Porsche Motorsport Logo
Porsche 911 GT3 Cup VIP car from behind in the S-curve before the start/finish in Budapest with the caption "Fiery Competition"


Fiery competition: Round 4 in Budapest.

Often referred to as "Monaco without walls", the Hungaroring has many corners, very few overtaking opportunities and often merciless heat. Perfect for a hot Supercup race weekend with very tight championship standings.

After three outstanding performances so far this season, 30 drivers will compete in the fourth round of the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup at the Formula 1 Hungarian Grand Prix on the penultimate weekend of July. The demanding track layout immediately punishes any deviation from the race line and makes it difficult to fight for position. The first corner is considered to be the best opportunity to overtake. All in all, the pressure is on for the drivers from the very beginning.

A quick recap of race 3 at Silverstone: as a result of the infight between #25 Larry ten Voorde (NLD/Team GP Elite) and #3 Harry King (GBR/BWT Lechner Racing), the entire leading trio left the field at the start. #11 Dorian Boccolacci (FRA/CLRT) lost his first pole position and #5 Alexander Fach (CH/FACH AUTO TECH) took over. Things remain tight at the top of the standings, with championship leader #1 Bastian Buus (DNK/BWT Lechner Racing) also scoring only a few points at Silverstone after a race accident on lap 1. The highly entertaining battle for the title will surely continue in Budapest – and emotions are bound to run high at the Hungaroring.

In the Porsche 911 GT3 Cup I need to learn lap by lap, corner by corner. But it's a lot of fun and I can't wait to race in Budapest.

Timo Glock(DEU, VIP Driver Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup)
Racing driver Timo Glock leans against his Porsche 911 GT3 Cup VIP car during the 2023 Season Test at Imola

A joyful reunion.

At the last Supercup race at the Hungaroring in 2021 (last year the stop was cancelled in favour of the French Circuit Paul Ricard) guest driver Marvin Klein (FRA/CLRT) took the win. However, as he crossed the line with too little fuel in the tank, he was disqualified retroactively. Ten Voorde moved up to P1. In total, seven of the current drivers were also on the grid in 2021 – including #7 Leon Köhler (DEU/Huber Racing) and #4 Morris Schuring (NLD), at the time as a young guest driver for GP Elite. #3 Harry King (GBR/BWT Lechner Racing) sat out 2021 in favour of the Carrera Cup Great Britain, but is likely to start with an increased will to win after his early retirement at Silverstone.

Guest drivers will once again join the grid in Budapest, including #911 Timo Glock (DEU) as a VIP driver. Glock knows the Hungaroring very well and has been on the podium there not only as a DTM driver but also as a Formula 1 driver. He also competed in the Supercup in 2004, finishing 7th at the Nürburgring. Glock is not the first F1 driver to compete in the Supercup. In 1993, the first year of the series, Mika Häkkinen won at Monaco and Budapest.
Provisional Entry List Budapest
The image shows a selection of worldwide TV channels broadcasting the Porsche Supercup, e.g. Sky Sport & Ziggo

All sessions live on TV.

Round 4 at Budapest begins with the Practice Session on Friday at 6:35 pm (CEST). Qualifying starts on Saturday at 11:20 am (CEST) and on Sunday at 12:00 pm (CEST), when the sun has reached its highest point, the lights go out for the 2023 Supercup Halftime Race. Depending on the country, each session will be shown live on TV. However, coverage is subject to local broadcast rights.
Full TV broadcasting list
With tight championship standings, some unfinished business left over from Silverstone and a German racing legend as VIP driver, the Porsche Supercup in Budapest is once again set to be a race par excellence. And just one week later, Round 5 at the legendary Spa-Francorchamps circuit will make July the Supercup month of 2023!

Recommended articles

Porsche 911 GT3 Cup of Larry Ten Voorde on the Hungaroring with Headline saying Ten Voorde is Hungary for more points.

Ten Voorde “Hungary” for more points.

Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup
A driver looks through the slightly open visor of his helmet while sitting in his Porsche 911 GT3 Cup

Drivers and Teams 2023

Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup
The chequered floor marking of a start/finish straight of a Porsche Supercup race track

Race Results

Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup

Load more