Nick Tandy1984-11-05 (age 34)
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Nick Tandy and Patrick Pilet won the GT-only round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at Virginia International Raceway, winning a tense duel with the sister works Porsche of Laurens Vanthoor and Earl Bamber.
Porsche driver Nick Tandy says the two late cautions in the final half-hour of the Spa 24 Hours “ended” his chances of snatching victory for the ROWE Racing team.
The #998 ROWE Racing Porsche 911 GT3-R led the Spa 24 Hours at the halfway point, as heavy rain caused a lengthy safety car period and only nine cars remained on the lead lap.
Nick Tandy and Laurens Vanthoor were the only drivers to cut sub-50 second laps around Lime Rock Park track to send the Porsche 911 RSRs to the top of the times in third practice for tomorrow's IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race.
The Porsche 911 RSR of Nick Tandy and Patrick Pilet topped opening practice for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s GT-only event at Lime Rock Park.
Steffen Hollwarth, Porsche’s program manager in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar championship, says victory for Nick Tandy and Patrick Pilet in the Sahlen’s 6 Hours of Watkins Glen was a perfect example of race execution overcoming a car performance deficit.
Helio Castroneves earned pole position for the BUBBA Burger SportsCar Grand Prix at Long Beach with a brilliant 1min11.332sec laptime for Acura Team Penske.
Nick Tandy says the record lap that earned him GT Le Mans pole for this weekend’s Rolex 24 at Daytona was the result of his Porsche 911 RSR towing behind the two Corvettes on the fastest parts of the track.
Falken Motorsports will give the 2019 version of the Porsche 911 GT3 R its customer racing debut at the Nurburgring this weekend.
The upgraded Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo LMP1 car missed out on unofficially breaking the lap record for the Indy layout at Brands Hatch by just a tenth of a second on Sunday.
The Manthey Porsche team scored its sixth Nurburgring 24 Hours victory in a nail-biting climax to a weather-affected race that had to be halted in the latter stages.
Pascal Zurlinden, Porsche’s director of GT factory motorsports said that Sebring 12 Hours victory in GTLM was down to a faultless run by the drivers and the team with a car that was “not the fastest over a lap.”
Nick Tandy and Neel Jani claimed a final FIA World Endurance Championship pole position for Porsche before it bows out of LMP1 after this weekend's Bahrain round.
Porsche LMP1 drivers Nick Tandy and Earl Bamber look certain to return to the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship next season.
Nick Tandy will drive a Le Mans 24 Hours-winning Porsche 919 Hybrid in a demonstration at the final round of the BTCC at Brands Hatch.
Neel Jani and Nick Tandy took pole position for Porsche in qualifying for the Austin FIA World Endurance Championship round.
Porsche blocked out the front row for the first time over a year in qualifying for this weekend's Mexico City round of the FIA World Endurance Championship.
Porsche drivers Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley and Earl Bamber followed up on their Le Mans 24 Hours victory last month with another FIA World Endurance Championship win at the Nurburgring.
The drivers from the #1 Porsche that gave up a 13-lap lead of the Le Mans 24 Hours on Sunday morning said they had been trying to drive really conservatively to not stress the 919 Hybrid.
The 85th running of the Le Mans 24 Hours took another dramatic twist with a little under four hours to go, as the leading #1 Porsche slowed on track with a lead of 13 laps over the nearest opposition.
Porsche continues to hold a massive advantage in the 85th Le Mans 24 Hours with seven hours of the race remaining, as daybreak arrived at La Sarthe.
German manufacturer's team will again fight for the crown jewels of endurance motorsports in attempting to win the 24 Hours of Le Mans