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Mind over matter

on May 26, 2015 2015 Season, Mark Webber News with 2 comments
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When you are hurtling around a race track at 200mph, you have to have your wits about you. Throw some four-hour non-stop stints into the mix in races that can last a whole day and night and the task looks even more daunting. But that’s what driving in the World Endurance Championship is all about. Mark […]

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Thriller in the Ardennes – second, third and sixth for Porsche 919 Hybrids

on May 2, 2015 2015 Season, On the track news, Porsche News, Spa, WEC Races with 2 comments
FIA WEC 2015: 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps

After an action packed six-hour race in Spa-Francorchamps, the trio of Romain Dumas (France), Neel Jani (Switzerland) and Marc Lieb (Germany) came second at round two of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). This is a repeat of the season’s opening race in Silverstone. Timo Bernhard (Germany), Brendon Hartley (New Zealand) and Mark Webber had started […]

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Three Porsche 919 Hybrids dominate qualifying in Spa

on May 1, 2015 2015 Season, On the track news, Porsche News, Spa, WEC Races with 0 comments
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Coming first, second and third, Porsche dominated today’s qualifying for the second round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) in Spa-Francorchamps (BE). Brendon Hartley (New Zealand) and Timo Bernhard (Germany) achieved the sixth pole position for the Le Mans Prototype since Porsche’s return to the WEC top class last year. It is also the […]

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Fast Porsche LMP1 trio in rainy Spa

on April 30, 2015 2015 Season, On the track news, Porsche News, Spa with 0 comments
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The first appearance of the Porsche team with three Porsche 919 Hybrids went well but with limited driving in free practice because of a very wet race track in Spa-Francorchamps. The famous Belgian race track is the venue for the second of eight rounds of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). In each of the […]

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MARK’S SPA TOP 5

on April 29, 2015 Mark Webber News, On the track news, Spa, WEC Races with 0 comments
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A favourite for many drivers, Spa has provided for some exciting racing in the past. Here’s what makes it special for Mark. A classic track It’s one of my favourite circuits and just oozes character. Some sections are very steep which is not a feature commonly seen on new track designs. The undulations make it […]

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Successful season opener for the new Porsche 919 Hybrid

on April 12, 2015 2015 Season, On the track news, Porsche News, Silverstone, WEC Races with 0 comments
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The driver trio of Romain Dumas (France), Neel Jani (Switzerland) and Marc Lieb (Germany) secured the first trophy for the new Porsche 919 Hybrid at the six-hours of Silverstone (GB). Sharing the number 18 prototype, they covered 201 laps and finished second in what was a thrilling and totally dry race. During the first one-and-a-half […]

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Mark’s flying lap of Silverstone

on April 12, 2015 Uncategorized with 2 comments

Ahead of the first WEC race of the 2015 season, Mark takes a look at the Silverstone circuit from above.

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Both Porsche 919 Hybrid to start from front row

on April 11, 2015 On the track news, Porsche News, Silverstone, WEC Races with 0 comments
Porsche Team: Timo Bernhard, Mark Webber, Brendon Hartley (l-r)

The two Porsche 919 Hybrids will start first and second in the opening round of the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) in Silverstone. For the six-hour race on the British Grand Prix circuit qualifying was run for the first time according to the 2015 regulations. As in the past, two drivers shared qualifying duties, […]

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Optimisation of hybrid strategy is the focus

on April 10, 2015 2015 Season, On the track news, Porsche News, Silverstone with 0 comments
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The two Porsche 919 Hybrids with the driver trios of Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley and Mark Webber, and their team mates Romain Dumas, Neel Jani and Marc Lieb in the sister Le Mans Prototype, covered 132 laps in total on the first day of practice for the opening race of the 2015 FIA World Endurance […]

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MARK’S SILVERSTONE TOP 5

on April 7, 2015 2015 Season, On the track news, Silverstone, WEC Races with 2 comments
Porsche 919 Hybrid, Porsche Team: Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley, Mark Webber

Ahead of the first WEC race of the 2015 season, Mark shares some of his highlights of Silverstone Home from home I’ve raced in Silverstone for nearly 20 years and having lived in the UK for all that time it always felt a bit like my home GP. I’ve been very fortunate to have some […]

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