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Frédéric Makowiecki

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PORSCHE CLAIMS POLE POSITION AT ROAD AMERICA

Defending champions Laurens Vanthoor (Belgium) and Earl Bamber (New Zealand) take up round four of the IMSA Sportscar Championship from pole position with the latest Porsche 911 RSR. With a time of 2:00.590 minutes, qualifying driver Vanthoor also set a new lap record for the GTLM class (GT Le Mans) on the storied Road America … Continue reading

PORSCHE TARGETS FIRST WIN OF THE IMSA SEASON AT ROAD AMERICA

At round four of the IMSA SportsCar Championship at Road America, the Porsche drivers will fight for the first win of the season with the 911 RSR. The North American factory squad fields two ca. 515-hp RSR racers in the GTLM class. Porsche is the only manufacturer by now to have climbed the podium at … Continue reading

SPIRITED PERFORMANCE EARNS PORSCHE A PODIUM PLACE AT SEBRING

Porsche continues its streak of podium results at round three of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Factory drivers Laurens Vanthoor from Belgium and New Zealander Earl Bamber achieved third place with the No. 912 Porsche 911 RSR at the Sebring International Raceway. The No. 911 sister car driven by Britain’s Nick Tandy and Frenchman Frédéric … Continue reading

BOTH PORSCHE 911 RSR ON THE PODIUM AT DAYTONA

Porsche has again finished on the podium with both 911 RSR at round two of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. In the race over two hours and 40 minutes at the Daytona International Speedway (USA), Earl Bamber from New Zealand and Belgium’s Laurens Vanthoor came second in the GTLM class in the No. 912 works … Continue reading

INTENSIVE DAY OF TESTING FOR MAKOWIECKI AND PREINING IN MARRAKESH

A day after the Marrakesh E-Prix, the TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team took part in the official rookie test for the ABB FIA Formula E Championship. Porsche works driver Frédéric Makowiecki (FR) and test and development driver Thomas Preining (AT) took to the track for the first time in the Porsche 99X Electric on … Continue reading

PORSCHE 911 RSR CELEBRATES SUCCESSFUL USA PREMIERE WITH DOUBLE PODIUM AT DAYTONA

The new Porsche 911 RSR celebrated a successful North American debut with a double podium at the 24 Hours of Daytona. After a strong team effort, the two ca. 515-hp nine-elevens fielded by the Porsche GT Team finished on second and third place. Porsche, which won the manufacturers’ championship in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship … Continue reading

THE NEW PORSCHE 911 RSR TO CELEBRATE RACE DEBUT IN NORTH AMERICA

The new Porsche 911 RSR lines up on the grid for the first time in North America to tackle the 24 Hours of Daytona (25/26 January). At the season-opening round of the IMSA SportsCar Championship in Florida, two ca. 515-hp, 2019-generation GT racers will be fielded in the GTLM class. The new GT flagship from … Continue reading

PORSCHE FACTORY AND CUSTOMER TEAMS HAVE A SUCCESSFUL DAYTONA TEST

The 2020 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season got off to a successful start for Porsche Motorsport factory and customer programs with the annual ROAR Before the Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway, January 3 – 5. At the end of three days of testing and qualifying sessions for both the factory-entered Porsche 911 RSR-19 and … Continue reading

PORSCHE PURSUES IMSA TITLES AT THE FINAL WORKS CAMPAIGN WITH THE PROVEN 911 RSR

Heading to the final round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at Road Atlanta (USA), Porsche is poised to clinch the manufacturer, team and driver titles. The North American factory team of the Stuttgart sports car manufacturer tackles the final ten-hour race, dubbed Petit Le Mans, on 12 October holding a clear lead in all … Continue reading

PORSCHE AIMS TO DEFEND ITS TITLE IN THE EIFEL WITH THE NEW 911 GT3 R

The Porsche customer team Manthey-Racing tackles the 24-hour race on the Nürburgring on 22/23 June as the title defenders. After last year’s victory with the Porsche works drivers Richard Lietz (Austria), Patrick Pilet, Frédéric Makowiecki (both France) and Nick Tandy (Great Britain), the experienced squad from Meuspath are now aiming for the seventh overall victory. … Continue reading

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