Here's the GT car you'll probably see a million times during 2012, but only if you're a fan of sports car racing. It's the new Porsche 911 GT3 RSR — the Toyota Camry of racecars (quantity-wise) — in American Le Mans Series trim.
When Jalopnik reader Richard unloaded his Porsche 911 GT3 RSR racer in front of his house he couldn't help but send a photo. "Cool," we thought, "it's painted up like the Le Mans-winning No. 31 Petersen Motorsports Porsche." Oh, wait, it is the Le Mans-winning No.31 Petersen Motorsports Porsche. Damn.
Porsche's latest race version of its 911 GT3 RSR has a little bit more power and a few other tweaks, mainly in aerodynamics, meant to cement itself as the perfect selection for the race team with $550,000.
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The locust-like invasion of track-ready Porsches continues as the German automaker reveals its updated 2009 997-based Porsche 911 GT3 RSR racer with new slipperier body and more of that angry flat-six oomph.
What is this? An air-cooled, short-wheelbase Porsche 996 racer? Well, kinda. It's a 1969 Porsche 911 that's been, um— modified slightly. The car has been race-prepped, and then some. In the process, the owner decided to have the standard body panels replaced with carbon-fiber 996-style ones. So why not just start with…
Johannes van Overbeek from Flying Lizard Motorsports becomes the fifth American to win the Porsche Cup, which is given to the most successful private Porsche racer in the world. Based in San Francisco, Overbeek is currently racing in the ALMS GT2 Class with the Porsche 911 GT3 RSR above and won races in Lime Rock, Mid…