311RS Motorsport: Multiple Wins at BIR
July 31st, 2020: 311RS Motorsport enters five (5) factory Porsche race cars for the 2020 PCA Club Race at Brainerd International Raceway. The team effort produced 3 overall wins, 5 podiums, and 9 class wins.
PCA Club Racing provided four (4) 311RS Motorsport drivers the opportunity to earn their racing licenses during the weekend.
Bruce Gates, driving his Porsche 911 GT2RS Clubsport, won Overall in both Sprint races.
Jeff Majkrzak drove his 2018 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup to two class wins in GTC7.
Gumer Alvero earned two wins in GTC6 with his 2015 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup.
John Hull, driving his freshly restored 2004 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup, earned the hard charger award for working from the back of the pack to pass 39 other Porsche drivers to finish 2nd in GTC3 in Sprint 1. In Sprint 2 he worked further forward to earn another 2nd in GTC3.
Ryan Gates drove his 2008 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup to 3rd Overall in Sprint 1.
Ryan drove the 311RS Motorsport Porsche 911 GT2RS Clubsport in the 90-min Enduro race with his father, Bruce Gates.
Together they battled back from a lengthy pitstop to finish 2nd behind the duo of Jeff Majkrzak and Leh Keen in Jeff’s 2018 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup.
Upcoming schedule: Ryan Gates is to campaign the 311RS Motorsport Porsche 911 GT2RS Clubsport at SRO Sonoma, SRO Road America, PCA Road America, SRO Watkins Glen, & SRO season finale at Indy.
Photos courtesy of Peter Lapinski
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