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    1. 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 ...
    2. 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 ...
    3. First Photos of New Audi A1 competition kit for 2011 with Obvious R18 TDI Cues



      Though it didn't get us much billing or fanfare as the 503 bhp Audi A1 clubsport quattro, we did note one interesting new styling package from Audi for the A1 on the show stand at Worthersee . Contacts at Audi Accessories in Germany tell us this setup is a new 'competition kit' for Audi's compact offering.

      You may recalll the first competition kit released when the A1 first ...
    4. Reminder: Allan McNish on Fourtitude Forums Today 11-6 EST PLUS Tomorrow 8:30AM-6PM



      Just a reminder for Audi motorsport fans out there, Allan McNish will be in our Audi Sport discussion forum asking questions from 11 AM to 6PM EST (4-11PM UK) today. Even better, Allan will be popping in and out between 8:30AM and 6PM EST (8:30AM - 11 PM UK) as he has time between interviews in the morning and then ...
    5. #4FACT - If Audi Had Sunday Scrutineering Slot, 2010 Winner Mike Rockenfeller Would have Missed it Due to DTM Schedule Conflict



      #4FACT
      If Audi Had Le Mans Sunday Scrutineering Slot, 2010 Winner Rocky Would have Missed it Due to DTM Schedule Conflict

      Context
      Though technically just a technical inspection, scrutineering in Le Mans' city center in the shadow of the town's ornate cathedral is a big part of the show. Throngs of fans amass ...
    6. Audi TV: A Day in the Life of an Audi Driver



      The incredible feats of physical and mechanical endurance behind Audi’s decade-long dominance of the world-famous Le Mans 24-hour race have been brought vividly to life in a spectacular 3D film narrated by British racer Allan McNish.

      Part of a new multi-million-pound campaign created for Audi UK by advertising agency BBH, the two and half minute film will be shown in traditional 2D and 3D formats, the latter marking a first for the Audi brand in the UK. It is intriguingly ...
    7. Allan McNish to Visit Fourtitude Forums for Five Hours May 31 + Prize Giveaway Including Signed Copy of ‘Truth in 24’



      For 2011 we have big plans regarding the evolution of Fourtitude. Much of these changes will begin this summer though one change we plan to implement next week (and before the 24 Hours of Le Mans) is the return of a feature whereby we invite a special guest to visit and take part in our forums. Given the timing and ...
    8. Pinewood Derby Meets Le Mans: Boy Scout Leader Builds R18 TDI



      A close friend with a kid in Cub Scouts recently let me in on a little secret. Pinewood Derbies can be serious business. Tricks like negative camber (for less frictional loss), hollow axle nails, etc. can cut down times and win an erstwhile Weblo a badge worthy of popping champagne. So we knew the Pinewood class of racer could be hardcore, but were still completely astounded when we laid ...
    9. Oh Snap. Allan McNish Catches Peugeot Sport Videotaping Audi R18 Pit Stop Practice in Video Blog



      Audi Sport driver Allan McNish has continued his video blog effort this year and he's just filed his latest entry from this weekend's 1000KM of Spa. In the piece, Allan talks a bit about Spa, his spin on the first lap and... what's that?... he catches Peugeot in the act of videotaping Audi Sport practicing pit stops!

      Watch it below and also check out ...
    10. Video: Audi of America Releases New Video from Sebring Test of Audi R18



      The Monday following the 12 Hours of Sebring, Audi Sport pulled off the covers of two R18s under the Florida sun and set about testing for Le Mans. We embedded with Audi that day and filed our own report following the test and were also joined that day ...
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