Archive for the ‘Porsche’ Category

991 Porsche 911 Carrera S laps Ring in 7:37.9

Porsche has done something it doesn’t normally do; release onboard video to support a claimed Nürburgring lap time. In this instance it’s the 991 911 Carrera S and its 294kW 3.8 litre flat six lapping the Nordschleife in 7 minutes 37.9 seconds. Previously, Porsche had claimed the same car lapped the Ring in 7:40, so […]

Porsche 918 Spyder claims 7:14 Nürburgring lap time

The official release of the 770hp Porsche 918 Spyder is not far away. Key to that is the claim of a Nürburgring lap time of 7 minutes 14 seconds, which has been shared by Porsche’s facebook page: Sometimes, words cannot describe a feeling. But in this case, a simple figure can. Location: Nürburgring, Nordschleife. Car: […]

This is why they have high wire fences!

We agree that the high wire fences found along the side of the Nürburgring Nordschleife can be a bit of a pain sometimes. They obscure your view of the machinery whizzing by. Well, that can stuff up your photos, can’t it. However, there is a reason why they have been installed and if you’re photographing […]

VIDEO: Porsche Carrera Cup battle

Here, from a worm’s eye view, is an awesome battle for position during a Porsche Carrera Cup event held over the 24 hour race weekend. The video takes us on a white knuckle ride for a full lap of the Nordschleife. We know you’re gonna like this one, so sit back and enjoy the ride.

2012 N24h: Porsche race review

Having won five out of the last six 24 hour races at the Nürburgring the Porsche marketing department isn’t used to rocking up on Monday with a sob story. And thanks to that chaotic non-finish from the #11 Wochenspiegel Manthey 911 GT3 R the best Porsche could muster was sixth place, thanks to the Sabine […]

2012 N24h: Porsche-Renault finish line chaos

We’ve already reported on the dramatic finish to yesterday’s Nürburgring 24 hour race which saw the #11 Manthey Porsche crashed into by the #169 Renault Clio. The incident happened with just seconds remaining on the 24 hour countdown. However, as the winning car was still some 30 seconds away the race was not officially over. […]

2011 N24: Porsche photo gallery

With less than two weeks to go until the 2012 Nürburgring 24 hour race we realised we still owe you a photo gallery from Porsche showcasing last year’s triumph. Manthey Racing emerged victorious once again in 2011 and the winning #18 car features heavily in the 50+ images you’ll see after the break.