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Porsche and long-distance racing

Porsche and Long-Distance Racing – a Glimpse Into a Fascinating World


The World Sportscar Championship (WSC) and 24 Hours of Le Mans race

Atlanta. A singular and successful story links Porsche with Le Mans. 2014 will see Porsche creation a lapse to a tip difficulty 24 Hours of Le Mans competition with dual LMP1 prototypes – 16 years after a final altogether feat in 1998 with a Porsche 911 GT1. For Porsche, a entrance year will symbol a start of a long-term joining to a World Endurance Championship (WEC). Beside a 24-hour continuation race, Porsche will also attend in 7 6-hour races with a LMP1 prototype.

The new set of manners that request to a WEC for 2014 need works teams to use a latest hybrid expostulate technology. The aim of a new manners for a arriving deteriorate is a poignant rebate in fuel expenditure among a racing cars holding part. The new Porsche LMP1 therefore needs to exaggerate best fuel potency while delivering limit performance. With this in mind, a competition engineers are indeed confronting a same plea as their colleagues who work on growth of array prolongation vehicles. Racecars and road-going prolongation vehicles are being grown during a Porsche Development Center in Weissach, with both sets of engineers frequently comparing notes.

The endless press pack entitled “Meet a heroes of Le Mans” links Porsche’s successful story in a world’s many severe long-distance races, with all aspects of a record transfer, provides all a contribution surrounding a Le Mans racetrack (which has seen over 100 Porsche victories in a accumulation of racing classes). It also describes all a successful Porsche racing cars that have competed in a Le Mans race. The press pack provides information about a drivers and engineers concerned as well. More than 200 ancestral photos, ancestral film recordings and a strange competition posters finish this fascinating and ominous package.

To follow a preparations of a LMP1 group forward of a coming during a WEC and a 24 Hours of Le Mans race, revisit A horde of sparkling images, films, credentials information and even a multimedia tour by Porsche’s motorsports story wait visitors on a homepage.

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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 sports 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 189 dealers. They, in turn, work to yield Porsche business with a best-in-class knowledge that is in gripping with a brand’s 63-year story and care in a enrichment of car performance, reserve and efficiency.

At a core of this success is Porsche’s unapproachable racing birthright that boasts some 30,000 motorsport wins to date.

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