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Spy Video: Audi A5 Spotting in and Around Nurburgring

by on 1 July 2015 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos Video

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Test mules of the new Audi A5 and S5 test mules have been spied with some regularity over the last few weeks, though now we’ve found a video that gives even more detail of the new coupes. This footage, posted by Auto motor und Sport, shows an A5 mule rounding the Nurburgring, then driving on public roads nearby, and finally parked behind a fence.

Video: Lap the Nurburgring with Raeder Motorsport’s Insane Road-Legal Audi TT RS

by on 29 June 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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At the risk of turning to a played out term, we suspect Raeder Motorsport enjoys a bit of an unfair advantage in building the ultimate roadgoing TT RS. The racing team has campaigned Audi Sport customer racing’s TT RS VLN racers for years, and it has the ability to dip into that expertise (and parts bin).

Audi SQ7 Test Mule Sideswipes Barrier During Nurburgring Testing

by on 17 June 2015 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos Video

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In a lot of ways, a vehicle testing at the Nurburgring is a bit of an official coming out party. When a test mule turns up at the so-called ‘Green Hell’, you know it’s nearly ready for launch. Manufacturer test days are part of the ‘Ring’s annual schedule, and spy photographers head there to catch the latest cars in pre-release guise. Of course, the downside to such media attendance is that any little mistake may be caught on camera. Take this Audi SQ7 mule.

B9 Audi A5 Test Mule Spied at Nurburgring

by on 16 June 2015 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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There’s no doubt the next-generation MLB-evo based B9 Audis’ arrival is imminent. We’ve been seeing A4 and S4 test mules for a while now, but just this week our spy photographer partners have now spied the new A5 as well. Internally, we’ve heard good things about the design of the new A5, but this is […] More…

Bilstein and Nürburgring Extend Partnership

by on 21 May 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Cooperation for another five years Inauguration of BILSTEIN bend Nürburg, Ennepetal. There are combinations that are simply unparalleled – such as that of the tradition-steeped Eifel race track and the suspension expert BILSTEIN.  The strain put on suspensions during 20.832 km in the “Green Hell” equals that of 365 days of trips from Hamburg to Munich […] More…

Audi R8 LMS Victorious at Nürburgring 24 Hours

by on 19 May 2015 in Motorsport

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Audi’s GT3 race car immediately an endurance race winner  Third Nürburgring success for Audi in four years  Thrilling battle for victory ends in 40-second advantage Ingolstadt/Nürburg – The Audi R8 LMS managed a brilliant 24-hour racing debut by clinching victory at the Nürburgring. Audi only unveiled its GT3 race car ten weeks ago – now […] More…

New Audi R8 LMS Wins Nürburgring 24h

by on 17 May 2015 in Audi News

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You have to figure there are those in Ingolstadt who hoped for an outcome like this. The new Audi R8 LMS #28 has just won the 24 Hours of Nurburgring.

Watch the 24 Hours of Nurburgring Live

by on 16 May 2015 in Motorsport

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Just in case you wanted to watch it, the 24 Hours of Nurburgring is going on now. Watch it live here. More…

All Four Audi R8 LMS Cars on the First Five Rows of Grid for Nürburgring 24 Hours

by on 15 May 2015 in Motorsport

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The new Audi R8 LMS has passed its initial ‘field assessment’ in the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring. With a gap of only 1.6 seconds, Pierre Kaffer (D) for Audi Sport Team WRT achieved fifth place in the individual time trials of the top-30 qualifying session. His team-mate Nico Müller (CH) trailed him by merely 0.379 seconds on the 25.378-kilometer Nordschleife. Audi Sport Team Phoenix completed the results in positions nine and ten.

Motorsport News Update: Nürburgring 24 Preview

by on 15 May 2015 in Motorsport

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This coming weekend marks the running of the legendary 24 Hours of Nürburgring. As usual, we plan a car-by-car run-down Audi entries both factory-backed and independent, as well as Audi-powered entries such as the 4.0 TFSI-powered Bentley Continental GT3. Below is a summary of press releases and previews from various teams and organizations preparing for this […] More…

New Audi R8 LMS Celebrates First Race Victory

by on 30 April 2015 in Motorsport

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First victory for the second generation Audi R8 LMS: only seven weeks after its world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show, Audi Sport Team WRT clinched a one-two with the new GT3 sportscar in the VLN endurance championship at the Nürburgring. More…

Spied: Is This Test Mule the New Audi TT RS?

by on 27 April 2015 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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We’ve got a new spy photo for you today that is a bit of a puzzler. This isn’t part of a set, depicting a car on some wintry road in North Sweden, some single track in Namibia or logging laps at the Nurburgring. No, this Audi TT was spied parked… but parked at an Audi test facility near the Nurburgring during test week. More…