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Wright Motorsports Considers ‘Big Picture’

“You win some and you lose some”, but how you adapt is what builds the foundation of a championship-caliber program. The 56th running of the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona saw Wright Motorsports choose perseverance by pushing the No. 58 Porsche 911 GT3 R of Patrick Long, Christina Nielsen, Robert Renauer, and Mathieu Jaminet to … Continue reading

Nielsen, Wright Motorsports Are the Underdog Story of the 2018 Rolex 24 At Daytona

Christina Nielsen’s race at the Rolex 24 at Daytona was part of one of the most compelling stories that developed over the entire event weekend. In her first outing with Wright Motorsports, the two-time Champion and her co-drivers Patrick Long, Robert Renauer and Mathieu Jaminet fought for GTD class points harder than most during the … Continue reading

Porsche 911 RSR sixth at anniversary race in Florida

Fifty years after Porsche’s first overall victory at the 24 Hours of Daytona, the Porsche GT Team fielded two 911 RSR this weekend at the long distance classic in Florida. The 510 hp racer with the starting number 912, driven by two-time overall Le Mans winner Earl Bamber (New Zealand), Laurens Vanthoor (Belgium) and Gianmaria … Continue reading

Best Porsche 911 RSR running fifth before final race quarter in the Rolex 24

Drivers and teams have completed three quarters of the distance at the 24 Hours of Daytona, the traditional season-opener of the IMSA SportsCar Championship and the North American Endurance Cup. On Sunday morning, after 18 hours and 585 laps on the 5.729-kilometre Daytona International Speedway, the best Porsche 911 RSR with the starting number 912 … Continue reading

Best Porsche 911 RSR amongst the leaders at Daytona

At the 24 Hours of Daytona, the 911 RSR racers fielded by the Porsche GT Team continue to run well. At the wheel of the #911 Porsche, Patrick Pilet (France), Nick Tandy (Great Britain) and Frédéric Makowiecki (France) at times held the lead of the GTLM class. With five manufacturers contesting this category it is … Continue reading

Smooth start for the Porsche GT Team at Daytona

Both Porsche 911 RSR cars took off into the Daytona 24-hour race without any problems: The 510 hp race cars from Weissach, which celebrated their race debut at the Daytona International Speedway a year ago, face strong opposition in the traditionally cutthroat GTLM class. After the first hour of racing, the 911 RSR with the … Continue reading