The New Audi R18 E-Tron Quattro Has Way More Hybrid Power

Audi will be switching from the two-megajoule to the four-megajoule sub-class this year within the LMP1 class in the World Endurance Championship. What does that mean? This year's R18 e-tron quattro Le Mans prototype racer gets more hybrid power, delivering more of electric boost for longer periods of time. » 3/23/15 12:45pm 3/23/15 12:45pm

We Partied With The Winning Team At Le Mans And It Was Awesome

You can see way more of the 24 Hours of Le Mans if you stream it online or just watch it on the TV with a six-pack in the fridge. But if you can, you simply must go there one day. It's just one of those things. » 6/20/14 6:45pm 6/20/14 6:45pm

That Audi Le Mans Crash Was So Massive We're Still Finding R18 Pieces

Yesterday, we got introduced to the Circuit des 24 Heures by the fantastic John Hindhaugh, and after getting passed by Mark Webber on a bicycle, we had to make a stop at Loic Duval's crash scene. Shattered fragments of his car were still on the tarmac. » 6/13/14 9:00am 6/13/14 9:00am

Audi Amazingly Built A New Le Mans Car Overnight

The Audi Le Mans team had a terrifying moment yesterday after their No. 1 R-18 e-tron quattro car was obliterated after it slammed into a wall during practice. Thankfully, and in what can be seen as a testament to the safety of modern race cars, driver Loic Duval was unharmed. » 6/12/14 9:54am 6/12/14 9:54am

Audi R18 Destroyed In Huge Le Mans Crash

The No.1 Audi R-18 e-tron quattro piloted by Loic Duval at Le Mans practice just went airborne, slamming into a wall backwards, and nearly completely destroying the car. Duval is out of the car and talking, according to his race team. » 6/11/14 11:48am 6/11/14 11:48am

These Amazing Details Can Make A Le Mans Winner

The Beautiful Engineering Behind Audi's 15 Years At Le Mans

The teams are getting ready for the 24 Hours of Le Mans, and since Audi is the one they all want to beat, it's time to see a few of the innovations that made Ingolstadt win twelve and a half (since the Bentley was using an Audi engine) of the last fourteen races. » 1/15/14 3:20pm 1/15/14 3:20pm

[The first picture of Audi's 2014 WEC and Le Mans contender, the Audi R18 e-tron quattro, has emerged. If it's anything like last year's model, it should go on to win big. Image courtesy Joest Racing.] » 12/08/13 9:05am 12/08/13 9:05am

The Audi R18 E-tron Quattro Is A Diesel Hybrid AWD Race Car

Someone in Ingolstadt is putting ecstasy in the water supply. It's the only way to explain how the Audi R18 Hybrid we've heard about became this diesel hybrid AWD race car. Get your glow sticks out, we're about to rave to the Audi R18 E-tron Quattro. » 2/29/12 3:23pm 2/29/12 3:23pm