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…

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…

Time For a Change

2016 is well under way, I’m making some changes at The Rennsport Report. Last year ended up being a bit of a failure. Fate conspired to make my life more complicated than I had anticipated. Promises fell through, money didn’t materialise and people who had asked me to “get in-touch” became uncontactable. Many of my…