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Front row start for Wright Motorsports at Sebring

The Porsche customer team Wright Motorsports has scored an excellent starting position in the qualifying for the 12-hour race at Sebring. Jan Heylen planted his No. 16 Porsche 911 GT3 R on the second grid spot in the GTD class. For tomorrow’s race, he shares the cockpit of the 500+hp GT3 vehicle from Weissach with … Continue reading

WeatherTech Racing to Start Fifth at Sebring

Cooper MacNeil (Hindsdale, Ill.), Matt Campbell (Australia), and Mathieu Jaminet (France) will start from the third row in GTLM for tomorrow’s 69th running of the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring.  MacNeil had the wheel of the red-white-and-blue WeatherTech Racing Porsche RSR for the 15-minute qualifying session. In his first ever GTLM qualifying drive, he … Continue reading

Suhle and Shahin top Porsche Michelin Sprint Challenge qualifying

Sunshine and warm track temperatures greeted teams as they ventured onto the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit for the opening round of the 2021 Porsche Michelin Sprint Challenge season. As expected McElrea Racing’s Ryan Suhle topped the timesheets in both the Friday practice sessions. Suhle’s advantage over the chasing Mobil Pro field in the day’s … Continue reading

Best Porsche 911 GT3 R tackles Kyalami nine-hour race from fifth on the grid

The Porsche customer teams have secured solid starting positions in the qualifying for the nine-hour race in Kyalami. The 911 GT3 R fielded by GPX Racing takes up the final round of the Intercontinental GT Challenge season from the fifth grid spot. In Friday’s Pole Shootout, works driver Matt Campbell turned his flying lap on … Continue reading

Harri Jones breaks Sandown lap record in Porsche PAYCE & Michelin Cup qualifying

The inaugural Porsche PAYCE and Michelin Cup saw Sandown International Raceway host the return of Porsche 911 GT3 Gen 1 and Gen 2 Cup cars to a Victorian race track after a 10 month forced season break. Sonic Motor Racing’s Michael Almond and Porsche Centre Melbourne’s Nick McBride set the early pace in Friday’s first … Continue reading

Porsche starts the WEC finale in Bahrain from pole position

The Porsche GT Team has secured a very strong starting position in the qualifying for the final round of the FIA World Endurance Championship WEC in Bahrain: The two ca. 515 hp Porsche 911 RSR take up the eight-hour race on Saturday from pole position and the second grid row of the GTE Pro category. … Continue reading

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