Not to be outdone by 911 Porsche World featuring Chris and his 928 ( page 34 "Busman's Holiday"), the wonderful people at GT Porsche have been kind enough to feature two of Frank's cars in a major article. This also included a Cayman that PIE have for sale at the moment. Page 42 of June edition. Look for more press coverage on our tuning parts.
September 2017 the race car is on jacks in a cold workshop still very much looking like a road car. There was no question there was a lot to do leading up to the deadline of launching the car in February. Pie Performance is always an incredibly busy Porsche Specialist with the workshop always packed full of all ages of Porsche. This was the start of the Pie Performance racing story with their first season of racing for 2018 in the BRSCC Toyo Tires Porsche Drivers Championship.
“Toby first came to me in August to discuss whether or not we would like to go racing as a company in 2018” Chris Lansbury owner of Pie Performance says… “ I was excited about the prospect of going racing and the challenge it would be for the company. The Porsche Drivers Championship was a great series for us to enter as the demographic of drivers and spectators fitted our customer base perfectly. Toby put together a full proposal and together we decided to go for it for 2018. The level of support and sponsorship we received was incredible; at one point we had to turn down interest as the car was already full of logos it was incredibly humbling for us as a company”
We are delighted to say that we made it to Anglesey the past weekend to race. After a four and a half hour journey the team arrived friday evening to unload the car and set up the garage. The circuit itself is magical next to the sea with views of the welsh mountains
Saturday began and the team passed scrutineering with flying colours ready for qualifying. Toby went out into qualifying taking a number of laps to check that the engine was performing as expected. The team happy with the car told Toby to push for a lap. Alas as he began his second flying lap we suffered engine failure putting an end to qualifying.