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Watch Carlos Sainz Drive An Audi R8 LMS Around Europe's Second Oldest Track [Video]

3 years agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Built in 1922 and essentially abandoned in 1923, Autodromo de Sitges-Terramar is the second oldest remaining track in Europe. Unlike the oldest, England's Brooklands, it was built so well that it remains useable today. Here, rally legend Carlos Sainz laps its 80 year old banking in an Audi R8 LMS. More »

Race Car Roundup: Toyota Headed to Germany, Maserati to Spain, and Audi Kicks It Old School

The picture you’re looking at with the Audi was taken on flat land. The Aud R8 LMS above was riding a track with an incredible 60-degree banked corner. Now that we have your attention with that tidbit, here’s your unusually present update of race cars simply too awesome to ignore. We’re saving the Audi for [...]

Video: Watch Carlos Sainz flog this Audi R8 LMS around an 80-year-old GP track

Certain videos, when the protagonists speak a foreign language, don't need subtitles: Mexican telenovelas, dolphins in love and auto racing are but three. Although the narration is in Spanish and there isn't any racing in this videoShow More Summary

Here's Proof Everything About An Audi R8 LMS Ultra Testing In The Rain Is Glorious [Video]

3 years agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

After repeatedly watching this awesome video footage captured on a wet day at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza in Italy, we are having a nearly impossible time trying to determine exactly what is the best part of the Audi R8 LMS Ultra. More »

GMG Racing to debut World Challenge Audi R8 LMS at Grand Prix of Long Beach

ONEIGHTURBO Video’s after the jump! GMG Racing, the multi-series professional racing team and premier performance tuning facility for European vehicles in Southern California, will debut the world’s first World Challenge Audi R8 LMS at the Grand Prix of Long Beach for Round 3 of the 2012 Pirelli World Challenge series. The vehicle is just one of [...]Show More Summary

Exclusive: An inside look at the Audi R8 LMS and its future of racing in the U.S.

Audi's customer racing program with the R8 LMS has been an unequivocal success. Since the delivery of the first race car in March of 2010, more than 40 examples have competed in 18 different championships worldwide, racking up more than 100 victories. Show More Summary

Motorsports: Audi R8 LMS remains king of the mountain with second straight victory at Bathurst 12 Hour

Audi has yet another race trophy to place in its awards cabinet after claiming the overall victory at the Bathurst 12 Hour race in Australia this past weekend for the second straight year. The win was achieved by the Phoenix Racing team,...Show More Summary

Bathurst 12 Hour: Audi's R8 LMS Still King Of The Mountain

Audi's R8 LMS racer has brought home gold once more at Mount Panorama, taking the top podium step in this year's Bathurst 12 Hour race. Piloting the winning Phoenix Racing cars were international drivers Christer Jöns, Christopher Mies and Darryl O'Young, fighting to victory after a spin briefly relegated the #1 car to third place. Show More Summary

Phoenix Racing Audi R8 LMS on pole for Bathurst 12 Hour

ONEIGHTURBO One year after the 1-2 for Audi in the Armor All Bathurst 12 Hour, an Audi R8 LMS is on pole position again for this year’s running of the Australian endurance race at the beautiful Mount Panorama circuit. A total qualifying time of 6.28.65 minutes, an aggregate of the fastest individual lap times set by [...]Show More Summary

2012 Bathurst 12 Hour practice no1 report

ONEIGHTURBO With the first practice session kicking off early this morning, Audi dropped the lead foot from the word go. Warren Luff hit a 2:08.647 in the no2 Phoenix Racing Audi R8 LMS. Just under a second back was Dominik Farnbacher in the no17 Ferrari 458 GT3 with a 2:09.279. Cam McConville pulled the Consolidated Chemicals [...]Show More Summary

Audi R8 LMS as title defender at Bathurst

ONEIGHTURBO Last years Bathurst 12 Hour was Audi’s maiden race of the 2011 season. With seven championship titles across Europe in the past 24 months, Audi was very confident in the Audi R8 LMS as they should have been. With a 1-2 in qualifying, Team Joest went on to finish the same and winning the 2011 [...]Show More Summary

Audi R8 Grand-Am Daytona Debut Mega-Gallery

The Audi R8 is no stranger to racing, having debuted in GT3 and endurance-racing competition back in 2009. The R8 LMS produces in excess of 500 horsepower from its V-10 engine, which sends power to the rear wheels only. While the cars have raced in Europe, they haven’t raced in the U.S.-based Grand-Am Rolex Sports Cars Series, which runs the...

Facebook Answers Audi Engineer's Cry For Help During Dubai 24 Hours Race [Dubai]

3 years agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Eight-and-a-half hours into the Dubai 24 Hours endurance race, United Autosports mechanics had a question about their Audi R8 GT3 LMS racecar. Lucky for them, a very well-connected Audi engineer was reading. More »

Evil-Looking Audi R8 To Haunt Daytona 24 Hours [Daytona 24]

3 years agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Renowned Alabama-based VW/Audi/Porsche tuner APR will run this year's 24 Hours of Daytona with a brutal-looking Audi R8 LMS, done in a particularly glowering version of their traditional black and white and red all over. More »

Audi R8 LMS Cup series for China in 2012

ONEIGHTURBO Audi will be permanently present in the world’s largest sales market in motorsport as well. Starting in 2012, the Audi R8 LMS Cup as an exclusive one-make racing series will underscore the company’s leading position in the premium segment in China. Audi Sport customer racing China will be responsible for the operational activities. In 2012, [...]Show More Summary

Audi R8 LMS ultra Entering 2012 FIA GT1 World Championship

It seems there’s no limit to what Audi’s R8 LMS race cars can do. Since its launch in 2009, the stunning race car has seen 115 victories and 12 national or international titles in the hands of Audi’s customers. More recently the race car, in Grand-Am trim, has been preparing for the Daytona 24 Hours endurance race and Grand-Am...

First pics of the Grand-Am Rolex Series Audi R8 LMS

Audi of America recently took delivery of a U.S.-customer-spec R8 LMS Ultra meant for testing next month, and the gents at Quattroworld were able to get a picture of it. Being lighter, safer, and better balanced, the V10-powered racer...Show More Summary

Here's the first Audi R8 in a U.S. racing series [Audi R8]

3 years agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

APR Motorsport has already committed to racing the Audi R8 LMS in the 2012 Rolex Grand Am series. But this is the first actual photo of the Grand Am prepped car, on track at today's test session at Daytona. More »

2012 Audi R8 LMS ultra revealed

In 2012, the Audi R8 LMS ultra will succeed the successful R8 LMS GT3 sports car with which R8 LMS customers have won 115 races and 12 national and international titles in the space of just three years. Quattro GmbH focused on several central areas. New doors made of CFRP (carbon fiber reinforced plastic) in [...]

Audi R8 LMS by APR Motosport

3 years agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

Posted on 11.24.2011 12:00 by Kirby Filed under: Audi | USA | racing prototype | Audi R8 | Grand-Am Series | Cars | Car Reviews | Audi A few months ago, Audi announced that the R8 LMS race car was officially coming to America for its inaugural race at Daytona. Show More Summary

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