Staff, 2022-12-06 07:01:59,
Porsche’s new 911 GT3 R has been described as a “very positive” step forward, particularly in its serviceability according to Pfaff Motorsports team manager Steve Bortolotti, who has praised the enhancements to the new-for-2023 model.
Pfaff, which won the inaugural GTD Pro title in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship this year, took delivery of its Type-992 Porsche, chassis No. 1, last month and is representing the German manufacturer at this week’s IMSA-sanctioned test at Daytona International Speedway.
While yet to run the car in anger, Bortolotti has praised both company management and the strides made with the car’s overall package, which will make its official customer race debut in next month’s Rolex 24 at Daytona.
“Sebastian [Golz], the whole team over at Porsche Motorsport in Germany and North America have all worked very cohesively,” Bortolotti told Sportscar365.
“Any questions we have, I try to consolidate in emails with one big long one at night with all our questions.
“By the time I wake up the next day there’s a response from pretty much everything we needed.
“They’ve been amazing. It’s cool to get to do this [test] on their behalf.”
While featuring a larger 4.2-liter flat-six engine, the new 911 GT3 R also has all-new aerodynamics and other components that have been built around a more modular design.
“From the standpoint of the mechanics,…
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