Tag Archive: Benoit Treluyer

Oct 09

WEC: Brendon Hartley leads Porsche fightback in FP2

Benoit Treluyer was second in FP2 for Audi Sport Team Joest

Porsche emerged fastest in the second of today’s Free Practice sessions at Fuji Speedway as the teams continue to prepare for Sunday’s sixth round of the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 06

WEC 6 Hours of Circuit of the Americas (video teaser)

To be competed on September 18-19.

WEC logo After Silverstone, Spa-Francorchamps, Le Mans and the Nürburgring, the contenders of the 2015 World Endurance Championship will reach Texas for the 6 Hours of the Circuit of the Americas. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 11

Le Mans 24 hours: Porsche sweeps front of Le Mans grid

Thursday updates

2015-06-14Although the weather forecast called for scattered thunderstorms, the race track remained dry throughout both Qualifying Practice sessions tonight at Le Mans.

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Jun 06

It’s the simple thing that make Le Mans

It may be one of the world’s most iconic motorsport events, but there’s so much more to Le Mans than just a race

Benoît Tréluyer  Audi 1 As Benoît Tréluyer prepares for the 83rd edition of the French endurance classic, where he hopes to be fighting for his fourth victory, the Frenchman takes us on a journey through his Le Mans experience.   Read the rest of this entry »

May 02

Audi take hard fought victory in Belgium (+video, updated)

6 hours of Spa-Francorchamps WEC

2015-05-02-Thursday-008The no7 Audi R18 e-tron quattro of Andre Lotterer, Benoit Treluyer and Marcel Fassler took a second victory from two starts in 2015 with a hard fought win at the WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps that had the large Belgian crowd on the edge of their seats.

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Apr 12

FIA WEC: Audi win Silverstone thriller to lift the Tourist Trophy

G-Drive take 1-2 LMP2 Finish

Marcel Fässler, Benoit Tréluyer and Andre Lotterer became the latest names to be added to the impressive roll of honour on the base of the 110 year old Tourist Trophy after Marcel Fässler took the chequered flag in the no7 Audi Sport R18 e-tron quattro to win the 6 Hours of Silverstone.

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Nov 19

FIA WEC: Round 7 at the 6 Hours of Bahrain

“Determined to fight back”

Benoît Tréluyer  Audi 1 Benoît Tréluyer and his Audi Sport crew-mates Marcel Fässler and André Lotterer extracted every ounce of performance from their R18 e-tron quattro. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 15

Le Mans 24 Hours: Audi claims its 13th victory after a nail-biting race! (updated)

The 82nd edition kept all its promises 

2014-06-15-1791For Audi and the trio Marcel Fässler-André Lotterer-Benoît Tréluyer, victory didn’t come into view until late Sunday morning, against Toyota and Porsche.

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Nov 16

Sebring International Raceway Test: Day 1 report

Testing continues Sunday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logoThe TUDOR United SportsCar Championship took to the track with its first open test on Saturday, with 19 teams taking to Sebring International Raceway for an all-day test session. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 17

Audi sweeps at Sebring with Hybrid Power

Corvette wins for first time in 12 Hours since 2009

12 Hours of Sebring logoAudi Sport extended its remarkable run at Sebring International Raceway on Saturday. Marcel Fassler, Benoit Treluyer and Oliver Jarvis won the 61st Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh from Florida in their No. 1 Audi R18 e-tron quattro – the first hybrid car to win at Sebring and in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 14

Fassler fastest for Audi in Second Sebring practice

Bruni winds it up late to go fastest in GT for Risi

American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón logo12 Hours of Sebring logoMarcel Fassler kept Audi Sport on top in the early going at Sebring International Raceway with the fastest time in the day’s second practice session for the 61st Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh from Florida. Fassler, two-time and defending winner at the Le Mans 24 Hours for Audi, set a best time of 1:45.806 (127.252 mph) in the No. 1 Audi R18 e-tron quattro he co-drives with Benoit Treluyer and Oliver Jarvis. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 18

AUDI R18 e-tron quattro with Williams Hybrid Power Technology makes history

As the first hybrid vehicle to win Le Mans

Williams Hybrid Power logo2012-06-13_0009The Audi R18 e-tron quattro, supported by Williams Hybrid Power’s (WHP) innovative electric flywheel technology, has won the 80th running of the 24 hours of Le Mans and in the process made history as the first hybrid powered vehicle to finish on the podium.

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Mar 12

McNish, Audi start strong in Sebring testing

 Level 5 out front in P2, Ferraris strong in GT

Audi 2012-03-12ALMSAudi Sport Team Joest’s Allan McNish set the best time of Monday’s opening test for the 60th Anniversary Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring. The three-time winner of America’s greatest sports car race set a time of 1:47.187 (125.612 mph) in the Audi R18 he will share with Dindo Capello and Tom Kristensen. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 02

Under pressure all weekend

In Super GT round 4  in Sugo Japan 
Benoît Tréluyer 2011-07-31Super GTLast weekend’s fourth Super GT round of 2011 at Sugo, in the Miyagi district which was badly affected by Japan’s recent earthquake and subsequent nuclear disaster, was understandably of particular significance to the championship and Benoît Tréluyer whose race was marred by tyre issues. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 14

Audi wins the 24 Hours of Le Mans 2011! (updated)

 79’th edition

24 Heures du MansAudi Sport Team Joest Audi R18 TDI driven by Marcel Fässler, André Lotterer and Benoit Treluyer fought its way to a magnificent win of the 79’th runing of the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans 2011. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 04

Le Mans 24 Hours: Benoît Tréluyer’s four golden rules to win Le Mans!

+ OAK Racing targeting fourth consecutive Le Mans 24 Hours podium
+ Michael Waltrip and Robert Kauffman information (AF Corse Ferrari 458 Italia)
+ Lola at Le Mans 2011: 7 days to go! (Nicolas Prost Q&A)

To have any chance of winning the biggest motor race in the world you obviously need a fast and reliable car, but it’s not the only factor. Benoît reveals the four simple rules that can help tip the balance! Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 26

Super GT 500 – Motegi – Round 7

2011 is in sight!

Whilst the Motul-Autech team’s #23 Nissan GT-R was still in the hunt for the title entering the final round of the Super GT championship, Benoît Tréluyer knew that the task was going to be a difficult one. After all, only a victory would do. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 05

“A formidable team.”

At Petit Le Mans Road Atlanta last weekend

Petit Le Mans, the second round of the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup, did not provide the result that either Benoît Tréluyer or the Audi team were hoping for. However, this did not prevent the Frenchman from providing a positive debrief of his second experience at the wheel of the Audi R15 TDI, and his first on North American soil. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 01

Davidson leads Peugeot pole sweep for Petit Le Mans (+result & photos)

Second straight year with 908s on Atlanta front row

Peugeot swept the front row for Petit Le Mans powered by MAZDA 2 on Friday with Anthony Davidson taking pole position with a lap of 1:07.187 at Road Atlanta. The British pilot put his Peugeot 908 HDi ahead of Pedro Lamy in the sister car by 0.222 seconds. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 01

“A happy reunion with the Audi team” – Benoit Treluyer

Petit Le Mans atRoad-Atlanta – Round 2 of the ILMC

Petit Le Mans, held at the Road Atlanta circuit, represents the second round of the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup (ILMC), and is set to play host to this year’s fourth confrontation between the factory Audi and Peugeot teams. Whilst the French manufacturer won at Spa-Francorchamps and Silverstone it was the German marque who clinched victory at the Le Mans 24 Hours, and they now have their sights set on the ILMC title. Read the rest of this entry »

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