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Ten Years of TDI Success at Le Mans

by on 15 June 2016 in Audi News Motorsport

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It all began back in 2006 when Audi made history at Le Mans by becoming the first manufacturer to win the 24-hour endurance race with diesel power. That was with the R10 TDI, which wowed the crowds as it silently swept around the famed circuit. That early TDI racer featured a 5.5 liter aluminum block V12 diesel engine. The […] More…

Audi Has Cause for Optimism at Le Mans, Says McNish

by on 7 June 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News Motorsport

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We reported yesterday that despite Audi’s Lucas di Grassi turning in the best lap time around Le Mans at yesterday’s free practice, conclusions were difficult to draw from the early test, but Audi’s Allan McNish says that the results are promising. “There are early positive signs,” McNish told Motorsport.com. “The long run with the #8 […] More…

Automobile Club de l’Ouest Lists 24 Best Reasons to Attend Le Mans

by on 25 May 2016 in Motorsport

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With the historic Le Mans 24 Hour endurance race just 24 days away, everyone is getting excited for the annual event. The race organizers, Automobile Club de l’Ouest, have listed the 24 best reasons to attend. This will be the 84th running of the world’s most famous endurance race, the organizers are looking to make […] More…

#ThrowbackThursday: The Backstory of Truth in 24

by on 31 March 2016 in Video

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With the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship rapidly approaching, we figured it would be a good time to look back at what arguably made Audi Sport’s WEC effort universally loved and respected- Audi and NFL Film’s “Truth in 24.” The brainchild of Audi of America’s then Chief Marketing Officer and current CEO Scott Keogh, and […] More…

Audi Motorsport Newsletter

by on 8 February 2016 in Audi News

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Audi to contest Le Mans with two Audi R18 cars Dindo Capello receives an award in Italy Special reception for Phoenix Racing in Australia On Friday, the Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO) presented the field of 60 teams for the Le Mans 24 Hours. Audi will be tackling the most important endurance race of the […] More…

ACO and Michelin Pair to Launch European GT3 Series with Le Mans Round

by on 23 October 2015 in Motorsport

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The ACO used the final round of the European Le Mans Series to announce a new European market GT3 series to be called the Michelin GT3 Le Mans Cup. Set to run mainly on ELMS weekends, the new series will also include a round on the full Le Mans 24h circuit during the 24 Hour […] More…

Audi F1 Rumors Just Got a Whole Lot More Serious

by on 22 September 2015 in Motorsport Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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Rumors surrounding an Audi move to Formula 1 just got a whole lot more credible this morning when Georg Kacher published a story in Autobild that seems to confirm an intended move. Essentially, it says Audi will move to F1 in 2018. Not surprisingly, Audi has been quick to quell those rumors. Aren’t There Always […] More…

Video: Audi Sport Teams with Camden Thrasher for Stunning Stop Motion Le Mans Tribute

by on 23 July 2015 in Motorsport PhotoGraphic Video

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If you’re an ardent fan of Le Mans, then you may have caught last year’s stop motion tribute to the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The video was a mix of hundreds of photos run in video format to create an incredibly picturesque stop motion homage. Audi Sport liked it so much, they worked with Camden this year to replicate the work with a decided focus on Audi. More…

Motorsport News Update: FIA WEC and Le Mans

by on 1 July 2015 in Motorsport

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24 Hours of Spa: Le Mans Winners and DTM Champion to Compete for Audi [source: Audi Sport] Four Le Mans winners, a DTM Champion, plus many GT winners – the four new Audi R8 LMS cars will be well-filled at the Spa 24 Hours on July 25/26, 2015. In Audi Sport Team WRT, last year’s […] More…

24 Hours of Le Mans Mega Gallery Now Uploaded

by on 23 June 2015 in Audi News

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So the 2015 24 Hours of Le Mans didn’t go down exactly as planned. Audi Sport’s top placing R18 managed third, also marking only the third time since 2000 that Ingolstadt hasn’t taken home the win. But, while this year’s victory went to Porsche, that didn’t stop it from being one of the most hotly contested races that we can remember. In as much, we’re pleased to say that our vast photo gallery of the event is now live. More…

2015 24 Hours of Le Mans: Event Index

by on 10 June 2015 in 2015 24 Hours of Le Mans Events Coverage

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Follow our ongoing race week coverage of the 2015 24 Hours of Le Mans here. More…

Lapping Le Mans: Video Tracking Changes to the 24 Hour Circuit over 56 Years

by on 10 June 2015 in Motorsport

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With top tier brands like Audi, Porsche, Toyota and Nissan ready to slug it out at Le Mans this week with four different technology strategies, it is all too obvious that we are witnessing a modern Golden age era of endurance racing. Given that, comparing it with earlier halcyon eras seems appropriate. Thanks to the breadth […] More…