Tag Archive: Porsche

Feb 20

Gianmaria Bruni becomes an official Porsche driver in GT

Considered one of the best GT drivers in the world

Gianmaria Bruni becomes an official Porsche driver in GTA few hours after Ferrari confirmed the end of its relationship with Gianmaria Bruni, Porsche announced the Italian driver will be joining its ranks.

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Feb 17

Throwback Thursday: 50 years ago at Sebring International Raceway

Ford, Ferrari, Porsche and Chevrolet all came to Sebring as contenders on April 1, 1967

Many of the leading manufacturers set to battle at this year’s Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida were major players in the same race at Sebring 50 years ago. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 15

PCA Club Racing veteran Benjamin still feels Porsche thrill after 25 Years

 “My mother filled out a Road & Track subscription when I was 7 years old”

PCA Club Racing logo Alan Benjamin is a veteran of Porsche Club of America (PCA) Club Racing, but his strong passion for Porsches started in elementary school. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 08

Ferrari heads to Total 24 Hours of Spa as leader in the Intercontinental GT Challenge

Porsche and Bentley are close behind, thanks to their podium finishes in Australia

20170203-018 After their well-deserved win in the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour, Ferrari will travel to the second round of the Intercontinental GT Challenge, the Total 24 Hours of Spa, as the championship leader.

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Feb 05

Ferrari takes well-deserved win in Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour

The Ferrari squad had a one-lap advantage over the #12 Competition Motorsports Porsche

The #88 Maranello Motorsport Ferrari of Toni Vilander, Jamie Whincup and Craig Lowndes took victory in the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour, opening round of the 2017 Intercontinental GT Challenge.

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Feb 04

Porsche using technology transfer in WEC to the max

WEC – the ideal platform for technological pioneers

With its unique efficiency regulations for Class 1 Le Mans prototypes (LMP1), the WEC represents an ideal platform for Porsche – and it was these regulations that fuelled the company’s return to elite motorsport in 2014.

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Feb 02

Starting numbers 1 and 2 for the Porsche 919 Hybrid in Le Mans and in the FIA WEC

Porsche sets its sights on a hat-trick

2016-11-19-Saturday-0053 The two Porsche 919 Hybrids will be entering the 2017 season with the starting numbers 1 and 2 as they look to defend their title in the FIA World Endurance Championship, with the 24 Hours of Le Mans as the highlight of the series. Organisers FIA and ACO confirmed the entry of two vehicles and the members of the new driver squad in an online press conference held today. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 30

Rolex 24 At Daytona: Ford GT wins with Ganassi, young Porsche racers score in GTD

Daytona International Speedway

With a brand-new car for one of the top manufacturers in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s GT Le Mans class, and three new manufacturers in the GT Daytona class, handicapping the GT cars in the 55th running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona would be tough. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 29

Rolex 24 At Daytona: Cadillac DPi teammates lead opening segment of Patrón Endurance Cup, Porsche paces GTLM

Jordan Taylor was third at six hours in the No. 10 Konica Minolta entry

The No. 5 Mustang Sampling Racing Cadillac DPi-V.R team showed once again why it is a three-time Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup championship-winning team in the 55th Rolex 24 At Daytona as it took the lead just prior to the six-hour mark, earning the maximum five points for leading the first segment of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 28

Full on Racing in LMGTE

LMGTE category are for cars that are based on road cars
2016-04-16-0001In 2016 the LMGTE class in the European Le Mans Series provided some of the most exciting racing, with the drama not ending until the final chequered flag in Portugal.

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Jan 19

2017 Montreal International Auto Show (+photos)

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Dany FlageoleFlagworld.com was at the Montreal International Auto Show and we invited you to read more about it and look at our photo albums.

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Jan 19

Hankook 24H Dubai drives home One-Two victory for Porsche

Porsche 991 GT3 R took both first and second place at the twelfth annual race

Hankook 24H Dubai drives home One-Two victory for Porsche The annual Hankook 24H Dubai Endurance Classic concluded this past Saturday, January 14, at 2:00 P.M. local time. In total, 92 cars took to the track for the race that began twenty-four hours earlier. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 18

Winning championship opens world of Porsche possibilities for Jensen

2016 was a year of many firsts for PCA Club Racing Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport Trophy East driver Keith Jensen

Keith Jensen First time racing in a single-make Porsche series. First year of his public charity program, www.annualscholarshipessay.com, which gives scholarship money to deserving students. And his first Championship class win and first participation in the Porsche Night of Champions motorsport gala in Germany. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 14

Herberth Motorsport Porsche wins Hankook 24H Dubai

With its Porsche 991 GT3 R, German team Herberth Motorsport has won the Hankook 24H DUBAI

Herberth Motorsport Porsche wins Hankook 24H Dubai_1 In the twelfth running of the event, drivers Daniel Allemann, Ralf Bohn, Robert Renauer, Alfred Renauer and Brendon Hartley racked up a total of 578 laps of the 5.399 kilometres long Dubai Autodrome.

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Jan 12

Factory-backed outing for the 911 GT3 R at the legendary Mount Panorama

Porsche at the Bathurst 12 Hour

2016-01-14_0060 A Porsche 911 GT3 R driven by Porsche works drivers Earl Bamber (New Zealand), Kévin Estre (France) and Laurens Vanthoor (Belgium) will tackle the Bathurst 12 Hour in Australia on 5 February.

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Jan 12

Manthey Racing quickest in class as Porsches prove to be fast learners

Five Porsche 911 GT3 R customer programs brought cars to the Roar Before the Rolex 24 in preparation of the January 28-29 Rolex 24 At Daytona

It was the one-off effort of Manthey Racing that set the bar for the weekend for the GT Daytona (GTD) class. The No. 59 was the quickest during the test session in the category, led by one of Porsche’s newest works drivers, Germany’s Sven Müller. Manthey has a long history with the German marque but is new to the class. This will be Müller’s first Rolex 24 as a factory driver.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 05

IMSA latest news

55 Cars ready for action in Roar Before The Rolex 24 At Daytona

Scuderia Corsa Announces Driver Lineup for 24 Hours of Daytona.  Unwrapping the Last Gift. Driver Lineup Confirmed for the 2017 Mazda Prototype Team. BAR1 Motorsports Preps for Rolex 24 With Two Cars. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 05

Lotterer shows off his new colours

Former Audi star

Porsche Team has released the first pictures of its new driver André Lotterer aboard the 2017 Porsche 919 Hybrid while testing at Motorland Aragon in Spain. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 08

Porsche Aims for North American Titles With Pair of 911 RSRs

Porsche North America will field two factory entries in the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class for the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship

After finishing fourth and eighth in the 2016 team and driver standings, the German marque is preparing a Stateside return with a pair of brand new race cars and refreshed driver lineups for each. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 03

Porsche strengthens driver lineup

Motorsport 2017

Porsche Night of Champions Porsche Worksdriver 2017 Porsche has paid tribute to the outstanding achievements of teams and drivers during 2016 at the Night of Champions motorsport gala in Weissach. On this occasion, the new driver lineup for the 2017 season was announced. Read the rest of this entry »

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