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Patrick Pilet

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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

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 PURSUES IMSA TITLES AT THE FINAL WORKS CAMPAIGN WITH THE PROVEN 911 RSR

Heading to the final round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at Road Atlanta (USA), Porsche is poised to clinch the manufacturer, team and driver titles. The North American factory team of the Stuttgart sports car manufacturer tackles the final ten-hour race, dubbed Petit Le Mans, on 12 October holding a clear lead in all … Continue reading

PORSCHE SCORES VITAL POINTS ON THE WAY TO A POSSIBLE IMSA TITLE WIN

The Porsche GT Team has claimed positions seven and eight at the penultimate round of this year’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. In an uneventful race without any caution phases, the factory drivers Laurens Vanthoor (Belgium) and Earl Bamber (New Zealand) had to grapple with a lack of grip in the No. 912 Porsche 911 RSR, … Continue reading

PORSCHE HEADS TO PENULTIMATE ROUND OF THE IMSA SEASON WITH EXTRA MOTIVATION

Championship leader Porsche is eager to continue its impressive streak in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at the penultimate round of the season. At the upcoming race on the Laguna Seca Raceway (USA), the factory squad face a special challenge with its two ca. 510 hp Porsche 911 RSR. The tradition-steeped circuit in California is … Continue reading

SIXTH IMSA WIN AT ROUND NINE FOR THE PORSCHE GT TEAM

With a one-two result, Porsche continues its winning streak in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. At the third to last race of the season, Patrick Pilet (France) and Nick Tandy (Great Britain) crossed the finish line in the Porsche 911 RSR as the overall winners. Laurens Vanthoor (Belgium) and Earl Bamber (New Zealand) finished second … Continue reading

PORSCHE KEEN TO EXTEND IMSA LEAD AT VIRGINIA INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY

The Virginia International Raceway hosts round nine of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship this coming weekend (23-25 August). The Porsche GT Team travels to the storied racetrack as the leader of the manufacturer and driver classifications. With five victories as well as podium finishes at every IMSA race so far this season, the works driver … Continue reading

PORSCHE WORKS AND CUSTOMER TEAMS HEAD TO ROAD AMERICA

Entering the IMSA Road Race Showcase, Round Eight of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, Porsche has five WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race wins and a 24-point lead in the GTLM class Manufacturers’ Championship. The two-car “works” Porsche GT Team comes to Road America on August 2 – 4 with the goal to maintain the momentum that … Continue reading

PORSCHE GT TEAM TARGETS OVERALL VICTORY AT LIME ROCK

Porsche tackles round seven of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in Lime Rock (USA) holding a 24-point lead in the manufacturers’ classification. After scoring five straight wins, the Porsche GT Team now wants to build on this record. With the two prototype classes absent from the Lime Rock event on 19/20 July, the main focal … Continue reading

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