Michael Christensen

Michael Christensen

1990-08-28 (age 30)


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Estre: Nurburgring 24h win payback for near misses

Porsche GT ace Kevin Estre says the Manthey Racing squad's victory in last weekend's Nurburgring 24 Hours "feels really good" following his near misses on the Nordschleife in 2018 and 2019.

Porsche reveals full line-ups for Le Mans 24 Hours

Porsche has revealed its full driver line-ups for its two-car factory GTE Pro assault in this year's Le Mans 24 Hours.

Porsche's Spa 24h winners switch teams for 2020

Porsche drivers Kevin Estre, Michael Christensen and Richard Lietz will defend their Spa 24 Hours crown with the KCMG squad later this month.

Porsche fuel-saving was "tough mentally", says Estre

The fuel-saving required to bring home Porsche's first FIA World Endurance Championship win in nearly a year in last weekend's Spa race was "tough mentally", admits Kevin Estre.

Porsche gets Spa GTE pole reinstated

Porsche drivers Kevin Estre and Michael Christensen have been reinstated on the GTE Pro pole for Saturday's Spa round of the FIA World Endurance Championship. 

Porsche’s double Bahrain implosion feels “really bad”

Kevin Estre says the double blow Porsche received in Bahrain feels "really bad" after it propped up the GTE Pro field in the twilight FIA World Endurance Championship race.

Spa 24h: GPX Porsche prevails in stop-start race

Porsche secured its first victory in the Spa 24 Hours since 2010 thanks to the GPX Racing squad at the end of a disrupted, rain-affected race.

Porsche's WEC champions to contest Spa 24 Hours

FIA World Endurance Championship GTE Pro title winners Kevin Estre and Michael Christensen will race together in this month's Spa 24 Hours.

Vanthoor: “Stupid” mistake spoiled “flawless” Nurburgring run

Laurens Vanthoor admits his “stupid” mistake in the Nurburgring 24 Hours was the only thing that spoiled an otherwise “flawless” run for the #911 Manthey Porsche crew.

Bruni replaces Makowiecki in Porsche GTE WEC squad

Gianmaria Bruni will return to the FIA World Endurance Championship for the 2018/19 season with the Porsche GT team, the German marque has announced.

Sebring 12h: Cadillac dominance under threat in fourth practice

A challenge to the Cadillacs is brewing at Sebring, as five cars broke the 1min50sec barrier in the final practice session before qualifying and Christian Fittipaldi’s pacesetting Action Express Racing Cadillac had an edge of just 0.118sec.

Sepang 12 Hours: Audi running 1-2 at half-distance

Audi was in command at the halfway mark in Sepang 12 Hours, with its #15 car leading the sister #16 machine after having started from the pitlane due to an electrical issue.

Estre signs with Porsche, Bamber and Tandy handed Le Mans return

French driver Kevin Estre has been signed as a factory driver for Porsche's GT programme, the manufacturer has announced.

Shanghai WEC: Porsche leads Audi after sensational first three hours

Porsche leads at the halfway stage of the 6 Hours of Shanghai after some exceptional endurance racing action at the penultimate round of the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship.

Porsche 919 Hybrid and 911 RSR – Rolling race labs as brand ambassadors

FIA World Endurance Championship WEC: Preview race 7 in Shanghai/China

Porsche: String of successes continues in Texas

The ground breaking hybrid race car won in Austin (USA) on Saturday and Porsche also celebrated victory in the category for the production-based GT race cars.

Porsche teams face great challenges in the USA

A total of twelve factory drivers contest the WEC and the TUSC for the Porsche teams

Muller and Estre to race for Porsche GT squad at Spa

Porsche Team Manthey has confirmed changed driver line-ups for the 6 Hours of Spa, with Sven Muller and Kevin Estre getting the call-up for the second round of the WEC.

Audi beats Porsche in epic Silverstone WEC battle

The #7 Audi of Andre Lotterer, Benoit Treluyer and Marcel Fassler came out on top of an enthralling duel with the #18 Porsche of Romain Dumas, Marc Lieb and Neel Jani to win the WEC-opening 6 Hours of Silverstone.

Porsche well prepared to tackle the GT class of the 2015 WEC

The Porsche Manthey squad campaigns two Porsche 911 RSR sports cars on the storied circuit in the British Midlands.

New driver combinations for the Porsche 911 RSR

Porsche Team Manthey has reshuffled its factory driver lineup in its two Porsche 911 RSR entries in the Sports Car World Endurance Championship WEC and at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Nico Hulkenberg takes first laps in Porsche 919

Nico Hulkenberg has completed a three-day test with the Porsche LMP1 team.

Last in-season test with the Porsche 919 Hybrid successfully completed

The majority of the test work for the sixth round of the championship was done by the regular Porsche LMP1 drivers.

TUDOR 'Night Of Champions' In NYC celebrates inaugural victors

The TUDOR United SportsCar Championship held their awards banquet last night.

$300,000 presented to champions of Patrón Endurance Cup at Road Atlanta

FOX to air national network television coverage of Petit Le Mans today in United States

Pruett holds off late charge from Brundle to win at COTA

Scott Pruett and Memo Rojas have earned Chip Ganassi Racing the overall victory at COTA.

Michael Christensen and Frédéric Makowiecki test the Porsche 919 Hybrid

Christensen and Makowiecki got the chance to test the 919 at the Magny-Cours circuit in France.

Ferrari, BMW take GT wins at VIR

Risi, Turner celebrate victories at a prototype-less outing.

Porsche 911 RSR earns Road America top-five

The race proved a strong testing environment for the team.

New or proven, all GTLM cars should be competitive at CTSCC Road America

Is it better to have a new car or proven model in the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class in this weekend’s Continental Tire Road Race Showcase at Road America?

Porsche podiums at historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway

The No. 912 Porsche North America Porsche 911 RSR finished in third-place in the highly competitive GT Le Mans class.

Porsche makes the podium at Brickyard Grand Prix

Earns best finish since the 12 Hours of Sebring victory.

Porsche North America Works Team earns top-five in Canada

Porsche North America placed one of its two Porsche 911 RSR into the top-five of the GTLM class results.

Patrón Endurance Cup returns for round 3 at Watkins Glen

Through two events – and 36 hours of competition – the Patrón Endurance Cup has lived up to its billing as a true “endurance” championship.

Solid points battle shaping up in TUDOR series

Four races down, and it's a tight fight in every class

IMSA introduces modifications to competition procedures

New procedures in response to problems at the first two races in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.

12h Sebring: BMW claims second USCC podium of the year

On IMSA CTSCC BMW continues to lead championship standings.

Franchitti brings Ganassi car home to victory in Twelve Hours of Sebring

The Twelve Hours was the second race of the inaugural season for the International Motor Sports Association's new TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.

Chip Ganassi Racing wins 12 Hours of Sebring

The 01 took home the win in its first trip to Sebring.

Porsche captures GTLM pole as Christensen Shines in qualifying for 12 Hours of Sebring

Saturday’s race serves as both the second round of the TUDOR Championship and the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup.

Corvette Racing at Sebring: fourth, fifth in GTLM qualifying

Second and third rows in class for Chevrolet Corvette C7.Rs

Bourdais puts Action Express on Sebring pole

After topping the time sheets in all four practice sessions, the Ford Rileys qualified sixth and ninth.

RSR Racing returns to Sebring

Duncan Ende and Bruno Junqueira are hoping to take home the big prize at Sebring.

IMSA news and notes: Sebring International Raceway

Together After 17 Years Daytona, Sebring On Same Schedule.

Porsche sweeps GTLM, GTD testing at Sebring

Porsche 911 GT America of Park Place Motorsports Fastest In GTD

Rolex 24: GTLM and GTD recap

Both, GT Le Mans (GTLM) and GT Daytona (GTD), went down to the final lap after 24 hours of intense competition.

Rolex 24 under red flag at three hour mark

What has gone on so far in the 24 Hours of Daytona

Large contingency of Porsches prepared for the Daytona 24

The German marque kicks off its biggest year in recent memory with the Rolex 24 at Daytona.

Team Falken Tire Porsche 911 GT3 RSR scores GT win at final ALMS Petit Le Mans

Team Falken Tire used 2010 Porsche RSR with current components and got better tire wear and fuel economy which resulted in fewer pit stops.

Graf on top in Petit Le Mans warmup in rainy Atlanta

Franchitti sets fast lap in the P2 class for third overall while Porsche teams sweep the GT class in warmup.

Pumpelly, Sellers, Lally shine at Road Atlanta

Porsche’s Atlanta drivers take top positions for Petit Le Mans qualifying

CORE finalizes lineups for ALMS finale

CORE autosports is tied with PR1 Mathiassen Motorsports for the PC team championship at 128 points apiece.

Porsches finish fifth, sixth, tenth at Rolex 24 GT

In the new Rolex GRAND-AM GX class, Shane Lewis, David Donohue, Dr. Jim Norman, and Nelson Canache won the inaugural race in a Porsche Cayman.