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Porsche 919 Hybrids defy the Texan heat

on September 16, 2016 2016 Season, Circuit of the Americas, On the track news, WEC Races with 0 comments
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With its two Le Mans prototypes, Porsche enjoyed a smooth first day of the sixth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). With ambient temperatures of up to 35 degree Celsius, the two Porsche 919 Hybrids covered 158 laps in total of the 5.513 kilometre long Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas. In […]

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Mark’s Austin Memories

on September 13, 2016 2016 Season, Circuit of the Americas, On the track news, WEC Races with 0 comments
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A challenging track with big crowds, private Porsche collections and a huge sportscar following – here’s what makes racing in the States special for Mark. Sportscar racing has a huge following in America and they love their big endurance events such as the Sebring 12 hours and the 24 hours of Daytona. It’s also Porsche’s […]

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Porsche wins WEC debut in Mexico

on September 4, 2016 2016 Season, Mexico, On the track news with 1 comment
Porsche Team: Mark Webber

The reigning world champions Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley and Mark Webber won the thrilling six-hour race in Mexico City. By winning the fifth of nine rounds of the FIA World Endurance Championship, with the 919 Hybrid Porsche further extended its lead in the manufacturers’ standings. The trio of Romain Dumas, Neel Jani and Marc Lieb […]

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Heart stopping qualifying – 919 Hybrids to start from second and fourth

on September 2, 2016 2016 Season, Mexico, On the track news, WEC Races with 1 comment
Porsche 919 Hybrid, Porsche Team: Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley, Mark Webber Porsche 919 Hybrid, Porsche Team: Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley, Mark Webber

The two Porsche 919 Hybrids will start from the first and second rows of the grid for the fifth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship in Mexico City. The current championship leaders, Romain Dumas, Neel Jani and Marc Lieb, will start the six-hour race from second on the grid. The reigning world champions, Timo […]

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Porsche sets the fastest lap of the day in Mexico City

on September 2, 2016 2016 Season, Mexico, On the track news, WEC Races with 0 comments
Porsche 919 Hybrid, Porsche Team: Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley, Mark Webber Porsche 919 Hybrid, Porsche Team: Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley, Mark Webber

Porsche enjoyed a busy and trouble free beginning to the Mexico race weekend with the two 919 Hybrids. The first day of the fifth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) saw a 90-minute test session and two free practice sessions of the same duration each. The extra test was to help the teams […]

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Mark’s Mexico Memories

on August 30, 2016 2016 Season, Mexico, On the track news, WEC Races with 2 comments
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Ahead of the fifth round of the World Endurance Championship, Mark shares his thoughts on the race in the motorsport wealthy metropolis of Mexico. When you think of Mexico and Latin America you can’t help but think of their rich motorsport history, in particular the success of the Rodríguez brothers Pedro and Ricardo. Pedro was […]

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Porsche repeats last year’s victory at the Nürburgring

on July 24, 2016 2016 Season, Nurburgring, On the track news, WEC Races with 1 comment
Porsche Team: Mark Webber, Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley (l-r) Porsche Team: Mark Webber, Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley (l-r)

The reigning world champions Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley and Mark Webber repeated their last year’s win at the six-hour race at the Nürburgring. By doing so, Porsche, with the 919 Hybrid, extended their lead in the manufacturer standings of the FIA World Endurance Championship. Romain Dumas, Neel Jani and Marc Lieb came fourth in the […]

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Both Porsche 919 Hybrids to start from the second row

on July 23, 2016 2016 Season, Nurburgring, On the track news, WEC Races with 1 comment
Porsche Team: Mark Webber, Timo Bernhard (l-r)

The two Porsche 919 Hybrids will start from the second row of the grid for the fourth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship. The reigning world champions Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley and Mark Webber claimed third on the grid for Sunday’s six-hour race at the Nürburgring. Next to them on the grid will be […]

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Fastest times for the Porsche 919 Hybrid with new aero package

on July 22, 2016 2016 Season, Nurburgring, On the track news, WEC Races with 1 comment
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Mixed start to the weekend for championship leader and title defender Porsche at the Nürburgring: In both free practice sessions at the fourth of nine rounds of the FIA World Endurance Championship a Porsche 919 Hybrid topped the time sheets. Mark Webber achieved the overall fastest time of the day with a lap of 1:40.997 […]

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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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