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DEBUT FOR THE NEWEST GENERATION OF THE PORSCHE 911 GT3 R

The new Porsche 911 GT3 R will be unveiled to the public at this year’s 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps. From the 2023 season, Porsche customer teams can campaign the new racing vehicle in worldwide motorsport events that adhere to the GT3 regulations. The vehicle is based on the latest 992-generation 911. Compared to its predecessor, … Continue reading

LAMBORGHINI ANNOUNCES DRIVERS BORTOLOTTI AND CALDARELLI FOR THE LMDh PROGRAM

Lamborghini Squadra Corse has announced the first two drivers in the line-up for the LMDh (Le Mans Daytona h) program, which will debut in 2024 in the FIA World Endurance Championship (Hypercar class) and IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship (GTP class). The Factory Drivers Andrea Caldarelli and Mirko Bortolotti, both currently involved in the most important … Continue reading

UNITED IMPRESSIVELY FIGHT BACK TO MAINTAIN TOP-SIX LE MANS FINISHING RECORD

United Autosports kept up its remarkable record of claiming a top-six finish in the Le Mans 24 Hours since the team’s 2017 debut in the legendary endurance sportscar race when Alex Lynn/Oliver Jarvis/Josh Pierson (#23) recovered brilliantly in the 90th running of the French classic this weekend (11-12 Jun).  The UK-based team bravely overcame an extraordinarily unfortunate … Continue reading

TOYOTA GAZOO RACING WINS FIFTH LE MANS 24 HOURS

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing stormed to victory in the 90th Le Mans 24 Hours to extend its winning run to five at the legendary Circuit de la Sarthe.  Sébastien Buemi, Brendon Hartley and Ryo Hirakawa drove a brilliant race in their #8 GR010 HYBRID, completing 380 laps to take the chequered flag in front of a … Continue reading

PORSCHE WINS THE GT CLASS AT THE 24 HOURS OF LE MANS

Porsche has won the GTE-Pro class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Works driver Gianmaria Bruni from Italy, Richard Lietz from Austria and Frédéric Makowiecki from France crossed the finish line in first place after an intensive and gripping race over 350 laps. At the wheel of the No. 91 Porsche 911 RSR, the … Continue reading

PORSCHE GT TEAM FIGHTING FOR THE WIN AT LE MANS

The Porsche GT Team is leading the GTE-Pro class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. After putting in strong drives through the night in their No. 92 Porsche 911 RSR, Kévin Estre, Michael Christensen and Laurens Vanthoor have built a gap at the front of more than a minute with eight hours of racing … Continue reading

STRONG START AT LE MANS FOR PORSCHE AND ITS CUSTOMER TEAMS

The Porsche GT Team and the customer squads have put in strong drives in the opening phase of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. At the four-hour mark, the two Porsche 911 RSR fielded by the works team are currently running in second and third in the fiercely contested GTE-Pro class. In the GTE-Am category, … Continue reading

UNITED AUTOSPORTS SECURE JOSH PIERSON FOR 2023 WEC SEASON

United Autosports, a year on from announcing Josh Pierson as the youngest driver to race in the FIA World Endurance Championship and at Le Mans, are pleased to announce that Josh will continue racing in this championship for a second consecutive year with the team in 2023.  After a hugely successful debut with the team, … Continue reading

TOYOTA GAZOO RACING TAKES DRAMATIC LE MANS POLE

Brendon Hartley left it until the last moment to earn TOYOTA GAZOO Racing their sixth consecutive Le Mans 24 Hours pole position in a thrilling Hyperpole contest at the Circuit de la Sarthe.  In the final seconds of the session, Brendon snatched his first Le Mans pole thanks to a lap of 3mins 24.408secs in … Continue reading

PORSCHE GT TEAM STARTS THE LE MANS 24 HOURS FROM THE SECOND GRID ROW

The two 911 RSR fielded by the Porsche GT Team will take up this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans from the second grid row. In the Hyperpole session, the two works drivers Frédéric Makowiecki from France and Laurens Vanthoor from Belgium planted the two ca. 378 kW (515 PS) 911 racers on positions three … Continue reading

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