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Jun 09

Le Mans 24-Hours: Porsche LMP Team faces hard  fight for the overall victory

LMP1 preview 

2017-06-04-0278The countdown for the season highlight is almost at an end: Over 17th/18th June, Porsche will again fight for the crown jewels of endurance motorsports in attempting to win the 24 Hours of Le Mans for a third consecutive year.

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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 »

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Jun 04

Toyota 1-2-3 after Le Mans test day (+video)

Le Mans 24 Hours Test Day

2017-06-03-0055Toyota Gazoo Racing will go into race week for the 24 Hours of Le Mans with plenty of confidence after filling the first three places on the time sheets at the only official test day.

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May 19

Porsche, Microsoft and ACO present large eSports racing event at Le Mans

Over the duration of 24 hours

Simultaneous to the actual Le Mans 24-hour race on June 17/18, top eSports racers will compete in the finals event for “Forza Racing Championship (Forza RC) Season 3: The Porsche Cup”. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 06

WEC: Porsche 919 Hybrids finish third and fourth in Spa

In the last race before the Le Mans 24-Hours, the Porsche 919 Hybrids finished third and fourth

2017-05-06-0029At the six-hour race in Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium, both prototypes endured a troubled contest.

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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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May 04

WEC: Porsche LMP1 free practice report

Promising start at Spa for the Le Mans dress  rehearsal

2017-05-04-0045Preparation work for the Porsche LMP Team goes according to plan. In the first two free practice sessions ahead of the six-hour race in Spa-Francorchamps (BE), drivers Earl Bamber (NZ), Timo Bernhard (DE) and Brendon Hartley (NZ) came second.

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Apr 29

WEC: Confidence ahead of the Le Mans dress rehearsal in Spa

Porsche LMP1 preview FIA World Endurance Championship in Spa-Francorchamps, round 2 of 9

2017-04-16_0153The six-hour race at Spa-Francorchamps (BE) is far more than just the second round of the FIA World Endurance Championship WEC: The race on May 6 is known as the dress rehearsal for Le Mans.

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Apr 16

WEC: Toyota takes thrilling last-gasp win at Silverstone

6 Hours of Silverstone

2017-04-14-0054Toyota Gazoo Racing took a thrilling victory in the opening round of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship at Silverstone this afternoon.

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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 14

WEC: Porsche fully focused on preparing the 919 Hybrids  for the race

LMP1 free practice, FIA World Endurance Championship,  round 1, Silverstone

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The tension ahead of the first battle between Porsche’s and Toyota’s Le Mans Prototypes is increasing. In the first free practice sessions of the FIA World Endurance Championship’s curtain raiser on the 5.9 kilometre circuit in Silverstone (GB), Toyota topped the time sheets.

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Apr 14

WEC: Porsche LMP Team builds on consistent partnerships

LMP1 partners, FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC)

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In the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship WEC, the Porsche LMP Team once again can rely on strong partners.

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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 06

Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland

New racing car, packed grid and exciting events

Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Race CarThe Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland heads into the 2017 season with a 25-strong field of new Porsche 911 GT3 Cup racing cars.

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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 28

WEC: Porsche presents the 919 Hybrid and the team in Monza

Venue is the high-speed race track in Monza, Italy, set in the famous Royal Park close to Milan

2017-01-19_0298After test drives on the circuits of Valencia (ES), Aragon (ES), Vallelunga (IT) and Paul Ricard (FR), Porsche now will present the new 919 Hybrid on March 31 at 14:00 hrs in public.

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Mar 09

WEC: Porsche announces driver pairings for the new 911 RSR

The 911 RSR with the starting number 91 can be recognised by the red Porsche lettering on a black windscreen

2016-11-25-0003 The Porsche GT Team campaigns two 510 hp Porsche 911 RSR in the GT class of the FIA World Endurance Championship, which has been given world championship status in 2017 for the first time. After a year of development in 2016, the 2015 FIA WEC title winners return with a works entry to the world’s most important GT competition. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 01

IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, round 2: 12 Hours of Sebring, USA

12 Hours of  Sebring, USA: Two 911 RSR at the oldest sports car race in the USA

2016-11-25-0008 The 12 Hours of Sebring is the oldest and toughest sports car race in the USA. The 65th running of this classic event at the Sebring International Raceway on the legendary airfield circuit in the heart of Florida will be held on 18 March.

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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 12

Factory-backed outing for the 911 GT3 R at the legendary Mount Panorama

Porsche at the Bathurst 12 Hour

2016-01-14_0060 A Porsche 911 GT3 R driven by Porsche works drivers Earl Bamber (New Zealand), Kévin Estre (France) and Laurens Vanthoor (Belgium) will tackle the Bathurst 12 Hour in Australia on 5 February.

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