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Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA
ANSA Motorsports is one of the leading racing teams competing in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama. ANSA Motorsports won the Team and Driver (Gold Cup class) Championships in 2012 with driver Angel Benitez Jr. and the 2014 Team and Driver Championships (Gold Cup Class) with driver Patrick Otto Madsen who became the first driver from the country of Haiti to win a n international racing championship!
ANSA Motorsports raced in the 2015 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA with driver Dore Alexander Chaponick last year. The driver from Miami was racing for the first time at the professional level and did really well.
The Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama enters its 13th season in 2017 as one of the largest of Porsche’s 20 single-make Cup Challenge series in the world. The series produces intense, exciting competition for semi-professional and aspiring professional drivers in the world’s most produced and iconic race car, the Porsche 911 GT3 Cup.
The two class divisions in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama are Platinum Cup and Gold Cup, with each class featuring a Masters Championship (for drivers 45 and over). Each class is awarded with a podium at the end of every race, with individual champion honors at the end of every season. Points are awarded by finish in class.
All Platinum Cup drivers will race this season in the 2015 and 2014 version of the Porsche 911 GT3 Cup car, developed for Porsche one-make Cups worldwide and based on the street version of the current Porsche 911. The 3.8-liter power unit featured in the new 911 GT3 Cup car produces 460 horsepower and a maximum engine speed of 8,500 rpm. The current 911 GT3 Cup also includes a new Porsche six-speed sequential gearbox with a mechanical slip differential, with an electro-pneumatic paddle shift system creating faster, more efficient gear changes.
The 2010-2013 versions of the 911 GT3 Cup car will compete in the Gold Cup class, while the new 2014 model will race for Platinum Cup honors. The multi-tier field gives the fans quite a show with gold and platinum cup cars competing against one another with drivers new and seasoned alike.
The IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama will compete at eight different North American venues in 2017. All events will have two 45 minute races.
2017 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA
March 15-18 Sebring, Fl
April 21-13 Barber, AL
June 29-July 02 Watkins Glen, NY
August 3-6 Road America, WI
August 25-27 VIR, VA
September 15-17, Sonoma, CA
October 04-07, Petit Le Mans Atlanta, GA
To request more information and investigate about our Platinum and Gold programs for 2017, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.