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XCAR: Porsche 919 Hybrid: Porsche's return to Le Mans

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XCAR: Porsche 919 Hybrid: Porsche's return to Le Mans

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Porsche used to be pretty good when it came to Le Mans. It won everything, all the time. However, for one reason or other the brand hasn't been there since 1998. 2014 sees the 919 Hybrid racer hit La Sarthe, with someone well known behind the wheel... We took a look at the car, and the tech behind it.

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