Must Watch: Smithsonian Channel “Supercar Superbuild” R8 Episode Airing March 13, 2018 9:00PM ET

words: Bill Cho, photos: Smithsonian Channel In 1997, Audi was looking to get back into the showcase of racing, the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Their efforts brought forth the R8R and that experience lead to the iconic R8 LMP which won Le Mans in 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, and 2006. To capitalize on this fame, Audi presented the Le Mans quattro concept car at the 2003 Frankfurt Motor Show and a legend was born. The Smithsonian Channel show, Supercar Superbuild, dives into the hi...