Matteo Cairoli joins Dempsey Proton Racing in FIA WEC

Porsche works driver Matteo Cairoli will be competing in the FIA World Endurance Championship this year.

The former Porsche Supercup and Porsche Carrera Cup ace will be at the wheel of the #77 Porsche 911 RSR from customer team Dempsey Proton Racing.

Matteo Cairoli will be sharing the German-American Porsche with co-drivers Christian Ried and Marvin Dienst. The car will compete in the GTE-Am class.

In 2016, The Italian raced for Proton Racing in two European Le Mans Series events showing impressive performances including the GTE pole position at the 4 Hours of the Red Bull Ring.

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