WITH ONE OF THE LONGEST winters the region has experienced finally behind us, members arrived at Francis Scott Key (FSK) Audi in Frederick, Maryland well before check-in, eager to begin the Second Annual Spring Fun Run. FSK Audi, along with Induktion Motorsports and Diamond Detailing, hosted over 50 Audi enthusiasts on a driving tour through Maryland.
AUDI ENTHUSIASTS FROM 17 states and Ontario gathered this past May in Dillsboro, North Carolina for the 9th annual Quattro de Mayo, hosted by Audi Club Georgia and sponsored by Jim Ellis Audi Atlanta and Jim Ellis Audi Marietta. We had record-breaking attendance this year with 82 cars and 128 Audi enthusiasts. Many drove hundreds of miles to join us, coming from as far away as Massachusetts, Ontario, and Michigan, and two flew in from San Antonio and San Diego.
AUDI TULSA IS NOT JUST a place to purchase your beautiful Audi, in fact, it’s much more. Completed in 2012, the new state of the art facility is owned by Don Thornton Imports. The state-of-the-art terminal building boasts a magnificent eight car showroom. And don’t forget to visit the quattro café, complete with free WIFI, snacks and coffee.
AUDI NASHVILLE IS A GREAT supporter of Audi Club North America and hosted a reception and lunch this past year for members at the 29th Audi Club North America Annual Event. Stop in and visit their beautiful new facility in Brentwood, Tennessee!
THE NEW AUDI A3 IS BEING introduced with a new MMI Infotainment System. This modular Infotainment Platform allows the central processing unit to be used across the entire line of Audis.
“DID I MAKE IT” I ASKED between bouts of hyperventilation from my half-mile sprint to the gate. “I’m sorry,” she paused, “Good news is we’ve booked you on the next flight. Bad news is it’s back at the gate you just came from.” On the humbling mile walk back to gate B85A, I pondered my latest travel experience. I had rented a car for the week for my planned road-trip through the Deep South. And then the hellish rental process began.
A free tank of fuel for my baby, and a green drink for me—it’s Audi Diesel Day. As a way to celebrate the benefits of clean diesel and thank drivers who made the switch, Audi of America took over a 76 station in the Santa Monica business area and offered a free tank of any fuel choice to all Audi Drivers, and a free tank of diesel to drivers of all diesel models.
Audi Club North America (ACNA) and Hooked on Driving (HOD) are pleased to announce that HOD has been named the “Official Performance Driving Partner of ACNA”. Hooked on Driving provides over 100 High Performance Driving Events (HPDE) at road courses across the U.S. and is a recognized leader in event safety and driver education.
SPECIAL THANKS TO REEVES IMPORT Motorcars, along with Kim Rogers, Jeff Wisz, and David Forbes for hosting a superb event, as more than 150 combined Audi and race fans joined to watch over six hours of the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
TWENTY YOUTHS COMPLETED Chicagoland’s sixth season of teen driver education showing much improvement in their driving skills and confidence. Although not quite wide-awake from an early morning rise, the teens soon became involved as the instructor group demonstrated proper seating position and mirror placement for safer driving, checking oil levels, and general maintenance concerns.