Audi Sport Customers Successful Around The Globe

[source: Audi Sport] GT3 victories in Europe and Australia Audi R8 LMS GT4 in front in America, the Czech Republic and France First victory this season in ADAC TCR Germany for the Audi RS 3 LMS Neuburg a. d. Donau - America, Australia, the Czech Republic, France, Hungary and Italy: In six countries, Audi Sport customer racing teams celebrated victories last weekend. In addition, they clinched many other podium places. Audi R8 LMS GT3 First victory f...

Disappointment for Audi in WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup in Hungary

[source: Audi Sport] Meager reward for strong fightback maneuvers Jean-Karl Vernay from Audi Sport Leopard Lukoil Team best Audi driver Budapest - After Audi Sport customer racing achieved a victory in the opening round of the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup in Marrakesh three weeks ago, the second weekend in Hungary ended in disappointment. Jean-Karl Vernay, who managed a remarkable fightback in each of the three races, was only one of six drivers of an Audi RS 3 LMS ...

Audi R8 LMS Wins Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup Opener

[source: Audi Sport] Belgian Audi Club Team WRT in front at Monza Car Collection Motorsport with Elmar Grimm leads 24H Series standings Preview of second race weekend in WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup  With podium results clinched at Monza and at Navarra two Audi Sport customer racing teams and their drivers are in the top spots of the tables in two international racing series. Audi R8 LMS GT3 Victory in season opener: The Blancpain GT Series Endurance...

Victories for Audi R8 LMS and Audi RS 3 LMS

Junior drivers from Phoenix Racing celebrate first success in ADAC GT Masters this season Fast lady Carrie Schreiner with overall victories in DMV GTC Audi RS 3 LMS unbeatable on the Nürburgring, at Hockenheim and in Russia Neuburg a. d. Donau - Audi Sport customers celebrated podium results and victories around the globe. The season openers in Germany and Russia went particularly well. Audi R8 LMS GT3 Strong start to the season at Oschersleben: The...

Debut Victory of the Audi RS 3 LMS in WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup

Jean-Karl Vernay celebrates victory on opening weekend in Marrakesh Good performances from Audi Sport Leopard Lukoil Team and Vernay Marrakesh - Audi Sport customer racing continued a great touring car tradition in Morocco. The last FIA World Touring Car Cup, which Audi won at the time, was held 23 years ago. Now Jean-Karl Vernay and the Audi Sport Leopard Lukoil Team made history at the beginning of a new era. In the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup in Marrakesh, the Frenchma...

The Champion’s New Wrap: René Rast in Red

All Audi RS 5 DTM cars with new liveries in the 2018 season DTM Champion to race in red Audi Sport RS 5 DTM First appearance in pre-season tests at Hockenheim from April 9 to 12 Neuburg a.d. Donau - Same number but a new wrap for the DTM Champion: in the 2018 DTM season, title defender René Rast will race in a red Audi Sport RS 5 DTM. Audi has adapted last year’s championship-winning car to the changed regulations and at the same time refreshed the graphic des...

Audi R8 LMS Wins GT Asia Series Opening Event

Victory for Absolute Racing in Asian season opener Podium result for the Audi RS 3 LMS in Japan Audi Sport customer racing Japan presents 2018 program The customers of Audi Sport customer racing achieved a total of seven podium results in Japan, Malaysia and Australia. Audi R8 LMS GT3 Successful opener in Malaysia: The Singha Plan-B by Absolute Racing customer team clinched two trophies in the opening round of the GT Asia Series. The two Thai cam...

GMG Has Four Cars Ready for SprintX Kickoff in Texas

source: GMG Racing Following a strong kickoff to the 2018 Pirelli World Challenge season with a pole position and podium at the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, Global Motorsports Group (GMG racing) will head to this weekend’s Grand Prix of Texas at Circuit of the Americas (COTA) with four cars ready to tackle the first “SprintX” round of the season. Now in its third year of existence, the one-hour, two-driver format of SprintX will see GMG participate with three GTS entries in the Pro...

Audi Aims for Fifth Victory in Nürburgring 24 Hours

source: Audi Sport Title defense with four cars supported by Audi Sport customer racing Experienced driver lineup to contest largest race in Germany Audi Sport campaigners and Audi factory drivers from DTM on the grid Audi Sport customer racing has set ambitious aims for the Nürburgring 24 Hours. From May 10 to 13, the Audi R8 LMS is supposed to battle for its fifth victory in the iconic endurance race. Audi Sport customer racing is supporting four off...

Fully Integrated: 50th Audi R8 LMS GT4 Produced at Böllinger Höfe

source: Audi AG Audi Sport customer racing’s most recent product a sales success Highest level of synergies between production and racing Neuburg a. d. Donau/Neckarsulm - In close vicinity to the Neckarsulm location, the 50th Audi R8 LMS GT4 was driven out of the assembly hall at “Audi Böllinger Höfe” in Heilbronn in mid-March. The GT4 model is a worldwide sales success and, like no other race car at Audi, benefits from synergies in terms of its technical concept ...

2018 Audi Sport customer racing Announces Largest Number of Entries for Pirelli World Challenge Season

source: Audi of America Audi Sport customer racing to compete in the 2018 Pirelli World Challenge with nine entrees representing all three classes Largest number of PWC entrees in brand history Audi Sport customer racing continues expansion of globally homologated, stair-step customer racing offering in TCR, GT4 and GT3 classes Herndon - Audi of America announces a two-class offering for the Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) season opener at the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, Mar...

Montaplast by Land-Motorsport with Strong Squad of Four Drivers

source: ADAC GT Masters Alessio Picariello set to become Christopher Mies' new partner The two brothers, Kelvin and Sheldon van der Linde, will share the second Audi R8 LMS Team intend to take the ADAC GT Masters title after their success in 2016 Munich -  Montaplast by Land-Motorsport will tackle the 2018 ADAC GT Masters campaign with two former champions and two young drivers. The 2016 title winner, Christopher Mies (28, DEU), will have a new team-mate, Alessio Picariello ...

Audi Sport customer racing with Two Partner Teams in New WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup

source: Audi Sport Six Audi RS 3 LMS cars on the grid Comtoyou Racing and WRT as fielding teams Three Audi Sport drivers and three privateer campaigners at the wheel for Audi Neuburg a. d. Donau - Following its successful debut season, the Audi RS 3 LMS will compete at the highest international level this year. Audi Sport customer racing is supporting two partner teams in the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup. The series is exclusively reserved to TCR race cars and en...

Third Audi Victory in Bathurst 12 Hour

source: Audi Sport  Audi Sport Team WRT celebrates debut victory in iconic endurance race Audi most successful brand at Bathurst since GT3 class launch Bathurst - Audi Sport customer racing celebrated its third overall victory in the Bathurst 12 Hour after 2011 and 2012. On making its debut in Australia, Audi Sport Team WRT with campaigners Robin Frijns/Stuart Leonard/Dries Vanthoor (NL/GB/B) triumphed at the Intercontinental GT Challenge opener. As a result, Audi, as th...

Audi on the Front Row of the Grid for Bathurst 12 Hour

source: Audi Australia Audi to start in second and third positions on the grid after exciting Top 10 Shootout Three Audi teams in the top 10 grid positions Just 0.235 seconds separate first and second in Top 10 Bathurst – Audi has continued its electrifying form of yesterday to reserve a place on the front row of the grid for the start of tomorrow's Bathurst 12 Hour. Kelvin van der Linde pulled out all stops to produce a 2:02.1696s – just 0.235 seconds off pole position...

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...

Flying Lizard Motorsports Reveals Changeups in 2018 Manufacturer and Drivers

source: Flying Lizard Motorsports SONOMA, CA - Flying Lizard Motorsports will return to the Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) in 2018 for its second season of competition in the GTS class. For the first time since 2014, the team will field two full season Audi R8 LMS GT4 entries, driven by Mike Hedlund and Adam Merzon. Ryan Eversley will join Merzon in the Case-it Racing by Flying Lizard Motorsports entry for the five SprintX race weekends. “I’m looking forward to the potential tha...

One-Two Victory for GT4 Version of the Audi R8 LMS at Premiere in Dubai

source: Audi Sport Customer team Phoenix Racing celebrates one-two class win in season opener Three podium places in total for Audi Sport customer racing All three race cars on the grid in Dubai for the first time Dubai - Jubilation at the beginning of the year: Team Phoenix Racing with Audi Sport customer racing celebrated the first 24-hour victory of the new Audi R8 LMS in the GT4 class. The career of Audi Sport customer racing’s most recent new p...