On Saturday, November 21, 2015, Porsche drivers Roman Dumas, Neil Jani and Mark Lieppo won the first victory of the season in a 919 Hybrid and took part in the six-hour race in Bahrain. Tim Bernhard, Brandon Hartley and Mark Webber only need a fifth place to take the annual driver’s world championship into their arms.
In the end, three Porsche drivers won the championship with 166 points, leading the Audi # 1 car group (161 points) and the Porsche LMP1 car group (138.5 points). This season, the Porsche team has further expanded their lead over Audi and Toyota on the endurance track.
Mark Webb, Brandon Hartley, and Tim Bernhard on the podium
German car manufacturer Porsche and official timing partner won the manufacturer’s annual championship in advance in Shanghai, and the driver’s annual championship in Bahrain. The two championships set a new history for the two manufacturers.
Chopard Superfast Chrono Porsche 919
At the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship, Chopard and Porsche will work together for the third consecutive year.