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Richard Lietz

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ESTRE AND JANI ON GTE PRO POLE IN BAHRAIN

Works driver Kévin Estre has planted the No. 92 Porsche 911 RSR on pole position in qualifying for the six-hour race in Bahrain. In the close hunt for top times, the Frenchman only just outpaced his Italian brand colleague Gianmaria Bruni in the identical ca. 515 PS nine-eleven with the starting number 91. For Kévin … 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 WINS GTE-PRO IN ROUND 3 OF THE FIA WEC AT MONZA

Porsche has won the Monza round of the FIA World Endurance Championship. Kévin Estre from France and Neel Jani from Switzerland crossed the finish line first in the fiercely contested GTE-Pro class at the wheel of the No. 92 Porsche 911 RSR on Italy’s high-speed circuit. For the works driver duo, this was the second … Continue reading

THIRD STRAIGHT FIA WEC POLE POSITION FOR PORSCHE

Porsche takes up round three of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) from pole position on the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza. In the ca. 515 PS 911 RSR, works driver Kévin Estre from France turned the fastest qualifying lap on the high-speed circuit in 1:45.412 minutes. With this third consecutive top qualifying time, the Porsche … Continue reading

PORSCHE AIMS TO RECLAIM ITS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP LEAD IN MONZA

The Porsche works team is well prepared as it travels to round three of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) in Monza. The high-speed circuit in Italy hosts the world endurance series for the first time. At the six-hour race on July 18, the squad of the Stuttgart sports car manufacturer has a clear goal: … Continue reading

PORSCHE TAKES UP THE HUNT FOR THE 2021 FIA WEC TITLE AT BELGIUM’S ENDURANCE CLASSIC

The Porsche works team tackles the opening round of the FIA World Endurance Championship at Spa-Francorchamps on 1 May with two 911 RSR. For the six-hour race in the Ardennes region of Belgium, the factory drivers Gianmaria Bruni from Italy and Richard Lietz from Austria share the cockpit of the ca. 515-hp GT racing vehicle … 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

WEATHERTECH RACING MOVES TO IMSA GTLM WITH PORSCHE AND PROTON COMPETITION

WeatherTech Racing will move up to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GTLM Class with Porsche and Proton Competition for the 2021 season. Cooper MacNeil (Hindsdale, Ill.) will be joined by Richard Lietz (Austria), Kevin Estre (France) and Gianmaria Bruni (Italy) for the Rolex 24 At Daytona. The team that started in sportscar competition in 2012 in the American Le Mans … 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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