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Laurens Vanthoor

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KCMG ANNOUNCES FACTORY SUPPORTED PORSCHE ENTRY INTO 2022 ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA

KC Motorgroup Ltd. (KCMG) is set to kick off the new year with an entry in the 2022 Rolex 24 at Daytona on January 27 – 30, the first time the team has competed at the famous American endurance race. Taking part in the GTD Pro class, KCMG will compete in the factory-supported #2 Porsche … Continue reading

PORSCHE CUSTOMER TEAMS SCORE SIX TITLES AT IMSA WEATHERTECH SEASON FINALE

Porsche and its customer teams have celebrated a perfect end to the 2021 season of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. At the finale at Road Atlanta, Porsche clinched the manufacturers’ title in the GTD class and the IMSA Michelin Endurance Cup. The Pfaff Motorsports team with regular drivers Laurens Vanthoor (Belgium) and Zacharie Robichon (Canada) … Continue reading

WEATHERTECH RACING TO START ON THE FRONT ROW AT PETIT LE MANS

The Porsche customer team WeatherTech Racing has scored a good grid spot at the qualifying for the final event of this season’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. In the hunt for top times on the Road Atlanta circuit in the US state of Georgia, the Australian works driver Matt Campbell posted the second-fastest time at the … Continue reading

PFAFF FIGHTS FROM BEHIND TO SCORE VIR VICTORY

Showcasing the true fighting spirit that Porsche customer programs have personified for over 70 years, Pfaff Motorsport came from behind to score their fourth victory of the season at VIRginia International Raceway (VIR) on October 9. The GTD class win by the “Plaid Porsche” in the Michelin GT Challenge At VIR keeps the driving pair … Continue reading

PORSCHE CUSTOMER TEAMS TAKE ON WEATHERTECH GT CHALLENGE AT VIR

Event names rarely do justice to what unfolds on track. However, in the case of the Michelin GT Challenge At VIR, the title is a perfect representation of what the four Porsche customer race teams will face. The two-hour and 40-minute feature event on Saturday, October 9 at VIRginia International Raceway (VIR) is the second … Continue reading

PFAFF LONG BEACH SECOND-PLACE MOVES “PLAID PORSCHE” INTO IMSA GTD POINTS LEAD

Pfaff Motorsports moved the No. 9 “Plaid Porsche” to the top of the GTD class championship point standings following a hard-fought second-place finish at the Grand Prix of Long Beach on Saturday, September 25. The 100-minute race – the shortest of the season for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship – on the temporary race course … Continue reading

PORSCHE CUSTOMER TEAMS HEAD TO LONG BEACH

North America’s largest Porsche market will increase by five this weekend as the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship travels to Southern California with a quintet of Porsche customer programs on the entry list. The five Porsche race cars entered in the Grand Prix of Long Beach matches the largest number of 911-based race cars to compete … Continue reading

PORSCHE PODIUMS HIGHLIGHT LAGUNA SECA WEEKEND

Porsche customer teams celebrated two victories, a pair of third-place finishes and a top-ten at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca over the weekend. Wright Motorsport opened the Monterey SportsCar Championship event racing a Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport to victory in the Michelin Pilot Challenge on Saturday, September 11. In Sunday’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race … Continue reading

WEATHERTECH RACING PORSCHE OUT OF THE 24 HOURS OF LE MANS

Cooper MacNeil (Hinsdale, Ill.), Laurens Vanthoor (Belgium), and Earl Bamber (New Zealand) are out of the 24 hours of Le Mans.  After 138 laps and running in sixth on the lead lap in LM GTE PRO MacNeil went off in the Ford Chicane hitting the outside wall just before pit road and ending the race … Continue reading

WEATHERTECH RACING READY FOR THE 24 HOURS OF LE MANS

Cooper MacNeil (Hinsdale, Ill.), Laurens Vanthoor (Belgium), and Earl Bamber (New Zealand) are ready for 24 hours of racing starting on Saturday at the Circuit de la Sarthe. The WeatherTech Racing Porsche 911 RSR continues to run at the front of the ultra-competitive GTLM PRO category, with Vanthoor posting the fastest time in the last … Continue reading

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