Audi “quattro”: Fourth Victory for the R8 LMS in Just Two Weeks

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="50124"] source: Audi Sport Audi wins season starts in ADAC GT Masters and Italian sprint racing Trophies for the Audi R8 LMS GT4 in America, Germany and France Audi RS 3 LMS wins both rounds of TCR Italy at Misano Within just 14 days, Audi Sport customers celebrated four major victories in Europe’s most important GT3 racing series. After having won the season opener in Italian endurance racing two weeks ago and the GT World Challenge Europ...

Strong Start to European Endurance Season for Audi R8 LMS

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="49848"] source: Audi Sport Audi wins GT World Challenge Europe Endurance Cup season opener Clubsport successes for Audi R8 LMS in Germany and Eastern Europe Victories for the Audi RS 3 LMS in Germany, Japan and Canada Audi Sport made a strong showing with its customers in Europe, Japan and Canada. The opening victory of the Belgian Audi Club Team WRT in the most fiercely contested endurance racing series in Europe was the highlight of the fo...

Audi R8 LMS Wins in Italy, America and Spain

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="49551"] source: Audi Sport Thrilling opening victory for Audi Sport Italia at Mugello Audi Sport customer teams successful around the globe in all Audi Sport customer racing models Audi Sport Italia made a strong start in the Italian GT Championship in an endurance race that was fiercely contested all the way to the end. Two GT4 exploits and one podium result each for the Audi R8 LMS GT2 and the Audi RS 3 LMS round off the weekend’s succes...

Audi Sport customer racing Confirms GTD WeatherTech Sprint Cup Entry

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="48495"] source: Audi of America Team Hardpoint to campaign Audi R8 LMS for IMSA Sprint Cup season Double duty for team owner/driver Rob Ferriol and driver Spencer Pumpelly in GT4 and now also in GT3 Audi looks to capture IMSA championships in Weather Tech Sprint Cup (WTSC)and Michelin Pilot Challenge (MPC) Team Hardpoint expands their IMSA program to include an Audi R8 LMS GT3. Maintaining their current MPC Audi R8 LMS GT4 program, the team wil...

Disappointing Season Opener For Audi Sport

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="42691"] source: Audi Sport Round one of the Intercontinental GT Challenge in Australia Kelvin van der Linde turns the fastest race lap Podium in the Pro-Am class for customer team Hallmarc At the incredibly thrilling season-opening round of the Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC), Audi Sport fell short of its own expectations. After racing cars from seven different manufacturers had qualified in the top ten, Audi headed into the Bathurst 12...

Strong Weekend for Audi Sport at Daytona

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="42338"] source: Audi Sport Audi R8 LMS third in the GTD class at Daytona 24h WRT Speedstar Audi Sport clocks up leading laps Audi RS 3 LMS scores triple win 1-2-3 victory in the TCR-class support race Race success in the USA: The Audi customer team WRT Speedstar Audi Sport scored third place with its Audi R8 LMS in the strongly-supported GTD class at the 24 Hours of Daytona. Audi Sport drivers Mirko Bortolotti and Dries Vanthoor, who shared ...

Audi Sport With Strong Lineup For Tenth Bathurst Anniversary

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="41691"] source: Audi Sport Intercontinental GT Challenge kicks off in Australia Five Audi R8 LMS on the grid of 12-hour race Audi Sport targets fourth overall victory For the first time, Audi Sport Team Valvoline is tackling the most important endurance race in Australia with three Audi R8 LMS. At the opening event of the Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC), the only worldwide GT3 racing series, eight Audi Sport drivers will be on the grid ...

Two Podium Finishes And Class Victory For Audi Sport In Dubai

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="41418"] source: Audi Sport Dubai 24 Hours stopped due to heavy rain Podiums for Car Collection Motorsport and MS7 by WRT Class victory for AC Motorsport with Audi RS 3 LMS Heavy rain and a flooded track meant that the organizers of the Dubai 24 Hours had to end the event early with the red flag after 7:17 hours of racing and 168 driven laps. At this time, Team Car Collection Motorsport with the Audi R8 LMS was in the overall runner-up’s sp...

Find of the Day: Former Magnus Racing 2017 Audi R8 LMS GT3 (Chassis 074)

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="40692"] words: Bill, photos: Magnus Racing Awhile back, we featured a 2010 Audi R8 LMS ultra as our Find of the Day. If you wanted it, you would have had to ship it from France but here's your chance to avoid the shipping costs as this one is available in New York state. What we have here is a 2017 Audi R8 LMS GT3 that was campaigned by Magnus Racing based out of Utah. If you aren't familiar with Magnus Racing, they are one of the top GT teams in...

Audi R8 LMS GT2 Deliveries Have Begun

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="40611"] source: Audi Sport Market launch of Audi Sport customer racing’s most powerful model Green light for the fourth model range: Following the start of production, Audi Sport customer racing began deliveries of the first Audi R8 LMS GT2 cars shortly before Christmas. The race car will be assembled at Böllinger Höfe site – in the same factory as the road-approved models. It is directly derived from the Audi R8 Spyder V10 performance...

Strong Season For Audi Sport customer racing

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="40583"] source: Audi Sport Audi Sport wins 20 drivers’ titles worldwide with customer teams Four race car models in more than a total of 750 races Thanks to its teams Audi Sport customer racing in 2019 clinched 578 trophies, including 237 victories, in more than 750 races around the globe. For the first time, four models were fielded – the Audi RS 3 LMS as well as the GT2, GT3 and GT4 versions of the Audi R8 LMS. In Audi Sport cust...

WRT Speedstar Audi Sport Takes Again The 24 Hours Of Daytona Challenge

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="40239"] source: WRT Speedstar Audi Sport Team WRT today confirmed it will participate to the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona (25-26 January) with an Audi R8 LMS entered in the GTD category under the colours of WRT Speedstar Audi Sport and with the support of Audi Canada. The driver line-up was also announced today. The car will be entrusted to Audi Sport drivers Mirko Bortolotti and Dries Vanthoor, joined by Switzerland’s Rolf Ine...

Missed Chance For Audi Sport In South Africa

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="39334"] source: Audi Sport Audi Sport finishes Intercontinental GT Challenge in third position Frédéric Vervisch best Audi Sport contender in drivers’ classification Successful debut of the 9 Hours of Kyalami on the race calendar The 9 Hours of Kyalami in South Africa provided a new setting with a highly varied endurance racing competition for the finale of the Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC). Audi Sport customer racing missed its c...

Further Worldwide Successes For Audi Sport

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="38651"] source: Audi Sport Title win in New Zealand and race victories in Australia for Audi R8 LMS Class win for Audi RS 3 LMS in Macau Class title and two podium finishes in America On the third weekend in November, the customers of Audi Sport customer racing celebrated race victories and a title in Australia, New Zealand and Macau, and successes in class in Texas. Audi R8 LMS GT3 Overall success in New Zealand: In GT racing in New ...

Audi Sport In South Africa With Two “Fast Zebras”

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="38645"] source: Audi Sport Audi R8 LMS competes in title race at Kyalami sporting a zebra livery Six Audi Sport drivers on the grid with two teams Chance for sixth title win in Intercontinental GT Challenge Grand finale at the debut in South Africa: The Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC) is visiting the African continent for the first time from November 21 to 23, on the occasion of closing its season. Audi Sport customer racing will have t...

Three More Titles For Audi Sport Customers

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="37945"] source: Audi Sport Geoff Emery wins Australian GT for the third time Team BRP is TCR winner of the Super Taikyu Series in Japan David Serban is class winner in an Audi R8 LMS GT4 in Spain Audi Sport customer racing with its customers in Australia, Japan and Spain scored three more title wins with three different race car models. Audi R8 LMS GT3 Resounding success in Australia: Geoff Emery in an Audi R8 LMS has won the Australi...

Audi Sport In Macau With 13 Race Cars

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="37919"] source: Audi Sport Five Audi R8 LMS GT3 in FIA GT World Cup Seven Audi RS 3 LMS on the Macau city circuit Audi R8 LMS GT4 to contest the Greater Bay Area GT Cup for the first time As the most successful manufacturer to date, Audi is aiming to score its fifth win of the GT race in Macau within the FIA GT World Cup. At the same time, the brand will be on the grid in three other competitions, including the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car...

Audi R8 LMS GT4 Sporting A New Look

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="37703"] source: Audi Sport After two successful years with a total of 17 title wins worldwide, Audi Sport customer racing updated the Audi R8 LMS GT4. From the 2020 season onward, customers will benefit from enhanced aerodynamics and setup options allowing for greater customization. A new look rounds out the car’s appearance. The Audi R8 LMS GT4 is a winner: Whether in North America, Europe or Asia, in competition with the race cars of up to 14...

Audi Sport Customers Celebrate Titles in FIA Motorsport Games and in New Zealand

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="37425"] source: Audi Sport Audi RS 3 LMS wins decisive gold medal for Russia Second title in succession for Neil Foster on New Zealand’s South Island Endurance racing class wins for Audi RS 3 LMS in Brazil, China and New Zealand In the inaugural FIA Motorsport Games, a race car from Audi Sport customer racing contributed to Russia’s victory in the overall classification. The Audi RS 3 LMS won the decisive gold medal. ...

Trans Am Series Develops New Home for Former GT3 Cars

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="36971"] source: Trans Am by Pirelli The Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli will add a new production-based class to its thriving line-up for the 2020 season. Slotted between the Trans Am and TA2 powered by AEM classes, the new Xtreme GT (XGT) class will be  focused on 2016 and earlier FIA GT3 machines that are no longer eligible to race in other professional series. Based on feedback from the paddock and continued development from t...