Tag Archive: Porsche

Jan 19

2017 Montreal International Auto Show (+photos)

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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 »

Nov 28

WEC: How the World Endurance Drivers Championship was won

The 919 Hybrid made a strong start to the year

2016-11-19-Saturday-0053 Porsche reigned supreme in the FIA World Endurance Championship in 2016, however it was very much a season of two halves for the LMP1 title-winning trio of Neel Jani, Romain Dumas and Marc Lieb. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 25

Change at Porsche Motorsport: new tasks for Marc Lieb and Romain Dumas

After Le Mans win and World Champions title

Romain Dumas, Marc Lieb, Neel Jani 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 16

The most spectacular nine-eleven ever: New 911 RSR for Le Mans

Porsche will tackle the 2017 racing season with an all-out newly developed GT racer

Porsche 911 RSR (991) 2017 model 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 09

Bahrain set to be scene for emotional 2016 WEC finale

As in China, 31 cars will be on the grid for the Bapco 6 Hours of Bahrain

2015-11-20-Friday 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 06

WEC: Porsche win in style to take Manufacturer Championship crown in China

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 05

WEC: Porsche on pole for 6 Hours of Shanghai in tense session; Ford lock out LMGTE front row

The Porsche 919 Hybrid takes pole position in Shanghai

In bright sunshine and rising track temperatures, a tense qualifying session took place following a slight delay due to barrier repairs following an incident in a support race.

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Nov 04

WEC: Porsche on top again in FP2; Ferrari lead the way in LMGTE Pro

6 Hours of Shanghai – Porsche 919 Hybrid sets fastest lap of the day

2016-07-24-Sunday-0015 The Porsche Team with the two 919 Hybrids in general had a positive first day of practice for the eighth out of nine rounds of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) in Shanghai.

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Nov 04

WEC: Hartley leads way for Porsche in FP1

The Headlines from FP1 at Shanghai…….

2016-07-23-Saturday-0165 No.1 Porsche 919 Hybrid leads the way in the first 90-minute Free Practice session as Brendon Hartley claims best lap of 1m46.781s.  No.8 Audi R18 places second with Lucas Di Grassi setting a 1m46.979s to go within 0.2s of leading Porsche. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 31

WEC: Match point for Porsche in the fight for the manufacturers’ championship

FIA World Endurance Championship Round 8 preview, Shanghai (China)

2016-07-24-Sunday-0143 On November 6 the FIA World Endurance Championship is having its eighth and, at the same time, penultimate round of the 2016 season. One year ago in Shanghai Porsche celebrated an early win in the manufacturers’ world championship.

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Oct 10

WEC: Race for World Championship begins to hot up at the foot of Mount Fuji

Race for World Championship begins to hot up at the foot of Mount Fuji

Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley, Mark Webber 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.

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