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From Porsche Junior To Le Mans Winner In One Year

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Everyone has days and moments in their life they will never forgot. In the professional life of a race driver those days and moments usually involve a podium. For Porsche factory driver Earl Bamber that day was June 14th, 2015, and the moment was the award ceremony after the Le Mans 24 Hours.Standing on the podium high above pit lane, …

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Porsche Factory Driver Profile – Who Is Earl Bamber?

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As you have probably already seen, Porsche just announced their driver lineup for Le Mans, including the announcement of the drivers of the third LMP1 category 919 Hybrid. If you saw that post and thought to yourself, who on earth is Earl Bamber, then we`re here to rescue you. Here`s everything you need to know about Porsche`s newest LMP1 …

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Video: Endurance Icon: Hurley Haywood

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Even though we've personally interviewed Hurley many, many times, we still find his stories fascinating. In fact, each time we hear him talk about his history it seems like we learn something new. This video below is another great example.Shot in 2013 at the Hilton Head Island Concours d'Elegance it should have been release just prior …

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Porsche Factory Driver Profile – Who is Frédéric Makowiecki?

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There is an old adage that implores "If you can't beat 'em, join 'em".  In this case, I think Porsche may have been using "If you can't beat 'em, hire 'em", as that's exactly what they've done with Fred Mako.The Frenchman was inducted to the Porsche Werks team for this year after spending the 2013 season with the Aston Martin Racing team, …

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Racing Is Not An Act For Patrick Dempsey

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Patrick Dempsey is a race car driver, a racing team co-owner and a three-time veteran of the 24 Hours of Le Mans.While celebrities periodically appear like comets on the international motorsport stage, the daunting realities of competition, combined with the time, financial and travel commitments, and inherent risks of the sport soon …

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How To Get Personal Racing/Driving Tips From Derek Bell

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Most Porsche fans know Derek Bell. Next to Hurley Haywood, he's one of the most decorated and well liked Porsche drivers from his era. He's a five-time Le Mans winner, three-time Daytona winner and two-time World Sports Car Champion. Now, starting today, he's the latest 'Online Driving Instructor' for and you can ask him just …

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Everything You Could Ever Want To Know About Hurley Haywood

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Earlier in the week we showed you the logistics of moving a 919 Hybrid LMP1 race car from a transporter truck into the second floor of the Petersen Museum in LA in preparation for a pre-Monterey interview with Porsche great Hurley Haywood. For those of you in the LA area, perhaps you were able to attend the interview itself to meet Hurley and view …

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What Fantasy Race Would Hurley Haywood Run Today Given The Chance?

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One of best parts about publishing this site is the opportunities we get to rub elbows with the likes of Hurley Haywood. During Porsche press tours and other events we've spent countless hours listening to Hurley and his stories. He's always warm, genuine and passionate. As much as we cherish these opportunities, we're usually so overwhelmed …

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This Is One Of Our Favorite Vic Elford Stories

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Over the years Porsche has invited us to many different events. While we always enjoy getting to drive new Porsches on the road and on the track, our favorite times are those when we get to interact with drivers like Hurley Haywood, Vic Elford, Derek Bell, etc. One thing that makes these times so special is hearing some of the driver's stories …

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60 Seconds With Brendon Hartley

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Every Friday this season Mobil1 puts drivers through a 60 second interview. This week it's Porsche's LMP1 driver Brendon Hartley. While these interviews don't provide any unique insight into Patrick's racing strategy or background they do give some great info for die-hard Porsche fans hard up for trivia. Want to know what proudest carreer moment? …

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