Porsche 911 Le Mans at Silverstone
Porsche is a champion in Manufacturers' Championship in GT2 class of Le Mans Series. The company has more than 28 000 victories, so it is the most successful marque in sports car racing. Marc Lieb and Richard Lietz clinch Drivers' Championship in 911 GT3 RSR and Felbermayer squad win the Teams' title.
Marc Lieb said: "It's fantastic that we've defended the Championship title,"
"And we're particularly thrilled that our Felbermayr squad was also rewarded with the Teams' title, because one of the keys to our success was the perfect teamwork of the crew with the pit stops and our strategy. Everything fitted together like cogs in a wheel.", he added.
Le Mans Series Silverstone - Results GT2 class
1. Bruni/Melo (I/BR), Ferrari F430 GT, 147 laps 2. Westbrook/Holzer (GB/D), Porsche 911 GT3 RSR, 147 3. Bell/Turner (GB/GB), Aston Martin V8 Vantage, 147 4. Mullen/Kirkaldy (GB/GB), Ferrari F430 GT, 146 5. Lieb/Lietz (D/A), Porsche 911 GT3 RSR, 146 6. Pilet/Narac (F/F), Porsche 911 GT3 RSR, 145 7. Dumbreck/Coronel (GB/NL), Spyker C8 Laviolette GT2-R, 145 8. Müller/Werner (D/D), BMW M3, 145 10. Ried/Ragginger/Dumas (D/A/F), Porsche 911 GT3 RSR, 145
Points' standings Le Mans Series GT2 class
1. Marc Lieb, Richard Lietz, Porsche, 87 points 2. Jean Alesi, Giancarlo Fisichella, Toni Vilander, Ferrari, 63 3. Martin Ragginger, Christian Ried, Porsche, 55 4. Gianmaria Bruni, Jaime Melo, Ferrari, 52 5.Patrick Pilet, Raymond Narac, Porsche, 47 6. Luis Perez Companc, Matias Russo, Ferrari, 39
Manufacturers 1. Porsche, 159 points 2. Ferrari, 158 3. Spyker, 38 4. BMW, 37 5. Aston Martin, 30