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Toyota Racing has revealed March 27 the TS040 HYBRID car and revised driver line-up to compete in the 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship. Toyota said this TS040 HYBRID will bring the company into a new era of hybrid motorsport, stating this racecar is the most advanced hybrid technology in racing. The move to a four-wheel […]

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Imagine having a diesel-hybrid racecar drive by your side while commuting. That is what happened to drivers around France’s town of Le Castellet. Audi’s Audi R18 e-tron quattro began the 2014 WEC season not on the legendary race track in Western France but in public traffic. Audi said factory driver Tom Kristensen, with nine victories […]

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Have you dreamed of being involved in the design of a hybrid-powered racecar? Now’s your chance! A new British racecar manufacturer is offering members of the public a unique way to become involved in a project to develop, build and run a sports car which aims to compete at Le Mans in 2015. Through its […]

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In 2014, Audi’s two diesel-hybrid R18 e-tron quattro racecars competing in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) will be relying on electrified four-wheel drive. “Innovations only become pioneering achievements when they’re successfully used and others start to adopt them,” said Head of Audi Motorsport Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich. “Audi, like no other manufacturer, has repeatedly achieved […]

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Porsche unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show this morning the 919 Hybrid racecar destined for the World Endurance Championship series and the 24 hours of Le Mans. Porsche’s 919 Hybrid drive system is based on a 4-cylinder gasoline engine that Porsche said is compact and lightweight. The 2.0 liter V-engine, as opposed to inline, is […]

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Porsche will unveil the Porsche 919 Hybrid race car as a world premiere in Geneva this week; this hybrid race car will compete in the LMP1 category of the World Endurance Championship (WEC) this year. The 24 Hours of Le Mans will be part of the races in which this hybrid race car will compete. […]

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Motorsport is changing and racing drivers, just like everyday daily drivers, will now need to pay more attention to the amount of fuel and energy they are using. When the new Audi R18 e-tron quattro hybrid-diesel race car will be pitted against its competitors in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), the Audi factory drivers […]

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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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A new face will soon be promoting Nissan’s zero emission mobility efforts. Nissan Motor Company, Ltd., and Keiko Ihara, currently the only Japanese female driver competing in the World Endurance Championships (WEC), have signed a partnership agreement to promote zero emission mobility. Nissan said Ihara’s first exposure to racing occurred when she worked as a […]

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