Porsche’s World Endurance Championship leader Brendon Hartley has revealed he is keen on a switch to IndyCar next year after the end of the German manufacturer’s LMP1 programme. The New Zealander confirmed that he is “genuinely looking at IndyCars” after being linked to drives with both Ganassi and Schmidt Peterson Motorsport for next year. “IndyCars would be […]

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FIA World Endurance Championship leader Brendon Hartley will rejoin Tequila Patron ESM for next month’s Motul Petit Le Mans, moving into the team’s No. 2 Nissan Onroak DPi alongside Scott Sharp and Ryan Dalziel. The Porsche LMP1 factory driver, who is on the heels of four consecutive wins in WEC competition, including 24 Hours of […]

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After six hours of racing at Circuit of The Americas the #2 Porsche finished on the top step of the podium, the 919 Hybrid of championship leaders Brendon Hartley, Timo Bernhard and Earl Bamber finishing the race ahead of the sister #1 car in the team’s third consecutive 1-2 finish. Unlike the race at Mexico […]

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New Zealand’s Brendon Hartley is expected to become Chip Ganassi Racing’s newest IndyCar driver. The 27-year-old Kiwi would replace the outgoing Tony Kanaan in the No. 10 Honda to form an all-Kiwi lineup with four-time champion Scott Dixon. Current CGR drivers Max Chilton and Charlie Kimball are unlikely to be retained as the team ponders […]

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Schmidt Peterson Motorsports says Le Mans 24 Hours winner Brendon Hartley and Robert Wickens are part of a 28-driver list to race the team’s second full-time IndyCar entry in 2018. Mikhail Aleshin left the team to help develop BR Engineering’s Dallara-built LMP1 car last month, and the vacancy at Schmidt Peterson has become a key part of […]

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Brendon Hartley, Earl Bamber and Timo Bernhard led home a dominant World Endurance Championship one-two for Porsche in Mexico to extend their points lead. Porsche was never threatened by rival Toyota over the course of the six-hour race, the two 919 Hybrids finishing a lap clear of the Japanese cars. The margin in favour of […]

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After topping two of the three practice sessions, Porsche LMP Team’s 919 Hybrids are set to start tomorrow’s FIA WEC 6 Hours of Mexico from first and second on the grid. The #2 was the quicker of the two in Qualifying, and will start from Pole Position, Timo Bernhard and Brendon Hartley combining for a […]

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President of the Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO), Pierre Fillon, and CEO of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), Gérard Neveu, today outlined the pathway to an exciting new-look, strengthened WEC. The plans include several innovative features which will not only continue the close and exciting competition between prototypes and GTE cars that has become […]

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Porsche will quit the LMP1 division of the World Endurance Championship at the end of this season ahead of a move to Formula E. The German manufacturer is leaving the top-flight of sportscar racing after four seasons with the 919 Hybrid, one year before the end of its existing commitment through to the end of […]

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