Tag Archive: Porsche

Mar 28

WEC: Porsche presents the 919 Hybrid and the team in Monza

Venue is the high-speed race track in Monza, Italy, set in the famous Royal Park close to Milan

2017-01-19_0298After test drives on the circuits of Valencia (ES), Aragon (ES), Vallelunga (IT) and Paul Ricard (FR), Porsche now will present the new 919 Hybrid on March 31 at 14:00 hrs in public.

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Mar 27

Jeremy Sundt continuing unexpected career journey with Porsche

“I grew up going to all kinds of car races with my parents” – Sundt

Green Flag for Round 2 at Sebring in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama in 2016Although Jeremy Sundt grew up at the racetrack with his parents, he had no interest in making motorsports his career. Instead, his goal was to be a teacher. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 24

WEC: Tandy excited for home race in first full season

The British ace astounded seasoned sportscar observers with his early morning heroics at Le Mans in 2015

2016-07-10_5719224 Hours of Le Mans winner, Nick Tandy, is a man impatient to get started as a regular member of Porsche LMP Team’s efforts to score a hat-trick of FIA World Endurance Championship titles. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 09

WEC: Porsche announces driver pairings for the new 911 RSR

The 911 RSR with the starting number 91 can be recognised by the red Porsche lettering on a black windscreen

2016-11-25-0003 The Porsche GT Team campaigns two 510 hp Porsche 911 RSR in the GT class of the FIA World Endurance Championship, which has been given world championship status in 2017 for the first time. After a year of development in 2016, the 2015 FIA WEC title winners return with a works entry to the world’s most important GT competition. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

Mar 07

Falken’s dynamic duo: Porsche and BMW to tackle the 24h-Race at Nürburgring

Falken will enter both cars in various VLN endurance races as well as the legendary 24h-Race on Nürburgring

Falken’s dynamic duo Porsche and BMW to tackle the 24h-Race at Nürburgring In the new racing season, Falken will line up on the grid with not one, but two racing cars from premium German manufacturers.

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Feb 28

Norma M30 LMP3 was on track!

Here we are!

Norma M30 LMP3 was on track! After a great number of months of hard work in the conception of the brand new LMP3, the Norma M30 was on track last week on French race tracks Pau and Nogaro, two circuits close to the Norma Auto Concept factory in the South of France. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 28

WEC: Dempsey-Proton Competition (Porsche) driver line-up finalized

Up until now, only Christian Ried had been confirmed

2015-28-03-80 Dempsey-Proton Competition has just released the names of the three drivers to take the wheel of the #77 Porsche 911 RSR set to compete in the LM GTE Am class in the World Endurance Championship (WEC) and the 24 Hours of Le Mans (June 17th and 18th). Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 24

WEC: Positive Porsche test in Spain

The team announced that 7,200km was completed over five days with all six drivers present

Porsche has completed a second test session of 2017 at Motorland Aragon in Spain, the first of the year with the new-for-2017 specification 919 Hybrid. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

Romain Dumas (Porsche) will be defending his title at Pikes Peak in June

The Frenchman will be racing in the Unlimited category in the 95th running of the world-renowned “race to the clouds”

Romain Dumas (Porsche) will be defending his title at Pikes Peak in JuneTwo-time winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans and Pikes Peak, Porsche works driver Romain Dumas has confirmed he will return to Colorado in June with his Norma prototype to defend his title in the famous hill climb. Read the rest of this entry »

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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