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Michael Christensen

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Michael Christensen: The dashing prince and the still life

A police car swoops down the street followed by a dark limousine with the American flag waving at the front. “The neighbours are getting visitors,” smiles the Porsche works driver Michael Christensen. The Dane stands on the balcony and points to a spectacular building. “That’s the US embassy. There are definitely worse places to live … Continue reading

Porsche GT Team finishes second in Austin

After a fiercely-contested race at the Sports Car World Endurance Championship WEC in the USA, Porsche celebrated its fourth podium result of the season. The reigning champions Kévin Estre (France) and Michael Christensen (Denmark) concluded the six-hour race in Austin on second place in the GTE-Pro class. At the wheel of their Porsche 911 RSR, … Continue reading

Porsche takes up the six-hour race in Austin from the first grid row

The reigning world sports car champions Michael Christensen (Denmark) and Kévin Estre (France) secured position two in qualifying for the fifth round of the Sports Car World Endurance Championship WEC on the Circuit of the Americas. The two were only 0.219 seconds shy of pole position in the new Porsche 911 RSR on the 5.513-kilometre … Continue reading

Porsche sets sights on first win with the new 911 RSR in the USA

At round five of the Sports Car World Endurance Championship WEC at the Circuit of the Americas (COTA) in Austin on 23 February, Porsche aims to clinch its first U.S. victory with the new 911 RSR. After a successful start to the 2019/2020 season with a one-two at Silverstone (Great Britain) as well as podium … Continue reading

Porsche customer team Project 1 celebrates first win of the FIA WEC season

Porsche has concluded the 2019 year with another victory in the FIA World Endurance Championship. At the eight-hour race in Sakhir (Bahrain), the American Ben Keating and his two Dutchmen teammates Larry ten Voorde and Jeroen Bleekemolen won the GTE-Am class in their No. 57 Porsche 911 RSR. After claiming pole position, the Project 1 … Continue reading

Porsche secures double pole at the last FIA WEC race of the year

Porsche has scored the perfect qualifying result for round four of the FIA World Endurance Championship in Sakhir (Bahrain). Gianmaria Bruni (Italy) and Richard Lietz (Austria) claimed pole position in the No. 91 Porsche 911 RSR. The reigning world champions Michael Christensen (Denmark) and Kévin Estre (France) take up the race in the ca. 515-hp … Continue reading

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