Pirelli will again be present at the Oldtimer Grand Prix at the Nurburgring as sponsor of the Porsche Classic event this weekend: a chance to showcase its long and close relationship with the famous German sportscar marque.
The Oldtimer Grand Prix is one of the most popular vintage car racing events in the world, taking place at one of motorsport’s most historic circuits. It offers a rare chance to see a huge variety classic machinery in action on the legendary 20-kilometre Nordschleife – nicknamed “The Green Hell” – as well the modern GP circuit.
The Porsche Classic exhibit will focus on celebrating 70 years of Porsche sports cars, with models from the Porsche Museum to span an illustrious history that began with the production of the first 356 in 1948. There will also be a commemoration of 30 years of the Porsche 964: a reinvention of the trademark 911 introduced in 1988, with the well-known shape but 85 per cent new parts and several notable innovations.
Many of the cars on display – both classic and modern – will be fitted with Pirelli tyres.