|AUDI WITH NEW MOTORSPORT STRATEGY: FORMULA E INSTEAD OF WEC|
|◾New focus on electric race cars in FIA Formula E
◾Audi CEO Stadler: 'We're going to contest the race for the future on electric power'
◾DTM commitment unchanged, job guarantee for motorsport employees
Neuburg/Neckarsulm, October 26, 2016 – Audi is realigning its motorsport strategy. The premium brand will terminate its FIA WEC commitment, including the 24 Hours of Le Mans, at the end of the 2016 season. Instead Audi is taking up a factory-backedcommitment in the all-electric Formula...[Read more...]|
|SUBARU RELEASES 'FLAT OUT: THE FULL LAP' FOR THE 2016 SUBARU WRX STI TIME ATTACK CAR AT ISLE OF MAN TT|
|Watch Mark Higgins take Bray Hill at 170 MPH
Cherry Hill, N.J. - Subaru of America, Inc. released the full lap video of its record shattering lap of the Isle of Man TT Course. Piloted by Mark Higgins, the 2016 Subaru WRX STI Time Attack car broke the lap record two weeks ago on the fabled 37-mile Isle of Man TT Road Course with an average lap speed of 128.73 mph and a time of 17 minutes and 35 seconds. This breaks the previous record held by Higgins of 116.47 mph and a time of 19 minut...[Read more...]|
|WEC 6 HOURS OF THE CIRCUIT OF THE AMERICAS|
Circuit: Circuit of the Americas (3.4-mile road course) Austin, Texas
Weather: Partly sunny, humid, 84-degrees at race start; heavy rain at 90-minute mark resulting in 55-minute red flag; remainder of race overcast, humid, warm, 79 degrees
Honda Propels Extreme Speed Motorsports to Podium WEC Result
◾Race-winning HPD-Honda team makes World Endurance Championship debut
◾Third-place LMP2 result for HPD ARX-03b Honda at the Circuit of the Americas
◾Team to run two cars at ...[Read more...]|
|SILVERSTONE DEBUT FOR TOYOTA TS040 HYBRID|
|Cologne, Germany - TOYOTA Racing starts the 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season with a race debut for its new 1000PS TS040 HYBRID in the Six Hours of Silverstone this weekend.
The new car, which features TOYOTA's ground-breaking four-wheel drive hybrid technology, has completed over 25,000km of testing in preparation for the first of eight WEC races this year, which includes the Le Mans 24 Hours.
High-downforce specification TS040 HYBRIDs will be used at Silverstone...[Read more...]|
|Toyota Racing Returns For Interlagos|
|Cologne, Germany - TOYOTA Racing returns to the scene of its first victory for this weekend's fourth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship, the Six Hours of Sao Paulo.
A year ago, the #7 TS030 HYBRID of Alex Wurz and Nicolas Lapierre earned TOYOTA Racing's maiden win from pole position at the 4.309km Interlagos circuit, the first of three wins in the season's final four races.
This weekend, after a 10-week summer break since finishing second at the Le Mans 24 Hours, the #8...[Read more...]|