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    1. Audi R8 LMS Will Not Contest 2011 American Le Mans GTC Class. Okay LMS. How About a US GT3 Series?



      No Audi R8 for GTC
      One very disappointing comment made by ALMS series President Scott Atherton in his State of the Series address was on 2011 plans for the GTC class. Close to GT3 specs in which the R8 LMS already competes in Europe, the GTC class will soldier on with 2010 and 2011 Carrera Cup spec Porsche 911s and be limited to a field of 10.

      Nothing against the Porsches ...
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    2. Audi Planning Multi-Tiered 2011 ALMS/Rolex Strategy, Evaluating Penske, Highcroft and Wayne Taylor for the Job



      SPEED Friday released a news story surrounding Audi's exploration of options for the 2011 racing season. Penned by Marshall Pruett, the piece was highly detailed and outlined many aspects of Audi's 2011 planning... moreso than most rumor pieces and highly consistent with what we've heard thus far from multiple sources ...
    3. 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 ...
    4. Video: EVO Magazine and AutoCar Magazine Test Drive United Autosports' R8 LMS GT3 Racecar



      We've just stumbled across several video clips on YouTube documenting two UK magazines (EVO and AutoCar) test driving the Audi R8 LMS racecar, specifically one of the United AutoSports cars. Watch below.

      EVO Magazine


      AutoCar Magazine
    5. New 24H of Nurburgring & ADAC App for iPhone, iPad and Android



      You'd think with the seemingly limitless number of television channels and stations on Satellite Radio that car enthusiasts looking for coverage of series in other markets like Europe and Japan would have no problem monitoring most races much less iconic ones like the 24 Hours of Nurburgring. Alas, Americans still can't via TV or radio but the internet and various devices using it make no such barriers and we're ...