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Best Porsche 911 GT3 R tackles Kyalami nine-hour race from fifth on the grid

The Porsche customer teams have secured solid starting positions in the qualifying for the nine-hour race in Kyalami. The 911 GT3 R fielded by GPX Racing takes up the final round of the Intercontinental GT Challenge season from the fifth grid spot. In Friday’s Pole Shootout, works driver Matt Campbell turned his flying lap on … Continue reading

Harri Jones breaks Sandown lap record in Porsche PAYCE & Michelin Cup qualifying

The inaugural Porsche PAYCE and Michelin Cup saw Sandown International Raceway host the return of Porsche 911 GT3 Gen 1 and Gen 2 Cup cars to a Victorian race track after a 10 month forced season break. Sonic Motor Racing’s Michael Almond and Porsche Centre Melbourne’s Nick McBride set the early pace in Friday’s first … Continue reading

Porsche starts the WEC finale in Bahrain from pole position

The Porsche GT Team has secured a very strong starting position in the qualifying for the final round of the FIA World Endurance Championship WEC in Bahrain: The two ca. 515 hp Porsche 911 RSR take up the eight-hour race on Saturday from pole position and the second grid row of the GTE Pro category. … Continue reading

‘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

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