Porsche: Hybrid in GT racing from 2020?
The Porsche 911 is arguably one of the most successful cars in motorsport. Over the decades, the German marque has carefully developed its premium sportscar to become the fly-carrier of its racing heritage. Already fully established in prototype racing, hybrid technology is gradually creeping into the world of GT motorsport, too. Porsche is now looking […]
Earl Bamber: From Porsche junior to Le Mans winner
The 14th June 2015 is a day Earl Bamber will probably never forget. Together with its teammates Nick Tandy and Nico Hülkenberg, the New Zealander won the most famous endurance race in the world – the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Victory at the Circuit de la Sarthe saw the young Kiwi’s name go down […]
Porsche introduce the new 919 hybrid
Porsche have rolled out their updated 2015 specification Porsche 919 Hybrid at their in house test track in Weissach. Marc Lieb was behind the wheel of the new 919 Hybrid in it’s first shake down last week. According to Porsche, the the new 919 is an evolution of the race winning 2014 version. The drive train […]
First test for 2015 Porsche 919 Hybrid
The 2014 FIA WEC has only just finished but Porsche have already turned their attention to the 2015 season. The German team which celebrated their comeback this year, have already began testing their new 2015 LMP1 car. On Monday, the new version of the LMP1 Porsche had its first test on their test track in […]
Analysis: Did Porsche's Strategy Call Cost Them The Race?
The 6 Hours of Bahrain was a testament to the excitement of modern endurance racing. It had drama, tension and intrigue from start to finish and was decided by tiny margins. Did one strategy call from the Porsche 919 Hybrid team cost them a potential race victory? Ultimately, the #7 Toyota TS040 took a relatively comfortable victory in […]
Porsche Announce 2015 Driver Line-Up
After speculation about Porsche’s LMP1 drive line up has got larger and larger over the last few weeks, the manufacture has finally put an end to the rumors and have now officially announced their LMP1 drive line-up for next year. In recent weeks rumours have been doing the rounds that former Formula 1 World Champion Jenson Button was […]
Porsche 919 gets Third Podium This Year
The Porsche 919 hybrid finished its third race on the podium in in China last time out. The sixth world championship race in Shanghai saw the driver’s Neel Jani, Marc Lieb and Romain Dumas drive from pole position the third overall. The sister car of Brendon Hartley, Mark Webber and Timo Bernhard picked up a puncture […]
Why Have Audi Struggled This Year?
Last Sunday, Toyota pulled off their 2nd consecutive 1-2 finish in the last two races. After a comprehensive victory at their home race, the Japanese marque managed to win again in China and making the world champions of 2012/2013 look very behind. It is a trend which started early in the season, Toyota has managed to […]