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FIVE PORSCHE 911 GT3 R AIM FOR A SUCCESSFUL START TO THE IGTC SEASON AT BATHURST

Porsche launches its Title Defence Mission in the Intercontinental GT Challenge at Bathurst, Australia. In 2019, the sports car manufacturer claimed the IGTC titles in the manufacturers’ and drivers’ classifications. The gruelling twelve-hour race (January 31 to February 2) traditionally marks the start of the most important championship for GT3 sports cars. In the race … Continue reading

PORSCHE ON THE SUZUKA 10 HOURS PODIUM AFTER STONG CHARGE THROUGH THE FIELD

Porsche has finished the ten-hour race at Suzuka (Japan) on the podium. Dirk Werner (Germany), Matt Campbell (Australia) and Dennis Olsen (Norway) mounted a charge back up the order that ultimately netted them third place at the flag. Putting in a flawless drive, the pilots of the number 912 car fielded by Absolute Racing were … Continue reading

PORSCHE MOTORSPORT ASIA PACIFIC AIMS TO CONTINUE COMPETITIVE RUN AHEAD OF SUZUKA 10 HOURS

Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific aims to build on its success with the new-generation Porsche 911 GT3 R in 2019 at the iconic Suzuka 10 Hours with four factory-supported regional customer teams fielding three Porsche works drivers and three Porsche Young Professionals. After the previous-generation Porsche 911 GT3 R was seen out with a stunning victory … Continue reading

PORSCHE SEALS MAIDEN INTERCONTINENTAL GT CHALLENGE VICTORY AT BATHURST 12 HOUR

Porsche claimed a thrilling victory in Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli’s season opener at the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour earlier today courtesy of Earl Bamber Motorsport’s Matt Campbell, Dirk Werner and Dennis Olsen. Aston Martin finished second overall but it was Mercedes-AMG that completed the Intercontinental GT Challenge podium following a nail-biting fight between … Continue reading

FOURTH PLACE FOR THE PORSCHE 911 GT3 R AT LAGUNA SECA

Wright Motorsports finished on fourth place with the Porsche 911 GT3 R at the final round of the Intercontinental GT Challenge in the USA. The Porsche works drivers Romain Dumas, Frédéric Makowiecki (both France) and Dirk Werner (Germany) crossed the finish line at the eight-hour race on the Laguna Seca Raceway in California after 306 … Continue reading

WRIGHT MOTORSPORTS SET FOR A CALIFORNIA EIGHT HOUR RETURN WITH AN ALL FACTORY DRIVER LINEUP

Following a whirlwind of a 2018 season, Wright Motorsports has confirmed their return to the Intercontinental GT Challenge’s (IGTC) California 8 Hour at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca with a single GT3 entry. The all-factory driver lineup will feature Romain Dumas (France), Dirk Werner (Germany) and Fred Makowiecki (France) the wheel of the No. 911 Wright … Continue reading

BEST PORSCHE 911 GT3 R ON THE FIFTH GRID FOR FOR BATHURST 12 HOUR

Putting in a strong performance in qualifying for the 12-hour race at Bathurst/Australia, Porsche Young Professional Matt Campbell (Australia) secured a good starting position for his Competition Motorsports team. In the over 500-hp Porsche 911 GT3 R, designed in Weissach by Porsche Motorsport for worldwide GT3 series on the basis of the 911 GT3 RS … Continue reading

PORSCHE SUPPORTS CUSTOMER TEAM AT 12-HOUR PURSUIT IN THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

Following the 24-hour classics in Dubai and Daytona, motor racing fans from around the world now aim their attention at Australia. On February 4th, the Bathurst 12 Hour event takes off at the legendary Mount Panorama Circuit in the state of New South Wales. The 12-hour race serves as the opening round of the Intercontinental … Continue reading

PORSCHE 911 RSR SECOND AT ROAD AMERICA IN A HEART STOPPING FINALE

The new Porsche 911 RSR continues on the road to success in the IMSA SportsCar Championship. A fortnight after its maiden victory at Lime Rock, the 510 hp racer from Weissach clinched second in the GTLM class in a heart-stopping finale on the legendary Road America racetrack. After the 2:40-hour race on the 6.515-kilometre circuit … Continue reading

FIRST WIN FOR THE NEW PORSCHE 911 RSR

The race weekend at Lime Rock Park could not have ended better for Porsche: The new Porsche 911 RSR celebrated its historic first victory at the racetrack in the US state of Connecticut. On Saturday, Patrick Pilet (France) and Dirk Werner (Germany) won round seven of the IMSA SportsCar Championship, North America’s premier sports car … Continue reading

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