Porsche Team tested the Le Mans Prototype Porsche 919 Hybrid in Germany.
Porsche is fielding its most innovative prototypes at the 24 hours of Le Mans.
No other prototype in the WEC starting field has such an efficient and complex hybrid system as the new Porsche 919 Hybrid.
Porsche scored second place in the GTE-Pro class at the six-hour race in Spa-Francorchamps.
Porsche lapped quicker than both Audi and Toyota and ended free practice two with the fastest time, setting up what should be a thrilling qualifying session.
After Toyota led most of the session, the opening practice at Spa ended with Audi on top.
The Porsche Team Manthey now heads to Spa-Francorchamps on May 3rd to tackle the six-hour race as the leaders of the GTE-Pro class.
The second round of the 2014 World Endurance Championship is scheduled for next weekend at Spa-Francorchamps.
Mark Webber: "This test here was a big milestone. To enter two cars for the first time was a tremendous amount of hard work for the crew on the operational side."
Audi, Toyota and Porsche will have two cars each testing.
A handful of prototype and GT cars hit the Florida track to prepare for their respective seasons.
Nick Tandy joins the factory Manthey squad for the WEC and Le Mans events.
The highlight is the world premiere of the new Porsche 919 Hybrid for the top category of the sports car World Endurance Championship.
Schaeffler Group and Veltins brewery are now Official Partners of Porsche team for the return to the top category of the World Endurance Championship.
Frenchman Frédéric Makowiecki is being seat belted into his contract with Aston Martin, holding the driver back from new gig with Porsche.