Tag Archive: MARK WEBBER

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 »

Nov 11

WEC: Bahrain set to be scene for emotional 2016 finale

As in China, 31 cars will be on the grid for the Bapco 6 Hours of Bahrain

2015-11-21-Saturday The FIA World Endurance Championship delivered two races in Asia of exceptional intensity, drama and excitement, but the final round of the 2016 championship at Bahrain International Circuit on Saturday 19 November is likely to be as passion-filled and emotional as any experienced. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 09

Bahrain set to be scene for emotional 2016 WEC finale

As in China, 31 cars will be on the grid for the Bapco 6 Hours of Bahrain

2015-11-20-Friday The FIA World Endurance Championship delivered two races in Asia of exceptional intensity, drama and excitement, but the final round of the 2016 championship at Bahrain International Circuit on Saturday 19 November is likely to be as passion-filled and emotional as any experienced. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 06

WEC: Porsche win in style to take Manufacturer Championship crown in China

Start-finish win and manufacturers’ title for Porsche 919 Hybrid

A fourth win of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship for the No.1 Porsche 919 Hybrid crew of Timo Bernhard, Mark Webber and Brendon Hartley secured a second consecutive 2016 FIA World Endurance Manufacturer title for the German marque with one round remaining. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 04

Formula V8 3.5 series: Seven title contenders, seven!

Hans Binder: “I’m impressed by FV8 3.5”

SEVEN TITLE CONTENDERS, SEVEN!The last Season event in the Formula V8 3.5 plays a capital role this weekend in the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona (5th-6th November) with seven title contenders wrapped in a gap of 47 points.  Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 14

WEC: Mark Webber sets fastest lap of the day with the Porsche 919 Hybrid

6 Hours of Fuji

Porsche 919 Hybrid, Porsche Team Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley, Mark Webber On the first day of practice for the seventh out of nine rounds of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) Mark Webber set the fastest lap of the day with the Porsche 919 Hybrid.

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Oct 13

World class driver takes on new tasks at the end of the season: Mark Webber calls time on his racing career to become Porsche representative

Webber confirms retirement from motorsport to take on new role with Porsche

Mark Webber At the end of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship season Mark Webber will quit his professional racing career to become Porsche special representative.

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Oct 11

WEC: Burning questions for Fuji

6 Hours of Fuji – Mark Webber’s Fuji Memories

 

With just a few days to go until the big race at Fuji International Speedway there are plenty of hot topics to be discussed as teams and drivers ready for the unique challenge of the quick 2.835-mile circuit near Oyama. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 18

WEC: No.1 Porsche takes third consecutive win at COTA

6 Hours of Circuit of the Americas

Reigning champions Timo Bernhard, Mark Webber and Brendon Hartley took victory in today’s 6 Hours of COTA, the Lone Star Le Mans event at Austin, Texas. The trio secured a third consecutive WEC win after a gruelling race held in challenging hot conditions. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 12

WEC: Porsche FIA World Endurance Championship Round 6 preview

Next stop Texas – the Porsche 919 Hybrid in the heat of the night

2016-07-23-Saturday-0165 Only two weeks after the Porsche 919 Hybrid’s winning debut race in Mexico City, the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) heads to Austin (Texas, U.S.). On Saturday, September 17th, the sixth of nine rounds of the 2016 WEC will take place on the Circuit of The Americas (COTA) – for Porsche it is the next stop on its title defence mission. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 04

WEC: Porsche win in 6 Hours of Mexico; RGR Sport thrill home crowd

The No.1 Porsche 919 Hybrid of Mark Webber, Brendon Hartley and Timo Bernhard took their second win of the season

2016-07-23-Saturday-0165 The fifth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship in Mexico saw a six hour race that had drama and excitement that had the large and enthusiastic Mexican crowd on the edge of their seats.  Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 02

WEC: Hola Mexico, first impressions by the drivers

Porsche sets the fastest lap of the day in Mexico City

2016-07-24-Sunday-0015 Porsche enjoyed a busy and trouble free beginning to the Mexico race weekend with the two 919 Hybrids. The first day of the fifth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) saw a 90-minute test session and two free practice sessions of the same duration each. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 30

WEC: Mark Webber’s Mexico Memories

The track without a doubt bears some challenges for us

WEC - Mark Webber Ahead of the fifth round of the World Endurance Championship, Mark shares his thoughts on the race in the motorsport wealthy metropolis of Mexico. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 31

WEC: Drivers keeping super fit ready for Mexico

Like many top drivers he puts in hundreds of kilometres on a bike to keep fit, but 100 miles…?

There may be a break away from FIA WEC race action for a few weeks, but many of our drivers are keeping busy – race fit and physically fit so they’ll be ready for the 6 Hours of Mexico on 3rd September. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 24

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

6 Hours of Nurburgring

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 19

Mark Webber’s memories Nürburgring

A happy hunting ground in the past, Mark shares his best memories of the Nürburgring

24 Hours of Le Mans - Mark Webber’s memories When I was doing Formula Ford in Australia I remember watching one particular race on TV. It was the 1995 European F1 GP at the Nürburgring where Michael Schumacher won on the last few laps against Jean Alesi. Jean was driving for Ferrari and Michael was in the Benetton and he passed him on the outside of the last chicane on the second to last lap in wet conditions. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 05

Horner: Mercedes should keep drivers competing

“It is enormously difficult because no matter how much those guys says they are team players they are contractors and racing for themselves”
2016-06-10_2991-16-01-05 Christian Horner says despite the ‘enormously difficult’ situation for Mercedes management after the latest clash between Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton, the Red Bull boss feels Toto Wolff can afford to allow them to keep battling. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 19

24 Hours of Le Mans: Porsche has achieved its 18th overall Le Mans victory (updated²)

Porsche denies Toyota at Le Mans in dramatic last lap win

2016-06-19-0411 From midnight the duel between Porsche and Toyota for the 24 hour Le Mans race win had intensified but no-one would have expected such an ending. Before the final lap, Toyota seemed to be coming out on top but then the prototype stopped on track.

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Jun 19

24 Hours of Le Mans: Porsche and Toyota battle for seconds in Le Mans

After 20 hours

2016-06-19-0181The thrilling fight for the win at Le Mans between Toyota and Porsche has gone on for hours, with the final stages of the 24-Hours race approaching. Until shortly before 11:00 hrs the number 2 Porsche 919 Hybrid with Marc Lieb (DE) at the wheel was leading, just now Toyota has gone back into P1 again.

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