Porsche and Michelin have been collaborating closely in motorsport for more than 20 years. Now, they’re extending their cooperation to include Esports racing – additionally boosting the appeal of virtual racing.
When the Porsche 935-19 was unveiled to the world at Porsche Rennsport Reunion VI, Jeff Zwart began to formulate a plan to take the Porsche 911 road car-based motorsport model up the iconic mountain in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
With 22 overall and 78 class wins in the Rolex 24 At Daytona, the success Porsche has enjoyed at Daytona in January is well known. Slightly less well recognized is the German marque’s record at the sports car races held on the Daytona International Speedway road course in the month of July.
In episode nine of the “Inside E” podcast, Rogers discusses his origins in motorsport, his move from real to virtual motor racing, the parallels and differences between both worlds, and his collaboration with the Stuttgart-based sports car manufacturer.