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– Electric race car completed test phase in Germany, France and the USA
– Converted Golf GTI TCR as technology carrier at the start of development
– Romain Dumas drove the full 19.99 kilometres at Pikes Peak for the first time in the race

It was all over after exactly 7:57.148 minutes. With Romain Dumas at the wheel, the I.D. R Pikes Peak crossed the finish line in the world’s most famous hill climb. A record-breaking sprint that lasted 19.99 kilometres, preceded by numerous tests over a distance of 4,000 kilometres – spread over six months. Read More »

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– Volkswagen is entering the world’s most famous hill climb with a fully electric racing car
– World Endurance champion Dumas has already won the “Race to the Clouds” in Colorado (USA) three times
– The goal on 24 June 2018 is to set a new track record for electric racing cars

Volkswagen is banking on experience for its comeback in the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. On 24 June 2018, more than 30 years after Volkswagen last entered the world’s most famous hill climb, Romain Dumas from France will be behind the wheel of the marque’s first fully electric racing car. Read More »

Porsche Bahrain15bPorsche has concluded the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) in Bahrain by taking the sixth consecutive race win and the second title this year. For Mark Webber (AUS), Brendon Hartley (NZ) and Timo Bernhard (DE) fifth place in the six-hour race was enough to win the Drivers’ World Championship. Romain Dumas (FR), Neel Jani (CH) and Marc Lieb (DE) took their long-awaited first race win this season with the second Porsche 919 Hybrid. Read More »

The Porsche Team claimed a one-two result in front of a great crowd at the fourth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at the Nürburgring, Germany, this weekend.Porsche Nurburg LM15c Read More »

– Porsche wins a 17th overall Le Mans victory at the 83rdLe Mans 24-Hours
– Bamber (NZ), Hülkenberg (GER) and Tandy (GB) take victory in the #19 Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1
– Porsche claim a one-two finish exactly 45 years after Porsche’s first overall win at Le MansPorsche Le Mans15g Read More »

Porsche faces its second start in the top category, LMP1, of the famous 24 Hours of Le Mans since its return in 2014. On June 13/14 the race, which is known as the world’s toughest endurance event, takes place for the 83rd time. On Wednesday and Thursday the qualifying sessions will run until miPorsche faces its second start in the top category, LMP1, of the famous 24 Hours of Le Mans since its return in 2014. On June 13/14 the race, which is known as the world’s toughest endurance event, takes place for the 83rd time. dnight on the 13,629 kilometre long circuit, which mostly consists of what are normally public roads.

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FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), Round 1, Silverstone (GB): LMP1

The driver trio of Romain Dumas (France), Neel Jani (Switzerland) and Marc Lieb (Germany) secured the first trophy for the new Porsche 919 Hybrid in the Six Hours of Silverstone (GB). Sharing the number 18 race car, they covered 201 laps and finished second in what was a thrilling and totally dry race. Read More »

Porsche 919 2015Following its maiden win in the final race of the 2014 season in Brazil, more podium finishes are the aim for the future for the Porsche 919 Hybrid in the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). This is the objective the company announced today at the annual press conference held by the Le Mans organisers, the Automobil Club de l’Ouest (ACO), in Paris. To reach that goal, the 919 Hybrid has been significantly developed in many areas. Read More »

The Porsche Team has achieved its maiden win with the innovative Porsche 919 Hybrid in the final race of the 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship in São Paulo with the driving trio of Romain Dumas (France), Neel Jani (Switzerland) and Marc Lieb (Germany). At the same time as the team achieved the biggest success of its debut season, it had its greatest shock when Mark Webber had a very heavy accident in the sister car with less than half an hour to go before the end of the six-hour race.

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– Porsche Motorsport factory team will race new ‘919 hybrid’  in the 2014 Sports Car World Endurance Championship (WEC) including Le Mans 24 Hours
– Brendon Hartley and Marc Lieb join Mark Webber, Neel Jani, Timo Bernhard and Romain Dumas in the new ‘919 hybrid’ LMP1 race team
– Porsche AG Team Manthey will enter two 911 RSR race cars in the WEC, and also at Le Mans
– Porsche North America will contest the Tudor United Sportscar Championship with CORE autosport

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