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Intercontinental GT Challenge

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GPX Racing dominates and accomplishes its mission at Kyalami

Four months after its sensational victory in the 24 Hours of Spa, GPX Racing returned to the track in the final round of the Intercontinental GT Challenge, the Kyalami 9 Hour. Its aim was to help Porsche win this prestigious GT3 Championship that enjoys incontestable international renown as the five events take place on the … Continue reading

Porsche claims Intercontinental GT Challenge manufacturers’ and drivers’ titles with win in South Africa

Porsche has won the manufacturers’ title for the first time in the Intercontinental GT Challenge. At the final round of the world’s most important championship for GT3 vehicles in Kyalami (South Africa), the Porsche 911 GT3 R fielded by Frikadelli Racing drove to victory. In a chaotic nine-hour race, works driver Nick Tandy (Great Britain) … Continue reading

Frikadelli Racing starts the Kyalami 9 Hours from pole position

The Porsche 911 GT3 R fielded by Frikadelli Racing will take up the nine-hour race in Kyalami (South Africa) from pole position. At the wheel of the No. 31 vehicle, Nick Tandy (Great Britain) turned the fastest lap in the decisive shootout on the wet 4.522-kilometre circuit in a time of 1:52.825 minutes. The identical … Continue reading

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

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