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WEC: Audi to Present the 2016 R18 e-tron quattro Tomorrow Morning in Live Streamed Event

by on 21 March 2016 in Audi News

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With the Spring Equinox out of the way and Sebring’s 12 hour contest complete, its time we turn our attention to the FIA World Endurance Championship.  With competition from Porsche and Toyota showing impressive pace, Audi Sport has gone to great lengths to enhance its R18 LMP1 car for the 2016 season, adding more electric […] More…

Report: Audi Sport to Focus on Reliability in R18 e-tron quattro Testing Sessions

by on 15 February 2016 in Motorsport

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Once a test of pure endurance, the FIA’s World Endurance Championship has in recent years become an extended sprint, with last year’s Le Mans-winning Porsche 919 covering an extremely impressive 3,318 miles in just 24 hours.  For the latest iteration of Audi’s R18 e-tron quattro, Audi Sport has made quite a few changes to their […] More…

Track Battle: Audi’s Benoit Treluyer vs. Porsche’s Marc Lieb in Bahrain

by on 23 November 2015 in Motorsport

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In this season’s post-Le Mans racing, the Audi R18 has proven to be a just slightly slower formula than the Porsche 919. While the net effect has left Audi fighting simply for a podium finish in nearly every race, it’s also been a formula that has forced Audi Sport drivers to wring all they can from their cars in order to fight for a win. The ensuing battles have been the stuff for the legend books. More…

FIA WEC: 6 Hours of Shanghai Report (with Videos)

by on 23 November 2015 in Motorsport

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Qualifying: Grid Positions Three and Four for Audi in Bahrain Audi has been fully concentrating on race preparations in round eight of the FIA World Endurance Championship. In qualifying, the team chose not to use several sets of tires. The high temperatures at the Bahrain 6 Hours make maximum demands on both ‘man and material.’ […] More…

WEC Finale: Audi to Battle for Third Title

by on 13 November 2015 in Motorsport

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Audi has kept the decision in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) open up to the finale. In Bahrain, the drivers from Audi Sport Team Joest will be battling with the Porsche drivers for the World Championship title on November 21. More…

FIA WEC: 6 Hours of Shanghai Report (with Videos)

by on 1 November 2015 in Motorsport

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Audi is keeping the most thrilling title race the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) has seen in its four-year history to date open until the finale. In China, Fässler/Lotterer/Tréluyer achieved third place and, as a result, continue to maintain second place in the drivers’ world championship before the finale. In rain, Audi was running in […] More…

Motorsport News Roundup: FIA WEC

by on 21 October 2015 in Motorsport

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All the latest news from the world of Audi in the FIA WEC. More…

FIA WEC: Audi at the 6 Hours of Fuji

by on 12 October 2015 in Motorsport

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A summary of Audi Sport’s performance over the 2015 6 Hours of Fuji race weekend in Japan. More…

Audi R18 and R8 LMS Part of 2016 Lego Speed Champions Series

by on 12 October 2015 in Choice Gear Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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You may not be surprised to know that LEGO® enthusiasts are a bit like car enthusiasts, complete with network of websites dedicated to the subject and plenty of spy/intel information about upcoming products planned from the toy brick makers. Case in point are two upcoming sets including Audi R18 and R8 LMS that appear to be part of the recently launched Speed Champions Series from LEGO®. More…

Audi Faces Challenging Task in Japan

by on 5 October 2015 in Motorsport

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The FIA World Endurance Championship WEC is currently one of the most exciting series in motorsport: Audi drivers Marcel Fässler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer (CH/D/F) start the sixth round of the season in Japan on October 11 with a ten-point advantage. Two other events follow before the end of November. The title race in the sports car series remains open. More…

FIA WEC: Audi at the Lonestar Le Mans, Circuit of the Americas

by on 24 September 2015 in Motorsport

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Qualifying: Audi in Grid Positions Three and Four As before at the Nürburgring, the number ‘8’ Audi R18 e-tron quattro will start round five of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) from position three. On the circuit at Austin, Texas, it will share the second row of the grid with the sister car driven by […] More…

Motorsport News Roundup: FIA WEC

by on 17 September 2015 in Motorsport

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All the latest news from the world of Audi in the FIA WEC. More…