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 »

Jul 13

Sellers drives flawless race

Top Ten finish at Utah Grand Prix

After a car fire early Saturday morning sent the #17 Team Falken Tire Porsche back to the garage for extensive repairs, Bryan Sellers knew that racing in the Larry H. Miller Dealerships Utah Grand Prix in Round 4 of the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón (ALMS) was going to be tough.  And he came prepared. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 14

Henzler and Porsche takes GT2 honors at Le Mans

Porsche wins in class for first time since 2007

Porsche factory driver Wolf Henzler won at the 24 Hours of the Le Mans for the first time Sunday, the German winning in GT2 for Team Felbermayr Proton and its Porsche 911 GT3 RSR. Henzler – who drives for Team Falken Tire with Bryan Sellers in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón – won by two laps with Marc Lieb and Richard Lietz. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 13

Corvette taking control in GT2 at Le Mans

Highcroft running solid second in LMP2

Halfway through its first race at the Le Mans 24 Hours in GT2, Corvette Racing showed the same dominance it exhibited in GT1. The two-car Corvette factory squad sat 1-2 in class through 12 hours of the world’s most famous auto race. Emmanuel Collard in the No. 64 Corvette C6.R led teammate Antonio Garcia in a frantic GT2 battle. Read the rest of this entry »

May 21

Smith to the top in opening Mazda Raceway practice

Lola-Mazda leads tight LMP contingent

Guy Smith put Mazda power out front at its home track with the fastest time in Friday’s first official practice session for the American Le Mans Series Monterey presented by Patrón. Dyson Racing’s English ace posted a best lap of 1:14.335 (108.385 mph) in the Lola-Mazda coupe that he will drive with Chris Dyson and Andy Meyrick. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 17

Black Swan aiming to be back on track in 2010

After missing the 2009 American Le Mans Series

Tim Pappas

Tim Pappas

Black Swan Racing is set to come back in a big way for 2010. The Tim Pappas-owned team has moved into a new shop in Harvard, Mass., a location that will be central to the team’s return to full-time competition next season. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 13

Two-car Flying Lizard Porsche attack again for 2010

Bergmeister/Long back together for title defense, Neiman/Law in second entry

Flying Lizard will be back in 2010 with a pair of Porsche 911 GT3 RSRs with the team in search of a third straight championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 06

ALMS: Team Falken Tire continues to progress

Testing at Road Atlanta for fall return to Series and GT2

It’s a sweltering August day in Braselton, Ga., but Yoshi Yasuda doesn’t seem to be sweating anything. The stoic Falken Tire engineer from Kobe, Japan, stares intently at the screen in the pit box, watching red and green bar graphs bob up and down as the Team Falken Tire Porsche 911 GT3 RSR’s telemetry system pours in information about Bryan Sellers’ test run. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 27

Lime Rock happy hunting ground

For Jörg Bergmeister

The preliminary entry list for the American Le Mans Northeast Grand Prix features eight past winners of an American Le Mans Series race at Lime Rock Park. By far the most successful is Flying Lizard Motorsports’ Jörg Bergmeister. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 03

Lizards’ Law to Le Mans at last

In an illustrious career that spans three decades

Darren Law is finally getting his crack at the biggest auto race in the world. For the first time he will be on the grid at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, a long overdue appearance for one of America’s most successful and respected road racers. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

Vici Racing™ announces partnership with T-Mobile USA

VICI Racing is delighted to announce an exciting new partnership with T-Mobile USA, Inc.

To take up the challenge of one of global motorsports’ most professional championships, the American Le Mans Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 14

Falken adds Cleveland Golf

As sponsor of GT2 class Porsche

Team Falken Tire and Cleveland Golf announced a partnership that will see one of the PGA Tour’s leading forces as the premiere sponsor of the Falken Porsche 911 GT3 RSR. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 31

Team Falken Tire unveils 2009 GT2 program

Falken Tire Corporation has officially announced a GT2 program

For the American Le Mans Series that will see the Fontana, Calif.-based team entering a Porsche 911 GT3 RSR for selected events this season. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

VICI latest to confirm Sebring entry (+photos)

VICI Racing has joined the grid for the 57th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring

Presented by Fresh from Florida it is the opening race of the 2009 American Le Mans Series season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 28

Sebring winter test Wednesday notebook (+photos)

Dominik Farnbacher has gone from one extreme to the others

In terms of GT2 cars in the American Le Mans Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 27

Pagenaud quickest on opening day at Sebring (+photos)

Simon Pagenaud capped the first day of the American Le Mans Series’ annual Winter Test

With the fastest time of the day for de Ferran Motorsports at Sebring International Raceway on Monday. Read the rest of this entry »

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