Unitronic JDC-Miller Second-Gen Audi in Shape and On Point

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="82439"] source: Unitronic Coming off of the official IMSA-sanctioned pre-season test last weekend at the Roar Before the 24, which gave the Unitronic JDC-Miller Motorsports team and drivers a proper first shakedown of its new second-gen Audi RS 3 LMS TCR, has everyone enjoying the new machinery and looking forward to kicking the season off right with results in the upcoming BMW M Endurance Challenge at Daytona, ahead of the Rolex 24 Hours of Dayt...

Chicanes at Daytona, Le Mans Renamed in Symbol of Endurance Racing Unity

  [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="68267"] Le Mans Chicane Debuts This Weekend during Rolex 24 At Daytona [source: IMSA] DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The two biggest endurance sports car races in the world – the Rolex 24 At Daytona and the 24 Hours of Le Mans – are now even more closely aligned with the news that chicanes at the 3.56-mile Daytona International Speedway road course and the 8.49-mile Circuit des 24 Heures in Le Mans, France. will be named after eac...

New German Performance Commits to Full-Season TCR Effort

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="67889"] source: New German Performance After entering two IMSA Michelin Pilot Sport Challenge eventsin 2021, New German Performance, in partnership with David Tilton Racing, announces they are committing to a full-season effort in 2022 with their Audi RS 3 LMS. Veteran driver and 2021 Daytona TCR class winner William Tally joins the team in Daytona and will pair with Tristan Herbert as the team campaigns for the 2022 Michelin Pilot Challenge TCR ...

IMSA Announces Updated Return to Racing Plan

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="47480"] source: IMSA In a series of video conferences with stakeholders earlier today, IMSA revealed its plans to return to racing this summer with a revised 2020 calendar for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge. The WeatherTech Championship will return July 4 at Daytona International Speedway. This Fourth of July event will feature an evening race with WeatherTech as its entitlement partner and ...

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 customer racing Invites You To Join Them At The Rolex 24 At Daytona

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="39747"] Audi of America invites you to join us at the Rolex 24 At Daytona from January 24 – 26. Audi Sport experience will offer registered VIP guests access to the High Banks Suite #243 and a number of unique activities. Ticket sales for this event will begin on December 12, at 8:00 PM EST. Audi Sport experience – High Banks Suite 243 Access to High Banks Suite #243 (Friday – Sunday) 3-day Rolex 24 At Daytona ticket (Friday – Sunday) Gu...

Racer: Rogers Motorsports Audi R8 Returns to HSR Classic Daytona

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="36137"] source: Racer.com Rogers Motorsports, a three-time and defending winner of the Historic Sportscar Racing (HSR) Classic Daytona presented by IMSA, returns for the fifth edition of classic 24-hour race at Daytona International Speedway, November 13-17, with its 2005 No. 38 Audi R8 LMP and all-pro driving trio of Doug Smith, Andy Wallace and James Gue... Read the rest of the story HERE

Video of the Day: An In-Car Lap of Daytona in an Audi R8 LMS

words: Bill, video: IMSA Official Another (very wet) Rolex 24 at Daytona has come and gone. While both teams and spectators continue to dry out, they can enjoy this ride-along with Alex Riberas of the #19 Moorespeed R8 LMS GT3. Hitting speeds as high as 172 mph, Alex takes us on what a driver sees and thinks during a race at Daytona. Let Alex do the hard work and enjoy the ride. [embed]https://youtu.be/gkqgNnsHPzA[/embed]

Rolex 24 Spotter Guide

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. More information and download can be found at SpotterGuides.com.

Audi Sport customer racing Announces 2019 Line-Up For IMSA WeatherTech and Michelin Pilot Challenge Racing Series Ahead of Daytona Season Opener

source: Audi Sport customer racing Audi GT3, GT4, and TCR racing categories represented at the Rolex 24 At Daytona race weekend 12 Audi Sport customer racing vehicles fielded across the 24 hour Endurance Challenge and IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge GS/TCR classes All-new Audi Sport customer racing support offered with OEM parts program and technical expertise for 2019 season HERNDON – Audi of America showcases three-class race offerings at the annual ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA race weekend h...

Audi Canada To Field Audi R8 LMS GT3 Evo for Rolex 24

source: Audi Canada Audi Canada announced on Twitter that they will be teaming up with Audi Sport Team WRT for the Rolex 24 in Daytona on January 26-27. https://twitter.com/AudiCanada/status/1076250888094638080 Sportscar365.com reports Team WRT Speedstar will have Audi factory drivers Kelvin van der Linde and Frederic Vervisch sharing duties with Ian James and 17 year old Roman de Angelis. Keep an eye out for Audi Canada and Audi Sport Team WRT Speedstar though I can hardly see...

Land Motorsport With Strong Quartet In Daytona

source: Land Motorsport Preparations for the 2019 season are in full swing at MONTAPLAST by Land-Motorsport. From January 25th to 27th the team from Niederdreisbach starts at the Rolex 24 at Daytona. The Audi R8 LMS GT3 will be driven by Christopher Mies, Dries Vanthoor, Ricardo Feller and Daniel Morad. Traditionally, the 24-hour race in Florida is the prelude to the IMSA WeatherTechSportsCar Championship. Already in the years 2017 and 2018 MONTAPLAST by Land-Motorsport was on the D...

Audi of America Invites You To Join Us At The Rolex 24 At Daytona From January 25 – 27

AUDI AT DAYTONA Audi Sport experience – Rolex 24 At Daytona Daytona International Speedway January 25 – 27, 2019 Audi of America invites you to join us at the Rolex 24 At Daytona from January 25 – 27. Audi Sport experience will offer registered VIP guests access to the Audi Boardwalk Club and High Banks Suite #243. Ticket sales for this event will begin on December 4 at 8:00 PM EST. Audi Sport experience – Audi Boardwalk Club and Suite 243 Access to the Audi Boardwalk C...

Video: Watch Ashley Freiburg and Gosia Rdest at Daytona [Full Race]

One of the best parts of watching the 2018 Audi Sport season thus far must certainly be seeing Ashley Freiburg and Gosia Rdest take on Daytona in their #DriveProgress GMG Audi R8 GT4. While the pair didn't get a full season ride (for now, we're hoping), they certainly put in a strong showing in Daytona. If you're a subscriber of our print magazine quattro quarterly, you may have caught an in-depth interview with each of these up-and-coming drivers, part of two conversations that happened...

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 ...

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...

GMG Returns to IMSA Competition with Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge Entries at Daytona

source: GMG Racing, photos: Audi Sport customer racing SANTA ANA, CA - Returning to IMSA competition, where the team has competed multiple times at events such as The Rolex 24 at Daytona and 12 Hours of Sebring, Global Motorsports Group (GMG) is proud to return to the high banks of Daytona with a two-car entry in the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge. Competing in the season-opening BMW Endurance Challenge, GMG will re-join with Audi Sport customer racing to debut the new Audi R8 LMS...

Compass Racing Launches IMSA TCR Program with Audi Sport

source: IMSA Compass Racing launches its 15th-consecutive season in IMSA’s Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge by opening a bold new chapter in the new-for-2018 TCR class with two Audi RS 3 LMS race cars. “We were proud to be the first team to commit to this new IMSA class, and to now be the first to announce our driver line-ups,” remarked Team Principal Karl Thomson. “We’ve run for many years in this series, having not missed a race since January 2004, and we’re grateful ...