Porsche 1-2 in the GT Class at the Ring

After four straight wins in the USA and Canada, Porsche has now made the breakthrough in the Sports Car World Endurance Championship WEC. At the series premiere on the Nürburgring, the Porsche Manthey squad scored its first victory this season in the GTE-Pro class on Sunday. With the 470 hp 911 RSR, Richard Lietz and…

Porsche GT drivers attend Boot Camp

Eight days of intensive physical training – this is how the Porsche GT and junior pilots prepared for the 2015 motorsport season. At the Porsche Fitness Camp in Doha (Qatar), the drivers not only performed six hours of fitness training every day but a great deal of importance was placed on team building exercises, as…

The Chosen Ones

Porsche have been working hard behind the scenes to finalise their driver line-up for 2015. The management have made a clear commitment to factory and customer racing at the Night of Champions motorsport gala. “We will be keeping the throttle down, and even shift up a gear! Motorsport is deeply rooted in the Porsche marque…

Porsche Concludes Spanish 919 Hybrid Test

Today the Porsche Team has concluded a three-day test with the Porsche 919 Hybrid in Aragon in Northern Spain. It was the first time Formula One driver Nico Hülkenberg (Germany) had got behind the wheel of the 2014 Le Mans Prototype and he also had his first night drive. Additionally, two of the regular LMP1…

Earl Bamber Heads For A Super Season Finale

As the 2015 season heads onto the finish straight, Earl Bamber’s campaign takes him from one finale to the next. At Petit Le Mans on the storied U.S. race track of Road Atlanta, the winner of the Porsche Motorsport International Cup Scholarship contributed significantly to Porsche winning the GTLM manufacturers’ title at the season finale…

Porsche Wins At Petit Le Mans

Team Falken Tire’s second-consecutive Petit Le Mans victory has enabled Porsche to secure multiple manufacturer championships at Road Atlanta in the inaugural season of the Tudor United SportsCar Championship. Using the seventh-generation Porsche 911 as its base, race versions of the iconic sports car won the GTLM Manufacturer Championship with the Porsche 911 RSR while…

Porsche concludes successful summer testing in France

The Porsche Team is pleased with the results of its third and final track test with the Porsche 919 Hybrid during the FIA World Endurance Championship’s (WEC) summer break. The innovative Le Mans Prototype (LMP1) ran for two-and-half days at the former Formula One circuit of Magny-Cours in France. LMP1 drivers Brendon Hartley (New Zealand)…

Christensen and Makowiecki test the Porsche 919 Hybrid

Porsche’s GT works drivers Michael Christensen (Denmark) and Frédéric Makowiecki (France) carry out a three-day test with the Porsche 919 Hybrid sports prototype since Tuesday in Magny-Cours (France). These tests help the Porsche team prepare for the next round of the Sports Car World Endurance Championship WEC in Austin, Texas. This season, Christensen pilots a…

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)…

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…