Andy Priaulx

Andy Priaulx

1974-08-08 (age 46)


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Priaulx steps down from Lynk & Co seat for 2020 WTCR season

Three-time WTCC champion Andy Priaulx has stepped down from his drive with the Cyan Racing Lynk & Co squad for the 2020 World Touring Car Cup season.

Macau WTCR: Priaulx completes Lynk & Co hat-trick

Three-time World Touring Car champion Andy Priaulx claimed his first WTCR victory by holding off Rob Huff in a tense Macau Guia Race finale, completing a hat-trick of wins for Lynk & Co.

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Priaulx lashes out at Catsburg after Suzuka clash

Andy Priaulx says Nicky Catsburg should be excluded from the remainder of the World Touring Car Cup season for their clash at Suzuka, but Catsburg believes Priaulx was at fault.

Suzuka WTCR: Guerrieri wins opener, Priaulx left fuming

Honda driver Esteban Guerrieri moved back into the World Touring Car Cup points lead with victory in the opening race at Suzuka, while Andy Priaulx was left fuming after being taken out by Nicky Catsburg.

Priaulx wants Ford GT to race on without works backing

Andy Priaulx says he would "love" to be part of a semi-works Ford GT programme in future, now that the Blue Oval's factory involvement is coming to an end.

Three-time champion Priaulx makes World Touring Car return

Three-time world champion Andy Priaulx has joined Cyan Racing's Lynk & Co World Touring Car Cup programme for 2019.

Priaulx: Formula E success shows we can't underestimate esports

Ford World Endurance Championship driver Andy Priaulx believes it’s wrong to underestimate esports, after the success of Formula E.

Tincknell on Ford vs. Porsche: “We couldn't have done any more"

Despite finishing only fourth in the 86th Le Mans 24 Hours, Harry Tincknell said he’s pleased with his and the Chip Ganassi Racing team’s performance that saw two of its cars reach the top four.

Ford drivers say weakest WEC tracks now gone

Ford's chances of success in this year's FIA World Endurance Championship have been boosted because the GT's weakest tracks are now off the calendar, believe Harry Tincknell and Andy Priaulx.

Kanaan reunites with Ganassi for Ford Le Mans ride

Despite losing his seat in Chip Ganassi Racing’s reduced IndyCar lineup, Tony Kanaan will race a CGR-run Ford in the 24 Hours of Le Mans for a second straight year.

Ford retains GTE drivers for 2018/19 WEC season

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing has confirmed an unchanged core line-up of drivers for the 2018/19 FIA World Endurance Championship 'superseason'.

WEC BoP has worked "against" Ford all year - Priaulx

Ford WEC ace Andy Priaulx has expressed his “frustration” over a Balance of Performance he believes has been stacked against the Anglo-American squad this season.

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing returns to Fuji

Round 7 of the 2017 FIA World Endurance Championship takes place on Sunday at Fuji Speedway in Japan

Mexico WEC: Porsche locks out front row, Ferrari on top in GT

Porsche blocked out the front row for the first time over a year in qualifying for this weekend's Mexico City round of the FIA World Endurance Championship.

Ford battles door issues to grab Silverstone WEC win

A problem with a door failing to close properly didn't stop the #67 Ford GT winning the GTE Pro class at Silverstone’s FIA World Endurance Championship opening round.

Ford GT job not done yet, says Pericak

Despite winning last year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans, Dave Pericak, Ford Performance’s global director says he is targeting championships with the Ford GT in its sophomore season.

Shanghai WEC: Porsche survives track limits scare for pole

Porsche secured pole position for the WEC 6 Hours of Shanghai, as the combined efforts of Brendon Hartley and Mark Webber were enough for the top spot despite a track limits scare.

Ford “nailed it” on way to Fuji win, says Priaulx

Andy Priaulx says his Ford squad “nailed it” in Sunday’s WEC 6 Hours of Fuji, as the Blue Oval took its first win in the series since its Le Mans 24 Hours triumph.

Inside line: How Ford's four-car attack aims to recreate Le Mans glory

How is Ford celebrating its famous Le Mans victory in 1966? By trying to win the GTE Pro class 50 years on, as Filip Cleeren explains.

Curtain up for Ford's final rehearsal for the Le Mans 24 Hours

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing has its sights set on a clean and trouble-free race in the ‘WEC 6 Hours of Spa’, the final competitive outing before Le Mans.

Ford upbeat over top-three start on GT’s WEC debut

Ford will start its maiden FIA World Endurance Championship GTE Pro race from third and fifth positions at Silverstone, despite a gearbox issue that hampered one of its cars.

Encouraging start for the Ford GTs at Silverstone

The 6 Hours of Silverstone gets underway tomorrow (Sunday) at 12:00hrs BST

Priaulx targeting podium on Ford WEC debut

Ford Chip Ganassi racer Andy Priaulx says the American manufacturer can aim to finish on the podium during its first outing in the World Endurance Championship.

Tincknell begins exciting WEC Ford GT programme at Silverstone

Harry involved in Ford’s FIA World Endurance Championship debut and first race for the new Ford GT in Europe

Prologue extra: Inside the Ford GT's first-ever WEC test

Ford made its World Endurance Championship debut at the Paul Ricard Prologue test, and was on hand to hear from driver Marino Franchitti and snap the best photos of its fantastic new machine.

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.

Dixon, Bourdais, Tincknell added to Ford Le Mans line-up

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing has revealed its driver line-ups for the Le Mans 24 Hours, with IndyCar stars Scott Dixon and Sebastien Bourdais confirmed along with Harry Tincknell and Billy Johnson.

Priaulx leaves door open to future BTCC return

Andy Priaulx says he can picture himself returning to the BTCC in future, having bowed out of the series to compete in the World Endurance Championship.

Priaulx: I didn’t want to get too comfortable at BMW

Andy Priaulx says he decided to leave BMW to join Ford’s new assault on the World Endurance Championship as he feared becoming “too comfortable”.

Ford reveals full-time WEC driver line-up

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing has confirmed that Andy Priaulx, Olivier Pla, Stefan Mucke and Marino Franchitti will form its full-time line-up for the team’s 2016 World Endurance Championship assault.

Ganassi confirms Hartley, Wurz, Priaulx, Stroll for Daytona

Ford Chip Ganassi Racing has assembled an all-star line-up of Brendon Hartley, Alexander Wurz, Andy Priaulx and Lance Stroll to drive one of its Daytona Prototypes in January’s Daytona 24 Hours.

Priaulx: "I lived my dream through BMW"

BMW's departing factory driver Andy Priaulx has paid tribute to the German manufacturer, saying he could not have achieved what he has done without its support.

Exclusive: Priaulx to join Ford's WEC squad

Andy Priaulx is set to race for the Ford GT squad in the FIA WEC next season, can exclusively reveal.

Priaulx/Plato edge Vettel/Hulkenberg to win 2015 ROC Nations' Cup

BTCC duo Andy Priaulx and Jason Plato took the first English victory in the Race of Champions Nations' Cup, defeating Sebastian Vettel and Nico Hulkenberg to take a home soil 2015 win.

Priaulx and Lopez complete Race of Champions field

Touring car stars Andy Priaulx and Jose Maria Lopez will complete the 20-strong field for this month's Race of Champions event in the London Olympic Stadium.

Marc VDS take farewell victory in Estoril

Henry Hassid, Jesse Krohn and Andy Priaulx took the #52 BMW Z4 GTE to class victory by a lap.

Silverstone BTCC: Priaulx takes victory, Shedden moves further clear

Andy Priaulx took his second win of his return campaign to the BTCC, as Gordon Shedden increased his championship lead to 25 points over Jason Plato.

Priaulx confirms he'll skip Rockingham for Paul Ricard

West Surrey Racing driver Andy Priaulx has confirmed that he will miss the next round of the British Touring Car Championship, as originally planned.

Priaulx awaiting BMW's Rockingham decision

Andy Priaulx says he is still awaiting confirmation from BMW as to whether he can take up his usual BTCC seat with West Surrey Racing at Rockingham next month.

Priaulx: BTCC return gaining "real momentum"

Triple World Touring Car champion Andy Priaulx has been buoyed by his recent strong form in the BTCC, saying his return season has gained "real momentum" in the last two rounds.

Priaulx: ‘There’s not a single member of this team satisfied with fourth places’

British star Andy Priaulx has been keeping a close eye on the team since the last ELMS race.

Snetterton BTCC: Goff keeps Plato at bay for maiden win

Jack Goff made the most of his reverse grid pole position in Snetterton race three to claim his first win in the BTCC and MG's first of the 2015 season.

Snetterton BTCC: Turkington wins again as Hondas collide

Despite carrying maximum success ballast after his race one victory, Colin Turkington comfortably converted another pole position into a win in race two at Snetterton.

Priaulx and Jordan lead the way in Snetterton practice

WSR's Andy Priaulx and MG's Andrew Jordan topped the two Saturday practice sessions for BTCC's sixth round at Snetterton.

Top four for Marc VDS in Austria

Andy Priaulx, Jesse Krohn and Henry Hassid move up to fourth place in the European Le Mans Series GTE standings.

Priaulx: “The podium is where we’ve got to aim in Spielberg.”

BMW Team Marc VDS will be hoping to bounce back after missing the podium by less than a second at the last round.

Collard completes BMW clean sweep at Croft

Rob Collard made it three out of three wins for the West Surrey Racing team at Croft in the final race of the BTCC weekend, passing Gordon Shedden to seal the victory.

Tordoff cruises to second Croft win

Sam Tordoff converted pole position into a comfortable lights-to-flag win in the second BTCC race of the weekend at Croft, ahead of Jason Plato and Colin Turkington.

Priaulx beats Tordoff to first win since return

Andy Priaulx secured a first win in the BTCC since his return to the series by beating West Surrey Racing teammate Sam Tordoff in the first race at Croft.

Tordoff beats Priaulx to BTCC pole at Croft

Sam Tordoff came out on top in a battle with West Surrey Racing teammate Andy Priaulx to claim pole position for the first of this weekend’s BTCC races at Croft.

Plato holds off Shedden to double up at Oulton

Jason Plato became the first driver this season to secure back-to-back BTCC wins at Oulton Park, resisting a strong challenge by Gordon Shedden to seal the victory.

Plato survives fire to take Oulton pole from Neal

Jason Plato will start Sunday’s opening BTCC race at Oulton Park from pole position after surviving a brake fire to top a tight qualifying session.

Plato breaks lap record in Oulton Park practice

Jason Plato signalled his intent ahead of this weekend’s BTCC races at Oulton Park, breaking his own lap record from two years ago and topping both practice sessions.

Free practice day in Imola for the European Le Mans Series

Wet and dry track conditions on ELMS free practice day in Imola.

Priaulx: BMW still struggling with top speed

West Surrey Racing’s Andy Priaulx admits that the team’s BMWs are still down on top-end speed ahead of Sunday’s races at Thruxton.

Neal holds off Jordan to win chaotic Donington finale

Matt Neal took his second BTCC win of 2015 in the final race of the day at Donington, fending off Andrew Jordan in the closing laps after the pair emerged from a frenetic multi-car lead tussle.

Turkington dominates eventful second Donington race

A commanding drive from Colin Turkington gave Team BMR back-to-back wins in the second BTCC race at Donington, as Matt Neal and Adam Morgan completed the podium after surviving an entertaining scrap.

Plato romps to first BMR win at Donington

Jason Plato secured his first victory as a Team BMR driver in the first BTCC race at Donington in imperious fashion, taking a lead he would never lose on the opening lap.

Turkington pips Shedden and Plato to Donington pole

Reigning champion Colin Turkington took pole position for Sunday's opening BTCC race at Donington, beating Gordon Shedden and Jason Plato in a late qualifying showdown.

Plato dominates BTCC practice at Donington

Team BMR's Jason Plato showed his intent by topping both free practice sessions for the second round of the BTCC at Donington Park.