Porsche has taken a commanding 1-2 victory in Sunday’s Six Hours of Nürburgring, extending its lead in the FIA World Endurance Championship as a result of team orders. Timo Bernhard drove the No. 1 Porsche 919 Hybrid to a 1.606-second win over the sister entry of Andre Lotterer, who had the lead until the final fuel-only stops but spent […]

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A New Zealand made product that played an integral part in Aston Martin Racing’s win in the GTE Pro class.  Wellington based Racetech NZ had their locally manufactured seats in all three works Aston Martins as well as two customer Aston’s and the two Porsche works 911 RSR’s. “We’ve been working with Aston Martin Racing […]

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Kamui Kobayashi and Jose Maria Lopez combined to hand Toyota Gazoo Racing its third Pole Position of the 2017 season at the Nürburgring. It was great performance from the duo, who set an average time of 1:38.118, just 0.154 quicker than the competition. “I’m really happy, team did a fantastic job, congratulations to Toyota, and […]

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Porsche has revealed that it will decide its future in the LMP1 division of the World Endurance Championship before the end of this month. The admission comes against a backdrop of rumour that Porsche is gearing up to end its involvement in P1 after the 2017 season. Porsche LMP1 team principal Andreas Seidl said: “We […]

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Porsche swept Free Practice 2 on Friday afternoon at the Nürburgring to top the first day of on-track action for the fourth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship. Brendon Hartley set the fastest time of the session in the 24 Hours of Le Mans-winning No. 2 Porsche 919 Hybrid, after co-driver Timo Bernhard was […]

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The early bird caught the worm this morning at the Nürburgring with Porsche’s high downforce front bodywork briefly spotted on the #2 919 Hybrid in its garage. This the first outing of Porsche’s second permitted bodywork iteration after the factory team opted to field its Le Mans bodykit at Silverstone and Spa as well of […]

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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 […]

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