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FOX to screen FIA WEC in 2016
Feb26

FOX to screen FIA WEC in 2016

Fans of the FIA World Endurance Championship will be thrilled with the news that FOX Sports will cover the entire nine race championship live. Veteran sports broadcaster Bob Varsha and former racer Calvin Fish lead FOX Sports coverage of the championship with the first event – the Six Hours of Silverstone – starting live on FS1 on Sunday, April 17 at 7 a.m. ET. “The WEC carries on the tradition of endurance sports car...

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Young and old “rookies” in Bahrain
Nov22

Young and old “rookies” in Bahrain

  A number of new faces were seen in action at the FIA World Endurance Championship Bahrain test including some young stars of the future plus an ex-Formula 1, NASCAR and IndyCar race winner – Juan Pablo Montoya. Of the three drivers selected by the WEC promoter for an opportunity to get behind the wheel of the highly developed LMP1 hybrid prototypes, it was New Zealander Richie Stanaway who set the fastest time of the day...

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Porsche triumph despite Bahrain trouble
Nov21

Porsche triumph despite Bahrain trouble

Porsche has triumphed in the FIA World Endurance Championship with Mark Webber, Timo Bernhard and Brendon Hartley taking the driver’s championship despite a trouble-filled final race in Bahrain. While the No.18 Porsche charged to Porsche’s sixth victory of the year with Neel Jani, Romain Dumas and Marc Lieb at the wheel, the No.17 championship leader had two extended visits to the garage with engine and hybrid problems...

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Porsche storm to pole again in Bahrain
Nov20

Porsche storm to pole again in Bahrain

Porsche will start the final round of the 2015 FIA World Endurance championship at the 6 Hours of Bahrain from the front row of the grid after another spectacular performance in qualifying. Brendon Hartley and Timo Bernhard combined to set a scorching pace in the No.17 Porsche 919 Hybrid to claim Porsche’s 11th consecutive FIA WEC pole position. The performance also netted title leaders Hartley, Bernhard and Mark Webber an additional...

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Porsche wins again in Shanghai
Nov02

Porsche wins again in Shanghai

Mark Webber, Timo Bernhard and Brendon Hartley extended their title lead in the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship by scoring a fourth consecutive victory, at Shanghai in China. With the No.18 Porsche finishing in second place, 26-seconds behind the No.17 car, Porsche clinched the 2015 FIA World Endurance Manufacturers’ Championship. Now holding a 70-point lead in the Manufacturers’ standings over Audi, Porsche cannot be beaten no...

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