Porsche Wins at Petit Le Mans

What a season finale in the USA: At the Petit Le Mans on the storied Road Atlanta circuit, Porsche scored its first ever outright victory at the long distance classic and, thanks to this historic success, secured all championship titles in the GTLM class of the United SportsCar Championship. Having to deal with torrential rain…

Porsche 1-2 in the GT Class at the Ring

After four straight wins in the USA and Canada, Porsche has now made the breakthrough in the Sports Car World Endurance Championship WEC. At the series premiere on the Nürburgring, the Porsche Manthey squad scored its first victory this season in the GTE-Pro class on Sunday. With the 470 hp 911 RSR, Richard Lietz and…

Porsche LMP Test Report – Bahrain

The Porsche Team have concluded the second comprehensive test with the new Porsche 919 Hybrid for the 2015 FIA WEC. Despite some strong winds and sandy conditions at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, it was a very productive test for Porsche with a total of 5,118 kilometres covered. Driving duties were shared by Romain…

Porsche GT drivers attend Boot Camp

Eight days of intensive physical training – this is how the Porsche GT and junior pilots prepared for the 2015 motorsport season. At the Porsche Fitness Camp in Doha (Qatar), the drivers not only performed six hours of fitness training every day but a great deal of importance was placed on team building exercises, as…

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…

Porsche WEC GT Qualifying – Sao Paulo

The best Porsche 911 RSR takes up Sunday’s season finale of the Sports Car World Endurance Championship WEC in Sao Paulo from the first grid row. In a gripping qualifying on the Autodromo José Carlos Pace circuit, the French Porsche works drivers Patrick Pilet and Frédéric Makowiecki planted their 470 hp 911 RSR with the…

Porsche enters third 919 Hybrid in 2015 Le Mans

Could this be the way into Porsche for Jenson Button? Porsche AG is pleased to announce the entry of a third Porsche 919 Hybrid for the 24-hour race in Le Mans (France) on June 13/14 in 2015. As a dress rehearsal for the event, the car will be entered in the six-hour race in Spa-Francorchamps…

Porsche 919 Hybrids Finish Second and Third in Bahrain

For the first time both Porsche 919 Hybrid crews were part of the podium ceremony: The trio of Romain Dumas (France), Neel Jani (Switzerland) and Marc Lieb (Germany) finished second in round seven of the FIA World Endurance Championship in Bahrain. Immediately behind them the sister car crossed the line. Timo Bernhard (Germany), Brendon Hartley…

Porsche 911’s Miss Out on Bahrain Podium

Despite an inspired charge through the field on the Bahrain International Circuit it was not enough for the Porsche 911 RSR to secure a podium spot for the first time in this year’s sports car World Endurance Championship, two weeks after a brilliant double victory in Shanghai. In the number 91 Porsche Team Manthey 911…

Difficult Bahrain qualifying for the Porsche 911 RSR

After a difficult qualifying on the Bahrain International Circuit, the 911 RSR fielded by the Porsche Manthey squad takes off into the seventh and penultimate round of the sports car World Endurance Championship (WEC) on Saturday from the third row of the GT grid. In the number 91 Porsche, which is based on the seventh…