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Porsche Carrera Cup: Portrait of Master Larry ten Voorde

The new Porsche whisperer

This flying Dutchman is the new superstar of the German Porsche Carrera and the Porsche Supercup

Kone had the 485 hp Porsche 911 GT3 Cup (3.8 l six-cylinder boxer engine) under control in 2020 like Larry ten Voorde (24 / Team Nebulus Racing by Huber). The Dutchman won the 31st season of the Porsche Carrera Cup Germany as well as the real and virtual Porsche Supercup.

The Porsche Carrera Cup also drove at Le Mans

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In the German Carrera Cup, which is held as part of the supporting program of the AUTO BILD partner series ADAC GT Masters, he had an exciting title duel with Dylan Pereira (23 / LUX) and won a total of four season victories. Ten Voordes absolute highlight: The opening win in the race with the French Carrera Cup as part of the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans.

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Not bad for someone who once transported his kart in a used small car and temporarily worked as a helper in driver safety training due to a lack of budget. But ten Voorde bit through. After studying sport and business communication in the meantime, he concentrated on GT racing. With success. He is the new dominator of the Porsche Cups. Behind ten Voorde and Pereira, Leon Köhler was third.

Porsche Carrera Cup Safety Car

New safety car in the Carrera Cup: Alexander Pollich (left, CEO Porsche Deutschland GmbH) and
Timo Bernhard presented the Taycan Turbo

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Laurin Heinrich won the rookie classification ahead of Julian Hanses and Diego Bertonelli. All three drivers are promotional drivers in the Porsche Carrera Cup Germany Talent Pool. The Polish team Förch Racing secured the title in the team classification. Carlos Rivas won the ProAm class ahead of Matthias Jeserich and Stefan Rehkopf.

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