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Patrick Pilet

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Race debut for the new Porsche 911 GT3 R at the Daytona 24-hour classic

Porsche will tackle the 24 Hours of Daytona on 26/27 January fielding a pair of 911 RSR. As the most successful brand in the history of this venerable race, the sports car manufacturer from Weissach now aims to write another chapter in the success story at the season opener of this year’s IMSA SportsCar Championship. … Continue reading

Fast and reliable: Perfect tests for Porsche at Daytona

The Porsche GT Team has wrapped up its preparations for the 2019 IMSA SportsCar Championship. On the occasion of the three-day official tests on the Daytona International Speedway in Florida, the two Porsche 911 RSR race cars covered a total of 2,120 kilometres under changeable conditions. The focus of this intensive work for the factory … Continue reading

Porsche wins Petit Le Mans

The Porsche GT Team has won the final round of the 2018 IMSA Weathertech SportsCar Championship. Patrick Pilet (France), Nick Tandy (Great Britain) and Frédéric Makowiecki (France) won the Petit Le Mans race at Road Atlanta on Saturday. In the race over ten hours at Braselton, Georgia, Porsche put in a strong performance against tough … Continue reading

Porsche takes up Petit Le Mans from second grid row

The Porsche GT Team takes up the last race of the 2018 IMSA Weathertech SportsCar Championship season from the second grid row. In Friday’s qualifying at Braselton, Georgia, Earl Bamber (New Zealand) set the third fastest lap time in the No. 912 Porsche 911 RSR. In the ca. 510 hp sister car with the starting … Continue reading

Porsche GT Team fields cars with legendary design at Road Atlanta

Porsche tackles the final round of the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship 2018 in Braselton, Georgia (11 to 13 October) with its cars sporting the historic factory livery from 1998. Painted with the distinctive blue and red-orange stripes, the two Porsche 911 RSR racers evoke memories of the 911 GT1, which scored overall victory at … Continue reading

The Cars: Mechanical Heroes of Rennsport Reunion

The legends of Porsche Rennsport Reunion VI are the men and women that brought the automotive world 70 years of Porsche motorsport success. It is the legacy of their efforts, which will be on display at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca (WRLS), September 27 – 30. Many of these legends will relive stories on the Main … Continue reading

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