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Porsche driver quotes ahead of Macau Grand-Prix

Porsche driver quotes ahead of Macau Grand-Prix

18.09.2019: FIA GT World Cup, Macau/China Kévin Estre (Porsche 911 GT3 R): “Macau is one of my all-time favourite venues to go racing. For me, the circuit is in the same league as the Nordschleife and the Mount Panorama Circuit at Bathurst


FIA GT World Cup, Macau/China




Kévin Estre (Porsche 911 GT3 R):
“Macau is one of my all-time favourite venues to go racing. For me, the circuit is in the same league as the Nordschleife and the Mount Panorama Circuit at Bathurst. After a two-year break, I’m finally returning to the Guia Circuit. I’m super excited.


I haven’t driven for Absolute Racing yet, but I’m very familiar with the Porsche 911 GT3 R. Our car has notched up a raft of successes around the world, and I hope to add another accolade to the list in Macau.”



Alexandre Imperatori (Porsche 911 GT3 R): “I’m really excited to be competing in this year’s FIA GT World Cup in Macau with the Porsche 911 GT3 R. The race through the streets of this gambler’s metropolis has a very special meaning for me. The competition will be fierce this year, with many strong teams and fast guys contesting the race.



 But I really love such challenges. I’ve raced at Macau a lot, but I’m still waiting for my first win. For me personally and for my team Absolute Racing, we still have a score to settle with the stunning Guia Circuit.”




Earl Bamber (Porsche 911 GT3 R #98): “
I had a very fast car last year, especially in the race, but there was no chance to overtake on this tight and fast circuit, which prevented me from getting to the very front.


This year we need to do everything we can to achieve a better grid position in qualifying. The Porsche 911 GT3 R will help us with this. I’m looking forward to competing for Rowe Racing with Laurens. We’d like to add another chapter to our #BamThor story. I’m really excited about this.”

 

 

 

Laurens Vanthoor (Porsche 911 GT3 R #99): “Since my victory at Macau in 2016 I’ve only had bad luck. Since then I’ve not seen the chequered flag once at this wonderful street circuit. I always seemed to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. This definitely has to change this year.


This is the first time we’re driving the new Porsche 911 GT3 R in Macau. The car has huge potential to fight at the very front of the field there. I’m confident that we’ll be strong on the Guia Circuit and I’ll finally manage to get back on the podium.”





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