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    1. Audi R8 GT Week plus: Video 4 of 4, "Weight Optimized"



      For this last video in Audi USA's 'R8 GT Week', Audi Sport legend Emanuele Pirro returns one last time to talk about the R8 GT's drop in weight over its more common R8 siblings. Between useful trivia from Emanuele, viewers are greeted with shots of the car roaring around Infineon. Watch below.

    2. Audi R8 GT Week plus: Video 3 of 4, "No Compromise"



      Emanuele Pirro returns again for the third of four Audi R8 GT videos. This time around, the topic is compromises... or rather the lack thereof. Audi engineers made like congress on the debt ceiling, not compromising in an effort to bring numbers down. Watch it below.

    3. R8 GT Week plus: Two More Wallpapers of European Spec R8 GT



      Digging around photo archives from Audi AG that we have access to, we've uncovered two more shots of the Audi R8 GT. We've prepped both as wallpapers in high-resolution. Download them below.

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    4. R8 GT Week plus: More R8 GT vs. R8 LMS Photos + Wallpapers from Audi UK



      As mentioned, Audi UK hosted journalists at the track with both the new R8 GT and an example of the R8 LMS driven by Marino Franchitti. We've added a gallery of UK Audi R8 GT photos (some including the LMS) and have also uploaded several high-res and edited shots as wallpapers. View them below after the jumps.

      Audi R8 GT (UK Spec) Photo Gallery

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    5. R8 GT Week plus: EVO Magazine Video Compares Audi R8 GT with Audi R8 LMS



      Audi UK recently held a press event around the UK-spec Audi R8 GT and took their own stab at pushing stories that it spawned over the edge by including the presence of an R8 LMS GT3-spec racecar giving thrill rides with professional race car driver Marino Franchitti. First to surface from the event is this video from the guys at EVO Magazine. Watch it below.

    6. R8 GT Week plus: Part 2 Video: Design



      For this second video short as part of Audi of America's official R8 GT Week, Audi Sport driver Emanuele Pirro chats about the design of the R8 GT. As with other videos in the series, there's plenty of R8 GT flying around Infineon footage to go along with it.

      Watch below.
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    7. R8 GT Week plus: Part 1 Video: Performance



      In this first of four videos set for release during Audi's 'R8 GT Week' of social media content, Audi Sport driver Emanuele Pirro talks about the performance of the R8 GT, accented by plenty of footage of the R8 GT lapping Infineon. Enjoy.