Going into the 24 Hours of the Nürburgring, Porsche had to have been cautiously optimistic. There were a total of eight 911 GT3 Rs taking the green flag for the endurance race from some of the most effective customer teams in the world stacked with some of the greatest driver lineups. To get to the end of the race with six of those cars failing to …Continue to the full article
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Porsche Takes A Strong 1-2 Victory In Nürburgring Six-Hour
Every year, ahead of the massively anticipated Nürburgring 24 hour race, the track plays host to a much shorter 6-hour race which will effectively set the grid for the 24. Yes, that's right, it's technically a 6-hour qualifying session. But you know what? Porsche won qualifying in a really big way. Frikadelli Racing took the qualifying race victory …Continue to the full article
996 GT3 RS(R) Bellows Around Monza, Paul Ricard, and the ‘Ring!
Thanks to 19Bozzy92 for the great footage and deep digging. This interesting hodgepodge of parts started life as a 996 GT3 RS. Not the road-legal version, but the kind which was unveiled in 2001 to race in the FIA GT2 class. An upgraded version of the 1999-2000 Porsche 996 GT3 R, this RS sported a 3.6-liter with a restricted 420-435 hp which it …Continue to the full article
Porsche’s Pictures And Results From The Nürburgring 24
Despite having won this race eleven times prior, Porsche has not won the Nürburgring 24 hour race since 2011. Since that time, it's been a dominant showing from two other German brands, Audi and Mercedes Benz. Porsche's GT3R has had good showings in recent years, but has fallen to poor luck. It looked, early on, to be much the same this year. …Continue to the full article
Porsche’s Results & Pictures from the Nürburgring 24-hour race
This year's Nürburgring 24-hour race saw 160 race cars piloted by 600+ drivers take the green flag at the 45th edition of the race. Of the 160 cars that started the race, 44 of them were Porsches. A record number for our favorite marque. While the best 911 GT3 R finished in 6th position overall, Porsche customer teams managed to secure 6 different …Continue to the full article
This Video is Obviously Fake. Testicles That Big Couldn’t Possibly Fit Inside A Porsche!
That was the comment from one YouTube user after watching the video below featuring Peter Dumbreck in Falken's 911 GT3 R during the recent Nürburgring 24 Hour race. Reminiscent of Leh Keen's "Rain Dance" during the 2013 race, Dumbreck's Porsche, clad with Falken tires presumably, just seems to push ever ahead making pass after pass despite what …Continue to the full article
This is What it looks and sounds like when a Porsche Race Car Crashes In front of you.
Any 24-hour sports car race is bound to have its share of accidents and incidents. However, last week's Nürburgring 24 Hour race was especially chaotic due to the rain, hail and resulting icy conditions on the track. Interestingly, the crash you're about to see happened while the track was …Continue to the full article
Porsche’s Pictures, Video, And Results From The 24 Hours Of The Nurburgring
This weekend there was a lot of important racing going on. I'm sure if you follow motorsport, you probably knew about the Monaco Grand Prix, the Indianapolis 500, or NASCAR's Coca Cola 600. Unless you were really paying attention, one of the coolest races of the year might have slid under your radar in the shadow of those Memorial Day Weekend …Continue to the full article
FALKEN To Continue Racing With Porsche
When Team Falken Tire announced their departure from the then Tudor United Sports Car Championship many long time fans were heartbroken. Not only were we losing the only customer team to run a 911 RSR and a pair of exceptional drivers (Bryan Sellers and Wolf Henzler), we were also losing one of our favorite liveries. While it was known in some …Continue to the full article
This Is The All New 911 GT3 R
Lighter, more economical, faster: the new 911 GT3 R from Porsche AG on Vimeo. Today at the Nurburgring, ahead of the 2015 running of the 24 Hour sports car race there, Porsche brought a future competitor out to show to the world. The brand-new, hotly-anticipated, 991-generation GT3 R. The GT3 R is homologated compliant to the FIA GT3 …Continue to the full article