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Dirk Werner

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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

Best Porsche 911 GT3 R on fifth grid spot for the California 8 Hours

The two American Porsche customer teams Wright Motorsports and Park Place Motorsports have achieved respectable starting positions for the eight-hour race at Laguna Seca. Matt Campbell (Australia) posted the fifth quickest time at the pole shootout in the 500+hp Porsche 911 GT3 R with the starting number 912. In the identical No. 911 car, Porsche … 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

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

Porsche takes Intercontinental GT Challenge victory in the Bathurst 12 Hour

Porsche claimed a thrilling victory in Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli’s season opener at the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour earlier today courtesy of Earl Bamber Motorsport’s Matt Campbell, Dirk Werner and Dennis Olsen. Aston Martin finished second overall but it was Mercedes-AMG that completed the Intercontinental GT Challenge podium following a nail-biting fight between … Continue reading

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