|McLAREN GT CONFIRMS KEVIN ESTRE AS FACTORY DRIVER FOR 2014 SEASON|
|Ahead of the 2014 season, McLaren GT has confirmed the addition of French driver Kevin Estre to its factory driver line-up for this year. The announcement follows Estre's impressive performances throughout the 2013 season, which concluded with a podium finish at the Baku City Challenge in the 12C GT3 with McLaren GT customer team Hexis Racing.
The 25-year old has shown his abilities in GT racing over the past few seasons, claiming 13 victories, and, in the German Porsche Carrera Cup title in...[Read more...]|
|World Champions Audi second in Bahrain|
|• Audi achieves 15th podium place in eight races |
• Fassler/Lotterer/Tréluyer finish finale as runners-up
• Retirement of Duval/Kristensen/McNish
Audi finished the year in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) in Bahrain in second place. The World Championship winning team* had to admit defeat only for the second time in eight races and can look back on a highly successful sporting season.
Until shortly before the race's midpoint, Audi Sport Team Joest was in...[Read more...]
|Grand finale for Audi: WEC season's last round in the desert|
|• Audi travels to Bahrain as early Endurance Champions |
• Parting with the current Audi R18 e-tron quattro
• Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich: 'Achieved everything there was to be achieved'
Audi's endurance race team led by Head of Audi Motorsport Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich and Chris Reinke, Head of LMP, has achieved all sporting aims in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) early this season. Therefore, the finale on November 30 will be the icing on the cake for Audi Sport Team Jo...[Read more...]
|AUDI LAUNCHES TITLE DEFENSE IN THE WEC|
|-2013 FIA World Endurance Championship starts at Silverstone
-WEC season opens in UK, Europe's second-most important market
-Thrilling hybrid duel expected with Toyota
Ingolstadt, April 5, 2013 – Last year, Audi won the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at Silverstone. April 14 will mark the beginning of the 'title defense' objective with the further developed Audi R18 e-tron quattro hybrid sports car at the 6-hour race on the tradition-steeped English race track.
It will be the ...[Read more...]|
|A 458 ITALIA ON THE PODIUM AT SEBRING|
|Maranello, 17 March -The Risi Competizione 458 Italia finished second in class at the Sebring 12 Hours, the famous endurance race held this year for the sixty second time. At the wheel of the 8 cylinder car entered by the Ferrari of Houston team, Gianmaria Bruni, Matteo Malucelli and Olivier Beretta drove an attacking race throughout, producing a perfect combination of car, strategy and teamwork. Having started from pole and dominated the race right up until the final hour, the Risi Ferrari had ...[Read more...]|