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WeatherTech Racing Moves to IMSA GTLM with Porsche and Proton Competition

WeatherTech Racing will move up to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GTLM Class with Porsche and Proton Competition for the 2021 season. Cooper MacNeil (Hindsdale, Ill.) will be joined by Richard Lietz (Austria), Kevin Estre (France) and Gianmaria Bruni (Italy) for the Rolex 24 At Daytona. The team that started in sportscar competition in 2012 in the American Le Mans … Continue reading

Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific Selected Driver Alessio Picariello takes European Le Mans Series title in debut season

Belgian racer Alessio Picariello won the European Le Mans Series LMGTE drivers’ title alongside his Proton Competition Porsche 911 RSR team-mates Christian Reid and Michele Beretta in his first season with Porsche and in the series. The 27-year-old joined Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific in 2020 as its Selected Driver, an evolution of the driver development … Continue reading

Hollywood star Fassbender to contest European Le Mans Series with Porsche

Michael Fassbender contests his maiden season in this year’s European Le Mans Series. The German-Irish actor will race a 2017-spec Porsche 911 RSR fielded by the Proton Competition customer squad. Supported by Porsche, Fassbender takes the next step on his personal “Road to Le Mans” journey at this year’s endurance series. “Even before I started … Continue reading

North America at Le Mans: Four of 10 Porsche 911 RSRs Entered for 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans Have United States Connections

Porsche will field 10 Porsche 911 RSRs in this year’s running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans and North America will play heavily in that mix. Four of the ten have direct connections to teams and drivers based in the United States. The overall tally includes four factory cars in the LMGTE-Pro class and … Continue reading

Ten Porsche 911 RSR on the 2018 Le Mans entry list

An entry list of 60 cars for this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans has been revealed today at the Rétromobile Show in Paris France. A total of 10 Porsche 911 RSR are included in the entry. In the LMGTE Pro class the Porsche GT team have four cars, while in the LMGTE Am class there are … Continue reading

Best Porsche 911 RSR posts Eighth fastest time in Le Mans qualifying 1

In the first qualifying session for the 24 Hours of Le Mans on Wednesday, the best-placed Porsche 911 RSR with the starting number 92 posted the eighth quickest time in the GTE-Pro class. Sharing the cockpit of the winning racer from Weissach, which is based on the seventh generation of the iconic 911 sports

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