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    1. Cue "Eye of the Tiger". Rocky's Back.



      Just like the character in the movie that bears his nickname, Mike Rockenfeller (a.k.a. Rocky) has figuratively gotten back up and dusted himself off following a truly terrifying wreck in Le Mans. Depicted in the video below, the accident that saw his #1 Audi R18 TDI demolished seemed the stuff of real tragedy. Fortunately, the young German driver walked away with minor injuries. Even better, Rocky is back at the Norisring this ...
    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. #LittleKnownAudiFact: 333 Count of Audi R8 GTs Not Effected by Demolished R8 GT Says quattro GmbH Boss



      On location at the Fascination quattro event in Mont Tremblant, Quebec last week we had the opportunity to have dinner with quattro GmbH boss Stefan Reil. We're guessing, if you're anything like us, you'd ask pretty much every question you could think of about the amazing mix of cars this man has been ...
    4. First Audi R8 GT Crashes & Burns: Limited Edition Now Even More Limited.



      The super limited production R8 GT (just 333 to be produced) isn't even on sale yet in America (though it will be next year) though a German owner can now take credit for the first destroyed example.

      According to reports the 33 year old driver hit a wet or ...
    5. Video: Michelle Mouton Flips Audi S1 During Demonstration Lap at Race of Champions



      Best known for her star driving during Audi's rallying era both on the rallying circuit and at Pikes Peak, Michelle Mouton nowadays runs and manages the Race of Champions on which we've been reporting this weekend. During today's Nation's Cup segment, Mouton flipped her Audi S1 rally car during a demonstration lap at the event.

      Hard into a corner, Mouton ...