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…

Nicki Thiim Does The Double

Porsche Carrera Cup Deutscheland – Race 7 At the Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland weekend at the Norisring, Danish driver Nicki Thiim won both races at the wheel of his Porsche 911 GT3 Cup. On the 2.3-kilometre Nuremberg city circuit, he was victorious at Saturday’s race six as well as race seven on Sunday. On Saturday,…

Nicki Thiim wins on the Norisring

Porsche Carrera Cup Germany – Race 6 Nuremberg’s Norisring became the stage for Nicki Thiim as the 26-year-old Dane won the sixth race on this year’s Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland. “Twenty-six years ago my father won the DTM race on the Norisring, now I’m proud that I’ve done it in a Porsche. On every single…

Porsche 918 Spyder Production Concludes

If you wanted to go and order a new Porsche 918 Spyder following your lotto win this weekend, you’re out of luck! On Friday, after 21 months of production, the final Porsche 918 Spyder came off the line in Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen on schedule. But the legacy of this technology pioneer will reach far beyond its production…

Winning Le Mans

A video from the 17th victory of Porsche at the famous 24-hours race of Le Mans, round 3 and highlight of the World Endurance Championship WEC. The innovative Porsche 919 Hybrid succeded with a double victory at only its second attempt on the „Circuit des 24 heures“.

Porsche 919 Hybrid 1-2 at Le Mans

Porsche has achieved its 17th overall Le Mans victory at the 83rd running of the famous 24-Hour race in a perfect way with a one-two finish. Drivers Earl Bamber, Nico Hülkenberg and Nick Tandy won the coveted trophy in their Porsche 919 Hybrid exactly 45 years after Porsche’s first overall win at La Sarthe was…