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.
In the sixth round of the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship no car other than a Porsche 919 Hybrid has made it onto the front row of the grid. The Porsche 911 RSR starts on Sunday on the second grid row.
The Porsche Team has enjoyed a smooth first day of practice before its home race at the Nürburgring. The circuit in the Eifel mountains is the venue for the fourth of eight rounds for the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC).