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    Audis involved in racing and competition.

    1. Video: Audi Australia Posts Audi Sportscar Experience Spot with R8 LMS Content



      The Audi Driving Experience (a.k.a. Audi Sportscar Experience) is quickly becoming an institution in markets all over the world. One such country where the program is taking hold is Australia where Audi Australia is promoting the school online with a video just posted to YouTube. For those of us on the Fourtitude staff, they had us at Audi Driving Experience but just in case you're not as easy to win over as ...
    2. Grand-Am Announces US-Based DTM Series Is a Go



      We've been hearing whispers of DTM racing somehow linked to Grand-Am all season but official word has finally come through and that news is much better than we'd hoped. According to SPEED, a 12-race US-based DTM championship will begin in the 2013 season. The series is reported to be a support show for Grand-Am and even NASCAR racing events which is most interesting indeed. ...
    3. Can't Get Enough Photos of New Audi TT RS Racecar? A Few More Sources for Your Viewing Pleasure



      Audi and the VLN endurance series both released several photos of the new TT RS racecar in its maiden race this past weekend at the Nurburgring. And while that's all well and good, a handful of photos only served to make us hungry for more. Fortunately an active user R5T posted pics and links to more shots (like the one above) in our Audi Sport forum.

      See the posted ...
    4. quattro GmbH Unveils SP4T Spec Customer Race Program Based on Audi TT RS



      In a surprise late season move, Audi has pulled the wraps off of a customer race program centered around its aluminum TT RS sports coupe. Built to VLN SP 4T specs, the car will do several more races in that series in the hands of Raeoder Motorsport who has some experience in VLN and at the 24 Hours of Nurburgring with TT and A3-based racers.

      Here's the press copy released form ...
    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. American Le Mans 2011: Audi at Sebring, Petit Le Mans Rounds Only



      Spending the weekend on location at the American Le Mans Series' Petit Le Mans race at Road Atlanta this past weekend we were immersed in news about any potential Audi LMP participation for the 2011 season via Audi Sport staff. There's both good news and bad news to report.

      Audi has confirmed that it plans to race the full season of ILMC rounds ...
    7. Lucas Luhr to Return to Prototype Racing in Porsche RS Spyder at Petit Le Mans



      Good news for fans of Audi Sport driver Lucas Luhr. The 2008 ALMS P1 champion will join drivers Saascha Maassen and Klaus Graf for the 2010 Petit Le Mans at the wheel of the Muscle Milk Porsche RS Spyder next week. Lucas was not active on Audi's prototype roster this year, appearing in R8 LMS GT3 endurance racing and ...
    8. 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 ...
    9. Tom Kristensen Caught In Heated Discussion with Radio Le Mans' Graham Tyler



      When we first saw this photo (above) posted by photographer Regis Lefebure over on Facebook, we wondered what the hell Radio Le Mans on-air personality Graham Tyler could have possibly said to Audi driver Tom Kristensen to warrant such an expression. Then, when we saw the full series of photos, we remembered who we were dealing with.

      Regis is a former ...
    10. 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 ...