Porsche Racing – The Return to Le Mans
Final Preparations – The Race (Part II)
Thursday, 12.06.2014 at 08.05 pm on n-tv
It is 16 years since Porsche last won the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Now, the sports car maker is staging a comeback. The Stuttgart engineers are taking part in the World Endurance Championship, or WEC, with their newly developed racing car, the 919 Hybrid. The car, team and drivers face high expectations, not least because the former F1 driver Mark Webber, who has been signed up by the team, is an international superstar.
The second part of the 3-part documentary describes the latest adjustments and modifications made to the vehicle, presents the team of international drivers, and summarises the first two races of the series, in Silverstone and Spa Francorchamps. The film crew also witnessed and recorded the final preparations and rollout on the eve of the season’s highlight: the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
The race begins on Saturday, 14 June 2014, in Le Mans.
- Author/director Ulf Thomas
- Camera Wulf Sager / Heiko Bokern / Uwe Kielhorn
- Film editors Klaus Helmold / Jürgen Hermann / Johan Nilsson
- Line producer Klaus Behrsing
- Editing directors Gaby Nensel / Norman Adelhütte