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...

Daytona Photos: Audi Atmosphere

As anyone who's attended an IMSA race can tell you, in particular one where the Audi Sport experience operates, it is a feast for the senses for Audi enthusiasts. Wheel-to-wheel racing on track is just the start of it, with plenty to see in and around the track. As race weekends go, the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona isn't just the first, or the longest duration... it also features the most to see and do. For starters, there's the obvious element of the race itself. Even when the track isn...

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...

Rolex 24 Spotter Guide Live Ahead of Season Opener

words: George Achorn 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. We're big fans of Andy. He doesn't just do spotter guides. He also designs some pretty choice racecar liveries. For instance, word on the street is that he's behind...

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...

Oliver Jarvis Joins Team Joest Mazda for Rolex 24

words: George Achorn, photos: Mazda Following Audi's departure from prototype racing in 2016, the very familiar faces of the former Audi efforts have landed in not-surprisingly prominent places throughout motorsport. This week before the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona, it's Oliver Jarvis' turn. The British Audi Le Mans veteran joins Team Joest in a Mazda-backed prototype effort. Joest had joined Mazda last year when all chances of any return (factory, independent or otherwise) with the Audi...