2017 Season Preview: LMP1

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2017 marks somewhat of a step into the unknown for the FIA World Endurance Championship, and particularly the LMP1 class. The loss of Audi, a genuine stalwart of the prototype scene, after almost 20 years in the top-class prototype category … Continued

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