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    1. Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona: Audi Sport Engineer Brad Kettler Presents R8 GRAND-AM



      On the eve before the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona, Audi hosted a small event at the Shores Resort in Daytona beach where the new R8 GRAND-AM was shared with journalists and a few race teams considering the car. Just yards away from the very beach where the original Daytona stock car races were first held, ...
    2. Who's Who in the 2012 Rolex Daytona 24: Audi Perspective + Andy Blackmore Spotter Guide Released



      We're very pleased and privileged to announce another year of association with Andy Blackmore Design and those uber handy spotter guides. First up for the 2012 season and just in the nick of time is the guide for the 2012 24 Hours of Daytona. We've used Andy's guide to help put together this quick rundown of who Audi enthusiasts will want to watch battle it out this coming weekend in Daytona. Download your own high-res two-page ...
    3. Tom Kristensen Featured in Latest Rolex Print Ad for Daytona Perpetual Cosmograph



      Though Audi Sport partner TAG Heuer may have a better-known association with Le Mans thanks to Steve McQueen's wearing of their iconic Monaco chronograph in his equally iconic movie "Le Mans", luxury watchmaker Rolex is also quite steeped in the 24 Hours of Le Mans tradition. For Rolex, the placement is ongoing, a fixture at the Circuit des 24 Heures in the form of a swank watch store in the Village shop area and then there's always ...
    4. Audi R8 LMS + Mercedes, Ferrari and Lotus GT3 Racers Could Join Grand Am Says SPEED



      Rumors surrounding the Audi R8 LMS and American racing continue to swirl. SPEED has published a piece detailing discussions between Grand Am and several companies who currently have or are planning GT3 spec racers. Among them are the Audi, Mercedes-Benz, Ferrari and Lotus. Read the report and Audi seems the least likely of the group but we're still ...
    5. 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 ...
    6. Grand-Am Announces US-Based DTM Series Is a Go



      We've been hearing whispers of DTM racing somehow linked to Grand-Am all season but official word has finally come through and that news is much better than we'd hoped. According to SPEED, a 12-race US-based DTM championship will begin in the 2013 season. The series is reported to be a support show for Grand-Am and even NASCAR racing events which is most interesting indeed. ...