Victory in both GTE-PRO and GTE-AM Classes
In the pro-category, Porsche 911 RSR #92 drove 344 laps to victory. Drivers Kévin Estre (France), Laurens Vanthoor (Belgium) and Michael Christensen (Denmark) led the race nearly from wire to wire - quite a feat. This win marked 106 class victories for Porsche.
Car #91, driven by Richard Lietz (Austria), Frédéric Makowiecki (France) and Gianmaria Bruni (Italy), fought hard to retain second place in the GTE-Pro class. Frédéric Makowiecki had a great fight with another car for an hour and a half!
Porsche has extended its lead in the drivers’ and manufacturers’ classifications of the FIA WEC world championship.
Winner in the GTE-Am class: the #77 Porsche fielded by Dempsey-Proton Racing
The #77 Porsche from Dempsey-Proton Racing got an emotional win in the GTE-Am class. With young Porsche talent, Porsche Young Professional Matt Campbell (Australia), Christian Ried (Germany) and Porsche Junior Julien Andlauer (France) grabbed the 107th class win for Porsche. Julien Andlauer at age 18 has become the youngest class winner at Le Mans.