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    1. Sebring 2012: Gargantuan Race Gallery Uploaded



      How's that for menacing? Allan McNish at the wheel of @AudiR18_2. We believe the car looks meanest when viewed from the height of a Sebring gator, traveling at a rapid pace and with heat swirls flying off its jet wash. Had competitors seen that in their rearviews they likely got the heck out of the way, solidifying McNish's, Kristensen's and Capello's ...
    2. Sebring 2012: Three Audi R8 LMP1s and A Pinto. Yup, It's Vintage Racing Sebring Style



      Somewhere on the way to the track, past the guy with the pot leaf camo Ramcharger and the fried bubble gum vendor (no really) you might just catch a heat of some vintage racing. This is Sebring after all, where world class (Audi R8 LMP1 x 3) meets low class (Ford Pinto... no offense to the owner, it's kind of cool). We've got shots of the Audis ...
    3. 12 Hours of Sebring: Audi Owner Laps + Hospitality and Corral Photos Now Live



      Part of every Audi Motorsport Experience hospitality program is always the gratuitous parade lap of the course. In this case, a large number of Audi owners had a chance to do a lap of the fabled Sebring track. Fourtitude contributors Bill Cho and Tim Enders took our Sebring rides (Audi R8 and A7 respectively) for the lap while I parked myself ...
    4. 12 Hours of Sebring: Practice & Qualifying Photo Gallery Now Live



      First an apology for the lack of coverage of Sebring thus far. Our main laptop for production died while in Sebring for the 12 Hours and we were left a bit out of the race ourselves as a result. Laptop now working and data luckily secure, we're getting caught up just as quickly as possible. First up chronologically are photos from practice ...
    5. Photo Gallery: Initial Photos from Sebring Testing



      Audi Sport this morning has begun practice for this year's 12 Hours of Sebring with the 2012 spec R18 TDI out on track. As we're back at the office prepping for our Wednesday departure to Florida, the Audi Sport crew is busy logging miles in preparation for this weekend's big race. As a result, first photos of the new livery on the R18 TDI ...
    6. Red Sonja Audi R18 TDI and S1 Group B Rally Car Now Available in Forza 4 as of Today



      Though news of this broke last week, we wanted to pass our readers a reminder that the February Download Pack for Forza Motorsport 4 is available as of today. This is great news for Audi motorsport enthusiasts since the pack includes the #2 "Red Sonja" Audi R18 TDI that won the 2011 24 Hours of Le Mans as well as an Audi S1 Group B rally car.

      If you wondered why there were few updates this morning ...
    7. Truth in Rumors: Solid Intel on Audi R8 LMS Potential for GRAND-AM and ALMS



      As the 2012 Rolex Series season races towards its 24 Hour of Daytona opener and the new Audi R8 GRAND-AM begins its first American tests , rumors are beginning to swirl about the eventual potential of the car for other series like the ALMS. Most recently, a report earlier this week by QuattroWorld expanded upon these after a brief mention ...
    8. Allan McNish Revisits Petit Le Mans in His Own Words



      Allan McNish made a blog post late last week where he recounted the frustration of Petit Le Mans in his own words. As usual, Audi's legendary Scot shares plenty of insight into the experience. Below is the text. Below that are links to Allan's official website as well as our own photo gallery from Petit Le Mans. Enjoy. ...
    9. ALMS/ILMC: Andy Blackmore Design Releases 2011 Petit Le Mans Spotter Guide



      Whether you're attending the race in Braselton, Georgia or planning to watch online via Audi TV, we find that there's no better and more accurate way to keep track of Audi Sport's endurance racing activities than with one of Andy Blackmore's Spotter Guides. Blackmore released his guide in time for race week and we're happy to report this latest ALMS guide includes Audi's fantastic R18 TDIs. We're also proud to report that ...
    10. Audi Announces Petit Le Mans Motorsport Experience Hospitality Details



      With the Audi R18 TDIs running solely in the International Le Mans Cup this year, this means just two races for Audi's Le Mans-winning prototypes in the USA. One race, Sebring, happened last Sprint leaving next month's Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta your last chance to catch them Stateside. Given this, and the fact that Audi's Motorsport Experience hospitality ...
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