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    1. 2010 24 Hours of Le Mans: Tuesday at the Track with Audi



      With scrutineering now over, Tuesday at the track makes for what could be called one of the more relaxing days. The main event of the day was a new open paddock autograph session for fans and we also took part in an Audi Sport 'meet the team' session Tuesday afternoon. We've just added a photo gallery from the autograph session and the team meeting and ...
    2. 2010 24 Hours of Le Mans: Scrutineering Day 2 Report



      Day two of scrutineering, where all Le Mans teams go to this French city's center for a tech inspection well-attended by throngs of eager fans. This second day of the process downtown was only slightly less crowded in the morning when the Japanese JLOC Lamborghini team began the parade of cars due there on day two.
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    3. 2010 24 Hours of Le Mans: Scrutineering Day 1 Report


      At most races scrutineering is a rather unglamorous process where each car goes before a team of engineers for a pre-race inspection. This still happens at Le Mans, but it does so with all of the pageantry the French are known for as the ACO performs the process over a span of two days in the Le Mans city center, open to the public and ...
    4. Ready for Takeoff: Prepping for Fourtitude Le Mans Coverage and Social Media Correspondence for Audi



      I've just finished packing my gear and am ready to go. The flight out of Dulles tomorrow will take me to Paris and then it's a quick blast down to Le Mans on the TGV high speed rail. Le Mans week has arrived and we're excited about the prospects. As is the usual here on Fourtitude we'll be covering the exploits of Audi Sport, Team Kolles and their Audi R10 TDIs, the Audi-powered Spyker and the Japanese JLOC Lamborghini. ...
    5. Audio Interview: Q&A with Allan McNish Before Le Mans



      Our flight leaves for France tomorrow as we head into Le Mans race week but before we leave we wanted to share a quick phone interview we had with Allan McNish yesterday. You may recall that we threw it out to our readers to come up with some questions and we had time to ask most, including inquiry of his daily driver, take on the agility of the R15 plus versus last ...
    6. Audi A7 Spy Photos From Multiple Sources



      As the upcoming Audi A7 nears its debut this fall in Paris, test mules continue to go through their paces and thus even more spy photos continue to roll in. We've found three new sets or shots this week and wanted to point them out.

      Piston Spy
      Our favorite set including the shot above come from Piston Spy, our friends lucky enough to live near the 'Ring and film there often. Because ...
    7. Modified Audi R8 Stars in Jay Sean 'Do You Remember' Video



      Over the years the scope may have changed, from Tupac rapping about his Explorer Eddie Bauer to Bugattis and the like popping up in any number of songs or videos, but cars have always been a consistent component of urban music and music videos. Cars are a show of wealth and power so it's cool to see Audi becoming more prevalent in the genre. Case in point: we've just spotted a modified R8 in the Jay Sean video 'Do You Remember'. ...
    8. App Store Functionality Planned for Audi, To Debut in Audi A2 Says Audi Board Member to Financial Times


      The Financial Times is reporting today that Audi board member Pter Schwarzenbauer recently commented about the upcoming Audi A2 and a likely 'app store' that would go along with it. According to FT, the A2 is aimed at consumers who dwell in large cities over 5-million people. The mentioned app store that supports the A2 would be an online entity where owners of the car can download apps from their own home and allow them to customize the ...
    9. Video: Audi at Worthersee



      We've just stumbled across this official Audi video short from the Worthersee show currently featured on our cover . Watch it below for even more of a feel of this Austrian enthusiast event.

    10. Autoblog Test Rides the Audi e-tron at Michelin Challenge Bibendum in Rio



      The guys over at Autoblog had a chance to get a test ride in the Audi e-tron this week while on location at Michelin's Challenge Bibendum. This eco-rally offers manufacturers a chance to compete and show off their latest cutting edge enviro-friendly technology and the e-tron certainly represents that for Audi. Though Autoblog did not have a chance to drive the car they did have a chance to ...