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The triple Le Mans winners were able to find solace in the #8 sister car winning the race.
In his latest Motorsport.com column, Porsche driver Timo Bernhard reflects on another weekend of unfulfilled promise for the #1 Porsche squad in the WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps.
Drivers Simon Trummer (CH), Oliver Webb (GB) and James Rossiter (GB) took to the podium after completing a total of 151 race laps.
Rebellion Racing 3rd and 4th overall
The #67 Ford GT fought hard throughout the race and took a triumphant second place at the chequered flag.
Despite a problem with the hybrid system, the trio of Romain Dumas (FR), Neel Jani (CH) and Marc Lieb (DE) finished second with their Porsche 919 Hybrid in Spa-Francorchamps
106th LMP sports car victory of the brand with the four rings
The independent Rebellion LMP1 team scored its second consecutive overall podium finish in the FIA World Endurance Championship, and its drivers are now second in points.
Porsche’s runner-up drivers in the Six Hours of Spa have revealed they labelled their car “a donkey” after it lost all its hybrid boost – but its staying power has handed them a big lead in the FIA World Endurance Championship.
Audi’s winning drivers in the Six Hours of Spa have admitted their good luck at scooping the second round of the FIA World Endurance Championship in Belgium.
Audi trio Oliver Jarvis, Lucas di Grassi and Loic Duval emerged from a chaotic WEC 6 Hours of Spa with an unlikely victory, as the German marque's LMP1 rivals Porsche and Toyota both hit trouble.
Toyota driver Mike Conway says that tyre preservation will be the key to the Japanese manufacturer’s chances of taking on Porsche during the WEC 6 Hours of Spa.
Toyota’s Anthony Davidson has explained why the Japanese manufacturer didn’t deploy its Le Mans aerodynamic package at Spa’s WEC round, unlike LMP1 rivals Audi and Porsche.
Pole position for #98 GTE Am of Paul Dalla Lana and Pedro Lamy
Dominik Kraihamer and Alexandre Imperatori secured the second Pole position of the season in the LMP1 Privateers for the #13 Rebellion R-One AER.
Reigning FIA WEC champion Timo Bernhard has aired his surprise at Porsche’s massive qualifying advantage over rivals Audi at Toyota for the 6 Hours of Spa.
Porsche retook control of the timesheets in the third and final practice session for the WEC 6 Hours of Spa, as Timo Bernhard set by far the quickest time of the weekend.
World Endurance Championship points leader Neel Jani aims to keep up the momentum of the #2 Porsche’s inherited victory in the season opener at Silverstone, as he believes it can be the launchpad for a successful title campaign.
The team kicked off the 2016 FIA WEC racing season very well taking the top two positions in the LMP1 Privateer class.
Porsche comfortably topped the opening practice session for the 6 Hours of Spa, the second round of the World Endurance Championship, with Brendon Hartley setting the pace in the #1 919 Hybrid.
The six-hour race at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit counts as the dress rehearsal for the Le Mans 24 Hours (June 18/19).
Ford Chip Ganassi Racing has its sights set on a clean and trouble-free race in the ‘WEC 6 Hours of Spa’, the final competitive outing before Le Mans.