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    1. Who's Who in the 2012 Rolex Daytona 24: Audi Perspective + Andy Blackmore Spotter Guide Released



      We're very pleased and privileged to announce another year of association with Andy Blackmore Design and those uber handy spotter guides. First up for the 2012 season and just in the nick of time is the guide for the 2012 24 Hours of Daytona. We've used Andy's guide to help put together this quick rundown of who Audi enthusiasts will want to watch battle it out this coming weekend in Daytona. Download your own high-res two-page ...
    2. Breaking: Audi RS 6 Test Mule Spied Cold Weather Testing



      Just in from spy photographers in the coldest areas of Sweden are shots of one very interesting looking black A6-based Avant. With more aggressive front fascia (spotted on some earlier test mules) a wider track and add-on fender flares, there's no doubting that this is a preproduction prototype of the RS 6 Avant. Big ceramic brakes underneath A8 wheels ...
    3. Spied: Believed Third Gen Audi TT Mule Surfaces



      Near as we can tell, what you see here are the first known photos of a TT test mule. The car, obviously wearing bodywork of the current car, was caught testing in Spain albeit from a distance and shot on 1900s era camera phone judging on the graininess. Still, the shots (and there are many so follow the link) capture the car from several angles.

      Granted, the bodywork is pretty much current TT so some might argue ...
    4. Video: MRC Tuning Features Supercharged B7 Audi RS 4 on Vimeo



      UK Audi tuning specialist MRC Tuning has been releasing a string of well-shot and edited videos over the last few months and one of their latest highlights their latest supercharged B7 RS 4 build. Watch it below and, in particular, watch for those flaming tailpipes.

      MRCTUNING SUPERCHARGED B7 RS4 from MRC Tuning on Vimeo.
    5. Corrado RS, Chapter 1: The Vision Takes Shape

      by , 01-19-2012 at 04:08 PM (Building a Corrado "RS")
      Driving like a banshee is great. It's fun, it's exhilarating, it's therapeutic, it gets your senses working overtime. Channel your anger through the steering wheel of your “RS” car, and the combination of burnt fuel, crackling exhaust, and melting rubber combine to calm you better than any scented candle on the market. But it's all for naught if you begin to sweat profusely at the first sign of traffic because you binned A/C in search of a modicum of extra power. It's all for naught if you lose ...
    6. Corrado RS, Introduction

      by , 01-19-2012 at 03:50 PM (Building a Corrado "RS")
      The best cars in the world are not your generic grocery getters. They aren't the Honda Accords and Toyota Camrys that run forever with barely an oil change, rarely (if ever) leaving you stranded, and lulling you to sleep on the highway. No, the best cars in the world are the ones that slap cartoonish grins on your face. They are so raw and unapologetic about their purpose that they make you bow before their race-like suspension and impractical interiors. Their sole purpose is to make driving fun... ...

      Updated 03-31-2012 at 12:27 PM by Krazee

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    7. Two Audi R18 TDIs star in Award-Winning Photo from Motorsport.com's Eric Gilbert



      Congratulations are in order for our friend Eric Gilbert from Motorsport.com who's won the The Sarthe Endurance Photo competition with this beautiful shot of two Audi R18s slicing through the quiet French countryside during pre-race practice last June. Eric headed out to a spot between Mulsanne and Indianapolis in the early morning of race day to nab the shot, one that took first ...
    8. Congratulations to Former Audi DTM Driver Katherine Legge on Signing 2-Year Deal for IZOD IndyCar Series



      It's been more than a season since British-born Katherine Legge departed from her seat with the Audi Sport DTM squad and we've just got word that she's landed a new multi-year deal. Katherine had raced in IndyCar before so it may not be surprising that she'll be returning to the series now that it seems to have more momentum ...
    9. After the Party In Pictures: Abandoned Peugeot Paddock Garage Posted by Sebring Raceway



      To say Peugeot's exit from Le Mans and the WEC was abrupt is an understatement. As mentioned in the report surrounding the Lion's departure published yesterday, the move came so out of the blue that even Peugeot Sport may not have known as the team had planned a test of the new 908 HYbrid4 later this week at Sebring. That fact is further confirmed by a Twitter photo posted this morning by Sebring Raceway. The shot (above) ...
    10. Video(s): Projection Mapping the Audi A5 Sportback and Audi A1



      For your viewing pleasure, we've come across some videos from the Russian design firm Radugadesign . Using a new process called projection mapping, the firm takes a 3-D shape and animates it. For instance, they can take a stationary Audi A5 Sportback, make it look like it's speeding down a road... ...