AUDI AND XBOX HOST AXF-24 CHALLENGE
In celebration of the annual 24 Hours of Le Mans race in France, Audi of America and Xbox/Turn 10 will again join forces to host the 2nd Annual AXF-24 Challenge. It's a four-hour Xbox Live Forza Motorsport 3 racing experience at the Audi Forum New York City on June 12, 2010 between 1-5pm.
The first leg of AXF-24 Challenge opened with North American players on Xbox Live competing for the fastest lap times on the Le Mans track while driving the 2009 Audi #2 Audi Sport Team Joest R15 TDI.
The three fastest drivers will be invited to compete in the AXF-24 Challenge on June 12th, which takes place at the same time as the actual Le Mans race in France.?? The 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race is held on an 8.5-mile track made up mostly of public roads. It is considered one of the top three races in the world and the greatest test of speed and endurance.
This year will be the 78th running of the race, which began in 1923 but was canceled for nine years during World War II. Audi has won eight of the last 10 years at Le Mans.?? The top prize for the winning AXF-24 competitor will be a one-day Audi R8 sports car experience package in Sonoma, CA.
Audi, Xbox and motorsports fans planning to be in New York City on June 12th are invited to come to the Audi Forum New York City to watch the competition unfold. They can also enjoy a live feed of the 24 Hours of Le Mans race, playable Forza Motorsport 3 kiosks, a chance to explore the Audi Forum New York City, catered food and an open bar, prizes and souvenirs at the door.
Audi Forum New York City,?250 Park Ave (47th St & Park Ave),?New York, NY 10017