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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]

2 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]

2 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]

2 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

2 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

Official: Audi releases upgraded R8 LMS Ultra for customer racers

While most of the industry is busy with new debuts in Los Angeles, things aren't slowing down one bit on the racing side of the business. In the past couple of days alone, Chevrolet has debuted a new Corvette Daytona Prototype, Dacia...Show More Summary

Audi Announces R8 LMS Ultra

2 years agoVehicles / Cars : Car Blog

Audi Announces R8 LMS Ultra - designed with the help of its customers Audi replaces the GT3

Audi R8 LMS Ultra

2 years agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

Posted on 11.17.2011 20:00 by Simona Filed under: Audi | coupe | racing prototype | Audi R8 | Cars | Car Reviews | Audi The Audi R8 LMS GT3 was launched back in 2009 and since then, has gathered up a number of accomplishments, including 115 victories and 12 national or international titles. Show More Summary

Audi Announces R8 LMS Ultra For 2012 Racing Season

Audi’s R8 LMS GT3 is no stranger to motorsport competition around the globe. Since the car’s launch in 2009, it’s seen 115 victories and 12 national or international titles in the hands of Audi’s customers. No platform can remain competitive for long in racing, so Audi has announced a new competition R8 for the 2012 season...

2012 Audi R8 LMS ultra unveiled

ONEIGHTURBO Gallery after the jump! Coming off a strong showing at Zhuhai in the GTC class, Audi has just unveiled the new R8 LMS ultra for the 2012 racing season. How do you improve on a racecar with such a short, successful career? You focus on the technical aspects. A new exhaust system helps the 570hp [...] 2012 Audi R8 LMS ultra unveiled

Audi R8 LMS wins GTC class at ILMC Zhuhai

ONEIGHTURBO It was a strong showing for the Audi R8 LMS in its debut race in the ILMC series. Darrel O’Young brought the no98 Audi Sport C Racing R8 LMS across the line to win the 6 Hours of Zhuhai. The win did not come easy with Team AMG Mercedes SLS GT3 leading the first two [...] Audi R8 LMS wins GTC class at ILMC Zhuhai

Edo Mortara, Audi R8 LMS secure ILMC Zhuhai GTC pole

ONEIGHTURBO With the Mercedes SLS AMG GT having the upper hand in all three practice sessions, it was Edoardo Mortara nailing an incredible 1:34.777 in the no98 Audi Sport C Racing R8 LMS to take pole position in the GTC class. Mortara, who comes over from Audi DTM, was only 0.271 off the no55 BMW Motorsport [...] Edo Mortara, Audi R8 LMS secure ILMC Zhuhai GTC pole

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