Daytona: About that Land Penalty, Plus Full Rolex 24 Gallery

If you're anything like the staff of the Audi Club North America, you were likely tuned in to the IMSA season-opening Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona last weekend. If you were, then you already know the two Audi teams had started out strong and were moving up in the ranks. Things were looking good. Audi Sport customer racing staff on hand were feeling good about the weekend. With just two cars in the GTD field, this was a smaller-than-usual run at the Rolex 24. Even still, these were two ve...

Daytona Photos: Audi Atmosphere

As anyone who's attended an IMSA race can tell you, in particular one where the Audi Sport experience operates, it is a feast for the senses for Audi enthusiasts. Wheel-to-wheel racing on track is just the start of it, with plenty to see in and around the track. As race weekends go, the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona isn't just the first, or the longest duration... it also features the most to see and do. For starters, there's the obvious element of the race itself. Even when the track isn...

Daytona Photos: Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge

Last week's Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona weekend marked the first round for 2018 of the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge. This particular series includes the Audi R8 LMS GT4 and the RS 3 LMS built to TCR spec. It featured the most Audis ever fielded in a professional level American race. It also marked a strong first showing for these many Audi supported teams including a TCR Class victory by Compass Racing. The most news making announcement surrounding the Continental series 4-hour ...

Rolex 24 Spotter Guide Live Ahead of Season Opener

words: George Achorn Regardless of whether you plan on heading down to Daytona this weekend for the Rolex 24 Hours or watching it on TV, a critical accessory to taking in this multi-class round-the-clocker is a solid spotter guide. For that, we turn to Andy Blackmore Design, the official spotter guide provider for IMSA. We're big fans of Andy. He doesn't just do spotter guides. He also designs some pretty choice racecar liveries. For instance, word on the street is that he's behind...

First Grand Sport-Class All-Female Driver Team to Race in Audi R8 LMS GT4 Debut at Daytona

source: Audi of America, photos: ashleyfreibergracing.com and Audi AG Ashley Freiberg and Gosia Rdest to compete in Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge GS class First all-female team to compete in GS class and first all-female team to compete in motorsports since 2014 All-female team to drive all-new Audi R8 LMS GT4 HERNDON, VA – Debuting this week at Daytona, the all-new Audi R8 LMS GT4 will compete in the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, driven by the all-female team ...

The REAL Truth in 24: Magnus Racing 2018

words: Bill Cho, video and screenshots: Magnus Racing Jason Statham-ish voice: In a world of triumph and defeat in a span of 24 hours, the return of one name will bring shivers to the competition: Magnus Racing... This very super serious YouTube video from Magnus Racing shows the hard work and dedication of the mechanics... the grueling physical routines and diets of the drivers... and the respect that Magnus Racing gets from its competitors... at the Rolex 2...

Audi Sport to Start 2018 Season in America and Australia with Strong Customer Teams

source: Audi Sport Two weeks following the one-two win in the 24-hour race in Dubai, the new Audi R8 LMS GT4 will now be racing in North America. The audience there will get to see the customer sport race car for the first time in the traditional opening round of the IMSA Series at Daytona from January 27 to 28. Just one week later, on February 4, the Intercontinental GT Challenge will kick off in Australia. With its product offensive Audi Sport customer racing is strengthening i...