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What Type(s) Of Racing Do You Follow – Your Daily Answers

By   September 15, 2016

Historic Formula 1 Cars

Historic Formula 1 Cars

Our last questions was what type(s) of racing do you follow? Below are the comments that we found most interesting.

Each day we ask you a performance and/or luxury car question. After you submit your answers in the comments we post those that we think stood out most. Keep reading to see what you said to yesterday’s question.

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Porsche Gets Ready To Defend Their 24 Hours Of Le Mans Title

By   June 3, 2016

Porsche 919 Hybrid

Porsche 919 Hybrid

We are about two weeks away from the most notable endurance race in the world. The 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans will start on June 18th. The famed race is a key one for manufactures who put their latest performance technologies to the grueling test.

Over the years no manufacture is more tied to the event than Porsche. The German performance car maker has achieved overall victories a record 17 times at the Circuit de la Sarthe. That includes their win this past season, which also saw the manufacture take home the World Endurance Championship (WEC) title.

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Aston Martin Racing Looking For GTE WEC Title With 2016 V8 Vantage GTE

By   February 23, 2016

2016 Aston Martin V8 Vanatge GTE Challenger

2016 Aston Martin V8 Vantage GTE

For 2016 Aston Martin is aiming for a couple of World Endurance Championship (WEC) titles. The British luxury performance car maker will have two entries in the GTE Pro class and one entry in the GTE Am class. The cars will compete in the series which includes the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race.

Many may already know it, but in WEC Aston Martin has managed a class victory 23 times. That number is more than any other manufacture that has competed in the series.

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Porsche Wins Fourth Straight WEC Race

By   October 13, 2015

Porsche 919 Hybrid

Porsche 919 Hybrid

This season has been a very good one for Porsche in the World Endurance Championship (WEC) series. Of course the historic 24 Hours of Le Mans win is the biggest highlight of the year, but the famed endurance race is just the beginning.

The Porsche 919 Hybrid has been a huge success for the German performance car maker. The latest victory over Audi and Toyota in the top LMP1 class took place in Fuji this past weekend.

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