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Victory with Loss. Looking back at the 2013 24 Hours of Le Mans

by on 1 May 2014 in Audi News

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Death is something so many of us in racing may have nearly forgotten about. I’m not talking about the guys in the cars. I’m sure they’re always aware just how incredible the speed can be. However, you remember wrecks like Allan McNish’s spectacular end-over-end in 2011 or Anthony Davidson’s Toyota going airborn and hard into the barriers at Arnage a year later. Those guys are still fine. They’re still racing. While Kelly McNish may tell you otherwise, fans and even those around racing with any regularity still put it out of their minds. More…

Audi Sport News Brief: Off-Season

by on 17 December 2013 in Motorsport

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All the latest from Audi Sport during the off-season. More…

Audio: Allan McNish Reflects on His Decision to Retire

by on 17 December 2013 in Motorsport

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Early this morning, Audi Sport factory driver Allan McNish dropped a bomb on the world of motorsport when he abruptly announced his decision to retire having just recently secured his place on the 2013 championship winning team in the World Endurance Challenge. Though not as young as some of his teammates, many drivers in motorsport and especially sportscar racing choose to continue their careers well beyond his age of 44. Even still, McNish isn’t most drivers.

Early Reaction from Twitter to Allan McNish Retirement [UPDATED]

by on 17 December 2013 in Audi News

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The Twittersphere is very active this morning following Allan McNish’s announcement of retirement. Here’s just a sampling. More…

Allan McNish Steps Down from Audi Factory Race Program Following Championship Title

by on 17 December 2013 in Motorsport

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Britain’s triple Le Mans 24 Hour race winner bows out on top after ultra-successful 32-year motorsport career. More…

Andre Lotterer Pairs with TAG Heuer for Charity Auction

by on 10 December 2013 in Motorsport

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In support of the victims of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake, and with hopes for further recovery of the disaster-stricken area, TAG Heuer Japan will once again be holding a charity auction this year.

Audi Sport News Brief: WEC

by on 8 December 2013 in Motorsport

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All the latest news from Audi Sport’s FIA WEC squad including the FIA prize-giving gala. More…

Audi Sport News Brief: WEC

by on 1 December 2013 in Motorsport

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Looking ahead to 2014, taking a closer look at the championship-winning team and a Q&A with Chris Reinke, head of LMP. More…

WEC: World Champions Audi Sport Second in Bahrain

by on 1 December 2013 in Motorsport

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Audi finished the year in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) in Bahrain in second place. The World Championship winning team* had to admit defeat only for the second time in eight races and can look back on a highly successful sporting season. More…

WEC: Audi Starts from Second Row in Bahrain

by on 29 November 2013 in Audi News

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In the last qualifying session of the 2013 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), Audi had to admit defeat in Bahrain. The World Championship winning squad will start the race from positions three and four. More…

WEC: Grand Finale for Audi at Season’s Last Round in the Desert

by on 22 November 2013 in Motorsport

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Audi’s endurance race team led by Head of Audi Motorsport Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich and Chris Reinke, Head of LMP, has achieved all sporting aims in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) early this season. Therefore, the finale on November 30 will be the icing on the cake for Audi Sport Team Joest. More…

Tom Kristensen Nominated as FIA Personality of the Year

by on 22 November 2013 in Motorsport

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Audi factory driver Tom Kristensen has been nominated for a new, high-caliber award – the FIA Personality of the Year. The FIA invited all permanently accredited media of the FIA World Championships to nominate three candidates, respectively. From more than 80 names the ten most frequently submitted ones have been selected. The nine-time Le Mans winner and WEC Champion Tom Kristensen, as well as the World Champions from other disciplines, is on this exclusive list. From November 20 to December 4 the accredited media will be able to vote for their FIA Personality of the Year, who will be honored at the FIA gala in Paris on December 6. More…