Audi
Jun 23

Audi wins two 24-hour races within seven days

Audi R8 LMS ultra #4 (Phoenix Racing), Christopher Haase/Christian Mamerow/René Rast/Markus Winkelhock (D/D/D/D)

The No. 4 Audi R8 LMS ultra Phoenix Racing team celebrate on the podium. (Photo courtesy Audi MediaInfo)

Just one week after the manufacture’s 13th win in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Audi returned to a victory lane in another twice-round-the-clock endurance race known as the Nurburgring 24 Hours.

Christopher Haase, Christian Mamerow, Rene Rast and Markus Winkelhock drove their Audi R8 LMS ultra en route to victory in a record-breaking 159 laps around the ‘Green Hell.’

Jun 22

World Cup Fever: Audi Launches Giant LED Soccer Scoreboard

The Audi LED scoreboard reflects the score of Team USA's win over Ghana. (Photo: Audi)

The Audi LED scoreboard reflects the score of Team USA’s win over Ghana. (Photo: Audi)

Audi has joined in on the 2014 FIFA World Cup festivities by building a giant LED soccer scoreboard that is illuminated by the headlights of 28 Audi A8 sedans.

The 40-foot tall structure in Brooklyn, N.Y., is comprised of 45 shipping containers with the “digital clusters” being made up entirely of LED headlights on Audi’s flagship sedan. The scoreboard, which can be seen from miles away and even from an airplane, kicked off with Team USA’s victory over Ghana last Monday and will showcase the scores of every soccer match through July 14.

Jun 15

Audi Wins 13th Title At 24 Hours Of Le Mans

(From L) Drivers of the Audi R18 E-Tron Quattro Hybrid N°2 French Benoit Treluyer, German Andre Lotterer and Swiss Marcel Fassler celebrate on their car after winning the 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race on June 15, 2014. (Photo: Getty Images)

(From L) Drivers of the Audi R18 E-Tron Quattro Hybrid N°2 Benoit Treluyer, Andre Lotterer and Marcel Fassler celebrate on their car after winning the 24 Hours of Le Mans. (Photo: Getty Images)

Marcel Fassler, Andre Lotterer and Benoit Treluyer overcame turbocharger problems to drive Audi to its 13th title at the 24 Hours of Le Mans on Sunday.

It was the trio’s third victory in the world’s most famous endurance race. Their Audi No. 2 finished three laps ahead of Audi No. 1 driven by Lucas di Grassi, Marc Gene and defending champion Tom Kristensen.

Audi has now won 10 of the last 11 races at Le Mans, including the last five.

Jun 13

Video: McNish discusses being grand marshal/Le Mans retirement

Allan McNish is known by many in the racing world for his three victories at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, winning as recently as just last year.

Yet the former Audi racing driver has recently taken a step back from motor racing, spending a lot of his time at the track entertaining the masses with his commentary. For this year’s running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, however, he’ll find himself in quite a different role yet again, behind the wheel of the pace car as he leads the field down to the green.

Jun 11

Loic Duval Ruled Out Of The 24 Hours Of Le Mans After Massive Crash

Loic Duval suffered a massive crash during practice on Wednesday. (Photo: Audi)

Loic Duval suffered a massive crash during practice on Wednesday. (Photo: Audi)

Audi’s Loic Duval has been ruled out of this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans following a heavy accident in practice Wednesday at Circuit de la Sarthe.

Duval, despite escaping serious injuries following the airborne incident at the Porsche Curves, has not been cleared by doctors to race after the accident, which has required a new chassis for the No. 1 Audi Sport Team Joest entry.