Porsche has completed its final endurance test prior to next month’s 24 Hours of Le Mans, with its 919 Hybrid, in Le Mans configuration, racking up more than 5,000 miles in total at Motorland Aragon, including a 36-hour simulation test. All six of the German manufacturer’s drivers, plus newly nominated reserve driver Marc Lieb took […]

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Porsche drivers Neel Jani and Andre Lotterer claimed pole position for this weekend’s Spa round of the World Endurance Championship. The qualifying drivers in the #1 Porsche 919 Hybrid finished with a 1m54.097s average to end up nearly six tenths of a second faster than the Toyota of Mike Conway and Kamui Kobayashi. Jani said: […]

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The names of Sebastien Buemi, Anthony Davidson, Kazuki Nakajima and Toyota will be added to the legendary roll of honour on the base of the Royal Automobile Club Tourist Trophy as the Japanese squad won a thrilling 6 Hours of Silverstone to take the lead in the FIA World Endurance Championship title race. Buemi, who […]

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Stuttgart. After test drives on the circuits of Valencia (ES), Aragon (ES), Vallelunga (IT) and Paul Ricard (FR), Porsche now will present the new 919 Hybrid on March 31 at 14:00 hrs in public. Venue is the high-speed race track in Monza, Italy, set in the famous Royal Park close to Milan. There the 2017 […]

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Porsche’s 2017-spec 919 Hybrid has broken cover, ahead of its formal launch later this week. (En Français) The updated LMP1 contender was caught testing this weekend at Paul Ricard, in preparation for the start of the FIA World Endurance Championship season next month. While featuring new aero, particularly in the nose with enlarged headlights, the […]

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Porsche will not divulge which of the two aerodynamic packages allowed to LMP1 manufacturers in 2017 will run on its 919 Hybrids at the Silverstone World Endurance Championship opener. The German manufacturer is refusing to reveal whether it will go to the British event on April 16 with low-drag aero as part of its preparations […]

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Porsche has completed the first test with its full 2017-specification LMP1 challenger this week at Motorland Aragon, ahead of the start of the FIA World Endurance Championship season. More than 4,400 miles were covered in the new Porsche 919 Hybrid over the course of the five-day test in Spain, which was hampered by fog in […]

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IMSA has released the entry list for the 55th Rolex 24 at Daytona, featuring 55 cars for the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season-opener, and also kicking off a new era of prototype racing. Twelve new-for-2017 Prototypes will take part, alongside five Prototype Challenge, 11 GT Le Mans and 27 GT Daytona entries. ENTRY LIST: Rolex 24 No major changes have been […]

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Daniel Allemann, Ralf Bohn, Robert Renauer, Alfred Renauer and Brendon Hartley dominated the 12th running of the Dubai 24 Hours in the #911 Precote Herberth Motorsport 991 GT3 R with a faultless performance start to finish. The quartet led at various points during the opening hours before taking the lead at 4:40am on Sunday morning […]

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FIA World Endurance Championship star Brendon Hartley is hoping his debut in this weekend’s Hankook 24 Hours of Dubai could lead to additional GT racing outings, with the goal of one day competing in the Nürburgring 24. The Porsche LMP1 factory driver, who scored a season-high four victories last year, has joined the Herberth Motorsport […]

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