Is the future bright for LMP1?

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At first glance the LMP1 entry list for the 2017 FIA World Endurance Cham­pi­onship looks pal­try. Indeed, the loss of Audi’s two-car pro­gramme reduces the man­u­fac­tur­ers’ title bat­tle to a head-to-head between Porsche and Toy­ota. With Porsche still weath­er­ing the … Con­tin­ued

Kubica joins ByKolles in LMP1

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Robert Kubi­ca has been announced as the lead dri­ver for LMP1 team ByKolles for the 2017 FIA World Endurance Cham­pi­onship. The for­mer F1 dri­ver joins the Aus­tri­an-entered squad on a full-sea­­son basis after suc­cess­ful­ly test­ing the car at the offi­cial test … Con­tin­ued

Audi exit prompts change to LMP1 roadmap

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Saturday’s Six Hours of Bahrain marked the final appear­ance of Audi Sport on the pro­to­type scene. Besides the tears of joy and sad­ness at the cir­cuit at the week­end, the deci­sion has put the ACO and the FIA at a quandary … Con­tin­ued

Halfway Report: 6 Hours of Shanghai

The penul­ti­mate round in the 2016 FIA World Endurance Cham­pi­onship got under­way this morn­ing with Porsche on pole posi­tion. With the cham­pi­onship still up for grabs and Audi look­ing to prove a point in their final two races in LMP1, … Con­tin­ued

Audi LMP1 programme to end in 2016

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Audi Sport today announced that its vast­ly suc­cess­ful LMP1 pro­gramme will come to an end at the con­clu­sion of the cur­rent sea­son. In what it has referred to as “realign­ing its motor­sport strat­e­gy”, the Audi Sport mar­que will now switch its … Con­tin­ued

Audi takes pole in Japan

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Audi con­tin­ued their impres­sive per­for­mance from Friday’s free prac­tice ses­sions and secured the pole posi­tion for tomorrow’s 6 Hours of Fuji. Lucas di Gras­si, Oliv­er Jarvis and Loic Duval secured the fastest aver­age lap time for the #8 Audi R18, … Con­tin­ued