Heller cooperates with Porsche Penske Motorsport

The Porsche 963 race car sporting ‘Butterfly’ livery and carrying the Heller logo
The Porsche 963 race car sporting ‘Butterfly’ livery and carrying the Heller logo

Horizontal machining centre manufacturer Heller has become the new technology partner of Porsche Penske Motorsport. The cooperation will be visible for the first time at the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans from 10-11 June 2023.

On the new partnership, Heller CEO Dr Thorsten Schmidt said: "We and Porsche share the same values: precision in detail and sustainability in development and production. As part of the cooperation, we will work closely with Porsche Motorsport and the entire technology network."

Thomas Laudenbach, vice president of Porsche Motorsport added: "We are looking forward to bringing innovative technologies and sustainability to motorsport and to being at the forefront of new developments."

With the newly developed endurance race car Porsche 963, Porsche Penske Motorsport is embarking on a historic year, as the legendary race in Le Mans will take place for the 100th time this year. In celebration, the car will sport special festive livery in a colourful design that has been given the name ‘Butterfly’.

Further appearances in the WEC racing series will follow, including in Italy (Monza) and Japan (Fuji). The team is also participating in the IMSA racing series, which includes appearances on famous tracks such as Daytona and Indianapolis. The Heller logo is clearly visible on the Porsche 963.

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