Sep 21

Audi Sweeps WEC Front Row at COTA

No.2 Audi R18 e-tron quattro. (Photo Credit: John Dagys

No.2 Audi R18 e-tron quattro. (Photo Credit: John Dagys)

Audi has locked out the front row for Sunday’s Six Hours of the Circuit of The Americas, following a dominant run in qualifying for the fifth round of the .

and combined for a four-lap average of 1:48.355. The No. 2 Audi R18 e-tron quattro edged out the sister No. 1 diesel-powered hybrid of Andre Lotterer and Marcel Fassler of by 0.262 seconds.

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Sep 20

2014 FIA World Endurance Championship Schedule Released

The 2014 FIA WEC schedule features the same eight rounds from this year's schedule and will once again kick off in Silverstone. (Photo: John Dagys)

The 2014 schedule features the same eight rounds from this year’s schedule and will once again kick off in Silverstone. (Photo: John Dagys)

The provisional schedule for the 2014 was announced Friday at Circuit of The Americas.

Featuring the same eight rounds from this year’s globe-trotting sports car series, the season will again kick off at Silverstone in April followed by rounds at Spa, Le Mans, Sao Paulo, Circuit of The Americas, Fuji, Shanghai and Bahrain, which will end two weeks earlier than 2013.

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Sep 20

2014 Tudor United SportsCar Championship Schedule Released

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The 2014 will kick off in Daytona with the Rolex 24. (Photo: Brian Cleary)

After months of speculation, released the calendar for the 2014 Tudor United SportsCar Championship Friday.

Featuring a 12-race schedule, the unified North American series kicks off at the Rolex 24 at Daytona in January, with trips to Sebring, Long Beach, Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, Detroit, Watkins Glen, Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, , Road America, Virginia International Raceway, Circuit of the Americas and Road Atlanta for the season-ending 1,000-mile/10-hour Petit Le Mans.

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Sep 20

Exclusive Interview With FIA WEC CEO Gerard Neveu

Photo Credit: LAT Photographic

(Photo: LAT Photographic)

If you’re a sports car racing fan, the Circuit of The Americas is the place to be this weekend, as the and American Le Mans Series take part in the first-ever Super Endurance Weekend in Austin, Texas.

The six-hour FIA race will be a rare chance to see the factory prototypes from Audi and Toyota, along with a brace of factory GTE entries from Aston Martin, Porsche and Ferrari on U.S. soil, the same cars which battled in the recent 24 Hours of Le Mans.

SPEED caught up with CEO Gerard Neveu, in an exclusive interview, to get his thoughts ahead of the big weekend ahead as well as the future of the globe-trotting championship in America.

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