Audi legends reflect on 18-year Le Mans Prototype legacy

Today’s Six Hours of Bahrain marks the end of an era for sports car racing, as Audi’s factory LMP1 program draws to a close after a remarkable 18-year involvement in top-level prototype racing.Launched in 1999 at the Twelve Hours of Sebring, the German manufacturer’s ever-present prototype effort amassed 106 victories, more than a dozen championships worldwide and 13 overall...
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4 days ago

Audi's exit will not result in WEC collapse, says Allan McNish

Allan McNish believes Audi’s withdrawal from prototype competition at the end of the year will not result in the eventual demise of the FIA World Endurance Championship, even if LMP1 is reduced to a two-manufacturer battle for the foreseeable future.The three-time 24 Hours of Le Mans winner and former World Champion, who has enjoyed the majority of his sports car racing success...
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21 days ago

Tom Kristensen named grand marshal for LM24

Announced last week, Tom Kristensen has been named grand marshal for this year’s 83rd 24 Hours of Le Mans, in a fitting tribute to the record nine-time race winner in his first year out of the cockpit. The Dane succeeds his long-term teammate, Allan McNish, who was the race’s grand marshal last year. Kristensen retired from driving at the end of the 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship...
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February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Three-time Le Mans winner Allan McNish retiring

Three-time Le Mans 24 Hour race winner Allan McNish is retiring after a 33-year career in which he was one of the fastest drivers in recent years. The 43-year-old Scotsman won the most prestigious endurance race this year to add to victories in 1998 and 2008. Since moving to Audi in 2000 he has 66 top-three finishes, including 29 victories. McNish says it's ''important to stop...
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December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

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