The Porsche group has accomplished a twofold triumph in the fourth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) held before an extensive gathering of people at the Nurburgring. The trio of Timo Bernhard (Germany), Brendon Hartley (New Zealand) and Mark Webber (Australia) won this race six hours, which accompanied temperatures more than 30 degrees Celsius. Directly behind them he was positioned the Porsche 919 Hybrid twin, Romain Dumas (France), Neel Jani (Switzerland) and Marc Lieb (Germany).
Around 62,000 onlookers lined along the weekend happened and made a phenomenal stage for the first German race of the WEC. After the first triumph of the Porsche 919 Hybrid in the last race of a year ago in Brazil, and the late twofold in the most recent 24 hours of Le Mans 2015, this is the third significant accomplishment for the youthful group and Porsche model innovation mixture.
With respect to the triumphant car drivers, among which incorporates previous Formula 1, Mark Webber, for them it is additionally their first and hotly anticipated triumph in race one of the WEC. With this fantasy result, Porsche augments its lead in the Constructors’ World Championship and put 33 focuses in front of Audi and Toyota 95. In this moderately short and twisty than 5,137 kilometers in length, with various classes and distinctive rhythms checking circuit, the race was loaded with activity and awesome surpassing.
For the auto Dumas/Jani/Lieb, who completed second, no deficiency of occurrences. Subsequent to beginning from shaft position, they lost the lead in the first a large portion of the race in light of long unpredictable punishment in view of a specialized issue. In spite of the fact that at the Nurburgring the group more often than not changes each refueling pilot, Neel Jani stayed in the driver’s seat for 76 laps, speaking to two movements and a half.
Matthias Müller, Chairman of the Board of Management of Porsche AG: “After the accomplishment of Le Mans we accompanied exclusive standards. Clearly, we have utilized well the slipped by time on June 14, and today we indicated what Porsche is able to do. In LMP1, as well as in the GTE Pro classification. Congrats to every one of the individuals included. ”
Wolfgang Hatz, Board of Management part in charge of Research and Development, “First and second in qualifying yesterday, two completion in the race today with 919 Hybrid and the Porsche 911 RSR; You can not request more. Everybody has been remunerated for his diligent work. ”
Fritz Enzinger, Deputy Project LMP1: “Getting a twofold in the first race of the WEC held at home is a blessing from heaven. The new air bundle worked extremely well. This and the focuses scored today permit us to be somewhat closer to our objective of winning the Constructors’ Championship. I likewise need to recognize the work of the entire group that backings us from Weissach. We anticipate the following races in six hours. ”
Andreas Seidl, Team Manager: “For us the race was similar to an exciting ride. Before long had harm in auto number 17, yet then everything went well. At number 18 we endured three vehicle stop & go punishment on account of a specialized issue that made the permitted vitality. In any case, the pilots never surrendered and battled constantly. Our specialists in the pit were, at the end of the day, the speediest in the stops. I additionally need to thank our accomplice Michelin for their incredible collaboration, which has assumed a critical part in the achievement of today, particularly because of the high temperatures.
New triumph with the Porsche 919 Hybrid.