Lola reveal 24-hr race agreement

Huntingdon-based race car manufacturer Lola Cars have announced a link-up with Audi for this year s Le Mans 24-hour race. The Geneva-based Swiss Spirit team will race a Lola B07/10, with factory support from Audi. The announcement means Lola have programm

Huntingdon-based race car manufacturer Lola Cars have announced a link-up with Audi for this year's Le Mans 24-hour race.

The Geneva-based Swiss Spirit team will race a Lola B07/10, with factory support from Audi. The announcement means Lola have programmes involving Honda, Mazda and Audi.

In charge of the new combination of Lola chassis and Audi engine will be experienced sportscar entrant and long-standing Audi customer Fred Stalder, who ran Touring Cars for the German manufacturer in the 1980s and 1990s.

Lola Cars International Ltd Managing Director Rupert Manwaring said: "This is a great opportunity to work with a fellow major player in international sports car racing.


You may also want to watch:


"The LMP1 has undergone a major update for the 2007 season. With these developments, combined with the huge promise the design showed last season, it is another ringing endorsement of the trust that top teams and manufacturers have in Lola products."

This year's Le Mans 24-hour race will take place in June.

Most Read

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter