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    24 Hours of Le Mans

    News and more from the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

    1. Truth in 24 II Website Now Live: U.S. Premieres Begin this Week



      The eagle-eyed Audi motorsport fans over at the Audi Motorsport Bog must have been checking daily, because they were first to break the story that the Truth in 24 II website is now live and feature laden. Linked below, the site includes a trailer for the movie as well as a regular flow of details about the movie's launch.

      We will have a longer feature of the behind-the-scenes story about the decision to make ...
    2. Attention Audi Fans Near NYC: We've Got Passes for an Exclusive Audi Forum NY Event This Weekend



      Just an FYI to our most ardent readers and Audi fans, Audi will he holding an exclusive invitation only event this weekend at the Audi Forum New York at Park and 47th in Manhattan. We've got a number of invitations blocked for Fourtitude with the intention to share with our readers.

      What's the event? We have it on good word that this will mark a premier of the new 'Truth ...
    3. Audi R18 ultra Completes Monza Test + Photos & Video



      Audi Sport just finished a test at Monza and we're finding photos and video popping up online depicting the event. First up (as seen above) are photos from the Balang Project blog.

      The blog has a whole collection of shots in addition to the one above and in them you can clearly see some changes in the car's design. First and foremost is the side window design and maybe even driver position ...
    4. Toyota Pulls out of WEC Spa-Francorchamps Round Following Accident in Testing



      In a surprise move, Toyota has withdrawn from the WEC round at Spa-Francorchamps scheduled for May 5. Sources at Toyota revealed that one of the Toyota prototypes with Nicolas Lapierre at the wheel experienced an accident that required the team writing off that particular tub. As a result, the team won't be ready to go by Spa.

      For Audi this means ...
    5. Audi Confirms Truth in 24 II Documentary about 2011 24 Hours of Le Mans



      It looks like the cat is out of the bag. Audi's microsite for its documentary Truth in 24 ( http://www.truth-in-24.com/ ) now shows a graphic for its sequel to the NFL Films directed documentary about the 2008 24 Hours of Le Mans.

      Of course 2011 was perhaps one of the most momentous 24 Hours of Le Mans on record so doing a movie about it **seemed** a natural. "Seemed" is the operative term though because NFL Films ...
    6. Video + More Photos: Coverage of the Audi R18 e-tron quattro Launch in Munich



      In case you haven't satiated your hunger for more information about the R18 e-tron quattro, we've just uploaded a few more assets including more photos from the live event and two videos provided by Audi on our YouTube channel Fourtitube. The videos share similar content, with the first an edited and narrated shorter version. The ...
    7. #4FACT - Titanium Exhaust Manufacturer @MyAkrapovic Has Made Exhausts for Audi Le Mans Racers Since 2009!



      #4FACT
      Titanium Exhaust Manufacturer Akrapovic Has Made Exhausts for Audi Le Mans Racers Since 2009.

      Context
      When Audi pulled the covers off of its new R18 e-tron quattro Le Mans racecar last night, we noticed a new sponsorship decal on the car... that of Akrapovic, the manufacturer of lightweight titanium exhausts for exotics, motorcycles, ...
    8. Video: Watch and Listen to the New Audi R18 e-tron quattro on Track



      As part of today's launch materials, Audi has released this footage of the R18 e-tron quattro in test car black carbon livery rounding the track. If you want a better feel for the car including the look and sound of the thing, watch below.

      Also check out the press release and photos via these links.

      ...
    9. Audi Sport Driver Benoit Treluyer Joins Twitter



      Heads up for Twitter users. Audi Sport works driver Benoit Treluyer is now up and tweeting. Early this morning his teammate Andre Lotterer posted an announcement of Ben's new twitter activity and he's quickly been amassing followers ever since. Follow them both below via the links.

      Follow @BenoitTreluyer on ...
    10. Techhouse & Speed NASCAR-Free Radio Interviews Allan McNish about Monaco, Peugeot Pullout, Sebring & More



      Techhouse & Speed Radio has published audio from a phone interview with Allan McNish where many topics are covered. If you're looking for insight into Allan, his life in Monaco, running the Daytona 24 Hours, the run up to Sebring and Peugeot's pullout then look no further. Allan was candid about much of this and it makes ...
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