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Laurens Vanthoor

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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

WEATHERTECH RACING PORSCHE PACES 24 HOURS OF LE MANS NIGHT PRACTICE

Cooper MacNeil (Hinsdale, Ill.), Laurens Vanthoor (Belgium), and Earl Bamber (New Zealand) were fastest in night practice after just missing Hyperpole today at the Circuit de la Sarthe. The WeatherTech Racing Porsche 911 RSR proved, once again, it has pace. In the qualifying session run at 19:00 CET this evening Bamber couldn’t get a clean … Continue reading

PORSCHE PRIVATEERS SEEK WIN AT AMERICA’S NATIONAL PARK OF SPEED

August on the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship schedule brings only one event, but it is at a destination venue: Road America. Porsche customer teams come to the Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin-track seeking the German sports car manufacturer’s 14th class victory on the 4.048-mile road course. On August 5 – 8, America’s National Park of Speed plays … Continue reading

KCMG’s TWO PORSCHE 911 GT3 R FINISH IN THE TOP 12 AT SPA

The Porsche customer team KCMG has concluded the Spa 24 Hours in positions five and twelve. The 911 GT3 R driven by the two Belgians Maxime Martin and Laurens Vanthoor as well as last year’s winner from Britain Nick Tandy crossed the finish line after 554 laps in front of the sister car shared by … Continue reading

KCMG’S PORSCHE DUO READY FOR THE CHALLENGE AT THE 24 HOURS OF SPA

KC Motorgroup Ltd. (KCMG) is set to take on the TotalEnergies 24 Hours of Spa with two Porsche 911 GT3 R on July 29 – August 1. The fearsome Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps boasts some of the most formidable and famous corners in the world. Winding through the Ardennes Forest, the quick nature of the track … Continue reading

PORSCHE PRIVATEER QUARTET LOOKS TO PERFORM ON SIX-HOUR STAGE

A quartet of Porsche privateer race teams look to continue the German marque’s success on the great stages of North American endurance racing. This upcoming weekend at one of the United States’ most historic road courses, WeatherTech Racing, Team Hardpoint EBM, Pfaff Motorsports and Wright Motorsports each bring a class-specific Porsche 911-based race car (911 … Continue reading

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