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.
After Porsche secured its first manufacturers’ world championship since 1986 on November 1 in Shanghai, the next target is to try and take the drivers’ title at the FIA World Endurance Championship’s finale on November 21 in Bahrain.
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.
By taking the fifth victory in a row Porsche has made itself a World Champion in the LMP1 class at the FIA World Endurance Championship in Shanghai. The Porsche 911 RSR secured the third win of the season.