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2017 FIA World Endurance Championship kicks off with the 6 hours of Silverstone this weekend!

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SILVERSTONE, UK- Silverstone will see the first duel between the re-worked Porsche 919 hybrid and the Toyota TS050 Hybrid. WEC fans can still recall the agonizing 2016 Le Mans finish wherein the Toyota crawled to a halt, after leading most of the race, with just a few corners to go before the checkered flag.   […]

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Le Mans 24 Hours: the greatest motor race in the world

FROM left, drivers of the Porsche 919 Hybrid No. 2, Switzerland’s Neel Jani, France’s Romain Dumas and Germany’s Marc Lieb   AFP

SO FINALLY, the dust has settled, another year at Le Mans is over, and Porsche takes a come from behind victory, their 18th yet in a Porsche Team 919, the No. 2 car driven by Neel Jani, Marc Lieb and Romain Dumas. The German Porsche Factory team completed the race with 384 laps at an average speed of 243.2 kilometers per hour, making a total of 30 pit stops along the way, roughly one stop for every 14 laps.

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Hybrid high: Porsche clinches 18th overall victory at 24 Hours of Le Mans

Porsche 919 Hybrid, Porsche Team: Romain Dumas, Neel Jani, Marc Lieb

LE MANS, FRANCE—It is kind of surprising, sometimes, Porsche’s position in the world automotive market. It is high up there in the luxury segment, but that isn’t really why most people used to buy the little handfuls from Stuttgart. They were tight well-built machines that had a personality different from anything on the road. They […]

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Porsche takes historic 1-2 victory at Le Mans 24 Hours

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Porsche sealed an historic victory in the 83rd running of the Le Mans 24 Hours, the German marque finishing a convincing first and second in front of 263,500 spectators to break Audi’s stranglehold on the jewel in the crown of sportscar racing.  Nico Hülkenberg became the first driver to win the race overall at his […]

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Le Mans 2015: Porsche and Audi battle it out for first six hours

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The incident packed first 6-hours saw drama and excitement at every turn of the 14km Le Mans track.  As the race distance reached twenty-five percent the no7 Audi R18 of Benoit Treluyer overtook the no17 Porsche 919 hybrid of Mark Webber to take the lead just before the Frenchman dived into the pits.  The no17 […]

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Porsche sweeps front of Le Mans grid

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Although the weather forecast called for scattered thunderstorms, the race track remained dry throughout both Qualifying Practice sessions at Le Mans. Nevertheless, the cars claiming pole positions yesterday during the first Qualifying Practice session kept their spots. Neel Jani, driving the No. 18 Porsche 919 Hybrid, secured the pole position yesterday with a lap in […]

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Nissan celebrates 1990 Le Mans pole with historic livery

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Nissan today revealed a very special livery that will feature on the No.21 Nissan GT-R LM NISMO at Le Mans.  Exactly 25 years ago, at the peak of the Group C era, Mark Blundell put the Nissan R90CK on pole position with a stunning 3:27.020 lap of the Le Mans circuit. The No.21 Nissan GT-R […]

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Ferrari takes class win at 24 Hours of Le Mans

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The big news at the Le Mans 24 Hours endurance race was the victory of Audi over Toyota and sister brand Porsche. In the LMGTE Pro category, the big win was by Ferrari, with the 458 Italia GT2 taking the checkered flag. The acronym stands for Le Mans Grand Touring Endurance, the class that was […]

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Mark Webber chauffeurs Maria Sharapova in Porsche 918 Spyder

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No less than ex-Formula One ace and now Porsche World Endurance Championship driver Mark Webber acted as chauffeur to French Open winner Maria Sharapova. The pair drove  to the glamorous Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) Pre-Wimbledon Party in the Porsche 918 Spyder – the Stuttgart marque’s fastest, most powerful production car to date, and also one […]

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Audi, Porsche hold successful test day for the Le Mans 24 Hours

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Audi and Porsche intensively used the only testing opportunity for the Le Mans 24 Hours at the “Circuit des 24 Heures.”

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Apr 26, 2017

Here are some easy and practical tips to keep motoring free and easy as the summer heat continues to