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Mark Webber and Porsche set the pace in Brazil
Nov28

Mark Webber and Porsche set the pace in Brazil

Porsche has dominated the opening day of action in Brazil for the FIA World Endurance Championship with ex-F1 racer Mark Webber topping the times aboard  the No.20 919 hybrid entry. Porsche topped the opening session and again set the pace in the afternoon with Webber topping the time sheets with a 1m18.349, eighth tenths quicker than the earlier best time and just 0.091s ahead of the No.14 919 of Romain Dumas. Audi were third and...

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Dempsey launches FIA WEC assault with Porsche
Nov19

Dempsey launches FIA WEC assault with Porsche

Patrick Dempsey is set to graduate to the FIA World Endurance Championship in 2015, expanding his deal with Porsche to contest the full WEC and the Le Mans 24 Hours. The American actor and race driver originally teamed up with Porsche in 2013 in the American Le Mans Series but will now take on the GTE-AM class in the FIA WEC – contesting races at Silverstone, Spa-Francorchamps, Nurburgring, Fuji, Shanghai, Bahrain and Le Mans....

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Audi legend Kristensen to retire
Nov19

Audi legend Kristensen to retire

Nine-time Le Mans 24 hour winner Tom Kristensen today announced his retirement from the sport. The Danish Audi legend will wave the checkered flag on his career after next week’s final round of the FIA World Endurance Championship in Brazil. The 47-year-old won Le Mans on debut aboard a TWR Porsche WSC-95 for Joest Racing in 1997 and began a remarkable run of success when he joined Audi in 1999 – taking six wins in a row...

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Toyota takes win and driver’s title
Nov15

Toyota takes win and driver’s title

Toyota’s Anthony Davidson and Sebastien Buemi’s run of race wins may have come to an end in Bahrain but the British/Swiss duo did enough to clinch the 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship driver’s title today. An alternator issue delayed Davidson and Buemi who lost 18 laps in the pits but their teammates in the No.7 car Alex Wurz, Stéphane Sarrazin and Mike Conway were able to take the victory. The No.7 Toyota led...

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Porsche take back-to-back poles
Nov14

Porsche take back-to-back poles

After scoring pole in a complete dead heat with Toyota in Shanghai, the No. 14 Porsche continued its Bahrain dominance with pole today for this weekend’s FIA World Endurance Championship round. Neel Jani had topped two of the three practice sessions in Bahrain and he teamed with Romain Dumas to clinch the pole in qualifying – Porsche’s third of 2014 Championship leaders Anthony Davidson and Sebastien Buemi were...

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