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Porsche on top at COTA
Sep14

Porsche on top at COTA

Porsche jumped to the top of the timesheet in the opening practice session for this weekend’s Six Hours of Circuit of The Americas – the USA round of the FIA World Endurance Championship. New Zealander Earl Bamber set the pace with a 1 minute, 48.124 lap with the car he is sharing with Brendon Hartley and Timo Bernhard – just over a 10th of a second faster than the No. 1 Porsche of Neel Jani, Andre Lotterer and Nick...

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WEC is COTA bound
Sep13

WEC is COTA bound

For the second of their two North American races, the FIA World Endurance Championship returns to Austin, Texas for the 6 Hours of Circuit of The Americas. Last year’s race was won by No. 1 Porsche 919 Hybrid of Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley and Mark Webber. The pair swept the North American swing, winning at the 6 Hours of Mexico as well. This year, Bernhard and Hartley have the chance to repeat the feat with new teammate Earl...

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FIA WEC heads to Mexico City
Sep01

FIA WEC heads to Mexico City

The FIA World Endurance Championship heads to their first of two North American rounds this weekend for the 6 Hours of Mexico at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez in Mexico City. At last year’s event, the first ever WEC race held in Mexico, the Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley, Mark Webber Porsche 919 Hybrid took victory despite two mid-race rain showers that forced teams to adapt their strategies to the conditions. Second place in...

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Porsche leaves LMP1, joins Formula E
Jul28

Porsche leaves LMP1, joins Formula E

Porsche has confirmed it will withdraw from the FIA World Endurance Championship’s LMP1 class at the conclusion of 2017 and switch its motorsport focus to the FIA Formula E Championship Porsche’s Formula E entry is set to debut for the 2019/2020 season. Porsche is planning an electric sports car based on the Mission E concept car the marque revealed at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. “Entering Formula E and achieving success in...

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Formula E, WEC take to the track
Jul16

Formula E, WEC take to the track

It’s race day for two different Michelin series on two different continents as both FIA Formula E and the FIA World Endurance Championship take to the track for the NYC ePrix and Six Hours of Nurburgring, respectively. Sam Bird of DS Virgin Racing clinched the win in Formula E’s first race in the Big Apple, the first international motor race sanctioned within the five boroughs. He’ll try to defend that victory today against the likes...

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Porsche Fastest in Two Classes
Jul14

Porsche Fastest in Two Classes

Porsche took top honors in two classes in the Friday practice sessions from the World Endurance Championship’s Six Hours of Nurburgring. Fresh off their win at Le Mans, the German carmaker led in LMP1 with the No. 2 Porsche 919 Hybrid over the Toyota Gazoo Racing team No. 8, followed by the sister No. 1 and No. 7 cars respectively. Porsche backed up their chart-topping time in the first session with a 1-2 in the second, again with the...

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