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Gianmaria Bruni

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PORSCHE SETS SIGHTS ON THE WORLD ENDURANCE CHAMPIONSHIP

Porsche reaches a match point at round seven of the FIA Sports Car World Endurance Championship (WEC) at Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium). The factory squad from Weissach could take home the manufacturers’ title at the penultimate round of the 2018/2019 WEC Super Season. Two of the ca. 510 hp Porsche 911 RSR will go up against vehicles … Continue reading

PORSCHE TACKLES THE SEBRING 1,000 MILES FROM POLE POSITION

Porsche has secured the best possible starting position for the 1,000-mile race at Sebring in today’s qualifying. The defending world champions, factory drivers Kévin Estre (France) and Michael Christensen (Denmark), planted their number 92 Porsche 911 RSR on pole position. Piloting their ca. 510-hp race car with starting number 91, Richard Lietz (Austria) and Gianmaria … Continue reading

SECOND AND THIRD IN SHANGHAI FOR THE PORSCHE GT TEAM

Both Porsche 911 RSR fielded by the Porsche GT Team finished on the podium at the FIA World Sports Car Championship WEC in Shanghai. Heavy rain caused a turbulent race and led to multiple safety car phases, red-flags and many changes of position on the racetrack. After six hours and a strong team effort, the … Continue reading

WEC CHAMPIONSHIP LEADER PORSCHE AIMS FOR PODIUM IN FUJI

The Porsche GT Team is keen to extend its lead in the GTE-Pro category of the FIA World Sports Car Championship WEC. After scoring a double victory at Le Mans, as well as podium finishes at the season-opener in Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium) and Silverstone, Great Britain, Porsche now leads the manufacturers’ and drivers’ classifications. Round four … Continue reading

PORSCHE GT TEAM STARTS SPA WEC SEASON-OPENER FROM SECOND ROW

Porsche heads into the opening round of the Sports Car FIA World Endurance Championship on the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps on Saturday from the second grid row. In a breathtakingly close qualifying, Gianmaria Bruni (Italy) and Richard Lietz (Austria) set the third quickest time with their 911 RSR, just 87-thousandths of a second off pole position. … Continue reading

BEST PORSCHE 911 RSR SIXTH AT ANNIVERSARY RACE IN FLORIDA

Fifty years after Porsche’s first overall victory at the 24 Hours of Daytona, the Porsche GT Team fielded two 911 RSR this weekend at the long distance classic in Florida. The 510 hp racer with the starting number 912, driven by two-time overall Le Mans winner Earl Bamber (New Zealand), Laurens Vanthoor (Belgium) and Gianmaria … Continue reading

24 HOURS OF DAYTONA: STRONG PORSCHE CONTINGENT AT ANNIVERSARY RACE IN FLORIDA

Porsche celebrates a very special anniversary at the 24-hour race at the Daytona International Speedway: It is 50 years since Vic Elford, Jochen Neerpasch, Rolf Stommelen, Jo Siffert and Hans Herrmann, at the wheel of the 907LH (Longtail), claimed the first of 22 overall victories for Porsche at the world-famous endurance race in Florida. As … 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

THIRD POLE POSITION IN THREE WEEKS FOR THE NEW PORSCHE 911 RSR

First Bowmanville, then Nurburgring, and now Lime Rock: on Saturday the new Porsche 911 RSR will start from pole position for the third time in three weeks. In qualifying for round seven of the IMSA SportsCar Championship on the 2.141 kilometre circuit of Lime Rock Park Gianmaria Bruni (Italy) secured the best spot on the … Continue reading

GIANMARIA BRUNI: “I WAS VERY IMPRESSED WITH THE TEAM’S PROFESSIONALISM”

Gianmaria Bruni has waited a long time for this: On 2 July in Watkins Glen in the American state of New York, the Italian will contest his first race for Porsche with the 911 RSR. “It’s a big challenge for me to switch in the middle of the season to such a strongly supported series … Continue reading

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