Audi R18 Le Mans Prototype Slams The Roof

Audi's new Le Mans LMP1 racecar will be a closed-cockpit model, like rival Peugeot's. The company's R18 debuted earlier today in Ingolstadt and is the key to Audi's bid for a 10th Le Mans 24 win. » 12/10/10 2:50pm 12/10/10 2:50pm

2010 24 Hours of Le Mans Wrap Up: Mayhem And Redemption

On Sunday afternoon, the 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance challenge wrapped up for the 78th time. Barely half the field finished the race, which broke the distance record and produced high drama. WARNING: SPOILERS! » 6/14/10 9:00am 6/14/10 9:00am

Audi R15 Gets Sideways For 24 Hours Of Le Mans

As if you weren't already counting down the seconds until this weekend's 24 Hours of Le Mans, Audi's released this teaser of pure R15 TDI porn complete with the #7 racer going slideways for the camera. Need time machine. [] » 6/10/10 10:30am 6/10/10 10:30am

Audi R15 TDI Plus Race Livery Tries To Hide Die Große Nase

"Hey, Udo." "Ja Joerg?" "Ze people haf been making fun of our beautiful Audi R15 TDI Plus, saying eet has zwei noses." "Zees ees true." "Maybe vee paint zem different colors so maybe she hides one." "Wunderbar!" [Fourtitude] » 4/06/10 8:30am 4/06/10 8:30am

Audi R15 TDI Plus Crashes Testing At Sebring

Audi wheeled its brand-spankin'-new R15 TDI Plus onto the Sebring track for real-world testing yesterday. Driver Mike Rockenfeller managed to back it into the tire wall at turn 17, making for a very bad day of data collection. [AutoHebdo (translated)] » 3/24/10 12:15pm 3/24/10 12:15pm

The Double-Nosed Audi R15 TDI Plus

Following protestations from Peugeot, Audi had to rework their R15 to align with new LeMans Prototype rules. The resulting car is this, the Audi R15 TDI Plus, a diesel-powered fug-monster of a race car. Here's hoping it's really, really fast. » 3/16/10 2:00pm 3/16/10 2:00pm

Drivers Get In Way Of Audi R15 TDI "Plus" Teaser

When Peugeot threw a hissy-fit and got the Audi R15 black-listed, ze Germans returned to the drawing board to make its car hissy-fit compliant. These driver glamor shots offer the first glimpse at the updated Audi R15 TDI "Plus." [Fourtitude] » 1/29/10 8:30am 1/29/10 8:30am

24 Hours Of Le Mans 2009: Stunning Mega-Gallery

While Americans are reinventing endurance racing in a dadaist manner, Europeans are still doing their thing at Le Mans, 86 years after the first race. And it was Audi vs. Peugeot yet again. Warning: spoilers. » 6/16/09 8:30am 6/16/09 8:30am

58-Year-Old Hans-Joachim Stuck Returns To Race At 12 Hours of Sebring

A surprising revelation of endurance racing is the fact most drivers are far from being spring chickens. Here's a few examples. » 3/18/09 2:30pm 3/18/09 2:30pm

Audi R15 Kicks Ass at First Official Sebring Test

In preparation for Saturday’s 12 hour race, featuring 58-year-old Hans-Joachim Stuck in the GT2 class in a Porsche, Audi has put their new cars on the track, decimating the opposing Peugeots. » 3/17/09 12:30pm 3/17/09 12:30pm

Audi R15 Coming to Laguna Seca, Petit Le Mans

Company chairman Rupert Stadler has announced that in addition to Sebring on March 21, their new Audi R15 prototypes will also race in two more events in September and October. » 3/05/09 7:30am 3/05/09 7:30am

Peugeot Set To Crash Audi's Sebring Party

The 12 Hours of Sebring was supposed to be the first race for the new Audi R15 LMP racer, and the last Audi-sponsored ALMS entry. But here comes the Peugeot 908 HDi, Animal House-style! » 2/09/09 3:00pm 2/09/09 3:00pm

Audi Pulls Out Of 2009 American Le Mans Series

Audi will cease to compete in the 2009 American Le Mans Series despite winning every LMP1 championship since 2000 with their R8 racer and R10 TDI racers. The company claims they'll instead focus on European racing. » 12/05/08 9:00am 12/05/08 9:00am