About The Team

Team StarChase was established in 2008 as a professional motorsports team. Team StarChase is the record-holding, five-time Porsche Carrera Cup Asia champion and two-time Macau Grand Prix runner-up. With five championship titles and 44 outright victories to its name, Team StarChase has set a host of new records and has made its mark as the team to beat across the race tracks of China and Asia.

Race Car

PORSCHE 911 GT3 CUP (TYPE 991 II)
Concept:

  • Single-seated, near-standard race vehicle
  • Based on the 911 GT3

Specifications


Engine:
  • Aluminium six-cylinder rear-mounted boxer engine
  • Sealed
  • 3,996 cm³; stroke 81.5 mm; bore 102 mm
  • Max. power: 357 kW (485 hp) at 7,500 rpm
  • Max. rpm: 8,500 rpm
  • Single-mass flywheel
  • Water cooling with heat management for engine and gearbox
  • Four valves per cylinder
  • Sequential multi-point fuel injection
  • Required fuel quality: minimum 98
  • Dry-sump lubrication
  • Electronic engine management (Bosch MS 4.6)
  • Race exhaust system with regulated race catalytic converter
  • Rear silencer with entered exhaust pipes
  • Electronic acceleration pedal
Transmission:
  • Porsche six-speed sequential dog-type gearbox
  • Gear Ratios
  • Ring & pinion gear 14/22 i = 1.571
  • Final drive 17/41 i = 2.412
  • 1st gear 13/41 i = 3.154
  • 2nd gear 17/40 i = 2.353
  • 3rd gear 19/36 i = 1.895
  • 4th gear 19/29 i = 1.526
  • 5th gear 24/30 i = 1.250
  • 6th gear 34/35 i = 1.029
  • Internal pressure-oil lubrication with active oil cooling
  • Limited slip differential
  • Triple-disc sintered metal race clutch
  • Pneumatic paddle shift system
Bodywork:
  • Lightweight bodywork with smart aluminium-steel composite construction
  • Welded-in roll cage, in compliance with FIA Homologation Regulations for safety cages
  • Front bonnet with two air inlets for cockpit ventilation and quick fasteners
  • Removable roof section
  • Rescue bar analogue DTM system
  • Modified and widened 911 GT3 fenders
  • Modified rear wheel arches
  • Modified and widened 911 GT3 front-end with spoiler lip
  • Lightweight Exterior:
  • CRP doors with sport-design rear-view mirrors
  • CRP rear engine lid with quick fasteners
  • CRP rear wing; adjustable PC windows and rear side windows with ventilation openings
  • PC rear window
  • Underbody tray with air routing for brake and driveshaft cooling in the rear
Bodywork (Modified 911 Cockpit):
  • Magnesium sub-frame in light weight design
  • Ergonomic driver-oriented center console
  • Switch mask with fluorescent lettering
  • Steering wheel with quick release coupling, control panel and shift paddles
  • Recaro P 1300 GT seat with longitudinal adjustment, homologated to latest FIA requirements
  • Individual padding system
  • Six-point seat belt
  • 100 litre fuel cell (FT3 safety fuel cell)
  • Built-in air jack system (three legs)
Suspension:
  • Front Axle:
  • McPherson suspension strut, adjustable in height, wheel camber and track
  • Forged struts: optimised stiffness, double shear tie rod connection, heavy-duty spherical bearings
  • Wheel hubs with centre lock
  • Racing shock absorbers, non-adjustable
  • Forged supporting mounts
  • Double-blade-type anti-roll bar
  • Electrohydraulic power steering
  • Rear Axle:
  • Multilink rear suspension, adjustable in height, wheel camber and track
  • Forged struts: optimised stiffness, double shear tie rod connection, heavy-duty spherical bearings
  • Wheel hubs with centre lock
  • Racing shock absorbers, nonadjustable
  • Forged supporting mounts
  • Double-blade-type anti-roll bar
Brake System:
  • Two independent brake circuits for front and rear axle, adjustable by the driver via break balance system
  • Front Axle:
  • Aluminium six-piston racing calipers in mono-bloc design
  • Multi-piece steel brake discs; internally vented and slotted, 380 mm diameter
  • Racing brake pads
  • Optimised ventilation routing
  • Rear Axle:
  • Aluminium four-piston racing calipers in mono-bloc design
  • Multi-piece steel brake discs; internally vented and slotted, 380 mm diameter
  • Racing brake pads
  • Optimised ventilation routing
Rims & Tyres:
  • Front Axle:
  • Single-piece light-alloy rims according to Porsche specification and design with centre-lock. 10.5J x 18 ET 28
  • Michelin transportation tyres; tyre size: 31/71-18
  • Rear Axle:
  • Single-piece light-alloy rims according to Porsche specification and design with centre-lock. 12J x 18 ET 53
  • Michelin transportation tyres; tyre size: 31/71-18
Electronics:
  • COSWORTH color display ICD
  • COSWORTH electrical system control unit IPS32
  • Electronic throttle system
  • Fire extinguishing system (extinguishing agent: gas)
  • Battery 12 V, 70 Ah (AGM), leak-proof, placed in the co-driver foot well
  • Alternator 150 A
  • Fan in light weight design
  • Wiper with direct drive
Lighting System:
  • Bi-xenon headlight
  • LED daytime running light
  • LED rear lighting system and rain light
Weight & Dimensions:
  • Total weight: approx. 1,200 kg
  • Total length: 4,547 mm
  • Total width: 1,851 mm
  • Total height: 1,280 mm
  • Wheel base: 2,458 mm
Colours:
  • Water-based paint
  • Exterior: white C9A
  • Interior: white filler-coat, no clear-coat finish

Driver

Name

Date of Birth

Zodiac Sign

Nationality

Residence

Hobby

Jonathan Hoggard

15.11.2000

Scorpio

British

Spalding

Sim Racing

Achievements

Year Race Achievements
2019 Porsche Carrera Cup Asia Champion, 3 wins plus 6 podiums in 14 races
2018 Porsche Carrera Cup Asia Vice-champion, 4 wins plus 2 podiums in 12 races
2018 Porsche Carrera Cup Asia Dealer Trophy Winner
2017 Porsche Carrera Cup Asia 2 wins plus 3 podiums in 13 races
2016 Porsche Carrera Cup Asia Champion, 8 podiums in 12 races. The youngest champion driver of PCCA history.