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Wins and titles for Porsche Motorsport in 2019

With many major wins in 2019, Porsche has added another chapter to its tradition-steeped history. The world champion title in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), the title in the North American IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, victory in the overall classification of the fiercely-contested Intercontinental GT Challenge and, last but not least, the successful debut … Continue reading

2019 Porsche Supercup season review

Thanks to a close fight for the championship title, the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup again offered gripping motor racing in its 27th season. Michael Ammermüller (BWT Lechner Racing) had to wait until the final round of the international one-make cup in Mexico City to clinch his third championship title in a row. The German is … Continue reading

Season 11 of Porsche Sprint Challenge Middle East starts in lively fashion in Sakhir

Bahrain International Circuit played host to the opening round of Porsche Sprint Challenge Middle East Season 11, with 13 drivers from nine different countries taking part in three races across the weekend. Serving as the official support race to the FIA World Endurance Championship, the opening round was one of the most exhilarating in the … Continue reading

Porsche customer team Project 1 celebrates first win of the FIA WEC season

Porsche has concluded the 2019 year with another victory in the FIA World Endurance Championship. At the eight-hour race in Sakhir (Bahrain), the American Ben Keating and his two Dutchmen teammates Larry ten Voorde and Jeroen Bleekemolen won the GTE-Am class in their No. 57 Porsche 911 RSR. After claiming pole position, the Project 1 … Continue reading

Porsche secures double pole at the last FIA WEC race of the year

Porsche has scored the perfect qualifying result for round four of the FIA World Endurance Championship in Sakhir (Bahrain). Gianmaria Bruni (Italy) and Richard Lietz (Austria) claimed pole position in the No. 91 Porsche 911 RSR. The reigning world champions Michael Christensen (Denmark) and Kévin Estre (France) take up the race in the ca. 515-hp … Continue reading

Porsche tackles last race of the FIA WEC year as championship leaders

Porsche intends to conclude its extremely successful 2019 motorsport season with another highlight at the eight-hour race of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) in Bahrain on 14 December. The sports car manufacturer from Stuttgart holds a convincing lead in the world championship after the new Porsche 911 RSR claimed a one-two at Silverstone (Great … Continue reading

Porsche Celebrates IMSA 50th Anniversary with Record Results

2019 marked the 50th anniversary of the International Motor Sport Association (IMSA). It is appropriate that Porsche, the only manufacturer to participate in every IMSA sports car race, played a significant role in the celebratory season. Both on track and off, the German marque set itself apart as a leader in the world of Motorsport. … Continue reading

GPX Racing dominates and accomplishes its mission at Kyalami

Four months after its sensational victory in the 24 Hours of Spa, GPX Racing returned to the track in the final round of the Intercontinental GT Challenge, the Kyalami 9 Hour. Its aim was to help Porsche win this prestigious GT3 Championship that enjoys incontestable international renown as the five events take place on the … Continue reading

After Record-Breaking Year, De Angelis Hopes to Continue Trend of Previous Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Champions

Following a busy IMSA season that consisted of two season-long championships plus a podium finish at the prestigious Rolex 24 At Daytona in January, one would think Roman De Angelis earned some time to relax. But it’s that success that had the 18-year-old racing once again just two weekends ago. After scoring 22 wins in … Continue reading

Porsche claims Intercontinental GT Challenge manufacturers’ and drivers’ titles with win in South Africa

Porsche has won the manufacturers’ title for the first time in the Intercontinental GT Challenge. At the final round of the world’s most important championship for GT3 vehicles in Kyalami (South Africa), the Porsche 911 GT3 R fielded by Frikadelli Racing drove to victory. In a chaotic nine-hour race, works driver Nick Tandy (Great Britain) … Continue reading