David Legangneux spotted a couple of interesting items
in the French Porsche monthly, Flat 6.
has remarked that the transmission problems encountered by Porsche
at Sebring were related to the material used to manufacture the
input shaft – which was of insufficient quality.
have been made – and were apparently tested at the end of
last month, in preparation for the Houston ALMS event on May 12.
Dumas tested a chassis that has stayed in Europe, while Timo Bernhard
ran one of the ALMS cars at Mid-Ohio.
also revealed that the current 996 GT3-RSR will be replaced by the
new 997 "at the end of this season".
are afoot with the GT3-RSR, as it is about to start its last season
as a front line FIA GT car.
cars (or just the Collard / Riccitelli car?) at Silverstone this
weekend will apparently sport wider rear rims (up from 680 mm to
705 mm), a new (carbon) flat bottom and a new diffuser - according
to the Belgian Turbo magazine.
to have woken up to the Ferrari challenge in GT2 – but will
it be enough?