The Porsche 911 is known for being a 30 + year roadgoing icon; however, what a lot of people don't realize is how profound the 911 is in the racing community.
But if you've been to any recent American Le Mans Series (ALMS) race, you'd see that the grid is littered with a slew of 911s. Now the first shots of the racegoing 991 -- we've been wondering why its been missing in action -- are being unleashed for the first time via Motor Authority.
Just two weeks after it was announced that development of the Type 997 Porsche 911 GT3 race cars had come to an end, the first prototypes for one of their successors has been spotted. Our spy photographers recently snapped these photos depicting a prototype for the new Type 991 Porsche 911 GT3 RSR race car, which was testing at a secret location in Europe.
Porsche has already confirmed that its new race cars based on the latest generation of its iconic 911 will be launched in time for the 2013 motorsport season, so we should be seeing the first official photos and specifications soon...