A Porsche has set the fastest lap time on the first day of practice for round two of the FIA WEC in Spa-Francorchamps. For the first time the two 919 Hybrids have run with the aerodynamic package which is designed for the Le Mans 24 Hours.
All the six works drivers who have been competing regularly in the Porsche 919 Hybrid are going to race again in the 2016 FIA WEC. In the 24 hours of Le Mans Porsche will enter two instead of their recent three LMP1 cars.
Three characters, one title: By finishing fifth at the 6 Hours of Bahrain, the three Porsche works drivers Bernhard, Hartley and Webber have won the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship drivers’ title.
Porsche is World Champion. By bringing home another race win in the penultimate round of the championship at the six hours race, Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley and Mark Webber secured the manufactures’ title.