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Porsche is chasing titles in Formula E and the World Endurance Championship

Motorsports have always had a special role to play in Porsche's corporate strategy, and for more than 70 years now we have used the racing stage as the testing grounds for our latest technologies. We face great challenges today – in both sporting and organisational terms. We are determined to play an active role in shaping the future, while ensuring we retain our motorsports DNA, said Oliver Blume, Chairman of the Executive Board of Porsche AG at the digital Porsche Night of Champions.

"We place sustainability and electrification very high on our list of priorities," added Michael Steiner, Member of the Executive Board for Research and Development.

Porsche to present its future-driven Mission R concept study

The Mission R concept car combines state-of-the-art technologies and sustainable materials with a passion for racing. The all-electric Mission R racing car study caused a sensation when it was unveiled at the IAA MOBILITY 2021 in Munich, for example.

TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team is aiming at gaining its first race wins

The ABB FIA Formula E World Championship Series will be starting its eighth season in 2022. The TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team has set itself an ambitious goal for the next 16 world championship events: the Porsche 99X Electric is expected to turn its great potential into a series of successes.

Successful final pre-season test

The TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team is well prepared to tackle its third season of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship. Over the past few months, our development team in Weissach has made all the modifications permitted by the regulations and we are firmly convinced that the Porsche 99X Electric will be capable of leading the pack in the coming season. The TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team is putting in faith on continuity in the two cockpits: works drivers André Lotterer (#36) and Pascal Wehrlein (#94) will be on the grid again for the team from Weissach in 2022. The new season is scheduled to start on 28/29 January 2022 with two races in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia.

Two works Porsche 911 RSR entered once again in the FIA WEC

In the World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC), Porsche will again field two 515 PS 911 RSR in the 2022 season. The two racing cars will enter the upcoming six races under the leadership of Alexander Stehlig, Overall Project Manager and Head of Operations, and will field a slightly different driver crew.

The first race of the new season is billed to take place on 18 March in Sebring (USA), and on 11/12 June 2022, the two Porsche 911 RSR will compete in the 90th edition of the French endurance classic. When they compete in the highlight of the year, the two driver crews will be supported by works drivers Frédéric Makowiecki from France (#91) and Belgian Laurens Vanthoor (#92).

Preparing for the LMDh rollout: Cameron and Nasr added to driver line-up

Nasr, the 29-year-old ex-Formula 1 driver from Brazil, secured the championship in the North American endurance racing series in 2018 and 2021.

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Dec 19, 2021 at 05:54


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