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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Michael Ammermüller takes second victory of the weekend

Michael Ammermüller managed to double up on the wins this weekend, when second round of Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup was run at Circuit de Catalunya. Dennis Olsen once again took second place, while Pole man from both yesterday and today, Matt Campbell finished third. Campbell got a much better start today, without it being perfect, and that was what Ammermüller took full advantage of into turn 1. Olsen had to fight his way past the Australian later in the race. On lap 1 we saw a collision between Josh Webster…

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Ammermüller wins the opening round of Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup

Michael Ammermüller got the perfect start to the season, when Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup started their season in Barcelona. It was Australian Matt Campbell who started on Pole Position, but made a big mess of the start, so he was passed left and right towards turn 1. Campbell managed to crawl back to 5th which is a bit of a shame, when you are starting from first position. Norwegian Dennis Olsen managed to grab second after a good overtaking on Dan Cammish from Great Britain. Giovanni Berton had a short…

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Mikkel O. Pedersen signs Porsche Supercup contract

Mikkel O. Pedersen has signed a contract with Team MRS for a full season in Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup. He will participate in a brand new factory build Porsche 911 GT3 Cup car in the big international series. The young driver from Struer in Denmark has had a small taste of the series, with one start in 2015 in Austin, and then a few more races during 2016. The small team from Struer ran their own car with some help from MRS, but had to realize halfway through the season…

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Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup ready with their 2017 calendar

Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup is ready with their 2017 calendar. The support series for Formula 1 since 1993 have ten races on their calendar for next season, and it even includes a brand new venue. The season starts with a collective test at Circuit De Catalunya April 17th-18th before the real season starts three weeks later at the same track, with a double round opening the season. The season finale will be held in Mexico, who replaces COTA as the non-European round. The calendar is as follows: April 17th-18th –…

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Porsche in a major shake-up for 2017

Porsche has done a major shake-up for the 2017 programmes. It was already clear around two months ago, that there would be changes at Porsche in 2017. The 2015 World Champion, Mark Webber, announced that he would stop as an active driver after this season. Furthermore there were rumours around the paddock about other changes, but nothing concrete. It has, however, been clear for a long time that Porsche would return to GTE-Pro as a factory team with their new 911 car. Only a few days after the season finale…

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Sven Müller wins Mobil 1 Porsche Supercup 2016 Championship

Sven Müller wins the Mobil 1 Porsche Supercup 2016 Championship The title was secured at the final round of the year at the COTA track in Austin, Texas. With a controlled ride, we saw the 24 year old driver secure the 2nd title in 2 weeks, after winning Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland last weekend. Mathieu Jaminet won both races of the weekend, with Matteo Cairoli catching P2 ahead of Jeffrey Schmidt today. Müller finished 2nd yesterday ahead of Robert Lukas. Cairoli lost the chances for the title yesterday when he…

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Sven Müller wins in the English rain

German Sven Müller won the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup at Silverstone, after a fantastic drive from 3rd starting position. All the cars were on slicks on the formation lap, but then the rain came and the start was aborted. Everybody got the chance to change to rain tyres and then the race was started 10 minutes later behind safety car. That lasted for 2 laps before the field was released. The poleman Mathieu Jaminet kept the lead for the first laps ahead of Matteo Cairoli, but first Müller overtook Cairoli…

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Sven Müller wins chaotic Supercup race

Sven Müller won a very chaotic Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup race. On a drying Red Bull Ring he made a super start from 3rd start position and took the lead already in turn one. The poleman Matteo Cairoli made a big mess of the start, and only came out of turn 1 as 4th – a position that he would stay in for the remaining 16 laps for the race. Mathieu Jaminet and Jeffrey Schmidttook the other 2 positions at the podium, and there wasn’t much drama at the front…

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Porsche Supercup rained away in Monaco

The Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup race in Monaco completely rained away. It had been raining during the night, and after a break in the rain, it started again just as the cars left the grid. Already before that, it was decided to start the race behind the Safety Car. When the race went green it only lasted a few laps before the SC boards had to go out again. Mikkel Overgaard Pedersen was unlucky to slide off the track at Sainte Devote corner due to the rain. His car was…

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Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup celebrates anniversary in Monaco

Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup will celebrate their anniversary in Monaco. It will be race number 250 in the series that started in 1993. Several well known drivers have been through the class – both racing drivers and VIP’s. If we take a look at previous champions, we will notice names as Uwe Alzen, Emmanuel Collad, Jörg Bergmeister, Jeroen Bleekemolen, Richard Westbrook, Rene Rast and Nicki Thiim. And of course Mr. Supercup – Patrick Huisman – the 4 times champion. The series has been using many different versions of the current…

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Matteo Cairoli wins season opener in Barcelona

Matteo Cairoli won the opening race in Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup at Circuit de Catalunya. The support race to Formula 1 saw a lot of battles and some losers as well. One of the title favourites, Christian Engelhart, was unlucky to be in a collision with Jeffrey Schmidt, that saw Engelhart ending up in the gravel and resulting in a safety car. After the safety car we saw a big battle between Paul Rees, Mikkel O. Pedersen and many others. There was a lot of positions changed and a bit…

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Matteo Cairoli takes Pole Position in season opener

It was the Italian driver Matteo Cairoli who took Pole Position for the season opener in Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup at Circuit de Catalunya. He leads the field of 23 cars, where Mathieu Jaminet, Sven Müller and Michael Ammermüller qualified for the following positions. One of the championship favourites, Christian Engelhart, was lacking some speed today and only qualified 7th. His MRS Cup teammate Mikkel Overgaard Pedersen impressed everybody by qualifying 9th in the ultra competitive field. The young Danish rookie has just had a small taste last year at…

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