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PODIUM FINISH FOR THE PORSCHE GT TEAM IN THE 6 HOURS OF FUJI

The two 911 RSR fielded by the Porsche GT Team have finished the 6 Hours of Fuji (Japan) in positions three and four. Works drivers Michael Christensen from Denmark and Kévin Estre from France achieved a podium result at the wheel of the No. 92 car. In the manufacturer’s classification, Porsche is just one point … Continue reading

PORSCHE AIMS TO EXTEND FIA WEC LEAD AT THE RETURN TO FUJI

Porsche travels to round five of the FIA World Endurance Championship WEC in Fuji as the series leader. The factory squad aims to clinch its third GTE-Pro class win of the season in Japan and is eager to take another step towards claiming the world title. After recovering from an illness, Richard Lietz returns to … 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

BITTER START TO THE NURBURGRING 24-HOURS FOR THE PORSCHE CUSTOMER TEAMS

The two Porsche 911 GT3 R fielded by the customer teams Manthey and Toksport WRT turned heads in the early phase of the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring. However, both retired early after accidents. The No. 1 car of the defending champions from Meuspath had to throw in the towel, as did the identical ca. … 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 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

PORSCHE TAKES WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP LEAD WITH ONE-TWO RESULT IN BAHRAIN

Facing difficult conditions, the Porsche GT Team has achieved its third win of the season in the FIA World Endurance Championship WEC. At the six-hour race in Bahrain, Frenchman Kévin Estre and Neel Jani from Switzerland in the No. 92 Porsche 911 RSR narrowly beat their works driver colleagues Gianmaria Bruni from Italy and Austrian … Continue reading

ESTRE AND JANI ON GTE PRO POLE IN BAHRAIN

Works driver Kévin Estre has planted the No. 92 Porsche 911 RSR on pole position in qualifying for the six-hour race in Bahrain. In the close hunt for top times, the Frenchman only just outpaced his Italian brand colleague Gianmaria Bruni in the identical ca. 515 PS nine-eleven with the starting number 91. For Kévin … Continue reading

WEATHERTECH RACING FINISHES THIRD AT VIR

Cooper MacNeil (Hinsdale, Ill.) and Kevin Estre (France) finished third in today’s running of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Michelin GT Challenge at Virginia International Raceway (VIR). MacNeil started the No. 79 WeatherTech Racing Porsche RSR from his third-place qualifying position. The area was covered in rain leading up to the start stopping just in … Continue reading

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