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24 Hours of Le Mans: When the drivers ask the Porsche 911 RSR to dance

 It’s race time: At more than 300 km/h, the Porsche 911 RSR hurtles down the D338 road from Le Mans towards Tours. In the two chicanes, which are closed off for everyday traffic and are a favourite spot for speed cameras, the ca. 515-hp GTE sports car takes the kerbs hard. Then, as fast as … Continue reading

Le Mans 2020: Eleven consequences of the postponement

Fans of endurance racing have rarely had so much time to look forward to the 24 Hours of Le Mans as they have this year. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the French classic was moved from its traditional mid-June date to 19/20 September. There has only been one other delayed start in the almost 100-year … Continue reading

Porsche wins the turbulent Le Mans rehearsal in Belgium

The Porsche GT Team has scored its second win of the season at round six of the FIA World Endurance Championship WEC. The reigning GTE-Pro world champions Kévin Estre from France and Michael Christensen from Denmark took the flag in first place at the wheel of the No. 92 Porsche 911 RSR at Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium. … Continue reading

Tough luck and pole position for Porsche at 6 Hours of Spa qualifying

In qualifying for the six-hour race of the FIA World Endurance Championship WEC in Spa-Francorchamps, the Porsche GT Team has secured a solid starting position. In the hunt for top times in Belgium’s Ardennes, Michael Christensen from Denmark and the Frenchman Kévin Estre initially planted the ca. 515-hp Porsche 911 RSR (#92) on pole position, … Continue reading

Matteo Cairoli is set for the 6 Hours of Spa

Matteo Cairoli is set for the FIA WEC return as 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps gets underway this coming weekend, 13th/15th August. After a six-month break, the World Endurance Championship re-starts for round 6 of the 2019-2020 season. The Belgian event – which will take place behind closed doors – comes before the 24 Hours of … Continue reading

The Porsche GT Team is well prepared for the WEC restart

 The 2019-2020 season of the World Endurance Championship resumes after more than a 24-week break due to the coronavirus pandemic. On August 15, round six of the World Endurance Championship WEC will be held at Spa-Francorchamps. Porsche tackles the six-hour race with two of the latest 911 RSR racers. The defending world champions Michael Christensen … Continue reading

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