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Porsche leaves Le Mans, joins manufacturer rush to Formula E

Porsche is already working on a Formula E car.

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2017 Audi RS5 DTM racer is a smorgasbord of carbon-fiber wings

Less downforce but more power and stickier tires results in quicker lap times.

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BMW builds awesome M4 GTS safety car and racing wheelchair

BMW is hitting the track with two very different kind of wheeled machines: an M4 GTS converted to safety-car duty for DTM, and a wheelchair for the US paralympics team.

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Audi A5 DTM diesel sport coupe thumbs nose at scandal

Audi rolls out a special edition A5 DTM for Germany with a TDI engine, sporty trim, and no known cheating issues.

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Jon Olsson's 1,000-hp Audi RS6 Avant stolen at gunpoint, burned

The 1,000-hp Audi RS6 Avant formerly owned by Swedish freeskier Jon Olsson was stolen and then set on fire in a brazen armed robbery in Amsterdam.

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Mercedes-AMG gears up for 2016 DTM with new C63 Coupe

Mercedes showcases the racing version of the new C63 AMG for the DTM touring car championship at the Frankfurt Motor Show, ready to take on Audi and BMW in one of Europe's most competitive racing series.

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Mercedes sketches new DTM C-Class

Mercedes-AMG shows off sketches of its 2016 challenger for the German Touring Car series, based on the C63 Coupe.

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Mercedes-AMG GT pressed into service as DTM safety car

Already setting the pace in Formula One, the Mercedes-AMG GT S has now been called in to serve as a safety car for Germany's fast-paced DTM touring car series.

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BMW's DTM champ swaps rides with Mini's Dakar winner

Martin Tomczyk is a former DTM champion and drives for BMW. Nasser Al-Attiyah is a two-time Dakar winner and drives for Mini. Watch what happened when they swapped rides.

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Audi rumored to ditch Le Mans, DTM for F1

If you've been scratching your head wondering how – between Audi and Porsche – the Volkswagen Group could possibly support two rival top-tier LMP1 programs at Le Mans and the FIA World Endurance Championship, but stay out of Formula One entirely, you're not alone. In fact, Noah Joseph

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BMW celebrates with M4 DTM Champion Edition

Go back just a few seasons, and Germany's DTM touring car series was a straight-up competition between Audi and Mercedes-Benz. But BMW rejoined the race in 2012, winning both the drivers' and constructors' titles on its first yea

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Audi reveals new TT spec racer

We've seen the coupe. We've seen the convertible. We're still waiting on word of the next variant, but before it arrives, Audi has revealed the racing version of the new TT.

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Audi to lap Hockenheim in driverless RS7

An automaker like Audi will always have a number of different research and development projects going at the same time, and some of them might take on very different approaches. At one end, you'll have its racing programs, and at what you'd assume would be the other, self-driving prototypes. But Ingolstadt is preparing to bridge that gap by running an autonomous prototype at racing speed around the famed Noah Joseph

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Thermal imagery of BMW M4 DTM pit stop is red hot

A pit stop is a pit stop, right? The race car pulls in, the crew changes the tires, pumps in some fuel, maybe swaps out a busted body panel or squeegees the windshield, and off it goes for another heat. Only pit stops have become the focus of news lately for a number of reasons, whether it's because of mishaps (like the ones that prompted F1 to ban mid-race refueling), new time records (due largel

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BMW rolls out new M4 safety car for DTM

Ever since revealing the M4 on nearly five months ago, BMW has been hard at work getting its new muscle coupe out on the track. It's made a touring-car version to compete in DTM and a safety car to set the pace at MotoGP races, and now it's combined bot

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Audi reveals revised RS5 DTM for 2014

There existed an era in German touring car racing between when the DTM series was revived in 2000 and when BMW rejoined in 2012. During that twelve-season span, the wins were pretty evenly divided between Audi and Mercedes-Benz, the only two manufacturers who took part. Audi won six drivers' titles in that t

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BMW unleashes new M4 racer on DTM

We may not get to enjoy the fruits of it all, but we're in the midst of a golden age in touring car racing around the world. In Northern Europe, rival local series have amalgamated into the Scandinavian Touring Car Championship. In the UK, the British Touring Car Championship is enjoying the largest and most diverse grid in its long history. In Australia, the Noah Joseph

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Lexus RC F GT500 is the Super GT car Daft Punk fans will appreciate [w/video]

Lexus Racing's booth designers at the Tokyo Auto Salon clearly loved a certain French electronic music duo when they decided to promote the new Lexus RC F racecar from the Super GT series. The Daft Punk-inpsired race team appeared ready for a pit stop in this promo photo, wearing custom double-breasted suits made from race gear as we

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Paul di Resta returns to DTM with Mercedes

Some drivers manage to make the transition from one form of motor racing into another, and some run into trouble. Take Paul di Resta, for example. The promising young Scottish driver dominated Formula 3 racing in Europe in 2006, then moved over to Germany's hugely competitive DTM touring car series where he finished second in 2008, third in 2009 and first in 2010. But things didn't go as smo

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Audi reveals special A5 DTM Champion edition

For this year's DTM touring car championship in Germany, Audi switched (at least in appearance) from the A5 to the more muscular look of the RS5. But now that it's won the title (the driver's title anyway), it's the base A5

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