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May 23, 2012

Aditya Patel secures historic victory at the 24 Hours of Nurburgring

The 40th edition of the 24 Hours ADAC Nurburgring race concluded with a record victory for Audi India and its race talent Aditya Patel, whose stellar performance drove team Pro-Handicap e.V. to victory in their category, SP 4T in the iconic Audi TTS.

The celebrations

May 21, 2012

First Audi overall victory in the Nurburgring 24 Hours

Erratic weather, an extreme pace, tough competition, bitter setbacks and a great triumph: Audi emerged from a genuine emotional roller-coaster ride as victor of the Nurburgring 24 Hours. In the 40th running of the Eifel classic the brand recorded its first overall victory with the

First Nurburgring 24 Hours finish for GT Academy winner

Nissan’s original GT Academy winner, Lucas Ordonez, has ticked-off another of the world’s best endurance races by completing the Nurburgring 24 Hours in a Nissan GT-R. Along with his team-mates Kazunori Yamauchi, Yasukichi Yamamoto and Tobias Schulze,

May 18, 2012

Aditya Patel set to create motorsport history with Audi

Young Indian race talent, Aditya Patel is all set to write a new chapter in motorsport history, becoming the first ever Indian to compete in the 24 hours of Nurburgring. This is one of the most respected and highly anticipated races on the endurance race calendar and

May 10, 2012

New Vauxhall Astra VXR: Torque in-gear without the torque-steer

Vauxhall’s new Astra VXR will incorporate motorsport know-how in its transmission and deliver a class-leading 400 nm of torque, giving it a 0-60 mph time of 5.9 seconds and robust mid-range performance when it arrives in the UK this July.

The VXR’s turbocharged,

May 07, 2012

Jaguar launches XJ Sport and Speed taxi service

The latest addition to Jaguar's fleet at its Nurburgring Nordschleife engineering test centre is the marque's very first taxi, albeit one with rather more ability than you may expect from a traditional cab; based on the latest all-aluminium long wheelbase XJ

April 14, 2012

Destination UK for Europe's first Lexus LFA with Nurburgring Package

A British customer is the first in Europe to take delivery of the Lexus LFA supercar with a Nurburgring Package, one of just 50 examples that will be sold.

Finished in orange with a black interior, the model’s exclusivity is matched by its track-focused performance and

April 13, 2012

Audi India signs on promising young driver Aditya Patel

Audi announced that it has signed a 3-year contract with promising young motorsport driver Aditya Patel. Via their well-established motorsport links, Audi has secured Aditya a seat with a team called Pro-Handicap e.V., in the challenging VLN endurance series in Germany. This

March 31, 2012

Two Audi R8 LMS ultra cars form spearhead at the Nurburgring 24 Hours

Audi has selected a new strategy for the 2012 24-hour race at the Nurburgring (May 19/20). After three consecutive class victories the factory line-up this year is concentrated on Audi Sport Team Phoenix that will be putting two Audi R8 LMS ultra cars with seven

March 20, 2012

Falken plans key upgrades for its Porsche 997 GT3 R ahead of 2012 VLN and Nurburgring 24 Hours

Falken Motorsports’ Porsche 997 GT3 R race car is to receive a number of key updates ahead of its 2012 campaign. Factory sanctioned upgrades including a switch to paddle shift gearbox and softer front anti roll bar are being fitted together with an engine upgrade

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