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 LMP Fuji Practice Report

The Porsche factory LMP1 team, driving their two 919 Hybrid prototypes, have had made a good start to their weekend here in Japan. Both of the 90 minute free practice sessions for round five of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), were run under almost ideal conditions on a dry track. The number 14 car…

Porsche LMP1 Team Ready To Race At Fuji

For round five of eight the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) heads to Japan, where the race takes place at the foot of Mount Fuji on October the 12th. The traditional Fuji Speedway has been fundamentally modernised in the past decade and is famous for its long main straight. It stretches a good 1,500 metres…

Porsche Drivers Are Big In Japan

At the six-hour race on the Fuji International Speedway in Japan on 12 October, Porsche Team Manthey fields a two-car entry with the Porsche 911 RSR. In 2012, Porsche won on the demanding circuit at the foot of Mount Fuji. Last year, however, torrential rain saw the race stopped early after several attempts to restart…