Porsche Cars North America Enters Car and Employee “Pit Crew” in Porsche Carrera World Cup Race during 24 Hours of Nurburgring

Posted on 21. Jun, 2011 by in Porsche Canada

PCNA Team to Report a Sights and Sounds from Germanys Nrburgring

ATLANTA Jun 8, 2011 Porsche Cars North America is entering a 911 GT3 Cup racecar and dispatching 6 employees to a initial Porsche Carrera World Cup race, that is hold during a same weekend as a 39th ADAC 24 Hours of Nrburgring Race in Germany, Jun 25, 2011. The group will request and share all a off and on-track fad on a “The Hub”, Porsche Cars North Americas new amicable media press site.

Held before to a start of a 39th ADAC 24 Hour Race, a Porsche Carrera World Cup will array adult to 200 competitors and their Porsche 911 GT3 Cup racers opposite any other and a Nrburgring Nordschleife.

When American Le Mans Series (ALMS) GTC Champion Melanie Snow joins a other Porsche 911 GT3 Cup racers on a starting grid during 10:30 am internal time, during Germanys mythological Nrburgring on Jun 25, bombard not usually have a singular belligerent support crew; she is slated to be a usually womanlike racer to contest in a Carrera World Cup.

The Porsche worker team, comparison from submitted video and created essays detailing their motorsports passion, will be on palm to constraint and share a insiders perspective on what it takes to contest internationally, what it feels and sounds like from a drivers chair and whos who in a universe of Porsche motorsports.

PCNA employees were also concerned in selecting a racing livery, with a winning pattern designed in-house. The 70.2-mile foe is 6 finish laps of 15.5 miles any with scarcely 200,000 spectators expected.

The Porsche Carrera World Cup includes drivers from Porsches 18 code prize and plea array worldwide and this foe also depends as a foe spin towards several other championships, including a Porsche Carrera Cups in Germany, Scandinavia, France and Italy.

911 GT3 R Hybrid 2.0

Following a Porsche Carrera World Cup race, Porsche takes on a Nrburgring 24-hour foe with a latest-generation 911 GT3 R Hybrid. Version 2.0 facilities a flywheel accumulator hybrid complement that is 20 percent lighter than final year; a weight saving that targets a same path times as a predecessor, though with even reduction fuel consumption, ensuing in fewer array stops for fuel. The ubiquitous blueprint of a hybrid engine stays a same; however, a outlay of a electric motors increases from 60 to 75 kilowatts each, or from approximately 80 to 100 horsepower per motor. Driving a 911 GT3 R Hybrid 2.0, will be Patrick Long (USA), Richard Lietz (AUS) and Marco Holzer (GER). The contingent claimed a initial win for a 911 GT3 R Hybrid 2.0 during a VLN 4-hour Nrburgring Long Distance Championship on May 30.

To uncover their unrestrained for Porsche motorsports, racing fans can sequence t-shirts, including a shirt with Melanie Snows sign Some Girls Chase Boys, we Pass Them, hats and a special book singular run die-cast indication of her 911 GT3 Cup automobile will be accessible during http://shop4.porsche.com/usa/ after this month.

In further to featuring photos and videos posted by a on-site Porsche worker team, The Hub will also offer as a Porsche motorsports story destination, including ancestral racing images from Porsche repository and Porsche motorsports milestones.

For some-more information on a 911 GT3 Cup automobile visit: http://www.porsche.com/usa/eventsandracing/motorsport/racingcars/911gt3cup-997/

For some-more information on a 911 GT3 R Hybrid visit:
http://press.porsche.com/news/release.php?id=633

To follow a Porsche Employee Pit Crew visit:
http://press.porsche.com/the_hub/

Contact:

Nick Twork,
Manager, Product Communications
678-323-6975
nick.twork@porsche.us

Dave Engelman
Media Relations Manager
770-290-3617
dave.engelman@porsche.us

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About Porsche Cars North America

Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), formed in Atlanta, Ga. is a disdainful U.S. importer of Porsche sports cars, a Cayenne SUV and Panamera Sedan. Established in 1984, it is a wholly-owned auxiliary of Porsche AG, that is headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany, and employs approximately 220 people who yield parts, service, selling and training for 195 dealers. They, in turn, work to yield Porsche business with a best-in-class knowledge that is in gripping with a brands 63-year story and care in a enrichment of car performance, reserve and efficiency. At a core of this success is Porsches unapproachable racing birthright that boasts some 30,000 motorsport wins to date.

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