Richard Lietz1983-12-17 (age 35)
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Porsche GTE Pro drivers Gianmaria Bruni and Richard Lietz have been stripped of their second-place finish in the Silverstone FIA World Endurance Championship round.
The two leading drivers in the finale of the Nurburgring 24 Hours admit they were surprised that the race resumed in such poor weather conditions.
The Manthey Porsche team scored its sixth Nurburgring 24 Hours victory in a nail-biting climax to a weather-affected race that had to be halted in the latter stages.
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.
Porsche 911 GTLM racer Richard Lietz believes Ford’s pace advantage for the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona is mainly due to its superior torque compared to class rivals.
The new mid-engined 911 RSR has left several leading figures in the Porsche GT team hinting at its potential but not outright stating it can contend for GT Le Mans-class victory in the 55th Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona.
Porsche GT project manager Marco Ujhasi admits that the new 911 RSR’s relocation of its engine from rear to midship has accelerated the marque’s testing program ahead of the Rolex 24 Hours.
French driver Kevin Estre has been signed as a factory driver for Porsche's GT programme, the manufacturer has announced.
Porsche is 2015 World Endurance Champions
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.
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Polesitting Corvette edged out Ganassi EcoBoost Ford
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.
Porsche celebrated a 1-2 in qualifying for the first round of the 2015 World Endurance Championship at Silverstone on Saturday.