Pole Position for Porsche 919 Hybrid in Brazil

For the first time in its debut season the two Porsche 919 Hybrids managed to lock out the front row of the grid. At the eighth and final round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) in São Paulo (Brazil) car number 20 secured the fourth pole position for the young team from Weissach with…

Porsche 919 Hybrid on pole in Bahrain

For the third time in its debut season a Porsche 919 Hybrid took pole position in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). In a repeat of Shanghai two weeks ago, Neel Jani set the fastest lap time ever by a Le Mans Prototype at the Bahrain International Circuit. Neel and Romain Dumas shared qualifying duties…

Porsche LMP – WEC Shanghai Race

For the third time the Porsche 919 Hybrid has finished a WEC race on the podium. Round six in Shanghai saw Romain Dumas, Neel Jani & Marc Lieb start from pole position and finish the six-hour race in third place. The sister car of Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley & Mark Webber came home sixth after…

Porsche on the Podium in Japan

The Porsche Team celebrated its second podium finish of the season for the Porsche 919 Hybrid, while the sister car finished fourth in the six-hour race at Fuji, Japan. The fifth out of eight rounds of the FIA Endurance World Championship was a straightforward and dry race. Drivers Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley and Mark Webber…

Porsche on the Front Row at Fuji

The two Porsche 919 Hybrids will start the six-hour race at Fuji, Japan from second and third on the grid. This means the Porsche LMP Team has managed to get onto the front row for the fourth time in what is only its fifth race. Round five of the FIA World Endurance Championship will get…

Porsche 919 Hybrids finish fourth and fifth in Austin

After a strong qualifying performance and a long time in the lead in the race the two Porsche 919 Hybrids only finished fourth and fifth in the six-hour race on Saturday. Car number 14, driven by Romain Dumas (France), Neel Jani (Switzerland) and Marc Lieb (Germany), was leading the race for a long time, but…

Porsche 919 Hybrid on the Front Row

The two Porsche Team 919 Hybrid cars will start from second and third on the grid for tomorrow’s six-hour race at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas (USA). Neel Jani (Switzerland) and Romain Dumas (France) shared driving duties in the number 14 car, and with an average of their four fastest laps –…

Porsche concludes successful summer testing in France

The Porsche Team is pleased with the results of its third and final track test with the Porsche 919 Hybrid during the FIA World Endurance Championship’s (WEC) summer break. The innovative Le Mans Prototype (LMP1) ran for two-and-half days at the former Formula One circuit of Magny-Cours in France. LMP1 drivers Brendon Hartley (New Zealand)…

24 Hours of Le Mans: Race review

The 91st running of the Le Mans 24 Hour race has finished. Once again, and for the 13th time, Audi have been victorious. There was bitter disappointment for the Porsche factory team, when the No 20 919 Hybrid LMP1 car of Mark Webber, Timo Bernhard and Brendon Hartley ran into trouble just two hours from…