The 38-year-old Austrian was the 2015 GTE Pro champ on the planet Endurance Championship as well as has actually racked up 3 course victories as well as 3 various other platforms in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. In 2014 he won the GTLM course in the Rolex 24 as well as the list below year took course honors at Petit Le Mans.
Currently Lietz will certainly sign up with Wright’s full-season chauffeurs and also Ryan Hardwick and also Jan Heylen, as well as endurance 3rd male Zacharie Robichon.
“It’s excellent to invite Richard Lietz to Wright Motorsport,” stated group proprietor John Wright that saw his group secure in 2015’s Michelin Endurance Cup. “After over 20 years of our group competing Porsche equipment, we’re recognized to have a motorist of his quality join our stout schedule.
“Porsche is a wonderful supplier to be connected with, and also they choose just the most effective motorists to represent their brand name. He’ll be a fantastic enhancement to our group. After back-to-back fourth-place coatings at Daytona, we’re extremely excited to eliminate for that leading action.”
“Wright Motorsports will certainly be a brand-new group for me, and also I have actually listened to just the most effective concerning them,” claimed Lietz. “Daytona is constantly a wonderful area to race Porsches! I can not wait to begin collaborating with the group.”