Audi looks forward to WEC premiere in Texas
- FIA World Endurance Championship visits Austin for the first time
- Audi R18 e-tron quattro unbeaten so far in the 2013 season
- Head of Motorsport Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich: “Important race in a very significant market for Audi”
Round five of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at Austin in the U.S. state of Texas has a particularly high significance for Audi. In America, the brand’s sports car program began 14 years ago, Audi won the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) nine times in succession and the Sebring 12 Hours eleven times – most recently in March. Furthermore, the sales statistics in America have been developing positively for Audi for years. At Austin, on September 22, the brand with the four rings is aiming to achieve its second sports car victory in the United States this year. It would mark the sixth consecutive win for the Audi R18 e-tron quattro as well.