- Porsche Carrera Cup Scandinavia

Porsche Carrera Cup Scandinavia is a one make sports car racing championship held in the Scandinavian countries with the majority of the races being in Sweden. The cars are Porsche 911 GT3 Cup (Type 997) with 3.6 liters, flat-6 naturally-aspirated engines that produce 420 bhp (310 kW) and 420 N·m. Inspired by the success of the Porsche Carrera Cup in France and Germany, the first race in the Scandinavian edition was held on May 1, 2004. Since then it has been one of the support series for the Swedish Touring Car Championship. Among the competitors are former speedway world champion Tony Rickardsson and Prince Carl Philip of Sweden. There has also been a number of famous guest drivers, like Mika Häkkinen and Kenny Bräck. The series is organised and maintaned by Swedish racing team Flash Engineering that took over running of the series in 2005 when the series was close to bankruptcy. In 2009 the series became the biggest Carrera Cup-series in the world with 35 entries. The series [read more...]

- Porsche 911 GT3

996 Production 1999-2005 Engine 3.6L 380 hp (283 kW) H6 Length 174.6 in (4,435 mm) Width 69.7 in (1,770 mm) Height 50.2 in (1,275 mm) 997 Production 2006-present Engine 3.6L 415 hp (309 kW) H6, 3.8L 435 hp (324 kW) H6 Length 174.3 in (4,427 mm) Width 71.2 in (1,808 mm) Height 50.4 in (1,280 mm) The Porsche 911 GT3 is a high performance version of the Porsche 911 sports car. It is the latest in a long line of high performance models which began with the 1973 911 RS. The GT3, named after the FIA GT class it was intended for, has a 3.8 litre naturally-aspirated six cylinder engine which is based on the unit used in the Porsche 962 and Porsche 911 GT1 race cars. Since its launch in 1999 a number of variations, designed for both road and track, have been added to the range. The current range (997) includes two road and three racing models. In addition to this, Porsche are currently developing a hybrid version which uses two electric motors [read more...]

- Porsche 356

Porsche 356 Porsche 356 Carrera Cabriolet Manufacturer Porsche Production 1948-1965 Predecessor none Successor Porsche 911/912 Class Sports car Body style 2-door Coupe 2-door Convertible Layout RR layout Engine 1.1 L B4, 40 PS 1.3 L B4, 44-60 PS 1.5 L B4, 55-70 PS 1.5 L DOHC-B4, 100-110 PS 1.6 L B4, 60-95 PS 1.6 L DOHC-B4, 105-115 PS 2.0 L DOHC-B4, 130 PS Wheelbase 82.7 in (2,100 mm) Length 152.4–157.9 in (3,870–4,010 mm) Width 65.4 in (1,660 mm) Height 48.0–51.8 in (1,220–1,320 mm) Curb weight 1,700–2,296 lb (770–1,041 kg) Designer Erwin Komenda The Porsche 356 was the company's first production automobile. It was a lightweight and nimble handling rear-engine rear-wheel-drive 2 door sports car available in hardtop coupe and open configurations. Design innovations continued during the years of manufacture, contributing to its motorsports success and popularity. Production started in 1948 at Gmünd, Austria where approximately 50 [read more...]

- Porsche 993

This article has multiple issues. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. It needs additional references or sources for verification. Tagged since March 2009. Its quality may be compromised by peacock terms. Tagged since June 2008. It may contain original research or unverifiable claims. Tagged since June 2008. Its neutrality or factuality may be compromised by weasel words. Tagged since October 2008. Porsche 993 Manufacturer Porsche Also called Porsche 911 Porsche Carrera Production 1993–1998 Assembly Stuttgart, Germany Predecessor Porsche 964 Successor Porsche 996 Class sports car Body style 2-door coupe 2-door convertible Layout Rear engine, rear-wheel drive / four-wheel drive Engine 3.6 L H6 3.8 L H6 Transmission 4-speed automatic 5 & 6-speed manual Wheelbase 89.4 in (2,271 mm) Length 1993-95: 168.3 in (4,275 mm) 1996-98: 167.7 in (4,260 mm) Width 1993-95 Coupe: 65.0 in (1,651 mm) 1993-95 [read more...]

- Porsche 918

Porsche 918 Spyder Manufacturer Porsche Production Limited production series Predecessor Porsche Carrera GT Class Roadster Body style 2-door roadster Layout Mid engine four wheel drive Engine 3.4 L 500 horsepower (370 kW) V8 (9,200 rpm) with three electric motors delivering 218 horsepower (163 kW) Transmission 7-speed PDK dual-clutch Wheelbase 2,650 mm (104.3 in) Length 4,497 mm (177.0 in) Width 1,928 mm (75.9 in) Height 1,091 mm (43.0 in) Curb weight 1,490 kilograms (3,300 lb) Related Porsche Carrera GT The Porsche 918 Spyder (known internally as Project XG10) is a mid-engined concept sports car designed by Porsche and first shown at the 80th edition of the Geneva Motor Show in March 2010. It is the first plug-in hybrid car from Porsche. The 3.4 litre V8 engine (500 hp/370 kW) is a development of the engine used in the RS Spyder Le Mans Prototype racing car. This is supplemented by three electric motors delivering an additional [read more...]

- 2005 Porsche Supercup season

2005 Porsche Supercup season Previous: 2004 Next: 2006 The 2005 Porsche Michelin Supercup season was the 13th Porsche Supercup season. The races were all supporting races in the 2005 Formula One season. It travelled to ten circuits across Europe, to Bahrain and a double-header at Indianapolis, USA. Teams and drivers This section requires expansion. Team No. Drivers Rounds Race calendar and results Round Circuit Country Date Pole Position Fastest Lap Winning Driver Winning Team 1 R Bahrain International Circuit Bahrain April 3 Richard Westbrook  ? Richard Westbrook Walter Lechner Racing 2 R Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari Italy April 24 David Saelens  ? Luca Riccitelli VIP Porsche AG 3 R Circuit de Catalunya Spain May 8 Alessandro Zampedri  ? Alessandro Zampedri Walter Lechner Racing 4 R Circuit de Monaco Monaco May 21 Patrick Huisman  ? Patrick Huisman Walter Lechner Racing 5 R Nürburgring Germany May 29 Christian Menzel  ? [read more...]

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