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Frédéric Makowiecki

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NICK TANDY AND FRED MAKOWIECKI TO DRIVE THE PORSCHE PENSKE MOTORSPORT 963 HYBRID IN 2023

After a two-year break, Nick Tandy returns to the Porsche Motorsport works squad. In 2023, the 38-year-old UK driver will compete for overall victories in the 963 fielded by Porsche Penske Motorsport. The first test drives in the new prototype for the FIA World Endurance Championship WEC and the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship are planned … Continue reading

THE NEW PORSCHE 911 GT3 R SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETES FIRST TEST RACE

Frédéric Makowiecki and Julien Andlauer have finished on the podium at the first trial run of the newly developed Porsche 911 GT3 R. The two Frenchmen achieved third place at round seven of the Nürburgring Endurance Series. The new 911 GT3 R is the second racing car from Porsche based on the 992 generation. The … Continue reading

FINAL LE MANS APPEARANCE OF THE TWO PORSCHE GT TEAM 911 RSR

Porsche has set itself a big goal for the final GTE-Pro-class race at Le Mans for the 911 RSR: The works team is determined to secure a class win at the 24 Hours of Le Mans on 11/12 June. The endurance classic on the 13.626-kilometre Circuit des 24 Heures in the west of France will … Continue reading

WEATHERTECH RACING WINS AT PETIT LE MANS

Matt Campbell (Australia), Mathieu Jaminet (France), and Cooper MacNeil (Hinsdale, Ill.) won today’s running of the Motul Petit Le Mans race at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta. The win is historic as it is the last race for the GTLM Class cars in IMSA competition. The six-car IMSA WeatherTech GTLM field gave the capacity crowd at … Continue reading

WEATHERTECH RACING TO START ON THE FRONT ROW AT PETIT LE MANS

The Porsche customer team WeatherTech Racing has scored a good grid spot at the qualifying for the final event of this season’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. In the hunt for top times on the Road Atlanta circuit in the US state of Georgia, the Australian works driver Matt Campbell posted the second-fastest time at the … Continue reading

WEATHERTECH RACING TO RUN SECOND PORSCHE 911 RSR AT PETIT LE MANS

WeatherTech Racing enters second car in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season-ending Motul Petit Le Mans to run at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, Nov. 10-13. The No. 97 WeatherTech Racing Porsche RSR will be driven by Kévin Estre (France), Michael Christensen (Netherlands), and Frédéric Makowiecki (France). Proton Competition will prepare the second Porsche entry for next … Continue reading

PORSCHE LOSES THE DUEL FOR THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE IN THE VERY LAST METERS

The Porsche GT Team finished the last race of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) in positions two and four. At the eight-hour race in Bahrain, the No. 92 Porsche 911 RSR driven by Kévin Estre (France), Neel Jani (Switzerland) and Michael Christensen (Denmark) held a well-earned lead in a gripping final sprint to the … Continue reading

PODIUM FINISH FOR THE PORSCHE 911 RSR AT THE 24 HOURS OF LE MANS

Porsche has secured a podium spot in the fiercely contested GTE-Pro class at the 89th edition of the Le Mans 24-hour race. The works drivers Kévin Estre from France and Neel Jani from Switzerland as well as Denmark’s Michael Christensen achieved third place in the No. 92 Porsche 911 RSR. The No. 91 sister car … Continue reading

TWELVE PORSCHE 911 RSR TACKLE THE 24 HOURS OF LE MANS

The Porsche works team has set a high benchmark for the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Fielding two Porsche 911 RSR, Porsche hopes to lay the foundation for yet another title win in France. So far in this season’s FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), the factory squad has secured two class wins from three races. … Continue reading

PORSCHE ANNOUNCES DRIVER LINE-UP FOR THE 24 HOURS OF LE MANS

Porsche has secured the support of two endurance aces for the two FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) races in Portimão and Le Mans. In car (#91), Frédéric Makowiecki reinforces the regular WEC drivers Gianmaria Bruni from Italy and Richard Lietz from Austria. The Frenchman has been part of the driver line-up to tackle the 24 … Continue reading

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