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Nick Tandy and Fred Makowiecki to drive the Porsche Penske Motorsport 963 hybrid race car in 2023

After a two-year break, Nick Tandy returns to the Porsche Motorsport works squad. In 2023, the 38-year-old UK driver will compete for overall victories in the 963 fielded by Porsche Penske Motorsport. The first test drives in the new prototype for the FIA World Endurance Championship WEC and the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship are planned … Continue reading

Wright Motorsports Finishes Runner up in WeatherTech SportsCar Championship

When Wright Motorsports secured their monumental victory at the Rolex 24 At Daytona in January, the Porsche customer racing team immediately showed they would be a championship contender for the 2022 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Sunday at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, the battle for the GTD class title came down to the final laps, and … Continue reading

Porsche wins all IMSA GTD-Pro titles with Pfaff Motorsports

Porsche has won the manufacturer’s championship in the GTD-Pro class. The customer team Pfaff Motorsports secured the title, with Matt Campbell and Mathieu Jaminet crowned the new driver champions. These were the results after the finale of the 2022 IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship. The Porsche customer team from Canada finished the Petit Le Mans race … Continue reading

Porsche customer teams play it safe in qualifying at Road Atlanta

The Porsche customer team Pfaff Motorsports has avoided taking any risks at the final qualifying session of this year’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. The Brazilian works driver turned just seven cautious laps on the 4.088-kilometre Road Atlanta track at the wheel of his Porsche 911 GT3 R decked out in the popular lumberjack livery. The … Continue reading

Porsche 963 competes in North America with proven lucky numbers

The two Porsche 963 from Porsche Penske Motorsport will tackle the 2023 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship flying the race numbers 6 and 7. These digits are well known to the partners, Team Penske and Porsche, from their joint effort with the RS Spyder – and are associated with many great memories for both world-class companies. … Continue reading

Wright Motorsports Makes Final Championship Bid at Petit Le Mans

After beginning the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship with a victory at the Rolex 24 At Daytona, Wright Motorsports heads to the season finale at Petit Le Mans for a final bid at the GTD class title. The No. 16 Porsche, with drivers Ryan Hardwick, Jan Heylen, and Zacharie Robichon, will compete in the 10-hour endurance … Continue reading

Porsche customer teams approach Petit Le Mans finale as title contenders

Entering the 25th Anniversary Motul Petit Le Mans, Porsche customer programs are not only contenders for victory at the silver anniversary of the 10-hour classic American endurance race but also for championships in every major GT category. Three Porsche 911 GT3 R race cars are entered for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season finale at … Continue reading

Overall win for Pfaff Motorsports at VIR

Porsche customer team Pfaff Motorsports won the Michelin GT Challenge at VIR today in the all-GT car race at VIRginia International Raceway (VIR). The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s GTD Pro class victory accounts for the fifth win of the season for the car internationally recognized as the “Plaid Porsche”. Not only did Porsche factory drivers … Continue reading

Wright Motorsports finishes fifth in fuel determining race at VIR

VIRginia International Raceway delivered the most sensational races of the 2022 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship on Sunday. After another flawless execution by Wright Motorsports, the No. 16 Porsche 911 GT3 R finished fifth, in a race ultimately determined by fuel consumption. Provisionally, the top-five result–the fourth of the season for the Rolex 24 At Daytona … Continue reading

Wright Motorsports seeks positive strides at VIR

As the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season winds down, the pressure for the top honors only intensifies. This weekend, Porsche customer racing team Wright Motorsports heads to VIRginia International Raceway (VIR) in Danville, Virginia for the penultimate round of the 2022 GTD-class championship. The No. 16 Porsche 911 GT3 R, with drivers Ryan Hardwick and … Continue reading