The Audi R18 LMP1 sports car showcases efficiency technologies and future developments. In the FIA World Endurance Championship WEC, it faces strong competition from Porsche and Toyota in 2016.
WEC Bahrain: Audi Sport quotes
Quotes from the Audi team following the one-two victory in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) finale.
Audi says goodbye with one-two victory
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). After clinching pole position in qualifying, the Audi R18 diesel hybrid sports car went on to claim a lights-to-flag victory in the 6 Hours of Bahrain. In addition, Lucas di Grassi set the fastest race lap. As a result, Audi has clinched the vice-championship titles in the manufacturers’ and drivers’ classifications.
Final pole position for Audi in Bahrain
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.
Emotional farewell for Audi from the FIA WEC
Audi is ending an era. On Saturday, November 19, not only the current season of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) will end in Bahrain but also Audi ceasing its Le Mans sports prototype program after 18 years. Audi’s sports prototypes, from the Audi R8, the Audi R10 TDI and the Audi R15 TDI to the Audi R18, have shaped an entire racing era. They represent one of Audi Sport’s most successful periods and are symbols of the technical progress achieved by the brand with the four rings.
WEC Shanghai: Audi Sport quotes
Quotes from the Audi team following round eight of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC).