Porsche Carrera Cup Great Britain

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Porsche Carrera Cup Great Britain
Category One-make racing by Porsche
Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Inaugural season 2003
Drivers 19
Teams 7
Constructors Porsche
Tyre suppliers Michelin
Drivers' champion United Kingdom Michael Meadows
Teams' champion United Kingdom Samsung Smart Motorsport
Official website Porsche Carrera Cup GB
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Porsche Carrera Cup GB Race at Donington Park, 2008

Porsche Carrera Cup Great Britain is a one make racing series that takes place in the United Kingdom for the Porsche 911. It is currently one of the support series for the British Touring Car Championship. Identical 911 GT3 Cup (Type 997) cars are driven with 450 bhp (340 kW) by a mixed field of younger drivers and older more experienced drivers including former Touring Car champion Tim Harvey.[1]

Notable drivers in the championship have been two time Porsche Supercup champion Richard Westbrook, Supercup race winner Damien Faulkner, and Faithless vocalist Maxi Jazz.[2]

The series is currently shown live on ITV4 as part of the channel's coverage of BTCC race days.

Scoring system[edit]

Position 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th 13th 14th 15th Pole F. Lap
Points 20 18 16 14 12 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 1 1

Champions[edit]

Season Champion Team Champion
2003 United Kingdom Barry Horne United Kingdom Team Parker Racing
2004 United Kingdom Richard Westbrook United Kingdom Redline Racing
2005 Republic of Ireland Damien Faulkner United Kingdom Team Parker Racing
2006 Republic of Ireland Damien Faulkner United Kingdom Team Parker Racing
2007 United Kingdom James Sutton United Kingdom Redline Racing
2008 United Kingdom Tim Harvey United Kingdom Redline Racing
2009 United Kingdom Tim Bridgman United Kingdom Team Parker Racing
2010 United Kingdom Tim Harvey United Kingdom Redline Racing
2011 United Kingdom James Sutton United Kingdom Redline Racing
2012 United Kingdom Michael Meadows United Kingdom Redline Racing
2013 United Kingdom Michael Meadows United Kingdom Samsung Smart Motorsport

References[edit]

  1. ^ Porsche Carrera Cup GB Teams and Drivers
  2. ^ Maxi Jazz Racing News

External links[edit]