#1 Porsche 919 Hybrid crew are out of the running for the drivers title, but can still improve on their fourth place in the standings and help Porsche to the manufacturers title.
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Porsche took an easy 1-2 finish for the 6 Hours of Nurburgring as LMP1 teams ran the high aero package. #38 Jackie Chan DC Racing had a simple win in LMP2.
It was the #2 Porsche Team who took the overall victory in the 2017 24 Hours of Le Mans, while Aston Martin won GTE Pro on the final lap.
Audi’s World Endurance Championship refugee Andre Lotterer got his first taste of the Porsche machinery that he will be driving this year.
Porsche have gone for a change in their FIA WEC crews as Marc Lieb and Romain Dumas won’t be getting back behind the 919 Hybrid in 2017
World endurance champion Timo Bernhard explains to The Checkered Flag.co.uk how much of an impact Mark Webber has had on the Porsche organisation ahead of his final professional motor race.
Porsche continued to assert its grip at the 6 Hours of Bahrain as Timo Bernhard posted the quickest time during Friday morning practice.
Neel Jani backed up his FP1 performance by claiming fastest lap honours during night-time practice for the 6 Hours of Bahrain.
Porsche led Audi during the opening day of free practice in China, ahead of the penultimate round of the 2016 WEC season.
Mark Webber drew first blood for Porsche in Japan whilst Audi had to make repairs on its #7 car following a spin for Andre Lotterer.
World Endurance Champion and Formula One race winner Mark Webber is to complete his illustrious racing career at the end of 2016.
Mark Webber treated London’s morning commuters by taking his Porsche 919 Hybrid for a ride around some of the capital’s most famous landmarks.
In LMP1, the #1 Porsche Team car seems resigned to the pits as it broke after one lap back on the track, with the #91 blowing up as well.
After persistent rain washed out two of the three qualifying sessions at Le Mans, Porsche LMP1 driver Neel Jani told The Checkered Flag that weather would be the biggest factor during the race.
The Checkered Flag previews the nine entries of the LMP1 category ahead of the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans this weekend.