Hurley Haywood

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Young Racers in North America Have New Program to Advance Career in Porsche Junior Programme

Porsche, in North America and around the world, has long been a supporter of young driver talent. The German sports car manufacturer was among the first to recognize the benefit of nurturing up-and-coming drivers with useful skills for on the track and off. Once placed with privateer and factory race teams, these young pilots learned … Continue reading

59 for 59th: Longtime Porsche Race Team Celebrated at the Rolex 24

As the Rolex 24 At Daytona commemorates its 59th running on January 30 – 31, it is only appropriate that the most famous car number in the history of the event, 59, is part of the celebration. No car number is more closely aligned with professional sports car racing or the 24 Hours of Daytona … Continue reading

Hurley Premiere: Haywood Movie To Launch at Napa Valley Film Festival

Legendary race driver and Porsche Ambassador Hurley Haywood will make his film premiere at the Napa Valley Film Festival in California on November 8. The Derek Dodge-directed Hurley tells the story of Haywood’s life and career in and out of the Porsche race cars he helped make famous. Veteran film and television actor Patrick Dempsey, himself a sports … Continue reading

Porsche Kicks Off Rennsport Reunion VI Festival of Race Cars, Drivers, Fans

Dozens of legendary Porsche drivers and hundreds of championship-winning and classic Porsche race cars will be in the spotlight as Porsche marks its 70th anniversary with the Thursday start of Rennsport Reunion VI. Tens of thousands of motorsports enthusiasts are expected at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca near Monterey, California, for the festival that takes place every … Continue reading

Porsche Announces Legendary Cars, Drivers, Engineers for Rennsport Reunion VI

Championship winning Porsche race  cars, the engineers who designed them, and the men who drove them to victories around the world will be reunited around the track for Porsche Rennsport Reunion VI (RRVI) at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca near Monterey, California, September 27-30. The 2018 theme “Marque of Champions” focuses on the legends of the … Continue reading

Hurley Haywood and his 1973 Porsche 911 2.7 RS at the Goodwood Festival of Speed 2018 Video

Every Porsche has a story and this Daytona-winning 1973 Porsche 911 2.7 RS is no exception. Learn more about its remarkable journey, and hear from Porsche racing legend Hurley Haywood as tells the tale of a car he describes with a smile as “really, really cool”. Discover more from Porsche at this year’s Goodwood Festival … Continue reading

Porsche Honours Hurley Haywood On 70th Birthday

Porsche congratulates one of its most decorated ambassadors, Hurley Haywood, on a shared anniversary: The five-time Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona winner turns 70 today, just a month before the 70thbirthday of the first Porsche sports car. Born in Chicago, Harris Hurley Haywood is the most accomplished American endurance racer of all time. With multiple … Continue reading

Golden Vintage: Porsche 907 Celebrates 50th Anniversary Win at Sebring

1968 was a very good year for Porsche. The 907 conquered all comers at the 24 Hours of Daytona to open the racing season in early January. The official Porsche factory effort had swept the top-three spots there before traveling to Sebring, Florida where the cars took the top-two steps of the podium at Sebring … Continue reading

Florida Time: Porsche IMSA Teams Test for Twelve Hours of Sebring

Porsche teams will return to Florida February 23 – 24 to prepare for the next round of IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. The two-day test at Sebring International Raceway will pit four Porsche 911-based programs against the 3.74-mile, 17-turn facility in anticipation of the 65th Running

Marc Lieb To Join Patrick Dempsey, Andrew Davis And Joe Foster For Rolex 24 At Daytona

Just one day after announcing that champion U.S. Porsche driver Andrew Davis will co-drive with Patrick Dempsey for the full 2014 IMSA