Friday, October 31, 2014

Porsche 919 Hybrid: Dress Rehearsal for Le Mans

Porsche 919 Hybrid: Dress Rehearsal for Le Mans

The six-hour race in Spa-Francorchamps on May 3rd is only the second event for the new Porsche Team with the highly complex Porsche 919 Hybrid. But, at the same time, it is the last race before the season’s highlight at Le Mans on June 14th/15th. The challenging Spa-Francorchamps circuit in the Belgian Ardennes has several […]

OFFICIAL: Boxster GTS & Cayman GTS

OFFICIAL: Boxster GTS & Cayman GTS

Porsche Introduces two new top models in the mid-engine lineup: Boxster GTS and Cayman GTS The two most powerful and fastest mid-engine sports models from Porsche are ready and raring to go: with uprated engines and excellent PASM chassis the Boxster GTS and Cayman GTS set new benchmarks for sportiness in their segment. The independent […]

Porsche Replacing Engines in the 911 GT3

Porsche Replacing Engines in the 911 GT3

After numerous weeks of uncertainty, Porsche has come up with a solution to the issue regarding the new 991 Series GT3: Replace the engine. This is the corrective action derived from intensive internal analyses that were initiated in response to two engine fires. Recently, its latest high-priced sports car, the 911 GT3, was recalled due to risk […]

Porsche Captures Both GT Classes in Classic Sebring Win

Porsche Captures Both GT Classes in Classic Sebring Win

Tudor United SportsCar Championship, Round 2: 12 Hours of Sebring, USA Factory drivers Patrick Long (USA), Michael Christensen (Denmark) and Joerg Bergmeister (Germany) have won the 62nd Annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring GT Le Mans (GTLM) class in the No. 912 Porsche North America Porsche 911 RSR. The victory gives the new Porsche […]

Porsche Unveils 919 Livery For 2014 LeMans

Porsche Unveils 919 Livery For 2014 LeMans

At the Geneva International Motor Show, the new Porsche 919 Hybrid is celebrating its world premiere for the top category of the 2014 World Endurance Championships (WEC). The innovative hybrid prototype will be joined by the Porsche 911 RSR at the Porsche exhibition area in Geneva as well as at all eight races of the […]

The World’s Very first Porsche Design – The Return of the “P1”

The World’s Very first Porsche Design – The Return of the “P1”

World premiere on the fifth anniversary of the Porsche Museum Since the construction of the first sportscar to bear the Porsche name – the Type 356 from 1948 – Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG has been regarded as the world’s leading sportscar manufacturer. Yet the company’s history dates back to a much earlier period: […]

Porsche Opens Season With Daytona Win

Porsche Opens Season With Daytona Win

Tudor United SportsCar Championship, round 1: 24 Hours of Daytona/USA Porsche has taken off into the 2014 racing season with a victory at the prestigious 24 Hours of Daytona. Porsche factory pilots Richard Lietz (Austria), Nick Tandy (Great Britain) and Patrick Pilet (France) won the highly-competitive GTLM class of the sports car classic in Florida […]

Porsche 911 RSR Tackles New Season From First Grid Row

Porsche 911 RSR Tackles New Season From First Grid Row

Tudor United SportsCar Championship, round 1, 24 Hours of Daytona/USA At the 24 Hours of Daytona, the Porsche 911 RSR fielded by the Porsche North America works team tackles the highly-competitive GTLM class from the first grid row on Saturday. For the inaugural race of the new Tudor United SportsCar Championship on the Daytona International […]

Front Row Start for Rum Bum Racing at Daytona

Front Row Start for Rum Bum Racing at Daytona

They say that being lucky can be better than being good, but as Rum Bum Racing showed on Thursday at Daytona International Speedway, being well-prepared can sometimes trump both. Having the car prepared well in advance of the session, the championship team was first in the qualifying line and ready to go as the 2014 […]

VIDEO: 1949 Gmund Coupe With Jerry Seinfield & Jay Leno

VIDEO: 1949 Gmund Coupe With Jerry Seinfield & Jay Leno

By now most of us have heard about Jerry Seinfield’s web series called “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.” Its a show where Seinfeld talks about cars with other celebrities while having coffee. The series is posted to Youtube by Crackle, a unit of Sony Pictures Television, which programs Hollywood movies, TV shows and original series […]

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