Tag Archive: Porsche

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 »

Nov 28

Hulkenberg to split F1 with Le Mans in 2015

Nico Hulkenberg will contest next year’s Le Mans 24 hour race.

IMG_4072 It was announced in a statement that the full-time Force India driver will spearhead a third prototype entrant for the German manufacturer Porsche in the fabled sports car endurance race. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 25

WEC Brazilian finale

Interlagos is without a doubt a legendary circuit.

Mark Webber logo It has always been one of my most favourite tracks because of the history with the drivers they’ve had; Senna, Piquet and Fittipaldi did a huge amount for the sport. The Brazilian’s love motorsport and are very passionate about it, it’s got a great atmosphere and there’s always been a bit of drama as well with unpredictable weather. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 21

Button admits ‘interest growing’ in Le Mans switch

Jenson Button says the last two months have taught him how to “live in the moment”.

Jenson Button - photo © DPPI - Frédéric Le Floch It’s because while he is in the midst of one of the longest and most successful careers in the history of formula one, Abu Dhabi could also be the last grand prix of his career. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 19

Today’s F1 ‘is not racing’ – Webber

Mark Webber has admitted he is concerned about the road on which F1 has turned

2013-11-17 - Red Bull Racing - Mark Webber (1) Ahead of the radically-new turbo V6 era, the Australian veteran called time on his F1 career and switched to the increasingly popular Le Mans with Porsche. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 17

Alonso visits Ferrari sports car team in Bahrain

Fernando Alonso has made what might be his last PR appearance for Ferrari in the lead-in to this weekend’s 2014 season finale

IMG_5473 The Spaniard and the Italian team are expected to shortly confirm their contractual split after a five-year partnership, as Alonso heads to McLaren-Honda. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 16

Contact costs Al Harthy Porsche ME

A place on the podium in Bahrain

Ahmad Al Harthy - Porsche ME, Bahrain Ahmad Al Harthy departed Bahrain International Circuit on Saturday, 15th November, pleased with his pace. Read the rest of this entry »

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