Porsche Prepare at Le Mans

The Porsche LMP Team with the two Porsche 919 Hybrids covered 156 laps at the official test day at Le Mans. Besides its six regular LMP1 works drivers – Neel Jani (CH)/André Lotterer (DE)/Nick Tandy (GB) in car number 1 and Earl Bamber (NZ)/Timo Bernhard (DE)/Brendon Hartley (NZ) sharing car number 2 – Marc Lieb…

Porsche Win at Le Mans

From midnight the duel between Porsche and Toyota for the 24 hour Le Mans race win had intensified but no-one would have expected such an ending. Before the final lap, Toyota seemed to be coming out on top but then the prototype stopped on track. One lap later it was the number 2 Porsche 919…

Street Food & Tyre Smoke – WEC R1 Silverstone

The atmosphere was relaxed as I made my way through the crowds and into the paddock at Silverstone. The drive to the circuit had been uneventful, except for the driver of a Porsche Cayman GTS deciding to push into the traffic queuing to get into the circuit. I often wonder why drivers of large, expensive…

Great Prologue For the Porsche 919 Hybrid

The FIA World Endurance Championship has kicked off the 2016 season with the official Prologue. The two-day test at the 5.791 kilometre long Circuit Paul Ricard in Southern France was the first meeting of a major part of the WEC grid. For the title defender, the 2016 Porsche 919 Hybrid, which was unveiled just before…

SAY HELLO TO THE 2016 PORSCHE 919 HYBRID

So Porsche Motorsport have just launched their 2016 LMP1 contender, the Porsche 919 Hybrid. The factory have published a lengthy press release along with a bunch of photos, and even a video of the new racing car today. While the car isn’t particularly more powerful than the last version, Porsche engineers claim that it is…

1-2 result for Porsche 919 Hybrids in Germany

The Porsche Team claimed a one-two result in front of a great crowd at the fourth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at the Nürburgring. The trio of Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley and Mark Webber won the six-hour race in temperatures of more than 30 degrees Celsius. Right behind them the sister Porsche…

Porsche 919 Hybrid Tests New Aero Package

The Porsche Team has been testing with the Porsche 919 Hybrid in Aragon in Northern Spain for the past five days. It has been the third comprehensive test with the new Le Mans Prototype, which will be officially launched in its final livery on the 26th of March at Paul Ricard. There, on the historical…

Porsche have been testing in Abu Dhabi

Today the Porsche Team concluded the first test with the new Porsche 919 Hybrid. For five days the Weissach based squad has run the second generation of the Le Mans prototype on the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix circuit. The development work with the team was done by the LMP1 works drivers, Timo Bernhard (Germany) and…

Porsche Wins in Brazil as Webber Crashes Out

The Porsche Team has achieved its maiden win with the Porsche 919 Hybrid in the final race of the 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship in São Paulo with the driving trio of Romain Dumas (France), Neel Jani (Switzerland) and Marc Lieb (Germany). At the same time as the team achieved the biggest success of its…