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    Audi commits to 2010 Intercontinental Le Mans Cup with R15+ TDI

    Allan McNish in Audi R15+ – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Ever since the Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO) announced the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup early this year, Audi has remained non-committal about participating. Actually, Audi has been non-committal about everything this ...

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    Audi TDI triumphs again at Le Mans with variable geometry turbos

    By now you've no doubt heard that Audi returned to the top of the podium at the 24 Hours of Le Mans this year after losing out to Peugeot in 2009. Even though the Audi R15+ was much improved this year, it still didn't have the outright speed to match the French diesels. Still, the extra speed did ...

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    Diesels grab first 7 slots in first Le Mans qualifying session, Peugeot on top

    Peugeot 908 HDi practicing for 2010 Le Mans – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It looks like the Peugeot and Audi diesels will again be the cars to keep up with at Le Mans this year. During Wednesday night's first qualifying session for this weekend's 24-hour-race, the four Peugeot ...

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    Audi R15+ shows off new duds ahead of race debut

    2010 Audi R15+ – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Audi has just dropped a bunch of photos of the new livery that its R15+ TDI race cars will wear for 2010, beginning with the cars competition debut this weekend in France. The heavily revised R15+ features a completely new aerodynamic ...

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    Audi focuses on efficiency while updating R15 for Le Mans 2010

    2010 Audi R15+ TDI – Click above for high-res image gallery
    After being soundly defeated at Le Mans in 2009 for the first time in a decade, Audi went back to work on improving its then-still-fresh R15 TDI prototype. Race cars need to be able to run reliably and run long distances between ...

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    Audi adds 3 new drivers to its 2010 R15 TDI lineup

    Audi R15 TDI - Click above for high-res image gallery
    After finally losing the top spot on the Le Mans podium to Peugeot last June, Audi is bound and determined to recapture victory this year. To that end, the automaker has signed on three new drivers for this year's squad, including one Peugeot ...

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    Audi commits to new Le Mans Intercontinental Cup for 2010

    Audi R15 TDI - click above for high-res image gallery
    Over the past decade, Audi has consistently used Le Mans prototype racing as a venue for proving out and improving technology that gets fed into production cars. That includes gasoline direct injection and clean diesel. Following the recent ...

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    Audi and Porsche win Michelin GreenX Challenge at Petit Le Mans

    Audi R15 TDI leading Petit Le Mans - click above for high res gallery
    The American Le Mans Series ran half of its annual flagship race this past weekend at a rain-saturated Road Atlanta track in Georgia. The race marked the first anniversary of the inauguration of the ALMS Green Challenge and in ...

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    Game on! Audi coming to the Petit Le Mans to challenge Peugeot!

    Audi R15 TDI - click above for high-res image gallery
    The Audi v Peugeot endurance racing battle will continue next month at Road Atlanta as the German team has finally confirmed that it will bring the R15 TDI back to America. Peugeot announced several weeks ago that it would run its Le ...

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    The Peugeots are coming to Petit Le Mans! now about those Audis...

    Peugeot has confirmed that for the second year in a row it will be sending its 908 HDi prototypes to Atlanta in September for the Petit Le Mans. Peugeot will be looking to follow up their victory at Le Mans last June with their first win at the ALMS flagship race. In France, Peugeot had a ...

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    Diesels finish 1,2,3 again at 24 Hours of Le Mans!

    At this weekend's 24 Hours of Le Mans, the Peugeot 908 HDi finally broke Audi's decade long stranglehold on the endurance classic. For the past two years, Peugeot had clearly had the speed advantage over the Audi R10 TDI but the team failed to keep the cars running reliably enough to beat the more ...

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    Audi could be back in ALMS full time in 2010

    Audi R15 TDI - Click above for a high-res gallery
    The dismal economic conditions over the past nine months caused Audi to withdraw its long-running full time effort from the American Le Mans Series this year just as an all new race car was debuting. So far, Audi's R15 TDI has only appeared on the ...

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    Audi says racing improves the clean diesel breed

    click above for a high res gallery of the Audi R15 TDI
    There's an old line that "racing improves the breed" that goes back to the origins of the industry. Indeed, many innovations developed on the race track have made their way back to road going cars including rear view mirrors and fuel ...

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    Spoiler Alert: 2009 12 Hours of Sebring, race and green challenge winners

    Click above for a high res gallery from the 2009 12 Hours of Sebring
    The 2009 12 Hours of Sebring was one for the history books and that's where it is now. If the race is still sitting on your Tivo, stop reading now. Otherwise click the continue link to find out who won the Green Challenge and ...

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    Audi and Peugeot diesels wheel to wheel halfway through Sebring w/video

    As the 2009 12 Hours of Sebring closes in on the halfway point, it's a battle royal between the diesels from Germany and France with the new Acuras still running close as well. Moments ago Alan McNish in the No 2 Audi R15 TDI was running wheel to wheel with Franck Montagny in the No 8 Peugeot 908. ...

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    Audi releases more details on the R15 TDI

    click above for a high res gallery of the Audi R15 TDI
    Following its annual meeting today in Germany, Audi released photos and more details of its all-new R15 TDI race car. After some spy shots and one official pic of the R15 being tested in unpainted carbon fiber a few weeks ago, we can now see ...

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    Audi R15 TDI may add two more races to 2009 ALMS schedule

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    American Audi race fans were hugely disappointed when the German automaker announced at the end of 2008 that it would not be competing in the full 2009 American Le Mans Series season. This came as a particular blow since Audi has built an all new car for 2009, the ...

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    Audi R15 TDI spotted testing for the first time in Spain

    The much-anticipated Audi R15 TDI has finally be spotted for the first time during a secret test at the Vallelunga track in Spain. Audi has been keeping a tight lid on the R15 since announcing it last November. Aside from that announcement about running the new car at Sebring and Le Mans this year, ...

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    Peugeot confirms 2 908 HDi racers for Sebring

    The top LMP1 class is shaping to be a real battle royale at next month's 12 Hours of Sebring. Peugeot has confirmed that it will be campaigning two of its diesel-powered 908 HDi coupes at the American Le Mans Series season opener. The Peugeots will be taking on at least four brand new race cars in ...

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    Audi announces new R15 TDI diesel racer for Le Mans

    At the Essen Motor Show in Germany, Audi has announced a new part of its 2009 motorsports program. After three years of running its pioneering R10 TDI, Audi's diesel racer is being replaced for 2009. The manufacturer has designed an all-new diesel powered R15 TDI. The R15 remains an open cockpit ...


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