Porsche extends championship lead after win at Fuji

The Porsche GT Team has won the six-hour race at the Fuji Speedway in Japan. At round four of the FIA WEC World Sports Car Championship, Kevin Estre and Michael Christensen crossed the finish line in first place in the GTE-Pro category with the Porsche 911 RSR.

Patrick Lindsey, Egidio Perfetti, Joerg Bergmeister, l-r, FIA WEC, Fuji, 2018, Porsche AG
Project 1 celebrated its first WEC win

Round five of the FIA WEC World Sports Car Championship takes place in Shanghai/China on 16 November.

911 RSR, qualifying, Fuji, FIA WEC, 2018, Porsche AG
Estre and Christensen will now focus on the race performance

The Porsche 911 RSR celebrated its WEC debut at Silverstone in 2017. So far this season, the racer from Weissach has clinched a one-two result in the GTE-Pro class at Le Mans and secured the GTE-Am category class win at the endurance classic in France as well as at the previous race at Silverstone. The RSR with its water-cooled four-litre boxer engine is based on the seventh generation of the iconic 911 sports car and produces around 510 hp depending on the restrictor. With a total of six vehicles, the Porsche brand is represented by the largest contingent of GT racers in the World Sports Car Championship.

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