Ayhancan Guven raced his 3rd round of this season at legendary Le Mans race track. He had a good pace during the weekend and he scored 10th time in Qualifying session among 61 cars. With the beginning of the race, he turned to an advantage of the accident of front runner cars and rose to fourth place. He completed the race 4th in overall and 1st in Benelux class. After the post-race scrutineering, race stewards decided to apply a penalty of 5 seconds due to an irregularity in his car’s brake cooling system. Toksport WRT objected the decision and made an appeal to FFSA. The race results were suspended until the final decision.
Toksport WRT, Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Benelux drivers Ayhancan Guven and Umit Ulku had an unlucky weekend in Zandvoort. Ayhancan Guven had the third position in the first qualifying session and the second position in the second qualifying session. Umit Ulku was first among B graded drivers and got the 6th position in the first qualifying session. With the start of race 1, Ayhancan had a crash and he had to retire due to mechanical problems at his car. In the second race, he had a good pace and finished the race third and hold the trophy on podium. In the technical control after the race, a 1 mm difference in the camber shim on the left front side has caused Ayhancan Guven to get a 5 position penalty and he finished the race eight overall. In the second race, Umit Ulku had a spin and ended in gravel trap. He couldn’t get his car back to track and retired. Next race of Porsche Cup will be held in the legendary 24h Le Mans circuit at 17 th of June.
The opening round of Porsche Carrera Cup France / Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Benelux has been completed. Ayhancan Guven and Umit Ulku had a smooth weekend in their first race. Ayhancan Guven completed the first race 4th in Benelux and 10th in France Category and 13th in overall. In the second race Ayhancan climbed to the podium in Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Benelux and lift the trophy as third.
Toksport WRT’s young driver Ayhancan Guven won the Turkey Race of Champions 2016 and become the Champion of Champions. During the 2 day long race, 44 drivers competed from different disciplines . Can Tolon and Ayhancan Güven came to the final heat after the 2 day event, and Ayhancan Guven beat Can Tolon and became the champion for 2016.
TOKSPORT WRT successfully completed the second round of Porsche Sports Cup with its Turkish drivers which were held in Redbull Ring Circuit in Austria.
In his maiden race in Redbull Ring, Ayhancan Güven has achieved strong lap times in both practice and qualification sessions. The other TOKSPORT WRT drivers Ümit Ülkü ve Bilal Saygılı has improved their lap times in each session during the weekend. All three drivers has finished the endurance race in their highly competitive Porsche 991 GT3 cars. Ayhancan Güven finished eight in his class, Ümit Ülkü and Bilal Saygılı finished eleventh and seventeenth respectively in their classes. 18 year old Ayhancan Güven has impressed public with his lap times in his maiden race in a Porsche in Bilal Saygılı . Güven is aiming for podium results in the coming races after getting more use to his car.
Porsche Sports Cup, one of the most prestigious and competitive championship in the world, will continue on 9 – 10 July in one of the most famous circuits in the world, Nurburgring Germany..