Tag Archive: Earl Bamber

Dec 13

Busy weekend for Porsche as 2018 plans materialize for GTLM, GTD

Among the announcements was the driver lineup for the two-car Porsche GT Team

2017-11-16-0220Porsche held its annual “Night of Champions” season-ending celebration in Stuttgart, Germany over this past weekend, and while it was a time to celebrate accomplishments from the 2017 season, the manufacturer also took advantage of the opportunity to shed some light on its 2018 plans. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 05

WEC: Toyota takes win in Shanghai as Porsche seals WEC titles

Ford take win after epic duel; Ferrari seals GT Manufacturers’ title

A dominant victory in the penultimate round of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship for Toyota was not enough to prevent Porsche from winning the World Manufacturers’ Championship today in Shanghai. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 14

WEC: LMP1 – Porsche’s Bamber and Hartley claim pole at Fuji

LMGTE – Porsche take second pole of season with No.91 911 RSR

Porsche's Bamber and Hartley Claim Pole at FujiPorsche LMP Team’s Earl Bamber and Brendon Hartley combined to take a second pole position of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship season at a wet Fuji Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 16

WEC: Porsche take 1-2 after close race-long fight at Nürburgring

Porsche scores a one-two on its home turf at the 6 Hours of Nürburgring

2017-07-16-0037Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley and Earl Bamber took their second win of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship season in the No.2 Porsche after a thrilling battle with the sister No.1 919 Hybrid at Nurburgring this afternoon.

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Jun 08

The Porsche LMP works drivers reflect on the Le Mans 24-Hours

Success, defeat, moments – personal insights

2017-06-04-0284The six works drivers of the Porsche LMP Team have a tally of 37 entries between them in what is arguably the biggest car race in the world. Five of them have even taken overall victory. But it’s not only moments of glory that come in to their minds when they are reflecting on this gruelling marathon prior to their next appearance on June 17/18. Read the rest of this entry »


May 06

WEC: Toyota takes 1-2 at Spa; Ferrari 1-2 in GTE (updated

6 hours of Spa-Francorchamps

2017-05-05-0178The #8 Toyota Gazoo Racing trio of Sébastien Buemi, Kazuki Nakajima and Anthony Davidson took a second consecutive FIA World Endurance Championship victory at Spa-Francorchamps after another fascinating 6 Hour race today.

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Dec 03

Porsche strengthens driver lineup

Motorsport 2017

Porsche Night of Champions Porsche Worksdriver 2017 Porsche has paid tribute to the outstanding achievements of teams and drivers during 2016 at the Night of Champions motorsport gala in Weissach. On this occasion, the new driver lineup for the 2017 season was announced. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 17

Renault explains reasons for Hulkenberg signing

Hulkenberg is expected to form part of an all-new driver line-up for Renault alongside Esteban Ocon
2016-07-10-Sunday-0020 Renault team principal Frederic Vasseur has revealed it was Nico Hulkenberg’s skills as a ‘real leader’ that contributed to its decision to sign him for the 2017 Formula 1 World Championship.
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Oct 06

The 24 Hours of Le Mans at the Paris Motor Show

The Automobile Club de l’Ouest and the myACO team are at the Paris Motor Show until 16 October

2016-06-19 The ACO stand is the best place to start a 24-hour themed tour of the show. You have ten days left to come to Paris and see what’s new in the automotive world. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 19

Corvette Daytona Prototype carries Taylor Brothers to Lone Star Le Mans victory

First GT Le Mans Class Victory For Bamber, Makowiecki At Circuit of The Americas

Jordan Taylor held off a charging Dane Cameron to win Saturday’s Lone Star Le Mans at Circuit of The Americas. It was the third IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship victory of the season for the No. 10 Konica Minolta Corvette Daytona Prototype started by Ricky Taylor, enabling the brothers to close to within seven points in the Prototype class battle with only one race remaining. Read the rest of this entry »


Aug 17

Nick Tandy, from Porsche to KCMG

In 2015 he won at the 24 Hours along with Nico Hülkenberg and Earl Bamber

2015-06-14-The Race-0179After having won at the 2015 24 Hours of Le Mans as a factory Porsche LM P1 driver at the wheel of the 919 Hybrid, at the 6 Hours of Nürburgring Nick Tandy will rejoin Chinese team KCMG…itself a winner at Le Mans in the LM P2 class in June! Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 09

Porsche’s ties with Austria

The Osterreichring circuit was opened in 1969 as a replacement for the previous circuit at Zeltweg aerodrome

Austria, home of the Red Bull Ring that will be hosting the third round of the European Le Mans Series on 12 July, has been the scene of many a memorable moment for Porsche. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 11

Le Mans 24 hours: Porsche sweeps front of Le Mans grid

Thursday updates

2015-06-14Although the weather forecast called for scattered thunderstorms, the race track remained dry throughout both Qualifying Practice sessions tonight at Le Mans.

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Mar 26

My Qi Meritus.Mahara’s Bonanomi to mentor Indonesia’s rising stars

“I love coming to Indonesia” -Bonanomi

GP2 - My Qi Meritus.Mahara - Marco Bonanomi 01My Qi Meritus.Mahara GP2 Asia driver Marco Bonanomi has returned to Indonesia, his favourite holiday destination, to prepare for his assault at the Sepang International Circuit (SIC) next weekend.

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Dec 04

Bamber outshines Kobayashi at the chequered flag

Dubai Free Practice results

The young Kiwi from Meritus was quickest by 1/1000th today during Free Practice of the second round of the GP2 Asia Series in Dubai. Read the rest of this entry »


Dec 01

My Qi-Meritus.Mahara team Dubai conference (+photos)

Many  member of the team were there

My Qi-Meritus.MaharaMohammed Bin Sulayem; President of the Automobile and Touring Club of the UAE (ATCUAE) today hosted a press conference for the My Qi-Meritus.Mahara team which has arrived in Dubai to participate in the Grand Racing Weekend at the Dubai Autodrome next weekend, 5-6 December 2008. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 30

Yoong and Bamber ready for Dubai race

We need good results for our sponsors and results for the driver’s championship

My Qi-Meritus.Mahara drivers Alex Yoong and Earl Bamber believe their early arrival in Dubai will help them for the second leg of the GP2 Asia Series which will be held at the Dubai Autodrome on Friday and Saturday.

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Nov 27

Another successful season for Meritus

Success and Meritus go hand-in-hand

In a year when there were many new champions in most motor racing categories, be it on two wheels or four, around the world, the Meritus brand has continued to prosper in Asia.

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Nov 22

Malaysian team on verge of sealing Formula V6 crowns

James Grunwell took the chequered flag in the sprint race

Malaysia’s The Pizza Company Team Qi-Meritus took a big step towards clinching the Formula V6 Asia driver’s and team crowns. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 11

Perfect partnership set to lead My Qi-Meritus Mahara to success

My Qi-Meritus.Mahara have a history of creating champions

Team Qi-Meritus Mahara 1They started their relationship as master and student but now, they are team-mates who are determined to bring the GP2 Asia Series team title to Malaysia.  Read the rest of this entry »


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