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Flashback: Le Mans 2006 and the first diesel success

Never before had a marque tried to win the 24-hour race with a diesel engine...

Top 20 photos of 2014

Your weekly dose of top photos from around the world, shot by the award-winning photographers. This week we look at the top 20 photos from the year that's (nearly) past. And don't forget to vote for your favorite!

Solid season for Audi Sport customer racing

Three championships, 12 other titles for Audi teams.

Audi, ACO comment on Kristensen retirement

Mr. Le Mans is hanging up the helmet at the conclusion of this year.

This week in racing history (October 12-18)

People in this week in racing history include: Dindo Capello, Tom Kristensen, Dave MacDonald, Bernd Rosemeyer, George Follmer, Mark Donohue, Sir John Whitmore, Dario Franchitti, and William "Billy" Young.

Facts on the 13th Le Mans victory of Audi

Audi with over 80-percent win rate at Le Mans; Audi’s hybrid technology unbeaten at Le Mans; 263,300 spectators attend the greatest endurance race.

Audi teams in Nürburgring 24 Hours: Sights set on victory

Eifel endurance race with eight Audi R8 LMS ultra cars

FIA WTCC report - rounds three and four preview

The WTCC season kicked off in Marrakech last weekend and now the series heads to Circuit Paul Ricard for rounds three and four.

New regulations, new drivers – the 2014 DTM

The forthcoming season that will be kicked off on 04th May, several regulation changes and new faces on the grid will once again make for enthralling motor racing and for even more variety.

N24: Seven Audi race cars entered for the Nürburgring 24 Hours Qualifying Race

Seven Audi cars are entered to qualify for the Nurburging 24 Hours.

This week in racing history (March 16-22)

People in this week in racing history include: Dale Earnhardt, Jack Roush, Frank Biela, Tom Kristensen, Emmanuele Pirro, Michael Andretti, Umberto Maglioli, Mike Parkes, and Peter Revson.

Allan McNish, you will be missed

Another look at the McNish announcement this morning.

Hamburg 24 Hours: Frank Biela part of the race winning Audi R8 LMS ultra team

A number of Audi and Joest personnel took part in the 24 hour event in Hamburg.

Weekend Round Up – Audi Motorsport Blog (23-24/11/2013)

Weekend Round Up – Audi Motorsport Blog (23-24/11/2013)

Goodbye American Le Mans Series 1999-2013

An Audi perspective at the end of the ALMS series.

DTM: All nine Audi DTM champions pictured 1990 – 2013

A look back at 9 Audi champions from 1990-2013, in photo form.

Kunimitsu Takahashi: Member of the 90th anniversary Hall of Fame

President Pierre Fillon presided over a ceremony in honour of Japanese drivers at Fuji.

Jordan holds commanding lead heading to Silverstone

Can Andrew Jordan keep the edge he has in his Pirtek Racing Honda?

Weekend Round Up – Audi Motorsport Blog (7-8/09/2013)

Focusing on the weekend of 7 - 8 September 2013

Audi: Rob Austin first ever British Touring Cars pole at Knockhill

In his Audi A4 NGTC, team owner and driver Austin broke the Knockhill lap record

Rob Austin powers to pole at Knockhill

WIX Racing driver claims first ever BTCC pole position with sensational performance in Scotland; first pole for Audi since 1997 with Frank Biela taking the honours

Weekend Round Up – Audi Motorsport Blog

Audi recaps their weekend of racing worldwide.

Close finishes: An Elkhart Lake tradition

Eight drivers set for double duty in historic weekend. Scott Tucker an 11-time winner at Road America.

Audi weekend round up

Audi's activity this past weekend worldwide marks more success for the German marque.

ALMS 2001: Audi defended their titles – Emanuele Pirro champion

As 2014 is approaching with a new era in North American sportscar racing, with the birth of the United SportsCar Racing, we at the Audi Motorsport Blog start a series of posts about Audi's era of dominance in the ALMS.

ALMS 2000: Audi arrived in America and beats BMW and Panoz

As 2014 is approaching with a new era in North American sportscar racing, with the birth of the United SportsCar Racing, we at the Audi Motorsport Blog start a series of posts about Audi's era of dominance in the ALMS.

Mood at Le Mans anniversary dampened

Weekend celebrations for Audi at Le Mans has been dampened by recent deaths in the racing world.

Fall-Line Motorsports steps up to Rolex Sports Car Series GT category with Audi Customer Racing

Fall Line Motorsports heading to the GT category in the Rolex Sports Car Series starting at the June 30 event at Watkins Glen.

Audi aims for twelfth victory at Le Mans

Three Audi R18 e-tron quattro cars at season’s top event for sports cars. Eleven Audi victories clinched at 24 Hours in France.

Happy anniversary to the Le Mans 24 Hours!

The start of the 2013 Le Mans 24 Hours will be given in three weeks time on Saturday 22nd June. Friday, the Automobile Club de l’Ouest, creator and organiser since 1923 of the greatest endurance event in the world, celebrated the 90th anniversary of the race in Paris.

Audi at Le Mans: strong characters united

The most successful Le Mans racers compete for the four rings. Ultimately, the team spirit achieves the results.

90 years ago: The Le Mans 24 Hours

Ninety years ago this coming Sunday 26th May, the first Le Mans 24 Hours got under way. Since then what was called the 24-Hours Endurance Grand Prix has become one of the greatest motor races in the world.

Audi customers pass tough Eifel test

Race interruption and high retirement rate due to extreme weather, but G-Drive Racing by Phoenix best Audi customer team in fifth place

Le Mans 24 Hours celebrate their 90th anniversary

Since the start of the year numerous special operations have taken place and they will continue to multiply until the start of the race on 22nd June.

Audi customers aim for victory at the Nürburgring

24-hour race at the Nürburgring with eight Audi R8 LMS ultra cars and five customer teams bank on Audi’s GT3 sports car along with technical support by Audi Sport customer racing

Record lap of the Audi R18 e-tron quattro in qualifying at Sebring

Marcel Fässler achieves new qualifying track record at Sebring. Both hybrid race cars of Audi Sport Team Joest on front row. Tenth pole position in total for Audi at Sebring.

Audi makes Sebring the ‘home of quattro

The Audi R18 e-tron quattro is the first hybrid sports car to win the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Rum Bum Racing ready for big SCC debut in Texas

Matt Plumb and Nick Longhi seek to score maximum points at the debut Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge Series event at COTA.

A word from Markus Winkelhock on Daytona 24 Hours

Winkelhock reflects on the ups and downs the Rum Bum and their Audi R8 had at the Rolex 24 at Daytona

One-two victory for Audi customer teams at Daytona

Alex Job Racing achieves GT class win. APR Motorsport completes one-two success of the Audi R8 GRAND-AM, All three race teams in contention for victory till the end.

Rum Bum Racing set for SCC championship defense and Daytona 24H debut

Busy schedule at Daytona to open 2013 as the Matt Plumb and Nick Longhi will contest both the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge race and the Rolex 24 at Daytona race.

Rum Bum Racing reveals 2013 Rolex 24 Livery

Team has released stunning images of the No. 13 Rum Bum Bum Racing Audi R8.

Audi customers are set for Daytona 24H event

Four Audi R8 GRAND-AM cars will race at 24-hour race in Florida. Audi factory drivers reinforce U.S. customer teams. An Audi R8 will also be used as the pace car.

Rum Bum Racing completes productive Daytona 24H testing

The Rum Bum Racing with Audi Sport customer racing made their Daytona debut in preparation for the Rolex 24 at Daytona.

Rum Bum Racing ready for their first Rolex 24 at Daytona

New year campaign with Audi Sport customer racing for the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge champions as they make their Rolex series 24 Hour debut with drivers Plumb, Biela, Winkelhock and Haase.

APR Motorsport will field two Audi R8's at the Rolex 24 at Daytona

Audi factory drivers and APR will aim for class victory in the Daytona 24 hour race

Audi works drivers will play a role in customer support programs

Audi WEC and DTM works drivers will be busy in 2013, starting with the Audi R8s lineup for Grand-Am's Daytona 24H. Audi R18 E-tron will contest the 12 Hours of Sebring.