samedi 12 novembre 2016

PHOTOS: All of the factory Porsche 911 RSR victories in FIA WEC and IMSA


As we are waiting for the official unveil of the 2017 Porsche 911 GTE challenger, here is a look back at all Porsche Motorsport factory victories* with the all-conquering Porsche 911 RSR.

The car was introduced back in 2013 and competed for the last time with a works team at this year's Petit Le Mans.

Two different teams competed with the GTE racer from Stuttgart. Porsche Team Manthey in the FIA World Endurance Championship and Porsche North America in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.

2013 Le Mans 24 Hours - FIA World Endurance Championship
Porsche Team Manthey - Marc Lieb, Richard Lietz, Romain Dumas

2014 Rolex 24 at Daytona - IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship
Porsche North America - Richard Lietz,Patrick Pilet, Nick Tandy

2014 12 Hours of Sebring - IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship
Porsche North America - Jörg Bergmeister, Michael Christensen, Patrick Long

2014 6 Hours of Silverstone - FIA World Endurance Championship
Porsche Team Manthey - Marco Holzer, Richard Lietz, Frédéric Makowiecki

2014 6 Hours of Shanghai - FIA World Endurance Championship
Porsche Team Manthey - Patrick Pilet, Frédéric Makowiecki

2015 Canadian Tire Motorsport Park - IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship
Porsche North America - Patrick Pilet, Nick Tandy

2015 6 Hours of the Nürburgring - FIA World Endurance Championship
Porsche North America - Richard Lietz, Michael Christensen

2015 Road America - IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship
Porsche North America - Patrick Pilet, Nick Tandy

2015 Virigina International Raceway - IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship
Porsche North America - Patrick Pilet, Nick Tandy

2015 6 Hours of Circuit of the Americas - FIA World Endurance Championship
Porsche Team Manthey - Richard Lietz, Michael Christensen

2015 Petit Le Mans - IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship
Porsche North America - Patrick Pilet, Nick Tandy, Richard Lietz

2015 6 Hours of Shanghai - FIA World Endurance Championship
Porsche Team Manthey - Richard Lietz, Michael Christensen

2015 6 Hours of Bahrain - FIA World Endurance Championship
Porsche Team Manthey - Patrick Pilet, Frédéric Makowiecki

2016 Grand Prix of Long Beach - IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship
Porsche North America - Patrick Pilet, Nick Tandy

2016 Circuit of the Americas - IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship
Porsche North America - Earl Bamber, Frédéric Makowiecki

*: The privateer victories in FIA WEC, IMSA and ELMS haven't been included.

Photos: Porsche Media