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Patrick Pilet

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Falken Motorsports full of optimism ahead of ADAC 24h Race at the Nürburgring

The 50th running of the ADAC TotalEnergies 24h Race at the Nürburgring is right around the corner. Falken Motorsports is ready to tackle the endurance classic in the Eifel this year and fight for the podium places with a brace of Porsche 911 GT3 Rs and seven highly-experienced GT drivers. The team feels confident of a … Continue reading

GPX Racing helps Porsche to clinch another intercontinental title

The Kyalami 9 Hour brought down the curtain on the 2020 Intercontinental GT Challenge, a four-race championship held in the four corners of the world. GPX Racing made the long-distance trip to South Africa with two main objectives in mind: clinch the manufacturers’ title for Porsche and win the drivers’ crown with its trio, Patrick … Continue reading

Porsche defends manufacturers’ crown in the global GT3 series IGTC

Porsche has won the manufacturers’ title in the Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC) for the second time in a row. At the final race of the season on the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit in South Africa, Matt Campbell from Australia and the two Frenchmen Mathieu Jaminet and Patrick Pilet finished in third place with GPX Racing’s … Continue reading

Best Porsche 911 GT3 R tackles Kyalami nine-hour race from fifth on the grid

The Porsche customer teams have secured solid starting positions in the qualifying for the nine-hour race in Kyalami. The 911 GT3 R fielded by GPX Racing takes up the final round of the Intercontinental GT Challenge season from the fifth grid spot. In Friday’s Pole Shootout, works driver Matt Campbell turned his flying lap on … Continue reading

Porsche intends to defend its IGTC title at the season finale in South Africa

Porsche heads to the final round of the Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC) with a very clear goal: The sports car manufacturer from Stuttgart is eager to defend its titles at the nine-hour race in Kyalami. The customer squads GPX Racing and Dinamic Motorsport will each field a 500+hp Porsche 911 GT3 R in the Pro-category … Continue reading

Porsche sends no Le Mans participants to the Nürburgring

Porsche has decided to send only a reduced number of participants to tackle the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring. This affects the factory-contracted racing drivers as well as members of Porsche Motorsport and Manthey-Racing who worked at the 24 Hours of Le Mans last weekend. The reason behind this decision is that three people have … Continue reading

KCMG targeting the podium at first Nürburgring 24 Hours with Porsche

KC Motorgroup Ltd. (KCMG) heads to the Nordschleife for its first Nürburgring 24 Hours with the Porsche 911 GT3 R this weekend, following a successful Nürburgring Endurance Series (NLS, previously VLN) campaign. In its debut season with the German manufacturer, KCMG will attempt the 24 Hours for just the second time, the annual event being … Continue reading

KCMG recovers to score top 10 in NLS 5

KC Motorgroup Ltd. (KCMG) recovered from a difficult qualifying to finish ninth in the fifth round of the 2020 Nürburgring Langstrecken-Serie (NLS, previously VLN). The six-hour race is the highlight of the NLS season and marks the final round before the famous Nürburgring 24 Hours, which KCMG will attempt in three weeks’ time. Both cars … Continue reading

Lessons learned by Porsche at rehearsal for the 24-hour highlight on the ’Ring

Round five of the Nürburgring Endurance Series (NLS) concluded on Saturday with positions nine and ten for the two best-placed Porsche contenders. The season highlight of the NLS also served as the final test run before the 24-hour race on the storied racetrack, which has been postponed to September 26-27. Over the last few metres … Continue reading

KCMG makes final N24 preparations at NLS 5

KC Motorgroup Ltd. (KCMG) makes its final preparations for the Nürburgring 24 Hours this weekend during round five of the Nürburgring Endurance Series (NLS, previously VLN). The Hong Kong squad impressed in its first two series outings in the Porsche 911 GT3 R, having finished as the best of the German marque’s cars during the … Continue reading