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DTM second place finish for Felipe Fraga in Portimão

Brazilian Felipe Fraga in the Red Bull AF Corse-run 488 GT3 Evo 2020 took a second place finish in today’s DTM race in Portimão. Sébastien Loeb finished his weekend with an 18th place finish. Overtaking. The race proved more linear than yesterday’s and produced a tough battle amongst the leading positions with the frontrunners churning … Continue reading

A disappointing DTM race 1 at Portimão for AF Corse Red Bull AlphaTauri

A complicated debut for the Ferraris involved in the first round of the DTM at Portimão, which ended with a sixteenth place for Sébastien Loeb and the retirement of Felipe Fraga. The race was held under a blazing sun that quickly raised asphalt temperatures, reaching 41°C by the end of the sixty minutes of racing, in a … Continue reading

AF Corse Red Bull AlphaTauri ready for the start of the 2022 DTM season

AF Corse Red Bull AlphaTauri are ready to start the 2022 DTM championship season at Portimão this weekend. Driving the two Ferrari 488 GT3 Evo 2020s cars will be Felipe Fraga and Sébastien Loeb. Today will be free practice day, with qualifying on Saturday which is followed later in the day of the first race … Continue reading

SSR Performance Porsche with first fastest time in DTM

First fastest time for SSR Performance Porsche in DTM: Norwegian Dennis Olsen ended up as the fastest driver on the second day of the second official DTM test at  Portimão. With the Porsche 911 run by the Munich-based SSR Performance team, Olsen completed his fastest lap of the 4.563 kilometres long Formula 1 track on … Continue reading

Ferrari and Porsche looking for DTM glory

The spectacular entry by record world rally champion Sébastien Loeb, the comeback by three-time champion René Rast, the historic entry by Porsche – DTM is writing many spectacular stories during its season opener at the Portuguese Formula 1 track of Portimão this weekend (29 April till 1 May). The 2021 season, the first year with … Continue reading

Two race victories underpin positive weekend for Iron Lynx

This weekend, Italian racing team, Iron Lynx, successfully kickstarted its Ferrari Challenge (FC) and GT World Challenge Europe (GTWC) championships, with two victories for Doriane Pin in the Ferrari Challenge, and consistent points finishes from the Iron Lynx cars at Imola, building a strong foundation for the season ahead. In Portimão, it was Iron Dame, … Continue reading

Ferrari Challenge Europe to start 2022 season at Portimao

The thirtieth season of the Ferrari Challenge Europe Trofeo Pirelli kicks off this weekend at the Portimão circuit in Portugal, where forty-six 488 Challenge Evo cars will compete in the first race of the year in the European Prancing Horse one-make series. Chasing titles. After the success of Michelle Gatting (Iron Lynx), the first female … Continue reading

Second FIAWEC pole position in a row for Porsche

Porsche tackles round two of the FIA World Endurance Championship WEC in Portugal from the front row of the GTE-Pro-class grid. At the debut of the WEC on the 4.684-kilometre Autódromo Internacional do Algarve, works driver Kévin Estre turned the fastest lap with the ca. 515 PS Porsche 911 RSR in 1:37.986 minutes. With this, … Continue reading

Porsche aims to defend its lead in the world championship in the Algarve

The Porsche works team travels to the second round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) leading the points. Since the upcoming eight-hour race in Portimão on 13 June is new on the series’ calendar, teams and drivers face special challenges. The Porsche GT Team has prepared intensively for the upcoming task in Portugal’s Algarve … Continue reading

Matteo Cairoli aims to complete a perfect week as the FIA WEC heads to Portimão

Still celebrating an epic victory at the 24H Nürburgring last Sunday, Matteo Cairoli is now set for the 8 Hours of Portimão sharing driving duties in the Team Project 1 Porsche 911 RSR with team-mates Riccardo Pera and Egidio Perfetti. The Algarve race marks this weekend – 11/13 June – the second round of the FIA WEC Championship season where the Italian racing driver aims to bounce back following a … Continue reading