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Porsche GT Team celebrates first win of the season at “Petit Le Mans”

At “Petit Le Mans” on the Road Atlanta racetrack, the Porsche GT Team has achieved its first win in this year’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Works drivers Nick Tandy (Great Britain), Frédéric Makowiecki (France) and Matt Campbell (Australia) won the ten-hour race in the US state of Georgia by a narrow 1.779 seconds. The second … Continue reading

Wright Motorsports Produces Strong Points Day with Top-Five Finish at Petit Le Mans

The 23rd Annual Motul Petit Le Mans delivered its usual excitement Saturday evening at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta. The Wright Motorsports No. 16 1st Phorm Porsche 911 GT3R delivered a strong performance after starting tenth to finish fourth, earning their eighth top-five finish in nine races. The fourth-place finish brought solid points for drivers Ryan … Continue reading

Porsche heads into “Petit Le Mans” from positions four and six

The ninth round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship run over ten hours is called “Petit Le Mans“. The Porsche GT Team has secured grid positions four and six in the GTLM category. Belgium’s Laurens Vanthoor lapped the 4.088-kilometre Road Atlanta circuit in the No. 912 Porsche 911 RSR in 1:15.657 minutes. His works driver … Continue reading

Porsche “Works” and Customer Teams Chase Petit Le Mans Success

The Porsche GT Team is looking to turn its fortunes at the site of its greatest achievement: the Petit Le Mans. In 2015, the Porsche GT Team triumphed in what was presumed to be unattainable, bettering a field of the world’s best prototype and GT machines to win one of the most challenging motorsport events … Continue reading

Pfaff Motorsports returns to IMSA GTD Competition

After a prolonged absence from the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, caused by travel restrictions for team members and drivers, Pfaff Motorsports will return to the series for the signature 10-hour Motul Petit Le Mans scheduled for October 17. The No. 9 Motul-sponsored “Plaid Porsche” 911 GT3 R will be driven by IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup … Continue reading

The Porsche 911 RSR success story: Three years full of wins and titles

Thirteen wins, 34 podium finishes, titles in the FIA World Endurance Championship and the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Series as well as victories from the great classics at Le Mans, Sebring and Road Atlanta – this is the impressive résumé of the Porsche 911 RSR (2017) after its 50th and final factory campaign. The circa 510 … Continue reading

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