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Jaxon Evans to compete in ELMS Porsche 911 RSR with Dempsey-Proton Racing

Following the recent announcement that two-time Carrera Cup Champion (Australia – 2018; France – 2020) Jaxon Evans will team up with 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans GTE-Am winners Matt Campbell and Proton Competition team boss Christian Ried in the FIA World Endurance Championship this year. The Porsche customer team have also included the young … 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

Manthey-Racing advances from motorsport team to partner

Porsche congratulates Manthey-Racing on its 25th anniversary. The company with its headquarters in Meuspath near the Nürburgring-Nordschleife was founded in 1996 by the racing driver Olaf Manthey and has enjoyed closed ties with the sports car manufacturer ever since. In 2013, Manthey merged his company with Raeder Automotive GmbH. That same year, Porsche AG consolidated … Continue reading

News updates from Planet Porsche are now available as podcasts

We are delighted to announce that you can now listen to the news stories published here on Planet Porsche as podcasts. So far they are available to listen to on. Anchor FM, Spotify, Google Podcasts, PocketCasts, Breaker and RadioPublic. We would be grateful if can take the time to listen to them. Just search Planet … Continue reading

GPX Racing not to compete in the 2021 24 Hours of Le Mans

16 cars competed in the GT category in the Asian Le Mans Series, which finished on Saturday in Abu Dhabi. The first four in the classification obtained an invitation to take part in this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans provided they confirmed their entry before today, Tuesday 23rd February at noon. GPX Racing finished the … Continue reading

Kévin Estre: looking back at 2020, looking forward to 2021 and dreaming of 2023

Victory in LM GTE Pro in the 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans, a world championship title in 2019 and the arrival of a baby boy, Tommy, in 2020! After his programme as a works Porsche Motorsport driver has recently been announced, Kévin Estre looks back at the year just ending and ahead to 2021 with … Continue reading

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