All set for Budapest

This weekend, the Porsche Carrera Cup, which has been held for 25 years now, will take place on the Formula 1 Track in Budapest for the first time. Konrad Motorsport is heading towards the Hungarian puszta confidently, since Christian Engelhart holds a remarkable second position in the classification and Christopher Zöchling third position with an equal score. Rolf Ineichen is even first in the B-classification with a score of 72.

The team of Konrad Motorsport isn’t a newcomer on the Hungarian race track. In 2012, Christian Engelhart won the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup. A year later, he closely missed the victory and came second. He therefore is the only Budapest-winner in the current field. The two drivers of Konrad Motorsport who are competing in the A-classification are eager to rank at the top of the league in these two races of Germany’s fastest one-make cup. Christopher Zöchling is extremely positive: “Because I’m on second place in this championship together with my team mate Christian I really want to get the victory now. We had a day of testing at the Hungaroring about eight weeks ago. Like in Oschersleben the track is very demanding technically. Continuity is what counts”, says the Austrian race driver.

Rolf Ineichen knows about the challenges as well: “The track turned out to be trickier than I had thought. There are plenty of hills and bends which make one lose precious time when not mastering them perfectly. The track is an exciting combination of slow bends and quick sections though.” His aim is clear: expanding his lead in the B-classification. “The grid position in Hungary will be especially important. Overtaking will be difficult and almost only possible if another driver makes a mistake.”

All the fans of the Porsche Carrera Cup that are not able to be live on site can look forward to a detailed news coverage from Hungary. Sport1 is going to show a rerun of the race on Sunday, 1st June, at 8.30 p.m. The news channel n-tv is broadcasting a special programme with spectacular images, interesting interviews and exciting insights behind the scenes of this successful one-make cup on Monday, 2nd June, at 6.30 p.m. Furthermore there will be a live-stream of both races on with commentary in German and English and the live-timing as well.


Friday, 2.25 p.m. – 3.25 p.m.: free training

Saturday, 10.10 a.m. – 10.45 a.m.: qualifying

Saturday, 5.10 p.m. – 5.35 p.m.: first race

Sunday, 10.55 a.m. – 11.30 a.m.: second race

For live-stream click here