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Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid competes first shakedown at the 'Ring [w/video]

by Jonathon Ramsey (RSS feed) on Apr 26th, 2010 at 2:58PM

Nico Hülkenberg introduced the Porsche GT3 R Hybrid to a few of his friends past week, one named "baptism," the other named "fire." The Williams Formula 1 pilot got behind the wheel of the orange-and-white racer to get it ready for the Nülkenberg 24-hour race next month. How did that pairing come together? Nico's employer, Williams, makes the flywheel generator used on the race car. Have a look at the high-res gallery below for some frozen moments, or follow the jump for the press release and excellent scenes of the GT3 R Hybrid jostling over the 'Ring's mid-corner... Read More

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