Machavern & Pumpelly Star For RS1 At Daytona

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Dillon Machavern and Spencer Pumpelly topped all challengers in Friday’s season-opening four-hour IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge race at Daytona Int’l Speedway, driving the RS1 Porsche to victory in the Grand Sport class during the BMW Endurance Challenge.

SPORTS CARS: Porsche Unveils North American Driver Lineups For 2017

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Seven Porsche Motorsport factory drivers will focus their efforts on North American-based programs in 2017, with two more having already received their assignments for the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup long-distance events.

CTSCC: Porsche Dominates Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge Test Session at Sebring

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – official series release — Michael Levitt/LAT photo courtesy of IMSA — A pair of Porsches topped the time charts on Tuesday and Wednesday during a two-day IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge test at Sebring Int’l Raceway. Hugh Plumb ran a lap of 2:16.737 (98.466 mph) in the No. 13 Rum Bum Porsche 911 co-driven by his brother Matt …

WTSC: Porsche North America to Return to WeatherTech Championship in 2016

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STUTTGART, Germany – official team release — Richard Dole/LAT photo — Porsche will again contest the highest level of U.S. sports car racing in 2016. The Porsche North America works squad will campaign two 911 RSR at the 11 rounds of the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship (2015 still the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship), the most important sports car race series in the U.S. and …

SPORTS CARS: Porsche Announces Extension of LMP1 Prototype Program Through 2018 Season

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ATLANTA – official release — Porsche photo — The board of Porsche AG has announced the extension of the marque’s Le Mans prototype program until the end of the 2018 season. With its ground-breaking concept – a downsized turbo engine and powerful energy recovery systems, combined with an extreme lightweight design – the racing car with approximately 1000 combined horespower …

TUSC: GB Autosport Ready to Rebound in Sebring Debut

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Sebring, FL (March 13, 2014) – Photo Credit Porsche/Sunday Group — After taking multiple hits in the team’s IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship debut in the Rolex 24 At Daytona in January, GB Autosport is ready to come back strong with the No. 81 Porsche GT America powered by Tully’s Coffee in the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled …