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Porsche aims for fightback at Rolex
Jan24

Porsche aims for fightback at Rolex

Porsche’s new North American factory team kicked off in the best possible fashion in 2014 with victory at the Rolex 24 at Daytona. Fast forward 12 months and the Porsche pack finished qualifying with a disappointing result – the three Porsche 911 GT Le Mans machines filled the final three spots on the grid. 2014 winner Patrick Pilet remains upbeat about his team’s chances in the race today. If there is one thing for...

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Earl Bamber setting the GTLM pace
Jan11

Earl Bamber setting the GTLM pace

Prior to the start of the 2013 season, New Zealander Earl Bamber probably had little thought of competing at the Rolex 24 at Daytona. After a stellar junior career and displays of speed in high powered single seaters in A1 Grand Prix and Superleague Formula, Bamber was living in Asia making a living as a driver coach. A late invitation to contest the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia series led to championship success and an outing in the...

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Tandy knows his way around Road Atlanta
Oct03

Tandy knows his way around Road Atlanta

  After taking the Petit Le Mans victory at Road Atlanta last year, Nick Tandy continues to impress at the Georgian road course with pole position today for this weekend’s final round of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. The Brit outpaced Giancarlo Fisichella’s Ferrari and fellow Porsche runner and local resident, Bryan Sellers. Tandy will pair with Patrick Pilet (France) and German Jörg Bergmeister in the...

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First poles for Tandy & Fittipaldi
Oct03

First poles for Tandy & Fittipaldi

Porsche North America’s Nick Tandy and Action Express Racing’s Christian Fittipaldi scored their first pole positions in qualifying today for tomorrow’s Petit Le Mans – the 10 hour journey at Road Atlanta that will conclude the inaugural season of TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Remarkably, Tandy became the 11th GT Le Mans class pole winner in 11 races this year – highlighting the incredible...

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Trio of Porsches for Texas
Sep12

Trio of Porsches for Texas

The Porsche North America works team will field a third Porsche 911 RSR for the first time this season at the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship round in Austin, Texas on September 20. Contesting the TUDOR Championship together for the first time are Frenchmen Frédéric Makowiecki and Patrick Pilet in the cockpit of Porsche North America’s third 911 RSR, No. 910 With just two rounds left on this season’s calendar of the new series...

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