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Audi Ready for Challenges in Bahrain

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

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

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…

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

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…

WEC: Audi Maintains its Challenge for Championship Title in Japan

by on 15 October 2014 in Motorsport

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Audi in second place of the standings after five of eight races Di Grassi/Duval/Kristensen claim fifth at Fuji Fässler/Lotterer/Tréluyer in sixth also score points Ingolstadt/Fuji, October 12, 2014 – Round five of the FIA World Endurance Championship marked the end of a superb string of results for Audi. Following two consecutive one-two victories and a […] More…

WEC: Audi Will Start form Third Row in Japan

by on 11 October 2014 in Motorsport

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Audi achieved grid positions five and six in qualifying for round five of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at Fuji (Japan). In the practice sessions, the team of Head of Audi Motorsport Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich and Chris Reinke, Head of LMP, thoroughly prepared for the 6-hour race on Sunday. More…

WEC: Audi Sport Competes in Japan as WEC Leader of the Standings

by on 7 October 2014 in Motorsport

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Audi looks at a good interim tally. In the FIA World Endurance Championship that has been held since 2012, the brand has now clinched 13 victories in 20 races. The most recent success at Austin (USA) marked the turnaround in the battle for the title and Audi, for the first time this season, took the lead in the manufacturers’ classification. The team is aiming to further extend this advantage in WEC round five at Fuji (Japan) on October 12.
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Three-Time 24 Hour of Le Mans Winning Audi Engineer Leena Gade Interviewed by BBC

by on 1 October 2014 in Motorsport

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Leena Gade has been racking up the accolades recently, and as such is no stranger to the spotlight.  Recently, the BBC sat down with the two-time “Man of the Year” award recipient to chat about her past, present and future- touching on engineering school, her success in World Endurance Challenge, and current thoughts on a move […] More…

Video: WEC Rain Mayhem at Circuit of the Americas

by on 23 September 2014 in Motorsport

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There’s that meme of a race car in the rain that says how cute NASCAR is for not running in the wet stuff. Sportscar racing is known for its looking precipitation in the eye and laughing… but then there’s Texas, with its Texas size torrential storms that proved a bit too torrential even for the globe-trotting WEC during its 6 Hours of Austin last weekend.
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Video: Tom Kristensen Can’t Be Distracted at Wheel of Audi R18

by on 23 September 2014 in Motorsport

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Following Audi’s victory at Circuit of the Americas, the team decided to have a little fun with Tom Kristensen. There’s a reason why Mr. Le Mans is Mr. Le Mans though. His concentration never deviates.
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WEC: Audi Victorious at 6 Hours of Austin

by on 23 September 2014 in Motorsport

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Audi has celebrated the second consecutive one-two win in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). Following their victory in the Le Mans 24 Hours in June, Marcel Fässler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer (CH/D/F) in the fourth race of the season at Austin prevailed again. A sudden downpour of rain, red flags after a series of spins and a tactically challenging course of the race on a drying track converted the night race in Texas into a real thriller. Lucas di Grassi/Loïc Duval/Tom Kristensen (BR/F/DK) completed Audi’s success by taking second place. More…

Audi Sport News Update: WEC

by on 16 September 2014 in Motorsport

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All the latest news from the Audi Sport World Endurance Championship team. More…