Difficult Bahrain qualifying for the Porsche 911 RSR

After a difficult qualifying on the Bahrain International Circuit, the 911 RSR fielded by the Porsche Manthey squad takes off into the seventh and penultimate round of the sports car World Endurance Championship (WEC) on Saturday from the third row of the GT grid. In the number 91 Porsche, which is based on the seventh…

Porsche Teams Make A Good Start In Free Practice At Fuji

Porsche teams in LMP1 and GT classes have made a good start to their Japanese campaign, with the No.92 Porsche Team Manthey 911 RSR of local Super GT star Frederic Makowiecki (sharing the wheel with Patrick Pilet) fastest in the LMGTE Pro class during FP1. Both LMP cars made steady progress throughout the morning, however…

Porsche 911 RSR on the Podium in Texas

At the six-hour race on the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, the Porsche 911 RSR finished second in the GTE-Pro class. At the action-packed fourth round of the Sports Car World Endurance Championship WEC, the French Porsche works drivers Patrick Pilet and Frédéric Makowiecki looked like they might even bring home their second win…

Porsche drivers are confident for second half of the season

At the Circuit of the Americas in Austin/Texas, the Sports Car World Endurance Championship WEC picks up momentum again on 20 September. After a long summer break, the series heats up for drivers and teams, starting with the race in Texas and continuing to the end of the November with rounds in Fuji/Japan, Shanghai/China, Sakhir/Bahrain…

24 Hours of Le Mans: Difficult qualifying for the Porsche 911 RSR

Eventful and difficult – is how Porsche Team Manthey experienced the third qualifying session for the Le Mans 24 hour race. When the qualifying ended at midnight on Thursday, the number 92 Porsche 911 RSR driven by Porsche works drivers Marco Holzer (Germany), Frédéric Makowiecki (France) and Richard Lietz (Austria) only managed to post the…