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PORSCHE OPENS NEW $100 MILLION EXPERIENCE CENTER / HEADQUARTERS IN ATLANTA

PORSCHE OPENS NEW $100 MILLION EXPERIENCE CENTER / HEADQUARTERS IN ATLANTA

Porsche Cars North America today officially opened its new $100 million Porsche Experience Center (PEC) and headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia. The 27-acre complex located at the Northeast corner of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is the largest investment outside Germany for the sports car manufacturer. The industry-first facility is complete with…
Why No WRC In The USA?

Why No WRC In The USA?

It’s been 28 years since we last saw the World Rally Championships on stages in the USA. The Olympus Rally, outside of Seattle, was the last time we saw the top level cars in the United States and that was back in 1988. Could you imagine F1 taking a 30 year…
NISSAN REVEALS LE MANS CHALLENGER

NISSAN REVEALS LE MANS CHALLENGER

Nissan today declared itself ready to take on the world’s best sports car manufacturers after revealing a glimpse of its Le Mans challenger – the Nissan GT-R LM NISMO – during the commercial break for Super Bowl XLIX. Last year’s Super Bowl was the most watched television programme in US…
ALL-STAR NISSAN DRIVERS TAKE ON THE NURBURGRING 24 HOURS

ALL-STAR NISSAN DRIVERS TAKE ON THE NURBURGRING 24 HOURS

Nissan heads ‘home’ this weekend to the Nurburgring, the scene of the manufacturer’s volume production lap record and the track where the GT-R is developed.  With an all-star international team of drivers, competing in Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3s this is Nissan’s biggest assault on the Nurburgring 24 Hours in recent…
PORSCHE FACTORY TEAM PREPARES TO START LE MANS 24 HOURS

PORSCHE FACTORY TEAM PREPARES TO START LE MANS 24 HOURS

With a podium finish at the start of the 2014 World Endurance Championship (WEC) season at Silverstone and pole position in Belgium at Spa-Francorchamps, Porsche has progressively made its way back into the premier league of sports car racing this season. This represents a successful start for the newly-founded factory…
1989 Ferrari F1-89 Formula One

1989 Ferrari F1-89 Formula One

British designer John Barnard was given virtual carte blanche to restore Ferrari’s Formula One fortunes to the top rank when he agreed, in 1987, to an enormous salary and the opportunity to establish a new Ferrari Technical Centre in England.  Ferrari had not won a Formula One race since the…
PEPPER SECURES HAT-TRICK TO MAKE SCIROCCO R-CUP HISTORY

PEPPER SECURES HAT-TRICK TO MAKE SCIROCCO R-CUP HISTORY

Third race, third victory: Jordan Lee Pepper is the first driver in the history of the Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup to celebrate a hat-trick at the start of the season. The 17-year-old South African was over the moon as he kissed the cup presented to him by former DTM star and…
BALDWIN WINS WORLD CHALLENGE GTS CLASS IN PORSCHE

BALDWIN WINS WORLD CHALLENGE GTS CLASS IN PORSCHE

Birmingham, Alabama. Jack Baldwin, of Marietta, Georgia, secured his fifth career Pirelli World Challenge win today in the in Round 4 of the series at Barber Motorsports Park by piloting his No. 73 RESET-MD/StopTech/Motul Porsche Cayman S to a 4.7-second GTS class win. This, coupled with Baldwin’s third-place finish in…
2013 Race Festival Zolder

2013 Race Festival Zolder

During the weekend of Saturday May 21st and Sunday May 22nd, the German ADAC Youngtimer organisation settled down at Zolder for their annual race. As usual fans of especially historic racing gathered to compete in the different championships to decide who could lap the Terlaemen track as fastest. Without doubt,…
WRC Germany

WRC Germany

I guess these things happen at WRC parties. I turned around and this guy stands up on the chair and drops his um, yeah into his beer and then chugs his beer as the crowd cheers. WRC Germany!