The Chosen Ones

Porsche have been working hard behind the scenes to finalise their driver line-up for 2015. The management have made a clear commitment to factory and customer racing at the Night of Champions motorsport gala. “We will be keeping the throttle down, and even shift up a gear! Motorsport is deeply rooted in the Porsche marque…

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 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…

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…

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…