Round 5 of the FIA WEC Is Headed to Austin, Texas
Audi?s Turbo diesel hybrid vs. Toyota?s hybrid battle once again but this time, for American supremacy. Round five of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) is headed to Austin, Texas with Friday practice sessions just about underway. For both Audi and Toyota, the Circuit of the Americas track layout and even the locale is entirely new territory: The brand new 5.515-kilometer track located just south-east of Austin provide neither Audi nor Toyota -- The only two manufacturer challengers in LMP2 ? any advantage with regard to previous experience. The track features 20 turns and over 134 ft. of elevation change from its upper most to its lower most point.