Stop pinching yourself: Porsche is back

Stop pinching yourself: Porsche is back

Any remaining doubts are gone. Porsche is back in sportscar racing's top tier and ready to take on Audi and Toyota. For GARY WATKINS, it's finally starting to sink in

My arms should have been black and blue for a few years now. The reason? I've been pinching myself ever since Porsche announced its return to front-line sportscar racing back in June 2011.

It has been my dream for more than a decade to see the great marque back where it belongs at the top of the sportscar tree. So when it was finally confirmed that Porsche would again be competing for outright honours at the Le Mans 24 Hours from 2014, I couldn't quite convince myself that I wasn't still somehow dreaming.

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