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Prologue FIA World Endurance Championship - Circuit Paul Ricard HTTT

27th - 28th March 2015

Event report by Raymond Bonnello (photos by Frédéric Lemaire)

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The Paul Ricard circuit has been invested by the FIA World Endurance Championship for its traditional of the beginning of season. Toyota Racing and Porsche Team took advantage of it to reveal their weapons for 2015.

Toyota TS040 Hybrid

TOYOTA Racing engages in the World Endurance Championship 2015, ready to defend its two titles. (drivers won by Anthony Davidson and Sébastien Buemi and Team).

At the look level the TS040 version 2015 is more an evolution of the version 2014 than the revolution. However 80% of the parts are new.

At the wheel of the # 1 World Champions Anthony and Sebastien will be joined by Kazuki Nakajima. The # 2 will be driven by Alex Wurz, Stephane Sarrazin and Mike Conway. Kamui Kobayashi, who has raced for Toyota in Formula 1 will be the test and reserve driver

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Porsche 919 Hybrid

It's on the the heliport of the circuit of Castelet that the Porsche Team unveiled its new 919 Hybrid. As Toyota you should not expect a radical change in the car.

For the 24 hours of Le Mans Porsche crews should be #17 Romain Dumas, Neel jani and Marc Lieb, #18 Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley, Mark Webber and on #19 Earl Bamber, Nico Hülkenberg and Nick Tandy.

The 3 cars entered for the 24 Hours of Le Mans will be respectively red for the # 17, black for the # 18 and white for # 19. For the other races of the World Endurance Championship FIA, they will keep the white.

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new colors for other competitors

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