On May 14, 2023, Porsche took the podium at the WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca.
Author: Walt Hyjek
The 100 minute IMSA WeatherTech Championship race, on the streets of Long Beach, CA brought the Porsche 963 its first win and its first double podium.
The #6 Porsche 963 was awarded 3rd place and the #7 Porsche 963 placed 5th at the 12 Hours of Sebring, 2023.
Based on the 718 Cayman GT 4 RS, the 357 is a representation of 75 years of Porsche, combing the past, the present and the future .
Porsche entered two cars in the new GTP category with their 963 race cars and seven in the GTD category with the Porsche 911 GT3 R 992, at the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona.
At the Porsche Experience Centre in Leipzig, Derek Bell and his colleagues encountered the winning car from the 1982 24 Hours of Le Mans, with chassis number 956-002.
The IMSA race at Road Atlanta will be held on Saturday October 1st. You can watch it on NBC, USA Network or on Peacock Live.
This year marked the 50th year of IMSA racing at the IMSA Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park, with some of the best race day weather we have had in a few years.
The 963 has a V8 turbo engine from the 918 Spyder and electric assist, for a total of 680 HP. Anyone can buy one as they will be available after the 1st year of racing. You can buy one for your garage for a mere $2.9 million.
The seventh running of the Rennsport Reunion will be back at the WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca in 2023. Porsche promises that ‘fans of all ages will get to experience exciting racing action with vintage and contemporary Porsche race cars on track.’
April 16th was the last IMSA race at Long Beach, California, a street circuit 1.968 miles long, with 11 turns.
Porsche motorsport legend Vic Elford passed away at his home in Florida on March 13th. GTD racing continues.
Porsche customer teams, at the end of January, took on the 24 Hours of Daytona at the Daytona International Speedway in two classes, GTD-Pro and GTD.
Along with the New Year, there is a new Porsche model and a new racing season. Walt explores the new 2022 Cayenne Platinum Edition and gears up for the Rolex 24 hours.
Last month we asked the question, this month we’ve got the answer. The new Porsche is…
Can you identify which new Porsche this is?