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Patrick Pilet

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Porsche tackles endurance classic at Le Mans with top crews

The driver crews are set: Porsche goes trophy hunting in the GTE-Pro class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in mid-June with 12 drivers. Four Porsche 911 RSR (2019 model year) will be driven by successful Porsche works drivers and Young Professionals. Lining up on the grid are the current WEC world drivers’ champions … Continue reading

Matt Campbell secures first pole position for Porsche at Bathurst

An ideal qualifying for the Porsche customer team Absolute Racing at the opening round of this year’s Intercontinental GT Challenge: Porsche works driver Matt Campbell (Australia, No. 911) turned the fastest lap of the day (2:03.554 minutes) in qualifying for the Bathurst 12 Hour, thus handing Porsche its first pole position at the Mount Panorama … Continue reading

Five Porsche 911 GT3 R aim for a successful start to the IGTC season at Bathurst

Porsche launches its Title Defence Mission in the Intercontinental GT Challenge at Bathurst, Australia. In 2019, the sports car manufacturer claimed the IGTC titles in the manufacturers’ and drivers’ classifications. The gruelling twelve-hour race (January 31 to February 2) traditionally marks the start of the most important championship for GT3 sports cars. In the race … Continue reading

The new Porsche 911 RSR to celebrate race debut in North America

The new Porsche 911 RSR lines up on the grid for the first time in North America to tackle the 24 Hours of Daytona (25/26 January). At the season-opening round of the IMSA SportsCar Championship in Florida, two ca. 515-hp, 2019-generation GT racers will be fielded in the GTLM class. The new GT flagship from … Continue reading

KCMG to contest Nürburgring 24 Hours with support from Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific

Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific is delighted to announce its partnership with KC Motorgroup Ltd. (KCMG) for selected rounds of the 2020 Nürburgring Langstrecken Serie (previously VLN), including the famous Nürburgring 24 Hours, with two pro line-ups. After a successful debut season for the 2019 Porsche 911 GT3 R, which won numerous international titles including the … Continue reading

Falken opts for VLN9 outing with Porsche factory pairing

Falken has opted to contest VLN9 after securing the services of Porsche factory pairing Sven Müller and Patrick Pilet for the final round of the series. Falken had originally planned VLN8 to be its final outing for its Porsche 911 and BMW M6 but the opportunity to test 2020 set ups with the works drivers … Continue reading

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