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Le Mans 24 Hours

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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

Double podium for Ferrari at Le Mans

AF Corse’s Ferrari 488 GTEs finished second and third in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the third round of the endurance world championship, in the LMGTE Pro class, while the Maranello cars finished off the podium in the LMGTE Am class. LMGTE Pro. It turned out to be an unexpected result for the cars … Continue reading

WeatherTech Racing Running Fifth at Le Mans at 16 Hours

 Cooper MacNeil (Hinsdale, Ill), Julien Andlauer (France), and Thomas Merrill (Salinas, Calif.) are currently running in fifth in the No. 79 WeatherTech Racing Porsche 911 RSR LMGTE Am car in the 24 Hours of Le Mans at the 16 hour mark. At two-thirds distance of the race, the drivers have remained focused and are still … 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

WeatherTech Racing leading at Le Mans at Eight Hours

 Cooper MacNeil (Hinsdale, Ill), Julien Andlauer (France), and Thomas Merrill (Salinas, Calif.) are currently running in in first place in the No. 79 WeatherTech Racing Porsche 911 RSR LMGTE Am car eight hours into the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Andlauer had the wheel for the start of the twice-around-the-clock classic race. Starting from his … 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

Tough task ahead for Ferrari at Le Mans

The 24 Hours of Le Mans got underway on the dot of 16:00 with the crowds once again packing the stands and the starting grid of the world’s most renowned race. Sunshine, 25°C temperatures and almost 50°C on the asphalt, set the scene as the event got off and running. Setting off from the third … 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

LMGTE Am Hyperpole for Ferrari at Le Mans

In the thirty-minute Hyperpole, the “restricted” challenge for pole position, introduced in 2020, the six Ferraris involved monopolised the front row in the LMGTE Am class, with Vincent Abril achieving the Maranello marque’s second ever Hyperpole after Luzich Racing’s win just two years ago. LMGTE Pro. James Calado and Antonio Fuoco took to the track … 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