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Rain, fog, red flag – Porsche 919 Hybrids finish third and fourth in Fuji

The Porsche LMP Team had to be content with third and fourth place finishes at the seventh of nine rounds of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). The six-hour race on the Fuji International Speedway was hampered by persistent rain … Continue reading

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Second world-championship pole for new Porsche 911 RSR

In the qualifying for the Fuji six-hour race, Richard Lietz (Austria) and Frédéric Makowiecki (France) have secured their first pole position. In rainy conditions and poor visibility, they clocked the fastest lap time on the Fuji Speedway in their 510 … Continue reading

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The Porsche 919 Hybrids lock out front row in Fuji

The two Porsche 919 Hybrids will start from the front row for the six-hour race at the Fuji International Speedway. Championship leaders Earl Bamber (NZ), Timo Bernhard (DE) and Brendon Hartley (NZ) took pole position in front of the sister … Continue reading

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Porsche clocks the day’s best time in rainy Fuji

Just in time for the appearance of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), the summer said goodbye to the Japanese Alps. After a 15 degree Celsius drop in temperature over a few hours, the seventh of nine world championship rounds … Continue reading

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Successful maiden race season with two titles for the Porsche 911 RSR

At the ten-hour Petit Le Mans race contested on the tradition-steeped Road Atlanta racetrack last Saturday, the new 911 RSR scored the first two championships. There, Patrick Pilet (France) and Dirk Werner (Germany) won the prestigious North American Endurance Cup … Continue reading

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First race in Asia for the new Porsche 911 RSR

The Porsche GT Team fields two Porsche 911 RSR at round seven of the Sports Car World Endurance Championship WEC on the Fuji Speedway in Japan on 15 October. The 510 hp race car was designed from scratch by Porsche … Continue reading

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