Porsche will return to Indianapolis over Labor Day weekend to celebrate its long history of racing and road cars, along with roadside activities for families and fans of all ages. Sports Car Together Fest, Porsche’s second annual Indianapolis Motor Speedway event, highlights the German sports car manufacturers’ top-performance models: the GT line of road cars as well as the one-model racing series.
The event, which will take place from September 2-4, is expected to be the world’s largest gathering of Porsche GT cars and the highlight of the 50th anniversary of the RS model. While the North American Porsche Carrera Cup presented by the Cayman Islands will headline the racing action, multiple facets of Porsche motor culture and sport will entertain and educate Porsche enthusiasts and casual attendees alike at the end of this three-day summer.
“Porsche is at its core all about community and passion. Getting together to celebrate some of our best performing cars in the business is like a family reunion for us,” said Kjell Gruner, President and CEO of Porsche Cars North America. The thrill of the track, the heights of sports car engineering in the real and virtual worlds, and the spirit of the Porsche heritage.
short for a race, the German word for racing, the first RS model, the 1972 Porsche 911 Carrera RS, celebrates its fiftieth anniversary in 2022. Then, as now, the Porsche race car was directly dependent on the production road car. This anniversary is recognized worldwide as the birthday of the most revered vintage machine of the iconic 911 line. Porsche will have several shows highlighting this five-decade tradition in Indianapolis.
Many activities await visitors of the Porsche Sports Car Festival together. In addition to celebrating the RS model line’s golden anniversary, Sports Car Together Fest will host multiple off-track activities as well:
• The world’s largest assembly of Porsche GT cars. Readable special gallery of what is expected to be the largest gathering of the highest-performing models developed by Porsche.
• Classic Porsche Restoration Challenge. For the second year in a row, Porsche dealers are invited to return the beloved Porsche sports car from the 1950s to the 2000s to its original glory.
• Sports Championship. While the premiere of the one-model Porsche series races wheel-to-wheel outside, competition rages in the virtual world inside. Additional details about the Porsche Esports Championship will be available and will be released alongside future announcements of the Porsche Sports Car Festival Together.
• lifestyle. The Porsche Sports Car Festival Together isn’t just about car culture, it’s a weekend focused on the family. Porsche-centric events, programmes, activities and performances around the facility include artists creating themed works, health and wellness activities for the whole family to participate in and more. Sports Car Together Fest is a sport and lifestyle experience that the whole family and fans of all ages can enjoy.
The almost non-stop activities will entertain visitors who are interested in motorcycle racing competition. The 2,439-mile, 14-lap track of the legendary facility – which includes parts of the oval shape the Indianapolis 500 is famous for – will be used in all sessions on the track. In addition to rounds 13 and 14 of the 16-race North American Porsche Carrera Cup, offered by the Cayman Islands season, it will provide Yokohama’s North American Porsche Sprint Challenge, Porsche Club of America sports car racing and Time Attack events. Motorsports enthusiasts in Indiana with intense Porsche racing against the Porsche GT.
More events and activities are regularly added to the Porsche Sports Car Festival calendar together, and will be announced in the near future, along with ticket purchase information.