Tag Archive: Porsche

May 19

Porsche, Microsoft and ACO present large eSports racing event at Le Mans

Over the duration of 24 hours

Simultaneous to the actual Le Mans 24-hour race on June 17/18, top eSports racers will compete in the finals event for “Forza Racing Championship (Forza RC) Season 3: The Porsche Cup”. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

Le Mans 24-Hours museum Exhibition: Le Mans 67- An exceptional grand prix

4th May – 31st August

Exhibition: 4th May – 31st August  Le Mans 67 – Le Mans 67 – An exceptional grand prix

The Le Mans 24-Hours museum, owned by the Automobile Club de l’Ouest since February 2017, is putting on its first temporary exhibition on the theme of the Formula 1 Grand Prix run on the Le Mans Bugatti circuit in 1967 under the title, Le Mans 67 – An exceptional grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 07

Herberth Motorsport Porsche defends Hankook 24H Circuit Paul Ricard victory

After 595 laps on the 5.842 kilometre circuit

Impression_800pixThe Herberth Motorsport Porsche 991 GT3 R (#911, Daniel Allemann/Ralf Bohn/Robert Renauer/Alfred Renauer) has won the Hankook 24H Circuit Paul Ricard.

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May 05

WEC: Porsche 919 Hybrid takes pole position in Spa (+video)

#1 Porsche 919 Hybrid fastest at Spa-Francorchamps

2017-05-04-0014Reigning world champion Neel Jani (CH) and Porsche newcomer André Lotterer (DE) achieved pole position for the second round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) in an action packed qualifying session in Spa-Francorchamps (BE).

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May 02

WEC: The ups and downs of Spa in the words of the Porsche team

“The Spa rollercoaster provides such a variety of demands that you always need to find compromises”

2017-04-16_0085After finishing second and third at the season’s opening round at Silverstone three weeks ago, Porsche heads to the Ardennes regions of Belgium leading the FIA World Endurance Championship manufacturer standings. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 02

WEC: Aero options for Spa, just one for Porsche and two for Toyota

Final rehearsal before the 24 Hours of Le Mans

2017-04-15_00019Like at Silverstone, the opening round of the 2017 World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC) season, the aerodynamic decisions made by Porsche and Toyota will differ from each other at the WEC Spa-Francorchamps next weekend, the final rehearsal before the 24 Hours of Le Mans in June. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 28

Nuclear engineer’s appreciation for Porsche shines in Porsche Club of America

Reed’s father was the first to introduce him to the iconic Porsche brand

PCA Club Racing logoWhen Claude Reed purchased his first Porsche back in 1982, he never imagined it would lead to a successful racing career in Porsche Club of America (PCA), or a wedding to a fellow PCA driver at one of the most legendary race tracks in the world! Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 15

WEC: Porsche 919 Hybrids to start from second row

Toyota secured a front row lock out for the start of the six-hour race on Sunday

2017-04-14-0082Porsche, the reigning world champion team, will start third and fourth on the grid for the season’s opening race of the FIA World Endurance Championship in Silverstone (GB) with the two 919 Hybrids.

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Apr 14

WEC: Porsche fully focused on preparing the 919 Hybrids  for the race

LMP1 free practice, FIA World Endurance Championship,  round 1, Silverstone

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The tension ahead of the first battle between Porsche’s and Toyota’s Le Mans Prototypes is increasing. In the first free practice sessions of the FIA World Endurance Championship’s curtain raiser on the 5.9 kilometre circuit in Silverstone (GB), Toyota topped the time sheets.

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Apr 14

WEC: Porsche LMP Team builds on consistent partnerships

LMP1 partners, FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC)

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In the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship WEC, the Porsche LMP Team once again can rely on strong partners.

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Apr 10

WEC: High tension expected for first duel of the season

Six-hour race at Britain’s famous Silverstone Circuit

2017-04-02-0046The coming weekend, April 14 to 16, sees the Porsche LMP Team start the first out of nine rounds of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship.

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Apr 06

Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland

New racing car, packed grid and exciting events

Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Race CarThe Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland heads into the 2017 season with a 25-strong field of new Porsche 911 GT3 Cup racing cars.

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Apr 05

Innovative new LM GTE Balance of Performance System to be introduced

Automatic System of Adjustment

Innovative new LM GTE Balance of Performance System to be introducedFor many decades, the inclusion of Grand Touring sportscars has been an integral part of major endurance racing events across the globe, most notably the 24 Hours of Le Mans.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 02

WEC: At the Prologue, Toyota on top as night falls

The fastest LM P2 is Vaillante Rebellion’s ORECA 07

2017-04-01-0003The first two testing sessions of the day place Toyota Gazoo Racing at the top of the hierarchy, but Porsche isn’t far behind. It remains to be seen what nighttime will bring…

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Apr 01

WEC: The Prologue is Go

The FIA WEC cars are on track and the season has officially begun!

2017-03-31-0095Italian fans have been entering the famous Autodromo Nazionale Monza all morning in order to catch sight of the new Porsche and Toyota LMP1s, the fast new LMP2s and the beautiful and high-performing LMGTEs.

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Mar 31

Summit in Monza: Performance hybrid vehicles from Porsche

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2017-03-31-0080For the presentation of the 919 Hybrid LMP1 racing car at the pre season test of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) 2017 in Monza, Italy, Porsche gathered its most powerful hybrid models in one place for the first time.

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Mar 30

Energy by ART to field one McLaren and one Porsche in 2017 GT4 European Series Southern Cup

Simon Gachet will team up with Bruno Hernandez

Georges Kaczka’s Energy Racing Team structure will enjoy customer and technical support from ART Grand Prix to field one McLaren 570S GT4 and one Porsche Cayman Clubsport MR GT4 in the 2017 GT4 European Series Southern Cup under the ‘Energy by ART’ banner.

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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 »

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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 »

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