The American Le Mans Series is taking steps to promote renewable fuels and alternative fuel sources. Series president Scott Atherton is out to prove that racing can produce environmental benefits.
Porsche Launches Version 2.0 Of Amazing 911 GT3 R Hybrid Racer
If at first you don't succeed ... make your race car better. That's the principle behind yesterday's launch of the Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid 2.0. It's the second iteration of Porsche's ground-breaking 911 endurance racer fitted with a Kinetic Energy Recovery System, or KERS. The first version of the...John Voelcker
Peugeot, Audi Diesels Lead Petit Le Mans, Porsche Hybrid Finishes Race
Endurance racing has more than its share of heartbreak. For Porsche Motorsport, this weekend's Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta provided sweet relief to a galling memory: Its unique 911 GT3 R Hybrid race car retired less than two hours before the checkered flag during May's 24 Hours of Nurburgring...John Voelcker
Tuning Porsche's 911 GT3 R Hybrid Race Car: It's All Software
Road Atlanta -- Two days before the Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid competes for the first time on U.S. soil, the head of its development team said the company plans further development of the technology. Dr. Daniel Armbruster, whose official title is manager of the motorsports development process for the...John Voelcker
Testing World's Fastest Hybrid Racer: Long 'Still Charged Up'
What's it like driving the Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid, the world's fastest hybrid vehicle? Ask driver Patrick Long, and he'll tell you he's "still pretty charged up (forgive the pun)" after returning to the States following two weeks of testing the car on the Lausitzring circuit outside Berlin. We...John Voelcker