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NEW MOTORSPORT STRATEGY FOR PORSCHE WITH A CLEAR FOCUS ON ELECTROMOBILITY AND THE GT CLASS

From 2019, a Porsche works team will compete in Formula E. As a result, the company will be ending its involvement in the LMP1 class of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at the end of the 2017 season. Porsche maintains its focus on international GT racing, and will also concentrate its motorsport strategy on … Continue reading

PORSCHE 919 HYBRIDS TO START FROM FIRST AND SECOND ROWS AT THE NURBURGRING

The two Porsche 919 Hybrids will start from second and third places on the grid in Sunday’s six-hour race at the Nürburgring, round four of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). The championship leading Le Mans winners, Earl Bamber (NZ), Timo Bernhard (DE) and Brendon Hartley (NZ) qualified on the front row. Grid position three went … Continue reading

PORSCHE 919 HYBRID TOPS THE TIME SHEETS IN PRACTICE AT THE NURBURGRING

The Porsche LMP Team concentrated on testing its new aerodynamics package in the first free practice sessions at the Nürburgring (DE). For the six-hour race on Sunday, 1pm to 7pm, the Porsche 919 Hybrid has been equipped with a lot more downforce for the first time this year. For the beginning of the season, the … Continue reading

LE MANS WINNERS HEAD TO THE NURBURGRING FOR HOME WEC RACE

The Porsche LMP Team enters its home race at the Nürburgring on July 16th as the Le Mans winners and World Championship leaders. “The situation could hardly be any nicer”, Fritz Enzinger, Vice President LMP1, happily confirms. “The Le Mans 24-Hours was endurance racing full of highs and lows. In the Eifel mountains we target a … Continue reading

FACTS FROM THE RACE: FROM P56 TO P1, PORSCHE HYBRID WINS AT LE MANS

With great team spirit and an almost superhuman effort, Porsche won the 2017 Le Mans 24-hour race. Earl Bamber (NZ), Timo Bernhard (DE) and Brendon Hartley (NZ) caught up brilliantly and secured the 19th overall win for Porsche on June 18. A comparable effort dates back exactly 40 years ago, when Jacky Ickx (BE), Jürgen … Continue reading

19th OVERALL WIN FOR PORSCHE IN DRAMATIC FINAL PHASE AT LE MANS

At 18:30 on Saturday evening the Le Mans 24-Hours looked over for the Porsche 919 Hybrid of Earl Bamber (NZ), Timo Bernhard (DE) and Brendon Hartley (NZ). Their car had no front axle drive anymore, was repaired for 1.05 hours and rejoined the race 18 laps behind. But the 85th running of the endurance classic … Continue reading

PORSCHE 919 HYBRIDS RUN THIRD AND FOURTH AT LE MANS

The Le Mans 24-hour race started at very high speed. Three hours into the race and after several position changes, the two Porsche 919 Hybrids are running third and fourth behind Toyota. At 6pm, after 50 laps on the 13.629 kilometre track, the best placed 919 is 35 seconds behind the leader. Porsche lost more than … Continue reading

THE TWO PORSCHE 919 HYBRIDS START FROM THE SECOND ROW AT LE MANS

 The two Porsche 919 Hybrids will start third and fourth on the grid in the 85th running of the Le Mans 24-hour race on Saturday at 3pm. With a lap time of 3:17.259 minutes, Neel Jani (CH) claimed the third fastest lap overall on Thursday evening. Timo Bernhard (DE) qualified the Porsche LMP sister car … Continue reading

PROGRESS IN TERMS OF RACE PREPARATION FOR PORSCHE AT LE MANS

Late on Wednesday evening the Porsche LMP Team finished third and fifth in the first of three qualifying sessions for the 24-hour race of Le Mans. Concerning lap times, the team made significant progress compared to the test day on June 4. The drivers combined with their near 900 HP strong Porsche 919 Hybrids ran … Continue reading

THE PORSCHE LMP WORKS DRIVERS REFLECT ON THE LE MANS 24 HOURS

The six works drivers of the Porsche LMP Team have a tally of 37 entries between them in what is arguably the biggest car race in the world. Five of them have even taken overall victory. But it’s not only moments of glory that come in to their minds when they are reflecting on this … Continue reading

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