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Porsche Customer Teams Target Extending Brand’s Daytona Success

22 overall wins. 78 class wins. 42 wins for the Porsche 911. An entry every year since the race’s inception in 1962. The numbers speak volumes about Porsche history at the Rolex 24 At Daytona. The numbers are no less impressive in the current day. The German sports car manufacturer shuttered its factory operation after … Continue reading

Porsche customer teams achieve podium results in both GT classes at Daytona

The Porsche customer team WeatherTech Racing has successfully concluded its first campaign with the Porsche 911 RSR in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Works driver Kévin Estre from France and the American Cooper MacNeil claimed the third podium step in the GTLM class at the qualifying event for 24 Hours of Daytona. In the GTD … Continue reading

WeatherTech Racing Finishes Third in IMSA Qualifying Race at Daytona

WeatherTech Racing drivers Cooper MacNeil (Hindsdale, Ill.) and Kevin Estre (France) drove the No.79 WeatherTech Racing Porsche RSR to a third-place finish in today’s running of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Motul Pole Award 100-minute qualifying race at Daytona International Speedway. The result will have them starting on the second row in GTLM for next … Continue reading

Wright Motorsports Swaps Chassis Before Motul Pole Award 100

Exactly 365 days after Black Swan Racing purchased a Porsche 911 GT3 R chassis from Wright Motorsports to run the 2020 Rolex 24 At Daytona, the car is coming back to its previous owner to race on track in Sunday’s Motul Pole Award 100 and next week’s Rolex 24. An incident in night practice resulted … Continue reading

Wright Motorsports’ Porsche 911 GT3 R starts from pole position at Daytona

The Porsche customer team Wright Motorsports secured pole position for the qualifying race at Daytona (USA). Ryan Hardwick from America lapped the 5.73-kilometre sports car track in Florida in his No. 16 Porsche 911 GT3 R in 1:46.831 minutes, thus beating the strong GTD class competition. In the GTLM category, his compatriot Cooper MacNeil concluded … Continue reading

Wright Motorsports Event Preview: The Roar Before the 24

The final preparations for the 2021 race season are underway this week as IMSA competitors will descend on Daytona International Speedway for this week’s Roar Before the 24. Wright Motorsports has a busy two weeks ahead, running in both the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and Michelin Pilot Challenge in the upcoming Roar and Rolex 24 at … Continue reading

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