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Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland, Champion portrait Larry ten Voorde

Those who get to know Larry ten Voorde, appreciate his upbeat attitude. Thanks to his friendly demeanour, the savvy Dutchman became popular with fans, drivers and journalists in the paddock of the Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland. However, as soon as he climbs into his 485 hp Porsche 911 GT3 Cup, ten Voorde’s temperament changes. Courageous, … Continue reading

Speedy Bavarians: A portrait of ADAC GT Masters champions Michael Ammermüller and Christian Engelhart

Michael Ammermüller (34, GER) and Christian Engelhart (33, GER) got there in the end. A P4 finish in Sunday’s race was enough to hand the Porsche duo their first ever ADAC GT Masters championship title. Even more remarkable was the fact that they did so in the debut season of their team, SSR Performance, in … Continue reading

Larry ten Voorde: The fly-fishing Dutchman

Larry ten Voorde has had precious little time for hobbies lately. “Eight races within ten weeks – my fishing gear has probably gathered dust by now,” laughs the overall winner of the 2020 Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup. While racing drivers often seek an adrenaline rush in their spare time, the 23-year-old Dutchman takes a different … Continue reading

Michael Ammermüller: Porsche Supercup title defence with a newfound ease

To mess with his head – many of Michael Ammermüller’s rivals have tried to do this, but in vain. Even on the rare occasions when he is not the fastest on the track, the 32-year-old Bavarian from Rotthalmünster keeps his nerve and resolutely accumulates as many points as possible towards the championship. Patience, persistence and … Continue reading

Talented summiteer: Thomas Preining is the new Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland champion

Confident, professional, nerves of steel – these are the qualities needed to win titles. And these are the qualities that best describe the 20-year-old Austrian Thomas Preining. For his second season in the Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland, the Porsche Junior had a very clear goal in mind: to claim the crown. And the fit, dark-haired … Continue reading

Fast and steady wins the race: the cool champion Michael Ammermüller

To meet Michael Ammermüller away from the racetrack at his parents’ waste management company in the Bavarian town of Neuburg/Inn, one could hardly imagine that he is one of the fastest GT drivers on the racetracks of the world. With his frameless glasses and hair parted carefully to the side, the