Two 911 RSR tackle California’s legendary dune circuit

The IMSA SportsCar Championship goes west: With the race on the Laguna Seca Raceway in California on 24 September, North America’s premier sports car race series turns onto the finish straight of the season.

The Porsche GT Team tackles the fiercely contested GTLM class on the 3.601-kilometre circuit through the dunes of Monterey with two Porsche 911 RSR race cars. On 22 July at Lime Rock, the racer developed by Porsche Motorsport scored its maiden victory. Porsche customer teams again campaign the 911 GT3 R in the GTD class at the penultimate race of the season.

911 RSR, IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship, Elkhart Lake, USA, 2017, Porsche AG
The new 911 RSR

The Porsche 911 RSR is a completely new development based on the high-performance 911 GT3 RS sports car: the suspension, body structure, aerodynamic concept, engine and transmission have all been designed by Porsche Motorsport in Weissach from scratch for this season. Depending on the size of the restrictor, the motor, which is now positioned in front of the rear axle, puts out around 375 kW (510 hp). The 911 GT3 R, mounted with the new ultra-modern, four-litre, flat-six engine with direct fuel injection, was designed by Porsche for worldwide GT3 series on the basis of the 911 GT3 RS production sports car. This season, the 368+kW (500 hp) customer sport racer celebrated victories at Daytona and Lime Rock.

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Consumption

  • 13.2 l/100km
  • 303 g/km

911 GT3 RS

Fuel consumption/Emmissions*
Fuel consumption* combined 13.2 l/100km
CO2 emmissions* combined 303 g/km