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FALKEN Motorsports

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Falken opts for VLN9 outing with Porsche factory pairing

Falken has opted to contest VLN9 after securing the services of Porsche factory pairing Sven Müller and Patrick Pilet for the final round of the series. Falken had originally planned VLN8 to be its final outing for its Porsche 911 and BMW M6 but the opportunity to test 2020 set ups with the works drivers … Continue reading

Porsche aims to defend its title in the Eifel with the new 911 GT3 R

The Porsche customer team Manthey-Racing tackles the 24-hour race on the Nürburgring on 22/23 June as the title defenders. After last year’s victory with the Porsche works drivers Richard Lietz (Austria), Patrick Pilet, Frédéric Makowiecki (both France) and Nick Tandy (Great Britain), the experienced squad from Meuspath are now aiming for the seventh overall victory. … Continue reading

Bernhard tests Falken Porsche ahead of VLN2

Ongoing preparations for Falken’s Nürburgring 24 Hours will see the tyre manufacturer draft in five-time winner Timo Bernhard to test the team’s new-for-2019 Porsche 991.2 this Friday. With all of Falken’s rosta of Porsche drivers racing at clashing events this weekend, including Carrera Cup Asia, Blancpain GT Series, Intercontinental GT Series and European Le Mans … Continue reading

Falken Motorsports starts the 2019 racing season with a new Porsche

Falken Motorsports is starting the 2019 racing season with a new Porsche 911 GT3 R, which will be used alongside the proven BMW M6 GT3 at the Nürburgring. With the racing cars from two premium car manufacturers, the Japanese tyre brand is continuing its successful 20-year commitment to motorsports on the Nordschleife. The new generation … Continue reading

Falken Motorsports enters its Porsche in a further four VLN endurance races

Falken Motorsports has confirmed it will enter its Porsche in a further four of the seven remaining VLN races in the 2018 season. After Falken’s Porsche finished the Nürburgring 24 Hours Race in the top 20 last month, the drivers have now set their sights on achieving more success in the German endurance race series. … Continue reading

One-two lead for Porsche at Nürburgring 24-hour marathon

At the long distance classic in Germany’s Eifel region, the Porsche 911 GT3 R racers have made a good start. Start driver Kévin Estre in the Porsche 911 GT3 R (No. 911) fielded by Manthey-Racing managed to defend the pole and now leads the field after three hours. The #44 sister car campaigned by Falken … Continue reading

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