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Porsche aims for victory at the FIA WEC’s return to Sebring

Porsche tackles the first Sports Car World Endurance Championship WEC race at Sebring since 2012 as the points’ leader. After five of the season’s eight rounds, the works team with its two ca. 510 hp Porsche 911 RSR ranks first in the manufacturers’, drivers’ and team categories. Three customer squads field four other identical vehicle … 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

Bergmeister Thanks Father and Tires for Laguna Seca Podium Finish

When Jörg Bergmeister earned his first chance to drive a Porsche, he was handed one set of tires for the race weekend providing a memory best jogged by Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix Featuring America’s Tire 250. In 1994 Bergmeister arrived at the Nürburgring with his father to race a Porsche 964 Cup Car in … Continue reading

Double Le Mans winner Porsche travels to Silverstone

Silverstone hosts round three of the FIA World Sports Car Championship WEC on 19 August. After scoring a double victory at Le Mans, the Porsche GT Team travels to England leading the drivers’ and manufacturers’ classifications in the GTE-Pro class. A six-strong fleet of 510 hp Porsche 911 RSR will tackle the race on the … Continue reading

State of Gemütlichkeit: Park Place at Road America

Park Place Motorsports returns to Road America in full force with the No. 73 Porsche 911 GT3 R and No. 71 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup set for competition. Park Place Motorsports added the No. 73 to its lineup for Road America after a successful run at Watkins Glen International. The team finished sixth after forgoing … Continue reading

Park Place Motorsports returns to IMSA action at Road America

Team Principal Patrick Lindsey and Porsche Factory Driver Jörg Bergmeister have selected to run the Continental Tire Road Race Showcase at Road America Aug. 3-5. The sprint race is an addition to running the Super Season of the FIA World Endurance Championship and the Tequila Patron North American Endurance Championship. This will be the first … Continue reading