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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. Audi R18 with a Painted Livery Imagined by Joao Pedro Ferreira + Matte Black Audi LMP Retrospective



      Of course when Audi pulled the wraps off of its new R18 TDI last week the car was shown in a menacing matte black and exposed black carbon fiber. Audi has a tradition of showing its new cars in the so-called buff black most preferred by evil-doers and sith lords but the car is bound to get a new paint job or "livery" in racing speak though when that will first appear remains to be seen. Given ...
    3. 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 ...
    4. Audi R18 To Be Revealed Today, Summary of What We Know



      What? The day is finally here and there are no photos of Audi's new R18 racer all over the web? Why? We've summarized what we know below for those who are waiting on the edge of their seats to see what Audi brings to the table.

      1. Today is a Go
      When we reported earlier this week about the LeMansLive Blog (Michelin) and LeMans.org ...
    5. 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, ...
    6. Video: Audi Le Mans Episode 1 with English Translation



      We ran a link to this video last week when Audi TV published it on YouTube but now an English translation has surfaced from Audi of America and given most of our readership is English-speaking we've decided to re-post. Watch it below.

    7. 24 Hours of Le Mans: Vide Overload Including Interviews, Scrutineering & More



      We're readying our final recap of Le Mans and that process includes producing a lot of content we simply didn't have time to publish in the heat of the race (though you may have seen some of this via Audi USA social media outlets as we were also contributing to them). Below are several videos we've just recently uploaded to YouTube posted in reverse chronological ...
    8. John Brooks Is "#1" in Photography Say Kristensen & McNish. Why? Check Out His Le Mans Gallery on SpeedHunters.



      For those outside of the small circle of Audi Sport or the larger circle of motorsport hyper fans, John Brooks is one very admired British-born motorsport photographer. We had the pleasure of sitting near him in the Le Mans media center and are still trying to stop using terms like "bollocks" as a result. We've been told before by guys like Tom Kristensen ...
    9. Allan McNish Video Blog on YouTube from AutoSport.com



      When we posted a link to Allan McNish's video blog from Spa several weeks ago we were impressed by the behind the scenes view the Scot gave us even if it was out of focus, and even more impressed by how many of our readers thoroughly enjoyed the bit. So, when we ran into Allan at Le Mans we asked if he'd be continuing the video journal at ...
    10. Tweet About Audi Le Mans Victory, Win a Seat at Audi Sportscar Experience



      Unless you live under a rock you already know about Audi snapping up a 1-2-3 win at Le Mans this past weekend. In an effort to celebrate the people at Audi have dreamed up the #Audi Truth in 24 Sweepstakes whereby you re-tweeting a message about the win may net you a seat at the Audi Sportscar Experience driving the R8 around the fabulous Infineon Raceway in Napa, California. ...
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