Porsche’s 919 Hybrids didn’t have the pace to match the Audis at Austin, but a series of unfortunate events for the R18s gifted another important victory to Weissach.
Audi made a big statement heading into this month’s 24 Hours of Le Mans as the German manufacturer out-paced Porsche and Toyota at the official test day.
Toyota’s Anthony Davidson led a thrilling first half of the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps, as four of the LMP1 hybrid entries encountered issues.
Audi has accepted its part in the post-race technical infringement that excluded the #7 car from last weekend’s FIA WEC opener at Silverstone.
Audi currently leads the 6 Hours of Silverstone, after two of the leading LMP1 cars retired in the opening half of the race.
The Checkered Flag caught up with Audi LMP1 star Benoit Treluyer after two conservative practice sessions for the German team at Silverstone.
The World Endurance Championship delivered another exceptional year of racing in 2015, marked by a season-long battle for the LMP1 class titles between Porsche and Audi.
Mark Webber, Brendon Hartley and Timo Bernhard have won the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship after finishing fifth at the season-ending 6 Hours of Bahrain.
Audi leads Porsche at the halfway stage of the 6 Hours of Bahrain, after technical issues affected two of the key LMP1 runners.
Audi responded to Porsche during second practice for the World Endurance Championship finale by recording the two fastest times at Bahrain International Circuit.
The #17 Porsche of Timo Bernhard, Mark Webber and Brendon Hartley narrowly topped the opening practice session for the final round of the World Endurance Championship, leading the pair of Audi R-18 e tron quattros in Bahrain.
TCF previews the prototype classes ahead of the final round of the FIA World Endurance Championship, which takes place this weekend in Bahrain.
Juan Pablo Montoya and Sam Bird are among the 28 drivers selected to take part in this month’s World Endurance Championship end of season rookie test.
Audi Sport Team Joest drew first blood at the FIA WEC’s return to Shanghai by setting the two fastest times in opening practice.
TCF previews the penultimate round of the FIA World Endurance Championship, as Porsche looks to round out the LMP1 manufacturers’ title at China’s Shanghai International Circuit.