Porsche Supercup contests its 300th race at Spa-Francorchamps
375 kW (510 PS) 992-generation 911 GT3 Cup cars is expected to contest round five of the 2021 season. Porsche AG, comments: “One-make series with the Porsche 911 GT3 Cup have formed the basis of our customer sport for decades. In the current season, there are a total of 29 series on national level. Additionally, there’s the international Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup at the pinnacle. It’s considered to be one of the toughest racing series where the driver counts above all else. There’s a good reason that the Supercup has proven itself to be an excellent training platform for the Porsche Junior Programme. Many Porsche works drivers, world endurance champions and Le Mans winners have emerged from this. With its 300th race, the Supercup cements its position as one of the longest-lasting one-make cups in the world.”
Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup relies on Esso Renewable Racing Fuel
Porsche and ExxonMobil are implementing a two-stage strategy in the introduction of renewable fuels in the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup. This season, the racing vehicles will be powered by a blend of bio-based fuel. Additional components are blended in to enable the required fuel properties and combustion behaviour.
Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup focuses on renewable fuels
When the 2021 Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup season kicks off, the championship commits to lower-carbon fuels. This Esso Renewable Racing Fuel is anticipated to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by up to 85 per cent, when blended to current market fuel standards for today’s passenger vehicles. The partnership between Porsche and ExxonMobil aims to gain valuable experiences to find pathways toward potential future consumer adoption.
Schedule round 5 Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup (all times CEST)
Friday, 27 August 5:25 – 6:10 pm: Free practice 1:50 – 2:20 pm: Qualifying
Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup, overall standings after 4 of 8 races
3. Leon Köhler (D/Nebulus Racing by Huber), 46 points 5. Dorian Boccolacci (F/Martinet by Alméras), 36 points 6. Laurin Heinrich (D/Nebulus Racing by Huber), 36 points
Aug 27, 2021 at 15:36