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SEVEN PORSCHE 911 GT3 R QUALIFY FOR THE SUPER POLE AT SPA

Porsche’s customer teams showed excellent form during qualifying for the 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps. At the rainy session in Belgium, seven 911 GT3 R made it into the Super Pole. The 20 fastest vehicles from today’s qualification will take part in Friday’s final shootout for the top grid spots, which begins at 6:20 pm (CEST). … Continue reading

ELEVEN PORSCHE TACKLE THE GT3 SEASON HIGHLIGHT AT SPA- FRANCORCHAMPS

Porsche and its experienced customer teams contest the 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps with a large contingent. A total of eleven 911 GT3 R will fight for the prestigious overall victory on the challenging “Ardennes rollercoaster”. This makes Porsche the most strongly represented manufacturer at the tradition-steeped event in Belgium. The endurance classic is renowned as … Continue reading

DISAPPOINTING FINAL QUALIFYING FOR PORSCHE AT THE NURBURGRING

Porsche has made it into the new Top Qualifying for the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring, which is limited to 30 vehicles, with all seven customer-run 911 GT3 R racers. In the first heat of the two-part final qualifying session, Dennis Olsen achieved second in the individual time trial with the 500+hp 911 fielded by … Continue reading

PORSCHE SENDS NO LE MANS PARTICIPANTS TO THE NURBURGRING

Porsche has decided to send only a reduced number of participants to tackle the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring. This affects the factory-contracted racing drivers as well as members of Porsche Motorsport and Manthey-Racing who worked at the 24 Hours of Le Mans last weekend. The reason behind this decision is that three people have … Continue reading

LESSONS LEARNED FOR PORSCHE AT REHEARSAL FOR THE 24-HOUR HIGHLIGHT ON THE ’RING

Round five of the Nürburgring Endurance Series (NLS) concluded on Saturday with positions nine and ten for the two best-placed Porsche contenders. The season highlight of the NLS also served as the final test run before the 24-hour race on the storied racetrack, which has been postponed to September 26-27. Over the last few metres … Continue reading

KCMG WITHDRAWS FROM THE SUPER TAIKYU SEASON

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, KC Motorgroup Ltd. (KCMG) has withdrawn from the 2020 Pirelli Super Taikyu Series. The Hong Kong squad was due to step up to the premier ST-X category of the Japanese endurance series with the Honda NSX GT3 Evo this year fielding team founder Paul Ip and Intercontinental GT Challenge drivers … Continue reading

KCMG STATEMENT ON VLN PROGRAMME

KC Motorgroup Ltd. (KCMG) confirmed today it has taken the difficult decision to withdraw from the first official VLN test, 14th March, and VLN1, 21st March, on safety grounds due to the ongoing developments surrounding the COVID-19 coronavirus. Both KCMG’s #18 and #19 Porsche 911 GT3 R cars will therefore not participate in either of … Continue reading

KCMG MAKES PIRELLI SUPER TAIKYU GT3 SWITCH WITH HONDA

KC Motorgroup Ltd. (KCMG) will switch to the Honda NSX GT3 Evo for the Japanese endurance series Pirelli Super Taikyu with team founder Paul Ip, Intercontinental GT Challenge drivers Josh Burdon and Edoardo Liberati, and Super GT’s Hiroki Otsu. After claiming two class podiums during KCMG’s debut season with the Honda Civic Type R TCR, … Continue reading

KCMG SHOWS FRONT-RUNNING PACE IN 2020 BATHURST 12 HOUR

KC Motorgroup Ltd. (KCMG) showed strong pace in the 2020 Bathurst 12 Hour, running inside the top five for much of the race in the #18 Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 before a late brake change saw them drop a number of places. Returning to the mountain venue with the Japanese manufacturer, KCMG entered a pair … Continue reading

KCMG QUALIFIES STRONG FOURTH FOR 2020 BATHURST 12 HOUR

KC Motorgroup Ltd. (KCMG) began the 2020 Bathurst 12 Hour weekend with strong speed, qualifying fourth in the #18 Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3. After Alexandre Imperatori and Edoardo Liberati demonstrated good pace during the practice sessions, Mount Panorama debutant Joao Paulo de Oliveira immediately showed that he had acclimatised quickly to the challenging 6.213 km … Continue reading

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