Porsche and Lietz 2015 World GT Champions
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Porsche’s 11th consecutive FIA WEC pole position
Porsche will start the final round of the 2015 FIA World Endurance championship at the Bapco 6 Hours of Bahrain from the front row of the grid after another spectacular performance in qualifying this evening.
Brendon Hartley laid down an early lap of 1m40.917s in the No.17 Porsche 919 Hybrid
Porsche returned to the top of the timing screens at Bahrain this morning as the teams took part in a final hour of Free Practice running before the important qualifying sessions later today in preparation for the Bapco 6 Hours of Bahrain tomorrow.
The 1m45.111 lap, posted by Webber early in the session, was over 2 seconds quicker than the current lap record
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.
Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley and Mark Webber were on fire!
Austin is a favourite for drivers and fans on and off the track – here are some of Mark Webber’s highlights:
Mark’s Austin Top 5
Modern Day Circuit. COTA has a little bit of everything. It’s a very demanding track for the car and driver and a modern, fast flowing circuit with a lot of different speed ranges. You have long straights, high – and super low speeds, open corners and a lot of ups and downs too which is rewarding for the driver to get right especially in the first sector.
Manthey complete perfect day for Porsche
Porsche 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.
Porsche fought back in Free Practice 3 at Nurburgring this morning with a conclusive 1-2 in the 60-minute session
In cool but dry and sunny conditions, Marc Lieb set a best lap of 1m36.036 in the No.18 Porsche 919 Hybrid. The local ace headed the sister No.17 Porsche 919, which in the hands of Mark Webber stopped the clocks at 1m36.647s.
The moment you’ve all been waiting for has arrived…
Eighteen months after retiring from a twelve year Formula One career, Mark Webber finally tells the story of his journey from Queanbeyan kid to Grand Prix winner – and in typical ‘Aussie Grit’ style, it’s a no holds barred, searingly honest account of life inside and out of the cockpit.
This week’s schedule and news
Mark Webber’s Le Mans Top 5. Brabham Racing takes mission to Le Mans. Larbre Competition’s Le Mans 24 Hours kicks off with scrutineering and new partnership announcement. French team to compete at La Sarthe for the 23rd time. BRM join the GT experts with a special edition timepiece.