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Wish We Were There. Porsche and the Twelve Hours of Sebring

March 21 was scheduled to be the 68th Annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring. An event long listed among the crown jewels of motorsports. However, like every major sporting event in North America, round two of both the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and the Michelin Pilot Challenge, have been rescheduled in efforts to curtail … Continue reading

Porsche GT Team finishes second in Austin

After a fiercely-contested race at the Sports Car World Endurance Championship WEC in the USA, Porsche celebrated its fourth podium result of the season. The reigning champions Kévin Estre (France) and Michael Christensen (Denmark) concluded the six-hour race in Austin on second place in the GTE-Pro class. At the wheel of their Porsche 911 RSR, … Continue reading

Matteo Cairol makes deserved podium at the 6 Hours of COTA

Matteo Cairoli claimed an excellent P3 LMGTe Am finish at the Lone Star Le Mans, 6 Hours of COTA, the fifth out of eight FIA WEC rounds. After sealing his second pole position of the season, the Italian racer made a richly deserved return to the podium. Sharing the duties with team-mates Egidio Perfetti and … Continue reading

Porsche takes up the six-hour race in Austin from the first grid row

The reigning world sports car champions Michael Christensen (Denmark) and Kévin Estre (France) secured position two in qualifying for the fifth round of the Sports Car World Endurance Championship WEC on the Circuit of the Americas. The two were only 0.219 seconds shy of pole position in the new Porsche 911 RSR on the 5.513-kilometre … Continue reading

Matteo Cairoli seeking FIA WEC podium as 2019/2020 season resumes in Austin

Matteo Cairoli returns to FIA WEC this weekend as the 2019/2020 season resumes in Austin with the Lone Star Le Mans 6 Hours of COTA, fifth of the eight-round calendar. The 23-year-old arrives back on Texas with a LMGTe Am top-5 finish. The Italian driver – who shares the Team Project 1 #56 Porsche car … Continue reading

Porsche sets sights on first win with the new 911 RSR in the USA

At round five of the Sports Car World Endurance Championship WEC at the Circuit of the Americas (COTA) in Austin on 23 February, Porsche aims to clinch its first U.S. victory with the new 911 RSR. After a successful start to the 2019/2020 season with a one-two at Silverstone (Great Britain) as well as podium … Continue reading

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