Porsche Wins 2015 World Endurance Manufacturers' Championship In Crazy Wet Race

The 6 Hours of Shanghai provided an exciting challenge for the Porsche World Endurance Championship team, with the Porsche and Audi cars bunched together up front until conditions started to dry, and the Porsche 919s just ran away with it. Another 1-2 finish for Porsche sealed the championship for them.
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Montoya Goes For The First ‘Triple Crown of Motorsport’ Since 1972

The Triple Crown of Motorsport consists of the three most prestigious races in the world: the Formula One Monaco Grand Prix, the Indianapolis 500 and the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Juan Pablo Montoya won Monaco in 2003 and the Indianapolis 500 twice, but still needs Le Mans. Looks like Porsche may step in and help with that.
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Synchronized Spinning Is My New Favorite Wet Weather Motorsport

If you missed the very start of the 6 Hours of Fuji, you didn’t miss much. It was so wet that they left the cars to circulate behind the safety car for about forty minutes. If you missed any part afterwards, you’re missing pure, unadulterated wet weather insanity. Marvel, for example, at this graceful twin pirouette.
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What Does It Look Like To Go To Plaid Around Fuji Speedway?

Tonight, thanks to the Bathurst 1000, the World Endurance Championship’s 6 Hours of Fuji and shortly afterwards, the Formula One Russian Grand Prix, you can watch racing all night long. What’s it like to run in the fastest car from qualifying at Fuji, you ask? Ride along with the #17 Porsche 919 and find out. »10/10/15 10:24pm10/10/15 10:24pm

Ask Porsche Le Mans Prototype Driver Neel Jani Anything You Want

What is is like to drive for one of the most dominant teams in sportscar racing? Here’s your chance to find out. We have Porsche World Endurance Championship driver Neel Jani here for the next thirty minutes or so to answer any questions you have about anything — from ChampCar to the Porsche 919.
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Ask Toyota Le Mans Prototype Driver Anthony Davidson Anything You Want

Anthony Davidson has accomplished more than most racing drivers can ever hope to do. He’s been in Formula One. He’s been to Le Mans. He currently races with the Toyota Gazoo Racing team and commentating on Formula One for Sky Sports. We’ve got him here for the next thirty minutes to answer your questions. Go!
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Audi's Le Mans Chief Says F1 Is 'Not Even Comparable' To What They're Doing

With Porsche’s World Endurance Championship team looking so good at Le Mans and the Nürburgring, everybody’s wondering: what are the other LMP1 teams doing to match that pace? We asked Audi Sport Head of LMP Chris Reinke at the WEC’s last round at the Nürburgring to find out.
»9/15/15 2:57pm9/15/15 2:57pm

Porsche vs. Tim Hortons: The Definitive Comparo No One Asked For

Those of you who’ve been around this blog for quite some time know that I love donuts: both the tire smoke variety as well as the pastry. Look at this irresistable little pink-frosted donut from the 6 Hours of Nürburgring. Look, and weep. So, who does them better: Tim Hortons or Porsche?… »8/29/15 8:41am8/29/15 8:41am

How Do You Win The 24 Hours Of Le Mans? Ask The Guys Who Did It

For two winners of this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans, this was one of the most uneventful races they’ve ever driven—and for that, they’re grateful. It doesn’t matter if you’re in a top-level Le Mans prototype or a road-car-based Corvette: the key to winning is to do everything as flawlessly as possible. »8/04/15 1:21pm8/04/15 1:21pm

Nissan's Bonkers Le Mans Prototype Isn't Dead, Is Working To Get Faster

Rumors of the Nissan LMP1 program’s possible demise may have been a tad overblown. Not only was the GT-R LM Nismo out running laps at Circuit of the Americas, but they were testing out some interesting aerodynamic upgrades and meaty brake cooling ducts. Here’s a gallery for your up-close viewing pleasure, plus what… »7/29/15 1:26pm7/29/15 1:26pm

The 24 Hours Of Le Mans Is Shockingly Beautiful In Time Lapse

Nissan put together a string of time lapses from this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans with scenes from everywhere: inside the pits, along the track and even in the car. The result was an absolutely beautiful piece of film that shows exactly why the endurance classic is regarded as one of the best races in the world.
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France Has The Best Toyota Dealerships In The World

After the 24 Hours of Le Mans, I missed my flight and ended up stuck in Paris for an extra day. Since I was in Paris, I decided to at least venture into the city for dinner. Lo and behold, the Toyota storefront on the Avenue des Champs-Élyseés was considerably more interesting than the ones here in America.
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