Porsche shades Audi in close first Free Practice session

November 19, 2015

The first Free Practice session for the final FIA World Endurance Championship round at the Bahrain International Circuit roared into action this afternoon to begin the 2015 title showdown.The 90-minute session saw the champions-elect from the No.17 Porsche top the times after Timo Bernhard set a best… from FIA WEC News http://ift.tt/1NG09yr Advertisement

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FP2: Audi star at night in Bahrain

November 19, 2015

Just as the floodlights lit up the Bahrian International Circuit, so too did Marcel Fässler this evening, as the Swiss ace set a scorching pace in the Audi R18 e-tron quattro he shares with André Lotterer and Benoît Tréluyer.Fässler’s time of 1m42.133s was set after… from FIA WEC News http://ift.tt/1S7aI1b Advertisement

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LMGTE: Ferrari Still Out In Front in Free Practice 2

November 19, 2015

The first session of the weekend under the floodlights of the Bahrain International Circuit saw the status quo from the first session remain as the two AF Corse Ferrari 458s topped the LMGTE time sheets in Free Practice 2 with the no51 Ferrari leading the way once again. Reigning GTE World Champion… from FIA WEC News http://ift.tt/1kIjo3r Advertisement

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VIDEO: The Manufacturers Face The Media in Bahrain

November 19, 2015

This afternoon six of the Technical Directors and Team Principals from the LMP1 and LMGTE Manufacturers gathered in the press conference room in Bahrain to discuss the 2015 campaign and look ahead to 2016.The six invited guests to face the media were – Pascal Vasselon – Toyota Gazoo Racing,… from FIA WEC News http://ift.tt/1S7aHuf Advertisement

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FIA WEC debut awaits for BR01

November 19, 2015

A welcome addition to the FIA World Endurance Championship paddock in Bahrain this weekend is the BR01 LMP2 car entered by by AF Racing.The car – the engineering team of which was led by former Courage and Peugeot designer, Paolo Catone – debuted at the Imola European Le Mans Series race in May and has… from FIA WEC News http://ift.tt/1S7aEyp Advertisement

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Bahrain WEC: Audi fights back in second practice

November 19, 2015

Under the glare of the powerful Bahrain floodlights, the Swiss ace lapped some 1.1s faster than the sister No.8 Audi R18 e-tron quattro. Porsche appeared to be working on double stinting tyres during the session rather than going for an outright quick lap. This accounted for the 1.2s deficit to the No.7 Audi’s ultimate best. The title leading No.17 entry of Mark Webber, Brendon Hartley … Keep reading from Motorsport.com…

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LMGTE: Ferrari Set the Benchmark in Bahrain

November 19, 2015

The first 90-minute Free Practice session of the weekend ended with the two AF Corse Ferrari 458s at the head of the LMGTE timesheets with the no51 Ferrari of Toni Vilander and Gimmi Bruni ahead of their teammates Davide Rigon and James Calado in the no71 F458 Italia. Vilander set the fastest time… from FIA WEC News http://ift.tt/1kHCqab Advertisement

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