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Laurens Vanthoor

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Strong performance by Porsche goes unrewarded at Long Beach

After the Porsche 911 RSR celebrated its first win of the IMSA SportsCar Championship season at the 12 Hours of Sebring, the situation at Long Beach looked just as promising for a long time. At the shortest race of the year on the narrow street circuit in California, Earl Bamber (New Zealand) dominated the field … Continue reading

Porsche 911 RSR starts from the first grid row at Long Beach

For the first time this season, the Porsche 911 RSR starts from the front grid row on Saturday. Up until the very last lap of the gripping qualifying for round three of the IMSA SportCar Championship, Laurens Vanthoor (Belgium), who shares the #912 Porsche 911 RSR with Earl Bamber (New Zealand), defended the fastest time … Continue reading

How the Porsche GT Team prepared for the 12 Hours Of Sebring video

Mobil 1 The Grid joined Porsche GT Team during the recent Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring for a behind-the-scenes look at how the team goes racing. Hear from Team Manager Morgan Brady, Lead Mechanic Phil Reinhard and drivers Gianmaria Bruni, Laurens Vanthoor, Earl Bamber, Nick Tandy, Patrick Pilet and Frederic Makowiecki throughout the weekend, … Continue reading

Team Spirit – Porsche GT Team’s Push To Regain The IMSA Championship Crown video

After a testing season in 2017, Porsche GT Team will be fighting to regain their title as champions in arguably the most competitive category in racing this season, with the marque again fielding two 911 RSRs in the North American-based IMSA series. Mobil 1 The Grid caught up with the drivers of the #911 and … Continue reading

Victory and third place for Porsche at Sebring

The Porsche 911 RSR has scored its first win of the IMSA SportsCar Championship season at the Sebring International Raceway in Florida. At the 12 Hours of Sebring, the oldest and toughest sports car race in the USA, Patrick Pilet (France), Nick Tandy (Great Britain) and Frédéric Makowiecki (France) won the GTLM class with the … Continue reading

Test Time: 16 Porsche Racers To Get Pre-Season Sebring Test This Week

Sixteen (16) Porsches come to Sebring, Florida for IMSA’s open test at Sebring International Raceway on February 20 – 23. Testing on the bumpy 17-turn track has been ongoing for many teams but this is the first official IMSA-sanctioned test for all these classes in preparation for the March 17 Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of … Continue reading

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