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Richard Lietz

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PORSCHE GT TEAM OPTIMISES THE 911 RSR SETUP AT THE LE MANS TEST DAY

At the official pre-test, the Porsche GT Team has continued its preparations for the 90th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans (11/12 June). In the two four-hour sessions on the 13.626-kilometre Circuit des 24 Heures, both Porsche 911 RSR run by the works team turned a total of 143 laps (1,949 kilometres). On … Continue reading

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

WRIGHT MOTORSPORTS CLINCHES VICTORY AT THE ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA

Sunday afternoon at Daytona International Speedway, Porsche customer racing team Wright Motorsports celebrated a well-earned victory at one of the most prestigious sports car racing events in the world: the Rolex 24 At Daytona. The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GTD class team executed a near-flawless race to triumph in the end at the Daytona Beach, … Continue reading

PORSCHE CUSTOMER TEAMS WIN BOTH GT CLASSES AT DAYTONA

Porsche customer teams have left an indelible mark on the 24 Hours of Daytona. The 911 GT3 R fielded by Pfaff Motorsports won the new GTD-Pro class after a gripping duel with KCMG. In a big showdown, the works drivers Mathieu Jaminet from France, Matt Campbell from Australia and Felipe Nasr from Brazil beat the … Continue reading

SEVEN PORSCHE CUSTOMER TEAMS FIGHT FOR CLASS WINS AT DAYTONA

Porsche customer teams head to the opening round of the 2022 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship with big ambitions. A total of seven Porsche 911 GT3 R will line up on the grid to contest the tradition-steeped 24 Hours of Daytona. At the official test runs, the so-called “Roar Before the 24” last weekend, the teams … Continue reading

WRIGHT MOTORSPORTS SETS SIGHTS ON ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA

After winning four IMSA championships last November at Petit Le Mans, Ohio-based race team Wright Motorsports is eager to get the 2022 WeatherTech SportsCar Championship started this week with the first race of the year: The 60th Rolex 24 at Daytona. The No. 16 Wright Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3 R, the latest Michelin Endurance Cup Champion, … Continue reading

WRIGHT MOTORSPORTS RIDES MOMENTUM INTO NEW RACE SEASON

The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s off-season is officially over this week as all teams begin to set up at Daytona International Speedway for the Roar Before the 24, the first on-track event of the 2022 season. After winning the 2021 Michelin Pilot Challenge team and driver championships in addition to the IMSA WeatherTech Michelin Endurance … Continue reading

WRIGHT MOTORSPORTS COMPLETES ROLEX ROSTER WITH RICHARD LIETZ

The Wright Motorsports roster for the prestigious Rolex 24 At Daytona at the end of this month is complete, following the addition of Porsche Factory Driver Richard Lietz to the No. 16 Porsche 911 GT3 R. Lietz will join full-season drivers and 2021 Michelin Pilot Challenge Champions Ryan Hardwick and Jan Heylen, and endurance addition … 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

PORSCHE TAKES WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP LEAD WITH ONE-TWO RESULT IN BAHRAIN

Facing difficult conditions, the Porsche GT Team has achieved its third win of the season in the FIA World Endurance Championship WEC. At the six-hour race in Bahrain, Frenchman Kévin Estre and Neel Jani from Switzerland in the No. 92 Porsche 911 RSR narrowly beat their works driver colleagues Gianmaria Bruni from Italy and Austrian … Continue reading

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