Majorcan Jorge Lorenzo starts this weekend in Monte Carlo his first world championship on four wheels. The former motorcyclist takes control of the Porsche 911 GT3 Cup in the first of seven races that will complete the Porsche Supercup, a one-make competition that shares the calendar with the Formula One Grand Prix.
It wouldn’t be the first time that Lorenzo, a big fan of cars, got behind the wheel of a 510-horsepower car, since last year he had already competed in several races in the Italian championship (he was fourteen and signed eighth best position).
Ex-MotoGP rider Jorge Lorenzo scores in Porsche Supercup
Super Porsche Cup, which It has been disputed since 1993. The German Championship (DTM) is one of the most important tests in the world in terms of touring cars. Only the F-1 surpasses them, both in usefulness and in potential. Lorenzo was supposed to have made his Porsche Supercup debut last weekend at Imola, but when the Italian Grand Prix was suspended – His races are held within the framework of the Formula One World Championship – he will do it this weekend at the track, Monte Carlo, where the Spaniard will race for the first time since the MotoGP world championship is not on this track.
The man from Palma Compete as an official Team Huber Racing driver, starting a season in Monaco that will continue at Spielberg (Austria), Silverstone (UK), Hungaroring (Hungary), Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium), Zandvoort (Netherlands) and Monza (Italy). Mallorcan, a five-time Superbike World Champion (three in MotoGP and two in 250cc), will also compete this year in the cross-alpine championship, the Carrera Italia Cup