To 7,200 kilometres for the Porsche 919 Hybrid 2017 in MotorLand


The threat of Toyota’s Gazoo Racing and its three TS050 Hybrid
in the 24 Hours of Le Mans is all an incentive for Porsche Motorsport. The
German team is supplying their numerical inferiority with work, and so it is
patent with its second test of 2017. In fact, Porsche has completed 7.200
miles with the 919 Hybrid at MotorLand Aragón
in a test that has been
prolonged for five days. Although the initial plan was a test session more
compact, the nighttime fog present in Alcañiz prevented from developing the test
normally and forcing the team to to prolong their stay in track for more

As explained by Stephen Mitas, Chief Engineer of Race,
the formation of Stuttgart was forced to to cancel the night-time activity
, so that the test session was extended by two days. All in all,
the data harvested by Porsche Motorsport during this test were positive,
the whole time the pilots enjoyed the conditions on a dry track and a time
sunny to assess the latest developments of a Porsche 919 Hybrid that premiered
your specification 2017
. The LMP1 German rolled with the settings intended for
for Silverstone and Spa-Francorchamps taking advantage of the various sections of the
track but did not mount the specification of Le Mans to the 100%.

Unlike the test completed at MotorLand at the end
2016 and in Valencia this year, , the six official drivers of Porsche
have jumped on the 919 Hybrid
, which highlights the importance of this session
test. In fact, Neel Jani, André Lotterer and Nick Tandy on the one hand and Earl
Bamber, Timo Bernhard and Brendon Hartley
on the other, have been able to work as if
a test of the WEC it were, with simulations of long duration. After the
test in Aragon, the six official drivers of Porsche have posed in the session
official photos of the brand