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Audi commits two R18 E-Tron Quattros to final Sebring race for LMP1 cars

by John Neff (RSS feed) on Jan 23rd, 2013 at 3:45PM

We were baffled a few weeks back when the American Le Mans Series and Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series announced new classes that will make up their combined racing program in 2014. Gone from the list is the Le Mans Prototype class, otherwise known as LMP1. The LMP1 class has long been the top dog of endurance racing, both in Europe and the US, so we couldn't figure out why this newly minted racing series was jettisoning it like yesterday's donuts. It appears as if Audi is confused by the move as well. The German brand has announced it will participate in this year's ALMS opening round,... Read More

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