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Video: Gunnar Jeanette Flogs A Gulf Porsche 908/3 At Laguna Seca

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Have you seen enough Monterey Motorsport Reunion onboard videos yet? We've already shown you some onboards from Patrick Long, Leh Keen, and Bruce Canepa, so how about Gunnar Jeanette driving the Revs Institute's Gulf-liveried Porsche 908/3? The track doesn't change from those other videos we've shown, but the surrounding cars do, and the shift …

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How Long Will Porsche Continue To Race The 919 In The WEC?

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To many of you it might be a given that the Porsche 919 LMP1 would continue to race next year and beyond, but that wasn't necessarily the case. The 919 program itself is hugely expensive, employing some 230 people. More importantly, and as Matthias Müller, Chairman of the Executive Board of Porsche AG, said: “Motorsport is an important part of …

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Video: Bruce Canepa Dominates The Field In His Porsche 935

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Bruce Canepa doesn't do things in half measures. If he's going at it, he's going whole hog. That's true in his restoration business, and that's true in his fanatical style of vintage racing. He was on an absolute flyer in this session, and I'm so glad that it was all on video. This is masterfully produced, by the way, as the commentary is even …

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Porsche’s Pictures And Results From Virginia International Raceway

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Porsche has scored their third GTLM win in a row following the Oak Tree Grand Prix at VIR Sunday afternoon. It was a valiant fight by Nick Tandy and Patrick Pilet in their Porsche 911 RSR, and they made their salary worth the cost this weekend. With their third victory in a row, Porsche has now moved into first in the team's standings for the …

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Watch Leh Keen take a Porsche 934.5 on a memorable passing spree during the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

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Earlier today we watched as Patrick Long showed us how technique and driving skill can overcome huge horsepower deficits. Now, we get to watch as Leh Keen puts on a passing clinic in this 1977 Porsche 934.5. Out of the gates you can see that Leh has a power advantage over some of the others on the track. However, after a clutch problem sidelines …

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Patrick Long Demonstrates How Technique Is More Important Than Horsepower

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One of the best parts of visiting last weekend's Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion is getting the chance to see so many rare, historic and frighteningly expensive Porsches on the track, battling hard. Porsche factory drive Patrick Long was asked by the owner of a 1975 Porsche 3.0 Carrera RSR to pilot the Porsche during one of the races. …

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Porsche’s Results and Pictures From Round 7 Of the USCC At Elkhart Lake

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Round 7 of the Tudor United Sports Car Championship in in the history books and with their results, Porsche now leads hotly-contested North American sports car championship. Keeping Porsche's winning streak alive (this is the team's 3rd straight win), Le Mans winner Nick Tandy and Patrick Pilet won the GTLM class, repeating their recent feat at …

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New Calendar and Title Sponsor For 2016 United Sports Car Championship Announced

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This weekend, before the start of Round 7 of the Tudor United Sports Car Championship, the 2016 race calendar was announced. That's it below. However, what followed, was much bigger news. Starting in 2016, the series will be called WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Marking a change in title sponsors and adding a new race to the calendar as …

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What Makes The Perfect Pit Stop For Porsche’s 919 Team?

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Pit Stops are perhaps the most important, and most overlooked aspect of racing. Getting the Porsche 919 in and out of the pits in a timely fashion can make or break an entire race for the team. 2015 Le Mans champion, Earl Bamber, joins the rest of the Porsche LMP1 team in the video below to talk through the art of what makes a perfect pitstop. …

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Here’s What All The Buttons On The Porsche 911 RSR Control

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One thing that is constantly viewed by people, but very rarely talked about, is the steering wheel and the ergonomics of a racecar. Ergonomics and driver comfort are disciplines that are constantly evolving. In the 10-years I've been racing professionally, I have seen massive changes in steering wheel layouts, as well as instrument panels, inside …

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