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Qatar eyeing “big surprises” with Formula 1 bid confirmed and potential Dakar Rally discussed

While Qatar’s aspirations to host a Formula 1 race have been known for some time the decision to aim for a street race around Lusail has taken many by surprise. With the Losail International Circuit just miles from Lusail these … Continue reading

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WEC opens with familiar Audi victory at Sebring

Audi claimed their tenth Sebring 12 Hours success with Tom Kristensen and Dindo Capello emerging victorious after an exciting season opener to the inaugural World Endurance Championship. The trio claimed their third victory in the historic race with Krisensen extending … Continue reading

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As expected Audi claim tenth Sebring 12 Hours success

Tom Kristensen, Allan McNish and Dindo Capello emerged victorious after an exciting Sebring 12 Hours that saw Audi dominate throughout. The German marquee claimed their tenth victory in the most prestigious sportscar race in theUS. Ultimately consistency was the overriding … Continue reading

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Bernard closing on the lead at Sebring

With Timo Bernard at the wheel the number three Audi has started to close the gap to Dindo Capello at the front of the field at the Sebring 12 Hours. The German has just posted his fastest lap of the … Continue reading

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Audi 1-2-3 after five hours at Sebring

Tom Krisenson and the crew of the number three Audi have opened a slender lead after five hours of the Sebring 12 Hours before the Dane handed over driving duties to Dindo Capello during a pitstop. Kristenson was thwarted by … Continue reading

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The ripple effects of Peugeot’s pullout

The midweek news that Peugeot will withdraw with immediate effect from sportscar racing sent shockwaves reverberating throughout the motorsport community. The French manufacturer cited falling sales of its cars in Europe as their reason for the withdrawal and a desire … Continue reading

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Peugeot confirms withdrawal from sportscar racing

Peugeot has announced that they will withdraw from sportscar racing with immediate effect. The French manufacturer has cited the current economic climate as the reason for their withdrawl with falling sales clearly a key factor in the decision. A statement … Continue reading

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