The only American racing team in the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup, MOMO Megatron Lechner Racing is experiencing a respectable season in the highly competitive series. Identical Porsche 911 GT3 Cup cars allow each driver to display their racing talent, as battles are often side-by-side in thrilling competition from start to finish.
The Miami, Florida-based MOMO Megatron Lechner Racing features drivers Dylan Pereira (Luxembourg) and Josh Webster (England) this season. Walter Lechner serves as Team Principal and manages the team from their Faisenau, Austria base. The Porsche 911 GT3 Cup, now in its seventh generation, sports a newly developed engine and improved aerodynamics for a faster, more efficient race car, utilized in 20 one-make racing series worldwide including the IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama and Ultra 94 IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama.
The MOMO Megatron Lechner Racing team results include a season-opening podium in Barcelona for Pereira and ninth for Webster. At the second round in Monaco, Pereira collected another third-place finish, with John placing a season high eighth. At Silverstone, a tire puncture sidelined Pereira, who was second in the championship after the first three rounds. Webster finished ninth at his hometown race.
The series moves into Round 5 of 10 races this weekend for the Grand Prix of Hockenheim, July 20-22, 2018 at the 2.84 mile, 13-turn Hockenheimring circuit.
Henrique Cisneros, Chairman of MOMO Automotive Group.
“MOMO Megatron was very excited to partner with Lechner Racing for this year’s Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup series. Their racing heritage and superior performance in Porsche Supercup was what MOMO Megatron needed to take our team to next level. Under the excellent leadership of Walter (Lechner), we’ve already achieved some success with two podiums by Dylan Pereira and a great job by Josh Webster this year as well.”
“This year we partnered with Walter Lechner to join forces to create the MOMO Megatron Lechner Racing and continue our Supercup program. We have put together a talented combination of drivers, management and racing knowledge and Dylan is currently third in the points and Josh just outside the Top 10 in a very competitive series this year. We’re headed to round 5 of 10 and have a lot of competition ahead still but are happy the results we’ve achieved so far. Walter Lechner has been doing an amazing job leading the team this season. We’re also happy to have Popular Bank as a partner this season.”