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Porsche’s 24 Minutes Of Le Mans Auction To Help Disabled Children – Video

By   February 20, 2019

Porsche 919

Porsche 919

Porsche and the 24 Hours of Le Mans go together like butter and bread. The legendary endurance race has made Porsche what they are today and they are the manufacturer that has most dominated the French race.

For now Porsche has taken their focus off of the top level of Le Mans competition, instead focusing on Formula E. They leave behind another amazing machine. The Porsche 919 was victorious in all but one season that they competed in the 24 Hour race.

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Can The Porsche 919 Hybrid EVO Beat The Nurburgring Lap Record

By   June 11, 2018

Porsche 919 Hybrid EVO

Porsche 919 Hybrid EVO

Porsche currently owns both the production car lap record of the Nürburgring, with the new Porsche 911 GT2 RS, and the overall record, with the Porsche 956. Back in 1983 an overall record of 6:11:13 was set by Stefan Bellof driving the 956.

Porsche is currently taking the 919 Hybrid on a world tour after retiring from its third straight 24 Hours of Le Mans overall victory. The Porsche 919 Hybrid EVO is extremely fast. Just how fast is it? The prototype has managed a quicker time than a Formula 1 car around Spa.

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Porsches Everywhere At Rennsport Reunion V

By   September 28, 2015

Porsche 911 GT1

Porsche 911 GT1

This past weekend was Rennsport Reunion V. The event was the place to be for any Porsche enthusiast as historic competition machines from the automaker took to Laguna Seca.

The amount of cars in the Monterey Peninsula from the German performance manufacture was simply staggering. Just about everywhere you looked in or around Laguna Seca was a Porsche.

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Will Mark Webber Bike To Le Mans?

By   May 7, 2015

Mark Webber

Mark Webber

The 24 Hours of Le Mans is just over one month away and already Mark Webber is getting questions about the famed endurance race. You may know that the former Formula 1 star is and huge bicyclist. In fact if you follow him on Twitter, you’ll see the above image of him riding a bike.

He is also a very good driver for Porsche. So far this season in the Wold Endurance Championship (WEC), his team has been very quick in their 919 Hybrid, but have had problems that have kept then from victory. However, with Le Mans just a few weeks away, Porsche’s chief endurance racing rival, Audi, may be sweating bullets. With how well Mark has been driving they will look for any advantage that they can find.

Click past the jump (or scroll down if you came directly to the full article) to find out what a bike ride, Mark Webber and Le Mans have to do with each other .

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