VIDEO: Le Mans Porsche Carrera Cup

Monday, 17 November 2014 15:10:59 Europe/London

Just when our Le Mans victory was starting to seem like a distant memory Porsche have released a new video of the weekend. At just over two minutes long it captures the highlights of this memorable race. You can see the video here

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Barker reflects on Carrera Cup GB victory at Le Mans

Thursday, 19 June 2014 10:47:32 Europe/London

Ben Barker says that his Porsche Carrera Cup GB victory at Le Mans (14 June) is one of the highest points of his racing career to date after he took overall victory in the combined race with the Carrera Cup France on the morning of the world-famous 24-hour race.

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Barker takes historic win at Le Mans

Saturday, 14 June 2014 15:30:58 Europe/London

Parr Motorsport driver Ben Barker won today’s Porsche Carrera Cup race held on the historic Le Sarthe circuit. The race started at 11:15, just hours before the Le Mans 24-hour race, combining the grids of the French and Great Britain Carrera Cups. The 62-car field completed eleven laps of the famous track in spectacular weather.

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Impressive opening pace from Barker in free practice

Thursday, 12 June 2014 11:18:26 Europe/London

Ben Barker was immediately on the pace on his first visit to the famous Le Mans circuit to net second place behind fellow Supercup driver Earl Bamber. The Oxford based driver returns to Parr Motorsport with whom he won the opening rounds of the Carrera Cup in the guest car. Ben’s pace put him clear of Carrera Cup GB rival Michael Meadows by one and a half seconds.

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Live TV for Porsche Carrera Cup GB at Le Mans

Saturday, 7 June 2014 08:17:44 Europe/London

The Le Mans race in the 2014 Porsche Carrera Cup GB will be broadcast live on Motors TV at 11.15am (Central European time) on Saturday 14 June.

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Barker hunting Le Mans glory

Thursday, 29 May 2014 15:47:02 Europe/London

BRDC Superstar Ben Barker will return to the Porsche Carrera Cup GB with Parr Motorsport for round seven to be held on the hallowed tarmac of Le Mans. The race will be a major support event to the French classic and will be held just hours before 24-hour race begins on Saturday morning.

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Barker Quickest at Brands Hatch opener

Friday, 28 March 2014 19:28:03 Europe/London

Ben Barker set the fastest time of the day as the Porsche Carrera Cup GB entered a new era with the first competitive running of the new 991 GT3 Cup car.

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Barker has Meadows in his sights for surprise VIP return

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 13:35:42 Europe/London

2012 multiple Porsche Carrera Cup GB race winner Ben Barker will return to the series as will the Porsche VIP car. The last time Porsche entered a VIP car was in 2009 where the McLaren Autosport young drivers each enjoyed a race. The car was run by Parr Motorsport then so it only seems right that Parr should run it on it’s return to the championship this weekend.

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Traffic Blights Barker’s Charge

Wednesday, 11 September 2013 10:55:11 Europe/London

“It was good and bad.” Was Paul Robe’s succinct assessment of the Porsche Supercup race at Monza as Parr Motorsport’s Ben Barker endured a trying weekend.  The Oxford based driver got off to a flying start in Friday practice setting a time good enough for seventh overall, just over seven tenths off fastest.

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Positive result at Spa for Parr

Tuesday, 27 August 2013 14:49:15 Europe/London

Ben Barker and the Parr Motorsport team had a positive result in the Belgian Grand Prix supporting Porsche Supercup race on Sunday.  The Briton had only managed to complete ten laps of the daunting Spa Francochamps circuit in the Adrennes forest before the weekend started.

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Barker maintains top ten form at Silverstone

Monday, 1 July 2013 12:14:17 Europe/London

Ben Barker continued his run of top ten finishes in the 2013 Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup, equalling his best result of the season as the globe-trotting series touched down on home soil at Silverstone in support of the British Grand Prix.

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Smallwood and Barker Take GT Cup victory

Monday, 3 June 2013 17:26:53 Europe/London

Parr Motorsport drivers Pete Smallwood and Ben Barker teamed up to take overall victory in Saturday’s GT Cup endurance race. Ben took time off from his Porsche Supercup campaign to compete in his first endurance race with Carrera Cup driver Pete.

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Barker in top ten at Monaco

Sunday, 26 May 2013 17:38:07 Europe/London

Parr Motorsport supported driver Ben Barker finished ninth in this weekend’s Mobil 1 Porsche Supercup race at Monaco. Ben set consistently fast times throughout the weekend, never leaving the top ten in what is widely acknowledged as the most competitive Porsche series in the world.

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Barker in Top 10 at Supercup Test

Wednesday, 10 April 2013 16:20:53 Europe/London

2012 Parr driver Ben Barker successfully completed his first test of the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup in Barcelona yesterday. The 21 year old got his first taste of the brand new 991 GT3 cup car at the first group test of the year and acquitted himself very well. His best lap time of 1:50.141 was good enough to place him tenth in the times ahead of some prodigious and illustrious drivers. 

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Barker to join Supercup ranks

Tuesday, 26 March 2013 11:04:39 Europe/London

Parr Motorsport are excited to announce they will be providing advice and guidance to Ben Barker in his 2013 Supercup debut season. The 21 year old from Cambridge won five races with Parr Motorsport on his way to the runner-up slot in the 2012 Carrera Cup GB championship. He will receive the support of team boss Paul Robe and the Parr organisation throughout the season to ensure he is as competitive as possible in the prestigious one-make series.

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