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. “