Toyota On Pole At Le Mans

The Japanese manufacturer has already hit it big at the 85th edition of the 24 hours of Le Mans, fastest at qualifying with a time of 3’14.791 clocked by Kamui Kobayashi in the #7 Toyota TS050-Hybrid.

BRUNI TO PORSCHE MOTORSPORT

Gianmaria Bruni has signed for Porsche as a GT works driver for 2017. As one of the most successful and experienced sports car drivers, the 35-­year-­old Italian has left Ferrari and will start testing for Porsche in June and racing in the USA from July. The ex-­Formula 1 driver (Minardi 2004) celebrated his greatest success…

The Jägermeister Porsche 914/6

Too many times Eckhard and Oliver Schimpf was offered Porsche cars that some resourceful mechanic had contorted into the Jägermeister. But this time the markings from the past made it certain: This Porsche 914/6 was real! Orange: The colour chosen by the herb liqueur manufacturer from Wolfenbüttel in Lower Saxony for its racing cars from…

Overhaulin’

The Rennsport Report is back. It’s been a while, hasn’t it? The last few months have been very busy for me personally. There have been ups and downs, house moves and financial pressures preventing me from making this blog work. Trying to have a spare hour each day to maintain this site with up to…

SAY HELLO TO THE NEW PORSCHE 718 CAYMAN

Today, Porsche has unveiled the new 718 Cayman. The latest and fourth generation of the mid-engined coupé, with new flat-four turbocharged ‘boxer’ engines delivering upwards of 300 hp beating at its heart. Like the 718 Boxster, the new 718 Cayman models continue the tradition of the Porsche 718 mid-engined sports cars that won numerous races…

Chris Harris is a Bentley Boy

British motoring journalist and TV presenter Chris Harris is racing a Bentley Continental GT3 in the Blancpain Endurance Series Cup this season, starting with the opening round at Monza this weekend. The internationally renowned journalist is joining Bentley Team Parker Racing in its Am class entry, one of four Continental GT3s competing in the five…

Street Food & Tyre Smoke – WEC R1 Silverstone

The atmosphere was relaxed as I made my way through the crowds and into the paddock at Silverstone. The drive to the circuit had been uneventful, except for the driver of a Porsche Cayman GTS deciding to push into the traffic queuing to get into the circuit. I often wonder why drivers of large, expensive…