Michael Fassbender: Road To Le Mans

Following the third season as actor Michael Fassbender makes his journey to the world’s ultimate motorsport event in this weekly YouTube series presented by Porsche. ‘Road to Le Mans’ tells the story of Fassbender’s dream to race against the best teams and drivers in the world at the 24h of Le Mans. The series will cover the highs and lows of this fairytale story and see the German-Irish actor race in a 2017-spec Porsche 911 RSR fielded by the Proton Competition customer squad. Supported by Porsche, Fassbender takes the next step on his personal “Road to Le Mans” journey at this year’s endurance series. He says “Even before I started acting I had a big dream to go racing. It was clear to me at a young age. My father was an avid driver and he taught me a lot”. Fassbender took his first steps toward a racing career at the Porsche Driving Experience. The entry-level programme for racing enthusiasts includes training sessions with a Porsche 911 GT3 Cup. After completing this, the native of Heidelberg advanced to the Porsche Racing Experience. and from there Fassbender received full-service support, which was specifically adapted to his requirements with three consecutive levels and races as part of the Porsche Sports Cup. On the way to the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the 42-year-old last year completed Level 2 of the Porsche training programme, which, for this, Fassbender contested an entire season of the Porsche Sports Cup Deutschland driving a Porsche 911 GT3 Cup. You can follow the entire series on the Porsche Youtube channel. But for now, watch episode 1 above.

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