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    1. 2012 Le Mans Technical Regulations Announced Including Restrictions for Diesels plus Baretzky's Take



      The ACO has announced technical regulations for the 2012 24 Hours of Le Mans and the big news revolves around performance leveling for diesels, specifically 6% less flow on restrictors for diesels.

      While at Le Mans, we spoke to Audi Sport engine czar Ullrich Baretzky about such a development and the German had an interesting take. We'll paraphrase that below, but first here are the 2012 regulations.
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    2. 2011 24 Hours of Le Mans Poster Revealed, Surprisingly Starring the Audi R15 plus.



      When planning the design of the 2011 24 Hours of Le Mans race poster, those determining the look of the poster must've found themselves in a bit of a conundrum. Of course Audi would have to be featured as they'd only nabbed a 1-2-3 podium sweep at the 2010 race. Still, a race livery for the new R18 has yet to be revealed.

      So what is a French race to do in such a case? Apparently the ACO decided to go with the current ...
    3. LeMans.org Confirms December 10 Introduction of Audi R18 Racecar



      LeMans.org (the official website for the ACO seems to have confirmed the reveal of the Audi R18 racecar this morning. Fourtitude forum user Lappies has just posted a link in our Audi Sport forum. The link is a story in French (linked at the bottom) though we've run a quick Google translation.

      We suspect the new car will be a closed-top design based ...