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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 R18 E-Tron Quattro Hybrid N°2 Benoit Treluyer, Andre Lotterer and Marcel Fassler celebrate on their car after winning the . (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.

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Jun 12

Toyota Takes Pole For 24 Hours Of Le Mans

Toyota sits on pole at Le Mans for the first time since 1999. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

sits on pole at Le Mans for the first time since 1999. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Toyota will start the 82nd running of the from the pole following an incident-filled final two rounds of qualifying Thursday at Circuit de la Sarthe.

Kazuki Nakajima became the first Japanese driver to claim overall pole for the twice-around-the-clock endurance classic, taking his No. 7 Toyota TS040 Hybrid to a best lap time of 3:21.789.

Nakajima’s flyer came early in the third and final qualifying session, which was extended to two hours and 30 minutes due to multiple red flags earlier in the evening. The Toyota driver improved on his 3:22.589 lap from Qualifying 2, which had put him on provisional pole.

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Jun 11

24 Hours of Le Mans LMP1 Preview: Audi To Defend Title Against Toyota, Porsche

The LMP1 class is stacked for the 82nd running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. (Photo: Eric Glibert/FIA WEC)

The LMP1 class is stacked for the 82nd running of the . (Photo: Eric Glibert/FIA WEC)

With new , new rules and a returning manufacturer, the battle for the overall win in this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans is shaping up to be one of the most unpredictable in recent history. LMP1 juggernauts , and go head-to-head, all with different technology and different strategies.

FOXSports.com continues its comprehensive week-long coverage with a look at the teams from the LMP1 class that will fight for overall glory in the world’s greatest endurance race (Sat., 8:30 a.m. ET live on FOX Sports 1)

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***A set of sweeping new technical regulations, aimed at fuel efficiency, has turned the LMP1 into a completely new game. Fuel flow meters now control power output, while hybrid systems, up to four times more powerful than last year, are mandatory for all factory teams. It equates up to a 30 percent reduction in fuel consumption over previous years.

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Mar 31

Cars: 2014 Tundra honors Lone Star State with 1794 edition

The 2014 Toyota Tundra CrewMax celebrates its Texas connection with the 1794 Edition. (Photo: Toyota)

The 2014 Tundra CrewMax celebrates its connection with the 1794 Edition. (Photo: Toyota)

Texas looms large in the pickup truck universe, and the domestic big-truck makers each have their own homage to Texas and its history, such as the Ford F-Series King Ranch. Chevy Silverado buyers in the Lone Star State can even get a special Texas Edition package.

Now Toyota, eager to move up in the big leagues of big , has its own top-drawer Tundra model that honors a piece of Texas: the 1794 Edition. Loads of leather, a plethora of features and a mighty dose of Western flair, plus “1794” badging everywhere you look.

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Jan 14

Cars: Toyota FT-1 Concept Looks Good For Gamers

Toyota FT-1 (Photo: Associated Press)

took the wraps off the FT-1 during press previews at the North American International Auto Show. (Photo: Associated Press)

As reported at Auto Section — FOXnews.com

game players will get a chance to try out a virtual version of Toyota’s new concept sports car that was unveiled in Detroit as a symbol of the automaker’s design future, the company said Monday.

The Japanese automaker took the wraps off the FT-1 during press previews at the North American International Auto Show. Toyota said the “FT” in the red, rear-wheel-drive FT-1 stands for “Future Toyota” and the number represents “the ultimate.”

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