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    1. Toyota Pulls out of WEC Spa-Francorchamps Round Following Accident in Testing



      In a surprise move, Toyota has withdrawn from the WEC round at Spa-Francorchamps scheduled for May 5. Sources at Toyota revealed that one of the Toyota prototypes with Nicolas Lapierre at the wheel experienced an accident that required the team writing off that particular tub. As a result, the team won't be ready to go by Spa.

      For Audi this means ...
    2. Video: Audi TV Recaps R18 TDI Win at 2012 12 Hours of Sebring



      Audi TV has run a recap of the 2012 12 Hours of Sebring. Watch below.

    3. Sebring 2012: Gargantuan Race Gallery Uploaded



      How's that for menacing? Allan McNish at the wheel of @AudiR18_2. We believe the car looks meanest when viewed from the height of a Sebring gator, traveling at a rapid pace and with heat swirls flying off its jet wash. Had competitors seen that in their rearviews they likely got the heck out of the way, solidifying McNish's, Kristensen's and Capello's ...
    4. 12 Hours of Sebring: Audi Owner Laps + Hospitality and Corral Photos Now Live



      Part of every Audi Motorsport Experience hospitality program is always the gratuitous parade lap of the course. In this case, a large number of Audi owners had a chance to do a lap of the fabled Sebring track. Fourtitude contributors Bill Cho and Tim Enders took our Sebring rides (Audi R8 and A7 respectively) for the lap while I parked myself ...
    5. 12 Hours of Sebring: Practice & Qualifying Photo Gallery Now Live



      First an apology for the lack of coverage of Sebring thus far. Our main laptop for production died while in Sebring for the 12 Hours and we were left a bit out of the race ourselves as a result. Laptop now working and data luckily secure, we're getting caught up just as quickly as possible. First up chronologically are photos from practice ...
    6. Photo Gallery: Initial Photos from Sebring Testing



      Audi Sport this morning has begun practice for this year's 12 Hours of Sebring with the 2012 spec R18 TDI out on track. As we're back at the office prepping for our Wednesday departure to Florida, the Audi Sport crew is busy logging miles in preparation for this weekend's big race. As a result, first photos of the new livery on the R18 TDI ...
    7. Video + More Photos: Coverage of the Audi R18 e-tron quattro Launch in Munich



      In case you haven't satiated your hunger for more information about the R18 e-tron quattro, we've just uploaded a few more assets including more photos from the live event and two videos provided by Audi on our YouTube channel Fourtitube. The videos share similar content, with the first an edited and narrated shorter version. The ...
    8. 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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    9. Techhouse & Speed NASCAR-Free Radio Interviews Allan McNish about Monaco, Peugeot Pullout, Sebring & More



      Techhouse & Speed Radio has published audio from a phone interview with Allan McNish where many topics are covered. If you're looking for insight into Allan, his life in Monaco, running the Daytona 24 Hours, the run up to Sebring and Peugeot's pullout then look no further. Allan was candid about much of this and it makes ...
    10. 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 ...
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