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The new Porsche 911 RSR is ready to tackle the WEC season

The Porsche GT Team is perfectly prepared for the upcoming season of the Sports Car World Endurance Championship WEC. At the official test – the so-called prologue – held at the Circuit de Catalunya, the two brand-new ca. 515 hp Porsche 911 RSR completed a comprehensive test programme in hot summer temperatures of up to … Continue reading

Porsche customer team Project 1 declared class winners at Le Mans

The Porsche customer team Project 1 has won the GTE-Am class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans (France). The No. 56 Porsche 911 RSR fielded by the squad from the German town of Lohne had initially crossed the finish line in second place at the 87th edition of the endurance classic. However, at the … Continue reading

Porsche works drivers fight for title at Le Mans

The 24 Hours of Le Mans on 15/16 June marks the final round of the 2018/2019 Super Season of the FIA World Endurance Championship. After the Porsche GT Team clinched the manufacturers’ title in the FIA WEC at the previous six-hour race at Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium), the focus now turns to the duel between the Porsche … Continue reading

Porsche is ready to defend Le Mans title after successful pre-test

At the official pre-test for the 2019 Le Mans 24-hour race, the Porsche GT Team has prepared optimally for the finale of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) Super Season. In bright sunshine and temperatures of up to 32 degrees Celsius, the four Porsche 911 RSR covered a distance of 4279 kilometres (314 laps) without … Continue reading

First match point in Belgium: Porsche sets sights on World Endurance Championship

Porsche reaches a match point at round seven of the FIA Sports Car World Endurance Championship (WEC) at Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium). The factory squad from Weissach could take home the manufacturers’ title at the penultimate round of the 2018/2019 WEC Super Season. Two of the ca. 510 hp Porsche 911 RSR will go up against vehicles … Continue reading

Porsche tackles the Sebring 1,000 miles from pole position

Porsche has secured the best possible starting position for the 1,000-mile race at Sebring in today’s qualifying. The defending world champions, factory drivers Kévin Estre (France) and Michael Christensen (Denmark), planted their number 92 Porsche 911 RSR on pole position. Piloting their ca. 510-hp race car with starting number 91, Richard Lietz (Austria) and Gianmaria … Continue reading