Earl Bamber joins Porsche WEC LMP1 for 2017

Earl Bamber joins Andre Lotterer and Nick Tandy as the new additions to Porsches LMP1 FIA World Endurance Championship team alongside Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley and Neel Jani.

The New Zealander, who won the Le Mans 24 hour race in 2015, is a Porsche factory driver, also winning the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia Drivers Championship in 2013 and 2014.

 

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After the retirement of Mark Webber it was announced last week that Porsche were not keeping on Marc Lieb and Romain Dumas for 2017. Lieb now moves to Porsche’s international customer racing programme.  Dumas plans are not yet known.

 

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