Porsche conquest of the constructors ‘ championship in Shanghai


Porsche has achieved its thirteenth title of constructors in resistance, after the double win in about 6 hours of Shanghai that began more exciting than expected. The third consecutive victory for the German fleet has arrived with the car number 17 Brendon Hartley, Timo Bernhard and Mark Webber, who was in charge of bring the car to the finish. In the last event of the championship, in Bahrain, will be played by the drivers title.

The race began with rain and controversy. The safety car was the one who spearheaded the start of the test of Shanghai, the penultimate round of the championship, with what was descafeinó much the start. Despite the boot so messy, Porsche saw not endanger his victory at the start and that you had a scare for a semitrompo with the car, 18 when he retired to the safety.

Mark Webber, Brendon Hartley and Timo Bernhard gave no space to the surprise. In the absence of a time even turning to their peers for Porsche with the other prototype of the squad of Stuttgart, but with the pit stops were stabilized ahead of the Audis. The brand of the four rings he had in the car number 7 your best choice. André Lotterer, Marcel Fässler and Benoit Tréluyer ended up in third position ahead of the car 8, so keep the options in the drivers championship, currently led by the Porsche 17.


The Toyota returned to stay behind the Porsche and the Audis, and even rain could come. The car is 2 Stepháne Sarrazin, Alexander Wurz and Stéphane Sarrazin ended up in fifth place ahead of the still world champions, in a new appointment gray for the team that dominated in 2014.

other winners

The race was a shock, after the accident of a Strakka in LMP2, so there was no possibility of struggle amongst the cars above. Thus, the Signatech of Panciatini, Chatin and Dillman took the win in the second category, and debuted well in this championship.

In the GT s, it was also Porsche the great master. In GTEPro, the Manthey 91 of Christensen and Lietz won with authority to the Ferrari of the AF Corse of Bruni and Fisichella, while in GTEAm yes he won a car from Maranello, the 93, with Perrodo, Collard, and Water.