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This Porsche handles like a tractor!

Saturday, January 18th, 2014 Posted in Lap times, Porsche, Video, Walter Rohrl | No Comments »

This video is old, but we're not sure how me missed it. Back in 2012 Auto Bild helped to coordinate the restoration of this Porsche Junior, the company's modest 14hp tractor originally built between 1952 and 1963. The finished product was ...

Porsche 918 Spyder breaks 7 minute barrier

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 Posted in Lap times, Porsche, Video, Walter Rohrl | 5 Comments »

Last week Porsche took a pair of production-spec 918 Spyders to the Nürburgring and created history. The 887hp/652kW petrol electric hybrid has just been officially launched at the Frankfurt Motor Show and Porsche used the occassion to announce the 918's ...

Walter Röhrl says Nürburgring needed to build perfect car

Thursday, October 11th, 2012 Posted in Porsche, Walter Rohrl | 1 Comment »

In this short video from Porsche we see Walter Röhrl explain why the Nürburgring is great for developing cars and how good he reckons the 918 Spyder is. He should know, he's managed to get it around the Nordschleife in ...

Injury forces Walter Röhrl out of Nürburgring 24 hour

Monday, April 26th, 2010 Posted in 24 hour race, Porsche, Walter Rohrl | No Comments »

Last last year it was announced that German motorsport legend Walter Röhrl would be making his return to the Nürburgring 24 hour race after a 17 year absence. However, a back injury has forced the 63-year-old to withdraw from the ...

Chris Harris to join Walter Röhrl for N24

Friday, March 12th, 2010 Posted in 24 hour race, Porsche, Walter Rohrl | 3 Comments »

Official confirmation of Walter Röhrl's teammates for his drive in this year's 24 hour race has finally come through. As expected Röhrl will be joined by Evo scribe Chris Harris (35), Sport Auto stalwart Horst von Saurma (55) and also ...

Walter Röhrl returns to 24 hour race

Saturday, December 19th, 2009 Posted in 24 hour race, Porsche, Walter Rohrl | No Comments »

Porsche test driver, dual world rally champion and all round motor racing legend Walter Rohrl will be driving a Porsche 911 GT3 RS at the 2010 Nürburgring 24 hour race. Rohrl will be 63 when the race takes place in ...

Walter Röhrl drives new Porsche 911 GT3, but…

Sunday, February 1st, 2009 Posted in Porsche, Walter Rohrl | 1 Comment »

...not at the Nürburgring. Details of the the new 997.5 Porsche 911 GT3 were released the other day (see AUSmotive for more), and now a promotional video of the car in action has surfaced. As with other similar videos Porsche's most ...