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Michael Christensen

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FINAL LE MANS APPEARANCE OF THE TWO PORSCHE GT TEAM 911 RSR

Porsche has set itself a big goal for the final GTE-Pro-class race at Le Mans for the 911 RSR: The works team is determined to secure a class win at the 24 Hours of Le Mans on 11/12 June. The endurance classic on the 13.626-kilometre Circuit des 24 Heures in the west of France will … Continue reading

WEATHERTECH RACING WINS AT PETIT LE MANS

Matt Campbell (Australia), Mathieu Jaminet (France), and Cooper MacNeil (Hinsdale, Ill.) won today’s running of the Motul Petit Le Mans race at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta. The win is historic as it is the last race for the GTLM Class cars in IMSA competition. The six-car IMSA WeatherTech GTLM field gave the capacity crowd at … Continue reading

WEATHERTECH RACING TO RUN SECOND PORSCHE 911 RSR AT PETIT LE MANS

WeatherTech Racing enters second car in IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season-ending Motul Petit Le Mans to run at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, Nov. 10-13. The No. 97 WeatherTech Racing Porsche RSR will be driven by Kévin Estre (France), Michael Christensen (Netherlands), and Frédéric Makowiecki (France). Proton Competition will prepare the second Porsche entry for next … Continue reading

PORSCHE LOSES THE DUEL FOR THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE IN THE VERY LAST METERS

The Porsche GT Team finished the last race of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) in positions two and four. At the eight-hour race in Bahrain, the No. 92 Porsche 911 RSR driven by Kévin Estre (France), Neel Jani (Switzerland) and Michael Christensen (Denmark) held a well-earned lead in a gripping final sprint to the … Continue reading

PODIUM FINISH FOR THE PORSCHE 911 RSR AT THE 24 HOURS OF LE MANS

Porsche has secured a podium spot in the fiercely contested GTE-Pro class at the 89th edition of the Le Mans 24-hour race. The works drivers Kévin Estre from France and Neel Jani from Switzerland as well as Denmark’s Michael Christensen achieved third place in the No. 92 Porsche 911 RSR. The No. 91 sister car … Continue reading

TWELVE PORSCHE 911 RSR TACKLE THE 24 HOURS OF LE MANS

The Porsche works team has set a high benchmark for the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Fielding two Porsche 911 RSR, Porsche hopes to lay the foundation for yet another title win in France. So far in this season’s FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), the factory squad has secured two class wins from three races. … Continue reading

PORSCHE 911 GT3 R WINS THE NURBURGRING 24 HOURS IN MANTHEY’S ANNIVERSARY YEAR

The Manthey customer team has clinched its seventh outright victory at the Nürburgring 24-hour race. At the 49th edition of the endurance classic, works drivers Kévin Estre from France, Michael Christensen from Denmark and the Italian Matteo Cairoli crossed the finish line in first place at the wheel of the No. 911 Porsche 911 GT3 … Continue reading

PORSCHE ANNOUNCES DRIVER LINE-UP FOR THE 24 HOURS OF LE MANS

Porsche has secured the support of two endurance aces for the two FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) races in Portimão and Le Mans. In car (#91), Frédéric Makowiecki reinforces the regular WEC drivers Gianmaria Bruni from Italy and Richard Lietz from Austria. The Frenchman has been part of the driver line-up to tackle the 24 … Continue reading

ONE-TWO FOR PORSCHE AT THE WEC SEASON FINALE

The Porsche GT Team has wrapped up the 2019/2020 season of the FIA World Endurance Championship WEC with positions one and two in the GTE-Pro category. Frenchman Kévin Estre and Michael Christensen from Denmark took up the eight-hour race on the Bahrain International Circuit from pole position and crossed the finish line in first place. … 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

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