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    1. Video: Watch and Listen to the New Audi R18 e-tron quattro on Track



      As part of today's launch materials, Audi has released this footage of the R18 e-tron quattro in test car black carbon livery rounding the track. If you want a better feel for the car including the look and sound of the thing, watch below.

      Also check out the press release and photos via these links.

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    2. Peugeot Factory Ace Anthony Davidson Lands at Toyota as Opposition Builds for Audi Sport



      The Lion may have left the party but don't count 2012 as walk-away year for Audi. Fans of the newly-formed World Endurance Challenge lamented Peugeot's sudden departure and many hope competition from Toyota will make for an exciting race... or legendary rivalry even. Well, those fans will be pleased to see that these hopes are quickly becoming ...
    3. Former Champion Racing Audi R8 LMP1 Driver JJ Lehto Sentenced Following Fatal Boat Crash



      Former Audi Sport driver JJ Lehto (Jyrki Jarvilehto) was sentenced today by a district court in Finland following a trial regarding an accidental death in a drunken boating accident. The court found Lehto was drunk and speeding when his boat hit a bridge support in a canal located in Raasepori, Finland.

      Lehto denied ...
    4. Rendered Speculation: 2011 Audi R18 Race Livery Found on Facebook



      Audi may have pulled the wraps off of its 2011 Audi R18 racer weeks ago but we've only seen it thus far in exposed black carbon. Audi Sport typically doesn't reveal its new race liveries until the earliest race weekends, especially for a new car so we know that the black car we have all seen will eventually be painted and likely in the usual mix of silver, red, black, ...
    5. Excellent Audi R18 Technical Analysis from SPEED's Marshall Pruett



      As Audi's new R18 rapidly approached its unveiling last Friday this blog zeroed in on SPEED contributor Marshall Pruett. Pruett seemed more clued in than most in the general public or press about the car and relayed to our staff that he'd spent countless hours on the phone to Germany working on a technical analysis of the new car. Over the weekend Pruett published his story, rife with details Audi Sport ...
    6. Photo Gallery Added: Audi R18 Racecar Reveal in Ingolstadt Germany



      Earlier this afternoon we published all of the PR materials available about the new Audi R18. Audi's new racecar was revealed today at its headquarters in Ingolstadt, Germany and the company has released several more photos from the ceremony. We're betting that our readers are eager to get their hands on any materials regarding the R18 so check out more shots from the event after the ...