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Kévin Estre

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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

Second grid row for the fastest Porsche at the Spa 24-hour race

The three best-placed Porsche customer teams will take up tomorrow’s 24-hour race on the Spa-Franchorchamps Grand Prix circuit from positions three, six and 14. In the Super Pole session on Friday evening, the former Porsche Junior Klaus Bachler set a lap time of 2:16.446 minutes. At the first of his two attempts, the Austrian planted … Continue reading

Porsche teams qualify three 911 GT3 R for the 24 Hours of Spa Super Pole

The Porsche customer teams have qualified three 911 GT3 R for the Super Pole session for the 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps. Austrians Thomas Preining and Klaus Bachler as well as Frenchman Côme Ledogar planted the fastest 911 on position eleven. In the four 15-minute heats, they posted an average time of 2:17.594 minutes for the … Continue reading

Porsche customer teams ready for the 24 Hours of Spa

A total of 13 Porsche 911 GT3 R are entered for this year’s 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps on 30/31 July. Five of the over 368 kW (500 PS) 911 contest the pro-category and have excellent chances to score overall victory at the world’s largest GT3 endurance classic. On the occasion of the event, Porsche Motorsport … Continue reading

Dempsey-Proton Racing wins the 6 Hours of Monza GTE-Am class

The Porsche 911 RSR fielded by Dempsey-Proton Racing has won the GTE-Am class at the six-hour race of the FIA WEC in Monza. In the No. 77 car, team owner Christian Ried and the two UK drivers Sebastian Priaulx and Harry Tincknell beat the opposition over the line. In the GTE-Pro class, the two works … Continue reading

Best Porsche 911 RSR tackles Monza Temple of Speed from second grid row

The best Porsche 911 RSR in the GTE-Pro class tackles the six-hour race in Monza (Italy) from position four. At the wheel of the No. 91 car, local hero Gianmaria Bruni was 0.220-seconds faster than his brand colleague Michael Christensen (Denmark). In the GTE-Am category, Christian Ried planted the No. 77 car fielded by Dempsey-Proton … 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

Kevin Estre achieves his aim, the top-tier category in endurance racing with the new Porsche 963

The dream of any sports person aiming for a professional career is to reach the summit. In the case of a driver like Kevin Estre who has clinched the official titles of French champion, European and World champion, who has won the majority of blue riband events in the grand touring category, the objective could … 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