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Porsche and Michelin announce new-look 2019 Junior Programme

Tyre prizes, entry fees and a trip to Germany… young Australian-based Porsche drivers will this season race for a substantial $300,000 prize pool as part of a new-look Porsche Michelin Junior Programme Australia in 2019. Porsche Cars Australia and Michelin Australia have again partnered to deliver one of Australia’s most comprehensive and successful driver development … Continue reading

Porsche Holds Unprecedented Spot with IMSA and Sebring

In 50 years of International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) history, Porsche stands as the only manufacturer to enter every sports car race under the Florida-based sanctioning body’s banner. Longevity alone could account for the marque’s place at the top of all the major record columns for auto manufacturers. However, “just being there” isn’t what Porsche … Continue reading

GMG Returns: Longtime Porsche Customer Returns to 911 GT3 R for GT World Challenge America

Continuing a two-decade relationship with the Blancpain GT World Challenge (formerly known as Pirelli World Challenge), Global Motorsports Group (GMG) will return to the series with a Porsche 911 GT3 R in 2019. Team principal/driver James Sofronas (Villa Park, California) will team with Brent Holden (Newport Beach, California) in the GT3 entry. Sharing the new-for-2019 … Continue reading

Alegra Brings Two: Porsche Stalwart To Run Pair of 911 GT3 R in GT World Challenge America

Alegra Motorsports announced a two-car program that will field the newest generation Porsche 911 GT3 R in the 2019 Blancpain GT World Challenge America (formerly known as Pirelli World Challenge) season. One of the 500 hp machines will contest the Pro class with former Porsche factory drivers Wolf Henzler (Germany) and Marco Holzer (Germany). The … Continue reading

Team Carrera Cup Asia collects a Bathurst 12 Hour class podium

The Team Carrera Cup Asia’s #23 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup enjoyed a positive return to the Bathurst 12 Hour, with drivers Van der Drift, Hamprecht, Jinlong and Tresidder qualifying in second around the 3.861-mile circuit. The squad lost laps early on but each of the four Porsche Carrera Cup Asia talents showed race-winning pace behind the … Continue reading

Porsche takes Intercontinental GT Challenge victory in the Bathurst 12 Hour

Porsche claimed a thrilling victory in Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli’s season opener at the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour earlier today courtesy of Earl Bamber Motorsport’s Matt Campbell, Dirk Werner and Dennis Olsen. Aston Martin finished second overall but it was Mercedes-AMG that completed the Intercontinental GT Challenge podium following a nail-biting fight between … Continue reading

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