A Difficult six-hour race for Porsche teams at Watkins Glen

The Six Hours of the Glen is one of the most difficult races in the Tudor United SportsCar Championship calendar. That was proven on Sunday at Watkins Glen International as the two-car Porsche 911 RSR factory effort, Porsche North America, finished fifth and eighth in the GTLM class. The Team Falken Tire customer-owned Porsche 911…

Ammermueller victorious at tough race on the Norisring

Round eight of the Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland was not for the faint-hearted. After 35 laps, Michael Ammermueller (Walter Lechner Racing Team) from Bavaria swept over the finish line in first ahead of Earl Bamber (NZ/Team 75 Bernhard) and Porsche junior Sven Mueller (D/Team Deutsche Post by Project 1), but changes at the head of…

Goodwood and why I’m leaving the camera at home.

So the 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed begins tomorrow (Thursday the 26th of June). Here we are, just past the summer solstice and once again it’s time to pack the family into the car, along with a picnic and possibly a pair of wellies. The one thing that I won’t be taking with me this…

Giermaziak wins the Mobil 1 Porsche Super Cup in Spielberg

An action-packed round three of the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup in Austria’s Spielberg. After 16 laps with four changes at the front and plenty of overtaking manoeuvres, Kuba Giermaziak (PL/VERVA Lechner Racing Team) crossed the finish line first ahead of Jeffrey Schmidt (CH/Lechner Racing Team) and Porsche junior Sven Mueller (D/Team Project 1). “To start…

WRC Champion Sébastien Ogier returns to Porsche in the Supercup

Prominent guest drivers regularly take up the challenge of the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup. Last season nine-time WRC champion Sébastien Loeb and five-time Le Mans winner Emanuele Pirro pitted themselves against the best Porsche sprint pilots. This coming weekend (20-22 June) the reigning World Rally Champion Sébastien Ogier races a Project 1 team campaigned 460…

24 Hours of Le Mans: Race review

The 91st running of the Le Mans 24 Hour race has finished. Once again, and for the 13th time, Audi have been victorious. There was bitter disappointment for the Porsche factory team, when the No 20 919 Hybrid LMP1 car of Mark Webber, Timo Bernhard and Brendon Hartley ran into trouble just two hours from…