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    Featured: The Coolest Pinewood Derby Car To Never Race

    As kids, there were only so many outlets available to satiate our automotive obsession. While we always had grand visions of things like building the ultimate model A/C Cobra or hewing the sleekest Pinewood Derby racer that the sport had ever seen, our projects typically turned out looking more ...

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    New Audi R18 racers qualify 1-2-3 at Spa

    Audi's newest diesels are running strong. A trio of R18 TDI race cars have qualified 1-2-3 at the Le Mans Cup 1,000km of Spa. It should be noted, of course, that Peugeot's cars didn't get the chance to set qualifying times due to a red flag that ended the session for all teams. Despite the lack ...

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    Confirmed: Audi R18 TDI to debut at Spa while Aston Martin watches from the pit lane

    There's plenty to be excited about in this year's Le Mans racing season, and the new Audi R18 TDI arguably ranks chief among them. Audi's new fixed-roof racer will make its debut at the Spa 1000km race next weekend, showing for the first time what it can do against a competitive field ahead of ...

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    Audi highlights the V6 TDI in the new R18

    Take a look at the beast that is the new Audi R18 TDI and you'd be forgiven for assuming it has a big, rip-roarin' V10 with at least two turbochargers. Right? Wrong. Although the previous R15 TDI packed in ten oil-burning cylinders, new regulations – implemented to diminish the advantage ...

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    Audi R18 TDI debuts in full race livery for ahead of Le Mans

    The domination of racing teams and the factories that support them wax and wane across countless motorsports disciplines around the world from year to year. But arguably none has continued to dominate like Audi at Le Mans. Since the turn of the millennium, Audi has won the iconic French ...

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    Video: Audi R18 racer testing at Sebring in high-def

    The Audi R18 LMP1 enclosed prototype endured four days of rigorous testing at Sebring last week. Audi engineers used their time at the famed facility to test aerodynamics, fuel economy and reliability, using the R15 as a control. You won't be able to see the R18 compete until the six-hour race ...

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    Pics Aplenty: Audi R18 "Evolution 2" cars finish tests in U.S.

    Audi let its new diesel-powered R18 LMP1 enclosed prototype loose on the U.S. for the first time for testing over the four-day weekend surrounding the 12 Hours of Sebring. Audi tested both R18s, chassis 101 and 102, against an R15 for a control group. The first U.S tests garnered feedback from ...

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    Audi R18 tests successful at Sebring

    Audi R18 Testing at Sebring - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Audi has officially put its new R18 Le Mans racer and all nine of its factory drivers through their paces. The pair of closed-cockpit Audi bruisers and one last-generation R15 TDI spent some time lapping Sebring as part of ...

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    Audi R18 Le Mans prototype unveiled with full roof, epic LEDs

    Audi R18 LMP1 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Right on schedule, Audi has pulled the sheets off its next-generation Le Mans prototype. As had been rumored before the unveil, the R18 has abandoned the open-top design of its forefathers – the R8, R10 and R15 Plus – for a ...

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    Rumormill: Audi R18 coming December 10

    2010 Audi R15 Plus – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The funny thing about a race series like Le Mans is that as spectators, we only see a small fraction of the action when we watch events like Petit Le Mans or the 24 Hours of Le Mans. While the fender-to-fender fracas is plenty ...


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