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California 8 Hours

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Wright Motorsports Retires from the Lead at the California 8 Hours

Upon leading at the halfway mark, a defect gearshift component ended the Intercontinental GT Challenge’s California 8 Hour early for the No. 912 Wright Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3 R entry of Matt Campbell [Australia], Dennis Olsen [Norway], Dirk Werner [Germany]. Despite the unfortunate outcome, the group saw their experience and teamwork shine through cooperation with … Continue reading

Podium for Park Place Motorsports in the California 8 Hours

The new Porsche 911 GT3 R scored a place on the podium at its first outing in the Intercontinental GT Challenge. Works drivers Romain Dumas (France) and Sven Müller (Germany) as well as Porsche Young Professional Mathieu Jaminet (France) finished the eight-hour race at Laguna Seca (USA) in third place. Over long stretches, the trio … Continue reading

TRG Gets Ready to Race

The Racers Group, one of North America’s winningest sportscar racing teams, has an action-packed weekend coming up as the team returns to the scenic coastline and rolling hills of the Monterey Peninsula. The famed Laguna Seca circuit plays host to the 3rd Intercontinental GT Challenge, California 8 Hours race and the Pirelli GT4 SprintX West … Continue reading

Intercontinental GT Challenge Championship Leaders Join Wright Motorsports for the California 8 Hour

Wright Motorsports has confirmed their return to the Intercontinental GT Challenge Presented by Pirelli’s California 8-Hours next week at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. With the support of Porsche Motorsport, the Ohio-based team will field the No. 912 Wright Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3 R entry for recent Bathurst 12 Hour victors, Matt Campbell [Australia], Dennis Olsen … Continue reading

Park Place Motorsports Makes Premier in California 8 Hours

Park Place Motorsports will run the No. 911 Park Place Porsche, Porsche 911 GT3 R, supported by Porsche Motorsport, in the Intercontinental Blancpain GT Challenge powered by Pirelli California 8 Hours March 28-30 at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. Park Place Motorsports’ driver lineup consists of works drivers Romain Dumas (France) and Sven Müller (Germany) and … Continue reading

Porsche pursues first overall win at Laguna Seca with the new 911 GT3 R

After a perfect opening round to the Intercontinental GT Challenge season, Porsche aims to extend its championship lead at round two of the year in Laguna Seca (USA). At the twelve-hour race in Bathurst (Australia) on the spectacular Mount Panorama racetrack, works driver Dirk Werner (Germany) as well as Porsche Young Professionals Matt Campbell (Australia) … Continue reading

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