|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...]|
|Honda Chases 10Th Consecutive Indy Triumph|
| ||05/21/2013 - TORRANCE, Calif. An accomplished 16-driver lineup, including two previous race winners and 11 graduates of open-wheel training-ground series, make up the Honda-powered effort for the 2013 Indianapolis 500, as the company seeks its 10th consecutive '500' victory – and fourth-in-a-row with engine-manufacturer competition.
In 2012, Target Chip Ganassi Racing's Dario Franchitti scored his third Indy triumph in a thrilling battle to the finish with fellow Honda drivers Takuma S...[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...]
|AUDI SWEEPS AT SEBRING WITH HYBRID POWER|
|Audi Sport extended its remarkable run at Sebring International Raceway on Saturday. Marcel Fassler, Benoit Treluyer and Oliver Jarvis won the 61st Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh from Florida in their No. 1 Audi R18 e-tron quattro – the first hybrid car to win at Sebring and in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón.
Treluyer drove a storming final two stints. He took fuel with 20 minutes left but maintained his lead over teammate Tom Kristensen in the No. 2 ...[Read more...]|