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The Audi R18 E-TRON Quattro is Incredible

The Audi R18 E-TRON Quattro is Incredible

A twofold quantity of hybrid energy, fundamentally revised aerodynamics, the next step in lightweight design and a lot of detailed work characterize the fifth generation of the Audi R18. “The possibilities of the revolutionary regulations that have been in effect for LMP sports cars since 2014 are far from having…
Bull Run Crash – Why Not Go To Racetracks?

Bull Run Crash – Why Not Go To Racetracks?

The videos from the 2011 Bull Run accident of the supposed “flat tire” crash are finally online. Flat tire because that’s what the police report said. Which three years later is obviously a complete lie. The driver of the R8 simply moved over into Ice-T and caused this massive mess 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…
WORLD RALLY CHAMPION IN AUDI R8 LMS ULTRA

WORLD RALLY CHAMPION IN AUDI R8 LMS ULTRA

The Audi customer sport team Prosperia C. Abt Racing will make for a defining moment in the ADAC GT Masters next weekend. Two World Champions from completely different motorsport disciplines are sharing a 550-hp race car at the Lausitzring – an Audi R8 LMS ultra. World Rally Champion Sébastien Ogier will…
2001 Dallara SP1 Le Mans Prototype

2001 Dallara SP1 Le Mans Prototype

Following Dallara’s work in constructing the Toyota GT-One in 1998, Audi R8R in 1999, and Audi R8 in 2000, the company decided to use their expertise to develop their own Le Mans Prototype for the LMP900 class in 2001, specifically for use by customer teams as an alternative to the factory-backed efforts.While the design of the SP1 was…
2014 One Lap of America

2014 One Lap of America

Articles provided by Chad Lowers   Day 1 It’s 1300 on May 2nd, 2014, and we’re late to the start. Tech inspection ends at 1600 and the drivers meeting beings immediately after. We’re definitely going to miss both. Not the best start to our first One Lap. I’m in the passenger seat…
2014 AUDI R8 LMS CUP BOASTS STRONG FIELD

2014 AUDI R8 LMS CUP BOASTS STRONG FIELD

The Audi R8 LMS Cup is about to start its third season. With up to 24 entrants in the field it is more popular than ever and with a new push-to-pass system offers even more overtaking maneuvers than before. Among others, the driver line-up includes the Swiss Rahel Frey, the…
One Lap of America 2014 – Field Preview

One Lap of America 2014 – Field Preview

One lap of America is the modern version of the Cannonball Run which became too dangerous to run after a few years. Well it ran for most of the 1970’s but you get the idea. It used to be a flat-out race on public highways from one side of the country…