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New President & CEO of Porsche Motorsport North America

Jens Walther follows outgoing Paul Ritchie

Atlanta Porsche Cars North America announced today that the Supervisory Board of Porsche Motorsport North America, Inc (PMNA) has appointed Jens Walther as the new President & CEO of PMNA, effective immediately. He succeeds Paul Ritchie who has decided to retire from the motorsports business. Walther (41) has been responsible for the management of Porsche’s One-Make Cup Program, which is made up of 19 national and international championships including its premium championship, the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup. In addition, he coordinated all Formula One related issues for Porsche and its subsidiaries. Walther who joined Porsche in 2001 worked the first four years at Porsche Engineering Group GmbH as Manager, Marketing, Communications and Business Development. Read more

Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup, round 2 at the Grand Prix of Bahrain, Race report

Perfect start to the season for René Rast

Notching up two victories on the Bahrain International Circuit, René Rast from Germany kicked off the new season of the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup. After winning the season-opener on Saturday he repeated his success in Sunday’s race with the new Porsche 911 GT3 Cup fielded by Al Faisal Lechner Racing ahead of his Dutch teammate Jeroen Bleekemolen. Third position went to Supercup newcomer Nicholas Tandy (Konrad Motorsport) from Great Britain. Dr. Wolfgang Porsche, Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, and Wolfgang Dürheimer, Member of the Executive Board for Research and Development, handed the winners their trophies.
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