Jeroen Bleekemolen wins new 911 Carrera
On the occasion of the Essen Motorshow, Jeroen Bleekemolen was honoured for his superior title win of the Porsche Mobil1 Supercup. At the Porsche Centre Essen, the 27-year-old Dutchman received a new Porsche 911 Carrera as the prize for winning the world's fastest international one-make series. The 345 hp sports car from Zuffenhausen is finished in carrarawhite to resemble the VIP car of the 2008 Supercup season. Many prominent guest drivers of Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG contested selected rounds at the wheel of the race car styled by Porsche Design.
Like all GT3 Cup cars raced in the Porsche Mobil1 Supercup, Bleekemolen's new street vehicle is equipped with the light, high performance Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake (PCCB). Bleekemolen received the key from Jens Walther, Head of the Porsche makes cups.
Jeroen Bleekemolen secured the championship title with a record setting advantage of 72 points over his closest pursuer. Consistency was the key to success for the new champion from the Netherlands. He climbed the podium at ten of the twelve championship rounds.