Audi Best in Belgium

Following the thrilling season opener of the FIA World Endurance Championship in Great Britain, Audi was unbeatable again in Belgium. On the challenging track at Spa, Marcel Fässler, André Lotterer and Benoît Tréluyer proved their class by clinching their second victory this season and tenth WEC success in total. Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg, a technical…

The Drunk, The Blonde and Maggots

Sunday 11th April  “Fast aren’t they?” A voice immediately behind me slurred. I turned to find what can only be described as a country gentleman, in his mid-thirties, looking like the warped offspring of John Major and Tim Nice-But-Dim, hip flask in hand and smelling of cigarettes and whiskey. I’m standing on the banking under…

Shakedown – The New Audi R8 LMS

Only eleven days after its world debut, the new Audi R8 LMS thrilled a trackside audience for the first time. In the VLN test and set-up Session on the Nürburgring, Frank Stippler and Markus Winkelhock shared Audi’s test vehicle on Saturday. The two winners of the Nürburgring 24 Hours drove 424 kilometres and worked out…