Porsche Do Well in Texas

Three Porsche drivers either won their class or finished second in the opening two GT/GTA rounds of the 2015 Pirelli World Challenge series at the Circuit of the Americas facility as 13 manufacturers showed their best on the Formula 1 race track near the Texas capital. Round Number 1 – GT/GTA/GT Cup (Saturday) In the…

Porsche Supercup: Round 9, Austin

The fight for the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup title goes down to the wire and will only be decided at the final race of the season. At the ninth of ten rounds, Nicki Thiim (DK/Walter Lechner Racing Team) clinched victory on the Circuit of the Americas in Austin/USA. Michael Ammermüller (D/Walter Lechner Racing Team) and…

Porsche 911 RSR on the Podium in Texas

At the six-hour race on the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, the Porsche 911 RSR finished second in the GTE-Pro class. At the action-packed fourth round of the Sports Car World Endurance Championship WEC, the French Porsche works drivers Patrick Pilet and Frédéric Makowiecki looked like they might even bring home their second win…

Porsche 919 Hybrids finish fourth and fifth in Austin

After a strong qualifying performance and a long time in the lead in the race the two Porsche 919 Hybrids only finished fourth and fifth in the six-hour race on Saturday. Car number 14, driven by Romain Dumas (France), Neel Jani (Switzerland) and Marc Lieb (Germany), was leading the race for a long time, but…

Porsche 911 RSR’s Qualify Well at COTA

Two Porsche 911 RSR have locked out the second grid row for Saturday’s six-hour race in Austin, the fourth round of the Sports Car World Endurance Championship WEC. In a gripping qualifying on the Circuit of the Americas, the French Porsche works drivers Patrick Pilet and Frédéric Makowiecki posted the third quickest time in the…

Porsche 919 Hybrid on the Front Row

The two Porsche Team 919 Hybrid cars will start from second and third on the grid for tomorrow’s six-hour race at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas (USA). Neel Jani (Switzerland) and Romain Dumas (France) shared driving duties in the number 14 car, and with an average of their four fastest laps –…

WEC Free Practice 1 – Austin, Texas

The Porsche Team, with the two innovative Le Mans Prototypes Porsche 919 Hybrids, enjoyed a smooth first free practice session on Thursday at the beginning of the weekend of the fourth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) in Austin, Texas (USA). While in the first of the two 90-minute practice sessions the entire…

Massive Porsche Factory Team in Texas

With the first free practice on the Circuit of the Americas in Austin on Thursday, the Sports Car World Endurance Championship WEC heads into the second half of the season after a long summer break. With the Tudor United SportsCar Championship also holding a round on the Grand Prix circuit on the outskirts of the…

Porsche 919 Hybrid enters the Twilight Zone in Texas

The Circuit of the Americas (COTA) in Austin, Texas, will be the venue for the fourth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) on 20th September. The six-hour race will start at 5pm with the sun setting at 7.43pm. This schedule makes it the maiden night race for COTA, while the six Porsche 919…

Porsche drivers are confident for second half of the season

At the Circuit of the Americas in Austin/Texas, the Sports Car World Endurance Championship WEC picks up momentum again on 20 September. After a long summer break, the series heats up for drivers and teams, starting with the race in Texas and continuing to the end of the November with rounds in Fuji/Japan, Shanghai/China, Sakhir/Bahrain…