Shane van Gisbergen’s PIRTEK Enduro Cup co-driver Earl Bamber will undertake double duties at the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 in October. The 27-year-old Kiwi will share Brenton Grove’s Holden in the 250km Dunlop Super2 Series support race in a bid to fast-track his learning process. A two-time Le Mans 24 Hours winner, Bamber is preparing […]

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New Zealand-born Porsche factory driver Earl Bamber has been inducted into the MotorSport New Zealand Wall of Fame. The induction was announced by MotorSport New Zealand President Wayne Christie and President d’Honneur Morrie Chandler during MotorSport NZ’s annual awards night held at Wellington’s TSB Arena on Saturday 26 May. The MotorSport NZ Wall of Fame […]

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Shane van Gisbergen says his new co-driver Earl Bamber did a “stellar” job in his first session with the Supercars outfit at Winton on Friday. Two-time Le Mans 24 Hour winner and 2017 World Endurance Champion Bamber will join van Gisbergen for the PIRTEK Enduro Cup. It marks Bamber’s first foray into Supercars, with his […]

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The Manthey Porsche team scored its sixth Nurburgring 24 Hours victory in a nail-biting climax to a weather-affected race that had to be halted in the latter stages. A bold outside pass at Turns 1 and 2 of the Grand Prix loop by Frederic Makowiecki on the #4 Black Falcon Mercedes AMG-GT3 of Adam Christodolou […]

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Manthey-Racing will start the Nürburgring 24 Hours from pole position. Porsche works driver Laurens Vanthoor (Belgium) clocked the fastest lap in Top 30 Qualifying in the #911 Porsche 911 GT3 R, setting a time of 8:09.105 minutes. Vanthoor’s fellow works driver Frédéric Makowiecki (France) was sixth fastest (8:10.037 minutes) in the #912 car. Porsche Young […]

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Clinching the second win of the season at Mid-Ohio, Porsche grabbed the lead of the IMSA SportsCar Championship. In a nail-biting finale, Laurens Vanthoor (Belgium) and Earl Bamber (New Zealand) snatched victory with the 510 hp Porsche 911 RSR on Sunday at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and celebrated their first win in the USA […]

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A teaser video (below), and a couple of spy shots at Spa of a fully liveried car (featured on Endurance-Info.com), have filled in some gaps as to what is planned for part of the forthcoming Porsche 919 ‘Farewell Tour – referred to publicly as #919Tribute. The pictures show a radically altered 919 Hybrid testing at […]

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Manthey Racing won the opening VLN race of the season on Saturday afternoon with its No. 911 Porsche 911 GT3 R driven by Kevin Estre, Laurens Vanthoor and Earl Bamber. The car started from pole position but didn’t lead the entire four-hour race on the Nordschleife, facing challenges from other teams including Mercedes-AMG Team HTP and Wochenspiegel […]

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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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