Porsche customers head to the Ardennes Forest to take on the 73rd running of the TotalEnergies 24 Hours of Spa on July 31 – August 1, including three Porsche 911 GT3 R entries from the Asia-Pacific region.
After successfully claiming the European Le Mans Series title in his maiden year with the German marque, Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific Selected Driver Alessio Picariello’s second season sees him tackle two of the biggest GT endurance events in the world.
During the 2021 China Automotive Forum in Shanghai, Porsche China announced the launch of Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific Ltd. and signed a long-term agreement with the Shanghai Jiading Comprehensive Bonded Zone.
Porsche claimed its 13th win at the ADAC TOTAL 24h-Rennen Nürburgring (Nürburgring 24 Hours) with works drivers Kévin Estre, Michael Christensen and Matteo Cairoli onboard the #911 Manthey Racing Porsche 911 GT3 R in another classic race at the Green Hell.
Hong Kong squad KCMG and Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific Selected Driver Alessio Picariello will take on the 49th edition of Nürburgring 24 Hours this weekend.
Many people are surprised to hear that his racing career began at the relatively late age of 40, and even more so when they discover he scored a podium finish in his first race. David Szu believes his age was actually an advantage, because he knew exactly what he wanted to achieve when he set out to compete on the track. When we met David, he was preparing for the 2020 Porsche Sports Cup China, hoping for another breakthrough in his 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport.
Porsche will continue its partnership with KC Motorgroup Ltd. (KCMG) in 2021 as the team once again takes on selected rounds of the Nürburgring Langstrecken Serie (NLS), along with the world-famous Nürburgring 24 Hours.
Belgian racer Alessio Picariello will continue as the Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific Selected Driver for a second year and will switch to a Nordschleife-based programme in the Nürburgring Langstrecken Serie (NLS) and Nürburgring 24 Hours.
Alexandre Gibot, Head of Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific, today announced at the annual Porsche China Dealer Conference in Sanya that Porsche Carrera Cup Asia will return in 2021. The season comprises of 15 rounds over seven weekends, featuring two Formula 1 Grands Prix supports, with the added highlight of using the new-for-2021 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup.
Belgian racer Alessio Picariello won the European Le Mans Series LMGTE drivers’ title alongside his Proton Competition Porsche 911 RSR team-mates Christian Reid and Michele Beretta in his first season with Porsche and in the series.
ROWE Racing’s #98 Porsche 911 GT3 R of Earl Bamber, Laurens Vanthoor and Nick Tandy gave Porsche a second consecutive TOTAL 24 Hours of Spa victory and the eighth overall. Dinamic Motorsport’s #54 crew of Sven Muller, Christian Engelhart and Matteo Cairoli made it a double podium of the Weissach-based marque in third.
Porsche Motorsport Asia Pacific customer KCMG will field the 2019 winning line-up of Kevin Estre, Richard Lietz and Michael Christensen in a factory-supported effort at the 2020 TOTAL 24 Hours of Spa.