Porsche Carrera Cup
Now in its sixteenth year, the Porsche Carrera Cup has provided many drivers with the springboard to greater things due to its high visibility on the racing calendar. The series is contested at several levels: Pro, Pro Am 1, Pro Am 2, Rookie and team level championships.
The cars are identical 911 (Type 991) GT3 Cup Car with 460hp and the results achieved are down to team preparation and driver skill. Team Parker Racing have a long established reputation as a championship winning team picking up their first title in 2003 and several more at both individual and team level.
This year Team Parker are fielding four competitors:-
911 (Type 991.II) GT3 Cup
3,996 cm³ aluminium six-cylinder rear-mounted boxer engine.
357 kW (485 hp).
Porsche six-speed sequential dog-type gearbox.
Six-piston aluminium monobloc racing brake callipers with ‘anti-knock back’ springs.
McPherson suspension strut, adjustable for height, camber and toe
– forged and adjustable top mounts.
– electrohydraulic power steering with external control function for easy manoeuvring.
– multi-link rear suspension, adjustable for height, camber and toe.
– forged top mounts.
Welded-in roll cage, FT3 safety fuel tank, fire extinguishing system.
The 911 GT3 Cup is faster, more durable, more efficient and even safer than the previous model. Its main purpose is to compete in Porsche one-make championships worldwide, such as Porsche Carrera Cup GB.
Porsche Carrera Cup GB is the fastest single marque GT racing championship in the UK. Competition is tough as the field of identical – and exhilarating – 485 hp 911 GT3 Cups place the focus on individual driver and team performance. Porsche Carrera Cup GB forms a key level of the Porsche Motorsport Pyramid, which has a proven track record of taking drivers to the very pinnacle of GT racing.
To find out more visit porsche.co.uk/CarreraCupGB
Porsche Carrera Cup GB 2018 Race Calendar
6 – 8 April 2018
Rounds 1 and 2 Brands Hatch (Indy)
26 – 29 April 2018
Rounds 3 and 4 Donington Park
11 – 13 May 2018
Rounds 5 and 6 Monza, Italy
8 – 10 June 2018
Rounds 7 and 8 Oulton Park
27 – 29 July 2018
Rounds 9 and 10 Snetterton (300)
24 – 26 August 2018
Rounds 11 and 12 Knockhill
14 – 16 September 2018
Rounds 13 and 14 Silverstone (National)
28 – 30 September 2018
Rounds 15 and 16 Brands Hatch (GP)