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  1. Volkswagen News Blog
    In its continuing effort to liquidate its erstwhile Le Mans team, Porsche has turned the tires that the 919 Hybrid ran its last Le Mans on into vinyl records. The records tell the story of Porsche’s gilded history at the legendary endurance race and lasts only 24 minutes. Just 200 of these...
  2. Volkswagen News Blog
    There’s finally a Bugatti Chiron you can afford. Last November, LEGO unveiled its new Ford GT set that includes both the iconic Ford GT40 and the new Ford GT that won Le Mans 24 Hours into 1966 and 2016, respectively. The toy company has just announced that more Speed Champions sets will be...
  3. Blog
    Of course when Audi pulled the wraps off of its new R18 TDI last week the car was shown in a menacing matte black and exposed black carbon fiber. Audi has a tradition of showing its new cars in the so-called buff black most preferred by evil-doers and sith lords but the car is bound to get a new...
  4. Blog
    What? The day is finally here and there are no photos of Audi's new R18 racer all over the web? Why? We've summarized what we know below for those who are waiting on the edge of their seats to see what Audi brings to the table. <b>1. Today is a Go</b> When we reported earlier this week about...
  5. Blog
    We get some photos via our various sources that make us scratch our heads and some that simply make us laugh aloud. This is usually followed by an attempt to caption what's going on. So why not apply to the above? I was just revisiting our photo gallery from the 1000 km of Spa earlier this...
  6. Blog
    We ran a link to this video last week when Audi TV published it on YouTube but now an English translation has surfaced from Audi of America and given most of our readership is English-speaking we've decided to re-post. Watch it below.
  7. Blog
    We're readying our final recap of Le Mans and that process includes producing a lot of content we simply didn't have time to publish in the heat of the race (though you may have seen some of this via Audi USA social media outlets as we were also contributing to them). Below are several videos...
  8. Blog
    For those outside of the small circle of Audi Sport or the larger circle of motorsport hyper fans, John Brooks is one very admired British-born motorsport photographer. We had the pleasure of sitting near him in the Le Mans media center and are still trying to stop using terms like "bollocks" as...
  9. Audi Sport
    Ingolstadt, June 17, 2010 – In the fastest race in Le Mans history Audi achieved its ninth triumph. Key facts on the historic Le Mans exploit of the brand with the four rings. With its ninth victory Audi has equalized Ferrari in the roll of honor of the endurance classic which has been held...
  10. Blog
    When we posted a link to Allan McNish's video blog from Spa several weeks ago we were impressed by the behind the scenes view the Scot gave us even if it was out of focus, and even more impressed by how many of our readers thoroughly enjoyed the bit. So, when we ran into Allan at Le Mans we...
  11. Blog
    Unless you live under a rock you already know about Audi snapping up a 1-2-3 win at Le Mans this past weekend. In an effort to celebrate the people at Audi have dreamed up the #Audi Truth in 24 Sweepstakes whereby you re-tweeting a message about the win may net you a seat at the Audi Sportscar...
  12. Blog
    Audi TV has published several videos about the 2010 24 Hours of Le Mans. Several are in German, but they're still worth a watch even if you don't speak it. Watch them below.
  13. R8 (All Generations)
    Audi presents an Audi e-tron technology platform based on the R8 at the most important sports car race of the year. Racing legend Frank Biela drove the purely electric powered high-performance sports car during the Le Mans vers le futur, a demonstration run for electric vehicles, giving Audi...
  14. Blog
    As we packed up our gear to head out of the Le Mans circuit on Sunday following Audi's awesome 1-2-3 victory at Le Mans in the wake of continued engine failures from the speed dominating Peugeots we found ourselves amidst a really interesting conversation with a person "in-the-know" with Peugeot...
  15. R8 (All Generations)
    Audi's been promoting the fact that an "e-tron" would lap Le Mans this week as part of a demonstration of alternative fuel vehicles shown at speed just before the start of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Joining cars like the Porsche GT3 hybrid and natural gas powered Volkswagen Scirocco that both ran...
  16. Blog
    Audi's been promoting the fact that an "e-tron" would lap Le Mans this week as part of a demonstration of alternative fuel vehicles shown at speed just before the start of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Joining cars like the Porsche GT3 hybrid and natural gas powered Volkswagen Scirocco that both ran...
  17. Blog
    This morning the 24 Hours of Le Mans started slightly differently when the ACO implemented a new/old style "Le Mans Start" by positioning starting drivers across the front straight from their cars and teams. Click below for a link to our starting grid gallery with many original photos from the...
  18. Blog
    Yesterday during 24 Hours of Le Mans race week we attended the driver parade, one of the most intense moments of the week where thousands and thousands of fans mob the city center to cheer on drivers. Check out hundreds more photos after the jump. 2010 24 Hours of Le Mans Photo Gallery
  19. Blog
    We've just added photos from around the track on Friday. This includes many shots of the Matte Suzuka Grey R8 GT on display at the Audi Racing Arena and also an A1 on display at the AreA1 in the village with Wasabi Green interior option. Check out more photos after the jump...
  20. Blog
    We've just added photos from Audi Sport and our own original shots from the Friday Audi Sport Press Conference at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Check them out in our Le Mans photo gallery below. Full Story
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