Tag Archive: Porsche 911

Nov 23

CTCC confirms GT Cup Class in 2018

CTCC presented by Pirelli today confirmed the addition of GT Cup class to its categories, beginning in 2018

2017-08-12_0122This new GT Cup class will be comprised of ultra performance race cars such as the Chevrolet Corvette, Dodge Viper, Ferrari 430/458, Nissan GTR and Porsche 991/997 GT3.  GT Cup class race cars will compete on the track concurrently with the existing Touring, Super Touring and GT Sport classes. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 13

GT3 Cup Challenge Overall Champion Eidson Wins Keys to Brand-New Porsche 911

Appropriately equipped for a GT3 Cup Challenge Champion

Eidson Received the Keys to his New 911 at Road Atlanta During the Championship CelebrationHurley Haywood scholarship winner and Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Champion Jake Eidson earned yet another valuable trophy in the process – the keys to a brand-new Porsche 911, his to use for the next year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 17

See how road cars would look if they raced in F1 (gallery)

9 everyday cars reimagined as F1 cars

F1 road cars 1_Toyota PriusFormula 1 cars were designed specifically with speed and aerodynamic efficiency in mind — but have you ever wondered what a Smart car, a Porsche 911 or a Toyota Prius would look like if they were speeding around Silverstone? Read the rest of this entry »

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May 23

The Formula 1 Grand Prix Du Canada reveals its programming at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve and in the heart of Downtown

Great success foreseen for this Anniversary Edition

2017-05-23Through its President and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. François Dumontier, the FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX DU CANADA unveiled today the key elements of its programming for its 2017 edition.

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Mar 08

Total is turning to girl power in motorsport this season!

We are proud to welcome those news driver within the Total Canada family.

Total logo It is during the International Women’s Day that Total proudly announced that two women will carry Total’s colour in motorsport this season! Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 21

Mark and Mike’s Monte road trip (+video)

If you’re a successful Formula 1 and Le Mans driver, you’re used to travelling in a certain degree of style

Story Clip (Dirty) Riding Shotgun - Mark Webber & Mike Chen

So when guest reporter Mark Webber took a road trip to see some of the Rallye Monte-Carlo stages together with Red Bull TV presenter Mike Chen, there was only one way for him to travel:  in a Porsche 911 (a car which, believe it or not, actually won the Rallye Monte-Carlo back in 1978). Read the rest of this entry »

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May 13

Successor to the Porsche 911 RSR enters test phase

The first outing of the RSR successor is planned for January 2017 at the 24-hour race at Daytona

The Porsche GTE car which won the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship for GT Manufacturers will be replaced by a completely new race car in 2017. The successor to the 911 RSR has already completed a successful rollout on the test track in Weissach and testing will now begin on selected racetracks around the world. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 23

Rum Bum Racing’s luck holds out to give Plumb Brothers win in BMW Performance 200 in Porsche 911

Pumpelly helps Rennsport One, Rodriguez take ST Victory in series debut

BMW Performance 200 logo One year ago, Matt Plumb was cruising with a comfortable lead in the BMW Performance 200, only to suffer a heartbreaking mechanical problem with four laps remaining. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 04

No. 912 Porsche 911 RSR rakes Patrón Endurance Cup lead in GTLM with one segment remaining in Petit Le Mans

Sweedler, Bell lock up Patrón Endurance Cup GTD Driver Championships

Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup logoSix teams in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship GT Le Mans (GTLM) class entered Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda within three points of the lead in the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup. With two of the three segments at Road Atlanta complete, the picture is a bit clearer with the checkered flag the only segment remaining. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 04

No. 912 Porsche 911 RSR pulls even with No. 4 Corvette C7.R

After opening Patrón Endurance Cup Segment at Petit Le Mans

Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup logoNo. 555 AIM Autosport Ferrari 458 Italia Clinches GTD Team, Manufacturer Titles. A lot can happen in a 10-hour endurance sports car race, but one thing is certain in the Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda at Road Atlanta: the GT Le Mans (GTLM) battle in the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup will come down to the checkered flag. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 22

McLaren denies losing Johnnie Walker as sponsor

McLaren has hit back at reports it is set to lose Johnnie Walker as a sponsor.

2014-06-07_1055 The Mirror’s Byron Young reported from Singapore on Sunday that, with Bernie Ecclestone securing the whisky brand as a new F1 sponsor, Johnnie Walker will now depart the beleaguered British grandee. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 18

New Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Race Car set for 2014 launch

In Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin

Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Race CarThe brand-new 911 GT3 Cup race car is coming to Canada in 2014, and Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin (#GT3CAN) participants are ready. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 02

Riding in Style: Ostella picks up new Porsche 911 Carrera

October is a month of change

As summer turns to fall and the leaves begin to color David Ostella accepted a big change into his life yesterday, a brand new Porsche 911 Carrera (Type 991).

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Aug 11

Porsche 911s shine at 2013 Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières

Green regains lost dround on Ostella in points

2013-08-11_0219Sunny skies and warm weather greeted the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin participants as they started their engines on the grid this morning.

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Jul 22

Miller sweeps a double in IMSA GT3 Cup Competition

Newest EFFORT Racing driver posts two-in-a-row at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

2012-07-20_00532012-07-20_0002Only a few short days ago, D. Bryce Miller made a mid-season switch to EFFORT Racing to join Michael Mills in IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama competition. The team welcomed Miller with the hopes of making a stronger run for the Championship beginning at this weekend’s Mobil 1 Presents the Grand Prix of Mosport.

(Flagworld’s photo album from Grand Prix of Mosport)

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Jul 22

Etienne Borgeat back on top at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (+ results, + photos)

Changing track conditions provide another challenge to an already turbulent weekend

2012-07-20_00172012-07-20_0003Yesterday’s tumultuous first race for the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin shook up the usually fast suspects as an early on-track incident brought out a full course caution and added some new faces on the podium in both Platinum and Gold.

(Flagworld’s photo album from Grand Prix of Mosport)

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Jul 22

A Change in pace for the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin

Class qualifying lap records and new faces make all the difference in round six

2012-07-20_00552012-07-20_0066With all three classes of Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin seeing new qualifying lap records yesterday morning, competition was sure to be fast and fierce in Round 6 of competition. Fans were not disappointed as the field saw fierce class battles, a touch of ‘Gold’ on the Podium, and a seven-lap full-course-caution to clean up after a multi-car spin and contact.

(Flagworld’s photo album from Grand Prix of Mosport)

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Jul 21

A recent “EFFORT” pays off in Canada

D. Bryce Miller and Sean Johnston Bring Plenty of Excitement to Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

2012-07-20_01552012-07-20_0052Yesterday’s qualifying for the 2012 Mobil 1 Presents the Grand Prix of Mosport was no surprise as IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama points leader Sean Johnston took another BBS Pole Award for Wright Motorsports, as well as setting a new qualifying lap record at the 10-turn, 2.459-mile circuit.

(Flagworld’s photo album from Grand Prix of Mosport)

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Jul 20

Last Minute “Effort” In IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Qualifying (+ results, + photos)

Tire conservation strategy pays off for Effort Racing and Wright Motorsports
Etienne Borgeat and Jean-Frederic Laberge in the top 3 in Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin 

2012-07-20 - Vendredi2012-07-20_0000The IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Series is currently at its second Canadian stop this season for this weekend’s Mobil 1 presents the Grand Prix of Mosport at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. The largest single-make series in North America held qualifying today for Round 8 of 15 for both the Platinum Cup and Gold Cup class Porsche 911 GT3 Cup cars competing in the series.

(Flagworld’s photo album from Grand Prix of Mosport)

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Jul 19

Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin stops at Mobil 1 Presents the Grand Prix of Mosport

Jean-Frederic Laberge and Etienne Borgeat have scored victories in Platinum Cup

IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin2012-07-07_0240Every now and then a car comes along that sparks imagination and competition, and the iconic Porsche 911 has done that and more by serving as the springboard for the creation of the world’s largest and fastest one-make series. Read the rest of this entry »

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