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New Ford Performance Car, 2015 Chevy COPO Camaro, 2016 Audi R8 LMS: Car News Headlines

Ford plans to unveil a new performance car on November 17, and today the automaker released a teaser video that suggests the car could be the long-awaited Mustang GT350 built by the SVT performance division. The 2014 SEMA show is currently underway in Las Vegas, and one of the highlights is the 2015 Chevrolet COPO Camaro. This will be the last...

2016 Audi R8 LMS ultra Race Car Spy Shots

Audi is working on a second generation of its R8 supercar, and that means a new version of the R8 LMS ultra race car is also due. We now have photos of a prototype for the new R8 LMS ultra taken during a recent shakedown test at the Nürburgring. We first saw the race car back in May but the prototypes then were wearing much more camouflage...

?The 570-HP R8 Competition Is The Fastest, Most Powerful Audi Ever

last monthVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Audi has run everything from Daytona to the Nürburgring in the R8 LMS. Now, as the sun sets on Audi's only supercar, it's finally offering the closest thing you can get to a road-legal racecar with the 570 horsepower, 199 MPH R8 Competition. Read more...

Belgian Audi Club Team WRT R8 LMS ultra Wins 2014 Spa 24 Hours

4 months agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

This past weekend saw an Audi R8 LMS ultra race car driven to victory in the 2014 Spa 24 Hours at Belgium’s legendary Spa Francorchamps race track. The winning car was the #1 R8 LMS ultra of Belgian Audi Club Team WRT, driven by René Rast, Laurens Vanthoor and Markus Winkelhock. Just seven seconds behind the leader was the Marc VDS...

Eight Audi R8 LMS ultra Race Cars To Tackle 2014 Spa 24 Hours

4 months agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

Following the likes of Aston Martin and Bentley, Audi has now confirmed its lineup of race cars for the 2014 Spa 24 Hours taking place this weekend. Eight examples of the Audi R8 LMS ultra race car will be taking part in the grueling event, held on the beautiful Spa Francorchamps circuit, and these will be divided up among four teams: Belgian Audi...

2016 Fiat 500X Spied, 2015 Mazda MX-5 Priced, Next-Gen Audi R8 LMS: Car News Headlines

7 months agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

A prototype for Fiat’s 500X subcompact crossover has finally been spotted. The vehicle, which will share its underpinnings with the 2015 Jeep Renegade, will be the sixth member of Fiat’s ever-expanding 500 family. We’ll have to wait at least one more year until the next-generation MX-5 Miata is launched but Mazda is offering a...

Next-Gen Audi R8 LMS Race Car Starts Testing: Video

7 months agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

Audi is working on a second generation of its R8 supercar, and that means a new version of the R8 LMS ultra race car is also due. Here is a video that depicts what’s likely to be the second generation of the R8 LMS in its initial shakedown test. The video, posted to YouTube by user digitalmoviedv2, shows two Audi race cars testing at a...

Audi R8 LMS ultra

8 months agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

The competitiveness of the Audi R8 LMS ultra in GT world championships lends itself to the widely known belief that the car is as good a racer you can get. That competitiveness is expected to continue in the 2014 season, specifically at the Nurburgring 24 Hours where as many as eight R8 LMS ultra cars are tipped to compete. Show More Summary

Five Teams To Field Audi R8 LMS ultras In 2014 Nürburgring 24 Hours

8 months agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

Five teams will contest this year’s Nürburgring 24 Hours using the R8 LMS ultra race car, including the factory-backed teams Phoenix Racing and Audi Race Experience. The latter allows virtually anyone to buy a seat on the team, and this year Austrian Daredevil Felix Baumgartner will be among its lineup of drivers. Other teams using the...

Space Jumper Felix Baumgartner To Race Audi R8 LMS At Nürburgring 24

9 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

While he won't go faster than the speed of sound this time, Felix Baumgartner is about to get a racing license and participate in the Nürburgring 24 Hours next month with an Audi R8 LMS Ultra. We love this guy. Read more...

Watch An Audi R8 V10 As It's Built From The Ground Up

10 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

It all starts with three metallic, space-frame modules — a skeletal structure of aluminum extrusions, largely — and ends with either a roadgoing R8 or the R8 LMS racecar. In between is where all the the assembly-nerd magic happens. Read more...

Video: Chris Harris Reviews the R8 LMS Ultra GT3

10 months agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

--> Now this is the the type of video we expect to see from Chris Harris, as he went to the Nurburgring Grand Prix Circuit where he put the Audi R8 LMS Ultra GT3 race car and its road-going brother, the R8 V10 head to head. When compared...Show More Summary

Chris Harris compares Audi R8 V10 & R8 LMS Ultra GT 3

10 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Blog

Can you imagine having the opportunity to drive two, different Audi R8?s? A dream probably. Then add on to that the fact that you can take them both for a spin around the German Grand Prix Circuit, Nurburgring. Well, that’s exactly what Chris Harris did. The man that probably has one of the most thrilling […]

Flying Lizard Motorsports Picks R8 LMS Over 911 For United SportsCar

Longtime Porsche client Flying Lizard Motorsports has had a change of allegiance. Flying Lizard will ditch its traditional 911s for a pair Audi R8 LMS racers for the upcoming United SportsCar Championship. The R8 LMS has already had some success in sports car racing, including a win at the 2013 24 Hours of Daytona. The LMS reportedly shares 50...

Seven Audi R8 LMS ultra Race Cars To Tackle 2013 Spa 24 Hours

A total of seven Audi R8 LMS ultra race cars will be competing in the 2013 Spa 24 Hours endurance race at the legendary Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium next week. Drivers racing 2012-spec R8 LMS ultras managed a one-two finish in the previous year’s race, and this year they’ll be using improved 2013-spec cars. The new cars are similar to...

Eight Audi R8 LMS ultras To Tackle 2013 Nürburgring 24 Hours

Audi is gearing up to defend its overall victory at last year’s Nürburgring 24 Hours race, announcing today that it will have eight of its 2013-spec R8 LMS ultra race cars competing this year. Most of the cars will be fielded by private teams, though two of the cars, #14 and #15, will be fielded as part of the automaker’s...

Motorsports: Audi R8 LMS claims first victory in SCCA World Challenge series

After starting on the pole but falling behind mid-race, James Sofronas earned back the lead position to take victory at the Pirelli World Challenge event held at the Long Beach Grand Prix this past weekend. Driving the No. 14 GMG/Mobil 1 Audi R8 LMS, Sofronas was near the front of the pack when the No. Show More Summary

Fong completes Status GP line-up for 2013

Adderly Fong will contest the upcoming GP3 Series campaign for Status Grand Prix, the team confirmed on Saturday. The Canadian-born Chinese driver, who last year contested the Asia-based Audi R8 LMS Cup and a part-season in the British Formula 3 National Class, joins Jimmy Eriksson and Josh Webster at the outfit.

Audi R8 LMS Ultra

2 years agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

Posted on 03.12.2013 19:00 by Simona Announced back in 2011, the R8 LMS Ultra is preparing for the 2013 racing season with a series of upgrades that make it even more aerodynamic. The new R8 LMS Ultra made its debut at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show and can now be ordered at a price of €339,000 (about $440,000 at the current exchange rates). Show More Summary

The Rolex 24 Hours Of Daytona: Audi Über Gallery

2 years agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Audi made a spectacular entrance into the 2013 American road racing season by taking the win at the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona. Not only did they finish at the top of the podium with the Alex Job Racing team, but the R8 LMS driven by the works drivers took the second spot after twenty four hours of hard racing. Show More Summary

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