2019 Audi R8 LMS GT3 EVO Makes US debut on Display at Road Atlanta Petit Le Mans

source: Audi of America New model with evolved bodywork, optimized aerodynamics, stronger technical base, for consistency and performance Fourth new model from Audi Sport in four years following second generation R8 LMS, RS 3 LMS TCR and R8 LMS GT4 R8 LMS GT3 EVO available to U.S. customers in December HERNDON, Va., October 11, 2018 – The 2019 Audi R8 LMS GT3 EVO makes its U.S. debut this week, Oct. 12-13, on display at Road Atlanta following its global debut at the Paris Mot...

One-two-three for Audi R8 LMS at Hockenheim

[source: Audi Sport] Audi Sport customers win two DMV GTC races Trophies for drivers of the Audi R8 LMS GT4 First victory of the season for Audi RS 3 LMS in Italy Privateer Audi drivers continued the Audi R8 LMS winning streak during the sixth DMV GTC race weekend. Audi R8 LMS GT3 Seven trophies at Hockenheim: Audi Sport customer racing teams celebrated a host of success with the Audi R8 LMS during the sixth DMV GTC race weekend. Fabian Plentz won the...

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...

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...

Ten Years of Audi Sport customer racing

[source: Audi Sport] Six models for top-class customer motorsport More than 50 championship titles worldwide Numerous synergies due to close affiliation within the Group Neuburg a. d. Donau - Audi Sport customer racing is celebrating its tenth anniversary. Following the presentation of the first generation of the Audi R8 LMS in 2008, the first customers relied on the GT3 sports car the following season – and immediately clinched three driver championship titles. To d...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

Event Report: Audi Sport Brand Launch in New York + The Full Photo Gallery

words and photos: George Achorn Editor’s Note: This story originally ran in the Summer 2017 issue of the Audi Club North America quattro quarterly print magazine. This time around, we’ve added the entire collection of photography shot on site at the Audi Sport launch. If you don’t receive quattro quarterly and wish to subscribe, join the Audi Club North America HERE. New York, NY – Highline Studios isn’t just a boastful moniker for a Manhattan-based video production company....

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...