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Filipe Albuquerque

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UNITED AUTOSPORTS CONFIRMED AS FIA WORLD ENDURANCE LMP2 CHAMPIONS AT BAHRAIN

United Autosports were officially crowned FIA World Endurance LMP2 Champions at Bahrain on Saturday night as they rounded off their record breaking season with a fourth place finish at the end of the eight hour race. Phil Hanson and Filipe Albuquerque were also named FIA WEC Driver’s Champions, with Paul Di Resta finishing second – … Continue reading

WHELEN ENGINEERING RACING CADILLAC FINISHES FIFTH AT ROAD ATLANTA

The Whelen Engineering Cadillac drivers Pipo Derani (Brazil), Felipe Nasr (Brazil) and Filipe Albuquerque (Portugal) finished fifth in today’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Petit Le Mans at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta. Nasr started third in the No. 31 Whelen Engineering/Action Express Cadillac DPi-V.R. All three drivers kept the No. 31 Cadillac out of trouble and … Continue reading

WHELEN ENGINEERING AND THE THREE FE(I)LIPES READY FOR ROAD ATLANTA

Whelen Engineering Racing drivers Pipo (Felipe) Derani (Brazil), Felipe Nasr (Brazil) and Filipe Albuquerque (Portugal) are ready this weekend’s six-hour IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, as part of the Grand Prix race weekend, Sept. 4-6. The Whelen Engineering/Action Express team brings a lot of momentum with them heading into this … Continue reading

UNITED AUTOSPORTS PREPARING FOR FIRST RACE OF 2020

United Autosports are preparing for the next round of the FIA World Endurance Championship this weekend at the Circuit of the Americas, Austin, Texas. (22-23 February). The British team head to the USA for round five of the world championship after winning the previous race in Bahrain in December last year. The team now lie … Continue reading

WHELEN ENGINEERING RACING READY FOR ROLEX 24

Whelen Engineering Racing is ready for the season opening IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Rolex 24 Hour At Daytona to run January 25-26. Season long drivers Felipe Nasr and Pipo Derani will have help from familiar Action Express Racing drivers Mike Conway and Filipe Albuquerque for the 58th running of the twice-around-the-clock classic to run at … Continue reading

UNITED AUTOSPORTS SCORE EMPHATIC MAIDEN FIA WEC VICTORY

United Autosports claimed its most prestigious victory in its 10 year racing history when Phil Hanson, Filipe Albuquerque and Paul Di Resta spectacularly won the 8 Hours of Bahrain today (14 Dec). Contesting only its seventh race with the Oreca chassis and fourth as a full FIA World Endurance Championship entrant, the British team recorded … Continue reading

PHIL HANSON AND FILIPE ALBUQUERQUE RETURN TO UNITED AUTOSPORTS FOR 2020 EUROPEAN LE MANS SERIES

United Autosports are pleased to confirm that Phil Hanson and Filipe Albuquerque will return to the team for the 2020 European Le Mans Series. The duo, who have been team mates since the start of the 2018 season, will race behind the wheel of the Oreca 07 once again. Since the chassis switch in July … Continue reading

UNITED AUTOSPORTS RECORDS SECOND CONSECUTIVE THIRD-PLACE WEC FINISH IN DRAMATIC CHINESE RACE

United Autosports remains sixth in the LMP2 Team’s rankings but importantly closed the gap after the British team claimed its second consecutive third-place FIA World Endurance Championship race finish today (10 Nov). The #22 Oreca of Phil Hanson, Filipe Albuquerque and Paul Di Resta missed out on second place by less than five seconds in … Continue reading

UNITED AUTOSPORTS CHASING FIRST FIA WEC RACE WIN IN CHINA

United Autosports are preparing for the third round of the FIA World Endurance Championship this weekend at Shanghai, China (8-10 November). Paul Di Resta returns to the team for the third round, after missing the Fuji event last month. He will rejoin Phil Hanson and Filipe Albuquerque in the #22 Oreca 07 who alongside Oliver … Continue reading

LATE RACE HEARTBREAK FOR MUSTANG SAMPLING RACING AT ROAD ATLANTA

Despite holding the lead of the ten hour Motul Petit Le Mans with less than 20 minutes to go, it was a third heartbreaking chapter for the No. 5 Mustang Sampling Cadillac DPi-V.R at Road Atlanta on Saturday. Filipe Albuquerque pulled away on the final restart with 25 minutes remaining in the 10-hour enduro and … Continue reading

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