6 Hours of Circuit of the Americas

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6 Hours of Circuit of the Americas
Austin circuit.svg
Venue Circuit of the Americas
First race 2013
Duration 6 hours

The 6 Hours of Circuit of The Americas[1] is an endurance race for Le Mans Prototypes and grand tourer-style cars held at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. Its first running was on 22 September 2013 as the fifth round of the 2013 FIA World Endurance Championship season.[2]

Results[edit]

Year Overall Winner(s) Entrant Car Distance/Duration Race Title Championship Report
2013 United Kingdom Allan McNish
Denmark Tom Kristensen
France Loïc Duval
Germany Audi Sport Team Joest Audi R18 e-tron quattro 6 hours 6 Hours of Circuit of the Americas FIA World Endurance Championship Report
2014 Switzerland Marcel Fässler
Germany André Lotterer
France Benoît Tréluyer
Germany Audi Sport Team Joest Audi R18 e-tron quattro 6 hours 6 Hours of Circuit of the Americas FIA World Endurance Championship Report
2015 Australia Mark Webber
Germany Timo Bernhard
New Zealand Brendon Hartley
Germany Porsche Team Porsche 919 Hybrid 6 hours 6 Hours of Circuit of the Americas FIA World Endurance Championship Report
2016 Australia Mark Webber
Germany Timo Bernhard
New Zealand Brendon Hartley
Germany Porsche Team Porsche 919 Hybrid 6 hours 6 Hours of Circuit of the Americas FIA World Endurance Championship Report

6 Hours of the Americas[edit]

The 6 Hours of the Americas is an event organised by the Stéphane Ratel Organisation (SRO) and will be part of the inaugural season of the Intercontinental GT Challenge on March 6. On January 29 though it was announced that the race would be cancelled with the official reason a lack of entrants.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Circuit of the Americas (2013-02-02). "CIRCUIT OF THE AMERICAS™ CONFIRMS WEC EVENT FOR 2013 LINE-UP.". Endurance-Info.com. 
  2. ^ "FIA WEC Unveils 2013 Provisional Calendar". FIA World Endurance Championship. 28 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "Intercontinental GT round at COTA to be cancelled". Motorsport.com. 29 January 2016. Retrieved 29 January 2016.