Porsche 1-2 in the GT Class at the Ring

After four straight wins in the USA and Canada, Porsche has now made the breakthrough in the Sports Car World Endurance Championship WEC. At the series premiere 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, Richard Lietz and…

Porsche GT Works Drivers Qualify for Le Mans

In the first of three qualifying sessions for the Le Mans 24-hour race, all Porsche GT works drivers turned their mandatory laps and are therefore qualified for the race on the 13.6 kilometre Circuit des 24 Heures on the 13th & 14th of June. The number 91 Porsche 911 RSR, with Richard Lietz (Austria), Michael…

Porsche 911 RSR on the Podium at Silverstone

The Porsche 911 RSR of débutante Michael Christensen and his seasoned team-mate Richard Lietz finished second in the opening round of the 2015 World Endurance Championship. At the six-hour race on the Silverstone Circuit, the Porsche works drivers of the #91 car clinched second in the GTE-Pro class in front of over 45,000 spectators. The…

Porsche GT WEC Silverstone Qualifying

During qualifying at Silverstone today, Porsche’s works drivers Richard Lietz (A) and Michael Christensen (DK) planted the number 91 911 RSR on the fourth grid spot in the GTE-Pro class. In the sister 911 RSR run by the Porsche Manthey squad, their French factory driver team-mates Frédéric Makowiecki and Patrick Pilet set the sixth quickest…