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Audi is happy with the performance of its electrified R18 e-tron quattro race car, having just completed the only testing opportunity in preparation of the Le Mans 24 Hours at the La Sarthe race track. The three R18 e-tron quattro cars ran a total of 284 laps, which represents a tad over 3,870 kilometers (2,405 […]

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Five World Champions and Le Mans winners plus a former Formula One driver will be at the wheel of Audi’s diesel-hybrid R18 e-tron quattro race cars. As announced by Audi, this driver line-up will be competing in the 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and at Le Mans at the wheel of the German manufacturer’s […]

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Audi’s e-tron race cars have been successful in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) to the point of claiming the manufacturer championship after six of eight races. This R18 e-tron quattro success was achieved in Japan by Audi Sport Team Joest in odd circumstances: heavy rain at Fuji meant that not a single lap could […]

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Audi’s Allan McNish aims to consolidate his FIA World Endurance Championship lead at the Circuit Of The Americas in Texas on Sunday, at the wheel of his diesel-hybrid racecar. Dumfries-born McNish and co-drivers Tom Kristensen (Denmark) and Loïc Duval (France) are heading to the 3.427-mile circuit in Austin with a 22-point lead having scored two […]

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Allan McNish will start the 81st Le Mans 24 Hours on Saturday June 22 aiming to win the legendary race for a third time and re-take the lead in the FIA World Endurance Championship. The driver who won the annual French race in 1998 and 2008 will drive a hybrid-diesel Audi sports car in the […]

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Since 1999, ultra-lightweight design has been playing a central role with Audi’s Le Mans prototypes (LMP). Audi said that materials, such as CFRP (carbon fiber reinforced plastic), harbor major potential for optimizing weight. “In the space of 15 years, we’ve also achieved major progress in the area of ultra-lightweight design,” stresses Head of Audi Motorsport […]

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Audi will be testing a new long-tail version of the Audi R18 e-tron quattro hybrid sports car in Belgium. Round 2 of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) will be held May 4 at Spa, in Belgium. Audi Sport Team Joest wants to optimally prepare for the Le Mans 24 Hours, the pinnacle of the […]

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Audi Sport extended its winning sequence at Sebring International Raceway on Saturday by placing its two hybrid-powered cars in the top two positions. Marcel Fassler, Benoit Treluyer and Oliver Jarvis won the 61st Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh from Florida in their No. 1 Audi R18 e-tron quattro – the first […]

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