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Daily Archives: May 13th, 2009

This Newsletter regularly provides information on Porsche Motorsport around the world.

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bradford le mans coup 1In a motoring first for the UK, three famous Le Mans cars from Aston Martin Racing and Jaguar Heritage are to go on display as part of this year’s Bradford Classic car show which takes place over the weekend of 18th and 19th July.

The cars include the LMP1 car that Aston Martin Racing are sending to this year’s Le Mans 24-hour race, their class winning DBR9 ‘009’ from last year, as well as the overall Le Mans winning Jaguar XJR-9LM from 1988. Read More »

vw pre-nurburg09dA genuine sportscar, two engine alternatives, a 24-hour endurance test: The Volkswagen Scirocco will tackle the 24-hour race on the legendary Nürburgring-Nordschleife on 23 and 24 May. Two Scirocco GT24-CNG cars with natural gas engines as well as three Scirocco GT24 vehicles using conventional petrol fuel will take on strong rivals in the “Green Hell”. The aim is to add another victory to those clinched in the highly competitive class for two-litre turbo engines in 2007 and 2008 and, in addition, to be successful in the class for alternative powertrains, thanks to EcoFuel natural gas technology. Read More »