Gearbox problems deliver ALMS championship set back at COTA.
This result means that the team is now in fifth place in the FIA World Endurance Championship.
REBELLION Racing achieves a solid fourth place finish in the first FIA WEC 6 Hours of the Circuit Of The Americas.
It was the first podium of the season for Lotus Praga LMP2 and also the biggest success for the team so far in the FIA World Endurance Championship.
On its first visit, the ORECA 03, powered by a Nissan V8 conquered the Circuit of the Americas – taking a 1-2 finish thanks to the pair of teams running the car.
Audi R18 e-tron quattro remains unbeaten in 2013.
6 Hours of The Circuit of The Americas: Audi, ORECA and Aston Martin claim victory
The Aston Martin Vantage teams are holding the lead in the World Endurance Championship race on the Circuit of The Americas
1:52.081 - the laptime by Nick Heidfeld and Mathias Beche which places the #12 Lola-Toyota on the second row of the grid at Austin
OAK Racing Morgan-Nissans setting the second and third-quickest time in the LM P2 category.
#99 Valero-liveried Aston came out on top with an average lap time of 2:04.628 thanks to Bruno Senna and Fred Makowiecki.
Top of the GTE Class in Texas for Aston Martin and Ferrari
It was a dry Free Practice 3 for the WEC teams at the Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas. Audi driver Lotterer set the fastest time in the final practice prior to qualifying.
The rain in Austin, Texas became heavy enough for the World Endurance Championship officials to call off second practice
The World Endurance Championship prepares for 2014 with the same eight events as 2013 but with a date change to the season finale.
Oliver Gavin: “It’s a great chance for me to compete both in the ALMS with Corvette Racing and in the WEC with Aston Martin Racin."
The team will continue to run the five V8-powered Vantage GTEs that competed at the 24 Hours of Le Mans and at the last round of the championship, the Six Hours of Sao Paulo, three in the GTE Pro class and two in GTE Am.
Krohn Racing has been waiting all season for this week – to race in the United States, in their home state of Texas! Round Five of the 2013 FIA World Endurance Championship is September 20-22 at the Circuit of the Americas (COTA) in Austin, Texas.
Action at the Circuit of the Americas begins with a test day on Thursday
Bobby Rahal: “It’s an honor to be asked to throw the Green Flag for the first of hopefully many exciting races for the series at Circuit of The Americas,”