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    Audi A8 to get R10 diesel?

    Rumors are floating around the net that Audi may be so bold as to offer the A8 with a version of the twin-turbo V12 TDI diesel engine that powers the automaker's R10 Le Mans racecars. In full race trim the 5.5-liter, twelve-cylinder engine produces 650 horsepower and 811 ft-lbs of torque. The ...

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    Audi R10 claims 1-2 finish at Road America despite disadvantage

    Despite the decision by American Le Mans Series officials to handicap both Audi R10 race cars in Round 7 at Road America, the two diesel-powered LMP1 race cars, one driven by Frank Biela and Emanuele Pirro and the other by Allan McNish and Dindo Capello, won the race with the team's second ...

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    Audi R10 success means more restrictions in ALMS

    A couple of years ago the thought of a diesel-powered race car would've made all but the most die-hard diesel fans laugh out loud. Today, however, Audi is dominating the American Le Mans Series with its pair of diesel-powered R10 racers. Their domination is so thorough, in fact, that ALMS ...

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    Lapping Lime Rock with a legend: Alan McNish and the RS4

    Our quad-ring obsessed friends over at Fourtitude had the honor of experiencing the new RS4 under the expert direction of none other than Allan McNish. Before setting out on a hot lap of the Lime Rock road course, the former DTM champion, F1 driver and current LeMans winner waxed poetic about the ...

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    Audi commemorates historic R10 TDI win with A6 Le Mans Edition

    Audi's R10 TDI racer is proving itself a worthy successor to the legendary R8 and an outstanding poster cars for diesel technology. The Ingolstadt-based automaker is commemorating the R10 TDI's historical win at Le Mans with a special A6 Le Mans Edition package that includes £2,300 worth of ...

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    Audi R10 narrowly beats Porsche RS Spyder in Salt Lake City

    A successful debut for the Audi R10 in the fifth round of the American Le Mans Series at Miller Motorsports Park in Salt Lake City was threatened yesterday as the No. 6 Porsche RS Spyder in the LMP2 class driven by Lucas Luhr pressured the No. 1 Audi R10 in the LMP1 class driven by Emanuele Pirro ...

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    Third time's a charm for Audi R10 at Miller Motorsports Park

    Pair of Audi R10s find front row again at fifth round of ALMSAfter two high-profile victories at the 12 Hours of Sebring and the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans, the Audi R10 will begin settling into a routine this weekend as it joins up with the American Le Mans Series in Salt Lake City for a race ...

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    Audi bringing a history of motorsport to Goodwood

    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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    One last hurrah - Audi R8 races for the final time

    On Saturday, July 1st the Audi R8 will make its final racing appearance at Lime Rock Park in Connecticut. Audi has been running the R8 here in the States for the American Le Mans Series while the new diesel-powered R10s were preparing for the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Now that Le Mans is over the R10s ...

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    Le Mans goes Lego on cover of Winding Road

    Online auto mag Winding Road has always been an interesting read, but one area in which the digital rag's been lacking is graphic design, particularly when it comes to covers. The most recent issue eclipses all others by foregoing the expense of more talented graphic designers and putting the mag's ...

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    Le Mans front row full of Audi R10s

    Despite the fact a diesel-powered racer has never won the historic 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race, Audi's pair of 650-hp oil burners will be sitting pretty on the front row this weekend after both posted the fastest qualifying times Thursday. Dindo Capello drove one of the R10 racers to the ...

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    Audi focuses R10 on Le Mans, R8 to race in U.S.

    When Audi launched the new R10 diesel-powered Le Mans Prototype early this year, the company said that the R10 program was focused on the goal of winning the 2006 running of the 24 hours of Le Mans in June. The R10's victorious debut at the American Le Mans Series Sebring opener notwithstanding, ...

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    Audi to offer diesel in U.S. by 2008

    We have total faith in Audi’s ability to engineer an oil-burning uber-engine after watching one of its two R10 TDi racers set a new track record at Sebring during qualifying last weekend and take the checkered flag after 12 hours of endurance racing. Hopefully the trickle down theory of ...

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    Audi R10 TDi delivers glowing plug for diesel power with Twelve Hours of Sebring victory

    After pasting up a new track record during qualifying, Audi's diesel-powered Audi R10 TDi racers went on to torque their way to first place in the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring on Saturday. The No. 2 Audi of Tom Kristensen, Allan McNish and Rinaldo Capello won the first race in on the ...

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    Audi R10 TDI nabs both poles at Sebring qualifying

    For those afraid that Audi’s iron-fisted dominance in racing would weaken with the introduction of its new R10 sportscar and the  switch to diesel, lay your fears to rest. In Thursday’s qualifying session the No. 2 Audi R10 driven by Scotland’s Allan McNish broke ...


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