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Michael Christensen

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Porsche celebrates one-two victory at the 24 Hours of Spa

With a strong effort from its teams, Porsche won the 24 Hours of Spa. The GPX Racing Porsche 911 GT3 R crewed by the current FIA WEC Sportscar World Champions Kévin Estre (France), Michael Christensen (Denmark), and Austria’s Richard Lietz finished first at the Belgian long distance classic after 363 laps, securing Porsche the seventh … Continue reading

Porsche customer teams launch impressive pursuit through the night at Spa

With strong performances from the drivers and good strategies, Porsche’s customer teams shone during the night at the 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps. Because of heavy rainfall, the charge of the Porsche 911 GT3 R was thwarted when the Stewards of the Meeting stopped the race in the early morning hours. At 5.55am, the Belgian endurance … Continue reading

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

The new Porsche 911 RSR faces the competition for the first time at official WEC tests

The new Porsche 911 RSR (2019 model year) will meet rival vehicles in the GTE-Pro class for the first time at the prologue of the FIA World Endurance Championship on 23 and 24 July in Barcelona, Spain. At the official tests prior to the start of the 2019/2020 FIA WEC season, Porsche, as the reigning … Continue reading

GPX Racing at the 24 Hours of Spa with three world champion Porsche works drivers

The GPX Racing team is delighted and proud to announce that it will enter for the coming 24 Hours of Spa with a trio of Porsche works drivers. Michael Christensen, Kevin Estre and Richard Lietz, who have all won an FIA WEC world title, will share the Porsche 911 GT3 R in the Gulf colours … Continue reading

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

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