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Spirited swan song for the Porsche factory squad goes unrewarded in Bahrain

The Porsche GT Team bids the FIA World Endurance Championship WEC farewell with third and fourth place in the GTE-Pro class. After a spirited fight at the season finale in Bahrain, the factory squad narrowly misses out on winning the manufacturer’s and driver’s world championship titles. In the GTE-Am class, the two Porsche 911 RSR … Continue reading

Porsche tackles the FIA WEC grand finale from pole position in the GTE-Pro class

The Porsche GT Team has clinched pole position in the GTE-Pro class at the final round of the season in Bahrain. Works driver Gianmaria Bruni from Italy set the fastest qualifying lap on the Bahrain International Circuit at the wheel of the No. 91 Porsche 911 RSR. Michael Christensen from Denmark planted the No. 92 … Continue reading

Porsche fights for the manufacturer’s and driver’s titles at the FIA WEC season finale

Porsche is determined to win both the manufacturer’s and drivers’ titles in the GTE-Pro class at the final round of the 2022 FIA World Endurance Championship. Due to the longer race duration of eight hours in Bahrain, victory will be rewarded with 38 points instead of the usual 25 points. This makes the world championship … Continue reading

Last factory outing with the Porsche 911 RSR in the FIA World Endurance Championship

The two 911 RSR fielded by the Porsche GT Team will bid farewell to the GTE-Pro class of the FIA World Endurance Championship WEC sporting a very special livery. At the final round of the season in Bahrain, the two nine-elevens will be decked out in striking colours from ten years of competition with the … Continue reading

Porsche starts the WEC finale in Bahrain from pole position

The Porsche GT Team has secured a very strong starting position in the qualifying for the final round of the FIA World Endurance Championship WEC in Bahrain: The two ca. 515 hp Porsche 911 RSR take up the eight-hour race on Saturday from pole position and the second grid row of the GTE Pro category. … Continue reading

Porsche targets third win this year for the 911 RSR at the WEC season finale

Porsche aims to conclude the debut season of the new Porsche 911 RSR with a win. At the eight-hour race in Bahrain, which marks the final round of the 2019/2020 FIA WEC season, the factory squad will again field two ca. 515 hp vehicles in the GTE-Pro class. In the GTE-Am class, three customer squads … Continue reading

Jaxon Evans to make World Endurance Championship debut in 8 Hours of Bahrain

The 2018 Porsche PAYCE Carrera Cup Australia Champion, Jaxon Evans, has been included in the driver line-up for the Dempsey Proton Racing for this week’s 8 Hours of Bahrain, the final round of the 2019 / 2020 FIA World Endurance Championship. The Porsche Junior, who recently added the 2020 Porsche Carrera Cup France Championship to … Continue reading

Porsche customer team Project 1 celebrates first win of the FIA WEC season

Porsche has concluded the 2019 year with another victory in the FIA World Endurance Championship. At the eight-hour race in Sakhir (Bahrain), the American Ben Keating and his two Dutchmen teammates Larry ten Voorde and Jeroen Bleekemolen won the GTE-Am class in their No. 57 Porsche 911 RSR. After claiming pole position, the Project 1 … Continue reading

Porsche secures double pole at the last FIA WEC race of the year

Porsche has scored the perfect qualifying result for round four of the FIA World Endurance Championship in Sakhir (Bahrain). Gianmaria Bruni (Italy) and Richard Lietz (Austria) claimed pole position in the No. 91 Porsche 911 RSR. The reigning world champions Michael Christensen (Denmark) and Kévin Estre (France) take up the race in the ca. 515-hp … Continue reading