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Stephen and Brenton Grove reveal FIA Motorsport Games GT livery

Stephen and Brenton Grove have taken the wraps off their 2022 FIA Motorsport Games livery where they’ll seek for another medal in the GT category. This year will see Stephen Grove captaining the Australian team in what will be an all-star line-up. Team Australia recently announced the participation of Porsche factory driver and 2016 Porsche … Continue reading

Thompson wins in Porsche Carrera Cup North America in Atlanta taking championship to tomorrow’s finale

Parker Thompson (Canadian-native living in Indianapolis, Indiana) drove a flawless race to earn his fifth win of the Porsche Carrera Cup North America Presented by the Cayman Islands season today at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta. His victory at the Braselton, Georgia-track moved the No. 9 JDX Racing Porsche 911 GT3 Cup race car to within … Continue reading

Wright Motorsports Makes Final Championship Bid at Petit Le Mans

After beginning the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship with a victory at the Rolex 24 At Daytona, Wright Motorsports heads to the season finale at Petit Le Mans for a final bid at the GTD class title. The No. 16 Porsche, with drivers Ryan Hardwick, Jan Heylen, and Zacharie Robichon, will compete in the 10-hour endurance … Continue reading

Porsche Carrera Cup North America comes to Atlanta finale with no title decided

The 2022 Porsche Carrera Cup North America Presented by the Cayman Islands season ends with rounds 15 and 16 at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, September 29 – 30. The premier one-make series has enjoyed remarkable growth in its second season in all areas. This weekend that continued success includes on-track action with 35 Porsche 911 … Continue reading

Wright Motorsports Welcomes Elia Erhart to Indianapolis 8 Hour Lineup

Following a successful weekend at Sebring International Raceway where Porsche customer racing team Wright Motorsports returned to victory lane and kept the championship lead in the Fanatec GT World Challenge America powered by AWS, the fight for the title heads to Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The Indianapolis 8 Hour will require all teams to add a … Continue reading

Porsche customer teams approach Petit Le Mans finale as title contenders

Entering the 25th Anniversary Motul Petit Le Mans, Porsche customer programs are not only contenders for victory at the silver anniversary of the 10-hour classic American endurance race but also for championships in every major GT category. Three Porsche 911 GT3 R race cars are entered for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season finale at … Continue reading

Double Porsche Carrera Cup GB podium appearance for Toro Verde GT at Silverstone

After a four-week break, Toro Verde GT returned to Porsche Carrera Cup GB action at Silverstone at the weekend (September 24/25) for the penultimate round of the season. Fielding a three-car line-up this time out, the team were joined by returnee Ross Wylie, experienced racer Lee Frost for his season debut, alongside full-season regular Angus … Continue reading

Wright Motorsports Retains Championship Lead Following Heated Sebring Weekend

The penultimate event of the Fanatec GT World Challenge America powered by AWS kept competitors and race fans guessing all weekend long, but the consistency of Wright Motorsports never faltered. With a third-place finish and a win in the pair of races by driver pairing Jan Heyelen and Charlie Luck, the team momentarily lost the … Continue reading

Silverstone weekend sends Porsche Carrera Cup GB championship battle down to the wire

Porsche Carrera Cup GB – the fastest single-marque GT racing championship in the UK – travelled to Silverstone for its penultimate weekend of the season. Kiern Jewiss (Team Parker Racing) drove to two overall victories in Northamptonshire, significantly bolstering his championship chances. However, the Pro category title fight will go down to the wire at … Continue reading

Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific enjoys successful weekend of racing

Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific’s teams and drivers enjoyed plenty of success this weekend, with strong showings in the European Le Mans Series (ELMS), GT World Challenge Asia and Porsche Carrera Cup Asia (PCCA). In Round 5 of the 2022 ELMS campaign, Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific Selected Driver Yifei Ye put in a scintillating lap to … Continue reading