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Kévin Estre

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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

BEST PORSCHE 911 GT3 R ON THE FIFTH GRID FOR FOR BATHURST 12 HOUR

Putting in a strong performance in qualifying for the 12-hour race at Bathurst/Australia, Porsche Young Professional Matt Campbell (Australia) secured a good starting position for his Competition Motorsports team. In the over 500-hp Porsche 911 GT3 R, designed in Weissach by Porsche Motorsport for worldwide GT3 series on the basis of the 911 GT3 RS … Continue reading

PORSCHE SUPPORTS CUSTOMER TEAM AT 12-HOUR PURSUIT IN THE BLUE MOUNTAINS

Following the 24-hour classics in Dubai and Daytona, motor racing fans from around the world now aim their attention at Australia. On February 4th, the Bathurst 12 Hour event takes off at the legendary Mount Panorama Circuit in the state of New South Wales. The 12-hour race serves as the opening round of the Intercontinental … Continue reading

SPORTS CAR WORLD CHAMPION TIMO BERNHARD TO CONTEST 2018 ADAC GT MASTERS

The ADAC GT Masters is about to welcome a celebrity newcomer in the shape of Timo Bernhard. This year’s FIA World Endurance Champion and Le Mans winner has decided to make his personal debut in the 2018 Super Sports Car League. The 36-year-old will share the cockpit of a Porsche 911 GT3 R entered by … Continue reading

DOUBLE PODIUM FOR THE PORSCHE 911 RSR IN RAIN AND FOG AT MOUNT FUJI

The Porsche GT Team scored two podium spots with the Porsche 911 RSR in extremely difficult weather conditions at the six-hour race on the Fuji Speedway in Japan. Facing rain and fog, Richard Lietz (Austria) and Frédéric Makowiecki (France) secured second place in the strongly represented GTE-Pro class on Sunday after a long time in … Continue reading

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