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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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Porsche tops first Bahrain practice
Nov13

Porsche tops first Bahrain practice

Porsche set the pace in night practice in Bahrain with the No.14 entry of Neel Jani, Romain Dumas and Marc Leib setting the pace in preparation for this weekend’s round of the FIA World Endurance Championship. Jani recorded a time of 1m43.375s – the only man to break into the 43 second bracket. The times in the evening session under lights were considerably faster than opening afternoon session – Jani’s time at...

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Toyota a step closer to WEC title
Nov02

Toyota a step closer to WEC title

Toyota moved a step closer to the FIA World Endurance Championship LM P1 championship victory when Anthony Davidson and Sebastien Buemi took their second consecutive win and their fourth of the season in Shanghai. Both factory Porsches held the early advantage after the two Toyota’s elected to pit at the first yellow flag for a fuel top-up – negating the requirement to potentially make a late race stop. Both Davidson and...

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Amazing tie in qualifying in Shanghai
Nov01

Amazing tie in qualifying in Shanghai

With two drivers having to record times in qualifying in each car, the chances of the four-lap average times for two cars to be tied for pole are pretty remote – or so we thought! Porsche’s Romain Dumas and Neel Jani and Toyota’s Anthony Davidson and Sebastien Buemi each recorded average time of 1:48.300. The Porsche will start from pole having recorded their times earlier in the 25 minute session. So how does it...

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