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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

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 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

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