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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

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

GOOD STARTING POSITION FOR PORSCHE AT THE BATHURST 12 HOUR

Porsche will tackle the 12-hour race in Bathurst (Australia) from the fourth grid row. Porsche Young Professional Matt Campbell set the seventh quickest time in the Top 10 shootout on the Mount Panorama Circuit. The young Australian tapped virtually the full potential of the Porsche 911 GT3 R, which he shares with factory driver Dirk … Continue reading

2018: A VINTAGE YEAR FOR KEVIN ESTRE

Kévin Estre is a Porsche works driver in the grand touring category, at the summit of the endurance pyramid since 2016. This year, the man from Lyon scored what is the greatest victory in his career so far at the wheel of the 911 RSR in the emblematic Pink Pig livery. He went on to … 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

CRAFT-BAMBOO RACING SECURES TWO LE MANS WINNERS FOR SUZUKA 10 HOUR LINE-UP

Craft-Bamboo Racing has secured two recent 24 Hours of Le Mans winners for their Suzuka 10 Hour driver line-up. This announcement comes only five days after Laurens Vanthoor and Kevin Estre took victory in the GTE Pro class at the world famous 24 Hours of Le Mans in the world’s most iconic Porsche, the ‘Pink … 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

TIMO BERNHARD: “LOOKING FORWARD TO NEW ROLE IN THE ADAC GT MASTERS”

On the move from the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) to join the ADAC GT Masters, sports car star Timo Bernhard (36, DEU) will line up in the Super Sports Car League for the first time this year. In this interview, the two-time Le Mans winner and FIA World Endurance Champion, who recently won the … Continue reading

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