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Apr 21

World Champions Audi start WEC season with ‘worst possible result’

With both e-tron quattros crashing out of (Photo: LAT Photographic)

The opening round of the 2014 series was the first time since the 2011 Petit Le Mans where the prototypes left without scoring a single point. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Last weekend’s season-opening round of the 2014 (WEC) ended with accidents for both e-tron quattro cars, giving the team an uphill climb ahead of them heading to Belgium for the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps in two weeks.

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Mar 25

Audi unveils new sports car with drive through Le Mans

Tom Kristensen drives the new Audi R18 E-Tron Quattro through Le Mans, France. (Photo: Jean-Francois Monier/AFP/Getty Images)

drives the new R18 e-tron quattro through Le Mans, France. (Photo: Jean-Francois Monier/AFP/Getty Images)

Tom Kristensen, who will be going for his record tenth Le Mans 24 hour victory this season, drove from the Le Mans city center to the famous Circuit de la Sarthe, showcasing the new e-tron quattro, which he will be competing in during the 2014 .

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Dec 11

SportsCars: Spy Shots — First Look At 2014 Audi R18 In Action

The 2014 Audi R18 e-tron quattro is seen testing at Sebring International Raceway on December 10, 2013. (Photo: Perrywinkle Jones)

The 2014 e-tron quattro is seen testing at Sebring International Raceway on Dec. 10. (Photo: Perrywinkle Jones)

Photos of the new R18 e-tron quattro have surfaced from a private test at Sebring International Raceway.

Only a week after the World Endurance Championship finale in Bahrain, the World Championship-winning squad was back in action, putting its R18 successor through a series of endurance tests on the 3.7-mile airfield circuit in Sebring, Fla.

At first sight, the R18 does not look much different than the 2013 car. However, it faced a series of changes to suit the technical regulations for 2014, with a focus on efficiency.

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Dec 8

Sports Cars: 2014 Audi R18 E-Tron Quattro Revealed

The new Audi R18 e-tron quattro that will compete in the 2014 World Endurance Championship. (Photo: Audi)

The new R18 e-tron quattro that will compete in the 2014 . (Photo: )

Audi has taken the wraps off its new-for-2014 R18 e-tron quattro ahead of testing this week at Sebring International Raceway.

The car, which will retain the same naming as its previous FIA World Endurance Championship-winning model, turned its first laps in October and will now take to the 3.7-mile airfield circuit for a series of endurance tests.

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