Three-time Le Mans winner and triple ALMS champion Allan McNish has announced his retirement from the sport.
The news comes shortly after the 43-year-old Scot achieved his target by winning the FIA World Endurance Championship.
Photos of the new Audi R18 e-tron quattro have surfaced from a private test at Sebring International Raceway.
Only a week after the World Endurance Championship finale in Bahrain, the World Championship-winning squad was back in action, putting its R18 successor through a series of endurance tests on the 3.7-mile airfield circuit in Sebring, Fla.
At first sight, the R18 does not look much different than the 2013 car. However, it faced a series of changes to suit the technical regulations for 2014, with a focus on efficiency.
After racing Porsches since its inception nearly a decade ago, a new chapter for Flying Lizard Motorsports will begin next year, as the California-based team makes the switch to a new manufacturer for the inaugural TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.
The two-time American Le Mans Series GT class champions, which also won this year’s GTC teams’ title, announced Monday that it will campaign two Audi R8 LMS cars in the GT Daytona category.