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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Porsche with full entry

Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup is heading towards a great season, with all available spots taken up already. 28 cars will be racing for the full season, with room for four extra local entries at each round, for drivers who wants to start one or a few selected races. The names of the teams and drivers haven’t been announced by the series just yet, since the teams have until 15 April to get the full season drivers signed. But they have revealed that there will be teams from 7 different countries…

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Campbell wins again – Ammermüller Champion

Sunday saw the final round of this year’s Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup being run at Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez in Mexico City. The winner from yesterday, Matt Campbell started from Pole Position, while the two title candidates, Michael Ammermüller and Dennis Olsen, were starting on the two following positions, with the Dan Cammish in fourth. When the five red lights turned off, 30 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup roared towards the narrow Turn 1-2 combination. Everybody but Tom Sharp made it past Turn 2, with the rest of the lap running smooth…

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Campbell wins – Championship to be decided Sunday

Matt Campbell won the Saturday Round of the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup in Mexico. The 22 year-old Australian started the race from P2, in a sandwich between the two title candidates, Dennis Olsen on Pole Position and Michael Ammermüller in P3. Olsen made a small mistake on the second lap of the race, losing two positions, and dropping behind both Campbell and Ammermüller. After six laps of the race, the Safety Car had to come onto the track, closing up the whole field. Once the race was released again, Campbell…

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Action packed Monza race for in Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup

It was an unusual start to the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup weekend at Monza, when the 9th round of this years Championship was held at the Italian high speed circuit. Due to heavy rain yesterday, the starting grid was set on the practice times that was run on Friday. That meant that Matt Campbell started from Pole Position ahead of Zaid Ashkanani and Championship leader Michael Ammermüller. Campbell won the start ahead of Ashkanani, while Dennis Olsen and Michael Ammermüller were side by side through the first chicane. There was…

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Another Norwegian victory at Spa

Dennis Olsen started for second consecutive day from Pole Position on Spa Francorchamps, but today it was with Nick Yelloly in second, followed by Michael Ammermüller. There were a lot more action in the race today than yesterday’s, which the spectators around the track certainly enjoyed. Glauco Solieri got unfortunately technical problems already at the start and couldn’t get the car to move. It led to a Safety Car, since the car had to be removed from the track. When the race got restarted, Olsen and Yelloly quickly distanced themselves…

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Norwegian Victory at Spa

Dennis Olsen took a start-to-finish victory when the 7th round of Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup was run at Spa Francorchamps. The Norwegian Porshe junior driver got his second win this season, in a race where he beat Italian Mattia Drudi and German Michael Ammermüller. Behind them there were more battles for the positions, where Matt Campbell lost a few places because he went too wide on turn one. Drudi attempted an outbraking manouvre on Olsen at the end of the long Kemmel Straight on the first lap, but the Italian…

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Matt Campbell takes maiden win in PMSC

Round 4 of this year’s Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup was run at the Red Bull Ring in Austria. Matt Campbell started from Pole Position, ahead of Mattia Drudi and Michael Ammermüller. Top 3 got a good start and kept their positions through the first corners. On the second lap of the race we had Piotr Parys and Giovanni Berton spin in the middle of the field, but luckily nobody hit them. Daniele Di Amato, Philip Morin, and Zaid Ashkanani had a close fight, which saw the three drivers going side…

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Michael Ammermüller wins in Monaco

Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup had their prestigious race in Monaco this morning. The race at the front of the field wasn’t the most interesting ever, since German Michael Ammermüller had a good start and lead race from Pole to chequered flag. Behind him, we saw Brit Dan Cammish overtake Norwegian Dennis Olsen at the start, and after that they kept the positions until the finish. Behind them, however, there were more action. Dylan Pereira broke his rear wing right after the start, when he hit one of the signs hanging…

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