2011 Porsche 997 GT3 RSR

Originally raced by the Proton Racing team based in Germany and managed by Christian Ried in the European Le Mans Series (ELMS) and World Endurance Championship (WEC) from 2011 to 2014.

Proton is one of the premier Porsche Motorsport supported teams in Europe. Some of the racing highlights were a three-time 24 Hours of Le Mans entrant where it finished 4th in class twice. The Sebring 12 Hour 1st in class. At the Spa WEC 2nd in class. Silverstone WEC 2nd in class. Bahrain WEC 1st in class, Interlagos WEC 1st in class and Shanghai WEC 2nd in class.

In 2013, it is the car raced by driver/actor Patrick Dempsey at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Dempsey co-drove along with Porsche Factory driver, Patrick Long and Joe Foster. After consistently running in 2nd place, the Dempsey Racing-Proton Team finished a respectable 4th in class in the GTE/AM Class. A documentary film was produced of the Dempsey Racing-Proton Team effort going to Le Mans – Racing Le Mans. A tremendous amount of PR video and memorabilia are available.

Year: 2011
Make: Porsche
Model: 997 GT3
Dealer: Grand Prix Classics
Grand Prix Classics
Vendor:Grand Prix Classics
Grand Prix Classics specializes in the buying, selling and consignment of historic sports cars and racing cars. Located in La Jolla, California, with a beautiful showroom and workshop, the business is run by its founder, Mark Leonard, who is truly passionate about his work. He has assembled a team of dedicated professionals who each contribute with specific talents ranging from buying and selling to an international market, researching automotive history, to running the workshop. There are always 15-20 cars in inventory as well as a collection of rare automotive posters, a large library of books, magazines, videos and other memorabilia.
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