• 3,556 kilometres for the Porsche 919 Hybrid at the Prologue in Paul Ricard
    The Porsche Team enjoyed two intensive days of testing with the newly developed 919 Hybrid, entered in the top class of Le Mans Prototypes, during the official Prologue of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at Paul Ricard. It was the first time the Porsche Team had shared a test with the whole WEC field and was able to get a first impression about the differences in speed between the various classes. On the 5.791 kilometre long track the difference between the overall fastest lap of the LMP1 car (1:41.289 minutes, Porsche 919 Hybrid, Brendon Hartley) and the slowest GT car was around 20 seconds. The team had another first a few days earlier on the same track when it took part in a private test with two cars.
  • Sports car world championships in focus: 919 Hybrid and 911 RSR World premiere of the Macan S Diesel, European debut of the 911 Targa
    At the Geneva International Motor Show, the new Porsche 919 Hybrid is celebrating its world premiere for the top category of the 2014 World Endurance Championships (WEC). The innovative hybrid prototype will be joined by the Porsche 911 RSR at the Porsche exhibition area in Geneva as well as at all eight races of the WEC series, whose season highlight will certainly be the 24 hours of Le Mans. Porsche will also be showing the Macan S Diesel1) to the public for the first time in Geneva, and the 911 Targa2) is making its European debut.