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    1. Who's Who in the 2012 Rolex Daytona 24: Audi Perspective + Andy Blackmore Spotter Guide Released



      We're very pleased and privileged to announce another year of association with Andy Blackmore Design and those uber handy spotter guides. First up for the 2012 season and just in the nick of time is the guide for the 2012 24 Hours of Daytona. We've used Andy's guide to help put together this quick rundown of who Audi enthusiasts will want to watch battle it out this coming weekend in Daytona. Download your own high-res two-page ...
    2. McNish Bound for 24 Hours of Daytona and Aiming for All-Out Win While Rocky and Maybe Pirro to Join



      It seems Audi Sport works driver Allan McNish is headed for Daytona this month, having confirmed this morning that he will join former teammate Lucas Luhr and several others to drive a Starworks Motorsport Riley Ford Daytona Prototype in a bid for an all-out win. McNish and Luhr will join 2010 winner ...
    3. Roger Penske Mentions Audi Drivers Bernhard, Dumas and Rockenfeller When Asked About Interest in Le Mans with Porsche



      Motorsport mogul Roger Penske made an appearance on this week's 'Wind Tunnel' with Dave Despain. The Speed commentator asked Roger any number of questions covering NASCAR, Indycar and more, though it was his comments about Le Mans that grabbed our interest. Of course Penske was the team owner behind the factory Porsche RS Spyder ...
    4. 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 ...
    5. #4FACT - If Audi Had Sunday Scrutineering Slot, 2010 Winner Mike Rockenfeller Would have Missed it Due to DTM Schedule Conflict



      #4FACT
      If Audi Had Le Mans Sunday Scrutineering Slot, 2010 Winner Rocky Would have Missed it Due to DTM Schedule Conflict

      Context
      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 ...
    6. Video: On Location at Audi R18 Test in Sebring Florida, 17-Min Packed with Interview & Track Footage



      Since last week when we attended the R18 test at Sebring Raceway following the running of the 12 Hours, we've been doing our best to push out as much content as possible. While we're not quite done (expect a written report and more photos), we've now uploaded a 500 pic photo gallery , some B-Roll footage of the car on track and some interview clips with ...
    7. 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 ...
    8. New Photos Added form Audi R18 Test at Sebring



      We've gotten our hands on even more photos from the Audi Sport test session held down at Sebring last week . Among the mix you can see even more angles of the evil-looking new Audi R18 racer as well as shots of regular faces you'd expect to see when Audi Sport comes to town including Tom Kristensen, Timo Bernhard, Dindo Capello and Mike Rockenfeller. We've posted all of the new shots below or check out the entire collection ...
    9. Video: Truth in 24... 2010 Edition



      Audi TV has posted this 2010 24 Hours of Le Mans recap on the Audi of America YouTube channel. Beautifully shot, this might be the closest you'll get to a Truth in 24 take on 2010... which we really wish they'd made having knocked out a 1-2-3 win and an upset at that over the much favored Peugeot team. This isn't done in the trademark NFL Films style but it was ...
    10. Video: Audi Sport Driver Mike Rockenfeller Chats Tuesday of 24 Hours of Le Mans Race Week



      Yesterday during an Audi Sport team meeting session we caught up with Mike Rockenfeller to chat about the new being the only Audi Sport driver competing in LMP1, DTM and the R8s at Nurbrring, describing the R15 plus, prospects for Le Mans and more.



      More photos from Le Mans in our 2010 24 Hours of Le Mans Photo ...