Richard Lietz

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A long spell fighting at the front for GPX Racing in the 24 Hours of Spa

The #221 Porsche 911 GT3 R entered by the GPX Martini Racing team was one of the prime attractions at the 75th 24 Hours of Spa. It made a big contribution to the thrills experienced by the 73.000 spectators who had chosen to spend an excellent weekend attending the greatest GT endurance race in the … Continue reading

Porsche aims to repeat last year’s WEC win at the Temple of Speed in Monza

Porsche travels to round four of the FIA World Endurance Championship WEC in Monza leading the series. The factory squad is determined to repeat last year’s victory in Italy. The clear goal this year is to claim the world championship title for the Porsche 911 RSR’s swan-song season in the GTE-Pro class. The Porsche works … Continue reading

Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 ePerformance stars on its debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

The all-electric Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 ePerformance has begun its world tour at the internationally-renowned Goodwood Festival of Speed. The tour is intended to highlight the potential of the vehicle concept and the associated racing formats. The prototype concept Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 ePerformance this weekend demonstrated its power for the first time to the … Continue reading

GPX Racing at the 24 Hours of Spa: Return of the winning trio

In July 2019, the GPX Racing team on its maiden outing in the 24 Hours of Spa, and also with its first entry of a 100% professional driver lineup in GT3, snatched victory from under the noses of the very best that international grand touring racing had to offer! The drivers of the #20 911 GT3 … Continue reading

Porsche wins the GT class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans

Porsche has won the GTE-Pro class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Works driver Gianmaria Bruni from Italy, Richard Lietz from Austria and Frédéric Makowiecki from France crossed the finish line in first place after an intensive and gripping race over 350 laps. At the wheel of the No. 91 Porsche 911 RSR, the … Continue reading

Porsche GT Team fighting for the win at Le Mans

The Porsche GT Team is leading the GTE-Pro class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. After putting in strong drives through the night in their No. 92 Porsche 911 RSR, Kévin Estre, Michael Christensen and Laurens Vanthoor have built a gap at the front of more than a minute with eight hours of racing … Continue reading

Strong start at Le Mans for Porsche and its customer teams

The Porsche GT Team and the customer squads have put in strong drives in the opening phase of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. At the four-hour mark, the two Porsche 911 RSR fielded by the works team are currently running in second and third in the fiercely contested GTE-Pro class. In the GTE-Am category, … Continue reading

Porsche GT Team starts the Le Mans 24 Hours from the second grid row

The two 911 RSR fielded by the Porsche GT Team will take up this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans from the second grid row. In the Hyperpole session, the two works drivers Frédéric Makowiecki from France and Laurens Vanthoor from Belgium planted the two ca. 378 kW (515 PS) 911 racers on positions three … Continue reading

Porsche GT Team optimises the 911 RSR setup at the official Le Mans test day

At the official pre-test, the Porsche GT Team has continued its preparations for the 90th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans (11/12 June). In the two four-hour sessions on the 13.626-kilometre Circuit des 24 Heures, both Porsche 911 RSR run by the works team turned a total of 143 laps (1,949 kilometres). On … Continue reading

Final Le Mans appearance of the two Porsche GT Team 911 RSR

Porsche has set itself a big goal for the final GTE-Pro-class race at Le Mans for the 911 RSR: The works team is determined to secure a class win at the 24 Hours of Le Mans on 11/12 June. The endurance classic on the 13.626-kilometre Circuit des 24 Heures in the west of France will … Continue reading