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7/31/17
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Porsche has amassed a grand total of 19 victories at the famed twice-around-the-clock race in rural Northern France, far more than any other manufacturer. For decades they have been involved in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, and for decades they’ve been successful in their efforts. Synonymous with Porsche’s victories are

7/26/17
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The 24 Hours of Le Mans is a long, grueling, and completely fascinating race, with sharp twists and turns, exhilarating wins, and heart-wrenching losses. One of the most storied races ever, Le Mans is the ultimate test for an endurance driver. So we wanted to know what it was really like to compete in it.

7/5/17
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CJ Wilson pitched for the Rangers and the Angels over the course of 12 years before shoulder surgery, in 2015, ended his career — at least in baseball. Wilson has long been a motorsports superfan and, after his time on the mound, he decided to make a go of it as a pro race car driver.

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6/23/17
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The sleek bodies and powerful engines of Porsche street cars are evidence enough of the DNA they share with their race-car counterparts. But what other track-born advancements have made their way into the car in your driveway?

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10/25/16
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Since June I’ve been writing and/or curating this series about European-style endurance racing, from Le Mans to the wider FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). One of the coolest things has been, at the end of each post, kicking the convo over to the readers, and hearing what you guys have to say about motorsports.

10/13/16
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Many carmakers use the race track as a proving ground for innovations which may eventually find their way into production models. Nowhere is this more true than at Porsche, whose runaway success in motorsports has consistently informed its consumer sports cars. What follows is our illustrated history of these

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10/6/16
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Endurance racing is a hell of thing to endure: For the cars, it’s a test of how well they hold up while being raced at breakneck speed, hour after hour, through wind and dark and pouring rain. For the humans racing them, it’s how many G’s they can endure while trying to stay alert at 200 miles per hour. And for new or

6/27/16
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America and the Old World fell in love with the automobile at the same time. In America, motor racing was — and remains — a rugged sport, campaigned on oval speedways in full view of paying spectators, who could spot every car at all times and therefore get their money’s worth. Sliding on dirt. Gunning it on the

6/16/16
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With a record 17 overall titles (and 102 class titles), Porsche already was the winningest manufacturer at Le Mans — and that was even before their dramatic first-place finish last weekend. To commemorate the race and to celebrate its most successful builder ever, check out this sweet illustrated GIF of every Porsche

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6/10/16
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Arguably one of the greatest races ever, Le Mans (June 18–19) is coming up quickly in your rearview mirror. Clocking in at a full 24 hours, the race is a spectacle to behold — the ultimate endurance sport for drivers and fans (no seriously, watching TV for 24 hours is kind of a sport).

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