Two works Porsche 911 RSR GTE-Pro entries at the 2016 Le Mans 24 Hours


In addition to the factory supported Dempsey Proton Racing in the FIA World Endurance Championship. The Stuttgart brand is set to return to La Sarthe with a factory effort.

Porsche will enter the 2016 Le Mans 24 Hours with two 911 RSRs in the upper GTE-Pro class. The two cars will feature two very strong line-up. The effort will be from Porsche Team Manthey. The German squad will not take part in the 2016  FIA World Endurance Championship but is aiming to compete in the French classic and try to win the event as they did in 2013.

The first Porsche at Le Mans will be shared by 2015 IMSA GT Le Mans champion Patrick Pilet, the 2015 Le Mans overall winner Nick Tandy and fresh new comer at Porsche, Kevin Estre.

The sister machine will also feature an outright Le Mans winner, Earl Bamber. He will be joined by Jörg Bergmeister and Frederic Makowiecki.

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