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    1. #4FACT - Titanium Exhaust Manufacturer @MyAkrapovic Has Made Exhausts for Audi Le Mans Racers Since 2009!



      #4FACT
      Titanium Exhaust Manufacturer Akrapovic Has Made Exhausts for Audi Le Mans Racers Since 2009.

      Context
      When Audi pulled the covers off of its new R18 e-tron quattro Le Mans racecar last night, we noticed a new sponsorship decal on the car... that of Akrapovic, the manufacturer of lightweight titanium exhausts for exotics, motorcycles, ...
    2. Red Sonja Audi R18 TDI and S1 Group B Rally Car Now Available in Forza 4 as of Today



      Though news of this broke last week, we wanted to pass our readers a reminder that the February Download Pack for Forza Motorsport 4 is available as of today. This is great news for Audi motorsport enthusiasts since the pack includes the #2 "Red Sonja" Audi R18 TDI that won the 2011 24 Hours of Le Mans as well as an Audi S1 Group B rally car.

      If you wondered why there were few updates this morning ...
    3. Forza 4 Adds Audi R18 TDI and S1 Group B Rally Car with February Download Pack



      Fire up the Xbox. If you're anything like us you've been saving up your Forza 4 gaming credits for this day. Details for the February Download Pack have just been posted by Forza on Facebook. Here's the Rundown.

      Available for purchase on Tuesday, February 6 via Xbox LIVE, the February American Le Mans Series Pack is a racers dream, featuring some of the hottest cars Forza 4 has ever featured in a DLC pack.
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    4. Two Audi R18 TDIs star in Award-Winning Photo from Motorsport.com's Eric Gilbert



      Congratulations are in order for our friend Eric Gilbert from Motorsport.com who's won the The Sarthe Endurance Photo competition with this beautiful shot of two Audi R18s slicing through the quiet French countryside during pre-race practice last June. Eric headed out to a spot between Mulsanne and Indianapolis in the early morning of race day to nab the shot, one that took first ...
    5. Fourtitude's Pick for Fourth Audi R18 at Le Mans: Team Needs an American



      Having just welcomed in a new year, we find ourselves in that limbo where one racing season has ended and plans for the new racing season have yet to begin. Audi has shown they're already testing the latest evolution of the R18 in Sebring, and rumors have not surprisingly begun to swirl. In short, we've heard Ingolstadt could field ...
    6. EVO Magazine Drives "Red Sonja", Le Mans-Winning Audi R18 TDI



      When it comes to driving cool Audis, I can't complain. As editor of Fourtitude I've had the chance to sample cars like the R8 GT , the R8 V12 TDI Le Mans Concept , the Audi quattro Concept and even an early A5 drivetrain mule of the latter dubbed "The Beast" . It's rare that I'm green with envy, but that's exactly the case with pre-eminent driving connoisseur buff book EVO Magazine out of the UK... for the THIRD time. ...
    7. Frankfurt 2011 Photo Gallery Grows: Audi, Lamborghini and More



      We've just added the second round of photos to our Frankfurt show gallery. Folders that have grown include the Audi Stand with shots of the Audi Exclusive A8 and the #2 Le Mans winning Audi R18 TDI known as 'Red Sonja'. We're not sure if the latter is the real car or not because Audi tends to keep the real ones dirty and in the same condition a car wins the race. This one looks a ...
    8. Utopian Driving Sim C.A.R.S. Project Spawns Audi R18 TDI



      In the land of car geeks, even those not obsessed with video gaming consoles and the like have probably sampled driving sim super games such as Forza Motorsport or Gran Turismo. What you may not know though is that there's a whole online driving sim world that takes the vehicle and racing accessibility of these games and amps them by a power of ten on the geek scale if not always on the realism scale. While some of these games ...