Frédéric Makowiecki

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Seven Porsches on the 2018 24 Hours of Spa entry list

Porsche’s hopes of a seventh victory at Spa lie with a pair of impressive factory-backed Pro entries. The full-season Manthey Racing 911 GT3 R leads the line, with two-time Spa winner Romain Dumas certain to add vital know-how to their effort. They will be joined by the KÜS Team75 Bernhard machine of Timo Bernhard, Laurens … Continue reading

Porsche teams fully prepared for the Le Mans 24 Hours

On June 16, the 86th edition of the Le Mans 24 Hours takes off. This weekend’s official pre-test marked the start of the critical phase for the world’s toughest automobile race. 180 drivers and 60 vehicles will fight for victory at Le Mans. With four car 510 hp Porsche 911 RSR contesting the GTE-Pro class, … Continue reading

Tenth place Blancpain GT Series finish for Manthey Racing at Paul Ricard

The Manthey-Racing team earned points at round three of the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup at Le Castellet in the South of France with the Porsche 911 GT3 R. The three Porsche works drivers Romain Dumas, Frédéric Makowiecki (both France) and Dirk Werner (Germany) concluded the six-hour evening race on Saturday tenth overall. Of the … Continue reading

Blancpain GT class podium for the Porsche 911 GT3 R at Silverstone

The Porsche customer team Herberth Motorsport scored a podium spot at round two of the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup at Silverstone (UK). On Sunday, the all-German line-up of Jürgen Häring, Edward-Lewis Brauner and Wolfgang Triller secured third in the Am-class. Manthey-Racing narrowly missed out on a top ten placing. The three Porsche works drivers … Continue reading

Manthey Racing Porsche 911 GT3 R wins the Nürburgring 24 Hours

After an enthralling final phase, the Porsche 911 GT3 R with the starting number 912 has won the 24-hour race in the Eifel. In pouring rain, the nine-eleven fielded by the Manthey-Racing team took the lead 70 minutes before the end of the race and held onto it to the flag. This marks Porsche’s first … Continue reading

Forty three Porsches take on Germany’s biggest race

Porsche will be represented by a large fleet of vehicles at the 24-hour race on the Nürburgring: 43 Porsche 911 and Porsche Cayman race cars will tackle Germany’s biggest automobile race on the 24.38-kilometre combination of the Grand Prix circuit and the Nürburgring-Nordschleife on 12-13 May. Like last year here, the Stuttgart marque is the … Continue reading