December 7, 2019

BATAVIA, Ohio, (December 7, 2019) – As 2019 draws to a close, Wright Motorsports is charging into the 2020 sports car racing season at full speed, announcing a two car return to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Wright Motorsports newcomer Ryan Hardwick and Porsche Factory driver Patrick Long will be the full season drivers of the No. 16 Porsche 911 GT3 R, sponsored by leading sports nutrition company 1st Phorm and motorcycle and powersports retailer Mountain Motorsports. The 2020 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship will begin in January with the Roar Before the 24 and the Rolex 24 at Daytona.

Fresh off his rookie season in t...

October 20, 2019

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA (OCTOBER 19, 2019) – As the checkered flag waved at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Wright Motorsports completed a Blancpain GT World Challenge America season of success and adversity. Despite showing tremendous speed and agility, a challenging weekend, plagued with misfortune saw the Wright Motorsports team earn a pair of third place Pro/Am class podiums for the No. 91 Porsche 911 GT3 R of Anthony Imperato and Matt Campbell and two DNF results for Patrick Long and Scott Hargrove’s No. 58 Porsche 911 GT3 R.

Following the end of the 7-stop calendar, these results yielded a third place for both Porsche in the Manufacturer Champion...

October 18, 2019

BRASELTON, GA (October 11, 2019) – The Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA season closer at Road Atlanta proved to be a double-edged sword for the Wright Motorsports team. The double-header event was highlighted with pair of podiums along with runner-up championships for both Max Root and Fred Poordad in their respective classes.

Race 1:

Poordad kicked off the weekend on a high after earning what was the pole position in the Platinum Masters category and fifth overall. At the start of Race 1, the Texan dipped back down to second, but wasn’t prepared to back down just then. He continued to chase down the leaders until the final ten minutes when a m...

October 15, 2019

BATAVIA, OH (October 15, 2019) – Wright Motorsports will campaign two Porsche 911 GT3 R race cars in North American competition for the 2020 season. The two-car program will see new partners, 1st Phorm and Mountain Motorsports brought on board with Ryan Hardwick and the return of Henry Repeating Arms with Wright Motorsports regular, Anthony Imperato.

“I’m very pleased to welcome 1st Phorm, Mountain Motorsports and their driver, Ryan Hardwick to the Wright Motorsports team for 2020, along with the continuation of our partnership with Henry Repeating Arms and their driver, Anthony Imperato,” said Wright Motorsports Principal, John Wright. "Se...

October 9, 2019

BRASELTON, GA (October 9, 2018) – Following a whirlwind of a season for the Wright Motorsports team, the 2019 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama season comes to a close this weekend at Road Atlanta. The Ohio-based team’s trio of Porsche 911 GT3 Cup drivers – Max Root, Fred Poordad, and Charlie Luck—look to wrap things up on a high note in their double-header event, ahead of IMSA’s Motul Petit Le Mans weekend.

Max Root has been riding a wave of momentum since earning his first victory in IMSA competition with a VIRginia International Raceway sweep. Since then, the 20-year old Californian has taken a third victory and a second place af...

September 23, 2019

MONTEREY, CA (September 22, 2019) – Wright Motorsports leaves WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca victorious once again after Rounds 9 and 10 of the IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge. The double-header weekend saw a win and second place finish for both Max Root and Fred Poordad in each of their respective classes.

The tone was set for Root’s weekend after an impressive qualifying run landed him his first IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge pole position. At the start of Race 1, Root surrendered the top slot to DeAngelis, only lighting a fire under himself. From there, the Californian continued to put the pressure on his main championship protagonist until a brilliant...

September 23, 2019

ELKART LAKE, WI (September 22, 2019) – A trio of podiums highlighted Wright Motorsports’’ weekend at Road America. The double-header Blancpain GT World Challenge America event saw a second and sixth place overall finish for Patrick Long and Scott Hargrove’s No. 58 Porsche Consulting Porsche 911 GT3 R and a second and third place Pro/Am class finish for the No. 91 Henry Rifles Porsche of Matt Campbell and Anthony Imperato.

The weekend started off on mixed terms after Saturday morning’s qualifying sessions. In the first of two sessions Long lock in the second place starting slot in the No. 58 and Imperato take the No. 91 to seventh and third...

September 19, 2019

BATAVIA, OH (September 19, 2019) – Wright Motorsports will be riding a wave of momentum to the west coast as they head to the second to final stop on the IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge schedule at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. Max Root and Fred Poordad will look to repeat their winning success from VIRginia International Raceway at the double-header event.

Despite prior commitments, the event will see Wright Motorsports regular, Charlie Luck, respectively off driving duties to tend to a family obligation.

Still fresh off of his breakthrough victory sweep at VIRginia International Raceway, Max Root heads to his home event second in the Platinum ch...

September 17, 2019

BATAVIA, OH (September 18, 2019) – As the SRO America season winds down, Wright Motorsports is preparing for this week’s penultimate round at Road America. The team will look right the ship and push for some points with Scott Hargrove and Patrick Long’s No. 58 Porsche 911 GT3 R along with Anthony Imperato and Matt Campbell’s No. 91 Pro/Am class Porsche 911 GT3 R.

Wright Motorsport’s strong history of results at the 4-mile, 14-turn road course gives the team a sense of confidence heading to the race weekend.

Long’s Road America history beams of success with five victories to date — three of which have been in Wright Motorsports prepared Porsc...

September 1, 2019

WATKINS GLEN, NY (September 1, 2019) – The long gap in the SRO America schedule didn’t slow Wright Motorsports down as they returned to the podium in what proved to be a challenging weekend at Watkins Glen. The doubleheader saw a second and third place podium for the No. 91 Henry Rifles Porsche 911 GT3 R of Anthony Imperato and Dennis Olsen and two fourth place finishes for the No. 58 Porsche Consulting Porsche 911 GT3 R of Patrick Long and Scott Hargrove.

The weekend started off on mixed terms after Saturday morning’s qualifying sessions. In the first of two sessions Imperato took the Pro/Am class pole for the No. 91 and Long locked in the...

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