Porsche 911’s Have Successful Test at Le Castellet

With the prologue on the Paul Ricard Circuit on Friday at Le Castellet in southern France, the countdown for the start of the Sports Car World Endurance Championship on the 12th of April at Silverstone began. In addition to the Porsche works drivers Jörg Bergmeister, Michael Christensen, Wolf Henzler, Richard Lietz, Frédéric Makowiecki and Patrick…

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 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 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…

Succesful Test for the LMP Team in Spain

Yesterday (Thursday) the Porsche Team has concluded this year’s in-season testing schedule with the Porsche 919 Hybrid after four days running in Aragon in Northern Spain. In total the drivers covered 4,284 kilometres between Monday and Thursday. The majority of the test work in the lead up to the sixth round of the FIA World…

Carrera Cup GB – Brands Hatch Test

Paul Rees set the best time in the Porsche Carrera Cup GB during testing at Brands Hatch today ahead of the final two rounds of the 19-race season. After a damp morning session, heavy rain left the track very wet for the afternoon session and the prospect of changeable weather has added further to the…

Porsche Carrera Cup GB Silverstone Test

Michael Meadows set the pace in the Porsche Carrera Cup GB during testing at Silverstone yesterday (Friday 26th of September) ahead of rounds 16 and 17 of the 2014 season. Meadows (Samsung UHD TV Racing) opened his bid to claw back the points’ gap to championship leader Josh Webster (Redline Racing) by going fastest as…

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)…

Christensen and Makowiecki test the Porsche 919 Hybrid

Porsche’s GT works drivers Michael Christensen (Denmark) and Frédéric Makowiecki (France) carry out a three-day test with the Porsche 919 Hybrid sports prototype since Tuesday in Magny-Cours (France). These tests help the Porsche team prepare for the next round of the Sports Car World Endurance Championship WEC in Austin, Texas. This season, Christensen pilots a…

Carrera Cup GB Knockhill Test Report

Michael Meadows asserted his authority on the Porsche Carrera Cup GB during testing at Knockhill yesterday (Friday 22 August) as drivers tackled the all-action Scottish track ahead of rounds 12 and 13 of the season. However, once again it was very close at the top of the times as Meadows (Samsung UHD TV Racing) headed…

Porsche LMP1 Test – Lausitzring, Germany

In preparation for the second part of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) the Porsche Team has been testing with the Le Mans Prototype Porsche 919 Hybrid for three days at the Eurospeedway Lausitz near Dresden in Germany. The Porsche works drivers Neel Jani (Switzerland), Romain Dumas (France) and Mark Webber (Australia) covered 2,031 kilometres…