Firm joining to GT competition and Formula E

The past deteriorate was one of a many successful in a story of a company, with titles in 3 of a world’s many critical GT racing series, many other victories in championships and particular events as good as a successful start into Formula E. Members of a Executive Board during Porsche as good as a Chairman of a Supervisory Board, Dr. Wolfgang Porsche, celebrated a achievements of drivers and racing teams from all over a world. At a same time, a delay of a endless worldwide motorsport programmes as good as a array of new developments were announced.

Four works cars during Le Mans in 2020

Porsche will continue a GT descent again in 2020. At a 88th using of a 24 Hours of Le Mans, Porsche again campaigns 4 works cars. The dual championship-winning teams from a FIA WEC and a IMSA WeatherTech Championship again join army and will any margin dual of a ca. 515 hp 911 RSR (2019 indication year). A one-two feat in Le Mans, in competition dual of a 2018-2019 Super Season, laid a substructure for Porsche’s pretension win. At a final turn of a deteriorate in Jun 2019, a double lectern outcome hermetic a manufacturer’s pretension as good as positions one and dual in a group and drivers’ classification.

New 911 RSR celebrates North America entrance during Daytona

After a marvellous start into a FIA WEC deteriorate with dual one-two victories and dual stick positions from 3 races, a new Porsche 911 RSR celebrates a US entrance on 25 Jan during a 24-hour competition during Daytona. For a 2020 season, a ca. 515 hp No. 911 GT racer will be driven by Nick Tandy (Great Britain) and Frédéric Makowiecki (France). The unchanging drivers will be upheld during a longest races of a deteriorate during Daytona, Sebring and Petit Le Mans by Matt Campbell (Australia). Sharing pushing duties in a No. 912 automobile are a dual champions Earl Bamber (New Zealand) and Laurens Vanthoor (Belgium). Mathieu Jaminet (France) joins a group during a continuation events.

Porsche relies on a arriving drivers

For a 2020 season, a Porsche Motorsport patrol for GT racing and Formula E is done adult of 18 works drivers, dual Young Professionals and dual Porsche Juniors. The Australian Matt Campbell (24) and Frenchman Mathieu Jaminet (25) from Porsche’s possess girl growth programme have been sealed on as works drivers. Both have perceived endless training primarily as Porsche Juniors and afterwards as Young Professionals in a Porsche one-make cups and in general GT racing. The Frenchman Julien Andlauer (20), who claimed a 2019 Carrera Cup Deutschland title, advances into a subsequent proviso of his racing career as a Young Professional. Two Porsche Juniors tackle a 2020 Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup: Jaxon Evans from New Zealand (23) contests his second deteriorate as a junior. In Nov 2019, Ayhancan Güven kick a many gifted drivers from a worldwide one-make cups during a extensive shootout and joins a youth programme of Porsche Motorsport for a entrance season.

GT programme for Formula E growth drivers

Parallel to their pursuit as exam and growth drivers in Formula E, Porsche works motorist Simona de Silvestro (31) and Porsche Young Professional Thomas Preining (21) will also competition in GT racing. De Silvestro joins army with a former Porsche Junior Klaus Bachler to competition a ADAC GT Masters for a Team 75 Bernhard. Preining receives a unchanging chair in a Intercontinental GT Challenge and a Blancpain Endurance Series. In a FIA WEC, he supports a patron patrol Dempsey Proton Racing.

Porsche works motorist Simona de Silvestro

Porsche’s winning drivers take on new roles

At a Night of Champions, Porsche Motorsport Vice President Fritz Enzinger farewelled 3 quite successful and model works drivers: a dual Le Mans altogether winners and two-time universe champions Timo Bernhard (38) and Brendon Hartley (30) as good as “Mister 911” Jörg Bergmeister (43). The longest-serving Porsche works drivers, Bergmeister and Bernhard, who are among a many successful sports automobile drivers of all time and won a championship titles in a Carrera Cup and Supercup twenty years ago, sojourn constant to Porsche AG as code ambassadors. Brendon Hartley, who was on loan to Formula 1 and several antecedent teams for a final 3 years, now dedicates himself totally to commitments eccentric of Porsche. Until recently, Hartley was concerned in a growth of a Porsche 99X Electric and in a credentials for Porsche’s lass Formula E season. The dual Young Professionals Matteo Cairoli and Dennis Olsen have successfully resolved their training from juniors to veteran racers and will competition comparison championships for Porsche patron teams subsequent season.

Intensive patron group support

Porsche continues a patron competition plan in general GT racing. Instead of fielding bureau squads in a Intercontinental GT Challenge, a Blancpain GT Series, a GTD difficulty of a IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship as good as informal GT championships, Porsche will support several patron teams by provision drivers, engineers and consulting services during a racetracks.

2019 Porsche Cup winner: Alan Brynjolfsson in a 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport

The Porsche Cup, a esteem presented to a many successful Porsche private motorist in a world, was awarded for a 50th time this year. The Porsche Cup is formed on an thought of Ferry Porsche and has been presented annually given 1970. All inhabitant and general drivers who yielded competition formula in a car made or recognized by Porsche are eligible. Dr. Wolfgang Porsche, Chairman of a Supervisory Board during Porsche, presented a awards on a arise of a Night of Champions. The Porsche Cup esteem and a Porsche valued during over 140,000 Euros went to Alan Brynjolfsson (USA, 51), who warranted points in a USA in a Pirelli GT4 America and a Michelin Pilot Challenge. This is a initial time a 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport motorist has claimed a trophy. Last year’s leader Christian Ried perceived 30,000 Euros in esteem income for second place, with Trent Hindman from America holding home 25,000 Euros for third.

Prize for Porsche Esports Supercup leader

For a initial time, Porsche has celebrated a leader of a Porsche Esports Supercup as partial of a Night of Champions. After 10 races, Joshua Rogers from Australia became a initial champion of a practical racing series. Run for a initial time this year, a competition was conducted in partnership with iRacing, a heading provider of picturesque online racing simulations. After a successful launch, a Porsche Esports Supercup will be continued in 2020.

Porsche Motorsport motorist patrol 2020

Porsche Juniors 2020: Ayhancan Güven and Jaxon Evans

Porsche works drivers 
Earl Bamber (29/New Zealand)
Gianmaria Bruni (38/Italy)
Matt Campbell (24/Australia)
Michael Christensen (29/Denmark)
Romain Dumas (41/France)
Kévin Estre (31/France)
Mathieu Jaminet (25/France)
Neel Jani (35/Switzerland)
Richard Lietz (35/Austria)
Patrick Long (38/USA)
André Lotterer (38/Germany) 
Frédéric Makowiecki (39/France)
Sven Müller (27/Germany)
Patrick Pilet (38/France)
Simona de Silvestro (31/Switzerland)
Nick Tandy (35/Great Britain)
Laurens Vanthoor (28/Belgium)
Dirk Werner (38/Germany)

Porsche Young Professionals
Thomas Preining (21/Austria)
Julien Andlauer (20/France)

Porsche Juniors
Jaxon Evans (23/New Zealand)
Ayhancan Güven (21/Turkey)

Overview of racing series

ABB FIA Formel E Championship Season 6
99X Electric – Neel Jani / André Lotterer

FIA World Endurance Championship 2019/20
911 RSR #91 – Gianmaria Bruni / Richard Lietz
911 RSR #92 – Michael Christensen / Kévin Estre

IMSA WeatherTech Championship 2020
911 RSR #911 – Frédéric Makowiecki / Nick Tandy / Matt Campbell (only North American Endurance Cup)
911 RSR #912 – Earl Bamber / Laurens Vanthoor / Mathieu Jaminet (only North American Endurance Cup)

Intercontinental GT Challenge
911 GT3 R
Matt Campbell
Mathieu Jaminet
Patrick Pilet
Dirk Werner
Thomas Preining
Matteo Cairoti