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  1. Volkswagen News Blog
    With three overall wins at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 car was already going to go down in history as one of the best racecars of the modern era. And after setting a frankly crazy record set this week, the 919 Hybrid just became even more iconic. The now-retired...
  2. Volkswagen News Blog
    The  Porsche  911  Turbo  will serve as the official  safety  car for the Sports Car World Endurance Championship (WEC) from now until 2020. The German automaker has revealed the look for the safety and support cars, wearing a matte black finish with glossy red stripes. Sporting 540 horsepower...
  3. Misc. Professional Racing
    Porsche representatives, among others, were seen attending a Formula 1 engine meeting earlier this year, sparking rumors that the brand was planning a return to the sport. Now, the manufacturer’s deputy chairman, Lutz Meschke, has confirmed that Porsche is interested in joining the sport in...
  4. Misc. Professional Racing
    (Update: Welp, it's official. Porsche announces exit from WEC and confirms Formula E campaign) Porsche has lost faith in Audi’s ability to “come back” to Le Mans and so will instead go after its stablemate in Formula E. That’s according to r eports from across the racing world that...
  5. Volkswagen News Blog
    Lamborghini is potentially evaluating a full factory return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans within the next few years. However, CEO Stefano Domenicali stresses the company isn’t in a hurry to jump from its current GT3 customer program into a full-blown factory-backed GTE team, where it would compete...
  6. Volkswagen News Blog
    Porsche will return for the second year of its latest LMP1 effort with the 919 Hybrid, an evolution of last year's car.  For 2015, Porsche will have three 919 Hybrids competing at Le Mans for the 24 Hour and 6 Hours of Spa, with the third car being driven by F1 pilot Nico Hülkenberg, and Porsche...
  7. Misc. Professional Racing
    Testing of Porsche's new 919 Hybrid LMP1 car has entered its second phase this past weekend in Abu Dhabi at the Yas Marina Circuit.  This test comes nearly a month after the car's initial testing at Porsche's Weissach testing grounds in mid-December. This year's 919 Hybrid will be an evolution...
  8. Audi Sport
    The WEC had released its 2015 calendar of events and we found it over on Sportscar365. Interestingly, it now includes a race at the Nurburgring, which is good considering Audi and Porsche are German and even Toyota's WEC effort is based in Germany. 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship Schedule...
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