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World Endurance Champion Allan McNish Announces Retirement

posted by on 17 December 2013 in Motorsport News News

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Editor’s Note: We were surprised this morning to get the news that current World Endurance Champion and three time LeMans 24 Hour overall winner Allan McNish is stepping down from his position as a factory driver for Audi Sport. Mr. McNish is a class act all around, and it’s with mixed feelings that we post […] More…

Audi Releases First Images of 2014 R18

posted by on 12 December 2013 in Motorsport News

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Words and photos: Audi Sport Editor’s Note: Audi Sport today released the first images of its 2014 R18 e-tron quattro. Below is Audi’s press release on the new car. Check out some full size images in our gallery on the right. The next Audi R18 e-tron quattro The name remains unchanged but the technology is […] More…

Diesels Face Stricter Regulations for 2012 Le Mans

posted by on 10 October 2011 in Motorsport News

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There’s no debating the fact that the diesel prototypes from both Audi and Peugeot have been completely dominant in the past few years of Le Mans racing. New regulations may change that in 2012. More…

Range Rover Evoque Heading to Dakar with BMW Power

posted by on 26 September 2011 in Motorsport News

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The Excite Rallye Raid Team will head to Dakar this year representing England with an all-British racing team and a Range Rover Evoque body on its truck, but BMW power beneath the skin. More…

Black Falcon SLS AMG GT3 Commemorates 40 Years of AMG at Spa-Francorchamps

posted by on 26 July 2011 in Motorsport News

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Like father, like son. It applies even to racing beautiful Mercedes-Benzes at the 24 Hours of Spa. Hans Heyer and his son Kenneth are proof of that. More…

458 Grand Am: No Such Thing as Too Many Ferrari Race Cars

posted by on 20 July 2011 in Motorsport News

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Ferrari already has the 458 Challenge, the 458 GT2, and the 458 GT3. Now there’s also a 458 for Grand Am racing here in the US, which only proves that there’s no such thing as too much of a good thing. More…

BMW Rolls Out 2012 M3 DTM Concept

posted by on 18 July 2011 in Motorsport News

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At the end of the last week we saw Audi’s new A5 DTM car sketched out and today we see BMW’s M3 in concept form. 2012 looks to be a very good year for DTM racing. More…

Audi Sketches Out 2012 A5 DTM Race Car

posted by on 15 July 2011 in Motorsport News

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For a number of years now, Audi has been racing its four-door sports sedan, the A4, in Germany’s DTM series. That’ll change when the sexy A5 takes over next year. More…

Group Lotus Announces Formation of Lotus Sport USA

posted by on 15 July 2011 in Motorsport News

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Yesterday, Group Lotus announced the formation of Lotus Sport USA, a team that will begin testing at a new facility at NCCAR later this year and join IMSA for a full schedule in 2012. More…

Porsche Will Return to LMP1 Racing at 2014 24 Hours of Le Mans

posted by on 30 June 2011 in Motorsport News

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LMP1 racing in recent years has mostly been an Audi versus Peugeot affair, which is fine, but things are about to get far more interesting in a few short years. Porsche has confirmed it will return to Le Mans’ top class in 2014. More…