Porsche Carrera Cup N.A. returns to the Brickyard – EAST AUTO NEWS

Porsche Carrera Cup N.A. returns to the Brickyard

The Porsche Deluxe Carrera Cup North America has raced every of its three seasons on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway however that is the primary time the premier one-make race collection in North America will race on the Brickyard’s street course alongside the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.

Becoming a member of IMSA’s Battle On the Bricks, the dual 40-minute races for the all-Porsche 911 GT3 Cup collection will act as rounds 11 and 12 of the 16-race title struggle.

Riley Dickinson enters the ultimate three race weekends of the 2023 race season centered on sustaining his excellent document within the No. 53 Kellymoss Porsche 911 GT3 Cup automobile with seven race wins and 6 excellent race weekends (twin race wins, pole positions, and quickest race laps).

There are 29 entries throughout the three lessons — Professional, Professional-Am, and Am — that can have their shot on the New Braunfels, Texas resident when Porsche Carrera Cup North America travels to the two.49-mile, 14-turn street course in Speedway, Indiana, September 15 – 17.


• Indianapolis is a particular place to racers however for factors chief Riley Dickinson, the Brickyard holds an much more particular place in his coronary heart. It’s the place the Texan earned his first profession Porsche Carrera Cup North America victory. The win got here within the second of two races held as a part of Porsche Sports activities Automobile Collectively Fest in 2022. Dickinson had been an everyday contender since becoming a member of the collection as a teen in 2021 however the September 4 Indy victory was his breakout second.

• This weekend marks the ultimate time the Porsche Carrera Cup North America will race with the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship this season. To this point, the collection has raced with IMSA 3 times — together with the doubleheader with IndyCar at Lengthy Seashore. It ran as help to Method 1 at Miami and NASCAR Xfinity Sequence at Highway America. The remaining races will see it because the headliner throughout Porsche Rennsport Reunion 7 at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, September 28-October 1 and its season finale with F1 at Circuit of The Americas on October 20-22.

• Like Sebring, Watkins Glen Worldwide, and Highway America, Indy is considered one of 4 tracks to host a Carrera Cup occasion every season (2021, ’22 and now ’23).

• Two Professional-Am class drivers will do double obligation with Carrera Cup alums this weekend in Indianapolis. PJ Hyett will race the No. 23 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup automobile for Kellymoss in Carrera Cup North America whereas sharing the AO Racing Porsche 911 GT3 R with 2021 Carrera Cup North America Champion Seb Priaulx within the GTD class of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Alan Metni may even compete in each collection. He’ll area the No. 99 for Kellymoss within the Professional-Am class for the 2 Carrera Cup rounds, sharing the No. 91 Kellymoss with Riley Porsche 911 GT3 R with 2021 and 2022 Carrera Cup North America runner-up Kay van Berlo within the GTD class of the WeatherTech Championship.

• Porsche buyer opponents may even break up their time between two help collection. Kyle Washington may even race in two championships this weekend. He’ll pilot the No. 32 GMG Racing Porsche within the Professional-Am class of Carrera Cup whereas becoming a member of Jeroen Bleekemolen within the No. 32 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS Clubsport within the GS class of the Michelin Pilot Problem. Rearden Racing enters Porsche race automobiles for Jake Pedersen in each Carrera Cup (No. 85 within the Professional class) and the No. 21 Porsche Cayman GT4 RS Clubsport with co-driver fellow Utah-resident Vesko Kozarov in Michelin Pilot Problem. NOLASPORT may even enter machines in each collection.

Click on HERE for the total Porsche Carrera Cup North America entry checklist.

Click on HERE for the present Porsche Carrera Cup North America Championship level standings.

All races air on the Peacock streaming app, IMSA.television and PorscheCarreraCup.us and are archived at: https://www.youtube.com/c/PorscheMotorsportNorthAmerica.

Schedule (all occasions Jap)

Friday, September 15
10:00am – 10:30am – Apply 1
1:45pm – 2:25pm – Apply 2
5:30pm – 6:00pm – Qualifying (all lessons)

Saturday, September 16
2:30pm– 3:10pm – Race 1 (40-minute race)

Sunday, September 17
9:40am – 10:20am – Race 2 (40-minute race)

Porsche Carrera Cup N.A. returns to the Brickyard – EAST AUTO NEWS


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