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FIA Formula E: Lucas di Grassi and Abt Sportsline Finish Second in Malaysia

posted by on 23 November 2014 in Motorsport

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With a masterful strategic feat and two spectacular recoveries Team ABT Sportsline has captured the lead in the team standings of the FIA Formula E Championship. Inaugural race winner Lucas di Grassi on finishing the race in Putrajaya (Malaysia) as the runner-up defended his top spot in the driver classification. The next race of the series for full-electric open-wheel racing cars will be held in just three weeks from now in Punta del Este (Uruguay).
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Loic Duval’s Open Letter to Tom Kristensen on his Teammate’s Retiring

posted by on 22 November 2014 in Motorsport

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Following the Tom Kristensen’s announcement of his retirement from sports car racing, teammate Loic Duval has crafted a personal letter to Mr. Le Mans. More…

Audi Factory Driver Tom Kristensen Announces Retirement

posted by on 19 November 2014 in Motorsport

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It is with a heavy heart that we can confirm to you today that Audi Sport factory driver Tom Kristensen has announced his retirement from racing. Tom will participate in the final round of the WEC season at São Paulo at the end of this month and then take up his new role of Audi Sport ambassador alongside longtime teammates like Allan McNish, Dindo Capello, Emanuele Pirro and Frank Biela. More…

Tom Kristensen Plans Press Conference Tomorrow. Rumors Fly.

posted by on 18 November 2014 in Motorsport

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The Danish press is reporting that Audi Sport factory driver and reigning FIA WEC world champion Tom Kristensen has set a press conference in Copenhagen on Wednesday to discuss his future. No further facts were provided in this press call other than the reported planned attendance of Audi Sport boss Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich.
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FIA WEC: Audi Keeps Manufacturer Title Undecided in Bahrain (plus Watch Race Here)

posted by on 17 November 2014 in Motorsport

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Manufacturers’ title fight goes down to the wire for the first time Fässler/Lotterer/Tréluyer is best Audi team with fourth place Strong team performance from preparation all the way into the race Ingolstadt/Bahrain – In what has been its most work-intensive 6-hour race in the three-year history of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), the Audi […] More…

FIA WEC: Just One Audi R18 Takes Fifth in 6h Bahrain Qualifying (Watch It Here)

posted by on 14 November 2014 in Motorsport

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Marcel Fässler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer on third row Lucas di Grassi/Loïc Duval/Tom Kristensen to start from position 13 Audi Sport Team Joest is preparing new R18 e-tron quattro Ingolstadt/Bahrain – Audi is dealing with a race before the race in round seven of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) in Bahrain. While Marcel Fässler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer […] More…

WEC: 6 Hours of Bahrain Spotter Guide Now Live

posted by on 14 November 2014 in Motorsport

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Following the success of the 2014 NISMO 24Hr Le Mans Spotter Guide earlier this year, Andy Blackmore Design is pleased to announce NISSAN NISMO will be sponsoring the remaining Spotter Guides of the 2014 FIA WEC Endurance Championship.
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Audi Ready for Challenges in Bahrain

posted by on 10 November 2014 in Motorsport

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The FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) is turning onto the finish straight. Only 13 days after the race in China, round seven of the season follows in Bahrain on Saturday, November 15, and two weeks later, the finale is on the calendar. After taking victory on the Persian Gulf in 2012 and second place last year, Audi is again setting its sights on a podium position.
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FIA WEC: 6 Hours of Shanghai Race Report + Watch Race Video

posted by on 3 November 2014 in Motorsport

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Audi just missed out on a podium place in round six of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at Shanghai. Marcel Fässler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer (CH/D/F) in the best Audi R18 e-tron quattro had to admit defeat in the six-hour race. The Le Mans winners crossed the finish line in front of their team-mates Lucas di Grassi/Loïc Duval/Tom Kristensen (BR/F/DK). More…

FIA WEC: Audi Sport Qualifying Report + Watch Session Video

posted by on 2 November 2014 in Motorsport

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Lucas di Grassi/Loïc Duval/Tom Kristensen best Audi driver team Marcel Fässler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer on third row as well  Audi Sport Team Joest thoroughly prepared for the race Ingolstadt/Shanghai – Audi took fifth and sixth place in qualifying for round six of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). In the race, Audi – currently the runner-up […] More…

New ‘Pieces of Silver’ Historical Novel Set within Cockpit of Auto Union Silver Arrows

posted by on 30 October 2014 in Choice Gear Motorsport Vintage & Youngtimer News

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There’ve been many books based on the Silver Arrow era of racing. The time period saw the some of the fastest, technologically advanced and most dangerous racing careen head-on with the geo-political turmoil of World War II. Many a non-fiction historical book has been written about the era, though ‘Pieces of Silver’ goes a bit […] More…

WEC: World Endurance Championship Visits China, Audi’s Largest Market

posted by on 28 October 2014 in Motorsport

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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 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’ […] More…