Tag: Porsche

Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo and 956 C presented ahead of Nürburgring 24-hour

  Prior to the start of the Nürburgring 24-hour race on 12 May, Porsche presented the Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo and 956 C; the two racers that will be driven by  Timo Bernhard and Hans-Joachim Stuck during the endurance classic.

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Porsche vying to become a Formula E Manufacturer

  The Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) accepted Porsche’s application as a Formula E manufacturer. This means that the Weissach factory team can continue to pursue the development of its own electric powertrain, which is due for homologation in 2019.

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New 911 GT3 RS smashes Nürburgring-Nordschleife record

  On April 16, the Porsche 911 GT3 RS \set another benchmark for road-approved sports cars at the Nürburgring-Nordschleife circuit with works race driver Kévin Estre. Estre set a lap time in 6:56.4 minutes with the 520-hp GT3 RS. The Frenchman’s lap time was 24 seconds faster than the best time achieved with the previous GT3 RS model.

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Porsche 919 Hybrid ‘Evo’ breaks track record set by an F1 racer

  An evo version of the Le Mans winning Porsche 919 Hybrid established a new track record at Spa-Francorchamps. Porsche works driver Neel Jani lapped the 7.004 kilometer long Belgian Grand Prix Circuit in the Ardennes mountains in 1:41.770 minutes.

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Porsche 911 Turbo as Safety car of the 2018/19 WEC Season

  Although Porsche has bowed out of the WEC (World Endurance Championship) as factory squad, the Stuttgart marque is still very much involved in the Series by supplying safety cars. The safety car comes in the form of the one and only 911 Turbo.

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Porsche Motorsport to showcase New 911 GT3 RS at Geneva Motor Show

  Porsche Motorsport will present the latest race car treat at the Geneva Motor Show. the 911 GT3 RS with motorsport chassis and 383-kW (520-hp), four-liter, high-speed naturally aspirated engine.

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Porsche squads celebrate 2017 “Night of Champions”

  Porsche Motorsport held a celebration of sorts for the current season and announced an expanded GT program for 2018 season.

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Porsche flourishes with 1 – 2 at WEC Mexico, Round 6

  The WEC Mexico Round 5 of the Championship saw league leaders Porsche score another dominant 1 – 2 finish to vanquish its Japanese rivals Toyota Racing. The championship leading Le Mans winners, Earl Bamber, Timo Bernhard and Brendon Hartley came first ahead of their teammates Neel Jani, André Lotterer and Nick Tandy. The two Porsche 919 Hybrids lapped the competition provided by Toyota while Hartley set the fastest race lap.

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Porsche confirms 2017 Sepang 12-Hour entry

  Porsche has confirmed its participation at this year’s Sepang 12-Hour at the country’s one and only Formula 1 track on 7 – 10 December. This confirmation follows the Stuttgart-based marque’s commitment to support teams at each of this season’s four Intercontinental GT Challenge rounds.

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Porsche Motorsport firm up 2017 Drivers line-up

 2017 Porsche drivers line-up In preparation for the 2017 season, Porsche Motorsport have affirmed its drivers line-up for a myriad of world renowned series, including the WEC (World Endurance Championship) and 24-hour Le Mans.

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