Porsche and Formula 1 have extended their collaboration by eight years, the longest ever covered by a single contract, meaning the supporting series will have been on the FIA Formula 1 World Championship calendar for nearly four decades. . In 2023, the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup will be part of eight European Formula 1 races. The 31st Supercup season will start in May as a support race for the FORMULA 1 GRAN PREMIO DEL MADE IN ITALY E DELL’EMILIA-ROMAGNA 2023, with the final taking place at FORMULA 1 GRAN PREMIO D’ITALIA 2023 in September.
The Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup will continue as a support series for the FIA Formula 1 World Championship, as it has done every season without exception since 1993. The two partners have extended the agreement for eight years until in 2030. For the 2023 season, the single-make championship contested with the 510 hp (375 kW) Porsche 911 GT3 Cup will be part of eight European Grands Prix. The 2023 calendar includes Imola (Italy), Monte Carlo (Monaco), Spielberg (Austria), Silverstone (UK), Budapest (Hungary), Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium), Zandvoort (Netherlands) and Monza (Italy) . In addition, the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia and the Porsche Carrera Cup Japan retain their place in the support program for Formula 1 races in China and Singapore or Japan until 2030.
“The Porsche Supercup has been a regular fixture on some Formula 1 weekends since 1993. And that’s not going to change: both parties have agreed to an eight-year contract extension. This underlines the great confidence that Formula 1 places in our concept and in our team, both today and for 30 years. »said Thomas Laudenbach, vice president of Porsche Motorsport.
“Formula 1 is the ideal platform for Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup drivers and teams to demonstrate their prowess at the highest international level. The best of Porsche’s national one-make cups come together in the Supercup. I am also proud that the respective national Porsche Carrera Cups will continue as part of the support program for several Formula 1 events outside of Europe in the future. We will also maintain our presence in North America and further expand our involvement. »added Michael Dreiser, Sales Director of Porsche Motorsport.
Formula 1 CEO Stefano Domenicali said: “For 30 years, Porsche has played an important role in the Formula 1 weekend. I look forward to continuing our long-standing relationship which offers something special to our fans throughout our European season and beyond. It’s yet another sign of our growth and influence as a platform that big brands want to continue to expand their relationships with us and the potential that exists for all of our partners. »
For the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup 2023, 28 permanent places are available for registered competitors. Depending on the capacity of the circuits, additional guest drivers may register. At the majority of Supercup races last season, 32 Porsche 911 vehicles provided thrilling racing for fans in the packed stands.
Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup 2023 calendar (subject to change)
May 19 – 21: Imola (Italy)
May 25 – 28: Monte Carlo (Monaco)
June 30 – July 2: Spielberg (Austria)
July 7 – 9: Silverstone (UK)
July 21 – 23: Budapest (Hungary)
28 – 30 July: Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium)
August 25 – 27: Zandvoort (Netherlands)
September 1 – 3: Monza (Italy)