Reigning and double Le Mans 24 Hours winner Earl Bamber and current FIA WEC championship leader will race in Blancpain GT Series Asia’s penultimate event of the season at Shanghai this weekend. He’ll drive with fellow series newcomer Will Hardeman in Arrows Racing’s Pro/Am-entered Porsche 911 GT3 R (below). Hardeman will become the first American […]

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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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Porsche monopolised the top positions in both free practice sessions for this weekend’s Austin round of the World Endurance Championship. The German manufacturer’s pair of 919 Hybrids shared honours across the two practice periods: Earl Bamber went fastest aboard the #2 car in FP1 and Neel Jani topped the times in the #1 Porsche in […]

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Porsche has confirmed that Nick Tandy and Earl Bamber will make their return to IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship competition in next month’s Motul Petit Le Mans, completing the German manufacturer’s lineup in its pair of factory GT Le Mans class entries. Tandy, who won the ten-hour Road Atlanta enduro overall with Patrick Pilet in 2015, […]

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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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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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