WEC
Oct 19

SportsCars: Audi Takes Pole For 6 Hours Of Fuji

Audi paced qualifying for Sunday's 6 Hours of Fuji. (Photo: John Dagys)

paced qualifying on Saturday for Sunday’s 6 Hours of . (Photo: Sport)

’s No. 1 Audi R18 e-tron quattro claimed pole position for Sunday’s 6 Hours of Fuji, despite the strongest of challenges from Toyota Racing’s No. 8 TS030 Hybrid, the two cars being just 0.178 seconds apart at the checkered flag.

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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 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.

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Sep 20

2014 FIA World Endurance Championship Schedule Released

The 2014 FIA WEC schedule features the same eight rounds from this year's schedule and will once again kick off in Silverstone. (Photo: John Dagys)

The 2014 FIA schedule features the same eight rounds from this year’s schedule and will once again kick off in Silverstone. (Photo: John Dagys)

The provisional schedule for the 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship was announced Friday at Circuit of The Americas.

Featuring the same eight rounds from this year’s globe-trotting sports car series, the season will again kick off at Silverstone in April followed by rounds at Spa, Le Mans, Sao Paulo, Circuit of The Americas, , Shanghai and Bahrain, which will end two weeks earlier than 2013.

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Sep 5

Nissan ZEOD RC To Make Track Debut At Fuji

 Nissan ZEOD RC To Make On-Track Debut At Fuji

The is set to “electrify” Le Mans in 2014. (Photo: Courtesy of )

Japanese fans will have the first opportunity to see the revolutionary Nissan ZEOD RC in action when the car makes its public on-track debut at this year’s Speedway round of the FIA World Endurance Championship.

Running in pure electric mode, the Nissan ZEOD RC will undertake demonstration runs on October 18, 19 and 20 – all three days of the Japanese round of the . The Fuji demonstration was announced today at the Nissan 360 global media event in California.

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