Porsche 956 C and 919 take on the Nurburgring – Video


Two incredibly unique will take on the stamina racing formula

Killed younger, the 919 Hybrid may possibly never attain legend position alongside the likes of the 956, but that hasn’t stopped Porsche rolling both of those vehicles out side-by-side.

Very last week, the corporation used the VLN 24 Hour race to display off its now-defunct hybrid racer at a 25.2-kilometre lap close to the put together Grand Prix and Nordschleife circuit.

The 919 Hybrid Evo, for people taking part in together at property, is a Le Mans racer without the need of any FIA guidelines holding it back. As opposed to the ‘regular’ 919 racer, the petrol engine has been boosted by all around 160kW and the electric powered motor is up 30kW, for a combined output someplace north of 750kW.

Along with the boosted powertrain, there’s a new aerodynamics package for 53 per cent much more downforce than ahead of and 66 for every cent greater over-all performance.

Aspiration staff in the ring from Porsche AG on Vimeo.

Finding rid of non-crucial items like the air conditioning, wipers, sensors, race-control screens and a pneumatic jack has slashed 39kg.

As for the 956 C? Properly, it really is a very quick beast from a extremely distinct time. It in fact nevertheless holds the lap report all-around the Nurburgring, having lapped the famed circuit in 6:11.13 with Stefan Bellof at the rear of the wheel in 1983.

Ability arrives from a turbocharged flat-six engine mated to a 5-speed guide gearbox. It was piloted by Hans Caught all through its most latest outing, which is chronicled in the video clip above.

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