In just two weeks’ time the air round Donington Park will reverberate to the glorious sound of historic race car engines as more than 400 world-class competition cars dating from the 1920s to the early 2000s battle it out at the Donington Historic Festival. The all-access paddock will be scented with the unmistakable fragrance of … Continue reading → ...
Patrick Dussault is a talented young driver currently competing in Porsche GT3 Cup Platinum Canada. Following a successful open-wheel career that lead him to go race in England, Patrick has moved on to sports car racing. Dussault is very focused when it comes to racing and is excited to see what motorsports have in store for him. He is currently racing for Lauzon Autosports. RNW Chief Editor, Charles Côté, recently talked with Patrick about his journey and what is to come in 2018.
Today, Tuesday, 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. As announced at the end of July 2017, Porsche plans to be among those … Continue reading → ...
The 66th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Presented by Advance Auto Parts scheduled for Saturday, March 17 features a 43-car IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship entry list. The field includes 16 Prototypes, nine GT Le Mans (GTLM) cars and 18 GT Daytona (GTD) entries. Notes: – This year’s Sebring field includes 39 drivers with one … Continue reading → ...
A new season starts for us, so once again we head to Silverstone for the Vintage Sports Car Club Pomeroy Tophy meeting. Our meeting point is the Silverstone Racing Club, where we have a quick coffee and bite to eat before collecting our photographer tabards. We then take a look around the paddock.
The most powerful naturally aspirated engine at 520 hp
The LMGTE Am class features three different brands among the nine entries, the number being a significant boost compared to previous seasons. The split is between Aston Martin (2), Ferrari (3) and Porsche (4).
Over the past three IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship seasons, Danish racer Christina Nielsen has finished second, first and first in the GT Daytona (GTD) championship standings.
IMSA Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama Gold Cup class champion Roman De Angelis has signed on to drive with Kelly-Moss Road and Race in the IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama series.
As the Rolex 24 At Daytona approaches and with last weekend’s Roar Before the Rolex 24 now in the books, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GT Le Mans (GTLM) class field has taken shape. Here’s a quick, team-by-team look at what’s in store for each entry in the world’s most competitive, factory-supported GT class:
With the arrival of 2018 comes a happy New Year packed with exciting automotive anniversaries. And, as tradition now dictates, many of these key motoring milestones will be celebrated in stunning style with mouth-watering displays and eye-catching track parades at the annual Silverstone Classic (20-22 July).
From 2019, a Porsche works team will compete in Formula E. As a result, the company will be ending its involvement in the LMP1 class of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at the end of the 2017 season.
Porsche has decided to support Porsche teams during all four rounds of the 2017 Intercontinental GT Challenge. After the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour, teams of the German sportscar manufacturer will also be competing in the Total 24 Hours of Spa, the Mazda Raceway California 8 Hours and the Sepang 12 Hours. One of its works drivers, Laurens Vanthoor, is the defending Intercontinental GT Challenge driver champion.
With a spark of momentum from their win, Heylen bridged a strong gap in his third place starting position and handed it off to Schein, who carried the No. 16 Porsche to the third place podium slot in Race Two. Heylen and Schein will head into Rounds 6 and 7 leading the championship points in the SprintX GT-Pro/Am category.