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First test drives with the Porsche LMP1 racing car Porsche Carrera Cup Hockenheimring 2013 Porsche 911 RSR Consequent lightweight design for 50th anniversay New Porsche 911 RSR successfully concludes test drives Organiser confirms Porsche entry for Le Mans 2013 Best Porsche finishes fifth in the fuel gamble at Daytona Daytona 24 Hours: Four Porsche on the first four grid spots Eight Porsche works driver contest sports car classic in Florida TRG Hoping Revamped Roster Leads to GTC Title Porsche 911 GT3 Cup: New edition of the world’s most successful r
First test drives with the Porsche LMP1 racing car
First test drives with the Porsche LMP1 racing car
Written By: Porsche AG

The new Porsche LMP1 racing car is currently being put through its paces in test drives on international circuits. Following its successful launch in June on the Porsche test track in Weissach, the prototype sports car ...

Porsche Carrera Cup Hockenheimring 2013
Porsche Carrera Cup Hockenheimring 2013
Written By: Porsche AG

The Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland season could not have started any better for Frenchman Kévin Estre (Attempto Racing): ...

Porsche 911 RSR Consequent lightweight design for 50th anniversay
Porsche 911 RSR Consequent lightweight design for 50th anniversay
Written By: Porsche AG

Porsche has developed a new GT race car for the World Endurance Championship (WEC) and the Le Mans 24 Hours...

New Porsche 911 RSR successfully concludes test drives
New Porsche 911 RSR successfully concludes test drives
Written By: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

The development of the new Porsche 911 RSR based on the current generation 991 model is nearly complete. On the Sebring International Raceway in Florida/USA the GTE race car from Weissach completed another successful test on Thursday. ...

Organiser confirms Porsche entry for Le Mans 2013
Organiser confirms Porsche entry for Le Mans 2013
Written By: Porsche AG

Porsche AG fields two new 911 RSR based on the 991 model generation at this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours and in the World Endurance Championship...

Best Porsche finishes fifth in the fuel gamble at Daytona
Best Porsche finishes fifth in the fuel gamble at Daytona
Written By: Porsche AG

The sprint to the finish of the Daytona 24 hour race turned into a gripping game of fuel poker in the fiercely contested GT class...

Daytona 24 Hours: Four Porsche on the first four grid spots
Daytona 24 Hours: Four Porsche on the first four grid spots
Written By: Porsche AG

Good starting position for Porsche at the Daytona 24 hour race: In qualifying for the sports car classic in Florida, Porsche pilots locked out the first four grid spots in a field of 36 vehicles entered in the GT class...

Eight Porsche works driver contest sports car classic in Florida
Eight Porsche works driver contest sports car classic in Florida
Written By: Porsche AG

Competing with a strong contingent, title defender Porsche tackles the 51st running of the Daytona 24 hour race on 26 January. ...

TRG Hoping Revamped Roster Leads to GTC Title
TRG Hoping Revamped Roster Leads to GTC Title
Written By: American Le Mans Series

Faulkner, Keating and Stanton in 2013 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup...

Porsche 911 GT3 Cup: New edition of the world’s most successful r
Porsche 911 GT3 Cup: New edition of the world’s most successful r
Written By: Porsche AG

New edition of the world’s most successful race car...

Porsche Experience Centre in Shanghai to begin construction
Porsche Experience Centre in Shanghai to begin construction
Written By: Porsche AG

Porsche China and Shanghai International Circuit Co., Ltd. held a foundation ceremony to celebrate start for the development of the Porsche Experience Centre ...

Two podiums for Porsche at season final at Shanghai
Two podiums for Porsche at season final at Shanghai
Written By: Porsche AG

The maiden season of the World Endurance Championship (WEC) concluded with a double podium for the Porsche pilots...

Porsche pilots confident for Road Atlanta season finale
Porsche pilots confident for Road Atlanta season finale
Written By: Porsche AG

With the Petit Le Mans on the legendary Road Atlanta race track, the American Le Mans season draws to an end on 20 October...

Porsche pilots eager to tackle premiere at Mount Fuji
Porsche pilots eager to tackle premiere at Mount Fuji
Written By: Porsche AG

On the Fuji International Speedway, the world’s fastest sports cars make a World Endurance Championship debut in Japan on 14 October...

Porsche pilots gain ground in the American Le Mans Series championship
Porsche pilots gain ground in the American Le Mans Series championship
Written By: Porsche AG

A successful premiere for Porsche on the Virginia International Raceway. At the first American Le Mans Series race ...

Porsche pilots on podium in both GT classes in Sao Paulo
Porsche pilots on podium in both GT classes in Sao Paulo
Written By: Porsche AG

World Endurance Championship, round 5 in Sao Paulo/Brazil...

Round 9 Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup at the Formula 1 race in Spa-Francorchamps
Round 9 Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup at the Formula 1 race in Spa-Francorchamps
Written By: Porsche AG

Nicki Thiim from pole position to first Supercup victory...

Porsche pilots celebrate second victory at gripping street race
Porsche pilots celebrate second victory at gripping street race
Written By: Porsche AG

The closed street course of Baltimore is good turf for Porsche. At the second meeting of the American Le Mans Series in the Maryland state city of a million people...

Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland race 13 in Zandvoort, Netherlands
Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland race 13 in Zandvoort, Netherlands
Written By: Porsche AG

Time penalties for half of the field – that is an exception in Germany’s fastest one make race series...

Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 20/2012
Volkswagen Motorsport Newsletter 20/2012
Written By: Volkswagen AG

News and information from all over the world....

Third podium result for Porsche in the GTE Am class Silverstone
Third podium result for Porsche in the GTE Am class Silverstone
Written By: Porsche AG

At round four of the World Endurance Championship, the Porsche 911 GT3 RSR brought home its third podium placing in the GTE Am class...

Porsche pilots again just seconds off victory at ALMS Road America
Porsche pilots again just seconds off victory at ALMS Road America
Written By: Porsche AG

After four gripping hours on the challenging Road America race track, only 2.63 seconds separated Porsche factory pilots Joerg Bergmeister ...

Porsche Motorsport around the world: Newsletter 5 - 2012
Porsche Motorsport around the world: Newsletter 5 - 2012
Written By: Porsche AG

The Motorsport Newsletter regularly provides information on Porsche Motorsport around the world...

Porsche at American Le Mans Series, round 4 in Lime Rock, USA
Porsche at American Le Mans Series, round 4 in Lime Rock, USA
Written By: Porsche AG

Joerg Bergmeister crowns 100th race with first win of the season...

Porsche claims podium spot at the Le Mans 24 hour race 2012
Porsche claims podium spot at the Le Mans 24 hour race 2012
Written By: Porsche AG

Less than four minutes were missing for Porsche to clinch its 99th class win at the Le Mans 24 Hours. With the Porsche 911 GT3 RSR ...

Nürburgring 24hr Tragedy for Wochenspiegel Team Manthey, Frikadelli-Porsche on sixth
Nürburgring 24hr Tragedy for Wochenspiegel Team Manthey, Frikadelli-Porsche on sixth
Written By: Porsche AG

After five overall victories in six years, the long distance classic in the Eifel did not run smoothly for the Porsche customer teams at the 40th anniversary...

Porsche at Aerican Le Mans Series round 3 in Laguna Seca 2012
Porsche at Aerican Le Mans Series round 3 in Laguna Seca 2012
Written By: Porsche AG

After a turbulent final phase with spectacular overtaking manoeuvres and several changes in the lead...

Porsche success after cliff-hanger finale in the Ardennes
Porsche success after cliff-hanger finale in the Ardennes
Written By: Porsche AG

A successful dress rehearsal for the 24 Hours of Le Mans: In a nerve-racking cliff-hanger finale, Porsche works drivers ...

Perfect start to the season for Porsche customer teams
Perfect start to the season for Porsche customer teams
Written By: Porsche AG

Two races, two wins: the European customer teams headed into the new International GT Open season with great success...

Strong contingent of Porsche European customer teams
Strong contingent of Porsche European customer teams
Written By: Porsche AG

In the Autodromo do Algarve in Portimao/Portugal, Porsche customer teams from five European nations launch into International GT Open season ...

Wolf Henzler sixth in the Porsche 911 GT3 RSR
Wolf Henzler sixth in the Porsche 911 GT3 RSR
Written By: Porsche AG

At the wheel of the Porsche 911 GT3 RSR fielded by the Falken Tire squad, Porsche works driver Wolf Henzler (Germany) and his teammate Bryan Sellers (USA)...

Successful race debut for the new Porsche 911 GT3 RSR
Successful race debut for the new Porsche 911 GT3 RSR
Written By: Porsche AG

At the Sebring 12 hour race, the new Porsche 911 GT3 RSR celebrated a successful race premiere. At the wheel of the 911 fielded by the Felbermayr-Proton team...

Porsche with seven works drivers at anniversary classic in Florida
Porsche with seven works drivers at anniversary classic in Florida
Written By: Porsche AG

One of the most famous long distance races in the world turns 60: The twelve hour classic on the Sebring International Raceway is the oldest and toughest sports car race in the USA...

Porsche Motorsport around the world Newsletter 1 - 2012
Porsche Motorsport around the world Newsletter 1 - 2012
Written By: Porsche AG

Porsche customer teams are right on schedule in their preparation for the season-opener of the American Le Mans Series at Sebring ...

Porsche Motorsport 2012 Board approves further races for the 911 GT3 R Hybrid
Porsche Motorsport 2012 Board approves further races for the 911 GT3 R Hybrid
Written By: Porsche AG

A further developed version of the Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid will return to race tracks in 2012. With the rolling race laboratory, Porsche aims to gain extra practical experience under racing conditions and make the hybrid drive even more efficient...

Porsche 911 GT3 RSR: New customer sport top model for 2012 race season
Porsche 911 GT3 RSR: New customer sport top model for 2012 race season
Written By: Porsche AG

The new Porsche 911 GT3 RSR is ready to race. The top model of Porsche Motorsport’s customer racing vehicles will head into the 2012 season with extensive modifications. ...

Porsche secures vice-championship with second place
Porsche secures vice-championship with second place
Written By: Porsche AG

A strong season finale for Porsche in the American Le Mans Series: At the thrilling 1,000 mile Petit Le Mans race in Road Atlanta, Porsche works drivers Joerg Bergmeister (Germany), Patrick Long (USA) and Patrick Pilet (France) ...

Porsche teams claim podium spots, win and championship
Porsche teams claim podium spots, win and championship
Written By: Porsche AG

That was close. Just 0.183 seconds separated Porsche’s works drivers Marc Lieb (Germany) and Richard Lietz (Austria) in the 911 GT3 RSR from their first win of the season. At the final round of the Le Mans Series...

Nick Tandy extends points’ lead with win at Porsche Carrera Cup Oschersleben
Nick Tandy extends points’ lead with win at Porsche Carrera Cup Oschersleben
Written By: Porsche AG

His lightning start was the key to his victory: From second on the grid, Nick Tandy brought home his third win of the season from the eighth and penultimate round of the Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland. ...

Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid 2.0 – efficiency yields success at Laguna Seca
Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid 2.0 – efficiency yields success at Laguna Seca
Written By: Porsche AG

It beat them all – on the track and at the gas pump. At its first outing on the West Coast of the USA, the Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid beat all other GT vehicles in Laguna Seca. ...

Seventh-Generation Porsche 911 to Make North American Debut at Rennsport Reunion IV
Seventh-Generation Porsche 911 to Make North American Debut at Rennsport Reunion IV
Written By: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

First roll-out will be part of Porsche's celebration of a 48-year success story...

Porsche Intelligent Performance in the dunes of Monterey
Porsche Intelligent Performance in the dunes of Monterey
Written By: Porsche AG

After clinching his second win of the season at the wheel of the Porsche 911 GT3 RSR on the street course of Baltimore, Wolf Henzler now aims to continue his winning streak on one of America’s most demanding circuits...

Porsche 911 GT3 R for customer sport now with even better drivability
Porsche 911 GT3 R for customer sport now with even better drivability
Written By: Porsche AG

Amongst racing customers all over the world, the Porsche 911 GT3 R is extremely popular for its forgiving handling and basic speed. And it is exactly in this direction that the improvements for the 2012 model year have been targeted...

Porsche 911 the Reluctant Race Car
Porsche 911 the Reluctant Race Car
Written By: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

By the late 1950s it was obvious to Porsche that the Type 356, the company’s sole product line since its inception in 1948, needed to be updated, but replacing it, while necessary, was perilous...

Porsche 911 GT3 Cup most successful race car now suitable for wider range of motorsport
Porsche 911 GT3 Cup most successful race car now suitable for wider range of motorsport
Written By: Porsche AG

It is the most successful race car on earth: The Porsche 911 GT3 Cup. With over 2,200 units sold, it is the undisputed number one amongst customer racing teams all over the world...

Porsche Rennsport Reunion IV Attracts Famous Men and Machines
Porsche Rennsport Reunion IV Attracts Famous Men and Machines
Written By: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

For the Porsche Rennsport Reunion IV taking place at Mazda Laguna Seca Raceway in October, it’s both the men and machines that are expected to draw one of the largest crowds in track history...

Porsche at American Le Mans Series round 3 in Lime Rock 2011
Porsche at American Le Mans Series round 3 in Lime Rock 2011
Written By: Porsche AG

In the American Le Mans Series, the title defenders clinched their first podium result of the season at their third attempt. With the Porsche 911 GT3 RSR fielded by Flying Lizard Motorsports...

Porsche returns to Le Mans in 2014
Porsche returns to Le Mans in 2014
Written By: Porsche AG

Porsche returns to Le Mans with a works-run LMP1 sports prototype. The first outing of the completely new developed race car is planned for the year 2014. With 16 overall victories, Porsche is the most successful manufacturer in Le Mans...

Brilliant Porsche triumph on the Nordschleife
Brilliant Porsche triumph on the Nordschleife
Written By: Porsche AG

It was one of the most exciting and dramatic 24 hour races at the Nürburgring. And it finished with a triumph for Porsche: In front of 220,000 spectators lining the legendary Nordschleife, Porsche works drivers Marc Lieb (Germany), Timo Bernhard (Germany), Romain Dumas ...

33 Porsche tackle the long distance classic in the Eifel
33 Porsche tackle the long distance classic in the Eifel
Written By: Porsche AG

A strong contingent of Porsche teams takes up the 24 hour race on the Nürburgring. Like last year, Porsche AG as well as various customer teams field 33 vehicles featuring the characteristic six-cylinder boxer engine at the 39th running of the long distance classic ...

Four Porsche 911 GT3 RSR amongst the top eight at 2011 24 hours of Le Mans
Four Porsche 911 GT3 RSR amongst the top eight at 2011 24 hours of Le Mans
Written By: Porsche AG

Last year’s winners narrowly missed out on the podium at the 79th running of the long distance classic. After 24 hours, the Felbermayr-Proton team with Porsche works drivers Marc Lieb (Germany), Richard Lietz (Austria) and Wolf Henzler (Germany) ...

Strong contingent of Porsche customer teams with eight 911 GT3 RSR
Strong contingent of Porsche customer teams with eight 911 GT3 RSR
Written By: Porsche AG

Five teams, eight vehicles, 24 pilots: Porsche customer teams from Europe and the USA are particularly well represented at the 79th running of the long distance classic in Le Mans on 11/12 June. ...

Porsche Motorsport around the world Newsletter 3 - 2011
Porsche Motorsport around the world Newsletter 3 - 2011
Written By: Porsche AG

With the further-developed Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid, works drivers Marco Holzer, Richard Lietz and Patrick Long clinched the maiden win for a hybrid race car on the Nürburgring ...

Green light for Porsche 911 GT3 Cup in the world’s fastest city traffic
Green light for Porsche 911 GT3 Cup in the world’s fastest city traffic
Written By: Porsche AG

They are the craziest days of the year. When the Grand Prix circus descends on Monaco, the Principality on the Cote d’Azur is turned upside down. ...

Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland round 2 in Zandvoort Netherlands
Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland round 2 in Zandvoort Netherlands
Written By: Porsche AG

Round two of the Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland in Zandvoort delivered everything that makes racing gripping: a clear winner, non-stop two-way fights – and a spirited charge through the field like no other. Jeroen Bleekemolen ...

Porsche Takes on Nurburgring 24 with An Even More Efficient 911 GT3 R Hybrid
Porsche Takes on Nurburgring 24 with An Even More Efficient 911 GT3 R Hybrid
Written By: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

Porsche AG will enter the Nürburgring 24 hour race on June 25, 2011, with a more advanced version of the Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid. The priority for this latest edition was improvement of efficiency through the targeted optimization of hybrid components, which also resulted in a 20 percent weight red...

Porsche Announces Rennsport Reunion IV to be Held in October
Porsche Announces Rennsport Reunion IV to be Held in October
Written By: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

World's Largest Gathering of Porsche Race Cars and Drivers Seeks New Frontiers, Makes First Ever West Coast Appearance...

Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid to Race in The USA and China
Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid to Race in The USA and China
Written By: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

Porsche Announces 911 GT3 R Hybrid Racecar will run at the American Le Mans Series Finale Petit Le Mans October 2nd at Road Atlanta...

Video - 911 GT3 R Hybrid piloted by Formula 1 Nico Hülkenberg Makes Successful Nordschleife Debut
Video - 911 GT3 R Hybrid piloted by Formula 1 Nico Hülkenberg Makes Successful Nordschleife Debut
Written By: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

The Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid has passed its most unusual task by now with flying colours in preparation for the Nurburgring 24...

Muscle Milk Porsche RS Spyder Regains Sebring Glory,Alex Job Racing Porsche GT3 Cup Cars Sweep GT Ch
Muscle Milk Porsche RS Spyder Regains Sebring Glory,Alex Job Racing Porsche GT3 Cup Cars Sweep GT Ch
Written By: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

The Porsche RS Spyder, which scored Porsche’s most recent overall win at Sebring International Raceway...

Video -  Graf Second in LMP2 with Porsche RS Spyder; Leh Keen on Pole in GT2 Porsche
Video - Graf Second in LMP2 with Porsche RS Spyder; Leh Keen on Pole in GT2 Porsche
Written By: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

The expected shoot-out between Porsche, BMW, Ferrari and Corvette for the 58th running of the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring has already...

Six Porsche Factory Drivers to Challenge Americas Toughest Endurance Road Course
Six Porsche Factory Drivers to Challenge Americas Toughest Endurance Road Course
Written By: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

Forty-five Porsche race cars will contest three of the classes running the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, as well as the matched Porsche 911 GT3 Cup racers...

Video - Porsche Provides a Glimpse Into The Future -- Hybrid Sporting Performance
Video - Porsche Provides a Glimpse Into The Future -- Hybrid Sporting Performance
Written By: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

Porsche surprised car enthusiasts and automotive journalists around the world recently by unveiling not one but three new hybrids...

Video - Marc Lieb  Factory Driver and Engineer 911 GT3 R Hybrid
Video - Marc Lieb Factory Driver and Engineer 911 GT3 R Hybrid
Written By: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

Marc Lieb Porsche Factory Driver and Engineer discuses the technology behind the 911 GT3 R Hybrid...

Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Race Car Stronger Wider Faster
Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Race Car Stronger Wider Faster
Written By: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

Stronger, wider, faster – Porsche’s new 911 GT3 Cup car is the latest-edition of the world’s best-selling and most successful production-based race car of more than 1,400 units. It will be introduced at the Frankfurt Motor Show September 17-27, 2009, alongside the previously-announced 2010 911 Turbo...

Porsche 911 GT3 R - New Racing Version for International GT Sport
Porsche 911 GT3 R - New Racing Version for International GT Sport
Written By: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

Stuttgart – November 19 -- Following the Porsche 911 GT3 Cup, Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, is entering yet another racing car in the 2010 motorsport season: The 911 GT3 R will be raced in series based on the international FIA GT3 regulations, succeeding the 911 GT3 Cup S. The main focus i...

New Lightweight Battery Option for The Porsche 911 GT3, 911 GT3 RS and Boxster Spyder
New Lightweight Battery Option for The Porsche 911 GT3, 911 GT3 RS and Boxster Spyder
Written By: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

ATLANTA, Nov. 23, 2009 – Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, is the first car maker in the world to offer a starter battery with lithium-ion technology. Weighing less than 13 lb or 6 kg, the new battery is more than 22 lb or 10 kg lighter than a conventional 60 Ah lead battery....

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