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Porsche dominate Paul Ricard prologue
Mar30

Porsche dominate Paul Ricard prologue

Porsche won the final race of the 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship and judging from their pace at the 2015 pre-season prologue at Paul Richard, more victories could be around the corner. Porsche topped all five sessions of the test with Swizetrland’s Neel Jani bagged the fastest time of the two days (1m37.220s) in the N°17 Porsche 919 Hybrid. That’s 4.069s better than last year’s pre-season test! The German...

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Porsche testing continues in Bahrain
Feb14

Porsche testing continues in Bahrain

The stakes are high in this year’s FIA World Endurance Championship and 2014 final round winner Porsche have headed to Bahrain to continue their preparations for the 2015 battle. Despite some strong, sand blowing winds at the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, it was a productive test with a total of 5,118 kilometres covered. Driving duties were shared by Romain Dumas (France), Brendon Hartley (New Zealand), Nico...

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Le Mans poster and entry list revealed
Feb05

Le Mans poster and entry list revealed

Entries for this year’s Le Mans 24 Hour and the FIA World Endurance Championship, plus the poster for this year’s 83rd running of the classic French enduro were revealed today in Paris by the Automobile Club de l’Ouest. Fifty-six cars will take part at Le Mans which is the third round of the FIA WEC championship. Cars are divided up into four categories: 14 LM P1s (Le Mans Prototype 1) 20 LM P2s (Le Mans prototype 2), 9 LM...

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Nissan/NISMO turns LMP1 back-to-front
Feb01

Nissan/NISMO turns LMP1 back-to-front

Nissan today declared itself ready to take on the world’s best sports car manufacturers after revealing a glimpse of its Le Mans challenger – the Nissan GT-R LM NISMO – during the commercial break for Super Bowl XLIX. Last year’s Super Bowl was the most watched television program in U.S. television history with over 110 million viewers. The 2015 game was therefore the perfect opportunity for Nissan’s “With Dad” commercial (view at...

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Porsche returns to victory lane
Dec01

Porsche returns to victory lane

After returning to LM P1 competition in 2014, Porsche has finished off the year in the best possible way by taking victory in the Six Hours of Sao Paulo in Brazil. Neel Jani, Romain Dumas and Marc Leib took the No.14 Porsche 919 Hybrid to victory in what was a a bittersweet day for the German manufacturer. Pole sitter Mark Webber crashed the No.20 Porsche with 26 minutes remaining, bringing out the safety car and and early end to the...

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