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    1. In His Own Words: Former Audi Racer, Current TT RS Owner Don Istook



      Former Audi racecar driver and TT owner/enthusiast Don Istook recently took delivery of the very first TT RS to be placed in owner's hands here in the States recently and has shared the experience. Published over on Quattroworld, the piece highlights his own racing history here in the States and continues on to his new 2012 TT RS coupe. Read it after the jump.

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    2. Find of the Day: 1961 DKW Formula Junior Racecar



      Vintage racecars with four-ring heritage aren't terribly common. Look back prior to the modern quattro era and it gets even harder to pick up something with any sort of racing pedigree. In as much, we were surprised to find a DKW-powered formula car on Ebay and hailing from a Philadelphia suburb no less.

      Granted, this car is $33,500, which will weed out tire kickers.

      Here's a rundown on the ...
    3. BTCC Audi A4 from Rob Austin Racing Turns Wheel at Brands Hatch Opener But Doesn't Compete



      The boys at Rob Austin Racing are getting close... very close to ushering in a new era of Audi competition in the BTCC. A privateer effort that will assuredly have their hands full competing with factory backed teams from companies like BMW and even Audi sister brand SEAT , we're most enthused to watch as this REAR-WHEEL DRIVE B8 A4 cuts it up in against other UK touring teams.

      Alas, the ...
    4. Audi Sport Boss Weighs in on DTM for America in 2013



      No doubt the Grand Am's announcement of a full season DTM series as part of its Rolex series sportscar weekends (and maybe even a NASCAR weekend here or there) is of high interest to Audi enthusiasts. Audi has been a staple in the German touring series for years so fans might guess they could expect to see Audis as an integral part ...