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...
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...
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...
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
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.
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
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
For the last two years, Audi has won what's called "The ultimate Aussie endurance race," the Bathurst 12-Hour event at Mt. Panorama, reverentially known as "The Mountain." It did so with factory-backed versions of the R8 LMS Ultra and...Show More Summary
Now that you know everything there is to know about this weekend's Race of Champions, let's take a look at the cars the world's best drivers will be using to face off with one another. There's a NASCAR-like coupe, an Audi R8 LMS, a Lamborghini, and other unique cars. More »
It’s been a whirlwind of activity at Audi these couple of months – at least in this part of the world. Following on the heels of the Audi R8 LMS Cup, the German car manufacturer has unveiled the Audi R8 China Edition Read the rest of the story at: Golden Beast: Audi R8 China Edition
Audi has been involved with the Real Madrid for a long time and to honor this relationship has announced a special version of its R8 LMS Ultra racer, dubbed Real....
www.ZerCustoms.com - Audi revealed over the weekend the R8 LMS Ultra Real Madrid Edition to honor the... [...]
Posted on 11.14.2012 02:00 by Kirby Garlitos Filed under: Audi | coupe | race cars | Supercars / Exotic cars | Audi R8 | special editions | Cars | Car Reviews | Audi It’s no secret that German automaker Audi has had a longstanding relationship with soccer giants Real Madrid. Show More Summary
ONEIGHTURBO Video after the jump Mobil 1 The Grid met the designers to see the mapping of GMG Racing’s Audi R8 LMS and Sonoma Raceway circuit. Simraceway is an online racing game that allows avid race fans the opportunity to compete against fellow racers in the latest cars on incredibly realistic race tracks. The virtual racing [...]Show More Summary
ONEIGHTURBO Gallery after the jump Laurens Vanthoor, Anthony Kumpen, Edward Sandstrom and Marco Bonanomi won in the Audi R8 LMS ultra by five laps. The Audi factory has won at Le Mans, the Nurburgring and Spa this year. With the Belgium private team’s victory a fourth 24-hour victory is added to the brand’s endurance record this [...]Show More Summary
Following victories at the recent Nürburgring and Le Mans 24-hour events, Audi has now executed a one-two finish at the equally grueling Spa 24 Hours endurance race this past weekend. A total of 66 cars from twelve different manufacturers took to the legendary Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium for the event this year, but in the in the...
ONEIGHTURBO Gallery after the jump It was Frank Kechele in the no66 Vita4One Z4 who nailed the fastest time (2:19.473) in qualifying. The time stood for both Spa 24 day and night sessions. The highest placed Audi R8 LMS ultra was that of the no1 Belgian Audi Club Team WRT team of Ortelli/Mies/Haase. A time of [...]Show More Summary
ONEIGHTURBO Christopher Haase, Audi R8 LMS ultra #1 (Audi Sport Team WRT) “Obviously, our victory in the past Blancpain race at Le Castellet is giving us a boost. We’re the runners-up in the standings now and at Spa up to 49 points are awarded. Naturally, our aim is to clinch a victory for Audi – no [...]Show More Summary
ONEIGHTURBO Audi is returning with four R8 LMS ultra cars to the 7.004-kilometer 2012 24 Hours of Spa roller-coaster in the Ardennes as last year’s winner. A year ago, Audi Sport Team WRT celebrated victory at its home round. The team thus laid an important foundation for subsequently winning the Blancpain Endurance Series (BES). This year, [...]Show More Summary
ONEIGHTURBO Exactly six weeks ago you won the 24-hour race at the Nurburgring in the Audi R8 LMS ultra. How often do these moments come back to your mind now? “Very often. Especially this weekend when I was a guest at the DTM an incredibly large number of people mentioned this to me and expressed their [...]Show More Summary