L4P.TV | Session 83: Porsche at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca: 2012 American Le Mans Series
Porsche has secured seven GT victories since 1999 making them the most successful manufacturer at the American Le Mans Series races in Laguna Seca, three of those wins alone went to Joerg Bergmeister and Patrick Long back in 2005, 2009 and 2010 with the Porsche 911 GT3 RSR and secured the championship titles in each of these years. The Porsche RS Spyder made its race debut in 2005 at Laguna Seca with a victory in the LMP2 class. The sports prototype, developed and built in Weissach, yielded further class wins on this circuit near Monterey in 2006 and 2007. As the top model of Porsche Motorsport’s customer racing vehicles, the Porsche 911 GT3 RSR headed into the 2012 racing season with extensive modifications. Particularly noticeable is the widening of the body by 48 millimetres. The aero kit is supplemented by a new intake air ducting.