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Matt Campbell

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WEATHERTECH RACING READY FOR SEBRING TWELVE

Matt Campbell (Australia) and Mathieu Jaminet (France) will join Cooper MacNeil (Hindsdale, Ill.) for the 69th running of the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring to run at Sebring International Raceway March 17-20. The team is coming off of a tough IMSA WeatherTech GTLM debut at the Rolex 24 Hour at Daytona where they had … Continue reading

PORSCHE GT TEAM CELEBRATES FIRST WIN OF THE SEASON AT “PETIT LE MANS”

At “Petit Le Mans” on the Road Atlanta racetrack, the Porsche GT Team has achieved its first win in this year’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Works drivers Nick Tandy (Great Britain), Frédéric Makowiecki (France) and Matt Campbell (Australia) won the ten-hour race in the US state of Georgia by a narrow 1.779 seconds. The second … Continue reading

PORSCHE SENDS NO LE MANS PARTICIPANTS TO THE NURBURGRING

Porsche has decided to send only a reduced number of participants to tackle the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring. This affects the factory-contracted racing drivers as well as members of Porsche Motorsport and Manthey-Racing who worked at the 24 Hours of Le Mans last weekend. The reason behind this decision is that three people have … Continue reading

GPX RACING IS SET TO TAKE ON EUROPE AND THE WORLD

The GPX Racing team is unveiling a double programme in the GT World Challenge Europe Endurance Cup and the Intercontinental GT Challenge with 100% Pro teams and reinforced allegiance to Porsche and the 911 GT3 R. The names of the driver line-ups announced today to race in the GT World Challenge Europe Endurance Cup show … Continue reading

MATT CAMPBELL SECURES FIRST POLE POSITION FOR PORSCHE AT BATHURST

An ideal qualifying for the Porsche customer team Absolute Racing at the opening round of this year’s Intercontinental GT Challenge: Porsche works driver Matt Campbell (Australia, No. 911) turned the fastest lap of the day (2:03.554 minutes) in qualifying for the Bathurst 12 Hour, thus handing Porsche its first pole position at the Mount Panorama … Continue reading

FIVE PORSCHE 911 GT3 R AIM FOR A SUCCESSFUL START TO THE IGTC SEASON AT BATHURST

Porsche launches its Title Defence Mission in the Intercontinental GT Challenge at Bathurst, Australia. In 2019, the sports car manufacturer claimed the IGTC titles in the manufacturers’ and drivers’ classifications. The gruelling twelve-hour race (January 31 to February 2) traditionally marks the start of the most important championship for GT3 sports cars. In the race … Continue reading

PORSCHE 911 RSR CELEBRATES SUCCESSFUL USA PREMIERE WITH DOUBLE PODIUM AT DAYTONA

The new Porsche 911 RSR celebrated a successful North American debut with a double podium at the 24 Hours of Daytona. After a strong team effort, the two ca. 515-hp nine-elevens fielded by the Porsche GT Team finished on second and third place. Porsche, which won the manufacturers’ championship in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship … Continue reading

THE NEW PORSCHE 911 RSR TO CELEBRATE RACE DEBUT IN NORTH AMERICA

The new Porsche 911 RSR lines up on the grid for the first time in North America to tackle the 24 Hours of Daytona (25/26 January). At the season-opening round of the IMSA SportsCar Championship in Florida, two ca. 515-hp, 2019-generation GT racers will be fielded in the GTLM class. The new GT flagship from … Continue reading

PORSCHE FACTORY AND CUSTOMER TEAMS HAVE A SUCCESSFUL DAYTONA TEST

The 2020 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season got off to a successful start for Porsche Motorsport factory and customer programs with the annual ROAR Before the Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway, January 3 – 5. At the end of three days of testing and qualifying sessions for both the factory-entered Porsche 911 RSR-19 and … Continue reading

WEC SERIES LEADER PORSCHE STRIVES FOR ANOTHER PODIUM FINISH WITH THE NEW 911 RSR

Porsche aims to defend its lead in the manufacturers’ classification of the FIA World Endurance Championship at round three of the season. The factory squad tackles the four-hour race in Shanghai (China) with two of the latest generation ca. 515 hp Porsche 911 RSR. After clinching a one-two at the season-opener in Silverstone (Great Britain) … Continue reading

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