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TWO PORSCHE 911 RSR TO COMPETE AT LE MANS IN HISTORIC LIVERY

Porsche fields two special Porsche 911 RSR at this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans: The factory-run cars with the starting numbers 91 and 92 will compete sporting the traditional Le Mans liveries of the 1970s and 1980s. The #91 contender is decked out in the iconic blue-and-white finish with red and gold stripes, reminiscent … Continue reading

PORSCHE AGAIN AIMS FOR THE PODIUM IN TEXAS WITH THE NEW 911 RSR

The Porsche GT Team tackles round four of the IMSA SportsCar Championship with two new 911 RSR at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin on 6 May. Last year on the 5.513-kilometre Grand Prix course in the capital of Texas, Porsche celebrated a double victory in the GTLM class. So far this season, the … Continue reading

PORSCHE SETS ITS SIGHTS ON WEC HAT-TRICK

The two Porsche 919 Hybrids will be entering the 2017 season with the starting numbers 1 and 2 as they look to defend their title in the FIA World Endurance Championship, with the 24 Hours of Le Mans as the highlight of the series. Organisers FIA and ACO confirmed the entry of two vehicles and … Continue reading

PORSCHE WINS WEC DEBUT IN MEXICO

The reigning world champions Timo Bernhard (DE), Brendon Hartley (NZ) and Mark Webber (AU) won the thrilling six-hour race in Mexico City. By winning the fifth of nine rounds of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), with the 919 Hybrid Porsche further extended its lead in the manufacturers’ standings. The trio of Romain Dumas (FR), … Continue reading

PORSCHE SETS THE FASTEST LAP OF THE DAY IN MEXICO CITY

Porsche enjoyed a busy and trouble free beginning to the Mexico race weekend with the two 919 Hybrids. The first day of the fifth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) saw a 90-minute test session and two free practice sessions of the same duration each. The extra test was to help the teams … Continue reading

PORSCHE MOTORSPORT IN MEXICO-INSPIRING FOR MORE THAN 60 YEARS

A debut in Central America: In 2016 the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) will be held for the first time in Mexico City. When Porsche enters the 919 Hybrid into the fifth round of the WEC on September 1st to 3rd this also means a return. Back in 1954, a class win at the famous … Continue reading

PORSCHE REPEATS LAST YEAR’S WEC VICTORY AT THE NURBURGRING: GT PODIUM FOR KCMG

The reigning world champions Timo Bernhard (DE), Brendon Hartley (NZ) and Mark Webber (AU) repeated their last year’s win at the six-hour race at the Nürburgring (DE). By doing so, Porsche, with the 919 Hybrid, extended their lead in the manufacturer standings of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). Romain Dumas (FR), Neel Jani (CH) … Continue reading

PORSCHE WINS IN LE MANS – 5,233 KILOMETERS ON THE LIMIT

The 84th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans will always be remembered for its dramatic finish on June 19th 2016. Porsche took its 18th overall victory when the leading Toyota retired on the final lap. The pace at the front in the duel with the Japanese manufacturer and the many lead changes pushed … Continue reading

18th OVERALL WIN FOR PORSCHE AFTER DRAMA IN LE MANS

From midnight the duel between Porsche and Toyota for the 24 hour Le Mans race win had intensified but no-one would have expected such an ending. Before the final lap, Toyota seemed to be coming out on top but then the prototype stopped on track. One lap later it was the number 2 Porsche 919 … Continue reading

PORSCHE AND TOYOTA BATTLE FOR SECONDS IN LE MANS

The thrilling fight for the win at Le Mans between Toyota and Porsche has gone on for hours, with the final stages of the 24-Hours race approaching. Until shortly before 11:00 hrs the number 2 Porsche 919 Hybrid with Marc Lieb (DE) at the wheel was leading, just now Toyota has gone back into P1 … Continue reading

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