Crown

Board: Motor Sports Language: English Region: Worldwide Share/Save/Bookmark Close

Forum - Thread


    Re: Porsche 963

    You are a better man than I.

     

     


    Re: Porsche 963

    Spyderidol:

    You are a better man than I.

     

     

    Or I‘m a blind fanboy…Smiley

    Blueflame

     


    Re: Porsche 963

    I think we both want the same. I'm just more judgmental. 


    Re: Porsche 963

    Stranger things have happened. As long as the car is capable and durable enough to race for 24hrs, they have a chance.

    Beauty of a 24hr race. It's not a 90 min sprint or a 23hr 55 min race, it's a full 24hrs. 

     


    --

     

     


    Re: Porsche 963

    I will never forget 2016…23h and 57 minutes…pure drama - the handshake of Wolfgang Porsche to Mr. Toyoda after the race pure class.

    https://youtu.be/2tlSvB-mxg8

    Blueflame


    Re: Porsche 963

    xpto:

    Rumour is that they are having problems with engine vibrations

    I have just been watching some video from a test session at Spa on the 03/25.

    I could be wrong, but the main issue seems to be in the handling department. The car looks like a real handful when they are pushing. The Ferrari looks like its on rails in comparison.


    Re: Porsche 963

    This week-end brings us Portimao. Will we get another hammering?


    Re: Porsche 963

    The nightmare continues.......


    Re: Porsche 963

    IMG_3476.JPG
    IMG_3475.JPG
    IMG_3477.JPG

    I am at Long Beach this weekend watching the races.


    --

     

     


    Re: Porsche 963

    Excellent! Keep a stiff upper lip.

    Enjoy!



    Re: Porsche 963

    Porsche has no chance against Toyota at present. At Sebring, Toyota was two laps ahead at the finish and was never challenged.


    Re: Porsche 963

    Congratulations Porsche ! (@Whoopsi  - Porsche need to pay you to attend all their races ).

    Today the tortoise won. Great strategy; risky but it paid off.

    Thoughts: Although this win is  psychologically important  for the team, it must in NO WAY distract from the fact that the car is abysmally slow in comparison to the opposition. I suspect we will see this at Portimão.

     


    Re: Porsche 963

    Spyderidol:

    Congratulations Porsche ! (@Whoopsi  - Porsche need to pay you to attend all their races ).

    Today the tortoise won. Great strategy; risky but it paid off.

    Thoughts: Although this win is  psychologically important  for the team, it must in NO WAY distract from the fact that the car is abysmally slow in comparison to the opposition. I suspect we will see this at Portimão.

     

     

    Yes, I can still say I am still at 100% win rate whenever I am at their races lol.

    Today it was pure luck. I was inside the Bubba Gump corner at the start, I went outside for a smoke and saw the Porsche is 2nd going into the fountain, I was like wtf what happened to the other 3 cars in between. I went back inside to see the replay on TV,  at the start  the Caddy did an amateur move, going dive bombing on the inside which has zero grip, and it went straight left into the wall and the Acura was tagged from behind by the BMW and spun out. 

    Throughout the race, race craft won. Matt Campbell put up a superb defence against the Acura behind, which was Ricky Taylor. Campbell set up Taylor for failure not once but twice, Campbell was seeing the move 2 steps ahead and Ricky took the bait. Amazing to watch even when Ricky took out Matt's rear wing support. Nearing the end, Ricky got a great exit off the last corner and he had no choice but to go inside and try and passing move which he didn't pull off, and crashed right in front of me literally. he could have waited and try somewhere else as he had 2 laps to try and pass with a superior car, he didn't wait and handed the win to the #6 car. I was not 5 ft away from Ricky and I heard every single word out of his mouth after getting out of the car. 

    I told my friends Porsche won just because the top 4 cars are out for one reason or another, nothing more. But it is a win after all. the one that finishes are the one that has a chance to win.

    I am only here for my friends that races in Carrera Cup NA, the other races are just bonuses, IMSA cars are all gone now but I am staying to watch the final race for Carrera Cup tomorrow, well also the Indy as I got friends racing there too.

     

     


    --

     

     


    Re: Porsche 963

    Whoopsy:
    Spyderidol:

    Congratulations Porsche ! (@Whoopsi  - Porsche need to pay you to attend all their races ).

    Today the tortoise won. Great strategy; risky but it paid off.

    Thoughts: Although this win is  psychologically important  for the team, it must in NO WAY distract from the fact that the car is abysmally slow in comparison to the opposition. I suspect we will see this at Portimão.

     

     

    Yes, I can still say I am still at 100% win rate whenever I am at their races lol.

    Today it was pure luck. I was inside the Bubba Gump corner at the start, I went outside for a smoke and saw the Porsche is 2nd going into the fountain, I was like wtf what happened to the other 3 cars in between. I went back inside to see the replay on TV,  at the start  the Caddy did an amateur move, going dive bombing on the inside which has zero grip, and it went straight left into the wall and the Acura was tagged from behind by the BMW and spun out. 

    Throughout the race, race craft won. Matt Campbell put up a superb defence against the Acura behind, which was Ricky Taylor. Campbell set up Taylor for failure not once but twice, Campbell was seeing the move 2 steps ahead and Ricky took the bait. Amazing to watch even when Ricky took out Matt's rear wing support. Nearing the end, Ricky got a great exit off the last corner and he had no choice but to go inside and try and passing move which he didn't pull off, and crashed right in front of me literally. he could have waited and try somewhere else as he had 2 laps to try and pass with a superior car, he didn't wait and handed the win to the #6 car. I was not 5 ft away from Ricky and I heard every single word out of his mouth after getting out of the car. 

    I told my friends Porsche won just because the top 4 cars are out for one reason or another, nothing more. But it is a win after all. the one that finishes are the one that has a chance to win.

    I am only here for my friends that races in Carrera Cup NA, the other races are just bonuses, IMSA cars are all gone now but I am staying to watch the final race for Carrera Cup tomorrow, well also the Indy as I got friends racing there too.

     

     

    haha!  great report and a greater talisman you are NickSmileySmiley


    Re: Porsche 963

    Oddly similar to Sebring, where the Porsches were leading one and three with 17 minutes to go when Albuquerque made what was IMHO a reckless move to take out himself and the two Porsches. Porsche caught the luck this time.


    Re: Porsche 963

    #6 Surprisingly comes in 3rd at Portimao!

    Well done Porsche....but,,,, there is still a LOT of work to do. 

    If they want to score on pace, they need to find a lot of speed on that car.

     

     


    Re: Porsche 963

    We should Whoopsy buy a ticket for Le Mans…smiley.

    A very lucky win in IMSA and Podium in WEC, but this should motivate both teams for Le Mans.kiss

    Blueflame


    Re: Porsche 963

    Haha I will be at Le Mans on Porsche's invite smiley


    --

     

     


    Re: Porsche 963

    P3 and Podium in the GTE-Am-Class at Portimao, for these nice girls in a Porsche RSR  kiss

    M23_1758.jpg


    --

    "Porsche....and Nothing else matters"


    Re: Porsche 963

    Whoopsy:

    Haha I will be at Le Mans on Porsche's invite smiley

    You are putting your record at risk!laugh


    Re: Porsche 963

    Spyderidol:
    Whoopsy:

    Haha I will be at Le Mans on Porsche's invite smiley

    You are putting your record at risk!laugh

     

    Think they knew my record hence the invite as a good luck charmSmiley

    Days before we gonna be at Zuffenhausen for 75th celebration and then they get us all to Le Mans. 


    --

     

     


    Re: Porsche 963

    Were you able to get a feeling of the vibe with the team? (re. the rather dubious start for the 963 and how far they are off pace)


    Re: Porsche 963

    You want the company line or the company line? 

    It was mostly Penske personal here, to which I am not up to speed with, the Porsche personal are at Portimao.

    I know Campbell from before but I didn't get a chance to talk to him this week, they were in and out very fast, the Weathertech paddock were cleaned out by Saturday night.  I did get to spend some time at Pfaff, their North American quasi-factory GT team, from them the Penske team still seems upbeat despite the performance deficit. It's the Porsche never quit attitude. As long as the car is running there will still be a chance. Run a clean race and anything can and will happen. I spent most of my time at the Carrera Cup paddock, and it's the same there from Wright Motorsport and also the PMNA people. 

    Maybe that's the truth or maybe those are just company lines. Take it however you want to. 


    --

     

     


    Re: Porsche 963

    Thanks. I suspect that they are still quite optimistic. Lets hope that it isn't unfounded. kiss


    Re: Porsche 963

    The 963 won the IMSA GTP race in Long Beach on Saturday, BMW was second......


    Re: Porsche 963

    Spa is up next.


    Re: Porsche 963


    Re: Porsche 963

    It just keeps getting worse,laugh


    Re: Porsche 963

    New look for Le Mans…

    I will drive to Spa tomorrow at 05:00am to see the desaster…smiley.

    Blueflame

     


     
    Edit

    Forum

    Board Subject Last post Rating Views Replies
    Porsche Sticky SUN'S LAST RUN TO WILSON, WY - 991 C2S CAB LIFE, END OF AN ERA (Part II) 4/11/24 6:53 AM
    GnilM
    738875 1796
    Porsche Sticky Welcome to Rennteam: Cars and Coffee... (photos) 4/7/24 11:48 AM
    Boxster Coupe GTS
    426349 565
    Porsche Sticky OFFICIAL: Cayman GT4 RS (2021) 5/12/23 12:11 PM
    W8MM
    257894 288
    Porsche Sticky OFFICIAL: Porsche 911 (992) GT3 RS - 2022 3/12/24 8:28 AM
    DJM48
    252339 323
    Porsche Sticky The new Macan: the first all-electric SUV from Porsche 1/30/24 9:18 AM
    RCA
    76090 45
    Porsche Sticky OFFICIAL: Taycan 2024 Facelift 3/15/24 1:23 PM
    CGX car nut
    5071 50
    Porsche The moment I've been waiting for... 2/1/24 7:01 PM
    Pilot
     
     
     
     
     
    865876 1364
    Porsche 992 GT3 7/23/23 7:01 PM
    Grant
    795337 3868
    Porsche Welcome to the new Taycan Forum! 2/10/24 4:43 PM
    nberry
    382964 1526
    Porsche GT4RS 4/11/24 6:50 AM
    GnilM
    378105 1442
    Porsche Donor vehicle for Singer Vehicle Design 7/3/23 12:30 PM
    Porker
    363345 797
    Others Tesla 2 the new thread 12/13/23 2:48 PM
    CGX car nut
    362961 2401
    Ferrari Ferrari 812 Superfast 4/21/23 8:09 AM
    the-missile
    283471 550
    Porsche Red Nipples 991.2 GT3 Touring on tour 4/11/24 12:32 PM
    Ferdie
    281936 668
    Porsche Collected my 997 GTS today 10/19/23 7:06 PM
    CGX car nut
     
     
     
     
     
    255695 812
    Lambo Huracán EVO STO 7/30/23 6:59 PM
    mcdelaug
    233001 346
    Others Corvette C8 10/16/23 3:24 PM
    Enmanuel
    218639 488
    Lotus Lotus Emira 6/25/23 2:53 PM
    Enmanuel
    216540 101
    Others Gordon Murray - T.50 11/22/23 10:27 AM
    mcdelaug
    163272 387
    Porsche Back to basics - 996 GT3 RS 6/11/23 5:13 PM
    CGX car nut
    135208 144
    Ferrari [2022] Ferrari Purosangue (SUV) 4/15/23 5:20 AM
    watt
    128686 141
    BMW M 2024 BMW M3 CS Official Now 12/29/23 9:04 AM
    RCA
    112728 303
    Motor Sp. 2023 Formula One 12/19/23 5:38 AM
    WhoopsyM
    105936 685
    Others Valkyrie final design? 4/28/23 2:45 AM
    Rossi
    98761 219
    Porsche 2022 992 Safari Model 3/7/24 4:22 PM
    WhoopsyM
    82805 239
    AMG Mercedes-Benz W124 500E aka Porsche typ 2758 2/23/24 10:03 PM
    blueflame
    74696 297
    Porsche 992 GT3 RS 3/3/24 7:22 PM
    WhoopsyM
    52668 314
    Motor Sp. Porsche 963 3/16/24 9:27 PM
    WhoopsyM
    24140 237
    Ferrari Ferrari 296 GTB (830PS, Hybrid V6) 1/21/24 4:29 PM
    GT-Boy
    20563 103
    BMW M 2022 BMW M5 CS 4/8/24 1:43 PM
    Ferdie
    18815 140
    129 items found, displaying 1 to 30.