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Richard Lietz, Romain Dumas, Marc Lieb

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Richard Lietz, Romain Dumas, Marc Lieb
Porsche AG Team Manthey
Team IMSA Performance Matmut
FIA World Endurance Championship, Sports Car World Endurance Championship WEC, round 3, Le Mans 24 Hours/France, Race report
Porsche wins both GT classes in Le Mans

At the Le Mans 24 Hours, Porsche won the fiercely-competitive GT classes. This is the class victories number 99 and 100 for Porsche at the world’s most famous long distance race. The new Porsche 911 RSR fielded by Porsche AG Team Manthey with Porsche works drivers Romain Dumas (France), Marc Lieb (Germany) and Richard Lietz (Austria) won the GTE-Pro class. From three races this was the first victory for the race car from Weissach. With the second 911 RSR, their works driver colleagues Joerg Bergmeister (Germany), Timo Bernhard (Germany) and Patrick Pilet (France) made the double victory for Porsche perfect. In the GTE-Am class, the Porsche 911 GT3 RSR run by the IMSA Performance Matmut squad with Frenchmen Raymond Narac, Jean-Karl Vernay and Christophe Bourret scored victory.