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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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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It’s been a while, but Porsche’s Earl Bamber is back in a Porsche 919 Hybrid, ready to take on his first full season in LMP1 after impressing back in 2015, winning Le Mans in only his second appearance in a Porsche prototype alongside Nick Tandy and Nico Hulkenburg. 2017 is set to be a big […]

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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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