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Q&A: Fassler, Lotterer & Treluyer on Becoming Champions with Hybrid Technology

posted by on 19 December 2012 in Motorsport

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Marcel Fässler, André Lotterer and Benoît Tréluyer won the drivers’ title in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) with the Audi R18 e-tron quattro. They talk about the key to success in the following interview. More…

Andre Lotterer Fuji Helmet + TAG Heuer Gulf Monaco up for Charity Auction in Japan

posted by on 6 December 2012 in Choice Gear Motorsport

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Maybe you didn’t notice, but when Audi factory driver and 2012 World Endurance Champion Andre Lotterer raced at Fuji this season, the young driver wore a very special TAG Heuer themed helmet. TAG Heuer is a sponsor of Audi Sport and Japan is Lotterer’s second home, so circumstances all came together to build for one […] More…

Allan McNish to Star at Autosport International

posted by on 8 November 2012 in Motorsport

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Allan McNish has confirmed his attendance at Autosport International which opens to the public on 12-13 January 2013 at Birmingham’s NEC. The two-time Le Mans 24 Hour race winner heads to Japan next week in contention for this year’s FIA World Endurance Championship title and with over 25 years’ racing experience, including single-seater formulae and […] More…

Q&A: Andre Lotterer on WEC Championship Title & Season

posted by on 5 November 2012 in Motorsport

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Audi Sport driver and now world endurance champion Andre Lotterer looks back on his new title and his winning season. More…

Q&A: Head of Audi Motorsport Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich End of WEC Season

posted by on 3 November 2012 in Motorsport

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You’ve crowned the debut season of the Audi R18 e-tron quattro with a two-fold title win. Has this been the most challenging motorsport project so far? It was no doubt one of the most difficult and complex projects. I think it can be compared to the first victory of an Audi powered by a diesel […] More…

Q&A: Benoit Treluyer on WEC World Championship Title and Shanghai Victory

posted by on 1 November 2012 in Motorsport

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Benoît Tréluyer, Marcel Fässler and André Lotterer wrote their names in the history books at Sunday’s 6 Hours of Shanghai (28 October) by clinching the first drivers’ title in the revived FIA World Endurance Championship. The Alençon native thus becomes the third Frenchman after Jean-Louis Schlesser (1989, 1990) and Yannick Dalmas (1992) to claim the crown […] More…

WEC: McNish Misses Out On World Endurance Championship Title

posted by on 28 October 2012 in Motorsport

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Allan McNish was unable to snatch the FIA World Endurance Championship title from his Audi Sport team-mates despite the Briton posting second place in his hybrid diesel Audi in the eighth and final round of the series in Shanghai today (SUN).
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WEC 2012: Audi Sport’s Fassler, Lotterer & Treluyer Nab Championship in Shanghai

posted by on 28 October 2012 in Motorsport

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In the Manufacturers World Championship of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) Audi had been out of reach by its competitors since August. At the finale at Shanghai, the Audi factory drivers Marcel Fässler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer, who finished in third place, won the Drivers’ World Championship as well – subject to the official publication of the results by the FIA. The second title crowns a successful debut season of the first hybrid sports car from Audi. More…

WEC: Audi Driver Allan McNish on Front Row of Grid

posted by on 27 October 2012 in Audi News

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In qualifying for the finale of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at Shanghai, Allan McNish drove the second-fastest lap. The Scotsman only missed setting the best time by a razor-thin margin.
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WEC: McNish Aiming to Score Maiden Hybrid Diesel Audi Victory to Snatch World Championship “Crown”.

posted by on 23 October 2012 in Motorsport

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Allan McNish must win the eighth and final round of the FIA World Endurance Championship on Sunday (28 Oct) to snatch the prestigious “crown” from the Scotsman’s Audi Sport team-mates.
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WEC: Showdown at Shanghai – Audi Drivers Battle for Title at Finale

posted by on 19 October 2012 in Motorsport

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Suspense through to the end: At the finale of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at Shanghai, China, on October 28, two Audi driver teams will be battling for the world champion’s title. 32,000 fans most recently witnessed a close battle for victory in Japan. 11.223 seconds separated Audi and challenger Toyota when the cars saw the chequered flag at the Fuji 6 Hours. With that, the seventh round of the season delivered the closest result to date in the competition between the two automobile manufacturers. More…

Q&A: Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich on Six Hours of Fuji

posted by on 15 October 2012 in Motorsport

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At the seventh round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), Audi missed victory by a very narrow margin of eleven seconds. Was the sporting penalty imposed on the number “1” Audi R18 e-tron quattro after contact with an opponent too harsh? More…