Biela's future with Audi in doubt

Frank Biela's future with Audi's sportscar team is in doubt following the German manufacturer's decision to replace him with Dindo Capello in their American Le Mans Series line-up

Biela's future with Audi in doubt

Capello, who won the Le Mans 24 Hours with Allan McNish and Tom Kristensen two weeks ago, will share the No.1 Audi R10 TDi with Emanuele Pirro for at least the next two races, at Lime Rock Park in a fortnight and Mid-Ohio a week later.

The switch casts a shadow over Biela's future as Audi revealed he was only contracted to contest races prior to Le Mans.

It leaves the five-time Le Mans winner without a race programme for the rest of the season and with no deal in place to remain with Audi beyond this year.

Biela is also a two-time ALMS champion, while Capello is already the most successful driver in ALMS history with 26 race wins and also has two titles to his name, having won the LMP1 championship with McNish for the last two seasons.

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