We didn’t plan this but its turned out to be a Sean Edwards week here at oneighturbo! At 26 years of age, Englishman, Sean Edwards is having a profound impact on American motorsport fans. He has quickly become a front-runner in both Grand-Am and ALMS racing and his name is synonymous with Porsche Supercup and Carrera Cup Championships. Last year, Edwards was even able to play a part in Ron Howard’s film Rush where he portrayed his father. Edwards is coming off an awesome Supercup win last weekend and heading into the “Green Hell” for this weekends Nurburgring 24 Hour. Continue reading ‘Interview: Sean Edwards chats with oneighturbo’
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The second race of the 2013 FIA WEC season take place this weekend with the 6 hours of Spa-Francorchamps. Friday will see the first free practice kicking off and we will be there to bring you all the fumes and excitement. Now it’s your turn to prepare with the latest WEC Spotter Guide edition download.
35 entries make up this weekends event with Audi entering a third Audi R18 e-tron quattro in a longtail (low downforce) configuration. The no3 R18 will have Lucas Di Grassi, Marc Gene and Oliver “Olly” Jarvis sharing duties. The Nismo 2013 WEC 6 hours of Spa-Francorchamps Spotter Guide has all the details for you to scrutinize. Continue reading ‘Spotter Guide: Nismo 2013 WEC 6 hours of Spa-Francorchamps’
Today at the 61st Annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring fueled by Fresh from Florida, Team Falken Tire raced from a 12th place starting position to be a top contender for a majority of the race before earning the final step on the victory podium. With varying track temperatures, different track surfaces and twelve hours of intense competition, Sebring International Raceway demanded the best from drivers, teams and tires. All race long, the 2012 Porsche 911 GT3 RSR pushed forward, fighting through one of the most competitive GT classes the American Le Mans Series has seen. Continue reading ‘Team Falken Tire Earns Podium Finish at 61st 12 Hours of Sebring’
Today Team Falken Tire completed the final American Le Mans Series test session before the official sessions of the 12 Hours of Sebring begin tomorrow morning. The Indianapolis based team spent the five month off season productively with several tests at Sebring International Raceway to continue the development of their race winning tires. Continue reading ‘Team Falken Tire ready to win Sebring 12 Hour’
The internet was a buzz with Porsche testing at Sebring today. Earlier, we brought you the exclusive shots from the track. While it was rumored that Porsche might be testing the newest 911 member, it was never really known. Porsche has now come out with an official release and confirmed some of our earlier statements. Porsche AG Team Manthey will contest the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the FIA WEC Series. Richard Lietz and Patrick Pilet shared driving duties today. Continue reading ‘OFFICIAL: 2013 Porsche 911 RSR successfully concludes Sebring test’
The Porsche is definitely out of the bag now! Photog, Nick Busato, was just relaxing down at Sebring today and just happened to have his new gear with him… After a few dismal years behind, Porsche is looking forward to gaining all of its momentum back with the new 991 911 GT3. It’s fans are too! Continue reading ‘Porsche (991) 911 GT3 RSR gets caught testing at Sebring’
Racing season is on! Earlier today, the American Le Mans Series kicked off 2013 with the annual two day winter test sessions at Sebring. Fifteen entries were scheduled to show up with six of those flying the Porsche flag.
The first session was green at 8AM this morning with Falken Tire reporting temperatures at 64F ambient and 54F track. Continue reading ‘Day 1: Sebring Winter testing report’
Team Falken Tire drivers Bryan Sellers and Wolf Henzler will be joined by Porsche Factory driver Nick Tandy for select races in the 2013 American Le Mans Series schedule. Under returning Team Manager Derrick Walker, Tandy will stand as the third Falken Tire driver at the 12 Hours of Sebring season opener March 13-16. Continue reading ‘Nick Tandy joins Team Falken Tire for 12 Hours of Sebring’