Tag Archive: Porsche

May 15

GT3 Cup Challenge USA race director Snyder fell in love with Porsche in native Alaska

Growing up in Alaska, Snyder loved the speed of snowmobiles and dirt bikes

Porsche IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Series logoAnchorage, Alaska, is by no means a motorsports hub. But the city was the unlikely location that gave the racing bug to Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama Race Director Todd Snyder. Read the rest of this entry »

May 14

24 Hours of Le Mans 1970-2015 – 45 Porsche stories

Among the 18 drivers whom have won with Porsche at the 24 Hours of Le Mans figure six German drivers

After Hans Herrmann, Hans-Joachim Stück and Klaus Ludwig on May 12th, portraits of Jürgen Barth, John Winter and Manuel Reuter. Read the rest of this entry »

May 08

Porsche opens new $100 Million Experience Center and Headquarters in Atlanta

“Today we celebrate a significant milestone in the history of Porsche”

Porsche Cars North America today officially opened its new $100 million Porsche Experience Center (PEC) and headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia.

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May 02

Audi take hard fought victory in Belgium (+video, updated)

6 hours of Spa-Francorchamps WEC

2015-05-02-Thursday-008The no7 Audi R18 e-tron quattro of Andre Lotterer, Benoit Treluyer and Marcel Fassler took a second victory from two starts in 2015 with a hard fought win at the WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps that had the large Belgian crowd on the edge of their seats.

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May 01

FIA WEC: Porsche 1-2-3 quali lock out at Spa (+video)

Second and fourth for Ferrari in Spa qualifying

2015-05-02-Friday-041Porsche took a stunning 1-2-3 in qualifying for tomorrows 6 Hours of Spa, the second round of the 2015 World Endurance Championship.

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Apr 14

24 Hours of Le Mans – Allan McNish and Sir Jackie Stewart, Scottish stories

Exactly 50 years ago, Stewart and Hill took it to 10th place overall and first British car ranked

After his first win at Le Mans with Porsche in 1998, Allan McNish was a part of Toyota’s debut in Formula 1 (16 Grand Prix in 2002), before turning permanently to endurance and building one of the most impressive records in the discipline: two additional victories at the 24 Hours (2008 and 2013), four at the 12 Hours of Sebring (2004, 2006, 2009 and 2012) and a world champion title (2013). Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 22

Corvette Racing wins at Sebring, sweeps Florida Patrón Endurance Cup Classics

3 Corvette C7.R outlasts Porsches in final hour for GTLM win

12 Hours of Sebring logoPorsche’s misfortune was Corvette Racing’s gain Saturday night as a pair of mechanical issues in the final hour of the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida propelled the No. 3 Corvette Racing Corvette C7.R to the GT Le Mans (GTLM) victory for the second consecutive race to open the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 20

Makowiecki becomes 13th different GTLM Pole Winner in 13 Races

Porsche North America sweeps GTLM front row with pair of Porsche 911 RSRs

12 Hours of Sebring logoBleekemolen Drives Dodge Viper SRT GT3-R To TOTAL Pole Award In GTD Class. Considered by many to be the most competitive GT class in the world, the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship witnessed its 13th different pole winner in 13 TUDOR Championship races Friday during qualifying for the 63rd Annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 20

IMSA, Porsche announce multi-year extension of single-make series

Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama To Continue Under IMSA Sanction Through 2017

2014-08-07_0498 The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and Porsche Motorsport North America today announced a multi-year extension of their partnership to conduct the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama through the 2017 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 13

Falken confirms 2015 VLN and Nürburgring campaign

Continuity for 2015 as team retains drivers and Porsche 997 GT3 R

Falken Motorsport logo Japanese tyre manufacturer, Falken Tyre Europe continues its motorsport campaign with the proven Porsche 911 GT3 R racing the Nordschleife once again in 2015. Peter Dumbreck, Wolf Henzler, Alexandre Imperatori and Martin Ragginger will again contend selected races of the VLN Championship along with the legendary ADAC 24 hour race. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 13

Young driver Andrew Longe has title goals in next step in Porsche

The Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama has been on Longe’s radar for some time

Porsche IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Series logo Andrew Longe is making his Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama debut March 18-20 at Sebring International Raceway, but he is no stranger to Porsche. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 12

Elliott Skeer will make his Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama debut March 18-20 at Sebring International Raceway

Skeer Earns 2015 IMSA Scholarship toward Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama Season Drive

Porsche IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Series logo Elliott Skeer has secured a full-season drive in the 2015 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama, in part through a scholarship from the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and supported by Porsche and Yokohama. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

Andy Lally looks to make it two in a row at Sebring

Porsche Cup hopeful doing double duty with Rebel Rock
Andy Lally will be looking to make it two in a row next weekend in the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida, when he joins John Potter and Marco Seefried in the Magnus Racing No. 44 Flex-Box Porsche 911 GT America. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 06

Floridian De Quesada takes passion for Porsche to success in Canada

Carlos de Quesada can say his passion led him to become an endurance-racing champion and private collector

Carlos de Quesada is a standout competitor in the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin, winning the 2013 Gold Cup championship.

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Feb 18

The first electric hypercar

If you’re in the market for a million dollar hypercar, your options have never been better.

Read about the creation of the fully-electric Rimac Concept OneBut before you place a deposit with Ferrari, McLaren or Porsche for one of the devastatingly quick La Ferraris, P1s or 918s, you might want to consider a fourth option. And to make this even more interesting, this new pretender – unlike its hybrid rivals – is fully-electric. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 09

Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin stays in high gear with support of Porsche Canada

The growing appeal of the series is due to the professionalism and skill of its teams and drivers.

IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin Six Porsche 911 GT3 Cup cars lined up on the grid at Calabogie Motorsports Park when the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin debuted in May 2011 as a six-round championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 31

Colin Thompson transitions to World Challenge in 2015

Driving a Porsche 911 GT3 Cup in the GT Cup category

J.Colin Thompson Porsche 14 Reigning Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA Champion Colin Thompson will move up to the Pirelli World Challenge Championships in 2015, Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 08

Martin Ragginger puts Fach Auto Tech Porsche on pole for Hankook 24H DUBAI

The race starts at 14.00 hrs

With a lap time of 1:57.562 minutes, Austrian driver, Martin Ragginger, was fastest in qualifying for the tenth running of the Hankook 24H DUBAI.

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Jan 08

Porsche snatch pole from Mercedes in Hankook 24H Dubai qualifying

Otto Klohs, Martin Ragginger, Jens Richter and Sven Muller who set the pace in practice and then did the business again in qualifying

Fach Auto Tech Porsche team of Otto Klohs, Martin Ragginger, Jens Richter and Sven Muller celebrate after qualifying at Dubai AuodromePorsche spoiled the Mercedes party in qualifying for the tenth edition of the Hankook 24 Hours of Dubai, by defying the odds and claiming pole position and third place on the grid for the race at Dubai Autodrome. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 29

Both Porsche 919 Hybrids to start from front row at the season’s finale

For the first time in its debut season the two Porsche 919 Hybrids managed to lock out the front row of the grid.

Porsche Motorsport logo At the eighth and final round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) in São Paulo (Brazil) car number 20 secured the fourth pole position for the young team from Weissach with the sister number 14 car qualifying second. Read the rest of this entry »

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