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Matteo Cairoli

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Porsche secures second and Pro-Am class win at the Nürburgring 24-hour marathon

Porsche narrowly missed out on claiming its 13th overall victory after an almost flawless performance. The latest generation of the Porsche 911 GT3 R with the starting number 911 fielded by Manthey-Racing had held the lead for 105 of the 157 laps and ultimately had to settle for second place. Three hours before the end … Continue reading

Porsche tackles Nürburgring 24-hours from third on the grid

The best Porsche customer team takes up the 24-hour classic on the Nürburgring from position three on the grid. At the Top Qualifying session, Laurens Vanthoor (Belgium) lapped the 25.378 kilometre racetrack in the No. 911 Porsche 911 GT3 R fielded by Manthey-Racing in 8:11.567 minutes. With this, he and his teammates Earl Bamber (New … Continue reading

Porsche aims to defend its title in the Eifel with the new 911 GT3 R

The Porsche customer team Manthey-Racing tackles the 24-hour race on the Nürburgring on 22/23 June as the title defenders. After last year’s victory with the Porsche works drivers Richard Lietz (Austria), Patrick Pilet, Frédéric Makowiecki (both France) and Nick Tandy (Great Britain), the experienced squad from Meuspath are now aiming for the seventh overall victory. … Continue reading

Porsche still on track to Daytona 24 Hours success in heavy rain

The Porsche GT Team is still on course for the podium at the 24 Hours of Daytona (USA) despite the difficult conditions. When the season opening round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship was halted around 7am due to torrential rain and restarted after 1.45 hours for one lap, the two Porsche 911 RSR were … Continue reading

Black Swan Racing Confirms 2019 Plans for Porsche 911 GT3 R

Black Swan Racing will contest the full 2019 IMSA Michelin Endurance Cup – the four-race endurance championship within the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship – as well as the upcoming Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC) with a pair of Porsche 911 GT3 R. The team will run nine races across five countries resulting in 115 scheduled hours of … 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

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