What makes a great race? Or a better question, what makes a race truly great? I wonder if it is the competition, the drivers, or could it be the challenge and heritage of the track itself? There is no doubt in my mind that without all of these elements the race could not be called […]
Truth in 24 documents the Audi racing team and their pursuit to win their fifth consecutive 24 Hours of Le Mans. This documentary captures all the excitement of this nearly devade-old race and the teams trying to win it. Truth In 24 airs nationally on ESPN Friday March 20th, 2009 at 8:00 PM Eastern time. […]
Any car enthusiast dreams of racing. It is part of what makes automobiles so much fun. The thrill of speed; the moment you get excited about acceleration and the uncontrollable smile that comes across your face when you press the gas pedal. This feeling can be felt while just driving through windy roads on the […]
Winning Le Mans is something Audi is no stranger to; and the 2008 24 hours of Le Mans was no different. Audi raced the diesel V12 R10 to victory yet again. The locals of the 24 hours of Le Mans take great pride in this event and know the history behind it. Lets see what […]
Audi has used the race track for the research and development of their vehicle technology for as long as the company has been around. Winning race after race, these technologies are in the Audis we see on the road today . The heritage of Audi and their race history can be seen at the Ingolstat […]
In 2002 a predisesor for the very successful Audi R8 Lemans racecar would begin to take shape in the form of an idea. This new project would be named “R10” and internal development from Audi would spare no expense to ensure victory. The Audi R10 began to truly take shape in 2003 when engine specifications […]
Recently I was lucky enough to find myself in beautiful Sonoma, California at the new Audi Forum located at the Infineon Raceway. While there for Audi Product training, I was introduced to one of the most stunning examples of Audi engineering, the RS4. At first glance the RS4 appeared to be only a more refined […]
As the 2008 model year comes to a close, the hand crafted Audi R8 is still sold out world wide. With a waiting list of over 2 years, the success and growth of the Audi brand comes with a price of exclusivity.