Hanafin one to watch in Porsche Carrera Cup GB as 2021 schedule is revealed
Porsche Motorsport GB enters what could be its most exciting season to date with two Carrera Cup championships welcoming a mix of familiar names and exciting newcomers.
Among the title contenders is 18-year-old Lorcan Hanafin from Guisley, near Leeds. He has strong family connections to the Ballinorig area of Tralee.
“Lorcan Hanafin showed his speed in 2020 with four appearances on the Pro category podium and two overall fastest laps. The 18-year-old from Leeds makes his return to 2019 Team champions JTR, owned by 24 Hours of Le Mans winner for Porsche, Nick Tandy,” said Porsche GB’s Press Officer Rob Durrant.
The fastest single marque GT racing championship in the UK, enters its 19th season which also marks the final year of the 485 hp second-generation ‘Type 991’ 911 GT3 Cup.
Porsche Carrera Cup GB details
Porsche Carrera Cup GB retains its traditional position as a key part of the TOCA package, running in support of the British Touring Car Championship. Racing gets underway at Snetterton on 12 / 13 June when a grid of over 20 second-generation ‘Type 991’ 911 GT3 Cup cars will begin a season spread across 16 rounds and eight race weekends.
Porsche Carrera Cup GB 2021 calendar
12 / 13 June Snetterton Rounds 1&2
26 / 27 June Brands Hatch (Indy) Rounds 3&4
31 July / 1 August Oulton Park Rounds 5&6
14 / 15 August Knockhill Rounds 7&8
18 / 19 September Croft Rounds 9&10
25 / 26 September Silverstone (National) Rounds 11&12
9 / 10 October Donington Park Rounds 13&14
23 / 24 October Brands Hatch (GP) Rounds 15&16
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