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Bored with F1, then watch this!

The Austrian Grand Prix is currently on and for Red Bull and McLaren it’s become a penalty shoot out with all cars being sent to the back of the grid. Three of them are also being sent into the pits for further penalties. All this is a result of using too many engine components and […]

Audi wins 2015 Nürburgring 24 Hour race

The Nürburgring 24 Hour race debut of the all-new Audi R8 LMS went very much to plan with the #28 Audi Sport Team WRT entry claiming victory after controlling the last six hours of the race. It is Audi’s third win at the N24 and an R8 has claimed victory in three of the last […]

Audi wins 2014 Nürburgring 24 Hour race

The #4 Phoenix Racing Audi R8 LMS ultra (Haase/Mamerow/Rast/Winkelhock) has won the 2014 Nürburgring 24 Hour race. The car took the lead early on Sunday morning and held that lead for nine hours on its way to victory. Sunny conditions and mild weather for the duration of the race helped the winners set a new […]

2013 N24h: Audi post-race review

As defending title holders of the Nürburgring 24 hour race Audi came to the Eifel with high expectations. Sadly for them it was their poorest performance since the debut of the R8 racecar. In the end the best any of the Audi runners could manage was fifth place. That was car #1 the G-Drive Racing […]

VIDEO: Audi R8 e-tron lap record

Audi has released onboard video of the R8 e-tron setting its Nürburgring lap record for an electric powered production car. Markus Winkelhock was at the wheel and he managed to pedal the eerily quiet R8 around the Ring in 8 minutes 9.09 seconds. While the lap time is impressive enough you can see from the […]

VIDEO: Audi R8 e-tron at the Nürburgring

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In addition to the photos and text on the Audi R8 e-tron’s lap record for a production-based electric powered car we bring you these videos from Audi. They’re not the most thrilling videos, we’ll admit, and most of the clip above is conducted in German. There is a few minutes of Markus Winkelhock speaking in […]