Racetrack

Red, white and black Porsche 963 racecar driving Goodwood Hillclimb

What is the Porsche 963 racecar?

The Porsche 963 is what racecars dream to be when they grow up. Making its race debut at the 24 Hours of Daytona, the 2023 motorsport season welcomes a new star of the track
Porsche 911 RSR in pits at 8 Hours of Bahrain

Andy Werner’s guide to racecar livery design

Discover how one man went from designing online virtual motorsport designs for fun to becoming one of the most in-demand livery and helmet designers, including Porsche Le Mans cars and racing helmets for many well-known names
Rear of red Porsche 911 Speedster,  Forza Horizon 5 game

Forza Horizon 5: the complete list of Porsche cars

Race through Mexico in a spectacular range of Porsche cars. This is the complete list of cars available in Forza Horizon 5
Porsche 956 speeding along racetrack, background blurred

How the Porsche 956 became an endurance racing legend

From Nürburgring records to Le Mans victory, the 956 dominated the racing world for more than a decade. This is the story of how engineering innovation way ahead of its time helped create one of the world’s most successful racing cars
Porsche TAG Heuer Supercup car doing doughnuts on the track

How to be a better sim racer, with Porsche racing driver Laurin Heinrich

Laurin Heinrich, is an accomplished Esports racer, using simulators to help hone his all-round driving ability. Heed his advice, and you’ll help improve your racing skills whether virtual or real life
Porsche 911 (Type 991) at Porsche Experience Center Atlanta

Where are the Porsche Experience Centers?

With handling tracks, off-road courses, e-racing simulators and more plus expert professionals on hand to guide you, you’ll become a better driver after a visit to any of the nine Porsche Experience Centers around the world
Image of Porsche Simulator car overlooking three large screens

Real vs reality: how VR and racing simulators improve driving skills

Ordinary simulators do not look like a real Porsche 935 or 911 GT3 Cup – but they do if you’re a participant at the Porsche Racing Experience. Along with VR headsets, they can really help improve real-life track skills
Digitally ehanced image of Porsche 904 on rainy racetrack

How to edit your Porsche car photography

A top automotive digital creator shows us how, with a little time and effort, you can take a standard car photo and edit it into something special

Not even flames can stop Simona De Silvestro on her way forward

Discover how Simona's childhood dream of racing sports cars led to a career pushing electric cars to their limits on the racetrack.
Man standing beside white Porsche 911

The Porsche x Michelin guide to tyres – with Mr JWW

Porsche owner and automotive content creator Mr JWW visits Michelin’s development facility in France to discover why it’s crucial to use Porsche-recommended tyres
Jacky Ickx sits in a racing car and points to something outside of the car which cannot be seen in the picture.

The man of Le Mans: Jacky Ickx

What makes a successful sports car racer? After dominating racetracks for a living, Jacky Ickx might know a thing or two.
René Metge is standing at the finish line and celebrating with his hands in the air.

René Metge's dusty road to success

Drifting through the 1984 Paris-Dakar Rally in what's now revered as a timeless Porsche classic car, Metge defied the odds to fulfil his dream.

Porsche heaven and the Green Hell

Pure speed isn’t the aim at the Nürburgring – aka the ‘Green Hell’ – for those who choose classic cars training as part of the Porsche Track Experience. It’s unlimited driving pleasure

A mythical venue where legends are made

The Porsche Track Experience’s annual trip to Spa is a highlight of the annual training calendar. Just be courageous. Especially through corners

The greatest corner in motorsport

What’s it really like to drive Spa-Francorchamps’ celebrated Raidillon de l’Eau Rouge combination? Intimidating. Thrilling. And breathtaking
Eau Rouge at Spa-Francorchamps race track during a 24-hour race

7 of the greatest race track corners

The best race tracks are like great drivers – iconic, challenging and incredibly exciting. But ask a driver what makes a circuit really stand out and they’ll say its corners. We list some of the very best

North slide: going sideways in Lapland

There’s fewer more fun things to do in a Porsche than spend all day driving and drifting on ice. Just ask the Australians we met at the Ice Experience in Lapland

“I just want to have fun”

When you undertake Classic cars training at the Porsche Track Experience, you’ll encounter extraordinary vehicles and passionate owners
Side view of Porsche 911 GT3 RS on starting grid

Your questions answered: 8 things you need to know about the new Porsche 911 GT3 RS

Lighter than before and featuring increased downforce, the performance of the new 911 GT3 RS has been raised to levels that make it an aerodynamic wonder
Driver stands in front of white Taycan indoors, hall behind

Beyond limits: the record-breaking Taycan

From endurance to drifting to acceleration, the Porsche Taycan has racked up performance record after record for electric vehicles in no time at all. And it hasn’t stopped yet

Your questions answered: 7 things you need to know about the Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS

This is the 718 Cayman GT4 RS – the fastest street-legal Cayman that Porsche has ever produced. Let’s dive into the details of this spectacular sportscar
A racing driver sitting in a Porsche

How to race: a beginner’s guide to track days

The Porsche Track Experience performance training is for everyone and getting started is super straightforward. We accompanied newcomer Sigurd on his journey to track driving
Porsche 963 LMDh racecar on start line before Goodwood Hillclimb

Porsche highlights from the 2022 Goodwood Festival of Speed

Home of the famous Goodwood Hillclimb, it’s one of the automotive events of the year as thousands of fans, a legion of incredible cars and stars of the track head to the English countryside for a weekend to remember. Porsche was there in force with some special cars
2022 24 Hours of Le Mans Porsche 911 RSR racecar

The Le Mans-winning Porsche RSR: 12 things you need to know

The Porsche 911 RSR racecar has just grabbed a stunning victory in its last-ever outing in the GTE-Pro class category at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Nearly 50 years after the debut of the first ever Porsche RSR racecar, we pay tribute to the RSR with a dozen roaring facts
Yellow Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7 with ducktail

What is the Porsche 911 ducktail?

Fifty years ago, a new, lightweight 911 with a unique aerodynamic rear wing was unleashed. It was a decision that would determine how many of the fastest Porsche sportscars would look to this day. This is the story of the Porsche 911 ducktail
A man and a woman lean against a Porsche racing car

How to become a racecar driver through the Porsche Track Experience

The Porsche Track Experience has brought one father and daughter closer – leading them to their own Porsche customer racing encounters. Find out how Sydney and Bruce win and lose together
Two Porsche sportscars overtaking in front of yellow fields

Light, powerful, fast: how the 911 GT3 is inspired by the Carrera RS 2.7

The wonder of the Porsche 911 GT3 cannot be considered in isolation. Nearly five decades before, the 911 Carrera RS 2.7 was a Porsche sportscar equally at home on both road and racetrack
Designer sprays racing helmet with airbrush paint

The Porsche guide to motorsport’s most iconic racing helmets

Every bit as much as racing style and personality, the helmet designs of motorsport’s top drivers become their signatures. Find out the stories behind a selection of the greatest racing helmets in history
Porsche Taycan electric sportscars hooked up to a charging trailer

How does a mobile charging trailer for EVs work?

At major driving events with lots of participants, fast, concentrated charging power is needed. With the Porsche Turbo Charging trailer, ten Porsche Taycan electric sportscar at the same time, no matter where
Two men at restaurant table beside blue Porsche 911 GT3

How a Porsche racetrack day improves your driving skills

How a personal instructor and race mechanic takes your Porsche track driving skills to the next level – and why the 911 GT3 is the perfect sportscar for all occasions
991 GTS RS and Cayman GT4 Clubsport in motion on virtual racetrack

The complete list of Porsche cars in Gran Turismo 7

Which Porsche cars can you drive in the new edition of Gran Turismo? Here’s a comprehensive checklist to get you off the starting grid and on your way to unlocking iconic vehicles
Black 911 (996) GT3 on gravel, mountains behind

“My Porsche 996 GT3 has rapidly become a favourite”

When Loren Beggs was 13, he wandered past the first ever Porsche car dealership in the US. A place where road cars were displayed next to their racecar siblings. No surprise, then, that it caused him to fall head over heels for Porsche
Porsche 917K racing cars at Monza 1000km race in 1971

A Porsche guide to driving at Monza, F1’s fastest racetrack

Porsche racing teams have celebrated extraordinary successes at Monza. Gianmaria Bruni explains what awaits participants in the Porsche Track Experience there
Red Porsche Taycan Turbo S corners on a racetrack

Trust the thrust: how to drive fast in a Taycan

On the E-Warm-up course at the Hockenheimring, drivers hit the track to explore the outer limits of the extraordinary Porsche electric sports car
Woman in blazer and green gloves at wheel of Porsche

A feeling of control: the Porsche women-only trackday

Head to any motor racing circuit and men usually outnumber women. A special women-only Porsche event in Croatia hopes to fast-track females to experiencing trackdays more frequently
Laurin Heinrich in racing suit in front of Porsche racecar

Meet the Porsche Supercup star using sim racing to improve his driving skills

The worlds of track racing and sim racing are increasingly merging. Just ask Laurin Heinrich. A rising star of Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup, he’s also an accomplished sim racer. In fact, virtual driving is essential to improving track skills, he says
Two assembly workers work on a Taycan a Porsche Zuffenhausen

Where are Porsche cars made?

From Zuffenhausen to Malaysia, we dive into the wide world of Porsche to find out which production car is made where, taking in plenty of automotive history along the way
Racetrack designer Hermann Tilke at work in his office

Hermann Tilke: how to design a racetrack

Over 40 years, Hermann Tilke has designed many of today’s great F1 circuits as well as six Porsche Experience Centre tracks. He tells us that it's about combining landscape and physics, digital tech and humancentric engineering
Sun breaking through cloudy sky over Nürburgring racetrack

Porsche Track Experience: the Nürburgring’s greatest corners

21km. 87 corners. Over 300m of elevation change. Two Porsche Experience Master training course participants at the Nürburgring reveal their favourite Nordschleife corners
Drivers dressed in race suits, one in helmet, chatting

A Porsche track day at the Nürburgring

If you love driving, nothing beats the freedom of driving a Porsche on a racetrack. We join drivers at the Porsche GT Trackday, part of the Porsche Racing Experience, and find out what makes them so special
Man stands next to red Porsche Taycan in snowy scene

How to drive a Porsche in winter

Snow and ice are among the biggest challenges for any driver. But, says Porsche driving expert, Jukka Honkavuori, a combination of basic physics and keeping your cool goes a long way to conquering your fears and keeping you safe
Tractor tows frozen tanker trailer on snow-covered ground

Masters of ice: how to make a Porsche race track in the Arctic

Over 350,000m2 of expertly prepared ice, the Porsche Driving Area Levi in Finland welcomes adrenaline-seeking enthusiasts 170km north of the Arctic Circle
Bearded man in red hat looks out towards light

Festival of colour: the vivid Porsche race car art of Jake Yorath

Manufacturers like Porsche, race series, racing teams and global brands flock to this British automotive artist for his inspiring artwork that’s dynamic and instantly recognisable

Green means go: a beginner’s guide to Formula E

With its fast and furious new season now underway, here’s six things you need to know about the ground-breaking, all-electric motorsport series
Drone shot of sports car being wrapped

How to wrap a Porsche race car

At Manthey-Racing, Porsche Racing Experience's Porsche 911 RSR is transformed into a true visual masterpiece
Hans Mezger is standing next to one of the TAG Turbo Porsche engines that he designed.

A life full of powerful dreams

Mezger's passion for Porsche was second to none. His timeless designs led to the creation of truly iconic engines for the racetrack and the streets.
Rendered red and white Mission R car

E-mobility at Porsche: the sustainable Mission R racing car

With the Taycan and its involvement in Formula E, Porsche has already declared its commitment to an electrified future. Now, with the Mission R concept study, it reveals its vision for customer racing
Red and white Porsche prototype racecar on track

A peek into the future Porsche racing experience

Mission R is a new, all-electric concept racecar. But what mission is it trying to accomplish? In this case, the clue is in the name. ‘R’ is for racing. And the Mission R is here to set out Porsche’s vision for the future of customer motorsport
Driver in race helmet adjusts gloves outside pit garage

Porsche Track Experience masterclass with Timo Bernhard

Who better to mentor aspiring racing drivers and push them to the limit on the Porsche Track Experience – Learn from the Best course than a two-time world champ?
Blue Porsche 911 GT3 on track in late evening sunlight

The devil’s in the detail: the new 911 GT3

From a stunning new rear wing to a game-changing front suspension set-up, find out why the Porsche icon is now even better than ever
A Porsche 911 GT3 RS on the racetrack

A steep learning curve: the Porsche Track Experience

Porsche enthusiasts perfect the ideal racing line and hone their all-round driving skills on the Master GT training course
Rear view of yellow 911 drifting on wet track

Slide rules: how to drift a car

For the drivers taking part in the Porsche Track Experience, perfect car control is key. Achieving the perfect drift, they learn, is all about keeping cool, calm and connected
Porsche racing driver Jeff Zwart with collection of Porsche cars

Porsche racing experience: training for Pikes Peak

Ahead of this year’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, legendary racer Jeff Zwart has been sharing his racing experience with a new wave of Porsche drivers eager to be crowned King of the Mountain
Close-up of Lars Kern Porsche test driver in helmet

Nürburgring race track: Lars Kern on the perfect lap

Lars Kern is one of the fastest people to lap the Nürburgring race track in a production car. Now the Porsche test driver has added to his growing collection with the record for fastest SUV in the new Cayenne

The late starter

Dean Neuls will soon have completed all three levels of the Porsche Racing Experience. This is the story of one of the original participants and his entry into the world of motorsport

How the electric Taycan slid its way to success

The full story of how a rear-wheel drive Porsche Taycan broke the world-best time for the longest recorded permanent drift for an electric vehicle