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Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup Virtual Edition Keeps the Excitement Going

Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup Virtual Edition Keeps the Excitement Going

With current events resulting in the postponement and cancelation of sporting events worldwide, Porsche leveraged its winning creativity to keep race fans entertained and engaged from home. From April to May, the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup Virtual Edition took up the torch for the most exciting event in motorsports, offering race fans something to tide them over until real races can get back underway. “Virtual motor racing, or so-called ‘sim racing,’ is becoming more and more popular, on a professional…

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Porsche Partners with Formula One World Championship™

Porsche Partners with Formula One World Championship™

At the top of the motorsports world is Formula 1 racing. Since 1993 Porsche has been participating in the Mobil 1 Supercup series. Recently, Porsche announced it was extending its contract with Formula 1 through 2022 and will be a part of the FIA Formula One World Championship™. “We’re proud to forge ahead with the close and long-established partnership. Formula 1 offers an exclusive setting with a unique flair. This fascination and high media importance represent an ideal overall package…

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Volkswagen ID.R Sets Electric Nürburgring Record

Volkswagen ID.R Sets Electric Nürburgring Record

The Nürburgring-Nordschleife is one of the most demanding racetracks in the world. It is used to put some of the fastest and most innovative vehicles to the test. Earlier this summer, Volkswagen took its electric ID.R to Germany and set a new electric Nürburgring record. The ID.R made it around the track in 6:05.336 minutes. This beat the previous record by 40.564 seconds. Herbert Diess, Chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen Group, said, “The ID.R has mastered this…

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Volkswagen ID.R Sets Electric Nürburgring Record

Volkswagen ID.R Sets Electric Nürburgring Record

The Nürburgring-Nordschleife is one of the most demanding racetracks in the world. It is used to put some of the fastest and most innovative vehicles to the test. Earlier this summer, Volkswagen took its electric ID.R to Germany and set a new electric Nürburgring record. The ID.R made it around the track in 6:05.336 minutes. This beat the previous record by 40.564 seconds. Herbert Diess, Chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen Group, said, “The ID.R has mastered this…

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Porsche Sweeps GT Titles at Le Mans

Porsche Sweeps GT Titles at Le Mans

Each summer, the Le Mans 24-Hour race is held in France. This is one of the most prestigious endurance races in the world and professional teams work year-round to perfect their cars. This year, the results were good for Porsche at Le Mans 2019. At the end of the two-day event, which is the conclusion of the racing season, Porsche won all five GT titles. Porsche drivers Michael Christensen and Kevin Estre earned the drivers’ world crown for the FIA…

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Porsche 911 GT2 RS Sets New Road Atlanta Record

Porsche 911 GT2 RS Sets New Road Atlanta Record

Typically, race cars and production cars are thought to be different beasts altogether, but the ferocious Porsche 911 GT2 RS blurs this line. This spring at Road Atlanta, the Porsche 911 GT2 RS became the quickest production car to ever lap the Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta 2.54-mile track, achieving a lap time of 1:24.88 minutes. In the wake of such a victory, the President and CEO of Porsche Cars North America, Klaus Zellmer, voiced his excitement. He stated, “We are…

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