Worldwide motorsport programme: premiere for the 919 Hybrid and 911 RSR

The highlight is the world premiere of the new Porsche 919 Hybrid for the top category of the sports car World Endurance Championship.

Stuttgart. At this year’s Geneva Motor Show Porsche is putting the focus on its return to the world of motorsports.

The 2014 Porsche LMP1 drivers already was announced: Mark Webber, Romain Dumas, Neel Jani, Timo Bernhard, Marc Lieb and Brendon Hartley
The 2014 Porsche LMP1 drivers already was announced: Mark Webber, Romain Dumas, Neel Jani, Timo Bernhard, Marc Lieb and Brendon Hartley

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The highlight is the world premiere of the new Porsche 919 Hybrid for the top category of the sports car World Endurance Championship (WEC) in 2014, with the 24 Hours of Le Mans as the undisputed highlight of the season.

The new efficiency-based regulations of the WEC stipulate innovative hybrid drives. The 919 Hybrid can therefore be regarded as a research laboratory for the technology of future production vehicles. The innovative prototype will be flanked on the stage in Geneva by the Porsche 911 RSR, as it will in all eight WEC races.

What’s more, Porsche is presenting the Macan S Diesel1) to the public for the first time, whilst the 911 Targa2) is celebrating its European debut.

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Series WEC
Drivers Mark Webber , Timo Bernhard , Marc Lieb , Romain Dumas , Neel Jani , Brendon Hartley
Article type Breaking news
Tags porsche, wec