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Absolute Racing’s Sathienthirakul and Hamprecht lead Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia Porsche podium sweep at Suzuka

Tanart Sathienthirakul and Philip Hamprecht led an Absolute Racing one-two and podium clean sweep for Porsche in this weekend’s first Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia race at Suzuka earlier today. The Thai-German duo crossed the line 6.2s ahead of team-mates Yuan Bo and Leo Ye Hongli, who held off Yuta Kamimura over the closing laps. … Continue reading

Porsche tackles Nürburgring 24-hours from third on the grid

The best Porsche customer team takes up the 24-hour classic on the Nürburgring from position three on the grid. At the Top Qualifying session, Laurens Vanthoor (Belgium) lapped the 25.378 kilometre racetrack in the No. 911 Porsche 911 GT3 R fielded by Manthey-Racing in 8:11.567 minutes. With this, he and his teammates Earl Bamber (New … Continue reading

Metni “Flying” on the Racetrack in Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA

“Teammate” isn’t the first word that comes to mind for most when describing their competitors in an athletic endeavor. But that’s exactly the term Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama driver Alan Metni uses when he talks about those who he has been racing against in similar Porsche 911 GT3 Cup race cars over … Continue reading

Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific customers look to add to Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia victory tally at Suzuka

Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific’s six customer entries in the third round of the Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia championship will aim to add to the number of Porsche 911 GT3 R wins this weekend at the Suzuka International Circuit. As the 2019 campaign reaches its halfway mark, teams’ standings leaders Absolute Racing has a new … Continue reading

Porsche prodigies establish thrilling Porsche Carrera Cup GB title battle

The Porsche Carrera Cup GB, the fastest single marque GT racing championship in the UK, arrives in Cheshire amid a fascinating title fight between Porsche prodigies new and old. 18-year-old Porsche GB 2018 / 2019 Junior Dan Harper (JTR) more than doubled his championship lead over 26-year-old title hopeful Lewis Plato (Motorbase Performance) following a … Continue reading

Motorbase Performance takes Porsche Carrera Cup GB Pro Class 1-2 on dramatic Croft weekend

Motorbase Performance celebrated a superb Pro Class 1-2 finish during a dramatic weekend of action on North Yorkshire’s Croft Circuit, propelling the Kent-based squad into the joint lead of the Porsche Carrera Cup GB championship standings (June 15/16).  Changeable weather conditions delivered high drama on-track throughout the third meeting of the year, with Motorbase-duo Lewis … Continue reading