Tag Archive: Porsche
2016 was a year of many firsts for PCA Club Racing Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport Trophy East driver 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.
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.
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.
After Le Mans win and World Champions title
Two world class drivers, who have tasted success at the very pinnacle of their sport, are about to drive forwards on a new road: From the end of the season, Romain Dumas and Marc Lieb leave the LMP1-Team and their seats in the over 900 hp 919 Hybrid Le Mans prototypes to begin new tasks at Porsche.
Porsche will tackle the 2017 racing season with an all-out newly developed GT racer
The new 911 RSR makes full use of the breadth of the Le Mans 24 Hours GT regulations, and in addition to systematic lightweight design, features the ultra-modern, flat-six unit positioned in front of the rear axle. The four-litre, extremely light aggregate features direct fuel injection as well as a rigid valve drive and is characterised by outstanding efficiency. The new 911 RSR will make its debut at the Daytona 24-hour race in January 2017.
As in China, 31 cars will be on the grid for the Bapco 6 Hours of Bahrain
The FIA World Endurance Championship delivered two races in Asia of exceptional intensity, drama and excitement, but the final round of the 2016 championship at Bahrain International Circuit on Saturday 19 November is likely to be as passion-filled and emotional as any experienced.
Start-finish win and manufacturers’ title for Porsche 919 Hybrid
A fourth win of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship for the No.1 Porsche 919 Hybrid crew of Timo Bernhard, Mark Webber and Brendon Hartley secured a second consecutive 2016 FIA World Endurance Manufacturer title for the German marque with one round remaining.
Race for World Championship begins to hot up at the foot of Mount Fuji
On October 14-16 it’s time for the seventh out of nine rounds of the FIA World Endurance Championship. For Porsche the six-hour event at the Fuji International Speedway kicks off as the race for its mission to defend its title hots up.