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Patrick Dempsey in Green Hell

Welcome to the Nürburgring

The Green Hell of Motorsports

Patrick Dempsey: racing driver. Characterised by his iron will, uncompromising dedication and self-belief. He embodies the values of the Porsche family to the highest degree.

After his greatest success to-date – 2nd place in the GTE Am class at the 24h of Le Mans – he will be competing at the 6h of Nürburgring on the 30th of August. And he is hugely looking forward to one of the most exciting races of the 2015 calendar.

Are you just as passionate about Porsche Motorsport? Then make the most of the opportunity and tune into our live stream at www.porsche.com/fiawec to follow the race on 30/08/2015.

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Next stop: second home

The time has come. At last. The first race of the FIA WEC in Germany is taking place on one of the most legendary racing circuits in the country – the Nürburgring. Thanks to its location in the Volcanic Eifel National Park and the demanding track lay-out, the circuit has truly earned its nickname of the “Green Hell”.

The previous successes and records of Porsche on this exciting circuit will never be forgotten and this is why Porsche will always regard the Nürburgring as its second home.

The Porsche 918 Spyder holds the track record for a super sports car with standard tyres and, in 1983, Stefan Bellof drove the fastest lap ever recorded on the Nordschleife with an average speed of over 200 km/h in a Porsche 956. 11 victories in the long-distance world championship – the predecessor of the FIA WEC – speak volumes and remain unmatched to this day.

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While Patrick Dempsey will be racing on the Grand Prix circuit of the Nürburgring in his 911 RSR for the first time, it will also be the début of the Porsche 919 Hybrid on this legendary track – and also its first outing since winning our 17th overall victory in Le Mans.

The last weekend in August will be about more than just motorsports. For every Porsche fan, driver and the entire Porsche team. It will be both a challenge and a yardstick.

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