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    1. Video: Quick Interview with Tom Kristensen



      Digging around this week we unearthed a video interview we'd done with Tom Kristensen at Petit Le Mans. During the conversation we asked Tom about Road Atlanta and a colleague also asked about his nickname Mr. Le Mans. Alas the camera battery was about dead so we didn't get to some of the other stuff so we'll have to ...
    2. Video: Audi Sport Engine Boss Ulrich Baretzky on the Past and Future of Audi at Le Mans



      Earlier today Audi Sport revealed its new and revolutionary Audi R18 racecar. While we haven't had a chance to chat first hand with any of the team just yet we did have a chance to sit down for an in-depth conversation with Dr. Ulrich Baretzky while in Atlanta for the 2010 Petit Le Mans race. Of course ...
    3. Could This Porsche Hide the Secret Future of quattro in Sportscar Racing?



      We had an "ah-ha" moment of enlightenment this past weekend at the ALMS Petit Le Mans endurance race at Road Atlanta. The lone North American event during the 2010 season for the Audi Sport R15 squad, the race was by no means off the radar for Audi enthusiasts. Many tuning in probably also knew that the Le Mans winning driver trio of Mike Rockenfeller, ...
    4. American Le Mans 2011: Audi at Sebring, Petit Le Mans Rounds Only



      Spending the weekend on location at the American Le Mans Series' Petit Le Mans race at Road Atlanta this past weekend we were immersed in news about any potential Audi LMP participation for the 2011 season via Audi Sport staff. There's both good news and bad news to report.

      Audi has confirmed that it plans to race the full season of ILMC rounds ...
    5. Lucas Luhr to Return to Prototype Racing in Porsche RS Spyder at Petit Le Mans



      Good news for fans of Audi Sport driver Lucas Luhr. The 2008 ALMS P1 champion will join drivers Saascha Maassen and Klaus Graf for the 2010 Petit Le Mans at the wheel of the Muscle Milk Porsche RS Spyder next week. Lucas was not active on Audi's prototype roster this year, appearing in R8 LMS GT3 endurance racing and ...
    6. Baltimore Sun Confirms American Le Mans Part of August 2011 Street Course IndyCar Race Deal



      Back in May we reported on Baltimore, Maryland's approval of a street course race by the IndyCar series planned for August 2011. Set to split the distance between Baltimore's Inner Harbor and Camden Yards where the Baltimore Orioles baseball team calls home, the event had ...
    7. Baltimore Approves 5-Year Deal with Group Pushing IndyCar Street Race. Wish it Included ALMS and Audi.



      Word across the motorsport wires is that Baltimore Racing Development , a group pushing the idea of a street course Grand Prix through Baltimore's Inner Harbor and with a pit lane next to the Baltimore Orioles' own Camden Yards, has received city approval for a 5-year deal to host their race. Though not officially signed on yet with the series, everything appears as if the race will be a new add to the rebounding IndyCar series. ...