|2008 24 Hours of Le Mans: A Triple Crown Hopeful Faces Mr. Le Mans|
|Jacques Villeneuve had made his first appearance at Le Mans in 2007. Unfortunately, there was just no competing with the Audis. However, as he returned to the famous French classic the Canadian appeared to be the favorite to add his name to the great, and only, triple crown winner in motorsports Graham Hill.
The Peugeot 908 HDi FAP would make its debut in 2007 and certainly was fast. However, over the course of the 24 hours, it would demonstrate some teething problems. Villeneuve's number 7 ...[Read more...]|
|WORLD ENDURANCE CHAMPIONSHIP VISITS AUDI'S LARGEST MARKET|
|◾Final sprint in FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC)
◾China is Audi's largest sales market
◾Audi victorious in 6-hour race at Shanghai a year ago
Ingolstadt, October 27, 2014 – The FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) is wound up to a high pitch. Within the space of three weeks, sports car fans have been thrilled by the lead in the manufacturers' championship changing twice. Following two one-two victories in succession, Audi had taken the top spot in the standings at the season...[Read more...]|
|AUDI SET ON BATTLING FOR VICTORY AT SPA|
|• Three R18 e-tron quattro cars in second WEC race
• Two aerodynamic versions of the hybrid sports car on the grid
• WEC debut for Filipe Albuquerque
Ingolstadt, April 25, 2014 – For the first time this year, Audi will be entering three R18 e-tron quattro cars in the WEC race at Spa (Belgium) on May 3 – at round two of the FIA World Endurance Championship. The preparation phase for this event was particularly intensive. The accident damage sustained by the two cars in the seaso...[Read more...]|
|Audi Aims For Twelfth Victory At Le Mans|
|- Three Audi R18 e-tron quattro cars at season's top event for sports cars
- Eleven Audi victories clinched at 24 Hours in France
- Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich: Challenge is particularly high this year
On June 22/23, Audi will be competing at the classic 24-hour race at Le Mans for the 15th time. On the 90th anniversary of the world's most important endurance race, the challenge is particularly great for the brand with the four rings, following the most recent changes in the regulations.
Le ...[Read more...]|
|TAG HEUER SIGNS MAJOR GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP WITH FIA FORMULA E CHAMPIONSHIP|
|LONDON (May 15, 2013) - TAG Heuer, the world's number one manufacturer of luxury timepieces inspired by sport, has signed on as Official Timekeeper, Official Watch and Chronograph and Founding Partner of the FIA Formula E Championship.
The agreement was signed at TAG Heuer's headquarters in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland by Jean-Christophe Babin, President and CEO of TAG Heuer (on the right), and Alejandro Agag, CEO of Formula E Holdings.
'Teaming up with Formula E, the world's top competi...[Read more...]|
|Wec Spa: Audi Presents Long-Tail R18|
|• First fielding of three Audi R18 e-tron quattro cars
• Premiere of a new aerodynamic variant
• Last race preparation for the Le Mans 24 Hours
Ingolstadt, April 25, 2013 – Audi is pursuing ambitious aims at round 2 of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) on May 4 at Spa. The version of the Audi R18 e-tron quattro that was victorious at the season opener is to extend Championship leader Audi's points advantage. At the same time, a new long-tail variant of t...[Read more...]