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24 Hours of Le Mans

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Porsche Celebrates 50th Anniversary of First Le Mans Win

A total of 19 overall victories, countless class successes and incredible emotions have linked Porsche with the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the world’s largest and most traditional motorsport event, for more than six decades. On 14 June 1970, Porsche achieved its first overall victory there with the 580 hp 917 KH sports car. 50 … Continue reading

Porsche congratulates motor racing legend Richard Attwood on his 80th birthday

Richard Attwood, one of the most successful works racing drivers of Porsche AG, celebrates his 80th birthday on 4 April 2020. 50 years ago, the British racing driver Attwood achieved the first overall victory for Porsche at the 24 Hours of Le Mans together with Hans Herrmann. Attwood developed a passion for motorsports at an … Continue reading

Porsche tackles endurance classic at Le Mans with top crews

The driver crews are set: Porsche goes trophy hunting in the GTE-Pro class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in mid-June with 12 drivers. Four Porsche 911 RSR (2019 model year) will be driven by successful Porsche works drivers and Young Professionals. Lining up on the grid are the current WEC world drivers’ champions … Continue reading

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

Porsche 2020 Motorsport Programme: Firm commitment to GT sport and Formula E

On the occasion of the Night of Champions motorsport gala at Weissach, Porsche reflected on its 2019 motor racing year. The past season was one of the most successful in the history of the company, with titles in three of the world’s most important GT racing series, many other victories in championships and individual events … Continue reading

Porsche congratulates engineering legends Norbert Singer and Hans Mezger on their milestone birthday

This year two essential personalities – “a ‘rock’ within the Company” – celebrate their milestone birthdays: On 16 November 2019 Nobert Singer, the former racing engineer at Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, will celebrate his 80th birthday. During his time at Porsche between 1970 and 2004, Singer took part in every overall victory at … Continue reading

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