Even before starting his successful film career, Michael Fassbender I already dreamed of becoming a winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. An image that at 42 years of age is on the way to meet Porsche.
The actor of German-Irish origin He has not only participated in great films such as the epic ‘300’, ‘Prometheus’,’X Men’, ‘Steve Jobs’ o’Alien: Covenant’, (to mention a few within his long career); In his fourth decade of life, he is also determined to see how far his interest in the motoring.
With this objective, he took his first steps in the world of competition, by being part of the program Porsche Driving Experience. The basic level of this program includes preparation sessions with the Porsche 911 GT3 Cup, 485 horsepower.
Upon completing that phase, Michael Fassbender happened to Porsche Racing Experience, where he received a complete training session, which consisted of another three stages of preparation and a first contact with the Porsche Sport Cup races.
This dream of crossing the finish line famous race in France led him to complete Level 2 of the Training Program of the German brand, where he completed the entire season in 2019, and whose steps it is possible to follow through the series “Road to Le Mans“, available in YouTube.
Thus, Porsche has just announced that the new driver will contest the European Le Mans Series 2020, which is about to begin and consists of six events.
Photo: Courtesy Porsche.
The actor will compete together with the official Porsche driver Richard Lietz, from Australia and with Felipe Fernandez Laser, from Germany. “Michael Fassbender dreams of Le Mans. It is fascinating to be part of this dream and I want to contribute helping him in whatever way I can, ”Lietz said through an official statement.
Will we ever see the hollywood actor take the exit at the highest level of the prestigious French career? Only time and your persistence will tell.
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