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Timo Bernhard

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KCMG competitive but unfortunate at the Nürburgring 24 Hours

KC Motorgroup Ltd. (KCMG) fought for a podium finish at the 2020 Nürburgring 24 Hours in its first attempt with Porsche, but unfortunate incidents prevented a stronger result. Following a late change in the line-up of the #18 Porsche 911 GT3 R, a COVID-19 precaution from Porsche, Earl Bamber, Timo Bernhard and Jörg Bergmeister partnered … Continue reading

KCMG driver update for the Nürburgring 24 Hours

After positive COVID-19 tests came back from within Manthey Racing, KC Motorgroup Ltd. (KCMG) drivers for the 2020 Nürburgring 24 Hours Romain Dumas, Patrick Pilet and Richard Lietz were withdrawn from the race by Porsche as a precaution. Taking their places in the #18 Porsche 911 GT3 R will be Earl Bamber, Timo Bernhard and … Continue reading

From simple steering wheel to multifunctional control centre in just 20 years

Top-class motor racing as the driving force behind technical developments – following this maxim, Porsche has taken on the enormous challenges of racing series around the world for decades. “The extreme demands we face on the racetrack very quickly highlight any weak points and encourage engineers to look for new and better solutions,” said Ferdinand … Continue reading

Simona De Silvestro: “Really looking forward to ADAC GT Masters”

Swiss driver Simona De Silvestro (31) is considered to be one of the world’s best female racing drivers. She has already raced in the Indy 500 and had a taste of Formula 1. She is set to compete in the ADAC GT Masters for the first time this year and intends to put her stamp … Continue reading

Timo Bernhard: “It’s time to take the next step”

Timo Bernhard (38, GER) has helped shape the sports car scene as a driver for some 20 years, achieving enormous success wherever he competed – in the 24-hour at the Nürburgring, in the ALMS, at Le Mans and in the FIA World Endurance Championship, the WEC – he triumphed everywhere. Since 2016, he has also … Continue reading

Porsche tackles the 24 Hours of Spa from the front grid row

The best-placed Porsche 911 GT3 R takes up the 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps from the first grid row. In the gripping and hotly-contested Super Pole, in which only the top twenty qualifiers were eligible, just one driver per car was permitted to take part. In the hunt for the best time, Laurens Vanthoor turned an … Continue reading

Bernhard tests Falken Porsche ahead of VLN2

Ongoing preparations for Falken’s Nürburgring 24 Hours will see the tyre manufacturer draft in five-time winner Timo Bernhard to test the team’s new-for-2019 Porsche 991.2 this Friday. With all of Falken’s rosta of Porsche drivers racing at clashing events this weekend, including Carrera Cup Asia, Blancpain GT Series, Intercontinental GT Series and European Le Mans … Continue reading

Veteran Racers – Romain Dumas, Timo Bernhard & Marc Lieb On Being Part Of The Porsche Family Video

Timo Bernhard, Romain Dumas & Marc Lieb have all achieved huge success on the sportscar scene with Porsche, including victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans aboard the manufacturer’s mighty 919 Hybrid. Mobil 1 The Grid caught up with the trio at the recent 24 Hours of Spa – which they contested in customer … Continue reading

Porsche Rennsport Reunion VI Honours History With Record-Breaking 81,000 Fans

Porsche passion fueled a record turnout of fans at Rennsport Reunion VI, the latest iteration of the world’s largest Porsche festival. The family reunion of historic race cars, legendary drivers and engineers, and Porsche owners and enthusiasts packed WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca near Monterey, California, for four days, Sept. 27-30. Race champions and contenders from … Continue reading

Record breaking Porsche 919 Evo meets its legendary predecessor 917/30

At its final huge public appearance on the “919 Tribute Tour”, the record breaking Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo meets a historic counterpart – the Porsche 917/30 from 1973. The two racing cars belong to the circle of stars at the “Porsche Rennsport Reunion VI” – the world`s biggest meeting of historic and current racing and … Continue reading