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Porsche take Nurburgring pole
Aug29

Porsche take Nurburgring pole

Porsche has dominated qualifying to put the two 919 Hybrid LMP1 racers on front row for tomorrow’s 6 Hours of Nürburgring. Romain Dumas and Marc Lieb shared the qualifying driving duties to register a best two lap average of 1m36.473s in the No.18 Porsche 919 Hybrid. This topped the second Porsche 919 Hybrid entry, driven by Mark Webber and Timo Bernhard, by just 0.069s. Dumas started and finished the qualifying session, setting the...

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Porsche confirms P1 program through ’18
Aug28

Porsche confirms P1 program through ’18

As the FIA World Endurance Championship teams gathered in Germany for round four of the championship this weekend, Porsche revealed on home soil that they will be part of the LM P1 battle through to at least the end of 2018. Porsche made its debut last year and dominated the late season races of last year’s FIA WEC before winning at Le mans this year. “Motorsport is an important part of Porsche’s brand identity – but not an end...

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Nissan to delay return to FIA WEC
Aug07

Nissan to delay return to FIA WEC

Nissan will delay its return to the LM P1 class of the FIA World Endurance Championship to focus on technical issues it faced during this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours. Issues with the energy recovery system (ERS) meant that Nissan had to run at the Le Mans 24 Hours on engine power alone. The bespoke Nissan V6 3-litre twin turbo petrol engine and the unique aerodynamics of the GT-R LM NISMO proved to be the main strengths of the car...

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Audi rolling into Le Mans on a high
May03

Audi rolling into Le Mans on a high

Porsche may have won the final race of the 2014 championship, Toyota won the title but after two wins in the opening races of the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship, Audi will enter this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours as favorites. Yesterday at Spa-Francorchamps Andre Lotterer, Benoit Treluyer and Marcel Fassler took their second consecutive win. The driver’s of the No.7 Audi were also triumphant at the opening round of the...

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Audi reigns in Silverstone classic
Apr13

Audi reigns in Silverstone classic

Audi bounced back to victory lane for the first time since Circuit of The Americas last year with Marcel Fassler, Benoit Tréluyer and Andre Lotterer becoming the latest names to be added to the impressive roll of honor on the base of the 110 year old Tourist Trophy at Silverstone. The opening round of the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship was a classic with Audi, Porsche and Toyota all showing race-winning pace. After the...

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