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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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18th overall win for Porsche after drama in Le Mans

on June 19, 2016 2016 Season, Le Mans, On the track news, WEC Races with 0 comments
Porsche 919 Hybrid, Porsche Team: Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley, Mark Webber

From midnight the duel between Porsche and Toyota for the 24 hour Le Mans race win had intensified but no-one would have expected such an ending. Before the final lap, Toyota seemed to be coming out on top but then the prototype stopped on track. One lap later it was the number 2 Porsche 919 […]

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18th pole position for Porsche in Le Mans

on June 16, 2016 2016 Season, Le Mans, On the track news, WEC Races with 1 comment
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The Porsche Team with the innovative 919 Hybrid secured the 18th pole position in total for the brand at the Le Mans 24-Hours. Due to mostly wet track conditions in both qualifying sessions on Thursday, held from 7 pm to 9 pm and from 10 pm until midnight, there were no improvements in lap times […]

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Both Porsche 919 Hybrid in front after first qualifying

on June 15, 2016 2016 Season, Le Mans, On the track news, WEC Races with 0 comments
Porsche 919 Hybrid, Porsche Team: Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley, Mark Webber

With a strong performance the two Porsche 919 Hybrids came first and second in the first of three qualifying sessions for the Le Mans 24 Hours. The best lap time for the field of 60 cars was achieved by Neel Jani on Wednesday night. Early into the session, the Swiss lapped the 13.629 kilometre long […]

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