Porsche GT Official Driver
In 2016, Frenchman Kevin Estre will take a vitally important step in his career. After two seasons at McLaren GT crowned with pole positions, victories and records he will become a works driver for German manufacturer, Porsche. His programme will include the North American Endurance Championship, which comprises the four most prestigious long-distance events in the USA, while in Europe he will be on the grid for the Nürburging 24 Hours and also the Le Mans 24 Hours if Porsche’s invitation requests are approved by the Automobile Club de l’Ouest’s Selection Committee. Other outings may be added to his schedule depending on the needs of his new employer.
In 2015 Kevin Estre has taken part in two championships on both sides of the Atlantic as a works McLaren GT driver. In Europe he finished fourth in the Blancpain Endurance Series scoring the highest number of victories, two out of five, with his team-mates Shane Van Gisbergen and Rob Bell. He was fifth in the Pirelli World Challenge in the United States and Canada in sprint races, and shared the record for the number of victories - four - with series champion Johnny O’Connell.