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2017 PWC/IMSA - Sonoma Raceway
September 17, 2017

Long Claims 2017 PWC Championships

Patrick Long and the Wright Motorsport crew capped the 2017 Pirelli World Challenge season in fine style, clinching the GT Overall championship with a p3 on Saturday and adding the GT Sprint, manufacturer and team championships with a P2 on …

2017 PWC - Circuit of The Americas
September 03, 2017

Big Results in Austin

The Pirelli World Challenge series held a rare triple-header at Circuit of the Americas this weekend, adding a makeup race from the rained-out Mosport race to a previously scheduled doubleheader. The series’ SprintX sub-championship, which features 60-minute races and teams …

2017 PWC - Utah Motorsports Campus
August 14, 2017

P3 and P6 in World Challenge Sprint X Utah Doubleheader

Patrick Long and Jörg Bergmeister teamed to claim another podium finish Saturday in round 7 of the Pirelli World Challenge Sprint X season at Utah Motorsport Campus, in their #58 Wright Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3 R. The longtime teammates went …

2017 PWC - Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course
July 31, 2017

P5 and P2 at PWC Mid-Ohio Doubleheader

Patrick Long and the #58 Wright Motorsports Racing crew had a competitive weekend at Mid-Ohio as the Pirelli World Challenge raced rounds 6 and 7 of the GT Sprint championship, claiming P5 in Saturday’s race and pole for Sunday’s feature. Starting …

2017 PWC - Road America
June 26, 2017

P2 and P1 in Road America Doubleheader

Patrick Long had cause to celebrate after he and the Wright Motorsports team put together a strong weekend, consolidating championship points by taking P2 in Saturday’s Pirelli World Challenge sprint round 5, then following it up with a race win …

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June 18, 2017

P9 in hyper-competitive 24 Hours of Le Mans

In a 24 Hours of Le Mans race that will go down in history as one of the deepest fields – across all four classes – Patrick Long, Mike Hedlund and Abdualaziz Al Faisal finished p9 in GTE-AM as the …

2017 Pirelli World Challenge - Lime Rock
May 28, 2017

Pole, Victory and Fast Race Lap at Lime Rock

Patrick Long and teammate Marc Lieb began the Pirelli World Challenge doubleheader weekend at Lime Rock Park in style Friday, setting pole, claiming a race win and setting fast race lap in the first of two SprintX races. In the …

2017 Pirelli World Challenge - CTMP Mosport
May 22, 2017

Qualifying Record, Pole and P2 at CTMP

Patrick Long’s run of success at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park continued through this weekend’s round 3 of the Pirelli World Challenge SprintX series. Driving again with Jörg Bergmeister in the #58 Wright Motorsport Porsche 911 GT3 R, Long started the weekend …

2017 PWC - Virginia International Raceway
April 30, 2017

Reunited Long/Bergmeister Pairing P7 at VIR

Longtime teammates Patrick Long and Jörg Bergmeister reunited for the inaugural Pirelli World Challenge Sprint-X race today at Virginia International Raceway, a race format that features two teammates per car, a 60-minute race and a mandatory driver change. The first …

2017 IMSA - Long Beach
April 10, 2017

P2 In the Back Yard at Long Beach

Patrick Long and the Wright Motorsport crew claimed 2nd place Sunday on the streets of Long Beach in round 3 of the 2017 Pirelli World Challenge, and retained his championship lead heading for the next doubleheader at Virginia International Raceway at …

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