PMSC fights for the podium spots

Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup held their 6 round of the year at Hungaroring in Hungary, under blue sunny skies. Championship leader Julien Andlauer had grabbed Pole Position ahead of his teammate and second in the championship, Michael Ammermüller. Larry ten Voorde and Tio Ellinas were next up on the grid, before Dylan Pereira and Al Faisal Al Zubair rounded off top 6. Championship frontrunner Mikkel Overgaard Pedersen had a bad qualifying, where he only did 13th fastest lap, but was demoted to 18th due to the penalty he carried over…

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Many interruptions at Hockenheimring – update 2

Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup 2019 had made it to Hockenheimring, which was the sixth round of the Championship. The qualifying was run in the dry, and it was an amazingly close session, since most of the field knows the track from either Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland or the previous PMSC seasons. Larry ten Voorde had taken Pole Position, while Dylan Pereira finally was back in the front of the field with P2. Michael Ammermüller started P3, ahead of Tio Ellinas, Florian Latorre and championship leader Julien Andlauer. The first 13…

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Fantastic Porsche fight at Silverstone

The Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup had gone to Silverstone in Great Britain, for the fourth round of the 2019 season. Ayhancan Güven had taken his maiden Pole Position in PMSC, ahead of Florian Latorre, Jaxon Evans, Mikkel Overgaard Pedersen, Larry Ten Voorde and Julien Andlauer. Those 6 drivers had swapped and changed at the top in the qualifying session, where the very final lap had counted towards the starting positions. Championship leader Michael Ammermüller was all the way back in 9th, so Andlauer and Pedersen had plenty of chances to…

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Steaming hot Austria race for PMSC – updated

Following a one month break, the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup was finally back on track. Red Bull Ring in Austria was hosting the third round of the 2019 championship, with three very young drivers starting at the front. Julien Andlauer had grabbed Pole Position ahead of Larry ten Voorde and Dylan Pereira, before the double Supercup Champion Michael Ammermüller brought some age and experience into fourth. The 30 cars blasted up towards Turn 1, which went surprisingly smooth. Ten Voorde was in the lead for a short time, before Andlauer…

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Close racing between the armcos

The second round of the 2019 Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup was run on the streets of Monaco. Michael Ammermüller started from Pole Position in front of Mikkel Overgaard Pedersen, Larry ten Voorde and Florian Latorre. Initially, ten Voorde had the Pole, but the Dutchman had set his fastest time under yellow flag and got relegated to P3, as his second best yet legal laptime placed him. The start went unusually well, where nobody was in trouble through the first corner, which wasn’t normally the case for PMSC in Monaco. Ammermüller…

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PMSC 2019 started in Barcelona

The Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup 2019 season got off to a start at Circuit de Catalunya near Barcelona. Julien Andlauer had grabbed his first Pole Position in PMSC ahead of a new name, Ayhancan Güven. Güven is the defending Porsche Carrera Cup Benelux Champion. The double defending PMSC Championship Michael Ammermüller started third, while Tio Ellinas started P4. Mikkel Overgaard Pedersen had secured fifth starting position, right ahead of one of his worst enemies from 2018, Jaap van Lagen. Güven pushed really hard towards Turn 1, and tried to outbrake…

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Fifth season for Mikkel O.

Mikkel Overgaard Pedersen will once again race in the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup. The young Danish driver has signed with the Italian Dinamic Motorsport outfit, so he will be present in a Porsche 911 GT3 Cup for the fifth season in a row, with the past two seasons being full seasons. Pedersen will have a brand new 2019 model at his disposal, which is a big upgrade from the previous season. He got a new car for the 2017 season, but continued in that one throughout the 2018 season. The…

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Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup ready for 2019

Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup is slowly getting ready for the 2019 season. There will be no changes to the 2018 venues, with the series once again running in Spain, Monaco, Austria, Great Britain, Germany, Hungary, Belgium, Italy, and Mexico. There will be some collective test days before and during the season as well, but those dates haven’t been announced just yet. The first driver has already announced his entry. Tio Ellinas will be driving for Lechner Racing. He has formerly raced in GP3 and GP2, but switched to Porsche Cup,…

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Ammermüller reclaims title

The Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup 2018 season finished in Mexico City. Championship leader Michael Ammermüller had Pole Position, just like in yesterday’s race. Julien Andlauer started second, followed by Thomas Preining. Nick Yelloly would start the race from fifth, as the final championship contender. Andlauer took the start, while Ammermüller came under a lot of pressure from teammate Preining. He managed to fend him off, and Preining actually lost out to Yelloly. Zaid Ashkanani tried to overtake Larry ten Voorde, but had to fall in behind again. The two pulled…

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The start got major impact on Mexico result

The penultimate race of the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup season was run at Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez i Mexico. Championship leader Michael Ammermüller had grabbed Pole Position ahead of Julien Andlauer and Larry ten Voorde. Championship contender Thomas Preining was starting from P4, while Nick Yelloly got a penalty for not slowing enough under yellow flags, so he would start 3 places further back than his qualifying position, dropping him from P6 to P9. Mikkel Overgaard Pedersen had qualified in P12 in the 26 car field. After a slight off track…

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Pink weekend at Monza

The 8th round of the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup was run at the ultra fast Monza track in Italy. Championship leader Michael Ammermüller had grabbed Pole Position ahead of his teammate Thomas Preining, local hero Mattia Drudi, Zaid Ashkanani and number two in the Championship, Nick Yelloly. Ammermüller made the best getaway, but was challenged by Preining towards the first chicane. The two drivers were almost bumping each other through the chicane, but Ammermüller had to drop to P2. Zaid Ashkanani, Dylan Pereira and Florian Latorre all had to take…

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Austrian dominance in Belgium

Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup was back from their summer holiday, when the 7th round of the year was run at Spa Francorchamps in Belgium. Thomas Preining had secured Pole Position for the second weekend in a row, while Julien Andlauer made it an all Porsche Junior first row. Larry ten Voorde had grabbed third ahead of Zaid Ashkanani. Felix Rosenqvist was the official guest driver of the weekend, and he had qualified the Porsche 911 GT3 Cup car into 10th starting position. The first two drivers in the Championship, Michael…

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Challenging Hungarian heat

With four races in five weeks, the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup finished off an intense first half of the season at the Hungaroring near Budapest in Hungary. The race weekend was incredibly hot for all the drivers, where the PMSC cars were lucky only to drive in the dry, whereas some of the other classes had to deal with some heavy showers. The race was done under brilliant sunshine, but it meant that the drivers had to nurse their tires through all 14 laps. Porsche Junior kører Thomas Preining had…

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Action-packed PMSC at Hockenheim

This year’s fifth round of Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup visited Hockenheim track in Germany, where Porsche really went all out to deliver a great race at their home track. The qualifying had been a bit of a lottery, where it rained shortly prior, and the track dried out during the qualifying session. Nick Yelloly took Pole Position ahead of Dane Mikkel Overgaard Pedersen, Mattia Drudi, Thomas Preining, and the championship leader Michael Ammermüller. Jaap van Lagen initially qualified seventh, but since he carried the penalty from Silverstone in form of…

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The Frenchman outdid the Brits

Florian Latorre continued his progress through the season, when the 4th round of the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup was run at Silverstone. The young French driver had grabbed Pole Position for the race this Sunday, ahead of the defending Championship Michael Ammermüller and Dylan Pereira. Mattia Drudi was in fourth ahead of the local guest driver Tom Wrigley, surprising everybody with fifth fastest time, right ahead of Julien Andlauer. P3 in the Championship, Nick Yelloly started the race in P7. Jaap van Lagen once again had problems in the qualifying,…

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The youth dominated in Austria

The third round of Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup 2018 was run at the Red Bull Ring in Austria today, in stunning sunshine. The Porsche Junior drivers Thomas Preining and Julien Andlauer grabbed the two first two positions on the starting grid, and that’s the first time for Preining to qualify that far up the grid. Andlauer’s teammate, Florian Latorre started P3. Championship leader Michael Ammermüller started all the way back in P6, right ahead of Mikkel Overgaard Pedersen, while Nick Yelloly, P2 in the Championship, started 8th. It was even…

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Good Monaco race for PMSC

Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup delivered some good old-fashioned racing, when they were support series to the Formula 1 at the Monaco Grand Prix. Nick Yelloly had out-tricked the defending Champion Michael Ammermüller in the qualifying, grabbing first starting position from the German. Zaid Ashkanani started third ahead of Dylan Pereira. Dane Mikkel Overgaard Pedersen had his best qualifying to date, starting 7th. Pablo Otero had an accident during practice, and without his damaged car, we had 27 starts for the race. Yelloly got the best start ahead of Ammermüller and…

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Good start to the PMSC season

Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup got the season started at Circuit de Catalunya near Barcelona in Spain. A total of 30 cars started the race, in a good mix of new and old names. The defending Champion Michael Ammermüller had taken Pole Position ahead of the new super star at Porsche, Julien Andlauer. Florian Latorre, teammate to Andlauer, had grabbed a surprising third position, ahead of the experienced drivers Jaap van Lagen, Nick Yelloly and Mattia Drudi. Ammermüller got the best of starts, while Latorre really blew it. Jaap van Lagen…

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Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup starts this weekend

The Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup starts this weekend at Circuit de Catalunya in Spain. The start of the season happen at the Spanish Formula 1 Grand Prix, and a massive line-up of 28 full season drivers are ready, with a few extras doing selected races. The defending Champion Michael Ammermüller will once again run for Lechner Racing, who will run pink cars this year, since they have gotten BWT as sponsors, like we know from teams like Force India. He will be joined by the Porsche Junior driver Thomas Preining,…

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Danish driver in Porsche Supercup once again

When the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup starts their new season in May, there will once again be a Dane on the starting grid. 21 year-old Mikkel Overgaard Pedersen will once again represent the Danish colours in the International one-make series, which runs as a support to the European and once over seas round of the Formula 1 World Championship. That will be the fourth season for him in the Championship, with 2015 only being a single round at COTA in the USA. He did Barcelona, Monaco and Hockenheim in 2016,…

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