Fassbender ready for Red Bull Ring debut
Michael Fassbender will make his debut at the Red Bull Ring in Austria this weekend.
The Formula One Grand Prix circuit near Spielberg is the second stop on the European Le Mans Series, a championship the local Fossa reared Hollywood acter is competing in preparation to realise his ambitions to tackle the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans in the future.
“I haven’t driven the 911 RSR at the Red Bull Ring yet. I always look forward to getting to know new routes. It will be an experience that will help me advance as a racing driver. I hope that I can quickly find a good rhythm.,” he said.
His team, Proton Competition, fields a Porsche 911 RSR in the European Le Mans Series.
Its engine is installed in front of the rear axle has an output of around 375 kW (510 hp) depending on the size of the restrictor. The large rear diffuser in combination with the attached rear wing ensures aerodynamic efficiency and a high level of downforce.
Round two of the 2021 European Le Mans Series will return to the Red Bull Ring in Austria for the first time since 2018.
A bumper grid of 41 cars will line up on Sunday for the 4 Hours of Red Bull Ring and the teams and drivers, representing 29 different nations from around the world, will once again go head-to-head in the foothills of the Styrian Alps
Sunday’s four-hour race at the Red Bull Ring starts at 10.00 am Irish time and it is broadcast as a free live stream on www.europeanlemansseries.com.
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