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    Official: 2015 Audi R8 Competition ready to rock LA
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    The heyday of the first-generation Audi R8 is winding down, and the Four Rings already has a bespoke factory to start building the next model soon. In the meantime, the German brand is sending its supercar off with a bang at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show in the form of this limited-edition 2015 ...

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    Motorsports: Felix Baumgartner parachutes into racing at Nürburgring 24
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    There are plenty of commonalities to be found between astronauts and racing drivers. Both are daredevils by definition (if not by trade), both subject themselves to unfathomable G forces and both face very real risks when strapped into machinery that makes the very best use of advanced ...

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    Motorsports: The 2014 Rolex 24 at Daytona: What we learned, what we saw
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    Two days after the flag dropped on the 2014 Rolex 24 at Daytona, people are still trying to figure out what it might portend for the rest of the season. In 24 hours, two minutes and 24 seconds, 695 laps were completed by the car that crossed the line first. During that time, 67 cars began the ...

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    Motorsports: Conquest and controversy conclude the 2014 Rolex 24 at Daytona [spoilers]
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    If you don't wish to know who won the 2014 Rolex 24 at Daytona, you should avert your eyes right now. We'll even give you a double-space to skedaddle... For those of you still with us, the first race in the United SportsCar Championship (USCC) is done, but the discussions about it certainly ...

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    Motorsports: Notes and notations on the 2014 Rolex 24 at Daytona [w/video]
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    This year is the 52nd edition of the Daytona 24 Hours. The 2014 Rolex 24 at Daytona is also the first race of the year in the brand new TUDOR United SportsCar Championship (TUSCC) With the merger of the American Le Mans Series and Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series rewriting and revising the rules ...

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    Official: Audi reveals driver lineup and livery for Rolex 24 at Daytona
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    Audi has announced driver lineups for its customer teams running the R8 LMS GTD in this year's Rolex 24 at Daytona. The Rolex 24 is the first event for the inaugural season of the new United SportsCar Championship series, which merges the old Grand-Am Series with the American Le Mans Series. The ...

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    Motorsports: Honda, Audi sweep European tin-top championships
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    Despite his win at the Japanese Grand Prix this weekend, Sebastian Vettel still has another race or two to go before he can claim his fourth consecutive World Championship in Formula 1. Back in Europe, however, this weekend saw several championship titles decided in a variety of tin-top racing ...

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    Motorsports: Audi R8 LMS claims second victory in SCCA World Challenge series
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    After starting on the pole but falling behind mid-race, James Sofronas earned back the lead position to take victory at the Pirelli World Challenge event held at the Long Beach Grand Prix this past weekend. Driving the No. 14 GMG/Mobil 1 Audi R8 LMS, Sofronas was near the front of the pack when ...

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    Motorsports: Audi R8 LMS Ultra claims overall victory at Nürburgring 24 Hours
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    Audi has claimed its first overall victory at the Nürburgring 24 Hour race with the R8 LMS Ultra finishing in both first and second place. The win comes after a slew of endurance race wins for Audi in the last 12 months including the Bathurst 12 Hour and the 24 hour races at Spa and ...

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    Video: Watch Carlos Sainz flog this Audi R8 LMS around an 80-year-old GP track
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    Certain videos, when the protagonists speak a foreign language, don't need subtitles: Mexican telenovelas, dolphins in love and auto racing are but three. Although the narration is in Spanish and there isn't any racing in this video of former WRC Champion Carlos Sainz and current DTM driver ...

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    Exclusive: An inside look at the Audi R8 LMS and its future of racing in the U.S.
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    Audi's customer racing program with the R8 LMS has been an unequivocal success. Since the delivery of the first race car in March of 2010, more than 40 examples have competed in 18 different championships worldwide, racking up more than 100 victories. In 2011 the R8 LMS captured important wins at ...

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    Motorsports: Audi R8 LMS remains king of the mountain with second straight victory at Bathurst 12 Hour
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    Audi has yet another race trophy to place in its awards cabinet after claiming the overall victory at the Bathurst 12 Hour race in Australia this past weekend for the second straight year. The win was achieved by the Phoenix Racing team, which also campaigns an Audi in Germany's DTM series. Like ...

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    Official: Audi releases upgraded R8 LMS Ultra for customer racers
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    While most of the industry is busy with new debuts in Los Angeles, things aren't slowing down one bit on the racing side of the business. In the past couple of days alone, Chevrolet has debuted a new Corvette Daytona Prototype, Dacia has launched a new ice-racing minivan, Mini has announced a new ...

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    Official: Audi homologating R8 LMS for Grand Am racing
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    Audi has been racking up motorsports wins all over the world thanks to its R8 LMS track star. The GT3 racer has compiled over 100 victories in Europe, Asia, South America and Australia. Now it's time for the four-ringed race car to earn a few checkered flags in North America, as Audi has ...

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    Official: Audi celebrates 100th win of the R8 LMS
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    Having dominated rallying in the 1980s and Le Mans prototype racing since the turn of the millennium, Audi has grown accustomed to the checkered flag. But that's always been with manufacturer-backed works teams. So when Ingolstadt launched the R8 LMS in 2008, it charted new territory. The GT3 ...

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    Spy Shots: New top-shelf Audi R8 GT RS spotted? *UPDATE
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    The eagle-eyed crew over at Auto Express has managed to get its hands on a few photos of what may very well turn out to be a more hardcore version of the mighty Audi R8. Spotted at a gas station near the Nürburgring, the car was wearing a host of mechanical and aesthetic additions borrowed ...

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    Unexpected winner crowned at Nürburgring 24 Hours [SPOILER]
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    24 Hours of Nurburging – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The 24 Hours of Nürburgring took place this weekend with an enormous starting field of over 200 cars. The enduro features a huge array of classes, including GT2, GT3 and touring cars, with everything from Honda Civics to ...

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    Audi begins deliveries of R8 LMS evolution to Euro race teams
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    2010 Audi R8 LMS evolution - Click above for high-res image gallery
    2009 proved to be a very successful opening campaign for Audi's new customer race car, the R8 LMS. Eight cars were sold to a variety of teams and between them, the cars won 23 races and three national and international GT ...

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    Audi R8 LMS could be racing in ALMS GT Challenge class in 2011
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    Audi R8 LMS - click above for high res image gallery
    When Audi announced its new GT3 class R8 LMS race car late last year it was expecting 2009 to be a year of learning and development. As it turned out, it was a hugely successful season, landing championships in the FIA European GT series, along ...

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    Quartet of Audi R8 LMS racecars to compete in Nürburgring 24-hour race
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    Audi R8 LMS - Click above for a high-res image gallery
    Audi's new R8 LMS racecar is set to face its first serious test of motorsports endurance next month. Abt Sportline and Phoenix Racing will each field two cars at the Nürburgring 24 Hour race with factory support from Audi. In preparation, ...

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