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Road America Preview: Wright Motorsports in for Packed Wisconsin Weekend

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., (July 31, 2020) – Porsche racing team Wright Motorsports will double up on the racing action this weekend at Road America, racing in both the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama. The fourth round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship will see Ryan Hardwick and…
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July 31, 2020 0

Era Motorsport Seeks to Continue Podium Streak at Road America

ELKHART LAKE, Wis., (July 30, 2020) – This weekend, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship heads to Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin’s Road America for the next round in the 2020 schedule. This will be the third race for the LMP2 class, and Era Motorsport hopes to keep their podium streak alive with drivers Kyle Tilley and Dwight…
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July 30, 2020 0

Era Motorsport Continues Podium Streak at Sebring International Raceway

SEBRING, Fla., (July 19, 2020) – Era Motorsport is two for two in their debut IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season. The LMP2 racing team earned a second podium finish of the year at the Cadillac Grand Prix of Sebring with drivers Kyle Tilley and Dwight Merriman in the No. 18 Oreca. “I’m happy to get…
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July 19, 2020 0

Flying Lizard Motorsports Kicks Off Two Championships at Utah Motorsport Campus

TOOELE, Utah, (July 17, 2020) — Fresh off the GT4 America season-opening triple header at VIRginia International Raceway, Flying Lizard Motorsports has journeyed to Utah Motorsport Campus to kick off two more championships: the Porsche Sprint Trophy USA West and the new GT Celebration series. “To say racing has resumed for us would be an understatement,”…
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July 17, 2020 0

Era Motorsport Returns to Racing at Sebring International Raceway

SEBRING, Fla., (July 16, 2020) – After six long months, Era Motorsport will return to action this weekend at Sebring International Raceway for the Grand Prix of Sebring. The COVID-19 era of racing began earlier this month for three of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship classes, and now the LMP2 class will join the others…
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July 16, 2020 0

Sebring Preview: Wright Motorsports Heads to Florida for Grand Prix of Sebring

Sebring, Fla., (July 16, 2020) – Just two weeks after the 2020 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship resumed at Daytona International Speedway, round three is set to begin tomorrow afternoon at Sebring International Raceway. The No. 16 Wright Motorsports 1st Phorm Porsche 911 GT3 R of Ryan Hardwick and Patrick Long will compete in Saturday’s Grand…
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July 16, 2020 0

Era Motorsport Drivers Confirmed with IDEC Sport for 24 Hours of Le Mans

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (July 15, 2020) – Era Motorsport drivers Kyle Tilley and Dwight Merriman have signed with IDEC SPORT to race in the 2020 24 Hours of Le Mans, racing the No. 17 Era Motorsport Oreca 07. The pair will be joined by English racer Jonathan Kennard. IDEC SPORT is the sports branch of the…
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July 15, 2020 0

Flying Lizard Sweeps Sprint Triple Header VIRginia International Raceway

ALTON, Vir., (July 13, 2020) – Flying Lizard Motorsports returned to racing this weekend at VIRginia International Raceway in spectacular fashion, sweeping all three Sprint wins in the event’s triple header with Michael Dinan in the #210 Aston Martin Vantage GT4. Despite technical setbacks, the team’s SprintX programs with Dinan and Robby Foley, and Erin Vogel…
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July 13, 2020 0

Event Preview: Flying Lizard Motorsports Flied Back Into Action at Virginia International Raceway

Alton, Vir., (July 6, 2020) – Following a four month break in the 2020 calendar, the Pirelli GT4 America season resumes this weekend at VIRginia International Raceway. Flying Lizard Motorsports returns with its two car, two manufacturer squad, competing in both the Sprint and SprintX championships. The California-based squad celebrated three podiums at rounds one and…
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July 6, 2020 0

Wright Motorsports Resumes IMSA Championship at Daytona International Speedway

BATAVIA, Ohio, (July 1, 2020) – Wright Motorsports is finally back in action this weekend, racing in the Weathertech 240 at Daytona International Speedway, following a five-month pause in the calendar, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar championship rearranged the 2020 schedule, returning to Daytona, the only track the series has raced…
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July 1, 2020 0

Wright Motorsport Continues IMSA Season with Single Car Effort

BATAVIA, Ohio, (June 18, 2020) – When Wright Motorsports started the 2020 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, the team had a two-car effort in place with the full-season entry of the No. 16 1st Phorm Porsche, and the Sprint Cup entry of the No. 91 Henry Repeating Arms Porsche. Following the impact of COVID-19 on Henry…
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June 18, 2020 0

Potter Leads Victorious GRT Magnus Quarantine Effort In First Annual Dad-Prix 400

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (April 9, 2020) — As the motorsport world adjusts to a time without on-track action, GRT Magnus has taken first place in quarantine festivities, proving the team’s perseverance and tenacity to excel in all things. There may not be auto racing, but the competition continued for the fan favorite sports car racing…
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April 9, 2020 0

Era Motorsport Invites Fans to Design Petit Le Mans Livery

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (March 24, 2020) – Following the postponement or cancellation of the next three IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship events due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak and precautionary measures, Era Motorsport is rolling out a livery design contest for their fans around the world. As quarantine measures are being encouraged and implemented worldwide, Era Motorsport…
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March 24, 2020 0

Flying Lizard Fans Top Ten Moments

We at Flying Lizard Motorsports recently celebrated our 15th year in professional competition, and throughout the year, we asked our fans to submit what they would nominate as their favorite Lizard memory of all time. Over the course of ten days, where we hope you all are following the recommended precautions regarding stopping the spread…
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March 20, 2020 0

Meet the driver: Colin Braun

Hi! I’m Colin Braun, and I will be helping to co-pilot the No. 18 Era Motorsport Oreca 07 LMP2 for IMSA’s three remaining North American Endurance Championship (NAEC) races (Sebring, Watkins Glen, and Petit Le Mans). I’ll be joining Kyle Tilley and Dwight Merriman as we look to build on their third-place finish at the…
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March 11, 2020 0

Wright Motorsports Returns to Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., (March 11, 2020) – Wright Motorsports, the Porsche team that can’t get enough racing, will begin its third championship of the 2020 season this weekend on the streets of St. Petersburg, Florida. The team will return to the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama with race car driver Charlie Luck for…
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March 11, 2020 0

Flying Lizard Motorsports Celebrates 100TH Podium at GT4 America Opener

AUSTIN, Tex., (March 9, 2020) – Flying Lizard Motorsports returned to Circuit of the Americas in victorious fashion at the opening weekend for the 2020 GT4 America championship. After securing three podiums in four of the Sprint and SprintX races, the sports car racing team earned its 100th podium in professional competition. Racing two Aston Martin Vantage GT4…
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March 9, 2020 0

Wright Motorsports Sweeps Am Class in Austin GT World Challenge America

AUSTIN, Tex., (March 9, 2020) – Wright Motorsports celebrated a near-perfect weekend in the opening two rounds of the 2020 GT World Challenge America championship. The No. 20 Porsche 911 GT3 R of Fred Poordad and Max Root won both of the races in the AM class at Circuit of the Americas, closing out the…
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March 9, 2020 0

Marco Polo Motorsports Kicks off 2020 with Double Podium in Austin

AUSTIN, Tex., (March 9, 2020) – Sports car racing team Marco Polo Motorsports got the 2020 GT4 America season off to a strong start last weekend at Circuit of the Americas in Austin Texas. The No. 71 KTM X-BOW secured podium finishes in both races with drivers Nicolai Elghanayan and Mads Siljehaug, putting them fourth…
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March 9, 2020 0

TUNE IN: Marco Polo Motorsports Opens GT4 America Championship at Circuit of the Americas

AUSTIN, Tex., (March 4, 2020) – The 2020 GT4 America championship is set to begin this weekend in Austin, Texas, at the iconic Circuit of the Americas race track. Sports car racing team Marco Polo Motorsports is set to participate in their first SprintX championship, with drivers Nicolai Elghanayan and Reiter Engineering Works Driver Mads…
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March 4, 2020 0

Event Preview: Flying Lizard Motorsports Brings Strong Lineup to Austin Season Opener

AUSTIN, Tex., (March 2, 2020) – A new race season will begin this weekend for Flying Lizard Motorsports at Circuit of the Americas (COTA) in Austin, Texas. The six time sports car racing champions will again run three cars under the Lizard banner, debuting two new Aston Martin Vantage GT4s and a McLaren 570S GT4 in…
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March 2, 2020 0

Wright Motorsports Gears Up for GT World Challenge America Campaign with Root and Poordad

BATAVIA, Ohio, (March 2, 2020) – Wright Motorsports has returned for another season in the GT World Challenge America powered by AWS, beginning with this weekend’s double header at Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. Wright Motorsports drivers Max Root and Fred Poordad are advancing from the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA one-make championship…
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March 2, 2020 0

Wright Motorsports Confirms IMSA Sprint Entry with Imperato and Bleekemolen

BATAVIA, Ohio, (February 28, 2020) – After previously announcing the purchase of two Porsche 911 GT3 R cars for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Wright Motorsports will now enter the second Porsche in the WeatherTech Sprint Cup, beginning with April’s Grand Prix of Long Beach. Anthony Imperato, who is also racing in the No. 16…
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February 28, 2020 0

Sarah Tilley: So You Want to Run a Race Team?

Welcome to the glamorous, behind the scenes world of racing. I’m Sarah, a wee cog in the wheel that makes the Era Motorsport team keep rolling. I wear a few hats, like Team Coordinator, the girl who pays bills, sometimes graphic designer, team mom, etc. You wouldn’t believe how many jackets get lost on a…
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February 24, 2020 0

Era Motorsport Secures Colin Braun for North American Endurance Championship

SEBRING, Fla., (February 10, 2020) – Following a successful IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship debut at Daytona International Speedway last month, LMP2 sports car racing team Era Motorsport is excited to announce the addition of three-time Rolex 24 winner Colin Braun for the three remaining races of the North American Endurance Championship. The Indianapolis based sports…
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February 10, 2020 0

Marco Polo Motorsports Expands Program to GT4 America SprintX Championship

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., (February 6, 2020) – The opening event of the 2020 Pirelli GT4 America championship kicks off in less than a month, and Marco Polo Motorsports has big plans in store for the upcoming season. The KTM X-BOW team, managed by Muellerized…KTM, is proud to announce the expansion to the SprintX championship for…
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February 6, 2020 0

Erin Vogel and Michael Cooper to Race McLaren 570S GT4 with Flying Lizard Motorsports

SONOMA, Calif., (February 3, 2020) – After making her Pirelli GT4 America debut at Sonoma Raceway last summer, Erin Vogel will compete in the series for her first full season SRO program, returning to Flying Lizard Motorsport to run in the SprintX championship. Joining her in the two-driver championship will be four-time sports car racing champion…
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February 3, 2020 0

GRT Magnus Secures Podium at Rolex 24 At Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (January 27, 2020) – In the first race under the new banner of GRT Magnus, the No. 44 Flex-Box Lamborghini Huracán GT3 EVO of John Potter, Andy Lally, Spencer Pumpelly, and Marco Mapelli began its 2020 race season with a strong second place finish at the Rolex 24 At Daytona. The team ran…
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January 27, 2020 0

Era Motorsport Earns Podium Success at IMSA Debut in Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (January 27, 2020) – Era Motorsport, the little sports car team that could, raised eyebrows this weekend at the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season opener, the Rolex 24 at Daytona. The premier sports car racing series in North America began its 2020 season with the 24 hour long endurance race, and newly…
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January 27, 2020 0

Wright Motorsports Gets IMSA Season off to the Right Start at Rolex 24 At Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (January 27, 2020) – After months of preparation, the 2020 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship officially began last weekend at Daytona International Speedway for the Rolex 24 At Daytona. With a new car and a new driver lineup, sports car racing team Wright Motorsports secured an impressive fourth place finish for the No.…
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January 27, 2020 0

Magnus Racing Readies for Daytona 24 Hours with Return of Posters and Webcast, but no Gearbox

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla, (January 24, 2019) –  Ten years after making their debut as Magnus Racing at the Grand-Am Rolex 24 Hours, the team now known as GRT Magnus will kick off another season in the IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship beginning with the Rolex 24 at Daytona.  In celebration, the team is doing the same…
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January 24, 2020 0

Meet the Driver: Kyle Tilley

Hello everyone! I’m Kyle Tilley, and I will be at the wheel of the #18 Era Motorsport Oreca 07 LMP2 this coming weekend for the Rolex 24 at Daytona. I’m there not just as a driver, but I also own Era Motorsport! It’s a big weekend for me personally and professionally; I can’t wait! Prior…
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January 22, 2020 0

Era Motorsport Recruits the Best for IMSA Rolex 24 At Daytona Debut

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (January 22, 2020) – After months of on track testing and behind the scenes preparation, the management, drivers, and crew of Era Motorsport will make their IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship debut at this weekend’s Rolex 24 At Daytona. The LMP2 sports car team has recruited the some of the best personnel from…
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January 22, 2020 0

Rolex 24 Preview: 2020 Race Season Marks 20th Anniversary for Wright Motorsports

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (January 22, 2020) – Longtime Porsche racing team Wright Motorsports will celebrate its platinum anniversary this year, beginning with this weekend’s Rolex 24 At Daytona. The team will ring in its 20th year of competition with the longest and one of the most demanding events of the 2020 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship…
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January 22, 2020 0

PREVIEW: NTe Sport by M1 Makes IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge Debut at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (January 22, 2020) – As the new Michelin Pilot Challenge begins this weekend at Daytona International Speedway, NTe Sport by M1 is ready for their IMSA debut with Sheena Monk and Corey Lewis, in this weekend’s BMW Endurance Challenge. The pair will race full season in their new No. 3 McLaren 570S…
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January 22, 2020 0

Meet the Driver:Nic Minassian

Hello everyone, I am Nic Minassian and I will be racing this week at the Rolex 24 At Daytona in the No. 18 Era Motorsports Oreca in the LMP2 class with my team mates Kyle Tilley, Dwight Merriman, and Ryan Lewis. I have been a racing driver for 20 years, but I also do many…
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January 20, 2020 0

Flying Lizard Motorsports Switches to Aston Martin for GT4 America Return

SONOMA, Calif., (January 9, 2020) – Sports car racing champions Flying Lizard Motorsports will return to compete in the SRO-sanctioned GT4 America championship for 2020, making a splash with the new Aston Martin Vantage GT4. The team will again compete in both the Sprint and SprintX championships with returning American drivers Michael Dinan (Sprint, SprintX), and…
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January 9, 2020 0

Meet the Driver – Ryan Lewis!

Hi I’m Ryan. And I’m driving for Era Motorsport at the 2020 Rolex 24 At Daytona, which is pretty cool. So, a bit about me. I’m a racing driver, but sometimes I’m a driver coach, or a driving instructor for car manufacturers. Sometimes I’m even a car journalist. But at all times I am a…
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January 9, 2020 0

Era Motorsport Pleased with Roar Before the 24 Test

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (January 7, 2020) – New IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship team Era Motorsport has just completed the first full-series test of the season, the Roar Before the 24. With eight sessions over the course of the three days, the team made massive strides with their new Oreca LMP2 07 with drivers Kyle…
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January 7, 2020 0

Wright Motorsports Roars into 2020 with Successful Daytona Test

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (January 6, 2020) – The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship came together for the first time following the new year at Daytona International Speedway for the first official test of the 2020 season, the Roar Before the 24. The No. 16 Wright Motorsports 1st Phorm Porsche 911 GT3 R participated in all nine…
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January 6, 2020 0

GRT Magnus Rings in New Decade with New Livery, Celebrating New and Old Relationships

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (December 31, 2019) – A new era for the team formerly known as Magnus Racing is set to begin this week at the Roar Before the 24 at Daytona International Speedway, following a new partnership with GRT Grasser Racing. In the first official test of the 2020 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season, the…
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December 31, 2019 0

Era Motorsport Announces IMSA Rolex 24 Lineup

LMP2 sports car racing team Era Motorsport will make their IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship debut next week at Daytona International Speedway. IMSA’s Roar Before the 24 will open the 2020 race season as the first official test of the year, featuring over 40 cars from four classes, and Era Motorsport will run the No. 18…
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December 28, 2019 0

Wright Motorsports Unveils Livery and Lineup for Rolex 24 At Daytona

BATAVIA, Ohio, (December 20, 2019) – The final details for the Rolex 24 At Daytona Wright Motorsports No. 16 Porsche 911 GT3 R have been secured as the team prepares to begin its 20th year of professional competition in sports car racing. Anthony Imperato and Klaus Bachler will join Ryan Hardwick and Patrick Long in…
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December 20, 2019 0

Ryan Dalziel Set for Action Packed 2020 Season

WINTER PARK, Fla., (December 11, 2019) – Following what can only be described as a character building year, Ryan Dalziel is ready to put the 2019 season behind him and look ahead to 2020, where the sports car racing Scotsman will race in both the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, as well as GT World Challenge…
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December 11, 2019 0

Starworks Motorsport Returns to Prototype Racing in 2020 IMSA LMP2 Championship

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., (December 9, 2019) – On its 10 year anniversary, Starworks Motorsport will return to prototype racing for the 2020 season, running in IMSA’s LMP2 class under the team name of Tower Motorsport by Starworks. December 12th will see the four-time prototype champions taking delivery of a new ORECA 07 chassis, entering the…
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December 9, 2019 0

Wright Motorsports Announces IMSA WeatherTech Entry with Hardwick and Long

BATAVIA, Ohio, (December 7, 2019) – As 2019 draws to a close, Wright Motorsports is charging into the 2020 sports car racing season at full speed, announcing a two car return to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Wright Motorsports newcomer Ryan Hardwick and Porsche Factory driver Patrick Long will be the full season drivers of…
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December 7, 2019 0

Flying Lizard Returns for Fifth Consecutive 25 Hours of Thunderhill

SONOMA, Calif., (December 2, 2019) – Flying Lizard Motorsports is returning to Willows, California next month to compete in their fifth consecutive NASA 25 Hours of Thunderhill Presented by HAWK Performance. The reigning champions of the last four years have put together a last minute effort to defend their title, entering an Audi R8 GT4 in…
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December 2, 2019 0

Big Diehl Racing Concludes 2019 Season with Victory at Daytona

DAYTONA, Fla., ( November 18, 2019) – The 2019 Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli season concluded on a high note this weekend for Big Diehl Racing at Daytona International Speedway. The sports car racing team again partnered with Mike Cope Racing, entering Thomas Merrill into the season finale event at the legendary circuit. The…
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November 18, 2019 0

Flying Lizard Motorsports Finds Remarkable Success in Porsche Trophy West USA

SONOMA, Calif., (October 28, 2019) — This month, Flying Lizard Motorsports completed its most successful Porsche Trophy West USA season since joining the series in 2017. The eight race championship concluded earlier this month at Sonoma Raceway, and the Lizards closed out the year with an astounding 47 podiums and three class championships for drivers Martin Brauns,…
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October 28, 2019 0

Flying Lizard Closes Out SRO America Season in Las Vegas with Top Five Finish

LAS VEGAS, N.V. (October 20, 2019) – The 2019 SRO GT4 America season drew to a close this weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Flying Lizard Motorsports finished the championship with a fifth place finish overall, racking the total season tally up to ten top five finishes in 25 races. Michael Dinan and Robby Foley earned…
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October 20, 2019 0