Video: Mark Webber Drives Porsche 919 Hybrid Endurance Racer In London

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Today, Mark Webber roamed around in the streets of London in Porsche's 919 Hybrid endurance racer. He drove through some of the city's most iconic areas. The roads weren't blocked off for the four-mile demonstration run in a track-only 919 race car.

Mark Webber Drives Porsche 919 Hybrid Endurance Racer In London

The Australian racing driver shared the tarmac with everyday commuters between 6 am and 7 am local time. During the course of this demo run, he was surrounded by eight local police vehicles.

Mark Webber Drives Porsche 919 Hybrid Endurance Racer In London

The Le-Mans Triumphing 919 passed London's iconic areas such as Park Lane, Charing Cross, Embankment, Parliament Square, Piccadilly Circus and Westminster Bridge.

Mark Webber Drives Porsche 919 Hybrid Endurance Racer In London

Webber was so excited to make this run and before the run, he said, "This will be the first time ever that the Porsche 919 Hybrid has been driven on a public road. I'm stoked to be behind the wheel - it's going to be pretty cool."

Check out the video of Porsche 919 Hybrid in the streets of London.

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Story first published: Tuesday, September 27, 2016, 14:52 [IST]
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