Porsche's LMP1 vice president Fritz Enzinger feels his teams' 1-2-3 qualifying performance is an incredible achievement considering it is the German manufacturers second year at Le Mans since returning to endurance racing.

The #18 Porsche 919 Hybrid will lead from the front of the Le Mans 24 Hour race after the LMP1 team dominated qualifying.

Neel Jani set the fastest time in the first qualifying session, a 3m 16.887s, which set a new qualifying record by beating Peugeot's previous record of 3m 18.513s from 2008. The Swiss's time was never matched in the following qualifying sessions despite the dry conditions, while Timo Bernard put the #17 Porsche second on the start grid with Nick Tandy in the #19 Porsche securing a 1-2-3 lockout.

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Enzinger says he is thrilled with the performance and it fills him with confidence for tomorrow's race.

"Finishing first, second and third in qualifying at what is only our second attempt in Le Mans is outstanding," Enzinger said. "A big thank you to the team at the track and back at the factory in Weissach.

"We are still a very young team and every bit of success is important. This result helps us to start the race full of confidence. It will be a hard race with tough competition, but we are looking forward to it."

Despite Wolfgang Hatz, Board Member at Porsche, hailing the result as 'perfect' he insists the LMP1 squad must concentrate on its own performance and not worry about its rivals.

In 2015, Porsche has demonstrated its strong pace over a single lap but has failed to convert it into victories after losing out to Audi in the two opening World Endurance Championship rounds at Silverstone and Spa.

"I have told everybody not to look at the competition but to focus on maximising our package," Hatz said. "The technicians, engineers and drivers - the entire team worked directly in the same direction and did a fabulous job. The result is a real pleasure and makes me proud of the team. I'm very much looking forward to the race."

Porsche's last LMP1 pole at Le Mans came in 1997 and it is the ninth time the German squad has locked out the front of the grid at the blue riband event since 1968.