What’s this? The new Porsche 911 GT3 RS lapping the Nurburgring? Again? Why would Porsche bring the GT3 RS back to the Green Hell more than a month after unveiling it at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, and why is former F1 driver Mark Webber behind the wheel? Well, for a moment there I thought the Germans were looking to set a new track record, but, according to the car paparazzi who sent us these spy shots, it turned out that Porsche and Webber were just making a promotional video for the new sports car.

The scenario makes sense given the GT3 RS is painted in the new and flashy Lava Orange, the nameplate’s new presentation color. Also, Webber’s presence for the shooting isn’t surprising considering the Australian has been a Porsche works driver in the World Endurance Championship since 2014.

There’s no word when this new video will hit the Interwebz, but, until then, there’s plenty of fun you can have in the car’s newly launched online configurator. The GT3 RS goes on sale later this year, from $175,900.

Continue reading to learn more about the Porsche 911 GT3 RS.

Why it matters

Porsche has released some cool videos since the GT3 RS broke cover at the Geneva Motor Show — the Nardo footage and the Cayman GT4 duel come to mind — and I bet this new promo will be equally enticing. And with Porsche 919 Hybrid tamer Mark Webber behind the wheel, we’re probably in for something pretty special.

Porsche 911 GT3 RS

Mark Webber Takes The Porsche 991 GT3 RS For A Spin On The Nurburgring High Resolution Exterior
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Mark Webber Takes The Porsche 991 GT3 RS For A Spin On The Nurburgring High Resolution Exterior
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Mark Webber Takes The Porsche 991 GT3 RS For A Spin On The Nurburgring High Resolution Exterior
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Find out more about the 911 GT3 RS in our full review here.

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