Tech Talk: Making the Audi R8 V10 Engine Fast and Robust

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="45892"] source: Audi of America Editor’s Note: We are in some extraordinary times now. COVID-19 has caused many disruptions (to say the very least) and in terms of the automotive world, all industry and enthusiast events are on hold…but that doesn’t mean we have to stop learning. In quattro magazine, we have a column by James Benoit called Tech Talk where James talks about…well…the tech of Audi. Audi of America is releasing a serie...

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...

GMG’S James Sofronas To Debut Audi R8 LMS GT2 In Barcelona

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="35611"] source: GMG Racing Continuing a tradition that dates back to 2012 and the debut of the first-generation Audi R8 GT3 in North America, Global Motorsports Group (GMG Racing) president and founder James Sofronas will head to Barcelona, Spain in one month’s time to debut the all-new Audi R8 LMS GT2. Working in partnership with the renowned WRT team as well as Audi Sport customer racing, Sofronas will put his long history with the marq...

Fourth Title For Audi Sport in ADAC GT Masters

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="34960"] source: Audi Sport Kelvin van der Linde/Patric Niederhauser with uncontestable lead in ADAC GT Masters Audi R8 LMS defends lead of the standings in the United States and France Racing premiere of the Audi R8 LMS GT2 in Spain from September 27 to 29 Title decision in the ADAC GT Masters: Kelvin van der Linde/Patric Niederhauser in an Audi R8 LMS from HCB-Rutronik Racing, on scoring a victory at Hockenheim on the race weekend before th...

Premiere of the Audi R8 LMS GT2 at Goodwood Festival of Speed

source: Audi Sport Fourth model from Audi Sport customer racing unveiled in front of large audience Most powerful customer racing car with 470 kW (640 hp) Audi Sport customer racing delivers fascination galore with the Audi R8 LMS GT2 at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Oliver Hoffmann, CEO of Audi Sport GmbH, Chris Reinke, Head of Audi Sport customer racing and nine-time Le Mans winner Tom Kristensen together with the Duke of Richmond – the organizer of the Goodwood Festival of Speed –...