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    1. Audi Accessories Offering for A1 Continues to Grow, Including PDF Catalog



      When Audi launched its A1 little over a year ago, it always said its emphasis on personalization and personal expression would be of the highest priority. To continue that theme, the minds behind Audi's accessory lineup in Ingolstadt have now released a whole new mix ...
    2. Breaking: Audi 3.0T Could Switch to Turbo Says Kacher



      We've said it before and will say it again. Georg Kacher knows his $h*t. We like to think we're well informed in these pages and that level of knowledge constantly confirms to us that Kacher is even better in-the-know. The German auto journalist who contributes to CAR and Automobile ...
    3. Crossover Expansion Planned at Audi Says Kacher, Including Q1, Q4, Q6



      As the Audi Q3 moves into production and distribution, Automobile Magazine's European contributor and usual suspect in our News & Rumors coverage Georg Kacher has filed an intel report on Ingolstadt's master plan toward crossover expansion. Turns out Q7, Q5 and now Q3 are only the beginning.

      Here's a quick run-down.

      Q1 ...
    4. Le Mans 2011: Full Event Photo Gallery Now Live



      We'll admit, we've been jammed trying to get our Le Mans content up. A cracking race left us quite on the run in France and now we're on the west coast to drive R8s through the end of the week. It's no complaint about the entertainment value of our week but it's leaving us quite behind in getting our coverage up for you. Expect more to come of plenty we gleaned during ...
    5. Le Mans 2011: Huge Photo Gallery of Audi Photos And Not of the Race - R8 GT Spyder, A1 clubsport and More



      As you might imagine, the Audi presence at the 24 Hours of Le Mans is so gargantuan and target rich that you could spend a few days looking at things that have nothing to do with racecars on track. We've uploaded a gallery of "Miscellaneous" shots that include other portions of the Audi presence including the Audi R8 GT Spyder, Audi A1 clubsport quattro, Audi e-tron ...
    6. Video: Allan McNish Speaks about His Le Mans Accident



      We're on a crazy schedule here in Le Mans and will be publishing most of our photos and video interviews following our chance to catch our breath. However, we just attended a press conference with Allan where he spoke about his horrible accident that demolished the #3 Audi R18 TDI in the first hour of the race. We were relieved to hear Allan was unhurt (as was Rocky in the accident that destroyed the #1 car), and shot vide of the ...
    7. Le Mans 2011: Tuesday Interviews, Autograph Sessions and More



      For the fans, the highlight of Tuesday during Le Mans week has to be the autograph sessions. No doubt a tradition taken from the ALMS, early arrivals to race week have the opportunity to meet their favorite drivers such as Allan McNish (above) and grab a quick autograph.

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    8. 2011 24 Hours of Le Mans: Audi Offers Miss Le Mans a Pick-Me-Up, Peugeot Drivers in Tights... and More #audi24



      2011 marks Fourtitude's sixth 24 Hours of Le Mans. And while La Sarthe continues to offer up surprises like last year's 1-2-3 Audi win, scrutineering usually isn't often at the top of the list of Le Mans' most unexpected moments. This year though, we're just two days in to race week and it's already been most memorable.

      Below are a few unforgettable ...
    9. 2011 24 Hours of Le Mans: Scrutineering Day 2 Photo Gallery Added



      We've just uploaded our scrutineering day two photo gallery with several hundred shots. Day 2 marked visits to the Le Mans city center by both Audi Sport and their chief rival Peugeot Sport for technical inspection. We witnessed plenty and will file a summary report shortly but wanted to let you know the photos are live. Follow the link below to our scrutineering ...
    10. 2011 24 Hours of Le Mans: Day 1 Scrutineering with Audi Safety Cars



      With Audi Sport representing the only Audi or Audi-powered cars on the grid this year and also a Monday scrutineering slot, Sunday at scrutineering wasn't terribly momentous for Audi fans watching Le Mans week make its anticipated beginning. Rain showers plagued this first day of car inspection and driver licensing and, as usual, Audi safety cars made for interesting ...