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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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Action packed opening round at Silverstone

on April 17, 2016 2016 Season, On the track news, Porsche News, Silverstone with 0 comments
Porsche 919 Hybrid, Porsche Team: Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley, Mark Webber

After a thrilling six hour race in Silverstone Neel Jani (CH) finished second in the Porsche 919 Hybrid he shares with Romain Dumas (FR) and Marc Lieb (DE). The race win went to Audi at the opening round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). All three manufacturers that are involved with class 1 Le […]

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Second row on the grid for the two Porsche 919 Hybrids

on April 16, 2016 2016 Season, Silverstone, WEC Races with 0 comments
Porsche 919 Hybrid, Porsche Team: Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley, Mark Webber

The two Porsche 919 Hybrids will start third and fourth on the grid for the opening round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at Silverstone on Sunday. The reigning World Champions, Timo Bernhard (DE), Brendon Hartley (NZ) and Mark Webber, qualified third ahead of their teammates Romain Dumas (FR), Neel Jani (CH) and Marc […]

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Porsche 919 Hybrid benefits from efficiency and aerodynamics

on April 15, 2016 2016 Season, On the track news, Silverstone, WEC Races with 0 comments
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The Porsche Team with its two 919 Hybrid cars set the fastest lap times on the first day of free practice for the opening round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) in Silverstone (GB), and were also faster than the times from these sessions in 2015. For the first time the team is going […]

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MARK’S MEMORIES – SILVERSTONE

on April 12, 2016 2016 Season, Silverstone, WEC Races with 2 comments
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Ahead of the first race of the 2016 season, Mark shares some of the memories he has of Silverstone. Out of all F1 races I watched growing up in Australia, the 1987 Silverstone GP is one I particularly remember. I was about 11 and it was a classic race between Nigel Mansell and Nelson Piquet in […]

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Join Team Aussie Grit at the Wings for Life World Run

on March 31, 2016 Mark Webber News, Off the track news with 1 comment
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A passionate ambassador for the charity Wings for Life, Mark is showing his support once again this year by taking part in the Selfie Run of the Wings for Life World Run on May 8th. Wherever you are in the world, you can join Team Aussie Grit and run with Mark at 11am UTC on 8th May. […]

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Good start to the season for the Porsche 919 Hybrid

on March 26, 2016 2016 Season, On the track news with 1 comment
Porsche 919 Hybrid, Porsche Team: Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley, Mark Webber

The FIA World Endurance Championship has kicked off the 2016 season with the official Prologue. The two-day test at the 5.791 kilometre long Circuit Paul Ricard in Southern France was the first meeting of a major part of the WEC grid. For the title defender, the 2016 Porsche 919 Hybrid, which was unveiled just before […]

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Ready to defend the title with the new Porsche 919 Hybrid

on March 23, 2016 2016 Season, On the track news with 0 comments
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Two days before the official Prologue for the FIA World Endurance Championship at Paul Ricard, France, Porsche is presenting its race car for this season. Strong development characterises the new 919 Hybrid’ technology. The powertrain became even more efficient, the aerodynamics were even more specific for the various race tracks and the weight of single […]

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Tyre testing in Abu Dhabi concluded

on February 18, 2016 2016 Season with 0 comments
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Today the Porsche Team concluded its second test of the year in Abu Dhabi. In total the current World Championship winning team has spent eight days driving on the 5.554 kilometre long Formula One circuit in the United Arab Emirates. The main target was tyre testing with partner Michelin. Furthermore, new components on the Porsche […]

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