Porsche LMP1 World Endurance champion Earl Bamber says he instigated his deal to contest this year’s Bathurst 1000 by sending Australian Supercars driver Shane van Gisbergen a WhatsApp message. Bamber has secured one of the best Supercars seats for this year’s three long-distance races and will share a factory Triple Eight Holden Commodore with fellow Kiwi van […]

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Audi Sport Team WRT has claimed victory in Sunday’s Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour, which ended early under a red flag following a heavy three-car accident in the final 20 minutes of the drama-filled event. A fuel mileage race for the top five cars had set up a dramatic closing half-hour, led by the No. 37 […]

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Helio Castroneves currently leads for Team Penske as rain has arrived in torrents at Daytona. The No. 7 Acura Team Penske Acura ARX-05 has proven to be the closest competitor to the Cadillac DPi-V.R teams in the early going but the rain has shaken up the running order. Christian Fittipaldi runs second in the No. […]

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Wayne Taylor Racing’s newcomer Renger Van Der Zande delivered the goods in his first Qualifying with the team ahead of the Rolex 24, the Dutchman setting a 1:36.083 at the very end of the 15-minute Prototype session to take pole. In what turned into a frantic shootout between almost half of the prototype field, Van […]

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Craft-Bamboo Racing will make its return to the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour in 2018 with an all-factory Porsche lineup, the team has announced. It will enter a Porsche 911 GT3 R driven by Earl Bamber, Kevin Estre and Laurens Vanthoor for its first attempt at the race since 2015. The trio competed in the Australian […]

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Newly-crowned 2017 World Endurance champion Earl Bamber will race for the Red Bull Holden Racing Team in the Australian Supercars endurance events next year. Bamber, won topped the LMP1 standings for Porsche alongside Brendon Hartley and Timo Bernard, will share the #97 Commodore with Shane van Gisbergen at Sandown, Bathurst and Surfers Paradise. The 27-year-old […]

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Nick Tandy and Earl Bamber have been confirmed in returning to Porsche’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship program, rejoining the CORE autosport-run operation on a full-time basis following their stints in LMP1. As reported by Sportscar365, Head of Porsche Motorsport Dr. Frank-Steffen Walliser indicated that both drivers would likely be back behind the wheel of Porsche […]

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We take a look back at some of the key moments in Porsche’s four-year run with the 919 Hybrid through the eyes of those involved with the championship-winning program. Next up is two-time Le Mans winner and newly crowned WEC champion Earl Bamber. Earl Bamber’s meteoric rise from Porsche Carrera Cup Asia to becoming an […]

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The 2017 6 Hours of Shanghai saw the two LMP1 World Championships (Driver’s and Manufacturer’s) go the way of Porsche for a third consecutive season. It’s been a remarkable run for Porsche LMP Team and the 919 Hybrid, which since 2015 has won all six WEC titles and three overall wins at Le Mans. After […]

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