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Dec 11

F1: Ferrari To Use De La Rosa, Bianchi In Bahrain Tire Test

F1: Ferrari Names De la Rosa, Bianchi For Bahrain Tire Test

Pedro de la Rosa (left) of Spain and Ferrari is seen in the F1 paddock. (Photo: Getty Images)

Ferrari has confirmed that Pedro de la Rosa and Jules Bianchi will take part in next week’s Pirelli test in Bahrain.

The team says that the Spaniard will use the test to continue his job of improving the correlation between the Maranello simulator and the track.

Dec 11

SportsCars: Mark Webber Makes Porsche Testing Debut

SportsCars: Mark Webber Makes Porsche Testing Debut

Mark Webber begins testing with Porsche for FIA WEC. (Photo: Courtesy of Porsche)

With the Formula One season in the books, Mark Webber was finally able to turn his first laps aboard Porsche’s as yet unnamed LMP1 car. The Australian is still under contract to Red Bull Racing through the end of 2013, but received the team’s blessing to test in an unbranded white firesuit at the Autódromo Internacional do Algarve near Portimão, Portugal.

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 Audi R18 e-tron quattro is seen testing at Sebring International Raceway on Dec. 10. (Photo: Perrywinkle Jones)

Photos of the new Audi 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.

Dec 10

SportsCars: Sebring Testing Dates For TUDOR Championship Confirmed

SportsCars: Sebring Testing Dates For TUDOR Championship Confirmed

The No. 0 DeltaWing Racing DWC13 driven by Katherine Legge and Andy Myrick.
(Photo: Richard Dole/LAT Photo)

Sebring International Raceway and International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) officials on Tuesday confirmed dates for open testing for the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and other IMSA-sanctioned series.