GMG’s 2019 Season Start Continues Through St. Petersburg

source: GMG Racing Just one week in to their opening of the 2019 racing season, Global Motorsports Group (GMG Racing) would enjoy a double-header of competition during this weekend’s Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, literally taking place less than seven days after their season launch in Austin, Texas. Campaigning two Audi R8 LMS GT4 entries in the series’ Pirelli GT4 America Sprint category, the duo of Jason Bell and newcomer CJ Moses would show strong, with three top-10 finishes to close t...

One of Our Own: CJ Moses Is Going Racing with a CrowdStrike Racing R8 LMS GT4

source: Sportscar365.com Audi Club North America member, CJ Moses, just got the call we've all dreamed about...he will be racing professionally on a partial season program with CrowdStrike Racing in a GMG Racing run R8 LMS GT4. It seems that using the Audi Club membership and the experience he gained from HPDEs (High Performance Driver's Education) that his chapter (Potomac Chesapeake Chapter) and surrounding chapters paid off. Good luck CJ and your Audi Club will be cheering you on! Here is...

GMG Takes Strong Second During Inaugural IMSA Encore at Sebring

source: GMG Racing SEBRING – Returning to IMSA competition for the first time since January, Global Motorsports Group (GMG) made their presence known with an impressive second-place in the GT4 class. Running the venerable Audi R8 LMS GT4, drivers Jason Bell, James Sofronas and last-minute addition Andy Lally would enjoy a strong four-hour race. “It was great to get back to IMSA competition,” stated GMG team owner and driver James Sofronas. “This was a one-of-a-kind event, and w...

GMG Confirms GT4 Entry for Michelin IMSA SportsCar Encore at Sebring

source: GMG  SANTA ANA – Taking part in a landmark new event in the heritage of North American sportscar racing, Global Motorsports Group (GMG) is pleased to confirm their entry in the upcoming Michelin IMSA SportsCar Encore. Marking GMG’s return to the heralded Sebring International Raceway, drivers Jason Bell and James Sofronas will compete in the GT4 category, continuining their 2018 campaign with the Audi R8 LMS GT4. “We’re thrilled to return to IMSA and take part in ...

Find of the Day: James Sofronas’ GMG Racing R8 Spyder

For anyone considering picking up a current-generation Audi R8 Spyder, we've found a very slightly used example on the market that may be of particular interest. The OEM plus looking Spyder you see here is owned by GMG Racing owner and Audi R8 GT4 racer James Sofronas, and it could be yours. This R8 Spyder is a 2017, and has logged just 1,400 miles. And, while it hasn't logged much distance, James utilized his own GMG Racing shop to make sure it was highly tailored to his tastes. The rund...

GMG Ready for Monday Doubleheader at Lime Rock Park

[source: GMG Racing] Just a few days after the most recent round of Pirelli World Challenge competition at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, Global Motorsports Group (GMG) will arrive at this weekend’s SprintX round of the GTS category ready to continue their championship fight in to the historic Lime Rock Park, located in Lakeville, Connecticut. Following two wins in as many weekends of the series, the combination of Alex Welch and James Sofronas will once again be joined by George Kurtz ...

GMG Looks To Continue SprintX Championship Charge in Virginia

[source: GMG Racing] Just two weeks after the most recent round of Pirelli World Challenge competition on the streets of Long Beach, Global Motorsports Group (GMG) and the entire series will head to the scenic VIRginia International Raceway (VIR) for the next round of “SprintX” competition. Arriving with the championship lead in the GTS category, the team will arrive with four cars in two different categories to bolster their efforts, with Alex Welch, James Sofronas, George Kurtz and ...

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...

First Victory for Audi R8 LMS GT4 in the United States

GMG Racing wins GT4 category in Pirelli World Challenge SprintX Second place for Audi Sport Team BWT in VLN opener at the Nürburgring Podium results in championship and Trophy wins in Australia Audi Sport customers on three continents clinched trophies with their GT sports cars on the fourth weekend in March. Audi R8 LMS GT4 GMG Racing celebrates first American success for Audi R8 LMS GT4: James Sofronas and Alex Welch stood on the top step of the pod...

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...

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...

GMG Confirms Three Entries in Pirelli World Challenge GTS Competition

source: GMG Racing Continuing a heritage that has surpassed two decades in the Pirelli World Challenge, Global Motorsports Group (GMG Racing) is proud to announce a three-car program for the upcoming Pirelli World Challenge season GTS competition. Campaigning the prolific new Audi R8 LMS GT4 in two full-season programs, drivers George Kurtz and James Sofronas will compete full-time, joined by Colin Braun and Alex Welch respectively, while development driver Elias Sabo will also return wit...

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 ...

Audi Customers Win Season Opener in the U.S.

source: Audi Sport First TCR win for Audi RS 3 LMS in IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Extensive program for all three Audi customer race cars Audi Sport customer racing present in North America like never before Neuburg a. d. Donau/Daytona - Following the one-two class win of the new Audi R8 LMS GT4 in Dubai two weeks ago, the North American season began with a success for Audi Sport customer racing as well. To kick off the IMSA season at Daytona, all three p...

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 ...

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...