Tag Archive: 6 Hours of Shanghai

Nov 10

Porsche: 2017 FIA World Endurance Manufacturers’ Champion

“It is a great story to win these titles and all these races since we started in 2014”

Porsche:  2017 FIA World Endurance Manufacturers’ ChampionPorsche LMP Team Principal, Andreas Seidl, spoke to the media following the 6 Hours of Shanghai at which the German manufacturer claimed its third successive world title. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 03

WEC: 6 Hours of Shanghai Free Practice 2

Status quo in LMP 1 & 2, Ferrari and Porsche to the fore in GTE

The Headlines from FP2 at Shanghai in preparation for the 8th round of the 2017 FIA WEC.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 31

WEC: Jackie Chan bringing fans to 6 Hours of Shanghai

“Shanghai Circuit”

Jackie Chan bringing fans to 6 Hours of ShanghaiKnown throughout the world as a martial artist, actor, film director and producer, stuntman and singer, Jackie Chan is also co-owner of one of the leading LMP2 teams in the WEC – the eponymous Jackie Chan DC Racing. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 19

WEC: Championships to be settled in the Pearl of the Orient

6 Hours of Shanghai

2017 07 16 DSC02096For the eighth round of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship, the WEC family travels to the Pearl of the Orient and the impressive Shanghai International Circuit on the outskirts of the country’s biggest city and its global financial hub. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 05

WEC: Porsche on pole for 6 Hours of Shanghai in tense session; Ford lock out LMGTE front row

The Porsche 919 Hybrid takes pole position in Shanghai

In bright sunshine and rising track temperatures, a tense qualifying session took place following a slight delay due to barrier repairs following an incident in a support race.

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Nov 04

Blomqvist relishing WEC debut

6 Hours of Shanghai

The latest in a line of top young talents to make their FIA World Endurance Championship debut at the 6 Hours of Shanghai this weekend is British ace Tom Blomqvist. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 02

WEC: Presentation of the 2016 6 Hours of Shanghai

With its 5,000 skyscrapers, the city is a stunning symbol of China’s economic boom

Shanghai circuit The next-to-last round of the 2016 World Endurance Championship (WEC) season will take place Sunday in Shanghai, the “pearl of the Orient.” Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 01

WEC: Pierre Ragues seeks Chinese fortune in 6h Shanghai

6 Hours of Shanghai

2016-07-24-Sunday-0130 French endurance racer Pierre Ragues will continue his FIA World Endurance Championship charge in this weekend’s 6 Hours of Shanghai, the penultimate round of the 2016 season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 22

WEC: Shanghai set for superb 2016 title battles

6 Hours of Shanghai

2015-04-09 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Shanghai 0040 Following what was surely the standout race of the season in Fuji last week, the scene is now set for some of the 2016 title battles to reach their final, exciting stages while, for others, every single point will count right to the end of the season.  Read the rest of this entry »

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May 20

DC Baxi bring oriental flair to WEC

A welcome addition to the FIA World Endurance Championship in 2016 has been the Baxi DC Racing squad

The Signatech Alpine-run A460, which is derived from the ORECA 05 package, showed exceptional pace in the Prologue in March and the team showed some bright flashes of potential at both Silverstone and Spa. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 30

WEC: 6 Hours of Shanghai – Porsche bounces back in Free Practice 2

The 1m45.111 lap, posted by Webber early in the session, was over 2 seconds quicker than the current lap record

2015-09-17-1563 After trailing the two Audi R18s in the first 90-minute Free Practice session for the 6 Hours of Shanghai earlier today, the two Porsche 919 Hybrids returned to the top of the timing screens this afternoon, with the no17 Porsche of Mark Webber, Timo Bernhard and Brendon Hartley posting the quickest time of the day.

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Oct 28

WEC: Presentation of the 6 Hours of Shanghai

Who will be this year’s champion?

2015-04-09 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Shanghai 0040 The tussle to take home the various trophies up for grabs in the World Endurance Championship continues with the 6 Hours of Shanghai, the penultimate round, on 1 November. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 18

Porsche maintain perfect 2015 pole record

It was Porsche’s eighth consecutive WEC pole position, a run that stretches back to the 6 Hours of Shanghai last November

2015-09-18-1822 Porsche maintained its 100% success rate in taking pole position in the 2015 WEC as Marc Lieb and Neel Jani topped the average times in the 20-minute session at COTA this evening.

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Nov 10

Searching for a place in the sun

At FIA WEC 6 Hours of Shanghai

Loïc Duval - Audi R18 e-tron quattro n°2 - photo DDPI - Clement Morin Loïc Duval and his Audi Sport crew-mates Tom Kristensen and Lucas di Grassi head to Bahrain this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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