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What an end to the season for Porsche in the Sports Car World Championship WEC (World Endurance Championship): On Saturday at the six-hour race in Bahrain, the Porsche 911 RSR driven by Frenchmen Frédéric Makowiecki and Patrick Pilet not only scored the fourth GTE-Pro class win of the season – Porsche also netted three championship titles with the 470 hp winning racer from Weissach, which is based on the iconic 911 sports car.

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Porsche Shanghai15dThe Porsche 911 RSR driven by Richard Lietz (Austria) and Michael Christensen (Denmark) has won Sunday’s Six-Hour race on Shanghai International Circuit, China. This marks the third victory of the season for the 470 hp winning racer from Weissach, which was developed on the basis of the iconic 911 sports car, in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) for sports cars. At the wheel of the sister 911 RSR campaigned by the Porsche Manthey squad, French pilots Frédéric Makowiecki and Patrick Pilet finished in third place. Read More »

Porsche Texas15dWith a double victory on the Circuit of the Americas at Austin, the Porsche Team Manthey heads into the second half of the 2015 Sports Car World Championship WEC (World Endurance Championship). On the Formula 1 circuit just outside the state capital of Texas, Richard Lietz (Austria) and Michael Christensen (Denmark), the recent winners of the Nürburgring round, won the strongly-represented GTE-Pro class at the wheel of their 470 hp Porsche 911 RSR. Read More »

Porsche Nurburg GT15aAfter four straight wins in the USA and Canada, Porsche has now made the breakthrough in the Sports Car World Endurance Championship (WEC). At the premiere of the popular race series on the Nürburgring, the Porsche Manthey squad scored its first victory this season in the GTE-Pro class on Sunday. With the 470 hp 911 RSR, which is based on the seventh generation of the iconic 911 sports car, Richard Lietz (Austria) and Michael Christensen (Denmark) finished first ahead of their French team colleagues Frédéric Makowiecki and Patrick Pilet. For Porsche, this marks the first one-two in the WEC since November 2014, when two 911 RSR finished at the front in Shanghai. Consequently, Richard Lietz is the new leader of the World Endurance Cup for GT drivers. Read More »

Porsche pre-Le Mans15dThe Le Mans countdown has begun for the Porsche Manthey team. Sunday’s official pre-test marked the start of the critical phase in the lead up to the 83rd edition of the world’s toughest 24-hour race, contested on 13/14 June on the Circuit des 24 Heures. This race is also the highlight of this year’s Sports Car World Endurance Championship WEC. After clinching a double victory in 2013, the Porsche Manthey outfit fields two 911 RSR in the GTE-Pro class. Furthermore, Porsche customer teams are back to fight for victory in the GTE-AM class. Porsche is the most successful manufacturer in the history of this long distance classic. Read More »

Porsche pre-Spa14– Porsche factory race teams travel to the renowned Spa-Francorchamps circuit for the Spa 6 Hours, round 2 of the Sports Car World Endurance Championship (WEC) on 3 May
– Following a third place finish at Silverstone with the new 919 Hybrid LMP1, Porsche arrives in Belgium ready to build on the experience and knowledge following that debut performance
– Porsche Team Manthey 911 RSR arrives at Spa fresh from a 1-2 finish in the GT-Pro category at Silverstone
– Race starts at 14:30 CET Saturday, finishing 20:30 CET Read More »

– Porsche Motorsport factory team will race new ‘919 hybrid’  in the 2014 Sports Car World Endurance Championship (WEC) including Le Mans 24 Hours
– Brendon Hartley and Marc Lieb join Mark Webber, Neel Jani, Timo Bernhard and Romain Dumas in the new ‘919 hybrid’ LMP1 race team
– Porsche AG Team Manthey will enter two 911 RSR race cars in the WEC, and also at Le Mans
– Porsche North America will contest the Tudor United Sportscar Championship with CORE autosport

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