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New Special Exhibition “911 Identity” in the Porsche Museum

Posted by: David Hurth  /  Category: News, Porsche

For more than four decades, the Porsche 911 has been deemed an automotive icon and the very epitome of the sports car. That means that the launch of the new Type 991 is an important event for the Porsche Museum Stuttgart as well. As a curtain raiser for 2012, the new generation is being welcomed as part of a major special exhibition from 31 January to 20 May, 2012 under the banner “911 Identity”.… Read More

More on Mangus Racings Rolex 24 at Daytona Win

Posted by: David Hurth  /  Category: Porsche, Racing

Yesterday the Mangus Racing team raced a great race at the Rolex 24 at Daytona. The race was a great one for Porsche with a 1, 2, 3 finish in the GT Class standings. Because of the win I’m posting the official press release below that includes interview questions from the drivers.

Richard Lietz (Austria), sharing the #44 Magnus Porsche 911 GT3 Cup with John Potter/Andy Lally/Rene Rast, took over the driving duties with less than two hours left to go at the 50th Rolex 24 at Daytona.… Read More

Porsche Finishes 1, 2, 3 in the Rolex 24 at Daytona – Includes Videos

Posted by: David Hurth  /  Category: Porsche, Racing, Video, Video of the Day, Video of the Week

Today was the finish of the running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona. The race was the start of the Rolex Sports Car Series season and it looks like it could be a great one for Porsche with Porsche race cars finishing 1, 2 and 3 in the GT Class.

The Mangus racing team of Lally, Lietz, Potter and Rast finished in first place in the GT Class.… Read More

Rolex 24 at Daytona – Starts Tomorrow!

Posted by: David Hurth  /  Category: Racing, Video, Video of the Day, Video of the Week

Tomorrow is the running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona and it looks like it could be a great day for Porsche. In yesterdays qualifying the Rolex Sports Car Series GT Class defending points champion Brumos Racing #59 car took the pole position. In fact 6 Porsches will start in the top 10, so Porsche is in good position to have a great race.… Read More

Get Ready for the Rolex 24 at Daytona – Video

Posted by: David Hurth  /  Category: Porsche, Racing, Video, Video of the Day

This coming weekend will be the running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona. Because of this today I’m posting a video about the Rolex 24 at Daytona. The video is from a couple of years ago, but features Vic Elford and David Donohue. The video is well done and will get you excited for some Porsche racing action.

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Driver Ahmad Al Harthy, Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East – Video

Posted by: David Hurth  /  Category: Porsche, Video, Video of the Day

Today’s video is about the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East. The video features Ahmad Al Harthy, the Sultanate of Oman’s top racing driver. His maiden race victory in the series, during Formula 1 weekend in Abu Dhabi, was the biggest of his career. In this video he talks of his passion for racing, for football (a.k.a. soccer in the U.S.) and the sea, and explains what makes the new GT3 Cup car such a formidable race machine.… Read More

The new 911: Development of Porsche Identity – Video

Posted by: David Hurth  /  Category: Porsche, Video, Video of the Day

Today’s video is of the new 2012 Porsche 911 (a.k.a. 991). The video takes you through a brief overview of Porsche history leading into what is the new 911. With many dealers starting to get their shipments of the new Porsche 911s this video will get you very excited to test drive the newest Porsche 911.

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Living the Dream – Porsche 991 GT3 – Image Meme

Posted by: David Hurth  /  Category: Memes, Porsche

You may have seen those image memes around the web. Many are funny and some are a bit deeper. As a new recurring post on this site, I’m going to be posting Porsche themed memes that I find. The below meme is from one of the first photos of the new Porsche 991 GT3.

Correction: This image is of a 997 GT3.… Read More

2012 Porsche 991 Full Review – Video

Posted by: David Hurth  /  Category: Porsche, Video, Video of the Day

Today’s video is of a review of the new 2012 Porsche 911. The review is done pretty well and it appears to be a pretty honest review of the newest Porsche 911. Warning: This video may make you want to go out and order a new 2012 Porsche 911 right away.

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Haywood and Lieb Join Davis and Keen in the Brumos #59 Race Car

Posted by: David Hurth  /  Category: Porsche, Racing

It is hard to believe that another great Rolex Sports Car Race Series is about to start, but next weekend is when the Rolex 24 at Daytona will happen. This should kick off some great racing this year and the Brumos racing is looking to build on the great seasons they had last year. For the Rolex 24 the are bringing on legendary driver Hurley Haywood and Porsche factory driver Marc Lieb.… Read More