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Dickinson holds of late challenges to win opener of Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge tripleheader at Road Atlanta

Riley Dickinson saw his championship hopes directly in his mirror and didn’t blink. The Texan held off Jeff Kingsley on a pair of late restarts to win this morning’s first race of a Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama tripleheader at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta. Starting from the pole position in the No. 53 … Continue reading

50 years on, GPX Racing masterminds a Gulf Porsche victory in Sicily

Earlier this year, GPX Racing presented the livery of its three Porsche 911 GT3 Rs, directly inspired by those of the Porsche 908/3s in Gulf colours entered for the 1970 Targa Florio. 50 years after the double scored by the Stuttgart prototypes, the driver lineup comprising Frédéric Fatien, founder and owner of the team, Jordan … Continue reading

Porsche GT Team will not compete in the IMSA race in Mid-Ohio

The Porsche GT Team will not be participating in the seventh round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship on September 27th at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. This decision was taken due to three positive Covid-19 tests that were confirmed during the 24 Hours of Le Mans last weekend. As a precautionary measure, Porsche Motorsport … Continue reading

Porsche claims a podium with Wright Motorsports at Road Atlanta

The Porsche customer team Wright Motorsports has claimed a podium result at the six-hour race of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Driving a Porsche 911 GT3 R, the American works driver Patrick Long, his compatriot Ryan Hardwick and Belgium’s Jan Heylen secured third place in the GTD class at Road Atlanta. With fluctuating temperatures in … Continue reading

Donington delivers dramatic Porsche Sprint Challenge GB double in soaking conditions

Cayman Islands Porsche Sprint Challenge GB, Porsche Motorsport GB’s second one-make championship, travelled to Donington Park for rounds three and four of the 2020 championship. A grid of mechanically identical 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport cars took part in two action-packed races in wet conditions on Sunday in support of British GT – Britain’s premier GT … Continue reading

Porsche Factory Driver Patrick Long Celebrates Birthday

Patrick Long, North America’s sole Porsche factory driver, celebrates his 39th birthday on July 28. One of the most successful sports car drivers of the last two decades, the Manhattan Beach, California resident has earned two 24 Hours of Le Mans GT titles with Porsche (2004, 2007) as well as three IMSA (American Le Mans … Continue reading