Prince Carl Philip of Sweden to make guest appearance in “Kanonloppet”

Prince Carl Philip of Sweden will make a guest appearance in Swedish motorsport classic Kanonloppet at Gelleråsen Arena, competing for Porsche on the 17th-18th of August.

“We are delighted and proud that Prince Carl Philip will be driving our VIP car during Kanonloppet”, says Raine Wermelin, Director Porsche Sweden. “The Prince is a proven winner with great passion for racing who knows our series very well. An amazing ambassador for Swedish motorsports.”

Prince Carl Philip of Sweden at last weekend’s pre-season roll-out on Gelleråsen Arena.

Kanonloppet is a well-known Swedish motorsport classic staged on Gelleråsen Arena outside of Karlskoga in Värmland. The event is a recurring favorite amongst Swedish motorsport fans since its inaugural race in 1950.

Since 2004 Kanonloppet is part of Porsche Carrera Cup Scandinavia and in 2019 the 9th and 10th rounds of the championship will be settled at Gelleråsen. Prince Carl Philip last competed in Porsche Carrera Cup Scandinavia during the 2011 season.