The Chosen Ones

Porsche have been working hard behind the scenes to finalise their driver line-up for 2015. The management have made a clear commitment to factory and customer racing at the Night of Champions motorsport gala. “We will be keeping the throttle down, and even shift up a gear! Motorsport is deeply rooted in the Porsche marque…

Porsche Concludes Spanish 919 Hybrid Test

Today the Porsche Team has concluded a three-day test with the Porsche 919 Hybrid in Aragon in Northern Spain. It was the first time Formula One driver Nico Hülkenberg (Germany) had got behind the wheel of the 2014 Le Mans Prototype and he also had his first night drive. Additionally, two of the regular LMP1…

The TechArt Porsche 911 Targa 4

Those masters of the art of improving Porsche motor cars have been at it again. This time they’ve turned their attention to the latest generation of the iconic 911 Targa 4. Using the right mixture of restraint and emphasis the TechArt Aerodynamic Kit transfers the sporty TechArt design language to the unmistakable lines of the…

Porsche works driver Mark Webber spent the night in a local hospital in São Paulo after his accident in the six-hour race on Sunday. He sustained bruising and concussion. Mark is still under observation at the hospital with his team mates and members visiting him. He is set to return to the UK later this week.

On Monday morning Brazilian time he said: “I’m quite sore this morning, am pretty bruised and have got a stinking headache. I’ve got no recollection of the accident or how it happened. The team is looking into the details to find out more. Thanks to the medical team at the track and here at the hospital, who did a great job and are looking after me very well.

“On a positive note, it’s great that the boys in the number 14 car managed to bring home the victory, which is a fantastic way to finish off the season. I’m already looking forward to getting out there again next year.”

With half an hour to go in the season’s finale of the FIA World Endurance Championship Mark Webber lost control of his Porsche 919 Hybrid and suffered a huge impact when hitting the barriers. It is unclear what caused the accident.

Emotional WEC finale for Audi at São Paulo

Audi was pleased to finish the finale of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) on a positive note. The brand with the four rings achieved its sixth podium result of the season at São Paulo with Tom Kristensen securing another trophy in his last race as a pro. Audi closed the year in second place…