Patrick Pilet

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IMSA Podium for Porsche at Lime Rock Park

Porsche clinched a podium spot at round seven of the IMSA SportsCar Championship in Lakeville. The Mid-Ohio winners Laurens Vanthoor from Belgium and New Zealander Earl Bamber finished third in the GTLM class with the Porsche 911 RSR. Driving the sister car, Patrick Pilet from France and Britain’s Nick Tandy, the winners of this year’s … Continue reading

Will Lime Rock Park Continue to be “Great Turf” for Porsche in 2018 Northeast Grand Prix?

Lime Rock Park, which hosts Saturday’s two-hour and 40-minute Northeast Grand Prix for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, occupies a special place in the lore of Porsche’s mid-engined 911 RSR race car. This race car – which made its competition debut in the 2016 Rolex 24 At Daytona – represented a substantial departure from Porsche’s … Continue reading

Porsche aims to repeat last year’s historic IMSA win at Lime Rock Park

The Porsche GT Team tackles round seven of the IMSA SportsCar Championship at Lime Rock Park on 21 July with two 911 RSR. The Porsche customer team Wright Motorsports fields two 911 GT3 R racers. The race in the idyllic rural region of the US state of Connecticut, at which Porsche celebrated the historic maiden … Continue reading

Strong performance of the Porsche 911 RSR in Canada goes unrewarded

Porsche concluded round six of the IMSA SportsCar Championship in Bowmanville/Canada on positions four and six after a long time in the lead. With the #911 Porsche 911 RSR, the duo Patrick Pilet from France and Britain’s Nick Tandy narrowly missed out on a podium finish in fourth place. During Saturday’s qualifying, Tandy set a … Continue reading

IMSA pole position for the Porsche 911 RSR in Canada

Porsche has clinched pole position and takes up round six of the IMSA SportsCar Championship in Bowmanville/Canada from P1 in the GTLM class. Nick Tandy from Great Britain turned the fastest lap in 1:13.517 minutes during the short 15-minute qualifying session on the 3.957-kilometre Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. One year ago, Dirk Werner from Germany … Continue reading

Two Porsche 911 RSR to contest IMSA season’s one and only race in Canada

One highlight follows the other in the IMSA SportsCar Championship: Just a week after the six-hour classic at Watkins Glen, North America’s premier sports car race series makes its traditional detour over the border for Canada’s one and only round of the season contested on 8 July at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. The Porsche … Continue reading