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Frédéric Makowiecki

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PORSCHE GT TEAM CELEBRATES FIRST WIN OF THE SEASON AT “PETIT LE MANS”

At “Petit Le Mans” on the Road Atlanta racetrack, the Porsche GT Team has achieved its first win in this year’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Works drivers Nick Tandy (Great Britain), Frédéric Makowiecki (France) and Matt Campbell (Australia) won the ten-hour race in the US state of Georgia by a narrow 1.779 seconds. The second … Continue reading

PORSCHE GT TEAM AND IMSA BACK TO NORTH CAROLINA ROVAL

20 years ago IMSA held its only race to-date at the Charlotte Motor Speedway (CMS) with Porsche holding nearly half the starting spots. Since that time much has changed in the sport and at the Concord, North Carolina track. It will all come back together on Saturday October 10 when three Porsche-built race cars will … Continue reading

PORSCHE CARS LINE UP WITH SPECIAL LIVERIES AT LE MANS

On September 19th and 20th, Porsche will take on the challenge of the Le Mans endurance classic with vehicles finished in special designs. The two 911 RSR fielded by the Porsche GT Team tackle the hotly contested GTE-Pro class featuring red-white and black-white liveries – to commemorate the first of 19 overall victories at the … Continue reading

PORSCHE TO START AT ROAD ATLANTA FROM POLE POSITION

At round six of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, the Porsche GT Team has claimed its fourth pole position of the season. Driving the No. 911 Porsche 911 RSR, Nick Tandy from Great Britain turned the fastest lap in the GTLM class at Road Atlanta setting a time of 1:16.167 minutes. His works driver teammate … Continue reading

PORSCHE HEADS TO ROAD ATLANTA HIGHLY MOTIVATED

The Porsche GT Team has big plans for the next highlight on the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship calendar: At the upcoming sixth round of the season on 5 September at Road Atlanta in the US state of Georgia, the squad is determined to clinch the first win of the season with the two new Porsche … Continue reading

PORSCHE LOCKS OUT THE FIRST GRID ROW IN QUALIFYING AT VIRGINIA INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY

The two Porsche 911 RSR will take up round five of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship from the first grid row. During the qualifying on the Virginia International Raceway (USA), Frenchman Frédéric Makowiecki clocked the best time in the No. 911 car. His works driver teammate Laurens Vanthoor from Belgium planted the No. 912 vehicle … Continue reading

PORSCHE GOES AFTER OVERALL VICTORY IN VIRGINIA

At round five of the IMSA SportsCar Championship at the Virginia International Raceway, the Porsche GT Team will field two 911 RSR in the GTLM class. As the two faster prototype classes will not be contested on the 5.263-kilometre racetrack, the sports car manufacturer will fight for overall victory for the first time in this … Continue reading

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

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