6 Hours of Nurburgring
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After 20 hours
The 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.
After 14 hours
In the early morning hours the number 2 Porsche 919 Hybrid of Romain Dumas (FR), Neel Jani (CH) and Marc Lieb (DE) is fighting for the lead in Le Mans with the number 6 Toyota. An exciting virtual duel has developed as the two cars have different refuelling intervals.
After 10 hours
The 24 Hours of Le Mans finally underway!
After a very wet start and lots of close battles, four hours into the race the two Porsche 919 Hybrids are running in first (Bernhard/Hartley/Webber) and fourth (Dumas/Jani/Lieb) at the Le Mans 24 Hours. The leading Porsche is only 23 seconds ahead of the fastest Toyota.
Rain affected both of the two-hour sessions today
For its second Le Mans 24 Hours bow, the #50 Corvette C7.R successfully went through the ACO’s mandatory technical scrutineering
60 teams across all four classes of racing took to the 13.6km Circuit de la Sarthe today for eight hours of testing
The second round of the FIA World Endurance Championship was a tough test for the Porsche Team
Despite a problem with the hybrid system, the trio of Romain Dumas, Neel Jani and Marc Lieb finished second with their Porsche 919 Hybrid in Spa-Francorchamps and extended their lead in the drivers’ championship.
For the second race of the season, the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) comes to rest in the middle of the Belgian Ardennes region
The 7km track includes, among others, such emotive sequences and corners as La Source, the hairpin, the famous climb up from Eau Rouge to Raidillon, Blanchimont, Les Combes or Pouhon. Set in the Ardennes forests, the Spa-Francorchamps circuit constantly keeps the drivers on the edge of their seats as it demands as much of them as of their cars.
6 Hours of Silverstone
French endurance racer Pierre Ragues has finished on the podium in his first ever GT race in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), completing the 6 Hours of Silverstone in third place in the competitive GTE-Am class.
Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley and Mark Webber were on fire!
2015 FIA World Endurance Championship – Rounds 5 & 6
After a podium and a fourth position in the LMP2 class at Spa and the Nurburgring, TEAM SARD MORAND and the #43 Morgan EVO SARD hope for the best in the two forthcoming rounds of the 2015 World Endurance Championship at Austin (TX, USA) and Fuji (Japan).
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.
Nico Hülkenberg became the first driver to win the race overall at his first attempt since Laurent Aiello in 1998
Porsche sealed an historic victory today in the 83rd running of the Le Mans 24 Hours, the German marque finishing a convincing first and second in front of 263,500 spectators to break Audi’s stranglehold on the jewel in the crown of sportscar racing.
Porsche, Audi and Toyota have continued to run strongly through the night into the second turn of the clock
As the 83rd Le Mans 24 Hours rolls towards its final quarter – the 6 hours being the distance of a regular round of the World Endurance Championship – there have been incidents throughout all four classes which have had an effect on the overall classification.