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]

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...

Exceptional Victory for Audi RS 3 LMS

[source: Audi Sport] Michael Johnson wins with Stephen Simpson in an Audi RS 3 LMS in the U.S. Third victory this season for Audi R8 LMS GT4 in GT4 European Series Podium success for Audi R8 LMS in North America In the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, a wheelchair-bound Audi privateer driver achieved his first victory in automobile racing. Audi RS 3 LMS (TCR) Paralyzed Audi privateer driver achieves first touring car victory: Michael Johnson and Ste...

Resounding Success in China for Audi Customer Teams

[source: Audi Sport] Four overall victories in two series for Audi customers in China Second victory of the Audi R8 LMS GT4 in 24H TCE Series Victories for the Audi RS 3 LMS in China and in Canada The Audi R8 LMS in its GT3 version is currently the measure of all things in Chinese GT racing while the GT4 version clinched its next 24-hour class win and the Audi RS 3 LMS was at the very front in China and Canada. Audi R8 LMS GT3 Two victories to kick o...

Sportscar 365: Audi R8 LMS GT3 Evo Spied

[source: Sportscar 365] Audi’s new Evo package for its R8 LMS GT3 has been spied ahead of a likely update for 2019. The German manufacturer’s GT3 and GT4-spec machines are testing at Monza this week, with what appears to be a significantly overhauled aero package to the GT3 model... Read the rest of the story HERE  

Audi Sport Customers Victorious In All Categories

[source: Audi Sport] GT3 success for the Audi R8 LMS in Australia and China Audi R8 LMS GT4 wins in China Audi RS 3 LMS with 24-hour class victory and other successes June began perfectly for Audi Sport customer racing as the best customer teams celebrated victories in various competitions on four continents with the entire model range. Audi R8 LMS GT3 Triumph in Australia: Tony Bates and Daniel Gaunt jointly prevailed in a difficult race on the fou...

Disappointment for Audi in Nürburgring 24 Hours

[source: Audi Sport] Audi Sport Team Land in sixth position best Audi team Harsh conditions in 46th running of the iconic race in the Eifel Podium result in TCR class for Bonk Motorsport Nürburg - In the 46th running of the Nürburgring 24 Hours, the Eifel region revealed itself at its worst: Audi Sport customer racing had traveled to the world’s biggest automobile race as title defenders, but together with its customer teams suffered some bitter setba...

Victory For All Three Audi Sport customer racing Models

[source: Audi Sport] Audi R8 LMS achieves next GT3 success in Blancpain GT Series Audi R8 LMS GT4 wins in the United Kingdom Audi RS 3 LMS at the very front in America and Russia The customer teams of Audi Sport customer racing came out on top and clinched further podium places in some of the world’s most challenging series again last weekend. Audi R8 LMS GT3 Perfect showing in the United Kingdom: The second race weekend in the Blancpain GT Series...

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...

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...

Audi Sport Named Presenting Sponsor for GP of Virginia

[source: Pirelli World Challenge Public Relations] Audi Sport Named Presenting Sponsor for PWC Grand Prix of Virginia set for April 27-29 Some 100 cars set to compete on fast, popular VIR road circuit ALTON, Va. – Pirelli World Challenge announced today that Audi Sport will serve as the presenting sponsor for the upcoming PWC Grand Prix of Virginia schedule for April 27-29 at the picturesque 3.27-mile, 17-turn VIRginia International Raceway permanent road circuit in south Virgin...

Garth Tander To Drive Audi R8 LMS in Australian GT Championship

[source: Audi Australia] Garth Tander joins Geoff Emery in the #1 Jamec Pem Audi R8 LMS GT3 V8 Supercar champion back behind the wheel of an Audi Round 2 of the Australia GT Championship at The Bend, South Australia Three-time Bathurst 1000 winner and former V8 Supercar champion, Garth Tander, will reprise his role with Audi Sport customer racing this weekend, when he joins the Australian GT field in Round 2 of the Australian GT Championship. Tander will join Geoff Emery in...

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...

Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Broadcast Schedule and Spotter’s Guide

words: Bill Cho, spotter guide: Andy Blackmore Design The Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring is upon us and as usual, Andy Blackmore Design has the ultimate spotter guide for this historic race. This spotter guide includes the Audi R8 LMS GT3/GT4 and RS 3 LMS entries from Montaplast by Land Motorsport (Audi R8 LMS GT3 #29), Magnus Racing (Audi R8 LMS GT3 #44), Carbahn Motorsports (Audi R8 LMS GT4 #39), eEuroparts.com Racing (Audi RS 3 LMS TCR #10), Compass Racing (Audi RS 3 LMS TCR...

WRT to Enter Blancpain GT Series Asia with OD Racing

source: W Racing Team OD Racing has confirmed its return to the Blancpain GT Series Asia for the 2018 season. The Malaysian based outfit announced its entry and new partnership with legendary European race team, WRT, competing this season under the name – OD Racing Team WRT. The team will also see the return of Malaysian born race ace, Mitch Gilbert, back behind the wheel of the team’s Audi R8 LMS GT3, with the second driver to be announced later. Introduced to the Asian race sce...

Watch the 12 Hours of Bathurst Here

Believe it or not, if you're from anywhere other than Philadelphia, there were more sporting events going on last weekend than Super Bowl LII. For Road Racing fans, there was also the 12 Hours of Bathurst in Australia, where a gaggle of R8 LMS GT3s took to the track at Mount Panorama from Saturday into early Sunday (U.S. time). Just in case you missed the race (and also our posts on Audi's performance there), race organizers and YouTube have you covered. The race was live cast to the web ...

Daytona: About that Land Penalty, Plus Full Rolex 24 Gallery

If you're anything like the staff of the Audi Club North America, you were likely tuned in to the IMSA season-opening Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona last weekend. If you were, then you already know the two Audi teams had started out strong and were moving up in the ranks. Things were looking good. Audi Sport customer racing staff on hand were feeling good about the weekend. With just two cars in the GTD field, this was a smaller-than-usual run at the Rolex 24. Even still, these were two ve...

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...

Season Opener with 13 Race Cars from Audi Sport customer racing

source: Audi Sport Neuburg a. d. Donau, Germany -  24 Hours of Dubai to kick off the season for Audi on January 12/13 Five Audi R8 LMS for GT3 and two for GT4 Six Audi RS 3 LMS in TCR category Never before has Audi Sport customer racing’s representation in Dubai been as strong as this year. 13 of the 93 race cars in the field are sporting the four rings on their hoods. For the first time, the brand will be on the grid with all three current products in the GT3, GT...