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24 Hours of Le Mans

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Porsche tackles endurance classic at Le Mans with top crews

The driver crews are set: Porsche goes trophy hunting in the GTE-Pro class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in mid-June with 12 drivers. Four Porsche 911 RSR (2019 model year) will be driven by successful Porsche works drivers and Young Professionals. Lining up on the grid are the current WEC world drivers’ champions … Continue reading

Wins and titles for Porsche Motorsport in 2019

With many major wins in 2019, Porsche has added another chapter to its tradition-steeped history. The world champion title in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), the title in the North American IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, victory in the overall classification of the fiercely-contested Intercontinental GT Challenge and, last but not least, the successful debut … Continue reading

Porsche 2020 Motorsport Programme: Firm commitment to GT sport and Formula E

On the occasion of the Night of Champions motorsport gala at Weissach, Porsche reflected on its 2019 motor racing year. The past season was one of the most successful in the history of the company, with titles in three of the world’s most important GT racing series, many other victories in championships and individual events … Continue reading

Porsche congratulates engineering legends Norbert Singer and Hans Mezger on their milestone birthday

This year two essential personalities – “a ‘rock’ within the Company” – celebrate their milestone birthdays: On 16 November 2019 Nobert Singer, the former racing engineer at Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, will celebrate his 80th birthday. During his time at Porsche between 1970 and 2004, Singer took part in every overall victory at … Continue reading

GPX Racing clinches 3 podium finishes in three 24-hour races and is now targeting Le Mans

This year the GPX Racing team is running a double programme comprising the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup and the 24H Series Championship of the Continents. Thus, it has taken part in three 24-hour races in less than two months and has been rewarded with three podium finishes for its efforts. After the squad’s second … Continue reading

Porsche remains committed to naturally aspirated engine in motorsport: Redesigned 911 RSR expected to defend world championship

Porsche puts its faith in the brand-new 911 RSR (2019 model year) to defend the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) title. The race car complying with the FIA GTE regulations is a completely new development. The vehicle from Weissach has undergone improvements in all areas and will replace the successful 911 RSR with which Porsche … Continue reading

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