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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Toro Rosso has announced that Brendon Hartley and Pierre Gasly will continue to race for the team in Formula 1 in 2018. The team has ended the year with Hartley and Gasly as its drivers after starting the season with Carlos Sainz Jr and Daniil Kvyat – with the Spaniard switching to Renault early and […]

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Brendon Hartley as its 2018 Formula 1 drivers imminently, with Red Bull motorsport advisor Helmut Marko suggesting an announcement is close. While it is been clear for some time that Toro Rosso will retain its current driver pairing following the departure of Carlos Sainz Jr to Renault and the ejection of Daniil Kvyat from the Red Bull programme, Gasly […]

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Sebastian Vettel secured his fifth victory of the 2017 Formula 1 season with an impressive drive to defeat Valtteri Bottas in the Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos. Vettel passed pole-sitter Bottas on the inside into Turn 1 and had the pace to fend off an attack from his Mercedes rival to secure Ferrari’s first victory […]

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Valtteri Bottas narrowly claimed pole position for the Brazilian Grand Prix, as Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton crashed out in Q1. Hamilton was one of the favourites for pole after leading Friday practice and trailing Mercedes F1 team-mate Bottas by just 0.003 seconds in FP3, but Hamilton crashed heavily at the high-speed Ferradura right-hander […]

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Lewis Hamilton pipped Mercedes Formula 1 team-mate Valtteri Bottas to the fastest time in second practice for the Brazilian Grand Prix. The four-time world champion clocked a 1m09.515s on the super-soft Pirelli tyres to finish 0.048 seconds clear of Bottas at Interlagos. Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo offered the greatest threat to Mercedes, finishing 0.228s adrift […]

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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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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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Max Verstappen took victory in a dramatic Mexican Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton survived a collision with Formula 1 title rival Sebastian Vettel to clinch his fourth world championship. The Red Bull driver boldly passed pole-sitter Vettel into Turn 1 at the start, escaping contact with the Ferrari driver to continue and dominate the race […]

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