What Porsche drivers get up to between races

Despite the FIA World Endurance Championship’s long summer break between the races in Le Mans (15th June) and the next outing in Austin, Texas (20th September), Porsche’s LMP1 works drivers are not getting bored. In addition to testing with the Porsche 919 Hybrid, they have made numerous appearances for the company and indulged their high-speed…

Porsche 911 RSR Earns Second-Place in Virginia

The Porsche 911 RSR of Team Falken Tire earned an impressive second-place overall finish in the Oak Tree Grand Prix. Without the prototype classes, Sunday’s race was the first race held exclusively for the GT Le Mans (GTLM) and GT Daytona (GTD) classes in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Porsche factory driver Wolf Henzler (Germany)…

Porsche Carrera Cup GB – Knockhill

Michael Meadows raced to his second victory of the day in round 13 of the Porsche Carrera Cup GB at Knockhill today (Sunday 24 August) with another tremendous drive as Josh Webster chased hard. His double win means that Meadows has clawed back eight points of the lead held by Carrera Cup GB Scholarship driver…

Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup – Round 7 Spa

Earl Bamber (Fach Auto Tech) from New Zealand celebrated his second win of the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup season. On the tradition-steeped race track in Belgium’s Spa, the Porsche Scholarship pilot swept over the finish line in first with a lead of 10.2 seconds and moved to the top of the overall points’ standings. Second…

Porsche Carrera Cup GB Knockhill – Qualifying

Michael Meadows stormed back to the head of the Porsche Carrera Cup GB at Knockhill today (Saturday 23 August) by taking two pole positions ahead of rounds 12 and 13 on Sunday. Meadows (Samsung UHD TV Racing) mastered difficult track conditions to claim a double pole and pull back two points on championship leader Josh…

Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup – Round 7 Spa Qualifying

On the legendary race track of Spa, Earl Bamber (NZ/Fach Auto Tech) posted pole position in qualifying for the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup. For race seven on Sunday, the New Zealander shares the first grid row with Nicki Thiim (DK/Walter Lechner Racing Team). “Spa is simply a crazy circuit! Although I’m sitting second in the…

Carrera Cup GB Knockhill Test Report

Michael Meadows asserted his authority on the Porsche Carrera Cup GB during testing at Knockhill yesterday (Friday 22 August) as drivers tackled the all-action Scottish track ahead of rounds 12 and 13 of the season. However, once again it was very close at the top of the times as Meadows (Samsung UHD TV Racing) headed…

Porsche LMP1 Test – Lausitzring, Germany

In preparation for the second part of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) the Porsche Team has been testing with the Le Mans Prototype Porsche 919 Hybrid for three days at the Eurospeedway Lausitz near Dresden in Germany. The Porsche works drivers Neel Jani (Switzerland), Romain Dumas (France) and Mark Webber (Australia) covered 2,031 kilometres…

Brands Hatch Festival of Porsche 2014

Brands Hatch Festival of Porsche Brands Hatch (Indy) Saturday 20th – Sunday 21st of September 2014 Brands Hatch will celebrate motorsport icon Porsche at a brand new festival event on Sunday 21 September, featuring classic and modern German sports cars both on and off track. Organised by MSV in association with Porsche Club GB, the…

Porsche Carrera Cup Germany – Race 12 Nürburgring

Austria’s Philipp Eng (Team Deutsche Post by Project 1) scored first place in the Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland race on Sunday. After a gripping duel with Porsche junior Sven Müller (D/Team Deutsche Post by Project 1), Eng relegated his team mate to second place on the Nürburgring, with Jeffrey Schmidt (CH/Lechner Racing Academy ME) clinching…

Porsche Carerra Cup Germany – Race 11 Nürburgring

Michael Ammermüller (Walter Lechner Racing Team) from Germany has won round eleven of the Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland. Saturday’s race on the Nürburgring, however, was filled with thrills and spills with a seven-car pile-up in the first lap stopping the race. When the race resumed, Ammermüller defended his top position to the flag, followed by…

Top Five finish for Porsche at Road Atlanta

Yesterdays Continental Tire Road Race Showcase at Road America was the first event for the new Adjustment of Performance (AoP) package for the Porsche 911 RSR. With no previous on-track testing time with the new Tudor United SportsCar Championship rules package, the works program earned a fifth-place finish in class. The race proved a strong…