Ever since the Night of Champions when Porsche "officially" names their factory drivers for the upcoming season we had a a pretty good idea of which driver would be driving what type of car. What we couldn't be quite certain of, however, was who would end-up working together to create the three-person teams that make up each squad of LMP1 919 …Continue to the full article
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Porsche Makes Surprise Announcement About Marc Lieb And Romain Dumas
Despite having just won the FIA World Endurance Drivers' Championship, neither Romain Dumas or Marc Lieb will return as part of Porsche's LMP1 program next year. In an announcement on Friday, Porsche said, "From the end of the season, Romain Dumas and Marc Lieb leave the LMP1-Team and their seats in the over 900 hp 919 Hybrid Le Mans prototypes to …Continue to the full article
Video: Is This Porsche’s Mid-Engined 911 RSR?
Earlier this year Porsche "unveiled" their replacement for the 911 RSR. However, conspiracy theorists quickly jumped on the reveal noting that Porsche failed to provide any technical details, profile pictures or the all important shots of the rear-end. Speculation was rampant and ran the gamut from the new RSR would be turbo-charged to the idea …Continue to the full article
First Look At The 2017 911 RSR
With the 2016 season only now picking up steam, Porsche is already giving us glimpses of their newest race car, the 2017 911 RSR. Many of Porsche's factory drivers spent time behind the wheel and participate in the testing and development. “It is definitely unusual to put several drivers behind the wheel at a rollout,” says Marco …Continue to the full article
Porsche Provides Details on Their Two Factory Teams to Race at Le Mans
Back in November of last year Porsche announced they would field two factory "works" teams at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2013. Today, they confirmed that previous announcement and provided further details on the two 911s and teams (#91 and #92) running in the GTE class as part of Porsche AG Team Manthey. Both teams will race in new 911 RSRs based …Continue to the full article
Why Can’t Porsche Factory Drivers Parallel Park?
Who says Porsche corporate doesn't have a sense of humor? In a break from the norm, and what we hope is but a hint of more to come, Porsche released a short video today poking fun at some of the best drivers to ever sit behind the wheel of a Porsche. As part of a promotional campaign supporting the 2013 Porsche Factory drivers, the …Continue to the full article