Aston Martin takes GTE AM podium in Shanghai

November 1, 2015

Shanghai – Aston Martin Racing has finished the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) Six Hours of Shanghai GTE AM class in second place with its #98 Vantage GTE. The penultimate round of the WEC saw the Aston Martin Racing GTE AM teams go head-to-head. A closely fought qualifying session saw the pair start from the front row of the class grid and, throughout the first five hours of … Keep…

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6 Hours of Shanghai – Ferrari of Bruni and Vilander secures podium finish

November 1, 2015

Shanghai – The rain, which had threatened to spoil Ferrari’s plans two weeks ago at Fuji, certainly succeeded on Sunday in Shanghai where, after monopolising qualifying, the 458 Italias in the GTE-Pro class only managed a podium finish, with car no. 51 of Gianmaria "Gimmi" Bruni and Toni Vilander taking second. Car no. 71 of Davide Rigon and James Calado came fourth. Victory went to … Keep reading from Motorsport.com…

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WEC constructors’ title decided: After less than two years the Porsche 919 Hybrid takes it all

November 1, 2015

Stuttgart – By taking the fifth consecutive race win this season, in Shanghai (China), Porsche has won the constructors’ title in the World Endurance Championship with its innovative 919 Hybrid today. Now having 308 points, the sports car manufacturer from Stuttgart can’t be beaten, despite one championship race to go. Audi has 238 points and Toyota 137. * For Porsche it is the 13th … Keep reading from Motorsport.com – WEC…

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Webber hails Porsche’s “incredible achievement”

November 1, 2015

Along with teammates Timo Bernhard and Brendon Hartley, former Formula 1 star Webber secured a fourth straight FIA WEC win at Shanghai and ensured that Porsche took the manufacturers’ crown with one round remaining. “I’ve been involved in some pretty big projects but this achievement is incredible,” said Webber after the race. “To come in to this level of racing and get the results we … Keep reading from Motorsport.com –…

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LMGTE Title Fight Goes Down to The Wire After Drama in Shanghai

November 1, 2015

The 2015 edition of the 6 Hours of Shanghai produced one of the most dramatic races of the year thanks to the very wet conditions dominated the proceedings in Shanghai. Two great battles in the LMGTE Pro and LMGTE Am classes resulted in victory for Porsche in the Pro class and the first… from FIA WEC News http://ift.tt/1kk5ALL Advertisement

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Porsche claim Shanghai win and Manufacturers’ Championship

November 1, 2015

Mark Webber, Timo Bernhard and Brendon Hartley extended their title lead in the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship by scoring a fourth consecutive victory, at Shanghai today.With the No.18 Porsche finishing in second place, 26-seconds behind the No.17 car, Porsche clinched the 2015 FIA World… from FIA WEC News http://ift.tt/1Ni2gwi Advertisement

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Shanghai WEC: Porsche seals manufacturers’ crown with 1-2

November 1, 2015

With the #18 Porsche finishing in second place, 26 seconds behind the #17 car, Porsche stretched its lead in the manufacturers’ standings over Audi to 70, meaning the Stuttgart marque cannot be beaten at the final race at Bahrain. Hartley led for the opening phase of the race, but right from the start there was excitement as the #18 919 Hybrid of Marc Lieb made contact with Andre … Keep…

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Porsche claim Shanghai win and Manufacturers’ Championship

November 1, 2015

Mark Webber, Timo Bernhard and Brendon Hartley extended their title lead in the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship by scoring a third consecutive victory at Shanghai today.With the No.18 Porsche finishing in second place, Porsche have clinched the 2015 FIA World Endurance Manufacturers’ ChampionshipDriving… from FIA WEC News http://ift.tt/1k1vRPo Advertisement

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