Porsche GT3 R Hybrid to Race at Laguna Seca

Porsche GT3 R Hybrid to Race at Laguna Seca
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Porsche is about to unleash a very different type of hybrid on the residents of California, announcing plans to have the GT3 R Hybrid race car take part in the American Le Mans Series race at Laguna Seca on September 17th. The race car won’t be eligible to race for points, as the ALMS governing… Continue Reading...

Porsche GT3 R Hybrid Claims First Competition Win Thanks to Hybrid Efficiency

Porsche GT3 R Hybrid Claims First Competition Win Thanks to Hybrid Efficiency
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What Audi did for diesels in endurance racing, Porsche is looking to replicate with hybrid technology, claiming its first win today for the GT3 R Hybrid at round four of the Nürburgring Long Distance Championship in Germany. The car was piloted by works drivers Richard Lietz, Marco Holzer and Patrick Long. Touting the hybrid car’s… Continue Reading...

Hybrids Given Green Light for Next Year’s Le Mans Series

Hybrids Given Green Light for Next Year’s Le Mans Series
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Audi‘s podium sweep at this years 24 Hours of Le Mans might just be the last time diesels dominate the series. The Automobile Club de L’Ouest (ACO), which runs the endurance classic, has announced rule changes for next year’s season that will see the elimination of the GT1 Class and changes to the LMP2 class,… Continue Reading...

New Porsche Videos Highlight Hybrids, From 918 Spyder to GT3 R

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Porsche has just released two new videos outlining the technology, development and capabilities of both the 918 Spyder Concept and GT3 R Hybrid race car – the two models that stole the show at the Geneva Auto Show in March. Calling the 918 Spyder, “The future of motorsport and series production” it would seems as… Continue Reading...

Porsche GT3 R Hybrid Takes 6th Place in First Race, May Compete in ALMS This Year

Porsche GT3 R Hybrid Takes 6th Place in First Race, May Compete in ALMS This Year
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In its first outing at the season opener for the Nürburgring Long Distance Championship race, Porsche’s new GT3 R Hybrid placed an impressive sixth overall, raising speculation that there may be a future for hybrid sports cars. In fact, according to a report by Autoblog Green, Porsche spokesmen Steve Janisse and Andy Schupak have confirmed… Continue Reading...

Porsche GT3 R Hybrid Race Car Headed for Geneva Debut

Porsche GT3 R Hybrid Race Car Headed for Geneva Debut
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Porsche will bring hybrid technology to the race track when it debuts the 911 GT3 R hybrid at the Geneva Auto Show in March. Based on the GT3 chassis, the race car is powered by a traditional 4.0-liter flat-six engine making 480-hp at the rear wheels. In addition, two electric motors will be used to… Continue Reading...
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