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World championship leaders set best time in their Porsche 919 Hybrid

on November 18, 2016 2016 Season, Bahrain, Mark Webber News, On the track news, Porsche News, WEC Races with 0 comments
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Excitement increases in the lead up to the final round of the FIA World Endurance Championship on Saturday and the Porsche Team, with the two 919 Hybrids, had a very positive first day of practice in Bahrain. The championship leaders, Romain Dumas, Neel Jani and Marc Lieb, topped the time sheets in both of the […]

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Mark’s Bahrain Preview – My Last Race

on November 15, 2016 2016 Season, Bahrain, Mark Webber News, On the track news, WEC Races with 23 comments
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This is going to be a big weekend for me personally. My last time competing in anger will certainly bring some strong emotions with it. Being behind the wheel has been so much of my life – I’ve driven a racing car every two-four weeks for the last 22-odd years – so chapter two will […]

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Start-finish win and manufacturers’ title for Porsche 919 Hybrid

on November 6, 2016 2016 Season, Mark Webber News, On the track news, Porsche News, Shanghai, WEC Races with 0 comments
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Porsche celebrates its sixth race win this season and the successful defense of the manufacturers’ world championship title in Shanghai. At the penultimate of nine rounds of the FIA World Endurance Championship the race winners were Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley and Mark Webber, who started from pole position and lead the whole 195-lap race. The […]

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The Porsche 919 Hybrid takes pole position in Shanghai

on November 5, 2016 2016 Season, Mark Webber News, On the track news, Porsche News, Shanghai, WEC Races with 2 comments
Porsche Team: Mark Webber, Brendon Hartley, Timo Bernhard (l-r)

The reigning world champions, Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley and Mark Webber, took pole position for the eighth and penultimate round of the FIA World Endurance Championship in Shanghai. The current championship leaders, Romain Dumas, Neel Jani and Marc Lieb, will start sixth on the grid for the six-hour race on Sunday. Today’s pole is the […]

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Porsche 919 Hybrid sets fastest lap of the day

on November 4, 2016 2016 Season, Mark Webber News, On the track news, Porsche News, Shanghai, WEC Races with 0 comments
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The Porsche Team with the two 919 Hybrids generally had a positive first day of practice for penultimate round of the FIA World Endurance Championship in Shanghai. The reigning World Champions, Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley and Mark Webber, were fastest in both of the two 90-minute free practice sessions on the 5.451 kilometre long Chinese […]

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Webber confirms retirement from motorsport to take on new role with Porsche

on October 13, 2016 2016 Season, Mark Webber News, On the track news with 30 comments
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For immediate release October 13, 2016 Following this afternoon’s announcement by Porsche that Mark Webber will assume a new role as special representative for the German automotive manufacturer as he signs off on a long and successful career behind the wheel, the 40-year old Australian has confirmed his intentions and future plans. “Of course hanging up […]

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MARK’S NÜRBURGRING MEMORIES

on July 19, 2016 2016 Season, Mark Webber News, Nurburgring, On the track news, WEC Races with 0 comments
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A happy hunting ground in the past, Mark shares his best memories of the Nürburgring. When I was doing Formula Ford in Australia I remember watching one particular race on TV. It was the 1995 European F1 GP at the Nürburgring where Michael Schumacher won on the last few laps against Jean Alesi. Jean was driving […]

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MARK’S MEMORIES LE MANS

on June 13, 2016 2016 Season, Le Mans, Mark Webber News, On the track news with 4 comments
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Ahead of the season highlight at Le Mans, Mark shares some of the memories he has of the race I think I first heard about Le Mans in the mid 1980s, when the Rothman Porsches were dominating with Derek Bell and Jacky Ickx. As a young boy you remember those famous Le Mans cars probably […]

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Aussie Grit nominated for International Autobiography of the Year

on April 22, 2016 Mark Webber News, Off the track news with 1 comment
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The Cross Sports Book Awards will unveil an ‘International Autobiography of the Year’ accolade for the first time in 2016. The creation of the new category will see Mark battle with fellow compatriot Michael Lynagh, three-time IRB Player of the Year and New Zealand star Dan Carter, UFC fighter and USA Olympic Bronze medallist Ronda Rousey, […]

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Aussie Grit paperback edition signings

on April 19, 2016 Mark Webber News, Off the track news with 0 comments
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To coincide with the publishing of the paperback edition of his book Aussie Grit in the UK, Mark will take part in a small number of events on the following dates: Wednesday 1st June 7.30pm                Winstones Sherborne Venue: Cheap Street Church, Cheap St, Sherborne DT3 3BJ £5 for a ticket, available from Winstones Thursday 2nd June 2.30pm                […]

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