Porsche is a German sports car brand owned by the Piëch and Porsche families, and Qatar Holdings. The company was founded by in 1931 by Ferdinand Porsche, an Austrian engineer, and Porsche's son-in-law Anton Piëch, an Austrian lawyer. It is now part of the Volkswagen group, which also makes and markets Audis and Bugatti Veyrons.
HK duo in Porsche series
Hong Kong's leading drivers, Darryl O'Young (top) and Marchy Lee Ying-kin, will compete in the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia, opening in Kuala Lumpur next month. O'Young drives for Team Jebsen, the champions in 2006, and Lee, who will contest a full season for the first time this year, will race for Team Betterlife. The series has its strongest line-up, with reigning champion Tim Sugden of Britain, a two-time British GT champion, returning to defend his title.