Tag Archive: Patrick Pilet

Dec 13

Busy weekend for Porsche as 2018 plans materialize for GTLM, GTD

Among the announcements was the driver lineup for the two-car Porsche GT Team

2017-11-16-0220Porsche held its annual “Night of Champions” season-ending celebration in Stuttgart, Germany over this past weekend, and while it was a time to celebrate accomplishments from the 2017 season, the manufacturer also took advantage of the opportunity to shed some light on its 2018 plans. Read the rest of this entry »


Dec 28

TRG to unleash five-car armada at 50th Rolex 24 at Daytona

Kevin Buckler’s TRG will once again field a five-car lineup in the Rolex 24 At Daytona

Kevin Buckler's TRG Rolex 24 at Daytona 2012 logoThe Racer’s Group, one of the most successful sports car teams in history, has announced that it will bring an armada of five Porsche 911 GT3 Cup cars to the 50th Anniversary Rolex 24 at Daytona in defense of its GT title from a year ago. TRG’s lineup of drivers will include defending champions, current veterans, Porsche factory drivers and more. Read the rest of this entry »


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 »


Aug 12

Le Mans Series, round 4 in Budapest, Hungary

Porsche pilots try to get in position for title decision

In the Le Mans Series, the fight for the title could soon be decided. With a victory at the 1,000 kilometre race on 22 August at the Hungaroring near Budapest, Porsche works drivers Marc Lieb (Germany) and Richard Lietz (Austria) could settle matters and be celebrated as GT2 class champions before the season finale at Silverstone. Read the rest of this entry »


Aug 01

Mid-Ohio grid continues to grow !

Libra Radical-IES is official; Diaz and Gonzalez to PR1/Mathiasen LMPC

The grid for the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Challenge grew to 34 cars Friday with the addition of Libra Racing’s Radical SR9-IES to the LMP class. And in LMP Challenge, Luis Diaz and Ricardo Gonzalez will make their return to the Series driving PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports’ ORECA FLM09. 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 »


Jan 16

Porsche wins Dunlop 24 Hours of Dubai

French Porsche team take overall win with UAE team AUH Motorsport winning Class SP3

The French Imsa Performance Matmut Porsche with Raymond Narac, Patrick Pilet and Marco Holzer behind the wheel crossed the line this afternoon at 2pm to win the Dunlop 24 Hours of Dubai at Dubai Autodrome. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 15

Dunlop 24 Hours of Dubai

Qualifying: Porsche takes pole as UAE based teams impress

Qualifying for the Dunlop Dubai 24 Hours of Dubai took place today at Dubai Autodrome and the Imsa Performance Matmut Porsche took pole position in an action packed session. 72 of 78 entered cars set times for the event which is held under the patronage of His Highness Crown Prince of Dubai Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 23

Wright Motorsports’ Maassen qualifies 11th (+photos)

In GT Phillips Way Racing Porsche No. 33 for this weekend’s Rolex 24 at Daytona

Wright Motorsports’ Sascha Maassen qualified 11th in the GT class in the Phillips Way Racing Porsche 911 GT3 Cup No. 33 Thursday at Daytona International Speedway, as the Batavia, Ohio-based team prepared for this weekend’s 47th Rolex 24. Read the rest of this entry »