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Michael Christensen

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GTE-Pro misfortune and second in the GTE-Am class in Portimão for Porsche

The Porsche GT Team finished round two of this year’s FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) third and fourth in the GTE-Pro class. At the Autódromo Internacional do Algarve, works drivers Kévin Estre from France and Neel Jani from Switzerland as well as Denmark’s Michael Christensen drove from pole position to the podium. At the flag, … Continue reading

Porsche 911 GT3 R wins the Nürburgring 24 Hours in Manthey’s anniversary year

The Manthey customer team has clinched its seventh outright victory at the Nürburgring 24-hour race. At the 49th edition of the endurance classic, works drivers Kévin Estre from France, Michael Christensen from Denmark and the Italian Matteo Cairoli crossed the finish line in first place at the wheel of the No. 911 Porsche 911 GT3 … Continue reading

Porsche announces driver line-up for the 24 Hours of Le Mans

Porsche has secured the support of two endurance aces for the two FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) races in Portimão and Le Mans. In car (#91), Frédéric Makowiecki reinforces the regular WEC drivers Gianmaria Bruni from Italy and Richard Lietz from Austria. The Frenchman has been part of the driver line-up to tackle the 24 … Continue reading

One-two for Porsche at the WEC season finale

The Porsche GT Team has wrapped up the 2019/2020 season of the FIA World Endurance Championship WEC with positions one and two in the GTE-Pro category. Frenchman Kévin Estre and Michael Christensen from Denmark took up the eight-hour race on the Bahrain International Circuit from pole position and crossed the finish line in first place. … Continue reading

Porsche targets third win this year for the 911 RSR at the WEC season finale

Porsche aims to conclude the debut season of the new Porsche 911 RSR with a win. At the eight-hour race in Bahrain, which marks the final round of the 2019/2020 FIA WEC season, the factory squad will again field two ca. 515 hp vehicles in the GTE-Pro class. In the GTE-Am class, three customer squads … Continue reading

KCMG unlucky in fight for 24 Hours of Spa victory

KC Motorgroup Ltd. (KCMG) battled for the lead in the early stages of the 2020 TOTAL 24 Hours of Spa, but its victory chances came undone with an issue during the ninth hour. After the factory crew of the #47 Porsche 911 GT3 R demonstrated its speed on the Ardennes circuit by topping Night Practice, Kevin … Continue reading

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