|PEUGEOT RETURNS TO DAKAR IN 2015|
|After their extraordinary adventure in 2013, which saw them smash the record for the celebrated Pikes Peak Hill Climb, Peugeot Sport, Red Bull and Total have again joined forces for another exacting yet equally exciting challenge: the Dakar. To take on the 10,000km of the world's longest and toughest cross-country rally 25 years after the French car manufacturer last contested the event, the team has recruited Carlos Sainz and Cyril Despres.
Last June's memorable new record of 8m13.878s for t...[Read more...]|
|AUDI PRESIDENT KEOGH LINKS AUDI MOMENTUM TO THE BRAND'S RICH RACING TRADITIONS|
| ||◾Keynote speech at a leading automotive conference compares the business model driving Audi gains to lean, quick-response racing team
◾Audi of America shares racing's 'challenger' mindset to establish luxury market edge
◾Technology transfers from TDI clean diesel to advanced matrix beam lighting provide product leadership fueling sustained sales gains
Audi of America President Scott Keogh compared the business model driving the brand's U.S. and global momentum to the culture infusing the do...[Read more...]|
|Colorado Springs Could Be The Hub Of The Motorsports World Sunday With The 91St Pikes Peak International Hill Climb|
| ||Colorado Springs, June 26----------It's not an exaggeration to say that millions of people around the world might take some part in making Colorado Springs the epicenter of the motorsports world on Sunday during the running of the 91st Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on America's Mountain when it roars away at 8:00 a.m. (Mountain Time) after the Official Pace Car leads the way, a Range Rover Sport driven by motorsport legend and Baja racing star Gay Smith.
They can watch the race, ...[Read more...]|
|Romain Dumas Preparing For Record Attempt At Pikes Peak At Full Throttle|
|He held the course record of 9:46.181 for a brief period of time last year in winning the Pikes Peak Open as a rookie, only to see Rhys Millen break it moments later in the Time Attack division.
The 35-year-old Dumas will be behind the wheel of a new Norma M20FC PP in the talent-loaded Unlimited Division, which features the likes of Millen (Hyundai Genesis PM58OT), who set the all-time course record of 9:46.164 last year in winning the Time Attack division, nine-time World (WRC) Rally Champio...[Read more...]|
|NEVADA GRANTS AUDI THE FIRST AUTOMAKER PERMIT TO OPERATE AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES ON PUBLIC ROADS|
|•Audi gets second-ever license from the state to test Audi piloted driving
•Audi piloted driving and parking technology will be a focus at 2013 CES
•Audi has been an autonomous driving pioneer through work by its Electronics Research Lab in Silicon Valley and Stanford University
The State of Nevada issued to Audi only the second license allowing the testing of autonomous vehicles on the state's public roads. This makes Audi the first automotive original equipment manufacturer to obtain t...[Read more...]|