Tag Archives: FIA World Endurance Championship

New motorsport strategy for Porsche with a clear focus on electromobility and the GT class

From 2019, a Porsche works team will compete in Formula E. As a result, the company will be ending its involvement in the LMP1 class of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at the end of the 2017 season. Porsche … Continue reading

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Eifel Hattrick: Porsche 919 Hybrid celebrates one-two win at the Nürburgring

After having achieved the third consecutive Le Mans victory, Porsche also managed a hattrick in the six-hour race at the Nürburgring: Like in 2015 and 2016, Timo Bernhard (DE) and Brendon Hartley (NZ) climbed on to the top step of … Continue reading

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Double WEC podium for the new 911 RSR – customer team secures class win

A successful home race for the new Porsche 911 RSR in the Sports Car World Endurance Championship WEC: At the six-hour race on the Nürburgring, the 510 hp racer, designed and built by Porsche Motorsport in Weissach for this season, … Continue reading

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First pole in the WEC for the new Porsche 911 RSR

The new Porsche 911 tackles its home race on the Nürburgring from pole position in the Sports Car World Endurance Championship WEC. In the qualifying on the 5.148-kilometre circuit in Germany’s Eifel region, Michael Christensen (Denmark) and Kévin Estre (France) … Continue reading

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Porsche 919 Hybrids to start from first and second rows of the grid at the Nürburgring

The two Porsche 919 Hybrids will start from second and third places on the grid in Sunday’s six-hour race at the Nürburgring, round four of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). The championship leading Le Mans winners, Earl Bamber (NZ), … Continue reading

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Porsche 919 Hybrid with new aerodynamics tops the time sheets in practice at the Nürburgring

The Porsche LMP Team concentrated on testing its new aerodynamics package in the first free practice sessions at the Nürburgring (DE). For the six-hour race on Sunday, 1pm to 7pm, the Porsche 919 Hybrid has been equipped with a lot … Continue reading

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