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Golden Anniversary: 2018 Marks 50 Years Since First Porsche Overall Daytona Win

2018 is a memorable year for Porsche as it marks the 50th anniversary of the German brand’s first overall 24-hour race victory at Daytona International Speedway. The 1968 win came at the hands of Vic Elford, from Great Britain but today living in Florida, Jochen Neerpasch (Germany), Rolf Stommelen (Germany), Jo Siffert (Switzerland) and Hans … Continue reading

Test Concluded: Porsche GT Team and Customer Efforts Close Rolex 24 Test

Official pre-season testing for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship has completed at Daytona International Speedway. A pair of Porsche 911 RSRs fielded by the “works” Porsche GT Team and three Porsche 911 GT3 R customer cars ran six sessions over the course of three days in preparation

Ready to Roar: Porsche GT Team Returns to Daytona for Rolex 24 Test

The Roar Before the Rolex 24 is the first true opportunity of the new season for the Porsche GT Team to compare themselves to other programs in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship GT Le Mans (GTLM) class. The January 5 – 7 test session at Daytona International Speedway (DIS) mandates

Robert Renauer and Mathieu Jaminet Complete Wright Motorsports Rolex 24 Lineup

Wright Motorsports has confirmed the addition of German standout, Robert Renauer (Jedenhofen, Germany) Porsche Young Professional, Mathieu Jaminet (Woippy, France) for the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona. The two will join the full-season driver

Alex Job Racing to Cease Pro Racing Operations, Focus on Historics

After 28 seasons,Alex Job Racing will cease its professional racing operations and focus on its historic restoration and competition business. Alex Job Racing has been one of the most successful teams in sports car racing with over

Four Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Champions Team Up To Drive to Stirring Rolex 24 Victory

Carlos de Quesada surprised a room full of fellow competitors, team members, officials, family and friends in October 2016 when he announced at the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama awards ceremony at Road Atlanta that his team, Alegra Motorsports, would field a GT Daytona