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    1. Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona: Audi Sport Engineer Brad Kettler Presents R8 GRAND-AM



      On the eve before the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona, Audi hosted a small event at the Shores Resort in Daytona beach where the new R8 GRAND-AM was shared with journalists and a few race teams considering the car. Just yards away from the very beach where the original Daytona stock car races were first held, ...
    2. Video: Audi of America Releases R8 GRAND-AM Piece on YouTube Ahead of Rolex24



      While in Daytona during the first test of the Audi R8 GRAND-Am back in December, Audi of America cameras caught the experience on film. Since then, the team in Herndon has put together an educational and entertaining teaser with some commentary from Audi Sport engineer Brad Kettler ahead of this week's main event, the 2012 24 Hours of Daytona. ...
    3. 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 ...
    4. On Location: Abt Sportsline Headquarters & Race Shop in Kempten Germany



      When it comes to the Audi world, Abt Sportsline needs no introduction. Best known as one of the longest-running Audi tuners going, Abt also represents Audi's lead factory teams in the DTM and also counts itself as an Audi dealer. Headquartered in Kempten, Germany, Abt is a day jaunt from other Southern Germany Audi destinations such as Ingolstadt and ...
    5. Find of the Day: Own Your Own R8 LMS. Phoenix Racing Offers 2011-Spec Cars for Sale.



      Yes the R8 GRAND-AM is now testing in the USA and if, like us, you're insanely jealous of Ian Baas and the boys at APR who'll be able to race the thing this summer then perhaps you should turn your attention to Team Phoenix. Turns out the German team is selling off two of their R8s from the 2011 racing season (chassis ...
    6. 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 ...
    7. Video: Allan McNish Gives Tour of Silverstone at Wheel of R8 LMS



      Audi Sport Team Joest and two of the R8 TDI squads are headed to Silverstone this weekend following the traditional motorsport summer break. Of course, a British round of the race is well on the radar of both AutoSport Magazine and Scottish Audi Sport factory driver Allan McNish. That in mind, the two have paired to create a quick tour of the Silverstone circuit with Allan at the wheel of Audi UK's R8 LMS demonstrator. Watch ...
    8. R8 GT Week plus: More R8 GT vs. R8 LMS Photos + Wallpapers from Audi UK



      As mentioned, Audi UK hosted journalists at the track with both the new R8 GT and an example of the R8 LMS driven by Marino Franchitti. We've added a gallery of UK Audi R8 GT photos (some including the LMS) and have also uploaded several high-res and edited shots as wallpapers. View them below after the jumps.

      Audi R8 GT (UK Spec) Photo Gallery

      Wallpaper #1
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    9. R8 GT Week plus: EVO Magazine Video Compares Audi R8 GT with Audi R8 LMS



      Audi UK recently held a press event around the UK-spec Audi R8 GT and took their own stab at pushing stories that it spawned over the edge by including the presence of an R8 LMS GT3-spec racecar giving thrill rides with professional race car driver Marino Franchitti. First to surface from the event is this video from the guys at EVO Magazine. Watch it below.

    10. 24 Hours of Nurburgring: Live and Direct from Audi TV



      From the looks of it, it appears that Audi TV will be broadcasting some coverage of this weekend's 24 Hours of Nurburgring live and direct via the web. Catch up with it via the link below starting Saturday.

      http://tv.audi.de/video/19878#/01
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