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Jorg Bergmeister

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PORSCHE CUSTOMER TEAM PROJECT 1 DECLARED CLASS WINNERS AT LE MANS

The Porsche customer team Project 1 has won the GTE-Am class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans (France). The No. 56 Porsche 911 RSR fielded by the squad from the German town of Lohne had initially crossed the finish line in second place at the 87th edition of the endurance classic. However, at the … Continue reading

PORSCHE WORKS DRIVERS FIGHT FOR TITLE AT LE MANS

The 24 Hours of Le Mans on 15/16 June marks the final round of the 2018/2019 Super Season of the FIA World Endurance Championship. After the Porsche GT Team clinched the manufacturers’ title in the FIA WEC at the previous six-hour race at Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium), the focus now turns to the duel between the Porsche … Continue reading

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

TWO PORSCHE 911 RSR TO COMPETE AT LEGENDARY ROAD AMERICA

With the Road America race on 5 August, the IMSA SportsCar Championship takes a short trip into the past. The storied 6.515-kilometre circuit close to Elkhart Lake in the US state of Wisconsin is regarded as the birthplace of American sports car racing. The Porsche GT Team fields two 911 RSR in the GTLM class … Continue reading

TRIPLE DEBUT FOR PROJECT 1 MOTORSPORT

For the first time in team history, Project 1 Motorsport ventures into the FIA World Endurance Championship. In close cooperation with Porsche, the team from Lohne will be using a Porsche 911 RSR in 2018. A trio of international drivers, consisting of Jörg Bergmeister, Patrick Lindsey and Egidio Perfetti, will be driving the car. Both … 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

MAIDEN RACE FOR THE PORSCHE 911 RSR ON THE SHORTEST IMSA TRACK OF THE SEASON

After a visit over the border to Canada, the IMSA SportsCar Championship returns to the United States. On 23 July, round seven of the most important and popular sports car race series on the North American continent takes off on the Lime Rock Park racetrack. At just 2.414 kilometres, this circuit located in the picturesque … Continue reading

BEST PORSCHE 911 RSR POSTS EIGHTH FASTEST TIME IN LE MANS QUALIFYING 1

In the first qualifying session for the 24 Hours of Le Mans on Wednesday, the best-placed Porsche 911 RSR with the starting number 92 posted the eighth quickest time in the GTE-Pro class. Sharing the cockpit of the winning racer from Weissach, which is based on the seventh generation of the iconic 911 sports car, … Continue reading

PORSCHE RUNS TWO 911 RSR AT THE SECOND IMSA SPORTS CAR CLASSIC OF THE YEAR

The Sebring International Raceway, the legendary airfield circuit in the heart of Florida, plays host to the 12 Hours of Sebring on 19 March. Last year, 140,000 spectators travelled to America’s oldest and toughest sports car race. The Porsche North America works team campaigns a pair of Porsche 911 RSR in the GTLM class at … Continue reading

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