Marcel Fassler

Marcel Fassler

1976-05-27 (age 45)

Bahrain WEC: Points-leading Porsche takes pole for season finale

Porsche’s Brendon Hartley and Timo Bernhard set pole position for the World Endurance Championship’s season finale at Bahrain, edging them – and Mark Webber – a step closer to the title.

Bahrain WEC: Audi fights back in second practice

Audi fought back in the second free practice session at the Bahrain International Circuit as Marcel Fassler set the fastest ever LMP time with a stunning 1m42.133s effort.

Corvette signs Rockenfeller and Fässler for Daytona, Sebring

Corvette Racing has bolstered its line-up for the first two rounds of the WeatherTech Sportscar Championship with the signing of Marcel Fässler and Mike Rockenfeller.

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 keeps title race open for WEC finale

The #7 Audi R18 e-tron quattro car with Marcel Fässler, André Lotterer, and Benoît Tréluyer is third at Shanghai

Audi on second row at Shanghai

Audi to race in its largest market on Sunday

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.

Audi drivers not worried by Porsche's advance

They have may have seen their WEC points lead eroded by Porsche lately, but all-star Audi trio Andre Lotterer, Marcel Fassler and Benoit Treluyer aren't panicking yet, as they tell Christopher DeHarde.

Porsche snatches top spot from rejuvenated Audi in night practice

Porsche’s Timo Bernhard left it late to topple a renewed challenge from Audi in the second practice session for this weekend’s Six Hours of Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas.

Nurburgring WEC: Audi shade Porsche in FP2

Audi's #7 car continued to head the timesheets after the second 90-minute free practice session at Nurburgring this afternoon.

Audi admits to "series of mistakes" that "won’t happen again"

Audi is evaluating how best to ration its remaining engines on the No.7 World Endurance Championship title-leading car for the remainder of the 2015 campaign.

Lotterer, Fassler to race in Spa 24 Hours

Andre Lotterer will race alongside his WEC Audi teammate Marcel Fassler in the Spa 24 Hours next month.

Le Mans: Audi fast but unfortunate

Third place for Audi in 24-hour race at Le Mans

Advantage Porsche as #7 Audi falters

A key moment in this years Le Mans 24 hours played out at 6:55 this morning when Marcel Fassler was forced to pit the second placed #7 Audi R18 e-tron quattro after it lost half of its rear bodywork.

Hulkenberg leads Le Mans as midnight strikes

As darkness fell at Le Mans there was no relenting of drama and intrigue, as Porsche and Audi went wheel-to-wheel in the battle for the overall lead right up until midnight.

Positive test day for Audi at Le Mans

The three Audi R18 e-tron quattro cars completed detailed programs and reeled off 288 laps.

Audi celebrates second WEC season victory at Spa

Marcel Fässler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer win again.

Audi on second row in qualifying at Spa

Audi expects to be in contention for good race result.

Audi to run two low-downforce spec cars at Spa

Audi is set to run two of its R18 e-tron quattro cars in Le Mans specification at Spa this weekend.

Audi before next WEC thriller

Leaders of the standings Audi on grid with three R18 e-tron quattro.

Benoît Tréluyer: Victory!

Tréluyer, Lotterer and Fässler’s tremendous spells behind the wheel hoisted the #7 Audi crew to the top step of the podium.

Advantage Audi in clash of the WEC titans

After a subdued 2014, Audi came out fighting with a victory at the first round of the new World Endurance season at Silverstone. Sam Smith examines the state of play among the series' big three manufacturers.

Successful season opener for the new Porsche 919 Hybrid at Silverstone

First podium finish at the Six-hours of Silverstone for the new Porsche 919 Hybrid.

Audi beats Porsche in epic Silverstone WEC battle

The #7 Audi of Andre Lotterer, Benoit Treluyer and Marcel Fassler came out on top of an enthralling duel with the #18 Porsche of Romain Dumas, Marc Lieb and Neel Jani to win the WEC-opening 6 Hours of Silverstone.

Halfway at Silverstone: Audi leads the way

Three hours into the six hour season-opener and it's Audi holding court at the front of the field.

Audi starts WEC season from second row

Both Audi R18 e-tron quattro cars of Audi Sport Team Joest in the top five.

Webber and Hartley take Silverstone WEC pole for Porsche

Porsche celebrated a 1-2 in qualifying for the first round of the 2015 World Endurance Championship at Silverstone on Saturday.

Audi fastest again in wet Silverstone FP3

Audi World Endurance Championship star Andre Lotterer set the best time in a wet Free Practice 3 session at Silverstone this morning.

Di Grassi sets Silverstone practice pace for Audi

Lucas di Grassi set the pace for Audi in the first track action of the 2015 World Endurance Championship at Silverstone on Friday.

Audi's Oliver Jarvis: "A dream comes true for me"

Jarvis already knows the Audi R18 e-tron quattro, has contested five FIA WEC races, and has even mounted the podium at Le Mans.

Audi ready to battle for World Endurance Championship title

Better aerodynamics, efficiency and speed: the new R18 e-tron quattro.

Audi prepares for Silverstone season opener

Audi tested the latest generation of its hybrid sports car on the high-speed track in France for two days.

Audi reveals R8 team and driver line-ups

Audi Sport customer racing has announced details of its line-ups for the 2015 season.

Audi encouraged by Sebring test

Audi emerged satisfied with progress from an intensive five day test at Sebring last week with an interim 'test version' of the 2015 spec Audi R18 e-tron quattro.

Just how good is Nissan’s Harry Tincknell?

The British youngster has been snapped up by Nissan as one its six full-season FIA WEC drivers. Sam Smith has seen every one of his endurance races, and was the only journalist to witness his only previous LMP1 test last summer.

Three friends in the Audi R18 e-tron quattro

Putting together driver pairings in endurance racing is no mean feat...

A word from Chris Reinke, Audi Head of LMP

Chris Reinke: "Every manufacturer will try to recover and reuse as much energy as possible."

Three Audi R18 e-tron quattro cars at Le Mans

Tom Kristensen appointed as Grand Marshal at Le Mans 24 Hours

FIA WEC full season entries announced in Paris

35 entries have been confirmed to be taking part in the 2015 World Endurance Championship.

Top 20 photos of 2014: the outtakes

Here are the 51 honorable mentions that didn't quite make the cut for our top 20 photos feature.

Top 10 photos of 2014: WEC

Your weekly dose of top 10 photos from around the world, shot by the award-winning photographers. This week we look at the best WEC photos from this year.

Solid season for Audi Sport customer racing

Three championships, 12 other titles for Audi teams.

Emotional WEC finale for Audi at Interlagos

Kristensen goes out not with a win, but at least a podium in his last race.

Audi must settle for second- and third-row start at Interlagos

Six Hours of Sao Paulo has R18 e-tron quattros starting fourth and sixth.

Porsches on front row in Sao Paulo

Aston Martin dominates GT qualifying for FIA World Endurance Cup finale.

Audi heads for grand WEC finale in Brazil

Battle for manufacturers title and runner-ups spot for the drivers.

Audi is ready for the WEC finale in Brazil

Race will decide manufacturer's title for 2014.

Mr Le Mans Tom Kristensen retires from racing

Nine-time Le Mans winner Tom Kristensen retires from motor racing after his last race in World Endurance Championship the 30th of November, 2014.

Toyota celebrate as Davidson and Buemi are crowned World Champions

Toyota celebrated both success in the FIA World Endurance Drivers’ Championship and winning the 6 Hours of Bahrain race today.

Audi continues to keep WEC title decision in manufacturers classification open in Bahrain

Manufacturers title fight goes down to the wire for the first time.

Fifth place for Audi in qualifying in Bahrain

Marcel Fässler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer on third row.

Audi ready for challenges in Bahrain

Three FIA WEC endurance races within the space of four weeks

Audi scores 22 points in battle for WEC title in China

Audi remains the runner-up in the manufacturers world championship

World Endurance Championship visits Audi's largest market

That's China, by the way -- and Audi is ready to attack Shanghai.

Benoît Tréluyer: First understand, then retaliate!

The three-time Le Mans winners were in damage limitation mode at Fuji Speedway.

Audi maintains its challenge for WEC title in Japan

Audi in second place of the standings after five of eight races

Audi competes in Japan as WEC leader of the standings

Challenging conditions in the foothills of Mount Fuji.