Following the catastrophic bushfires in Australia during the summer of 2019-2020, Porsche Cars Australia donated a total of $250,000 to five charities nominated by its staff. This series of articles follows up with each organisation, to see how each is progressing with its efforts almost 12 months later.
The Porsche customer team Rowe Racing has won the 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps. In a dramatic finale, the No. 98 Porsche 911 GT3 R driven by works drivers Nick Tandy, Earl Bamber and Laurens Vanthoor came out on top.
At “Petit Le Mans” on the Road Atlanta racetrack, the Porsche GT Team has achieved its first win in this year’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Works drivers Nick Tandy (Great Britain), Frédéric Makowiecki (France) and Matt Campbell (Australia) won the ten-hour race in the US state of Georgia by a narrow 1.779 seconds.
Porsche has joined the “Responsible Mica Initiative“ (RMI). This cross-industry coalition of international companies and non-governmental organisations is campaigning for transparency and improved working conditions in mica mining.
The Porsche TAG Heuer Esports Supercup now revs up for the 2021 season: The successful Esports championship run on the iRacing simulation platform heads into its third year on 9 January – treating fans and drivers to some gripping sim racing action with the virtual Porsche 911 GT3 Cup during the the winter months.
The Porsche customer team Dempsey-Proton Racing has finished this year’s edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans with a podium result. The Porsche 911 RSR shared by works driver Matt Campbell from Australia, Italian Riccardo Pera and Proton team owner Christian Ried from Germany concluded the race on second place in the GTE-Am class.
After a pause due to COVID-19, Porsche Track Experience is reopening its Australian programs on 15 September 2020. Here is the ultimate guide to each level of Porsche Track Experience, as well as other Porsche Experience events.