Max Root

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Weekend Sweep in Montreal for Roman De Angelis in Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge

He had to work a bit harder for it on Sunday, but Roman De Angelis once again found his way to the top step of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama podium at the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal. Coming off a pole position and win in Race 1 on Saturday, De Angelis started … Continue reading

Thompson Splashes to First Career Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA Win in Wet and Wild Race 1 at Mid-Ohio

Parker Thompson is no stranger to the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. The Canadian has previously raced here – and won – in open-wheel cars. But before Friday, Thompson never had driven a Porsche 911 GT3 Cup car in the rain anywhere. As it turns out, he’s a pretty quick study. In Saturday afternoon’s rain-soaked, 45-minute … Continue reading

PYDA VII: Porsche Young Drive Academy Moves to California in Seventh Year

In its seventh year, the Porsche Young Driver Academy (PYDA) has undergone the most significant retooling in its history. The four selected drivers of the 2018 class – Max Root (San Diego, California), David Kolkmann (Germany), Roman De Angelis (Canada) and Mitchell De Jong (Temecula, California) – participated in the intense two-day academy (October 21 … Continue reading

IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Titles on the Line for Wright Motorsports

The season is winding down and championships are on the line as Wright Motorsports enters the IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge season at Road Atlanta. The weekend is poised to be nothing short of exciting for the Batavia Ohio-based team as Max Root, Charlie Luck, and Anthony Imperato prepare to take one of America’s most classic … Continue reading

Root Shows Considerable Growth Nearing End of First Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA

When Max Root was introduced as the 2018 recipient of the IMSA Hurley Haywood GT3 Scholarship recipient in January at Daytona International Speedway, expectations were fairly high for the teenager from Rancho Santa Fe, California. After all, the previous year’s scholarship winner, Jake Eidson, put together a tremendous season in the 2017 Porsche GT3 Cup … Continue reading

Robichon Fights His Way to Weekend Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA Sweep At VIRginia International Raceway

In the three races prior to Sunday’s Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama round at VIRginia International Raceway, Zacharie Robichon had a relatively easy time en route to victory in each race. Each time – in both races at Road America two weeks ago and on Saturday here at VIR – Robichon started from … Continue reading