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    Aw Snap! Audi R10s lose outright victory at Road America
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    click above image for gallery of Audi's battle with Porsche at Road AmericaSpeaking of calling your shots, Audi said prior to Round Eight of the American Le Mans Series at Road America this past weekend that its LMP1 R10 diesel racers were poised to steal an outright victory from the LMP2 cars. The ...

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    Gauntlet thrown: Audi wants to end LMP2 win streak at Road America
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    click image for high-res version suitable as desktop wallpaperThe "1" in "LMP1" is supposed to signify that this is the top class in the ALMS. But for a good stretch of this season, the top of the podium has featured LMP2 cars, instead. For Audi, long the top P1 team, it is particularly troublesome ...

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    Peugeot 908 HDi faster than Audi R10 in LeMans testing
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    LeMans fans waiting patiently to watch the greatest diesel duel in the history of motorsports got a preview on Sunday during an official test session for the 24 Hours of LeMans. All 55 teams were on hand, but our attention is focused on the reigning Audi R10 and newcomer from Peugeot, the 908 HDi. ...

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    Audi decides to field third R10 at LeMans
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    It's no secret that Audi hasn't had as successful a season so far in the American LeMans Series with its diesel-powered R10 racers compared to last year. As it had begun doing last season, the ALMS has instituted regulations designed to slow down the dominant R10s in their LMP1 class, effectively ...

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    Spoiler Alert: ALMS results and gallery from America's Monaco
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    Most of us here at AB love auto racing, especially seeing the action live at the track. As we recently reported, ALMS made its first visit to Long Beach this weekend, and it was just too good an opportunity to let slip by. This was an instance where being there was worth the trip even without a ...

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    Audi R10s take on American Monaco for the first time
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    This weekend the American LeMans Series is making it's first visit to the Monaco of America, more commonly known as Long Beach, California. Since the Formula One cars stopped running at Long Beach in the early 1980s, Champ Cars have always been the headliners on Shoreline Drive. This year they will ...

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    Audi considering dropping out of ALMS?
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    var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/motorsport/Audi_considering_dropping_out_of_ALMS'; Despite racking up its eigth victory in a row at last weekend's 12 Hours of Sebring, Audi is reportedly considering dropping out of the American Le Mans Series. Rumors of Audi yanking its unbeatable R10s from ...

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    Diesel Le Mans challenger Peugeot 908 HDi gallery
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    Click image for high res galleryIt's that time of year already. As soon as the calendar flips, racing teams are eager to get a jump on the competition and start showing off their new whips. Testing sessions for many series are underway and images of the racers are starting to surface. One of our ...

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    Audi V12 TDI is "Race Engine of the Year 2006"
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    After completing a remarkable rookie season with tons of new hardware for the trophy case back in Ingolstadt, the Audi Sport team better make room for at least two more items. British specialist magazine Race Engine Technology just awarded the Audi R10's 650-hp V12 TDI engine its "Race Engine of ...

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    Audi clinches ALMS title
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    With their victory at Mosport on Sunday in the #2 Audi R10 TDI, factory drivers Allan McNish and Dindo Capello locked up the LMP1 title for Audi with two races still to go on the schedule. For McNish, this is his second ALMS title and for Capello, his first. The pair guided the #2 car to a ...

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    Audi TT to offer a diesel
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    Cashing in on the R10's success as a diesel-powered race car (the vehicle won at Le Mans last month, for those out of the know), the Audi TT will also be likely offered with a diesel for the new model. While it's uncertain whether the diesel will be offered in the United States (likely not), ...

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    Le Mans winning Audi takes on jet fighter
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    In England for the Goodwood Festival of Speed, Audi's Le Mans winning R10 TDI stepped it up a notch, taking on a Royal Air Force Harrier "Jump Jet" in a one kilometer sprint.Driven by factory driver Allan McNish, the 650 hp Audi diesel was a bit outgunned by the 15,000 hp Harrier GR7, but "jumped" ...

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    Audi bringing a history of motorsport to Goodwood
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    When the Goodwood Festival of Speed begins on July 7, Audi will have possibly the most impressive vehicle roster from a single marque on hand.Every era of motorsport will be represented, and almost all the cars will be driven. Like its motorsport efforts, Audi takes Goodwood seriously and the fans ...

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    Autoblog Podcast #33
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    Sebastian Blanco, Editor of AutoblogGreen, joins me on the Autoblog Podcast this week as we talk about the results of the Strategic Vision Total Quality Awards and what they mean (if anything). We also spend time talking about diesel's day in the sun this past week as Audi made history by finishing ...

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    Audi R10 debuts on PSP
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    The R10, Audi’s new Le Mans contender, has landed on the PSP portable gaming system. No, Gran Turismo 5 wasn’t released under our noses, rather Audi has released a video preformatted for the PSP that features a “trailer” of sorts for the R10 racer.The video is highly ...

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    Audi fields Dream Team of drivers for Le Mans
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    On June 17th Audi will field two R10s in the epic 24 Hours of Le Mans. Each car will have its own team of three drivers. All six drivers for Audi have won the 24 Hours of Le Mans at least once, with the group having collected 17 Le Mans trophies collectively. The first team consists of Frank Biela, ...

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