Porsche Driver Nick Tandy Receives 911 GT3 RS He Ordered After 2015 Le Mans Win

Have you ever wondered how Porsche's factory drivers who took home the Le Mans trophy last year celebrated? Sure, there are many answers to such a question, but we're here to give you one that has to do with street cars, namely the 911 GT3 RS.
Porsche Driver Nick Tandy Receives 911 GT3 RS He Ordered after 2015 Le Mans Win 1 photo
Photo: Nick Tandy on Twitter
The Rennsport Neunelfer was a gift works driver Nick Tandy offered to himself after succeeding on the Circuit De La Sarthe in 2015. And while we might be talking about a special man for Zuffenhausen, he still had to wait quite a lot in order to take delivery of his track-savvy 911.

In fact, Nick only received his GT3 RS one week ago, and he posted a tweet about it, one you can find below.

While the racer went for one of the Porsche's standard colors, namely White, this shouldn't come as too much of a surprise. After all, the 919 Hybrid track machine that brought him Le Mans glory did feature a White livery.

Out of all the replies the tweet generated, our favorite comes from Chris Harris (again, not a big surprise here), who said, "A man we can assume will use it as intended."

It's worth noting that, before glory hit him, Nick used to work at tire recycling facilities and keep other jobs of the sort in order to fund his track activities.

Born in Bedford, UK, the 31-year-old racing driver will forever be remembered as the man who contributed to Porsche's Le Mans return win.

This is a man who doesn't have the background of the teammates he shared the 919 Hybrid seat with and we're talking about Nico Hulkenberg and Earl Bamber here - Nick used to compete in low-tier motorsport in his early years, but the future looks entirely different for him now.
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