Watkins Glen

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Metni “Flying” on the Racetrack in Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA

“Teammate” isn’t the first word that comes to mind for most when describing their competitors in an athletic endeavor. But that’s exactly the term Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama driver Alan Metni uses when he talks about those who he has been racing against in similar Porsche 911 GT3 Cup race cars over … Continue reading

Wright Motorsports Returns to Pirelli World Challenge Action at Watkins Glen International

Wright Motorsports is prepared to jump right back into the thick of things for this weekend’s Pirelli World Challenge season closer at Watkins Glen International. Returning to GTA competition will be Anthony Imperato and the No. 91 Henry Repeating Arms Porsche 911 GT3 R. This marks Imperato’s second Pirelli World Challenge start since July’s round … Continue reading

Christina Nielsen, Wright Motorsports Battle the Odds; Earn Top-10 Finish at Watkins Glen

The Wright Motorsports crew and drivers showed strong consistency throughout an up-and-down race to earn a top-10 position in Sunday’s event, the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen. Christina Nielsen, and her co-drivers Patrick Long and Robert Renauer, each took turns gunning for the front of the field on this 3.4-mile circuit. Nielsen gained 10 … Continue reading

Estep Recovers from Crash in Practice to Win Race #2 in Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA at Watkins Glen

In the moments that followed a crash under wet conditions late in the second Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama practice session at Watkins Glen International Thursday afternoon, it would have been difficult to imagine Trenton Estep wheeling the No. 3 JDX Racing Porsche 911 GT3 Cup car into Victory Lane less than 48 … Continue reading

Defending IMSA GTD-Class Champion Christina Nielsen’s Next Target: the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen

After earning a remarkable sixth place in the world-famous 24 Hours of Le Mans event in France, Christina Nielsen is ready for her next race: the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen in New York on July 1. Nielsen won this endurance race two years ago, and this weekend she’ll aim for the podium once … Continue reading

Park Place Motorsports looking for podium success at Watkins Glen

Park Place Motorsports’ IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship program joins its Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama effort for the first time since March at Watkins Glen International. The team will compete in the Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen and rounds seven and eight of Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama competition. This … Continue reading