Porsche confirms 2016 IMSA driver lineup

The Porsche North America squad will once again field two entries in the 2016 IMSA Weathertech SportsCar Championship.

After taking both the driver and team championships in GTLM this past season, Porsche North America hopes to defend their crown with the with a very similar lineup.

Nick Tandy and Patrick Pilet will return to the seat of the No. 911, as will Frédéric Makowiecki will join Earl Bamber as a regular behind the wheel of the No. 912.

Kévin Estre is the newest addition to Porsche's factory effort and will be placed in the No. 911 at the endurance races on the IMSA calendar (24 Hours of Daytona, 12 Hours of Sebring, Watkins Glen and Petit Le Mans).

There will also be four customer teams fielding a total of five 911 GT3-Rs in this upcoming season, including Alex Job Racing, Park Place Motorsports, and Black Swan Racing.

 

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Series IMSA
Drivers Patrick Pilet , Frédéric Makowiecki , Earl Bamber , Michael Christensen , Nick Tandy , Kevin Estre
Teams Porsche Team
Article type Breaking news