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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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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Porsche drivers Timo Bernhard, Earl Bamber and Brendon Hartley claimed a dramatic victory in the Le Mans 24 Hours after all six LMP1 cars encountered major problems during the race. The #2 Porsche crew only claimed the lead in the penultimate hour of an incident-filled race when Bernhard passed LMP2 racer Ho-Pin Tung in the […]

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The LMP2-specification #38 Jackie Chan DC Racing ORECA-Gibson 07 of Thomas Laurent leads the Le Mans 24 Hours after the #1 Porsche retired from the race. While the #1 Porsche of Andre Lotterer, sharing with Neel Jani and Nick Tandy, had completed one more lap than Laurent at the end of the 21st hour, it […]

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Toyota continues to lead the Le Mans 24 Hours comfortably, while Porsche got one car up to second place while the other hit serious trouble. Kamui Kobayashi has maintained a 38-second lead in the #7 Toyota while Anthony Davidson lost second in the #8 sister car during the fourth round of pitstops to the #1 […]

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Porsche LMP1 team principal Andreas Seidl admits his team “could not match” the pace set by Toyota during Sunday’s official Le Mans 24 Hours test day. Just under a year on from its heartbreaking 2016 defeat, Toyota dominated the test, locking out the top three positions with its trio of TS050 Hybrids and relegating Porsche […]

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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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