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PORSCHE 919 HYBRID EVO TAKES TRACK RECORD AT SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS

Today, on April 9, an evo version of the Le Mans winning Porsche 919 Hybrid established a new track record at Spa-Francorchamps. Porsche works driver Neel Jani lapped the 7.004 kilometre long Belgian Grand Prix Circuit in the Ardennes mountains in 1:41.770 minutes. The 34 year old Swiss has beaten the previous record by 0.783 … Continue reading

FRITZ ENZINGER AND ANDREAS SEIDL TAKE A LOOK BACK AT THE PORSCHE LMP1 PROGRAMME

For half a decade, almost everything in the lives of the Porsche LMP Team members revolved around the Porsche 919 Hybrid and the company’s successful return to the top category at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. On November 18, the most advanced hybrid racing car of its time took to the track for the … Continue reading

THREE TIMES LE MANS WINNERS BID A FOND FAREWELL TO THE WEC

With two podium finishes at the last round in Bahrain, the Porsche LMP Team bid a fond farewell to the FIA World Endurance Championship. Drivers Earl Bamber (NZ), Timo Bernhard (DE) and Brendon Hartley (NZ), who were crowned world champions two weeks ago, finished second in what was an incident filled and highly emotional 2017 … Continue reading

THE 20th POLE POSITION FOR THE PORSCHE 919 HYBRID’S FAREWELL

Neel Jani (CH) and Nick Tandy (GB) have achieved the Porsche 919 Hybrid’s 20th pole position in what was the Le Mans Prototype’s last qualifying. Together with André Lotterer (DE), they will head into the final round of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) on Saturday in Bahrain. Earl Bamber (NZ), Timo Bernhard (DE) … Continue reading

FIRST DAY OF PRACTICE IN BAHRAIN FOR PORSCHE: A DEMANDING START TO THE FINAL RACE WEEKEND

The final race weekend for the Porsche LMP Team and the 919 Hybrid has kicked off in Bahrain. In the first two free practice sessions for the last round of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship Neel Jani (CH), André Lotterer (DE) and Nick Tandy (GB) came third and fourth respectively. The new world champions, Earl … Continue reading

GRAND FINALE IN BAHRAIN: THE PORSCHE 919 HYBRIDS LAST RACE

One of the most successful chapters in Porsche’s motorsport history comes to an end next Saturday: The ninth and final round of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship will be the last race entry for the Porsche 919 Hybrid. The first test version of the Class 1 Le Mans prototype was rolled out by an … Continue reading

GRID POSITIONS TWO AND FOUR FOR THE PORSCHE 919 HYBRIDS IN CHINA

After a difficult qualifying session the two Porsche 919 Hybrids will start from positions two and four on the grid for the six-hour race at the Shanghai International Circuit. The trio of Neel Jani (CH), André Lotterer (DE) and Nick Tandy (GB) qualified in second position. Championship leaders Earl Bamber (NZ), Timo Bernhard (DE) and … Continue reading

SMOOTH START FOR THE PORSCHE 919 HYBRIDS INTO THEIR PENULTIMATE RACE WEEKEND

For the Porsche LMP Team the first day of the FIA World Endurance Championship’s penultimate round in Shanghai went according to plan: tyre comparison, set-up work and qualifying simulation were ticked off. So far the Porsche 919 Hybrids appeared stronger on longer runs than on a single fast lap. Porsche, as well as this year’s … Continue reading

PORSCHE FOCUSING ON WEC TITLE BATTLE IN SHANGHAI

The championship reaches its final stages and the pressure increases: The eighth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), November 3 to 5 in Shanghai, will be the penultimate race for the Porsche LMP Team and the Porsche 919 Hybrids. But there’s no room for sentiment yet: On the Chinese Formula One circuit, the … Continue reading

RAIN, FOG, RED FLAG: PORSCHE 919 HYBRIDS FINISH THIRD AND FOURTH AT FUJI

The Porsche LMP Team had to be content with third and fourth place finishes at the seventh of nine rounds of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). The six-hour race on the Fuji International Speedway was hampered by persistent rain plus fog and staged in only 14 degree Celsius ambient temperature and 16 degree track … Continue reading

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