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Hollywood star Michael Fassbender contests European Le Mans Series with Porsche

Michael Fassbender contests his maiden season in this year’s European Le Mans Series. The German-Irish actor will race a 2017-spec Porsche 911 RSR fielded by the Proton Competition customer squad. Supported by Porsche, 
Fassbender takes the next step on his personal “Road to Le Mans” journey at this year’s endurance series. “Even before I started acting I had a big dream to go racing. It was clear to me at a young age. My father was an avid driver and he taught me a lot,” says Fassbender, describing his motor racing passion.

Virtual 24 Hours of Le Mans will take place on 13-14 June

While the real prototypes and GTEs will take to the track on 19/20th September for the 88th edition of the world’s greatest endurance race, the 24 Hours of Le Mans, professional racing drivers and esport specialists will settle into their simulator seats on 13/14th June to compete in the biggest esports endurance race ever seen, the 24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual.

The WEC gets Full Female LMP2 team

The Richard Mille Racing Team, in association with the FIA Women in Motorsport Commission, will be fielding the first-ever all-female line-up in the LMP2 category of the 2020 and 2021 European Le Mans Series, marking another great step for top female racers. With a Commission-supported crew already competing in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, the goal of having females challenging for honors at the highest level, with professional racing teams, continues to gather momentum.