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– Audi impresses in Formula E test at Valencia
– Team Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler with most laps of all teams
– Positive test assessment by Audi drivers Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi

The new Audi e-tron FE04 has left a strong impression at the official pre-season testing of the Formula E electric racing series at Valencia (Spain). Team Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler from Monday to Thursday completed the largest number of test kilometers of all ten teams. The lap times of the first all-electric Audi race car were promising as well. Read More »

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• Formula E champion Lucas di Grassi in Audi e-tron FE04
• Progressive livery and new powertrain with only one gear
• Daniel Abt becomes Audi factory driver, Allan McNish team principal

Audi has tonight presented the Group’s first ever all-electric racing car in Neuburg, Germany. The Audi e-tron FE04 embodies the company’s transformation from a classic automobile manufacturer to a forward-looking mobility provider on the race track. Read More »

– Jacques Villeneuve, Dario Franchitti, Lance Stroll, Martin Brundle, Johnny Herbert, Derek Warwick and Allan McNish all part of a star-studded line-up of racing heroes attending Autosport International
– Europe’s premier pre-season motorsport show will also play host to Dunlop MSA British Touring Car stars including Matt Neal, Andrew Jordan, Gordon Shedden and Colin Turkington
– Lineup of Rallycross stars celebrating 50 years of the sport in the Live Action Arena
– Stars from the pitwall will include Williams Martini Racing’s Deputy Team Principal Claire Williams and Head of Vehicle Performance, Rob Smedley
– For tickets and further information about Autosport International, which runs from 12th to 15th January*, please visit http://www.autosportinternational.com

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– Season of the world’s first electric racing series opens in Hong Kong on Sunday
– Audi official partner of ABT Schaeffler Audi Sport
– Allan McNish coordinates Formula E project for Audi Sport

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– Damon Hill OBE, Felipe Massa, Guy Martin, Petter Solberg and Allan McNish all part of a star-studded line-up of racing legends attending Autosport International
– Reigning Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Champion Gordon Shedden will celebrate his epic championship win at the NEC
– Shedden joined by fellow BTCC drivers Matt Neal, Andrew Jordan and Colin Turkington at Europe’s premier pre-season motorsport show
– In addition to Guy Martin, Wayne Gardner and Phil Read are among the big names from the world of motorcycling
– Get your tickets to Europe’s premier pre-season motorsport show at http://www.autosportinternational.com/public

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– Autosport International will welcome five incredible motorsport world champions this January, including Damon Hill OBE and Petter Solberg
– Motorbike racing world champions Phil Read and Wayne Gardner will be meeting fans and signing autographs
– 2013 FIA World Endurance Champion, Allan McNish adds to stellar line-up of world title winners
– Damon Hill OBE will be reunited with the Williams FW18 – his 1996 Drivers’ Championship-winning car – as part of an exclusive Williams Martini Racing feature
– Solberg and McNish will be speaking on the Autosport Stage and performing tyre-smoking stunts in the Live Action Arena
– Autosport International – January 14-17, 2016*, Birmingham NEC

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Allan McNish & Derek WarwickDumfries-born reigning FIA World Endurance Champion Allan McNish has been awarded the British Racing Drivers’ Club’s prestigious Gold Star.

The award was presented by Derek Warwick, the last Briton to win the World sportscar title before McNish, at a BRDC Monaco Regional Lunch at the Hotel de Paris in Monte Carlo on the eve of last weekend’s Formula One Grand Prix.

“Allan [McNish] has been one of our sport’s greatest ambassadors over the years. His grit, determination, professionalism and speed are an inspiration to our young drivers coming through,” Read More »

Scotsman awarded Segrave Trophy for second time in successful Audi career.

Reigning world sports car champion Allan McNish has been awarded the prestigious Segrave Trophy for the second time in his illustrious career.

The Dumfries-born driver who announced his retirement from Audi’s Le Mans sports-prototype racing programme four months ago, was awarded the silverware at the Royal Automobile Club in Pall Mall, London today (Tuesday 15 Apr).

McNish became the first Briton to claim the Tourist Trophy – by winning the Silverstone 6 Hour race last April – the Le Mans 24 Hours and the FIA World Endurance Championship all in the same year. Read More »

Audi Autosport14Britain’s Allan McNish and Tom Kristensen, from Denmark, attend the Autosport International at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham next weekend (11-12 January).

Dumfries-born McNish and Kristensen, together with Frenchman Loïc Duval, won last year’s Le Mans 24 Hour race driving a hybrid-diesel Audi sportscar. Read More »

Allan McNish retires13d– Audi factory driver retires as World Champion and Le Mans winner
– End of an exceptional career in top-caliber sport
– Head of Audi Motorsport Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich: “The end of a great career”

One of the most successful and charismatic race drivers is leaving the grand stage of motorsport. A few days before his 44th birthday, Audi factory driver Allan McNish announced that he would not continue his active career in the 2014 season. Read More »