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Sep 22

Audi Wins FIA WEC Six Hours of Circuit of The Americas

No. 2 Audi R18-etron quattro. (Photo: John Dagys)

No. 2 Audi R18-etron quattro. (Photo: John Dagys)

Audi inched closer to locking up the FIA World Endurance Championship on Sunday, as the German manufacturer edged out rival Toyota for top honors in the Six Hours of the Circuit of The Americas.

Allan McNish took the No. 2 Audi R18-etron quattro to a narrow 23.617-second victory over Stephane Sarrazin’s No. 8 Toyota TS030 Hybrid, which battled the diesel-powered hyrbid and led overall at stages of the inaugural round in Texas.

The key of the race was tire durability, as McNish and co-drivers Tom Kristensen and Loic Duval managed to double stint their Michelins, whereas the Toyota struggled to do the same.

Sep 21

Audi Sweeps WEC Front Row at COTA

No.2 Audi R18 e-tron quattro. (Photo Credit: John Dagys

No.2 Audi R18 e-tron quattro. (Photo Credit: John Dagys)

Audi has locked out the front row for Sunday’s Six Hours of the Circuit of The Americas, following a dominant run in qualifying for the fifth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship.

Allan McNish and Loic Duval combined for a four-lap average of 1:48.355. The No. 2 Audi R18 e-tron quattro edged out the sister No. 1 diesel-powered hybrid of Andre Lotterer and Marcel Fassler of by 0.262 seconds.

Sep 1

Audi Dominates Six Hours Of Sao Paulo

Audi claimed a 1-2 victory in Sunday’s Six Hours of Sao Paulo FIA World Endurance Championship event. (Photo: John Dagys)

Audi claimed a 1-2 victory in Sunday’s Six Hours of Sao Paulo FIA World Endurance Championship event. (Photo: John Dagys)

With the lone Toyota crashing out early, it was clear sailing for Audi, which took a commanding 1-2 victory in Sunday’s Six Hours of Sao Paulo, the fourth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship.

The No. 1 Audi R18 e-tron quattro of Andre Lotterer, Benoit Treluyer and Marcel Fassler made up ground in the title race with their second win of the year, following a flawless performance for the diesel-powered hybrid prototype.