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‘Awesome Good’ Lap Puts Kingsley on Pole for First St. Pete Race in Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA

Jeff Kingsley warned how difficult the tight Grand Prix of St. Petersburg street course is heading into the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama weekend, but the series points leader made it look easy in qualifying for the first of two races. Kingsley strung together three successively faster laps early in the 15-minute session … Continue reading

Best Porsche 911 GT3 R starts 24 Hours of Spa from position six

Porsche customer teams have secured solid starting positions for the 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps. In the Super Pole, a shootout over two flying laps of the 20 fastest cars from the qualifying, the Porsche Young Professional Thomas Preining was fastest at the wheel of a 911 GT3 R. The 22-year-old Austrian lapped the 7.004-kilometre Ardennes … Continue reading

Seven Porsche 911 GT3 R qualify for the Super Pole at Spa

Porsche’s customer teams showed excellent form during qualifying for the 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps. At the rainy session in Belgium, seven 911 GT3 R made it into the Super Pole. The 20 fastest vehicles from today’s qualification will take part in Friday’s final shootout for the top grid spots, which begins at 6:20 pm (CEST). … Continue reading

Porsche heads into “Petit Le Mans” from positions four and six

The ninth round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship run over ten hours is called “Petit Le Mans“. The Porsche GT Team has secured grid positions four and six in the GTLM category. Belgium’s Laurens Vanthoor lapped the 4.088-kilometre Road Atlanta circuit in the No. 912 Porsche 911 RSR in 1:15.657 minutes. His works driver … Continue reading

Dickinson Rolls to Pole Position in Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA Qualifying at Road Atlanta

For the third straight event, Riley Dickinson led Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama qualifying and will start from the pole position in the first of three races this weekend at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta. Dickinson posted a lap of 1 minute, 23.427 seconds (109.604 mph) in the No. 53 Moorespeed Porsche 991 to … Continue reading

Disappointing final qualifying for Porsche at the Nürburgring

Porsche has made it into the new Top Qualifying for the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring, which is limited to 30 vehicles, with all seven customer-run 911 GT3 R racers. In the first heat of the two-part final qualifying session, Dennis Olsen achieved second in the individual time trial with the 500+hp 911 fielded by … Continue reading