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Frédéric Makowiecki

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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

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

Three Porsche 911 qualify for the Hyperpole at Le Mans

The two 911 RSR fielded by the Porsche GT Team have qualified for the Hyperpole at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Works driver Laurens Vanthoor from Belgium and Frédéric Makowiecki from France concluded the qualifying session on the 13.626-kilometre racetrack in positions one and three in the GTE-Pro class. In the GTE-Am category, the … 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

Podium finish for the Porsche 911 RSR at the 24 Hours of Le Mans

Porsche has secured a podium spot in the fiercely contested GTE-Pro class at the 89th edition of the Le Mans 24-hour race. The works drivers Kévin Estre from France and Neel Jani from Switzerland as well as Denmark’s Michael Christensen achieved third place in the No. 92 Porsche 911 RSR. The No. 91 sister car … Continue reading

GTE-Pro misfortune and second in the GTE-Am class in Portimão for Porsche

The Porsche GT Team finished round two of this year’s FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) third and fourth in the GTE-Pro class. At the Autódromo Internacional do Algarve, works drivers Kévin Estre from France and Neel Jani from Switzerland as well as Denmark’s Michael Christensen drove from pole position to the podium. At the flag, … Continue reading

Porsche aims to defend its lead in the world championship in the Algarve

The Porsche works team travels to the second round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) leading the points. Since the upcoming eight-hour race in Portimão on 13 June is new on the series’ calendar, teams and drivers face special challenges. The Porsche GT Team has prepared intensively for the upcoming task in Portugal’s Algarve … Continue reading

Porsche customer teams fight for 13th outright victory in the Eifel

Porsche customer teams tackle the Nürburgring 24-hour race with a large contingent of 38 vehicles in ten different classes. The famed Eifel marathon has been contested since 1970 and is considered one of the world’s toughest motor racing challenges. No less than eight Porsche 911 GT3 R fielded by six squads take on the top … Continue reading