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    Audis involved in racing and competition.

    1. Attention Audi Fans Near NYC: We've Got Passes for an Exclusive Audi Forum NY Event This Weekend



      Just an FYI to our most ardent readers and Audi fans, Audi will he holding an exclusive invitation only event this weekend at the Audi Forum New York at Park and 47th in Manhattan. We've got a number of invitations blocked for Fourtitude with the intention to share with our readers.

      What's the event? We have it on good word that this will mark a premier of the new 'Truth ...
    2. Audi R18 ultra Completes Monza Test + Photos & Video



      Audi Sport just finished a test at Monza and we're finding photos and video popping up online depicting the event. First up (as seen above) are photos from the Balang Project blog.

      The blog has a whole collection of shots in addition to the one above and in them you can clearly see some changes in the car's design. First and foremost is the side window design and maybe even driver position ...
    3. Toyota Pulls out of WEC Spa-Francorchamps Round Following Accident in Testing



      In a surprise move, Toyota has withdrawn from the WEC round at Spa-Francorchamps scheduled for May 5. Sources at Toyota revealed that one of the Toyota prototypes with Nicolas Lapierre at the wheel experienced an accident that required the team writing off that particular tub. As a result, the team won't be ready to go by Spa.

      For Audi this means ...
    4. Sebring 2012: Gargantuan Race Gallery Uploaded



      How's that for menacing? Allan McNish at the wheel of @AudiR18_2. We believe the car looks meanest when viewed from the height of a Sebring gator, traveling at a rapid pace and with heat swirls flying off its jet wash. Had competitors seen that in their rearviews they likely got the heck out of the way, solidifying McNish's, Kristensen's and Capello's ...
    5. Sebring 2012: Three Audi R8 LMP1s and A Pinto. Yup, It's Vintage Racing Sebring Style



      Somewhere on the way to the track, past the guy with the pot leaf camo Ramcharger and the fried bubble gum vendor (no really) you might just catch a heat of some vintage racing. This is Sebring after all, where world class (Audi R8 LMP1 x 3) meets low class (Ford Pinto... no offense to the owner, it's kind of cool). We've got shots of the Audis ...
    6. Photo Gallery: Initial Photos from Sebring Testing



      Audi Sport this morning has begun practice for this year's 12 Hours of Sebring with the 2012 spec R18 TDI out on track. As we're back at the office prepping for our Wednesday departure to Florida, the Audi Sport crew is busy logging miles in preparation for this weekend's big race. As a result, first photos of the new livery on the R18 TDI ...
    7. Video + More Photos: Coverage of the Audi R18 e-tron quattro Launch in Munich



      In case you haven't satiated your hunger for more information about the R18 e-tron quattro, we've just uploaded a few more assets including more photos from the live event and two videos provided by Audi on our YouTube channel Fourtitube. The videos share similar content, with the first an edited and narrated shorter version. The ...
    8. #4FACT - Titanium Exhaust Manufacturer @MyAkrapovic Has Made Exhausts for Audi Le Mans Racers Since 2009!



      #4FACT
      Titanium Exhaust Manufacturer Akrapovic Has Made Exhausts for Audi Le Mans Racers Since 2009.

      Context
      When Audi pulled the covers off of its new R18 e-tron quattro Le Mans racecar last night, we noticed a new sponsorship decal on the car... that of Akrapovic, the manufacturer of lightweight titanium exhausts for exotics, motorcycles, ...
    9. Audi Sport Driver Benoit Treluyer Joins Twitter



      Heads up for Twitter users. Audi Sport works driver Benoit Treluyer is now up and tweeting. Early this morning his teammate Andre Lotterer posted an announcement of Ben's new twitter activity and he's quickly been amassing followers ever since. Follow them both below via the links.

      Follow @BenoitTreluyer on ...
    10. PhotoGraphic: Audi Sport quattro S1 Rally Car Hits the Ice



      Depending on where you live, this winter may be either the coldest in memory (Tunisia) or a bit of a letdown (New York). Whatever your impression of the winter where you are, be glad there's been few degrees and plenty of snow in Sweden. It is just these conditions that allowed for this recent photo shoot from Audi whereby rally driver Stig Blomqvist took the wheel ...
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