Nick Tandy and Neel Jani claimed a final World Endurance Championship pole position for Porsche before it bows out of LMP1 after this weekend’s Bahrain round. The drivers of the #1 Porsche 919 Hybrid beat the best of the Toyotas to the top of the timesheets by nearly three tenths of a second. Tandy had […]

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Porsche will maintain a contractual relationship with Brendon Hartley even after he moves into Formula 1 with Toro Rosso full-time in 2018. Hartley has been a Porsche LMP1 driver in the World Endurance Championship since 2014, winning the drivers’ title on two occasions and scoring an overall win in the Le Mans 24 Hours. He […]

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BR Engineering and Dallara have launched their new LMP1 challenger, the BR1, to the FIA WEC media in Bahrain this evening. Boris Rotenberg, president of BR Engineering was on hand to take the wraps off the new car, the programme for which, was originally announced on-site in Bahrain a year ago and has involved Dallara, […]

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We take a look back at some of the key moments in Porsche’s four-year run with the 919 Hybrid through the eyes of those involved with the championship-winning program. Next up is two-time Le Mans winner and newly crowned WEC champion Earl Bamber. Earl Bamber’s meteoric rise from Porsche Carrera Cup Asia to becoming an […]

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We take a look back at some of the key moments in Porsche’s four-year run with the 919 Hybrid through the eyes of those involved with the championship-winning program. Next up is newly crowned two-time FIA WEC champion Brendon Hartley. In winning two FIA World Endurance Championships, Brendon Hartley has become one of the most […]

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Two-time Formula 1 world champion Fernando Alonso looks set to drive a Toyota in the official World Endurance Championship rookie test in Bahrain later this month. Autosport sources have confirmed that the McLaren Formula 1 driver, who has aspirations to race at the Le Mans 24 Hours in his bid to win the unofficial triple crown of […]

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The 2017 6 Hours of Shanghai saw the two LMP1 World Championships (Driver’s and Manufacturer’s) go the way of Porsche for a third consecutive season. It’s been a remarkable run for Porsche LMP Team and the 919 Hybrid, which since 2015 has won all six WEC titles and three overall wins at Le Mans. After […]

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A storming lap by Kamui Kobayashi has given Toyota Gazoo Racing pole for Sunday’s Six Hours of Shanghai, the penultimate round of the FIA World Endurance Championship season. Kobayashi and co-driver Mike Conway combined for a best two-lap average of 1:42.832 in their No. 7 Toyota TS050 Hybrid, which has topped every session so far […]

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Manor has confirmed that it will move into LMP1 competition with Ginetta, beginning with the 2018/19 FIA World Endurance Championship ‘super season.’ The British squad, which has spent the last two years in the LMP2 ranks with Oreca machinery, had long been linked to a step up to the WEC’s premier class, dating back to Ginetta’s […]

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