|McLAREN RETURNS TO THE TOTAL 24 HOURS OF SPA|
|The McLaren 650S GT3 will return to the world-famous Spa-Francorchamps circuit in the Ardennes Forest later this month as three examples line up to take on the 2016 Total 24 Hours of Spa – 28-31 July – run by McLaren GT customer team Garage 59. The regular Blancpain Endurance Cup driver line-of of Factory Drivers Rob Bell (GB), Côme Ledogar (FR) and Shane van Gisbergen (NZ) in the #58 car and Academy Drivers Alex Fontana (CH), Struan Moore (JE) and Andrew Watson (NI) in the iconic #59 will be jo...[Read more...]|
|1958 Targa Florio: Musso Commands the Heights|
| ||During the invasion of Sicily during the Second World War it would be the mountainous roads around the island that would pose the greatest hindrance to the advance of the British and American forces trying to breakthrough on their way, ultimately, to Italy. A little more than a decade later, these difficult mountainous roads were taking their toll. But, there would be one Italian right at home among the rocky outcroppings.
The 42nd Targa Florio would go ahead as planned despite the growing c...[Read more...]|
|Audi Aims To Become World Champion In Japan|
|Four rings with 69-point advantage in Manufacturers' Championship
• Japan strong growth market with enthusiastic fans
• Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich: 'Title battle in decisive phase'
Ingolstadt, October 11, 2013 – Audi is still undefeated in the 2013 sports car season. All five rounds of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) went to Audi Sport Team Joest. In addition, the Audi R18 e-tron quattro won the Sebring 12 Hours. Most recently, at Austin, Head of Audi Motorsport Dr. Wolfgang...[Read more...]|
|AUDI CELEBRATES 100TH LMP OVERALL VICTORY WITH AUSTIN WIN|
|• Duval/Kristensen/McNish achieve historic milestone for Audi
• Audi R18 e-tron quattro remains unbeaten in 2013
• Le Mans winners extend lead of the standings
Ingolstadt/Austin, September 22, 2013 – Audi achieved a historic milestone on the Texan debut of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at Austin. The squad of Head of Audi Motorsport Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich celebrated the 100th overall victory of an LMP sports car of the brand. The event has a parallel, as Audi had cli...[Read more...]|
|Sizing up the Competition for Le Mans|
|The FIA World Endurance Championship returns to Europe this weekend for the '6 Hours of Spa' at Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium. It's an important race for all of the WEC teams, not only as it's an opportunity to score championship points but also it's the last race before the Le Mans 24 Hours. It's a chance to make sure everything is running like clockwork and also to size up the competition.
The LMP2 class will be competitive with 16 cars taking the start, nine of which are running with Nissa...[Read more...]|