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FIA World Endurance Championship

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Porsche teams fully prepared for the Le Mans 24 Hours

On June 16, the 86th edition of the Le Mans 24 Hours takes off. This weekend’s official pre-test marked the start of the critical phase for the world’s toughest automobile race. 180 drivers and 60 vehicles will fight for victory at Le Mans. With four car 510 hp Porsche 911 RSR contesting the GTE-Pro class, … Continue reading

Maris completes Ebimotors team for Le Mans

Last Thursday the line up of the drivers taking part to the 86th edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans race was drawn up. This is the most important and prestigious endurance race of the world and it is organised by ACO (Automobile Club de l’Ouest) and scheduled on June 16th and 17th. Erik … Continue reading

The Talent Factory – Introducing Porsche’s Customer Racing Programme video

Porsche’s factory successes at Daytona, Sebring and Le Mans have made headlines in the sportscar world, but the German manufacturer’s customer teams are also winning regularly in the Porsche Carrera Cup, GT Masters and Blancpain GT series. Mobil 1 The Grid spoke to Manthey Racing factory driver Dirk Werner & Herberth Motorsport team owner Alfred … Continue reading

Porsche GT Team kicks of the sports car world championship with a podium

After a gripping race at Spa-Francorchamps, the Porsche GT Team has started into the FIA Sports Car World Endurance Championship (WEC) season with second and fourth place. Frenchman Kévin Estre and Michael Christensen from Denmark scored second in the #92 car and narrowly missed out on clinching the maiden WEC victory for the new Porsche … Continue reading

Porsche GT Team starts Spa WEC season-opener from second grid row

Porsche heads into the opening round of the Sports Car FIA World Endurance Championship on the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps on Saturday from the second grid row. In a breathtakingly close qualifying, Gianmaria Bruni (Italy) and Richard Lietz (Austria) set the third quickest time with their 911 RSR, just 87-thousandths of a second off pole position. … Continue reading

Carrera Cup champions kick off World Endurance season at Spa

Australians Matt Campbell and Alex Davison will this weekend begin their 2018/19 FIA World Endurance Championship campaigns as part of the six-strong Porsche 911 RSR line-up at the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps on May 5, 2018. Both former champions of Porsche Wilson Security Carrera Cup Australia, the duo will be part of the FIA WEC … Continue reading

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