Who will be a 2019 Porsche Junior?

Posted on 01. Nov, 2018 by in Porsche Canada

In further to environment consistently quick path times, a possibilities focused on operative with a Porsche engineers. On a 3.862-kilometre Circuit Paul Ricard nearby a Côte d’Azur, a aspirants competed opposite any other in matching 485 hp Porsche 911 GT3 Cup racers. The general choice of participants was nominated to take partial in a shootout by a inhabitant Porsche one-make crater array around a world. The winner, who will be announced in a few weeks, receives support as a Porsche Junior for their 2019 Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup campaign.

The support includes psychological training and media relations

The new Porsche Junior receives 225,000 Euro towards subsequent season’s Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup, that is run as a support array to Formula 1. In addition, Porsche Motorsport provides a successful applicant with a endless training programme to turn a veteran racing driver. Aside from coaching on a racetrack, this support includes psychological training and media family as good as an endless aptness regime.

Larry 10 Voorde has already gained knowledge in a Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup.
The Dutchman has only resolved his initial full deteriorate in a general one-make crater and cumulative second place in a rookie class. In this season’s Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland, 10 Voorde achieved third overall. Philip Hamprecht knows a Supercup from comparison guest appearances. This season, a German tackled a Porsche Carrera Cup Asia and took home a vice-championship crown. The Japanese Carrera Cup nominated Yoshiaki Katayama. The 24-year-old finished a inhabitant one-make crater in sixth place. For a shootout, Bruno Baptista trafficked to France from South America. The Brazilian contests his second deteriorate in GT racing – with dual races left on a calendar of a Porsche Carrera Cup Brazil, he now ranks fifth.


911 GT3 Cup, Porsche Junior preference process, Le Castellet, France, 2018, Porsche AG

The new Porsche Junior takes partial in a training programme to turn a veteran racing driver

Ayhancan Güven from Turkey is branch heads in dual Porsche one-make crater series: The immature motorist from Istanbul clinched both titles in a Porsche Carrera Cup France and Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Benelux. Setting a benchmark from Down Under was Jaxon Evans. The New Zealander won a Porsche Michelin Junior Programme Australia and cumulative initial place in a Porsche Carrera Cup Australia. Dylan O’Keeffe also comes from Australia’s one-make cup. In his homeland, a 20-year-old resolved a deteriorate in third place. Gianmarco Quaresmini represents Porsche Carrera Cup Italia and took home a championship pretension this year. Moreover, a 22-year-old from Brescia in Italy has underlined his intensity during several Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup races.

The youngest claimant comes from a USA: Trenton Estep, only 18 years old, lives in San Antonio/Texas and is a newly crowned champion of a Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA. Lukas Sundahl also has a pretension underneath his belt. The Swede won this year’s Porsche Carrera Cup Scandinavia. Flying a UK flag, 25-year-old Lewis Plato achieved fourth in a Porsche Carrera Cup Great Britain.

Scouting initiatives have a prolonged tradition during Porsche

“We’ve seen from a shootout that there are some really gifted youngsters in our
worldwide Porsche one-make cups. At Le Castellet we unnatural a finish race
weekend. Moreover, all drivers underwent medical examinations and had to prove
themselves in talk situations in front of a camera. Now we’ll analyse all the
data to see who has a biggest potential,” pronounced Jennifer Biela-Moll, plan manager of a Porsche Motorsport Junior Programme.

Scouting initiatives for up-and-coming immature racing drivers have a prolonged tradition at
Porsche. Many grant recipients have managed to stand a career ladder to
become veteran drivers in GT championships around a world. Out of the
current patrol of works drivers and Porsche Young Professionals, Earl Bamber (NZ), Timo Bernhard (D), Michael Christensen (DK), Patrick Long (USA), Sven Müller (D) as good as Matt Campbell (AUS), Matteo Cairoli (I), Mathieu Jaminet (F) and Dennis Olsen (N) all perceived training in a Porsche Motorsport Junior Programme.

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