Audi starts the 2011 sports car season in the 12 Hours of Sebring on March 19. Making its final appearance is the Audi R15 TDI, which had to be modified to comply with the new regulations and which carries the project name “R15 plus plus” internally. Timo Bernhard/Romain Dumas/Mike Rockenfeller (D/F/D), last year’s Le Mans winners, as well as Dindo Capello/Allan McNish/Tom Kristensen (I/GB/DK), Le-Mans winners from 2008, drive the two diesel race sports cars. Continue reading ‘Audi R15 TDI bids farewell at Sebring’
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With 3.5 hours down, we have a great battle going at the front. Both, Audi and Peugeot, have had a few mishaps with the latest coming to the #9 Audi R15 TDI. Andre Lotterer now sits 15 laps down.
Anthony Davidson and Dindo Capello are running 1st and 2nd respectively with a 3 second gap.
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After an almost exactly one-year break Audi will contest a race again for the first time in the USA: at the “Petit Le Mans” endurance classic at Road Atlanta (U.S. state of Georgia) on October 2, Audi Sport Team Joest will field two Audi R15 TDI cars driven by Dindo Capello/Tom Kristensen/Allan McNish and Marcel Fässler/André Lotterer/Benoît Treluyer. Continue reading ‘Audi is back in the USA with R15 TDI to take on Petit Le Mans and Peugeot’
Audi’s assault on the new Intercontinental Cup next season does not preclude a full-time return to the American Le Mans Series.
Audi Sport boss Wolfgang Ullrich has revealed that the German manufacturer is evaluating mounting its first full campaign in the United States since 2008. He said Audi is “looking into whether it makes sense and whether it can be handled” alongside its attack on the new seven-race Intercontinental Le Mans Cup in 2011. Continue reading ‘Audi eyes ALMS return’
Our good friend Josh over at Quattroworld.com headed over to Circuit de la Sarthe earlier this month for something called the 24 Hours of Le Mans. On top of that all he brought home was a lousy t-shirt that said….
Just kidding! He brought back some awesome swag from some team who won the race in spectacular fashion. Oh, yes AUDI!! Vorsprung durch Technik reigned supreme and literally demolished the Lion in Peugeot.
Now you too can own a piece of history by entering the raffle to win some of this coveted Audi propaganda. Just head over to Quattroworld.com for directions and more pics of the swag!
*Bit late on this so hurry as it ends June 30, Midnight PST
Big thanks to Josh for this!
Audi will celebrate its record victory at the Le Mans 24 Hours, which saw the highest speed in the history of the endurance classic that has been held since 1923, with its employees at the Neckarsulm and Ingolstadt locations. (continue reading…)
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 since 1923. Only Porsche with 16 wins (in 60 events) is even more successful. In total, 24 different marques are on the list of winners. (continue reading…)
Another amazing piece from Clashproduction