Audi V6 TDI Wins Race Engine of the Year Award

Audi V6 TDI Wins Race Engine of the Year Award
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The publication Race Engine Technology has given Audi Motorsport the “Race Engine of the Year” award for their 3.7L V6 TDI powerplant. The engine, which was vital to Audi capturing its 10th title at the 24 Hours of Le Mans last year, produces more than 540-hp through the use of a single turbocharger. Compared to… Continue Reading...

2012 Audi LMP1 Race Car Begins Testing at Sebring Raceway

2012 Audi LMP1 Race Car Begins Testing at Sebring Raceway
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Even though Audi hasn’t announced any details on their 2012 race program, including its driver line-up for the year, that hasn’t stopped them from making a grand appearance testing a pair of 2012 LMP1 race cars at Sebring Raceway. Two of their LMP1 cars were spotted at the track in Florida along with the 2011… Continue Reading...

Audi R8 Grand Am Gets Ready to Race

Audi R8 Grand Am Gets Ready to Race
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The reduced downforce also required changes to the suspension settings with re-valved shocks and softer springs, along with a slight increase in ride height. In addition, as per Grand Am regulations, the European car’s traction control and ABS systems must also be deactivated. Continue Reading...

Audi DTM Pilot Mattias Ekstrom Tests for Toyota NASCAR Team at VIR

Audi DTM Pilot Mattias Ekstrom Tests for Toyota NASCAR Team at VIR
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Here’s a story that is certainly going to get the rumors of Volkswagen‘s involvement in NASCAR started. Last week two-time DTM Champion Mattias Ekström was at Virginia International Raceway helping test a Red Bull Racing Toyota for the upcoming NASCAR race at Sonoma. The reason for the odd match isn’t about NASCAR ambitions says Audi,… Continue Reading...