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Audi boosts deliveries by 12.3 percent in the first half of 2012

ONEIGHTURBO New record for Audi: In the first six months of the year the company handed over more than 733,000 cars to customers worldwide, 12.3 percent more than in the same period of 2011. Around 133,050 customers chose an Audi in June alone – 13.1 percent more than one year ago. The strong performance in Germany [...]Show More Summary

Bug Life feature on Stance Is Everything

ONEIGHTURBO Just over a year ago we brought you the film Low n’ Slow from Stephen Brooks. At first glance we thought these Bugs were those Bugs but come to find out, they are not. Equally impressive, the two ’61?s feature drastically different themes. Lukasz went the way of the classic two-tone, which by-the-way was not [...]Show More Summary

Flying Lizards win GT at Lime Rock

ONEIGHTURBO Patrick Long and Joerg Bergmeister brought the No. 45 in for the GT win at today’s Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park. It’s the first win – and the first podium finish – for the Lizards this year. It’s the team’s fifth win at Lime Rock since 2004. Sister Porsche No. 44 finished ninth [...]Show More Summary

Porsche Parade begins in Salt Lake City

ONEIGHTURBO Salt Lake City will be the perfect destination and backdrop for a Porsche enthusiasts’ “Dream Week.” Concours d’Elegance on Monday the 9th, auto-x, kids activities and tons more. Information and links after the jump. This “Crossroads of the West,” as the city is affectionately named, has all the amenities of a major metropolitan area; the [...]Show More Summary

Team Falken take chances on tires at Lime Rock Park

ONEIGHTURBO Round 4 of the American Le Mans Series presented by Patron was a bittersweet event for the Team Falken Tire. Accelerated shoulder wear on the left rear tire due to heavy load forced the team to pit and change tires more often than expected, costing the team the opportunity to move up through the GT [...]Show More Summary

James Walker on pole at APR Volkswagen Racing Cup Spa

ONEIGHTURBO James Walker bagged his second pole position of the APR Volkswagen Racing Cup season at Spa-Francorchamps this morning, the KPM Scirocco driver eight-tenths faster around the Belgian Grand Prix circuit than his closest rival. Walker was the only man to break the 2:51sec barrier on the 7km circuit; his team-mate Mike Neuhoff was second fastest [...]Show More Summary

Marco Holzer sets no44 on first row at Lime Rock Park

ONEIGHTURBO Patrick Long brought the No. 45 in fourth with a time of 51.483 in today’s GT qualifying for the 2012 Northeast Grand Prix, which gets the green flag this Saturday, July 7 at Lime Rock Park. In the No. 44 Flying Lizard Porsche, Marco Holzer clocked the second fastest GT time of 51.299 in the [...]Show More Summary

Flying Lizard returns to Lime Rock Park this weekend

ONEIGHTURBO The Lizards are back in the U.S. for round four of the ALMS season, the 2012 Northeast Grand Prix, which gets the green flag this Saturday, July 7 at Lime Rock Park. The Lime Rock race follows closely on the heels of the 24 Heures du Mans, in which the Lizards finished fourth in GTE [...]Show More Summary

Worthersee tour 2012 video

ONEIGHTURBO This vid may be from May of this year but one can never get enough Worthersee in their life! Tons of concrete scrapers, big wheels, beauty colors and a nice beat you can bug out to. We couldn’t resist using Volkswagen up! as the screens shot. What do you think? Related posts: Video: 2012 VW [...]Show More Summary

FIA GT1 teams set for Algarve roller-coaster ride

ONEIGHTURBO The battle of the brands resumes in Portugal next weekend when the fifth round of the FIA GT1 World Championship takes place at the Autodromo Internacional do Algarve. The undulating 4.692km (2.915 mile) circuit is known for its roller-coaster layout and provides a stern test for drivers and puts the emphasis on drivability for cars. [...]Show More Summary

VLN Reinoldus-Langstreckenrennen to provide surprises this weekend

ONEIGHTURBO The first half of the VLN endurance racing championship season at the Nurburgring will be concluded on 7th July with the 52nd ADAC Reinoldus-Langstreckenrennen. And even though the previous four exciting races have already provided some special highlights this year, the fifth round may well give still some surprises. In addition to regular driver Claudia [...]Show More Summary

Suzuki confident of dissolving partnership with VW

ONEIGHTURBO Suzuki Motor Corp. says it is confident it will be successful in its bid to sever relations with Volkswagen AG as legal arbitration between the two automakers gets under way. Last November, Suzuki said it would use arbitration to force VW to return the 19.9 percent stake in Suzuki that it acquired in 2009 as [...]Show More Summary

ALMS Lime Rock Park Spotter Guide available now

ONEIGHTURBO The American Le Mans Series is back in action this weekend from Lime Rock Park. The series resumes after a long 2 months off, with the 24 Hours of Le Mans splitting it up. Andy Blackmore has just real released the Lime Rock Park Spotter Guide and it is now available to download This will [...]Show More Summary

Volkswagen and Porsche SE create integrated automotive group

ONEIGHTURBO Structure before the transaction Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft and Porsche Automobil Holding SE (Porsche SE) are to create the integrated automotive group through the contribution in full of Porsche’s automotive business to the Volkswagen Group, with the move expected to already take effect as of August 1, 2012. Show More Summary

Audi TT Coupe S line competition

ONEIGHTURBO Audi is boosting the character of its sports car with the TT Coupe S line competition special edition. Available for all engine versions up to 155 kW (211 hp), the special edition of the Audi TT combines all the elements of the S line sport package and the S line exterior package, and adds new [...]Show More Summary

Joerg Bergmeister to celebrate 100th ALMS start at Lime Rock

ONEIGHTURBO Joerg Bergmeister and Porsche – it’s been a constant in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patron since 2002. For more than half of his ALMS career, Bergmeister’s erstwhile partner in Porsches has been Patrick Long. So as the tall German’s 100th ALMS start approaches, there is no one better to salute him [...]Show More Summary

A word with Audi’s Markus Winkelhock

ONEIGHTURBO Exactly six weeks ago you won the 24-hour race at the Nurburgring in the Audi R8 LMS ultra. How often do these moments come back to your mind now? “Very often. Especially this weekend when I was a guest at the DTM an incredibly large number of people mentioned this to me and expressed their [...]Show More Summary

Belgian Audi Club Team WRT wins at Paul Ricard BES

ONEIGHTURBO Gallery after the jump! After the double victory at Nogaro, during the opening round of the FIA GT1 World Championship, the Belgian team won the Paul Ricard circuit on his first win of the season Blancpain Endurance Series. Christopher Mies, Christopher Haase and Stephane Ortelli imposed their Audi R8 LMS ultra under the checkered flag [...]Show More Summary

Rum Bum Racing take fourth win at Watkins Glen

ONEIGHTURBO In a season where everything seems to be going right for Rum Bum Racing, co-drivers Nick Longhi and Matt Plumb picked up their series-leading fourth victory of the 2012 GRAND-AM Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge in the Continental Tire 150 at Watkins Glen International on Saturday afternoon. Driving the No. 13 Rum Bum Racing Porsche [...]Show More Summary

Audi’s Ekstrom qualifies fourth at DTM Norisring

ONEIGHTURBO As expected, the fight for the pole position on the 2.3-kilometer city street circuit between the Dutzendteich Lake and the easyCredit Stadium turned into a battle for thousandths of a second. While in the last free practice session in the morning the quickest twelve cars were within just two tenths of a second the time [...]Show More Summary

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