Porsche Racetrack Stories
Bend at the Nürburgring on misty morning
Driving on Grand Prix circuits with the Porsche Track Experience Experience the thrill of the world’s greatest tracks with the Porsche Track Experience from behind the wheel of a Porsche 911 GT3 RS or 718 Cayman GT4 RS – painted Grand Prix White, of course. Read more
Porsche 963 on racetrack at 24 Hours of Le Mans
A beginner’s guide to the 24 Hours of Le Mans The 24 Hours of Le Mans is one of the biggest dates in the motorsport calendar. Ahead of its 101st edition, discover its history and what makes it so special for Porsche Read more
Porsche Taycan Turbo GT Purple Sky Metallic static on racetrack
Everything you need to know about the new Porsche Taycan Turbo GT With astonishing performance, incredible dynamics and head-turning looks, the record-breaking Taycan Turbo GT is the fastest all-electric production car that Porsche has ever built Read more
Porsche race drivers Kévin Estre, Thomas Preining and Michael Christensen
Three top Porsche Motorsport drivers on their road to success What do you need to become a top racing driver? How do you get there? And what attracts you in the first place? A trio of Porsche race stars explain Read more
TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E 99X Electric cars on track
How fast do Formula E cars go? Formula E has a growing reputation for being one of motorsport’s most entertaining series. With Porsche entering works and customer teams in the all-electric championship, find out all about its hi-tech racecars Read more
Jade Green Porsche 911 GT3 with Manthey Kit in profile
Upgrading a 911 GT3 with the Manthey Kit Zhanna Tam has loved fast cars all her life. Today she owns a GT3 that she’s made sure gives her the very best performance on road and track Read more
Porsche Coanda Esports Racing Team driver Josh Rogers at wheel
How to get into sim racing: 7 tips from Esports sim racer Josh Rogers From learning technical skills to staying fit, top driver Josh Rogers offers expert advice on how to up your sim racing game Read more
Man crossed arms leaning on Porsche in snow, mountain backdrop
What is the F.A.T. Ice Race? Ferdi Porsche reveals all The story of how Ferdi Porsche revived the tradition of holding motorsport races on a frozen Austrian lake – and all about its new event in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains Read more
Iron Dames with pink 911 RSR at night on track
Who are the all-female Iron Dames motor racing team? Since forming in 2018, the Iron Dames racing team has been tearing up the track in their Porsche racecars, winning races and changing the perception of women in motorsport Read more
Porsche 917/20 in Pink Pig livery at Le Mans
What is the Porsche Pink Pig? The Pink Pig racing livery started life as a bit of an in-joke – but the car itself was a serious competitor. Today, it lives on in Le Mans-winning cars and even a kitesurf sail design Read more
Porsche 911 GT3 R rennsport race car in side profile
Track weapon: what is the Porsche 911 GT3 R rennsport? Based on the 911 GT3 R, Porsche has created a phenomenal track car that combines a design-led approach with the technical benefits gained from not having to follow standard competition rules. A car that celebrates the pure joy of racing Read more
Three Porsche hypercars lined up on cobbled square, noses showing
Five of the greatest Porsche hypercars The hypercar is the very zenith of automotive high performance. From the legendary 959 to the all-new Mission X concept, these dynamic Porsche hypercar models have helped redefine what’s possible when it comes to fast cars Read more
Racing driver, wearing helmet, with visor up
How to become a better racing driver with the Porsche Track Experience Fred Poordad, a world-renowned scientist in the field of liver disease, is also a successful racing driver. But his racing career really sped up when he joined the Porsche Track Experience Read more
Rear of two Porsche 550 Spyder cars on Großglockner Pass
A history of the iconic Porsche Spyder name For Porsche, the Spyder name is special. From debuting with the ground-breaking Porsche 550 racecar that won the Carrera Panamericana and Targa Florio to today’s record-breaking 718 Spyder RS, let’s go for a spin through Porsche history Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more
Woman walks past garage doors revealing several Porsche 911 sportscars
Is this the world’s best private Porsche collection? Californian Lisa Taylor has built up an impressive collections of new and classic Porsche cars – racing them, showing them and sharing her love for them Read more
Man works on Porsche 911 GT3 racecar in pit lane
How to become a better driver with Porsche The Porsche Track Experience has been helping improve drivers racing skills for nearly five decades. Experts from Porsche and Manthey help explain why its programmes set the benchmark for making you better track drivers Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more
Arctic Grey Porsche 718 Spyder RS on an open road
Six things you need to know about the Porsche 718 Spyder RS A high-revving, extremely powerful engine, shared with the GT3 Cup racecar. Roof down roadster excitement. Dynamic chassis. And a sporty, focused interior. This is a Porsche two-seater sportscar like no other Read more
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 Read more
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. Read more
The Porsche 917 – the greatest racing car of all time? From securing Porsche its debut Le Mans win to incredible speed records and North American victories, this is the story of the 917. One that conquered the world, made history and been an inspiration for Porsche motorsport ever since – including today’s Porsche 963 race car Read more
White with red 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 Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more
Red Porsche 911 Speedster in 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 Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more
A close-up of Simona De Silvestro’s face, she looks straight into the camera.
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. Read more
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 Read more
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. Read more
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. Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more
“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 Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more
Rear view of Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS driving in a tunnel
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 Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more
Unique Porsche ice tracks inside the Arctic Circle
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 Read more
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 Read more
André Lotterer in TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E car
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 Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more
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? Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more