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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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

What Does 8.469 Miles In 3 Minutes And 17 Seconds Look Like, Anyway?

Multiple 24 Hours of Le Mans lap time records were shattered this weekend between Audi and Porsche. What does a sub-3:18 lap time look like from inside the car? Here’s an example from Timo Bernhard in the #17 Porsche 919. Whatever waiver on the laws of physics this car received to corner this fast—I want it.
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The Porsche 919 Just Set A Qualifying Lap Record At Le Mans

Is this the year that ends the incessant Audi dominance at Le Mans?????????? Who the hell knows, really. But Porsche and a whole bunch of others are willing to take a stab at it, and so far the Porsche 919 is drawing first blood. It just set the qualifying lap record on the Circuit de la Sarthe at 3:16.887. »6/11/15 5:03pm6/11/15 5:03pm

Spa Shows What Happens When Hybrid Prototypes Run Out Of Electric Power

Let this insane three-way battle between the #8 Audi, #17 Porsche and #7 Audi LMP1-class World Endurance Championship prototypes illustrate all the fun nuances of hybrid race cars. Running out of the added electric power must hit you like a brick when you’re in the middle of a battle like this.
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Porsche Gets First World Endurance Championship Pole of 2015

With the increased competition in the World Endurance Championship's LMP1 class, everyone's wondering who's really the fastest this year. Porsche looked great at the Prologue, but Audi was fast during practice for the 6 Hours of Silverstone. It's Porsche, though, who'll take up the entire front row of the grid. »4/11/15 2:00pm4/11/15 2:00pm

The Porsche 919 Now Comes In The Right Color; Must Now Win Le Mans

Shut. The. Front. Door. Shut down the Internet. Drop everything. And look at this. Porsche just showed off its trio of Le Mans-bound 919 LMP1 race cars, and they finally painted one in the right color. This car is pretty much guaranteed to win. Place all bets on #17. (Oh, and they’ve got black and white cars, too.) »3/26/15 3:02pm3/26/15 3:02pm