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Toyota steals pole at Fuji
Oct11

Toyota steals pole at Fuji

Home town heroes Toyota are celebrating after taking a thrilling pole position for Sunday’s Fuji 6 Hours, the 5th round of the 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship. The #8 Toyota TS 040 Hybrid, driven by Anthony Davidson and Sebastien Buemi, sealed a last-minute pole with Buemi setting a final lap time that ensured he just beat the #20 Porsche 919 Hybrid. The Swiss ace’s final lap ensured an average time of 1m26.886s, which was...

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Audi does the Texas two step
Sep21

Audi does the Texas two step

While they won this year at Le Mans, the Circuit of The Americas 1-2 victory for Audi Sport is the first “sprint” race victory for Audi in 2014. The German manufacturer battled Porsche, Toyota and a Texas torrential downpour over the six hour journey to take the 1-2 victory with the No.2 machine of Andrew Lotterer, Benoît Tréluyer and Marcel Fassler winning over Lucas Di Grassi, Tom Kristensen and Loic Duval who was making...

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Audi quickest in final practice at COTA
Sep19

Audi quickest in final practice at COTA

The FIA WEC teams took the track at the Circuit of The Americas this morning for their final practice session ahead of this evening’s qualifying for the Lone Star Le Mans. Once again it was the Audi Sport Team Joest cars that took over the top spots, much like in the first practice session, however, this time it was the #1 Audi R-18 (DiGrassi/Duval/Kristensen) going quickest with a time of 1:49.480 seconds. The #2 Audi...

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Nissan wants American driver for LM P1
Sep19

Nissan wants American driver for LM P1

Nissan will begin the search for an American star to join its new LM P1 Le Mans 24 Hour and FIA World Endurance Championship team, giving a former gamer the opportunity to graduate to the highest levels of the sport. Nissan’s GT Academy competition is already renowned as one of the most innovative driver development programmes in history. During the past six years, GT Academy has had more than five million entrants via PlayStation,...

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Di Grassi: From Formula E to LM P1
Sep18

Di Grassi: From Formula E to LM P1

Lucas di Grassi is a busy man – last weekend he was on the streets of Beijing winning the first ever FIA Formula E championship race, this weekend he is at Circuit of The Americas for the US round of the FIA World Endurance Championship. Di Grassi was sitting in third place on the final lap when race leader Nicolas Prost and Nick Heidfeld clashed at the final corner – handing the Brazilian the win. The Audi driver is one...

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