Andre Lotterer

Andre Lotterer

1981-11-19 (age 38)

Lotterer joins Vergne at Techeetah Formula E squad

Porsche LMP1 star Andre Lotterer has signed to race for Techeetah in Formula E next season alongside ex-Formula 1 racer Jean-Eric Vergne.

Porsche star Lotterer says LMP1 exit “leaves a huge hole”

Porsche LMP1 driver Andre Lotterer says the German marque's decision to quit the LMP1 class of the FIA World Endurance Championship is sad for the sport and "leaves a huge hole". 

Lotterer rejoins Audi for Spa 24 Hours assault

Porsche LMP1 driver Andre Lotterer will return to the wheel of an Audi in this weekend's Spa 24 Hours. 

Nurburgring WEC: Porsche claims 1-2 finish on home turf

Porsche drivers Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley and Earl Bamber followed up on their Le Mans 24 Hours victory last month with another FIA World Endurance Championship win at the Nurburgring. 

Porsche #1 crew were “nursing” car home when it quit

The drivers from the #1 Porsche that gave up a 13-lap lead of the Le Mans 24 Hours on Sunday morning said they had been trying to drive really conservatively to not stress the 919 Hybrid.

Le Mans 24h: Drama for Porsche with four hours left

The 85th running of the Le Mans 24 Hours took another dramatic twist with a little under four hours to go, as the leading #1 Porsche slowed on track with a lead of 13 laps over the nearest opposition.

Le Mans 24h: Porsche extends huge lead, GT fight intensifies

Porsche continues to hold a massive advantage in the 85th Le Mans 24 Hours with seven hours of the race remaining, as daybreak arrived at La Sarthe.

Super Formula plans faster new car for 2019

The organisers of Japan’s flagship Super Formula series plan to introduce a new car for 2019 that is even faster than the current one.

Porsche LMP Team faces hard fight for the overall victory

German manufacturer's team will again fight for the crown jewels of endurance motorsports in attempting to win the 24 Hours of Le Mans

Le Mans safety changes dilute challenge, warn drivers

Praise of the latest wave of circuit safety upgrades at Le Mans has been tempered with concerns that the famous circuit is losing its character.

Lotterer wants increased Super Formula tyre degradation

Super Formula points leader Andre Lotterer says he would be in favour of increasing tyre degradation in the Japanese series.

Okayama Super Formula: Lotterer cruises to Race 1 win

Andre Lotterer won the first of the two Okayama Super Formula races after sprinting past pole-sitter Yuhi Sekiguchi at the start.

Spa WEC: Porsche stuns Toyota to grab pole

Porsche grabbed pole for the WEC 6 Hours of Spa after coming out on top against practice pacesetter Toyota in Friday afternoon's qualifying session.

Lotterer sweeps Super Formula test, Gasly shines again

Andre Lotterer ended the pre-season Super Formula test at Suzuka on top, while GP2 champion Pierre Gasly was the top Honda-powered driver in third overall.

Lotterer leads first Super Formula test day as Gasly impresses

Team TOM'S driver Andre Lotterer was quickest on the first day of 2017 Super Formula pre-season testing at Suzuka, as Red Bull junior Pierre Gasly led the Honda contingent.

Top 10 most exciting driver changes of 2017

While the silly season doesn't offer a lot of racing, driver movements always increase anticipation for the upcoming year. David Gruz picks the 10 most exciting changes ahead of the 2017 motorsport season.

Lotterer: WEC should consider customer LMP1 hybrid systems

Andre Lotterer believes the FIA World Endurance Championship should consider offering a customer hybrid system in the LMP1 class as a way to encourage new entries in future.'s Top 10 LMP1 drivers of 2016

Audi's final season in sportscar racing was one to cherish, with the quality of the racing and the competition in the FIA WEC's LMP1 class as good as ever in 2016. Sam Smith and Jamie Klein pick out their 10 standout performers.

Porsche confirms Lotterer, Tandy, Bamber for 2017

Porsche has confirmed that Andre Lotterer, Nick Tandy and Earl Bamber will all be joining the German manufacturer's LMP1 line-up next season.

Lotterer to make Porsche switch for 2017 WEC season

Andre Lotterer has reached an agreement to race for the Porsche LMP1 team in the FIA World Endurance Championship in 2017, has learned.

Analysis: The state of play in the LMP1 driver market

Audi's exit from the FIA World Endurance Championship has left many highly qualified drivers unemployed, meaning a major shake-up in the 2017 driver market is likely. Jamie Klein examines the state of play.

Audi boss responds to quit rumours: “Nothing is decided”

Audi’s Head of Motorsport Dr Wolfgang Ullrich has responded to reports in the German press that the manufacturer is set to withdraw from LMP1 after 2017, insisting nothing has yet been decided.

Austin WEC: Porsche scoops victory from Audi at COTA

The Porsche 919 of reigning champions Mark Webber, Brendon Hartley and Timo Bernhard scored its third FIA World Endurance Championship victory on the trot in the 6 Hours of COTA – a race Audi will feel it should have won.

Austin WEC: Audi locks out front row for 6 Hours of COTA

Audi dominated qualifying for the 6 Hours of COTA, locking out the front row in Austin as Porsche struggled to match its raw pace in warm conditions.

Austin WEC: Jarvis tops first practice session for Audi

Audi’s Oliver Jarvis led the way in the opening free practice session for Saturday’s 6 Hours of COTA, round six of the FIA World Endurance Championship in Austin.

Webber: Porsche deserved Mexico win after strong Audi challenge

Porsche’s reigning FIA World Endurance Champion Mark Webber believes his #1 919 Hybrid thoroughly deserved its victory in the 6 Hours of Mexico – despite a strong challenge from rivals Audi.

Audi ace Lotterer rues lost opportunity of Mexico victory

Audi’s Andre Lotterer says he was “looking really good” for victory in the WEC 6 Hours of Mexico, until a brake problem caused him to crash and hand the race to rivals Porsche.

Mexico WEC: Hartley Porsche fastest in final practice

Porsche’s Brendon Hartley set the fastest time in the third and final practice session for the 6 Hours of Mexico, the fifth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship.

Analysis: WEC’s Mexican adventure is a step into the unknown

This weekend, the FIA World Endurance Championship enters uncharted territory in Mexico for its 1000bhp hybrids – with teams admitting they don’t know quite what to expect apart from ultra-high speeds and cooling headaches.

Formula E “more philosophy than sport” – Lotterer

Andre Lotterer says he has no particular interest in driving a Formula E car, as he reckons the series is more of a “philosophy” than a “sport”.

Audi stars pay tribute to former engineer Leena Gade

Audi World Endurance Championship stars Andre Lotterer and Marcel Fassler have paid tribute to their long-time race engineer Leena Gade following her departure from the German squad earlier this year.

Lotterer says cooler conditions blunted Audi's challenge

Andre Lotterer says that Audi was caught out by a cooling track in the WEC 6 Hours of Nurburgring, as the team found itself powerless to challenge sister marque Porsche for victory in the latter stages.

Nurburgring WEC: Audi locks out front row ahead of Porsche

The #7 Audi of Andre Lotterer and Marcel Fassler will start the WEC 6 Hours of Nurburgring from pole position, as the team beat sister marque Porsche to sweep the front row after a strategic battle in mixed conditions.

Fassler: Treluyer absence will make Nurburgring race feel “bizarre”

Audi’s Marcel Fassler has admitted that the Six Hours of Nurburgring will feel “bizarre” without the injured Benoit Treluyer.

Benoit Treluyer: "Audi gains momentum ahead of this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours"

The triple Le Mans winners were able to find solace in the #8 sister car winning the race.

Audi can fight second Porsche at Spa, says Jarvis

Audi driver Oliver Jarvis says the #1 Porsche will be difficult to beat in the WEC 6 Hours of Spa, but is confident of taking the fight to the #2 car.

Audi on second and third rows at Spa

The two R18 cars had to admit defeat to their competitors on the 7.004-kilometer circuit at Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium.

Lotterer warns Porsche remains ahead of Audi on pace

Andre Lotterer has cautioned that his Audi Sport WEC team still lags behind chief rival on Porsche for pace despite taking an on-the-road race victory in the Silverstone season opener.

Suzuka Super Formula: Yamamoto dominates, Vandoorne takes debut podium

Naoki Yamamoto cruised to a lights-to-flag win at the Super Formula season opener at Suzuka, as McLaren protege Stoffel Vandoorne took third place on his series debut.

Suzuka Super Formula: Yamamoto takes season's first pole, Vandoorne fourth

Team Mugen’s Naoki Yamamoto took pole position for the season-opening round of Super Formula on Saturday, topping all three legs of qualifying at Suzuka.

Audi blames “bouncing” for WEC exclusion, will not appeal

Audi has withdrawn its appeal after its winning car was excluded from the opening round of the FIA World Endurance Championship at Silverstone.

Audi to appeal Silverstone exclusion

Audi Sport Team Joest has elected to appeal the decision to exclude the #7 Audi R18 from the opening World Endurance Championship race of the season at Silverstone.

Audi excluded from Silverstone WEC win for worn skidblock

Audi has lost victory in the opening round of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship following post-race scrutineering at Silverstone, handing the win to Porsche.

Porsche “still the favourites” for Silverstone win – Lotterer

Audi driver Andre Lotterer believes that Porsche remains the favourite to take victory in the FIA WEC season opener at Silverstone, despite the Ingolstadt marque sweeping the front row in qualifying.

Audi ill-suited to Silverstone layout, says Lotterer

Three-time Le Mans 24 Hours winner Andre Lotterer expects Audi to be behind Porsche in the FIA WEC season opener at Silverstone, with the track not suiting the car.

Yamamoto, Nakajima fastest in final Super Formula test

Naoki Yamamoto and Kazuki Nakajima were quickest in the two-day final pre-season Super Formula test at Okayama International Circuit.

Lotterer: "The new Audi is one of the biggest steps we've made"

Audi sportscar ace Andre Lotterer speaks to about the advances the German manufacturer has made with its latest LMP1 contender for this year's World Endurance Championship.

Super Formula should be a route to F1 - Lotterer

Andre Lotterer believes the Japanese Super Formula championship should be regarded as a legitimate route to Formula 1 because of how many established professional drivers race in it.

Porsche ends WEC Prologue testing in command

Porsche remained on top in the final test session of the World Endurance Championship Prologue at Paul Ricard, completing a clean sweep of best times.

Porsche stays on top in WEC Prologue night session

Porsche completed its clean sweep of the opening day of the World Endurance Championship Prologue test at Paul Ricard, as Neel Jani set the pace during the night session on Friday.

Lotterer, Nakajima top Super Formula test at Suzuka

Andre Lotterer and Daisuke Nakajima finished on top of the timesheets in the two-day Super Formula pre-season test at Suzuka.

Top 10 FIA WEC LMP1 drivers of 2015's endurance racing correspondent Sam Smith picks out his top 10 LMP1 full-timers from the World Endurance Championship in 2015.

Bahrain WEC: Webber crowned world champion as Porsche prevails

Mark Webber, Brendon Hartley and Timo Bernhard are the new World Endurance Champions after a thrilling Bahrain finale, won by the sister 919 Hybrid of Neel Jani, Marc Lieb and Romain Dumas.

Bahrain WEC: Webber Porsche fastest in first practice

The championship-leading Porsche 919 Hybrid of Mark Webber, Timo Bernhard and Brendon Hartley set the practice pace as dusk descended in Bahrain ahead of the World Endurance Championship finale.

Benoît Tréluyer: “Looking to end on a high!”

Benoît Tréluyer, André Lotterer and Marcel Fässler will give their all in the #7 Audi R18 e-tron quattro.

Audi on second row at Shanghai

Audi to race in its largest market on Sunday

Fuji WEC: Hartley sets pace for Porsche on opening day

Porsche's Brendon Hartley set the fastest lap during free practice for this weekend's 6 Hours of Fuji.

The FIA World Council approved power limitation for the LMP1 cars

The WMSC approved the Endurance Commission’s proposal to limit the releasable power for energy recovery systems in LMP1 cars.

Audi remains in front after Austin

Marcel Fässler, André Lotterer and Benoît Tréluyer maintain their position at the top of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) with Audi.