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Audi Widebody Racecar For Sale

Audi Widebody Racecar For Sale

Wide bodied German race cars are rare. Wide bodies Audi 4000 Quattro’s? Very rare and very cool. This one raced back in the day and now is for sale! We should point out that a friend is selling this car. We haven’t seen it. We know nothing about it other than…
Idaho Rally 2016

Idaho Rally 2016

It had been some time since I was able to co-drive at a rally. The last time ending in a rather quick DNF in a Porsche before we  reached the start of the first stage. When my friend AJ asked me to co-drive a few months back for the Idaho Rally,…
Super Chicken to Challenge all at Mt Washington 2017

Super Chicken to Challenge all at Mt Washington 2017

https://moveyourmountain.org/4029 Ever wish you could give the grassroots underdog an edge over the professional racers? Here’s your chance. Paul Tingaud is regular competitor with the New England Hillclimb Association, and is looking to take down the factory backed rally teams (David Higgins, Travis Pastrana, etc.) at the 2017 Mt Washington…
Liberty Walk Audi A5/S5/RS5

Liberty Walk Audi A5/S5/RS5

The Liberty Walk cars are always pretty cool and this Audi is no exception. I particularly love the rear wing.  You can follow more of Liberty Walk’s Builds on their Facebook Page.
Audi R18 For 2016

Audi R18 For 2016

Audi just redesigned its R18 and the livery is perfect. Beautiful and menacing. The R18 uses a TDI turbocharged diesel V6 but with a reduced capacity of 3.7 litres. The R18 was also the first time since the 1999 R8C, Audi’s Le Mans prototype uses a closed cockpit design. The R18 is also the first race car from Audi…
Mid-Ohio Recap: American Endurance Racing

Mid-Ohio Recap: American Endurance Racing

With cars in sixth and eighth place in the season championship standing, we decided to focus on those two cars, and not bring the others. Friday’s practice and qualifying went off without a hitch, and we classed both #999 (Heat Miser) and #90 (Smurf) in the Indy class. This time,…
Group B At The Monte Carlo Rally

Group B At The Monte Carlo Rally

Group B cars are awesome. It might be the best era of the World Rally Championship because the rules were so unrestrictive. Cars were making over 500hp by the end and AWD was taking over – the Lancia 037 was still being used but at events like the Monte Carlo…
BMW Loses at the Nurburgring…Again!

BMW Loses at the Nurburgring…Again!

To quote a racing legend, “If you ain’t first, you’re last!” BMW qualified on Pole of the 2015 24hrs of the Nurburgring and finished 2nd last weekend so I guess I should be happy they are on the podium. But they lost to an Audi. “So what?” you probably say?…
BMW: The End Of An Era

BMW: The End Of An Era

Three years ago I wrote the article titled “The Death of BMW’s M Brand”saying that the BMW M cars had become the Ultimate Poser Machine. But I didn’t realize how right I was until last Saturday when I went to a Chicago Region SCCA Autocross. There were two BMWs there and…
For Sale: Group B Ferrari 308

For Sale: Group B Ferrari 308

The group B era of rally is the best. Not just because of the speed of the cars and the nature of the drivers but because of the bizarre machines built by a wide variety of manufacturers. Everyone stepped up. Not just the usual suspects like Ford, Lancia, and Audi…
Rally For The First Time

Rally For The First Time

The automotive community draws people in for many different reasons, some like the challenge of building cars to be faster or more capable others like the thrill of competition whether in rally, road racing, autocross or even winning a local car show. For me its been more of finding a…
From Grassroots to Goodwood Part 2

From Grassroots to Goodwood Part 2

From Grassroots to Goodwood (Part 2) by Dave Vardy A Change in Career As 2011 arrived, the first task was to work on getting both Skoda and the AMT back to Goodwood. Everything was put in place with Skoda UK Motorsport once again and Goodwood were well receptive of our…
STRONG AUDI SHOWING IN DTM FINALE AT HOCKENHEIM

STRONG AUDI SHOWING IN DTM FINALE AT HOCKENHEIM

Strong showing by the four rings in the DTM finale at Hockenheim (Sunday live on ‘Das Erste’ starting 13.30): Miguel Molina, Mattias Ekström and Edoardo Mortara secured the best three grid positions for Audi for the last race of the year. Six Audi RS 5 DTM cars in total made…
TIMO SCHEIDER CLINCHES THIRD PLACE FOR AUDI

TIMO SCHEIDER CLINCHES THIRD PLACE FOR AUDI

Audi driver Timo Scheider clinched third place, marking his first podium result of the season, at the Lausitzring in front of 58,000 spectators (throughout the weekend).  On an initially wet track, the two-time DTM Champion in the AUTO TEST Audi RS 5 DTM of Audi Sport Team Phoenix was in the…
AUDI DRIVERS SCORE WITH RECOVERIES

AUDI DRIVERS SCORE WITH RECOVERIES

As expected: The Red Bull Ring at Spielberg (Austria) guarantees particularly spectacular DTM races. 47,500 spectators (throughout the weekend) saw gripping duels, strange incidents and, in spite of a difficult starting base, four Audi RS 5 DTM cars in the top eight.  Following the first half of a season that was…
2014 Blancpain 24 Hours of Spa

2014 Blancpain 24 Hours of Spa

This year’s Blancpain 24 Hours of Spa brought together 60 cars in 3 different categories for one spectacular event.  If you are thinking of seeing a European 24-Hour event, you might think of going to either Le Mans or to the Nurburgring 24 Hour events. Both are phenomenal events. But…
Motorsport Safety

Motorsport Safety

There was pretty serious crash this morning in Australia at Sydney Motorsports park. The driver is ok, but did suffer burns to 70% of his body according to the report on Speed Cafe. The first guys on the scene were other drivers who did their best to pull him from the…
LUCAS DI GRASSI LEADS THE WAY IN SECOND DONINGTON PARK TEST

LUCAS DI GRASSI LEADS THE WAY IN SECOND DONINGTON PARK TEST

 E.dams-Renault’s Sebastien Buemi set the fastest time during today’s maiden official test for the new FIA Formula E Championship at Donington Park, as fans got their first glimpse of the new all-electric series. The first of five public tests took place at the Leicestershire circuit in dry, bright conditions and…
STRONG AUDI PERFORMANCE AT THE NORISRING

STRONG AUDI PERFORMANCE AT THE NORISRING

The dream of clinching a home victory in the DTM race at the Norisring has not come true for Audi again this year. Still, 121,000 spectators (throughout the weekend) saw an impressive performance by the brand with the four rings that managed to clearly extend its advantage in the manufacturers’…
42nd ADAC Zurich 24h Race at the Nürburgring

42nd ADAC Zurich 24h Race at the Nürburgring

Phoenix Racing has won the 42nd ADAC Zurich 24h Race at the Nürburgring. At the end of an exciting race including a total of 32  first position changes, Christopher Haase / Christian Mamerow / Rene Rast / Markus Winkelhock powered their Audi R8 LMS ultra #4 to victory, followed by Jeroen Bleekemolen…
THE AIR WAR IS ON AT THE NURBURGRING 24!!!!

THE AIR WAR IS ON AT THE NURBURGRING 24!!!!

The 20 fastest qualifiers for the 2014 ADAC 24 Hours of the Nurburgring went head to head this afternoon to determine the order at the top of the grid. Engaged in a contest of how far down the right pedal and go, drivers pushed their cars to the edge of…
SECOND 24-HOUR RACE VICTORY FOR AUDI WITHIN SEVEN DAYS

SECOND 24-HOUR RACE VICTORY FOR AUDI WITHIN SEVEN DAYS

Audi has won the Nürburgring 24 Hours exactly one week following the brand’s 13th success in the Le Mans 24 Hours. Phoenix Racing with the Audi R8 LMS ultra celebrated a hard-fought victory in its home round in the Eifel. Ernst Moser’s squad had previously taken the honours in the race through…
EX F1 RACER WINKELHOCK ENTERS WORLD RX OF FINLAND

EX F1 RACER WINKELHOCK ENTERS WORLD RX OF FINLAND

Former Formula One driver and FIA GT1 World Champion Markus Winkelhock will compete as a wildcard entry at next week’s World RX of Finland, round four of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy. The German racing driver will pilot an Audi S1 Supercar in the EKS RX…
TRIUMPH AT LE MANS: AUDI DEFEATS PORSCHE AND TOYOTA

TRIUMPH AT LE MANS: AUDI DEFEATS PORSCHE AND TOYOTA

In front of nearly 300,000 spectators, Audi continued its unique string of victories in the Le Mans 24 Hours. In the 82nd running of the world’s most important endurance race, Marcel Fässler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer (CH/D/F) and Lucas di Grassi/Marc Gené/Tom Kristensen (BR/E/DK) made for a one-two Audi victory. It marked the…
AUDI WINS RACE BEFORE THE RACE

AUDI WINS RACE BEFORE THE RACE

 Audi has won a ‘race before the race’ in the Le Mans 24 Hours. Following the serious accident on Wednesday, the mechanics of Audi Sport Team Joest managed to prepare the #1 Audi R18 e-tron quattro from scratch again in record time overnight – a feat that caused a sensation…
NIGHT SHIFT FOR AUDI AT LE MANS

NIGHT SHIFT FOR AUDI AT LE MANS

 Numerous incidents and red flags marked the first qualifying day for the Le Mans 24 Hours. After a shortened first qualifying session, Audi Sport Team Joest temporarily maintains grid positions five and six. The third Audi R18 e-tron quattro, following an accident in free practice, was not able to participate…
Flame Shooting Audi at Foutecross 2014

Flame Shooting Audi at Foutecross 2014

I was racing in the Netherlands this past weekend in the Lopik500 at an event called Foutecross when I stumbled upon this cool Audi shooting flames in the parking lot. I wanted to try cooking a hot dog or marshmallows for smokes but….
AUDI RECEIVES ENTHUSIASTIC WELCOME AT LE MANS

AUDI RECEIVES ENTHUSIASTIC WELCOME AT LE MANS

The traditional Scrutineering at Place de la République marked the beginning of the ‘final countdown’ to the 82nd running of the Le Mans 24 Hours that will be started by Formula 1 driver Fernando Alonso at 3 p.m. local time on Saturday. A large number of fans and photographers –…
TOYOTA RACING POST FASTEST TIMES IN OFFICIAL LE MANS TESTING

TOYOTA RACING POST FASTEST TIMES IN OFFICIAL LE MANS TESTING

Toyota Racing’s build-up to this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours took another positive step on Sunday (1 June) with the two Toyota TS040 Hybrid setting the fastest lap times during official testing. More importantly, both cars completed a trouble-free and productive test, completing 88 laps and a distance of 1,200km.…
SUCCESSFUL LE MANS 24 HOUR TEST FOR AUDI R18 E-TRON QUATTRO

SUCCESSFUL LE MANS 24 HOUR TEST FOR AUDI R18 E-TRON QUATTRO

Audi intensively used the only testing opportunity for the Le Mans 24 Hours at the ‘Circuit des 24 Heures.’ The three R18 e-tron quattro cars on a total of 284 laps completed an aggregate of 3,870 kilometres before the 82nd running of the iconic endurance race on June 14 and 15. The…
MIGUEL MOLINA SHINES FOR AUDI IN HUNGARY

MIGUEL MOLINA SHINES FOR AUDI IN HUNGARY

33,000 spectators, including a large number of employees of the Audi plant Győr, experienced a spectacular DTM weekend at the Hungaroring near Budapest and another strong showing by the Audi RS 5 DTM. Miguel Molina, on finishing the race as the runner-up, managed to clinch the best result in his…
AUDI TRAVELS AS LEADER TO DTM AT BUDAPEST

AUDI TRAVELS AS LEADER TO DTM AT BUDAPEST

Next weekend (May 30 to June 1) the DTM is returning to Budapest after 26 years. Champion Mike Rockenfeller is traveling to round three of the season at the Hungaroring, where the drivers of all three manufacturers had met for pre-season track tests, as the new leader of the standings.…