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audi-bahrain16c– Di Grassi/Duval/Jarvis in Bahrain in front of Fässler/Lotterer/Tréluyer
– 107th sports car victory and Audi’s best result this season
– Emotional departure from the sports car scene with vice-championship title

Saying goodbye with a bang: Audi achieved an impressive one-two victory in the last race of its Le Mans prototypes in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). Read More »

– Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team claims runner up position in teams’ championship, the ‘FIA Endurance Trophy for LM GTE Pro Teams’.
– Fourth and sixth place in season finale unrepresentative of true race performance of the team and the Ford GTford-bahrain16a Read More »

– Audi in grid position one for the sixth time in nine races
– New lap record in qualifying by Lucas di Grassi
– Audi R18 in rows one and two on the grid


Shining at the end: Lucas di Grassi (BR) and Oliver Jarvis (GB) achieved two personal bests and secured the best possible starting base for Audi at the last sports car event in the company’s history. Read More »

ford-pre-bahrain16c– #67 Ford GT just two points behind GTE Pro teams’ championship leaders

The Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team is in the Kingdom of Bahrain this week for the final round of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship.

After two wins in a row for the #67 Ford GT, the GTE Pro teams’ title is within reach, although the latest Balance of Performance changes will make it a challenging target. Read More »

– Audi to end its sports car program in Bahrain following 106 victories in 186 sports car races in 18 years
– Successful track record of technology transfer between race cars and production models
– Thanks go to FIA, WEC and ACO, and the strong competitors for a tremendous timeaudi-wec-farewell16d Read More »

– Positions five and six following various setbacks
– Audi maintains second place in the manufacturers’ standings


Audi proved its untiring endurance racing spirit in round eight of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) in China. In spite of diverse adversities, the six drivers and the team never lost their concentration and in the end still managed to score 18 points. As a result, Audi defended second place in the manufacturers’ standings before the finale to be held in Bahrain in two weeks’ time. Read More »

– #67 Ford GT of Andy Priaulx and Harry Tincknell wins in China just three weeks after winning in Japan
– #66 Ford GT raced by Stefan Mücke and Olivier Pla takes the runner up spot after early race drama
– Teams’ title battle is now on for final round in Bahrain

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ford-pre-shanghai16a– Ford Chip Ganassi Racing to take momentum from Fuji victory to Shanghai
– Penultimate round of the 2016 World Endurance Championship this Sunday

Fresh from the perfect weekend crowned with victory in Japan, the Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team travels to Shanghai in China this week for the penultimate round of the 2016 FIA Word Endurance Championship. Read More »

– Penultimate round of the season at the Shanghai International Circuit in China
– Audi R18 showing strong form in second half of the season
– Title decision in Audi R8 LMS Cup taking place as part of supporting program

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audi-new-strategy– New focus on electric race cars in FIA Formula E
– Audi CEO Stadler: “We’re going to contest the race for the future on electric power”
– DTM commitment unchanged, job guarantee for motorsport employees

Audi is realigning its motorsport strategy. The premium brand will terminate its FIA WEC commitment, including the 24 Hours of Le Mans, at the end of the 2016 season. Instead Audi is taking up a factory-backed commitment in the all-electric Formula E racing series. Read More »