Tag Archive: 6 Hours of Nürburgring

Jul 31

Three most successful WEC drivers

But who have been the most successful drivers in that time?

Three most successful WEC driversSince the dawn of the FIA World Endurance Championship in 2012, there have been 158 winners across the four classes, with Alessandro Pier Guidi, Marvin Dienst and Matteo Cairoli becoming the latest members of the club at the 6 Hours of Nürburgring.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 15

WEC: What the drivers said after FP1 at the pre-event press conference

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“The car felt good in Free Practice 1 and everything we learned at the Barcelona test we transferred over. What we saw in FP1 was quite remarkable and shows how close things will be this weekend.

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Jul 14

WEC: Porsche 1-2 in Second Free Practice Session at Nürburgring

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Porsche opened up the gap in Free Practice 2 at Nürburgring this afternoon as Brendon Hartley set the fastest lap of the day during the first simulated qualifying runs.

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Jul 12

WEC: Presentation of the 2017 6 Hours of Nürburgring

The competitors will not run on the original track, the famous Nordschleife and its 172 turns

2017-05-06-0034In the wake of the first two successful editions, the competitors in the World Endurance Championship (FIA WEC) are gearing up for an exciting return at the Nürburgring in Germany this coming weekend, just a month after the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

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Jul 11

FIA WEC TV coverage widespread throughout the world

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2017-04-16The cars have been rebuilt, the drivers and mechanics have rested and recovered, and the 24 Hours of Le Mans is now behind us, with six more thrilling rounds of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship to come.   Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 10

Pierre Gasly to replace Sebastien Buemi for New York ePrix 

Due to a commitment with FIA WEC Championship and Toyota LMP1 at the 6 hours of Nürburgring

2016-10-21_69499Reigning GP2 Series champion and Red Bull Formula 1 reserve driver Pierre Gasly will replace Sebastien Buemi for New York’s double-header this week. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 29

WEC teams ready to entertain once again at the Nürburgring

Toyota out to tip the balance back towards them in LMP1

2016-07-24-SundayIn a little more than two weeks’ time the fourth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship will be getting underway, with 29 cars due to start practice and qualifying for the 6 Hours of Nürburgring on Sunday 16 July.

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Jul 24

WEC: Porsche repeats last year’s victory at the Nürburgring

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2016-07-24-Sunday-0151The reigning world champions Timo Bernhard (DE), Brendon Hartley (NZ) and Mark Webber (AU) repeated their last year’s win at the six-hour race at the Nürburgring (DE).

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Jul 23

WEC: Webber heads times again

6 Hours of Nurburgring headlines from FP3

 

2016-07-22-Friday-0080 No.1 Porsche 919 Hybrid driven by Mark Webber leads times with fastest lap of 1m41.002s in wet but drying conditions

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Jul 20

WEC: The 6 Hours of Nürburgring back this weekend

This weekend

2015-08-30-Sunday-0043 Five weeks after the 84th Le Mans 24 Hours, the World Endurance Championship (WEC) returns to action this weekend (22–24 July) with the 6 Hours of Nürburgring – for the second year running. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 19

WEC: Entertainment for all at the Nurburgring

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A weekend of action-packed family entertainment will be on offer for everyone visiting the 6 Hours of Nürburgring, the fourth round of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship which will take place between 22-24 July.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 18

WEC: Toyota back on track after the 24 Hours of Le Mansback on track after the 24 Hours of Le Mans

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2016-06-19-0399 A little over a month after Toyota’s cruel defeat in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, it is time to get back on track for the 6 Hours of Nürburgring. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 14

The WEC gets ready for an action-filled return to Germany

The WEC is delighted to once again be heralding the return of the Spirit of Le Mans to the Eifel region of Germany

“We are bringing the excitement and positive energy from Le Mans to the Nürburgring,” said Porsche Team’s Marc Lieb today at a press conference held to highlight the fourth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship, the 6 Hours of Nürburgring which will take place from 22-24 July.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 09

WEC: 6 Hours of Nurburgring final entry list revealed

The race around the 5.148 km circuit to see who will come out ahead between Porsche, Audi and Toyota

2015-08-30-Sunday-0042 In just two weeks the fourth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship will be in full swing, with practice and qualifying for the 6 Hours of Nürburgring taking place on Friday and Saturday 22/23 July.   Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 08

WEC: Merhi confident of continuing Le Mans form in Germany

Coming into the event on the back of a first FIA World Endurance Championship podium at Spa

2016-06-19-0187 Roberto Merhi is confident that Manor can continue its strong form at the 6 Hours of Nürburgring after setting the fastest lap and leading the early stages of the Le Mans 24 Hours. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 30

Alex Brundle joins G-Drive Racing for FIA WEC campaign

Brundle will join G-Drive Racing for the 6 Hours of Nürburgring next month

Alex Brundle joins G-Drive Racing for FIA WEC campaign G-Drive Racing is delighted to announce today the signing of Alex Brundle to join the team’s FIA World Endurance Championship campaign in the No.26 ORECA 05-Nissan. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 23

WEC: All attentions now turn towards the 6 Hours of Nurburgring

The German round will take place at the legendary 5.148 km (3.349 mile) track in the Eifel mountains between 22-24 July

World Endurance Champions and 24 Hours of Le Mans winners Porsche will be headlining a 33-strong field for the 6 Hours of Nürburgring, the fourth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship.  Read the rest of this entry »

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May 26

WEC: From Nurburgring to Le Mans, a month in 24-hour mode

The race takes place on the legendary Nordschleife circuit alongside the Grand Prix circuit

As if one 24-hour race in a calendar month is not enough, almost 20 FIA World Endurance Championship drivers will be taking part in this weekend’s Nürburgring 24 Hours.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 30

6 Hours of the Nurburgring: Porsche beat Audi to win at Home in Germany (updated)

Manthey complete perfect day for Porsche

2015-08-30 - SundayPorsche Team took a memorable 1-2 finish on home soil at the Nurburgring today as the No.17 Porsche 919 Hybrid car claimed a maiden win for Mark Webber, Timo Bernhard and Brendon Hartley. It was the second consecutive WEC win for Porsche after its Le Mans triumph in June.

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Aug 30

Thousands flock to see 6 Hours of Nurburgring

Sunshine and Crowds at the Nurburgring

2015-08-30-Sunday-0001As thousands of fans were still streaming in to the Nurburgring under gloriously sunny skies, many of those already at the circuit were looking forward to getting close to their heroes at the WEC pitwalk and autograph session.

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