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…

Dempsey at the Spa Supercup

Hollywood actor and accomplished racing driver Patrick Dempsey will be driving a Porsche at Spa this weekend. Dempsey will be competing in the Porsche Mobil 1  Supercup, a support class within the Formula One championship, swapping his 911 RSR for the tried and tested 911 GT3 Cup racer. The F1 circus has landed at the…

Drama at Daytona

  At the first race of the 2015 season, Porsche could not continue its recent success at the 24 Hours of Daytona. After claiming victory last year, the best Porsche 911 RSR driven by Nick Tandy (Great Britain), Patrick Pilet (France) and Marc Lieb (Germany) finished in fifth place in the GTLM class at the…

Patrick Dempsey to Contest WEC with Porsche

Patrick Dempsey will tackle the 2015 motorsport season at the wheel of a Porsche 911 RSR in the Sports Car World Endurance Championship WEC, including the world famous Le Mans 24-hour race. The American actor and race driver, who thrills fans all over the world in his role as “McDreamy” in the medical drama “Grey’s…

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)…

Danish victory in the Porsche Supercup at Hockenheim

Nicki Thiim (Walter Lechner Racing Team) has won the fifth round of the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup on Sunday. On the Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg, the Dane led the field over the finish line and was thrilled with his achievement. “Finally I’m back at the top of the podium. I’m going to enjoy my win today,” said…

A Difficult six-hour race for Porsche teams at Watkins Glen

The Six Hours of the Glen is one of the most difficult races in the Tudor United SportsCar Championship calendar. That was proven on Sunday at Watkins Glen International as the two-car Porsche 911 RSR factory effort, Porsche North America, finished fifth and eighth in the GTLM class. The Team Falken Tire customer-owned Porsche 911…

WRC Champion Sébastien Ogier returns to Porsche in the Supercup

Prominent guest drivers regularly take up the challenge of the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup. Last season nine-time WRC champion Sébastien Loeb and five-time Le Mans winner Emanuele Pirro pitted themselves against the best Porsche sprint pilots. This coming weekend (20-22 June) the reigning World Rally Champion Sébastien Ogier races a Project 1 team campaigned 460…