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    1. Essen 2011 Photo Galleries and Wrap-Up



      Often compared to America's SEMA Show, the tuner-focused Essen Motor Show is really something more unto itself. Whereas the SEMA Show is really an industry only affair and with no day for a media push, Essen is there for the public, the car enthusiast and also there as a platform of PR for tuners... so yes, a day reserved for the media. Where you'd need to be a distributor to place an order ...
    2. Cue "Eye of the Tiger". Rocky's Back.



      Just like the character in the movie that bears his nickname, Mike Rockenfeller (a.k.a. Rocky) has figuratively gotten back up and dusted himself off following a truly terrifying wreck in Le Mans. Depicted in the video below, the accident that saw his #1 Audi R18 TDI demolished seemed the stuff of real tragedy. Fortunately, the young German driver walked away with minor injuries. Even better, Rocky is back at the Norisring this ...
    3. #4FACT - If Audi Had Sunday Scrutineering Slot, 2010 Winner Mike Rockenfeller Would have Missed it Due to DTM Schedule Conflict



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      If Audi Had Le Mans Sunday Scrutineering Slot, 2010 Winner Rocky Would have Missed it Due to DTM Schedule Conflict

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      Though technically just a technical inspection, scrutineering in Le Mans' city center in the shadow of the town's ornate cathedral is a big part of the show. Throngs of fans amass ...
    4. Video: Audi TV "Keeping Track of the Tracks"



      As we get closer to the R18 TDI's race debut this weekend at Spa, Tom Kristensen has helped drum up the interest by posting a new video by Audi TV to his Facebook fan page. The video, entitled 'Keeping Track with the Tracks' provides good background on courses such as Hockenheim, the Nurburgring, Mugello and... ...
    5. Videos: Audi A4 DTM Hoonage, Natasha Bedingfield + More at Series Presentation in Wiesbaden



      This past weekend the 2011 DTM series was officially kicked off with the traditional demonstration and celebration in downtown Wiesbaden. Each year the series closes off the streets of its home town and invites tens of thousands of fans to take part.

      The event includes a little bit of everything, from a concert (Natasha Beddingfield played this year) to demonstration ...
    6. Photos Added of Audi Sport DTM Squad Testing at Lausitzring



      We've added a collection of photos to our gallery of the Audi Sport DTM squad testing at the Lausitzring. These are among some of the first shots we've seen of the 2011-spec cars out on track. Check them all out after the jump.

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    7. 2011 Audi A4 DTM Liveries In Full Color



      Several days ago Audi Sport released information and a limited collection of photos detailing the race liveries (i.e. paint schemes) of their factory-backed cars for the 2011 season. At the time this included just three of the team but now we've got diagrams and photos of each added to our galleries. We're including the diagrams below because they're cool but still photos ...
    8. Audi Sport Plans DTM Driver Shuffle Says MotorsportTotal.com



      Audi Sport hasn't yet announced its final 2011 driver lineup but MotorsportTotal.com suggests they've got the word on upcoming driver changes and moves by Ingolstadt amongst its DTM squad. Here's a quick rundown.

      Mike Rockenfeller didn't just win the 24 Hours of Le Mans last year. The young German driver, Audi's only ...