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Dec 15

Sports Cars: Photo Gallery Of Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 Challenger

The Porsche 919 Hybrid is seen testing at Monza. (Photo: Porsche)

The 919 Hybrid is seen testing at Monza. (Photo: )

After months of testing, Porsche officially revealed their new 919 Hybrid and its six-man driver lineup Saturday at “Night of Champions.”

However, the German-based team has yet to show the LMP1 challenger in its final livery. The only to be released by Porsche so far have featured the car in a white and black camouflage testing wrap.

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Dec 15

Sports Cars: Porsche Officially Reveals LMP1 Challenger, Driver Lineup

The Porsche 919 Hybrid is unveiled on stage at Porsche's "Night of Champions" in Weissach, Germany. (Photo: Porsche)

The 919 Hybrid is unveiled on stage at ’s “Night of Champions” in Weissach, Germany. (Photo: )

Porsche officially revealed their LMP1 challenger and its complete driver lineup Saturday at its annual “Night of Champions” party held in Weissach, Germany.

The all-new 919 Hybrid will compete in the top ranks of the World Endurance Championship beginning in 2014. Porsche adds  and to an already impressive lineup consisting of , , and ex-Formula One driver .

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Dec 11

SportsCars: Mark Webber Makes Porsche Testing Debut

SportsCars: Mark Webber Makes Porsche Testing Debut

begins testing with for . (Photo: Courtesy of )

With the Formula One season in the books, Mark Webber was finally able to turn his first laps aboard Porsche’s as yet unnamed LMP1 car. The Australian is still under contract to Red Bull Racing through the end of 2013, but received the team’s blessing to test in an unbranded white firesuit at the Autódromo Internacional do Algarve near Portimão, Portugal.

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Dec 1

‘Fast And Furious’ Actor Paul Walker And Race Car Driver Roger Rodas Killed In Fiery Car Crash

From left to right: Drivers Jeff Westphal, Paul Walker, Roger Rodas and Carl Rydquist. (Photo: Facebook - Always Evolving)

From left to right: Drivers Jeff Westphal, , and Carl Rydquist. (Photo: Facebook – Always Evolving)

Roger Rodas, a competitor in , has been identified as the second victim in the fiery car crash that also claimed the life of “Fast and Furious” actor Paul Walker.

Rodas, 38, was driving a  Carrera GT in Santa Clarita, California Saturday when the sports car slammed into a light pole and tree before bursting into flames, authorities and witnesses said. Rodas and the passenger, Walker, 40, were both pronounced dead at the scene.

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Nov 29

SportsCars: Porsche To Continue Factory WEC GTE-Pro Program

SportsCars: Porsche To Continue Factory WEC GTE-Pro Program

announced Friday that it has renewed its factory GTE-Pro program for next year’s FIA World Endurance Championship. (Photo: John Dagys)

Porsche announced Friday that it has renewed its factory GTE-Pro program for next year’s FIA World Endurance Championship.

The German manufacturer, which scored a 1-2 finish in the 24 Hours of Le Mans this year, will continue under the Porsche AG Team Manthey banner in a separate program from its new works LMP1 squad that will also take on the in 2014.

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