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Race debut for the new Porsche 911 GT3 R at the Daytona 24-hour classic

Porsche will tackle the 24 Hours of Daytona on 26/27 January fielding a pair of 911 RSR. As the most successful brand in the history of this venerable race, the sports car manufacturer from Weissach now aims to write another chapter in the success story at the season opener of this year’s IMSA SportsCar Championship. … Continue reading

Porsche Holds the Record for Most Rolex 24 Victories

Porsche is the most success manufacturer since the inception of the first Daytona Continental race in 1962, and the first 24 Hours of Daytona in 1966. Overall Wins. 22 (first in 1968; most recent in 2010) (Record) – Overall wins came in: 1968, 1970, 1971, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1978 – 1987, 1989, 1991, 2003, 2009, 2010 … Continue reading

Nick Boulle Joins Park Place Motorsports as Endurance Driver

Nick Boulle is turning laps in Park Place Motorsports’ new Porsche 911 GT3 R for testing at Daytona International Raceway as the official endurance driver for 2019. He brings years of experience on the world’s greatest endurance race courses including Le Mans, Spa Franchorchamp and Daytona. His greatest notoriety may be when he became the … Continue reading

Porsche Honours Hurley Haywood On 70th Birthday

Porsche congratulates one of its most decorated ambassadors, Hurley Haywood, on a shared anniversary: The five-time Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona winner turns 70 today, just a month before the 70thbirthday of the first Porsche sports car. Born in Chicago, Harris Hurley Haywood is the most accomplished American endurance racer of all time. With multiple … Continue reading

Kvamme Marries Passion for Motorsports, Business in New Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA Program

At the start of his sports car driving career, Mark Kvamme jumped right into the deep end. “The first time I ever did it was the 24 Hours of Daytona in 2014,” Kvamme said. “It was pretty crazy going around in the Porsche and seeing (Christian) Fittipaldi go by and (Graham) Rahal go by. I’m … Continue reading

Golden Vintage: Porsche 907 Celebrates 50th Anniversary Win at Sebring

1968 was a very good year for Porsche. The 907 conquered all comers at the 24 Hours of Daytona to open the racing season in early January. The official Porsche factory effort had swept the top-three spots there before traveling to Sebring, Florida where the cars took the top-two steps of the podium at Sebring … Continue reading

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