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porsche 911 gt3R

Engine:

Naturally aspirated, 4.0 litres, max. power 504 bhp at 8,750 rpm

Max. rpm: 9,500 rpm, max. speed 298 km/h

0–100: 2.7 seconds

Power transmission:

Oil-cooled sequential 6-speed gearbox with 

3-disc carbon fi bre racing clutch

Bodywork:

Lightweight composite aluminium and steel in integrated construction Welded roll cage (20 m CrMo tubing)

Carbon fi bre bumpers, carbon fi bre bonnet, carbon fi bre wings, carbon fi bre doors, carbon fi bre boot lid, CRP rear wings; air jack

Weight/dimensions: 

Gross weight: approx. 1,220 kg (depends on BoP)

Total length: 4,604 mm, total width at front axle: 1,975 mm

Total width at rear axle: 2,002 mm, wheelbase: 2,463 mm

Chassis:

Front axle: Height-adjustable McPherson struts, KW gas shock absorbers Rear axle: Multi-link rear axle with fi xed cross members, height-adjustable struts, KW gas shock absorbers

Rims/tyres:

Front axle: One-piece BBS rims, 12 x 18’’ offset 17 with central lock FALKEN slick tyres; size 300/660-18

Rear axle: One-piece BBS rims, 13.0 x 18” offset 37.5 with central lock FALKEN slick tyres; size 330/710-18

TEAM/DRIVER

WOLF HENZLER
Wolf Henzler, born in Nürtingen in 1975, won the Porsche Supercup in 2004 and has been Porsche's factory driver since 2008. In the course of his career he achieved successes in GT sports, including victories at the 24 h in Daytona (GT, 2005/2011), 12 h in Sebring (GT2 2008 ), 24 h in Le Mans (GT2, 2010), as well as an overall victory at the 24 h Spa-Francorchamps in 2010. In addition to his VLN/24 h involvement for Falken Motorsports he also is on the road in the American Tudor United SportsCar Championship in a Porsche 911 RSR for the Falken team.
PETER DUMBRECK
Peter Dumbreck has been driving for Falken Motorsports since 2007. In 1994 the Scot won in the Formula Vauxhall Junior, in 1996 the British Formula Vauxhall Championship, in 1998 the Japanese Formula 3 Championship and the Macau Grand Prix. From 2000 to 2005, Dumbreck competed in the DTM as a Mercedes and Opel factory driver. He achieved two victories and reached the third place in the overall ranking in 2001. Since 2005 Peter has competed in various GT Championships, in the Japanese GT series, the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and the Blancpain endurance series. This season he also took the wheel of the Falken Porsche 911 GT3 R in various VLN races and at the ADAC 24 h race.
MARTIN RAGGINGER
Martin Ragginger began his career in kart racing in 1997. In 2005 the Salzburger switched to the Formula BMW and reached the third place in the Rookie Classification in his debut year. He joined the Porsche junior team in 2007. In the following years, "Raggi" competed in the Porsche Carrera Cup (as part of the DTM) and in the Porsche Supercup (as part of Formula 1). In 2010 Ragginger won the 24 h race at the Spa-Francorchamps and, as the winner of the GT2 European Cup, was awarded "talent of the year" by FIA President Jean Todt. During his successful career Ragginger numbered among the hardest-working Porsche pilots worldwide.
ALEXANDRE IMPERATORI
Alexandre Imperatori began his racing career in the kart at the age of four years old. In 2003 he switched to the Formula sport. He became champion of the Chinese Formula Renault 2.0 in 2006 and later drove in the Japanese Formula 3 Championship and the Super GT series. In 2011 Alexandre Imperatori gained his initial experience in the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia and delivered a remarkable winning streak in the following year: With eight victories in 10 races he won the champion title in the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia with the superior performance. In addition to his involvement with Falken Motorsports, Alexandre also competes in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC).