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Richard Lietz

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WEC POLE POSTION FOR PORSCHE AT SHANGHAI

The second pole position at the third round for the new Porsche 911 RSR: Kévin Estre (France) and Michael Christensen (Denmark) beat the competition in the qualifying on Saturday on the 5.451-kilometre Shanghai International Circuit with a fabulous combined time of 1:59.579 minutes. At round three of the 2019/20 FIA World Endurance Championship in China, … 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

PORSCHE DEFENDS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP LEAD WITH PODIUM RESULT IN JAPAN

Porsche has successfully defended its lead in the world championship at round two of FIA World Endurance Championship. At the six-hour race in Fuji (Japan), Denmark’s Michael Christensen and the Frenchman Kévin Estre finished in second place with the No. 92 Porsche 911 RSR. At the same time, the world champions moved into the lead … Continue reading

WEC TITLE DEFENCE MISSION BEGINS FOR PORSCHE WITH FOUR-HOUR RACE AT SILVERSTONE

The new Porsche 911 RSR celebrates its race debut at the season-opening round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). The first race of the 2019/2020 season will be held on the weekend of 30 August to 1 September at the Formula 1 racetrack at Silverstone (Great Britain). The Porsche GT Team, which tackles the … Continue reading

PORSCHE CUSTOMER TEAMS LAUNCH IMPRESSIVE PURSUIT THROUGH THE NIGHT AT SPA

With strong performances from the drivers and good strategies, Porsche’s customer teams shone during the night at the 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps. Because of heavy rainfall, the charge of the Porsche 911 GT3 R was thwarted when the Stewards of the Meeting stopped the race in the early morning hours. At 5.55am, the Belgian endurance … Continue reading

PORSCHE AIMS TO DEFEND ITS TITLE IN THE EIFEL WITH THE NEW 911 GT3 R

The Porsche customer team Manthey-Racing tackles the 24-hour race on the Nürburgring on 22/23 June as the title defenders. After last year’s victory with the Porsche works drivers Richard Lietz (Austria), Patrick Pilet, Frédéric Makowiecki (both France) and Nick Tandy (Great Britain), the experienced squad from Meuspath are now aiming for the seventh overall victory. … Continue reading

PORSCHE WORKS DRIVERS FIGHT FOR TITLE AT LE MANS

The 24 Hours of Le Mans on 15/16 June marks the final round of the 2018/2019 Super Season of the FIA World Endurance Championship. After the Porsche GT Team clinched the manufacturers’ title in the FIA WEC at the previous six-hour race at Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium), the focus now turns to the duel between the Porsche … Continue reading

PORSCHE IS READY TO DEFEND LE MANS TITLE AFTER SUCCESSFUL PRE-TEST

At the official pre-test for the 2019 Le Mans 24-hour race, the Porsche GT Team has prepared optimally for the finale of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) Super Season. In bright sunshine and temperatures of up to 32 degrees Celsius, the four Porsche 911 RSR covered a distance of 4279 kilometres (314 laps) without … Continue reading

PORSCHE SETS SIGHTS ON THE WORLD ENDURANCE CHAMPIONSHIP

Porsche reaches a match point at round seven of the FIA Sports Car World Endurance Championship (WEC) at Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium). The factory squad from Weissach could take home the manufacturers’ title at the penultimate round of the 2018/2019 WEC Super Season. Two of the ca. 510 hp Porsche 911 RSR will go up against vehicles … Continue reading

PORSCHE TACKLES THE SEBRING 1,000 MILES FROM POLE POSITION

Porsche has secured the best possible starting position for the 1,000-mile race at Sebring in today’s qualifying. The defending world champions, factory drivers Kévin Estre (France) and Michael Christensen (Denmark), planted their number 92 Porsche 911 RSR on pole position. Piloting their ca. 510-hp race car with starting number 91, Richard Lietz (Austria) and Gianmaria … Continue reading

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