Tag Archive: Porsche 911 GT3 RSR

Jul 16

Podium, class wins and points’ lead for Porsche teams

In International GT Open, races 7 and 8 in Brands Hatch/Great Britain

Nick Tandy Porsche 20100919Club Porsche Québec logoThe situation at mid-season for Porsche customer teams in the International GT Open could hardly be better. Clinching second place at yesterday’s seventh race of the season in Brands Hatch put Porsche works driver Marco Holzer (Germany) and Manthey-Racing pilot Nick Tandy (Great Britain) with their Porsche 911 GT3 RSR back at the top of the drivers’ championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 04

New customer sport top model for 2012 race season

Porsche 911 GT3 RSR

911 GT3 RSR 01911 GT3 RSR 02The new Porsche 911 GT3 RSR is ready to race. The top model of Porsche Motorsport’s customer racing vehicles will head into the 2012 season with extensive modifications. Particularly striking at first glance are the changes to the body: the width of the new GT3 RSR has grown by 48 millimetres. Built to conform to the A.C.O. “LM” GTE regulations, the 911 represents the crowning pinnacle of a range of successful customer sport race cars that are based on the 997 type 911 GT3 RS street sports car.

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Oct 01

Fifth grid spot for fastest Porsche

At American Le Mans Series, round 9 / Intercontinental Le Mans Cup, round 6 in Road Atlanta, USA

Club Porsche Québec logoPetit-LeMansWith his Porsche 911 GT3 RSR, Joerg Bergmeister takes up the 1,000 mile race in Road Atlanta on Saturday from position five on the grid. In qualifying for Petit Le Mans, the final round of the American Le Mans Series, the Porsche works driver from Germany was only eight-tenths of a second shy of the top GT-class time on the storied circuit in the US state of Georgia. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 27

Brilliant Porsche triumph on the Nordschleife (+result)

 It was one of the most exciting and dramatic 24 hour races at the Nürburgring

Porsche Dumas-Lieb- Bernhard-LuhrNurburgring logoAnd it finished with a triumph for Porsche: In front of 220,000 spectators lining the legendary Nordschleife, Porsche works drivers Marc Lieb (Germany), Timo Bernhard (Germany), Romain Dumas (France) as well as Lucas Luhr (Switzerland) won the 39th running of the long distance classic in the Eifel with the Porsche 911 GT3 RSR and relegated their strong opponents from BMW, Mercedes and Audi to finish down the field. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 26

Nürburgring 24 hour race – Interim report after 6:30 hours

 Best Porsche in second – problems for the 911 GT3 R Hybrid

Manthey Racing logoManthey Racing PorscheThe Porsche 911 GT3 RSR of Manthey Racing continues to run amongst the leaders at the Nürburgring 24 hour race. After six hours, Porsche works drivers Marc Lieb (Germany), Timo Bernhard (Germany) and Romain Dumas (France) togther with Lucas Luhr (Switzerland) hold second place. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 16

Patrick Long fastest Porsche pilot

In American Le Mans Series, round 2 in Long Beach, USA

Patrick Long Porsche 2010630PorscheOn the street circuit of Long Beach/California, Porsche works driver Patrick Long (USA) posted the fourth quickest time in qualifying for the second round of the American Le Mans Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

Guy Smith sets the pace early at Long Beach

Dyson Lola-Mazda nips Muscle Milk Aston Martin coupe

Guy Smith 2011-04-15Patrick Long 2011-04-15After a practice session dominated by Muscle Milk Aston Martin Racing, Guy Smith threw down the fastest lap for Dyson Racing on Friday morning in practice for the Tequila Patrón American Le Mans Series at Long Beach. The Englishman set a time of 1:16.780 in Mazda-powered Lola that he will share with Chris Dyson in Saturday’s race. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 12

Strong Porsche contingent at Twelve Hour classic

American Le Mans Series, round 1 in Sebring, USA

Porsche12 Hours of Sebring 2011 logoA true classic traditionally kicks off the American Le Mans Series season: The 12 Hours of Sebring, run for the 59th time on the Sebring International Raceway in the heart of Florida on 19 March, is the oldest and toughest sports car race in the USA. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 12

Debut for the 2011 version of the world’s most successful GT race car & more…

Porsche News

PorscheDick Werner Porsche 911The Porsche 911 GT3 RSR takes off into the new motorsport season with extensive modifications. The 2011 version of the world’s most successful GT race car celebrated its international premiere at the “Night of Champions” party held at the R&D Centre in Weissach to mark the end of the motorsport season. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 03

Porsche Motorsport around the world

Flying Lizard Motorsports contests ALMS and Daytona in 2011

Forza Motorsport Flying Lizard 091029-1PorscheFull steam ahead for Flying Lizard Motorsports: After successfully defending the GT2 drivers’ title of the American Le Mans Series with Porsche factory pilots Joerg Bergmeister and Patrick Long, the team based in Sonoma (California) will be back in 2011. Team owner Seth Neimann again fields two Porsche 911 GT3 RSR. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 13

Richard Lietz is Motor Racing Driver of the Year in Austria

Together with his teammate Marc Lieb

Porsche works driver Richard Lietz (26, Austria) has been voted Motor Racing Driver of the Year by the commitee of the Austrian Motorsport Association (OSK). Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 08

Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid fastest and most economical GT car

Intercontinental Le Mans Cup, round 3 in Zhuhai, China

A successful season finale for Porsche: At the 1,000 kilometre race in Zhuhai/China, the Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid impressed once again with its performance and efficiency. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 15

The 911 GT3 RSR is the most successful GT racer in the world

Porsche Intelligent Perfomance

Once again, the Porsche 911 GT3 RSR is the world’s most successful GT race car. The fastest racing-911, developed following the rules of the GT2 category and based on the principles of Porsche Intelligent Performance, left its mark on race tracks around the globe with good lap times, excellent reliability and particularly low fuel consumption. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 03

Porsche defends GT drivers’ title – 911 GT3 R Hybrid thrills fans (+photos & stats)

In American Le Mans Series, round 9 in Road Atlanta, USA

A successful conclusion to the American Le Mans Series season for Porsche: With the Porsche 911 GT3 RSR, Porsche works drivers Joerg Bergmeister (Germany) and Patrick Long (USA) clinched the GT2 class title, like last year, at the 1,000 mile classic on the established Road Atlanta circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 18

Le Mans Series, round 3 in Portimao, Portugal, Qualifying

Porsche pilots with good team effort

With places four, five and six on the grid, the Porsche pilots have secured good starting positions for the third round of the Le Mans Series. Fastest in the 911 GT3 RSR of the German Felbermayr-Proton team was Martin Ragginger (Austria) in fourth ahead of French Porsche factory driver Patrick Pilet (IMSA Performance Matmut). Read the rest of this entry »

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