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2012 Audi RS5

Audi FSI Technology: From Le Mans Victory To The Latest RS 5

In this second installment of Audi’s Moments of Truth video series, which gives us a behind-the-scenes look at the automaker’s epic achievements in motorsport, we learn the story of how FSI technology led to the Audi Joest R8 victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans back in 2001. The video... read more

August 8, 2012 by
 
Fred Schrader and Kevin Buckler - Anne Proffit photo

Winery Pals Schrader And Buckler Take Podium In Aston Martin Festival

Much of the attention at last weekend's 24 Hours of Mans went toward the 80th edition of the 24-hour race, but there were support events as well, including the Aston Martin... read more June 22, 2012 by


 
Toyota's TS030 hybrid was quick in the early going - Toyota Racing photo

Toyota Racing Evaluates TS030 Hybrid's First Racing Foray At Le Mans

Toyota Racing came to the 24 Heures du Mans for its first World Endurance Championship race with two TS030 hybrid LMP1 prototypes. They had a good qualifying effort that saw... read more June 21, 2012 by


 
Jet Alliance Lotus Evora GT1 at Le Mans in 2011 - Anne Proffit photo

FIA Sets 2013 GT1 World Championship Parameters

A meeting called by the World Motor Sport Council (WMSC) last Friday, June 15 resulted in changes to the FIA GT1 World Championship going forward in 2013. The FIA's WMSC is... read more June 20, 2012 by


 
The full Nissan DeltaWing team - Anne Proffit photo

Nissan DeltaWing Driver’s Two-Hour Struggle To Get Back In Le Mans: Video

When it comes to endurance racing, the emotional strength and will to succeed is often the edge teams need to come out on top. Satoshi Motoyama, one of three drivers that... read more June 19, 2012 by


 
Fassler, Lotterer, Treluyer celebrate their second straight Le Mans win - Anne Proffit photo

Audi e-tron quattro Goes 1-2 At Le Mans 24 Hour

Perhaps it wasn't the competitive 24-hour race in the top, LMP1 class that both Audi and Toyota - and fans of the sport - had been hoping for, but the 80th edition of the 24... read more June 18, 2012 by


 
Toyota TS030 hybrid Le Mans prototype flying through the air at 24 Hours of Le Mans

Davidson’s Toyota Flips In The Air During Le Mans Crash: Video

The number 8 Toyota TS030 LMP1 being driven by Britain’s Anthony Davidson suffered a major a crash just before the five-hour mark of the 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance... read more June 16, 2012 by


 
Mazda/Lola LMP2 car at Le Mans - Courtesy Mazda

Mazda Returning To Le Mans As Diesel Engine Supplier

Mazda is coming back to Le Mans in 2013 as an engine supplier in the LMP2 class, having formally made its announcement prior to the start of the 80th edition of the 24 Hours... read more June 16, 2012 by


 
Photo courtesy Audi Motorsport

Audi Secures Le Mans Front Row With Two Different Types of R18

Racing hybrid cars is mainstream. Both Audi and Toyota proved this statement to be fact during the final two qualifying sessions for this year's 80th edition of the 24 Hours... read more June 15, 2012 by


 
Photo courtesy Corvette Racing

Corvette Racing 'Flat Out' For Le Mans: Episodes 1-3

For most of us, a day at the track is practice--improving the driver, improving the car, getting used to a new course. For the pros, it's a performance, where all of the... read more June 14, 2012 by


 
2012 Audi LMP1 race car

ACO And FIA Reveal 2014 LMP1 Regulations

Before action begins on the track at Le Mans the Thursday prior to the 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race, the Automobie Club de l'Ouest (ACO) holds a press conference to... read more June 14, 2012 by


 
Photo courtesy Audi Motorsport

Audi e-tron quattro Cars Lead Provisional Le Mans Qualifying

This year Audi has two sets of cars entered in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, both of them based on its R18 prototype. However, tt has substantially revised the race-winning LMP1... read more June 14, 2012 by


 
Photo courtesy DeltaWing

Nissan DeltaWing Steering Wheel: The Details With Marino Franchitti

With the daunting task of preparing the Nissan DeltaWing for its racing debut at the 24 Hours of Le Mans this weekend almost complete--but the whole race ahead--the team has... read more June 13, 2012 by


 
Carroll Shelby and Roy Salvadori at the 1959 24 Hours of Le Mans

1959 Aston Martin DBR1 To Honor Shelby, Salvadori At Le Mans

The 24 Hours of Le Mans runs this weekend, and as part of the festival that accompanies the event, the 1959 Aston Martin DBR1 will return to the scene of its victory in the... read more June 13, 2012 by


 
The full Nissan DeltaWing team - Anne Proffit photo

The Task Of Le Mans Begins For Nissan DeltaWing

The sports car world is gathered in France for the 80th annual 24 Hours of Le Mans twice-around-the-clock endurance contest. The single-day test session took place a week... read more June 13, 2012 by


 
Franck Montagny - Anne Proffit photo

Montagny Takes Over OAK LMP1 Car For Injured Moreau At Le Mans

Always the racing must go on. As Guillaume Moreau continues to recover and gain feeling throughout his body following a heavy crash of his OAK LMP1 prototype during pre-race... read more June 8, 2012 by


 
 

 
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