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Too Fast To Handle For Park Place Motorsports

Park Place Motorsports ends its 10-hour fight after three due to an undiagnosed gearbox issue at Road Atlanta. Spencer Pumpelly made heads turn as he turned determined laps when disaster struck during the Motul Petit Le Mans. The No. 73 Park Place Porsche GT3 R slowed to a stop on track. Pumpelly maneuvered the No. … Continue reading

Porsche takes up Petit Le Mans from second grid row

The Porsche GT Team takes up the last race of the 2018 IMSA Weathertech SportsCar Championship season from the second grid row. In Friday’s qualifying at Braselton, Georgia, Earl Bamber (New Zealand) set the third fastest lap time in the No. 912 Porsche 911 RSR. In the ca. 510 hp sister car with the starting … Continue reading

New Season Opener; Return To Montreal, Laguna Seca Highlight 2019 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA

The 2019 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama will feature a new season-opening round, a return to two popular venues from the series’ past and a new-for-2019 television partner as International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) officials revealed next year’s calendar at the site of 2018’s final event weekend. The 2019 schedule will feature an … Continue reading

Season Complete: Kolkmann Finishes Third in Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA Championship

David Kolkmann claimed third in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama Platinum Class Championship with the season completion in Road Atlanta. Kolkmann finished Race One in sixth and Race Two in fifth on the 2.45- mile track, respectively. The two 45-minute sprint races were further shortened by yellow flags caused by cars going … Continue reading

Robichon Closes Out 2018 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA With Win at Road Atlanta; Estep, Metni Wrap Up Season-Long Titles in Season Finale

Zacharie Robichon won his seventh Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama battle on Friday morning at Road Atlanta while Trenton Estep won the season-long war in the 2018 season finale. Driving the No. 19 Moorespeed Porsche GT3 Cup machine, Robichon started the race from the pole position and led every lap en route to … Continue reading

Robichon Picks Up Sixth 2018 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA Win in Penultimate Race of Season at Road Atlanta

It wasn’t without adventure, but Canadian driver Zacharie Robichon claimed his sixth Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama victory in seven starts this season in Thursday’s penultimate round of the 2018 season. Driving the No. 19 Moorespeed Porsche 911 GT3 Cup car that he qualified on the pole position earlier in the day, Robichon … Continue reading