Tag Archive: Porsche 919 Hybrid

Sep 15

WEC: Last gasp Tandy seals pole for No.1 Porsche; Lapierre stars in LMP2 qualifying

The 488 GTE of Rigon and Bird on pole in the 6 Hours of COTA

2017-09-15-0028Porsche claimed a front-row lock-out in qualifying at COTA this afternoon for the second race in succession. The Ferrari no. 71 of AF Corse recorded a second consecutive pole position and a third of the season.

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Jul 06

Legendary cars from the 24 Hours of Le Mans at the Formula 1 Austrian Grand Prix

Nine cars are set to appear

2017-06-15-0176Nine cars that have made their marks on the history of the 24 Hours of Le Mans are set to appear, driven by former drivers including winners, during the Legends Parade on Sunday as a curtain-raiser to the F1 Austrian Grand Prix.

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May 05

WEC: Porsche 919 Hybrid takes pole position in Spa (+video)

#1 Porsche 919 Hybrid fastest at Spa-Francorchamps

2017-05-04-0014Reigning world champion Neel Jani (CH) and Porsche newcomer André Lotterer (DE) achieved pole position for the second round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) in an action packed qualifying session in Spa-Francorchamps (BE).

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Apr 15

WEC: Porsche 919 Hybrids to start from second row

Toyota secured a front row lock out for the start of the six-hour race on Sunday

2017-04-14-0082Porsche, the reigning world champion team, will start third and fourth on the grid for the season’s opening race of the FIA World Endurance Championship in Silverstone (GB) with the two 919 Hybrids.

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Apr 10

WEC: High tension expected for first duel of the season

Six-hour race at Britain’s famous Silverstone Circuit

2017-04-02-0046The coming weekend, April 14 to 16, sees the Porsche LMP Team start the first out of nine rounds of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship.

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Apr 02

WEC: Positive debut for the Porsche 919 Hybrids at the Prologue in Monza

The Porsche LMP Team is pleased with its performance in Monza

2017-04-01-0185Almost the entire 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship field met for a joint two-day test weekend at the Italian high-speed circuit near Milan.

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Mar 31

Summit in Monza: Performance hybrid vehicles from Porsche

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2017-03-31-0080For the presentation of the 919 Hybrid LMP1 racing car at the pre season test of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) 2017 in Monza, Italy, Porsche gathered its most powerful hybrid models in one place for the first time.

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Feb 02

Starting numbers 1 and 2 for the Porsche 919 Hybrid in Le Mans and in the FIA WEC

Porsche sets its sights on a hat-trick

2016-11-19-Saturday-0053 The two Porsche 919 Hybrids will be entering the 2017 season with the starting numbers 1 and 2 as they look to defend their title in the FIA World Endurance Championship, with the 24 Hours of Le Mans as the highlight of the series. Organisers FIA and ACO confirmed the entry of two vehicles and the members of the new driver squad in an online press conference held today. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 05

Lotterer shows off his new colours

Former Audi star

Porsche Team has released the first pictures of its new driver André Lotterer aboard the 2017 Porsche 919 Hybrid while testing at Motorland Aragon in Spain. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 17

WEC: World championship leaders set best time in their Porsche 919 Hybrid

A good start for an important race weekend here in Bahrain

2016-11-17-Thurasday-0034Excitement increases in the lead up to the final round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and the Porsche Team, with the two 919 Hybrids, had a very positive first day of practice in Bahrain.

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Nov 04

WEC: Hartley leads way for Porsche in FP1

The Headlines from FP1 at Shanghai…….

2016-07-23-Saturday-0165 No.1 Porsche 919 Hybrid leads the way in the first 90-minute Free Practice session as Brendon Hartley claims best lap of 1m46.781s.  No.8 Audi R18 places second with Lucas Di Grassi setting a 1m46.979s to go within 0.2s of leading Porsche. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 03

WEC: Championships and how they can be won this weekend in Shanghai!

The No. 2 Porsche 919 Hybrid crew could finally reap their reward this weekend

2016-07-23-Saturday-0010 The engineers in the World Endurance Championship have a uniquely stressful job trying to juggle multiple figures at once, whether they relate to fuel strategy, tyre wear or even the weather.

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Oct 16

WEC: Toyota win epic 6 Hours of Fuji (updated)

Reigning champions, Mark Webber, Timo Bernhard and Brendon Hartley completed the podium in third position

The No.6 Toyota Gazoo Racing trio of Kamui Kobayashi, Stephane Sarrazin and Mike Conway won a highly memorable 6 Hours of Fuji this afternoon after a gripping contest throughout the entire duration of the race. Read the rest of this entry »

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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 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 »

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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 »

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Aug 29

WEC: Fiesta Mexicana, taking the Porsche 919 Hybrid into a baseball stadium

FIA World Endurance Championship WEC, LMP1, Round 5, Mexico  City, Preview

2016-07-24-Sunday-0143 The next race for the Le Mans winning Porsche 919 Hybrid provides entirely new challenges. On September 3rd the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) will make its debut at Mexico City’s Grand Prix circuit.

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Jul 23

WEC: Both Porsche 919 Hybrids to start from the second row at 6 Hours of Nurburgring

FIA World Endurance Championship WEC, LMP1, Round 4, Nürburgring (DE), Qualifying

2016-07-23-Saturday-0004 The two Porsche 919 Hybrids will start from the second row of the grid for the fourth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC).

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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 22

WEC: Fastest times for the Porsche 919 Hybrid with new aero package

FIA World Endurance Championship , LMP1, Round 4, Nürburgring (DE), Practice

2016-07-22-Friday-0036 Mixed start to the weekend for championship leader and title defender Porsche at the Nürburgring: In both free practice sessions at the fourth of nine rounds of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) a Porsche 919 Hybrid topped the time sheets.

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