The news that Nissan Motorsport will not make the start of the FIA World Endurance Championship season comes as no major surprise to many.
Motorsport.com's Sam Smith spoke with Advanced Engine Research's founder and chairman Mike Lancaster about the P60 engine and their foray into the LMP1 class.
The switch is effective immediately.
The nine Le Mans drivers and pairings for Nissan have been announced.
At Paul Ricard, on March 27 and 28 the so called Prologue will take place, a joint test for the entire field of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC).
Toyota LMP1 driver Stephane Sarrazin joined Richard Bradley and Matt Howson in Le Castellet to sample the new car.
Motorsport.com spoke to new Audi Sport Team Joest driver Rene Rast today as he prepared for a full day of testing at Sebring in the No.9 Audi R18 e-tron Quattro on Thurday.