Michael Fassbender scored first European Le Mans Series podium in final race of the year

Michael Fassbender scored first European Le Mans Series podium by taking second place in the final race of the season the Autódromo Internacional de Algarve on Sunday

Co-drivers Richard Lietz (Austria), Felipe Fernandez Laser (Germany) and Fassbender finished second in the GTE class in the four-hour race on the Formula 1 track in southern Portugal after a strong performance.

Michael Ried, team owner and technical director: “The drivers of our number 93 have long deserved to be on the podium. They finally made it in the last race of the season. You drove a strong race. With a little luck, victory would have been possible. But we are also so very satisfied with this end of the season. That was a strong team effort. ”

Fassbender: “My first podium with the Porsche 911 RSR. I’m happy and relieved that we managed to do that against the tough competition this season. I would like to thank everyone who contributed to this – the team, Porsche and of course my teammates, who tirelessly supported me on our common journey. “

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