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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oneighturbo’s 2013 is off to a good start with a new addition to our team, Sean Yoder. We met Sean at the Forza Motorsport party during the 2011 Petit Le Mans. Forza 4 was running on these amazing simulators from simcraft. Sean’s first mission… The Rolex 24 at Daytona!
Read on to learn a bit more about Mr. Yoder and let him know how’s he doing in the comments.
Underscoring the cooperative spirit of their merger announced last September, GRAND-AM Road Racing and the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patron today unveiled the initial concept for the organizations’ unified competition class structure that will debut in January 2014 at the 52nd running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona. Continue reading ‘GRAND-AM, ALMS Announce Class Structure For Unified Series’
The Exim Bank Team China Porsche duo of Matt Halliday (NZL) and Mike Parisy (FRA) produced a superb drive in challenging wet-dry conditions to secure a narrow victory in the Championship Race at Zolder.
The Porsche pair’s win followed their third place in yesterday’s Qualifying Race and lifted them to second in the drivers’ standings. Continue reading ‘Exim Bank Team China Porsche win GT1 at Zolder’
Volkswagen Group is firing on all cylinders. VW CEO Martin Winterkorn remains determined to pass General Motors and Toyota to become the world’s largest automaker by 2018. This rise to the top could even happen this year, if you believe forecasts from market researchers such as IHS Automotive.
In Europe, the German group currently owns more than a fifth of the market – with a share of 23.2 percent, which is more than PSA/Peugeot-Citroen (12.6 percent) and Renault (9.4 percent) combined. Continue reading ‘VW CEO Winterkorn faces 4 tough tests’
With effect from October 2011, Jorg Kerner will be heading up the power train development division for Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart at the Weissach Development Centre. The 41-year-old succeeds Dr. Heinz-Jakob Neusser, who at the same time takes charge of power train development at the Volkswagen brand. Continue reading ‘Audi exec Jorg Kerner heads to Porsche’
WCF is reporting that Porsche CEO Matthias Mueller has told German newspaper Handelsblatt that they are indeed looking at reviving the 550 Spyder. The classic open-top 2-seater Porsche and would replace the current Boxster and be less expensive. Continue reading ‘Confirmed: Porsche 550 Spyder in the works’
Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, is girding itself for tomorrow’s challenges with a forward-looking quality strategy. The growth in vehicle production, an increasingly diverse model range and technical complexity, innovative drive concepts and discerning customers’ individual expectations of premium sports cars require the continuous development of all quality criteria. That is the goal of the international quality conference for which 150 experts from the sports car manufacturer’s development, production, purchasing and worldwide sales areas are meeting at Porsche’s ultramodern Leipzig plant. Continue reading ‘Porsche sets new quality standards’