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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 Celebrates Racers at 2014 Season Finale

by on 18 December 2014 in Motorsport

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At the Audi Forum Neckarsulm, with more than 500 guests in attendance, Audi celebrated the Audi Sport Finale 2014, the Audi motorsport squad’s traditional close of the season. The evening was centered on the success achieved in the 2014 season and bid an emotional farewell to Le Mans record winner Tom Kristensen.

Howden Haynes & Kyle Wilson Clarke Leave Audi Sport, H Speaks with Radio Le Mans

by on 11 December 2014 in Audi News

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In the general world of motorsport, the departure of a star driver from a team is headline news and Tom Kristensen’s retirement is a good example of that. However, this is Audi, where a spotlight practically just as bright is focused on the engineering side of the team. Names like Howden Haynes, Leena Gade and Kyle Wilson Clarke are likely just as well known and for good reason. It is with a heavy heart then that we mention the departure of both Howden Haynes and Kyle Wilson Clarke.

FIA WEC: Emotional Finale for Audi at Sao Paulo (Video Links Added)

by on 2 December 2014 in Audi News

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Audi was pleased to finish the finale of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) on a positive note. The brand with the four rings achieved its sixth podium result of the season at São Paulo with Tom Kristensen securing another trophy in his last race as a pro. Audi closed the year in second place of the manufacturers’ standings, while Marcel Fässler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer (CH/D/F) took second place in the drivers’ championship. Following a remarkable recovery, the trio in the number 2 Audi R18 e-tron quattro battled its way forwards from the last to fifth place. More…

FIA WEC: Second Row of the Grid for Audi in Sao Paulo WEC Finale (+ Watch Session)

by on 30 November 2014 in Motorsport

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Marcel Fässler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer in fourth place  Lucas di Grassi/Loïc Duval/Tom Kristensen sixth Solid preparation of Audi Sport Team Joest for 6-hour race Audi has achieved its best qualifying result of the season’s second half in the finale of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) in Brazil. Marcel Fässler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer (CH/D/F) in the number […] More…

Spotter Guide for 6 Horas de São Paulo 2014 Now Available

by on 26 November 2014 in Motorsport

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The latest NISMO Spotter guide, for the 6 Horas de São Paulo is now online, available to download for free. The guide features 27 entries for the penultimate round of the 2014 championship. More…

Q&A: Tom Kristensen on His Announced Retirement

by on 24 November 2014 in Motorsport

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Audi factory driver Tom Kristensen answers questions about his recently announced retirement from sportscar racing. More…

Loic Duval’s Open Letter to Tom Kristensen on his Teammate’s Retiring

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

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.

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.

FIA WEC: Audi Keeps Manufacturer Title Undecided in Bahrain (plus Watch Race Here)

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…

WEC: 6 Hours of Bahrain Spotter Guide Now Live

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.