Second and third in Shanghai for Porsche after strong effort
Both the factory Porsche 911 RSRs finished on the podium at the final round in 2018 of the WEC in Shanghai. Heavy rain ensured a turbulent race that led to multiple safety car phases, red flags and many changes in position on the track. But a second and third in Shanghai for Porsche were the rewards for the Stuttgart works team after putting in a strong effort.
After six hours and a strong team effort, the #91 Porsche 911 RSR driven by Richard Lietz and Gianmaria Bruni crossed the finish line in second place. The #92 sister car driven by Kévin Estre and Michael Christensen came home in third place. A total of eleven vehicles run by six manufacturers battled for GTE Pro class victory on the 5.451 km Shanghai International Circuit. Following this result, Porsche has extended its lead in both the manufacturers’ and drivers’ championship.
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