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  1. Volkswagen News Blog
    Daytona is going to be extremely busy this week, but among all the rolling thunder there will be a first. For the first time ever an all-female team will race for the chequered flag in the Grand Sport class. The racers are Ashley Freiberg and Gosia Rdest, whose surname is missing at least one...
  2. Misc. Professional Racing
    Winning a race is hard. There are surprisingly few drivers who can even lay claim to winning a top-level professional race, and nearly none can say that they’ve won a race from the roof of their car, but following this weekend’s FIA GT Race at Macau, Laurens Vanthoor managed to win upside down...
  3. Audi Sport
    Flying Lizard is weighing a potential move to the Pirelli World Challenge reports Marshall Pruett over at Racer Magazine. According to the story, the Flying Lizard Motorsport crew who's been running two Audi R8 LMS "GTD" spec cars in the United Sportscar Championship this season has been...
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  5. Blog
    No Audi R8 for GTC One very disappointing comment made by ALMS series President Scott Atherton in his State of the Series address was on 2011 plans for the GTC class. Close to GT3 specs in which the R8 LMS already competes in Europe, the GTC class will soldier on with 2010 and 2011 Carrera Cup...
  6. Audi Sport
    No Audi R8 for GTC One very disappointing comment made by ALMS series President Scott Atherton in his State of the Series address was on 2011 plans for the GTC class. Close to GT3 specs in which the R8 LMS already competes in Europe, the GTC class will soldier on with 2010 and 2011 Carrera Cup...
  7. Blog
    SPEED Friday released a news story surrounding Audi's exploration of options for the 2011 racing season. Penned by Marshall Pruett, the piece was highly detailed and outlined many aspects of Audi's 2011 planning... moreso than most rumor pieces and highly consistent with what we've heard thus...
  8. Audi Sport
    Back in May we reported on Baltimore, Maryland's approval of a street course race by the IndyCar series planned for August 2011. Set to split the distance between Baltimore's Inner Harbor and Camden Yards where the Baltimore Orioles baseball team calls home, the event had obvious potential. Back...
  9. Blog
    Back in May we reported on Baltimore, Maryland's approval of a street course race by the IndyCar series planned for August 2011. Set to split the distance between Baltimore's Inner Harbor and Camden Yards where the Baltimore Orioles baseball team calls home, the event had obvious potential. Back...
  10. Audi Sport
    Stefan Johansson will return to the wheel of an Audi this summer when the Swede drives a R8 LMS GT3 sports car for United Autosports in the Spa 24 Hours (31 July-1 August). The 53-year-old Los Angeles-based Scandinavian is a veteran of almost twenty 24 Hour races and won the legendary Le...
  11. R8 (All Generations)
    We've just stumbled across several video clips on YouTube documenting two UK magazines (EVO and AutoCar) test driving the Audi R8 LMS racecar, specifically one of the United AutoSports cars. Watch below. EVO Magazine AutoCar Magazine
  12. Blog
    We've just stumbled across several video clips on YouTube documenting two UK magazines (EVO and AutoCar) test driving the Audi R8 LMS racecar, specifically one of the United AutoSports cars. Watch below. EVO Magazine AutoCar Magazine
  13. Blog
    Forget what you know about stereotypes. Germanic order seems to be lost on the 24 Hours of Nurburgring. This iconic racecourse aptly named ‘Green Hell’ features 14+ miles of winding undulating graffiti-marked pavement and turns known crassly as the ‘Toilet Bowl’. The 24-hour race that happens...
  14. Audi Sport
    Forget what you know about stereotypes. Germanic order seems to be lost on the 24 Hours of Nurburgring. This iconic racecourse aptly named ‘Green Hell’ features 14+ miles of winding undulating graffiti-marked pavement and turns known crassly as the ‘Toilet Bowl’. The 24-hour race that happens...
  15. Audi Sport
    The Audi R8 LMS remains as best in class in the 24-hour race on the Nürburgring-Nordschleife: Also during its second outing in the “green hell”, the world's longest and toughest race track, the mid-engine sportscar crossed the finish line as winner of the GT3 class (SP9). With third place...
  16. Audi Sport
    Ingolstadt/Nürburg, May 14, 2010 – The Audi R8 LMS looks to be the car to beat in the 38th running of the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring: Four of the fascinating mid-engine sportscars start the race on Saturday at 3:00 p.m. from the first four grid positions. The two Audi customer teams ABT...
  17. Audi Sport
    More than 200 vehicles will contest the Nürburging 24 Hours this weekend – including seven Audi R8 LMS cars entered by the Audi customer teams ABT Sportsline, Black Falcon and Phoenix Racing. More than 200,000 spectators are expected to turn out for the 38th edition of the endurance classic...
  18. Blog
    You'd think with the seemingly limitless number of television channels and stations on Satellite Radio that car enthusiasts looking for coverage of series in other markets like Europe and Japan would have no problem monitoring most races much less iconic ones like the 24 Hours of Nurburgring...
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