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  1. Blog
    Audi Sport just finished a test at Monza and we're finding photos and video popping up online depicting the event. First up (as seen above) are photos from the Balang Project blog. The blog has a whole collection of shots in addition to the one above and in them you can clearly see some...
  2. Audi Sport
    Audi Sport just finished a test at Monza and we're finding photos and video popping up online depicting the event. First up (as seen above) are photos from the Balang Project blog. The blog has a whole collection of shots in addition to the one above and in them you can clearly see some...
  3. Blog
    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...
  4. Blog
    #4FACT Titanium Exhaust Manufacturer Akrapovic Has Made Exhausts for Audi Le Mans Racers Since 2009. Context When Audi pulled the covers off of its new R18 e-tron quattro Le Mans racecar last night, we noticed a new sponsorship decal on the car... that of Akrapovic, the manufacturer of...
  5. Blog
    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...
  6. Blog
    Though news of this broke last week, we wanted to pass our readers a reminder that the February Download Pack for Forza Motorsport 4 is available as of today. This is great news for Audi motorsport enthusiasts since the pack includes the #2 "Red Sonja" Audi R18 TDI that won the 2011 24 Hours of...
  7. Blog
    Congratulations are in order for our friend Eric Gilbert from Motorsport.com who's won the The Sarthe Endurance Photo competition with this beautiful shot of two Audi R18s slicing through the quiet French countryside during pre-race practice last June. Eric headed out to a spot between Mulsanne...
  8. Blog
    Here's to an enjoyable and successful new year to all of our readers and also to the executives and workers at Audi as well as the team at Audi Sport. Here at Fourtitude, we've got big plans for 2012, including a full site redesign with plenty of new resources and functionality. We've been...
  9. Blog
    Little known fact: Christmas trees are a German tradition and the first documented example in the USA was just down the road from Fourtitude's Pennsylvania offices thanks to a large local German population. Every June there's also a large German population in Le Mans as well, and they've got...
  10. Blog
    We've got a few more nuggets for those following closely the Audi Sport test in Sebring this week. First, we're hearing a rumor from an often reliable source outside of Audi that there may be four R18s on the grid at Le Mans. This would include two R18 TDIs and two R18 hybrids (presumably hybrid...
  11. Blog
    Earlier today Fourtitude published PR photos and a press release issued by Audi Sport about a test this week in Sebring of Audi's 2012 LMP1 conspicuously not referred to as "R18" . Since that time, many websites have begun analysis and/or speculation. Here's a quick summary, including some of...
  12. The Car Lounge
    When it comes to driving cool Audis, I can't complain (words by George Achorn). As editor of Fourtitude I've had the chance to sample cars like the R8 GT , the R8 V12 TDI Le Mans Concept , the Audi quattro Concept and even an early A5 drivetrain mule of the latter dubbed "The Beast" . It's rare...
  13. Blog
    When it comes to driving cool Audis, I can't complain. As editor of Fourtitude I've had the chance to sample cars like the R8 GT , the R8 V12 TDI Le Mans Concept , the Audi quattro Concept and even an early A5 drivetrain mule of the latter dubbed "The Beast" . It's rare that I'm green with...
  14. The Car Lounge
    Over the last two weeks we've logged as many trips to Germany and visited the Audi Forum Ingolstadt on four separate days. Beyond the gratuitous FourSquare mayorships we've netted at Audi's world HQ , the real thing we learned was just how much to see and experience there is going on in and...
  15. Blog
    Over the last two weeks we've logged as many trips to Germany and visited the Audi Forum Ingolstadt on four separate days. Beyond the gratuitous FourSquare mayorships we've netted at Audi's world HQ , the real thing we learned was just how much to see and experience there is going on in and...
  16. Blog
    The ACO has announced technical regulations for the 2012 24 Hours of Le Mans and the big news revolves around performance leveling for diesels, specifically 6% less flow on restrictors for diesels. While at Le Mans, we spoke to Audi Sport engine czar Ullrich Baretzky about such a development...
  17. Blog
    On the morning ahead of last weekend's running of Petit Le Mans, Fast Lane Daily's JF Musial had a chance to sit down with Audi Sport engineer Leena Gade. Gade herself has enjoyed a fair degree of notoriety since her winning the 24 Hours in June as the first female lead engineer to do so. Since...
  18. Blog
    We've just added the second round of photos to our Frankfurt show gallery. Folders that have grown include the Audi Stand with shots of the Audi Exclusive A8 and the #2 Le Mans winning Audi R18 TDI known as 'Red Sonja'. We're not sure if the latter is the real car or not because Audi tends to...
  19. Blog
    In the land of car geeks, even those not obsessed with video gaming consoles and the like have probably sampled driving sim super games such as Forza Motorsport or Gran Turismo. What you may not know though is that there's a whole online driving sim world that takes the vehicle and racing...
  20. Blog
    Audi race fans take note, Howden Haynes (a.k.a. "H") has set up a Twitter account, joining the ranks of driver @AllanMcNish and an official team account at @Audi__Sport. The Audi Sport R18 squads haven't yet raced since Howden set up his account but we're curious what sort of background insight...
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