|Audi R8 V10 announced as Official Safety Car for 2014 Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona|
|• Audi R8 V10 is the Official Safety Car for second year in a row at the iconic 2014 Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona
• Audi excited to lead the field for inaugural race of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship with the R8 V10 road car
• Audi R8 V10 offers exceptional balance between performance at the limit and ease of driving for daily use.
For the second year in a row, the Audi R8 V10 will lead the field of cars at the 2014 Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona.
'We are excited to be the Official Sa...[Read more...]|
|Audi R8 GRAND-AM returns to contest endurance championship|
|• Audi R8 GRAND-AM, winner of Daytona 24 Hour race, returns to GRAND-AM racing for Watkins Glen
• Two Audi R8 GRAND-AM race cars will contest the endurance championship
• Fall-Line Motorsports to race in Audi R8 GRAND-AM for remainder of the season
Audi announces the return of the Audi R8 GRAND-AM at this weekend's 6 Hours at Watkins Glen race as part of the endurance championship. Audi to field two cars that will contest the endurance championship within the GRAND-AM schedule – a quattro ...[Read more...]|
|AUDI: GROWTH ALSO IN MOTORSPORT|
|◾Audi Sport's activities will feature even greater diversity in 2015
◾Le Mans prototypes and DTM as top-level commitments
◾New race car for GT racing and racing series for rookies
Ingolstadt/Neckarsulm, December 17, 2014 – AUDI AG is proud of another year of record sales. In motorsport, the brand with the four rings is poised for growth as well. The world of Audi Sport which, in addition to the motorsport commitments in factory-backed and customer sport, includes the RS models, the A...[Read more...]|
|FOUR AUDI CUSTOMER TEAMS TO CONTEST DAYTONA 24 HOURS|
|• GTD version of Audi R8 LMS to celebrate race debut
• Romolo Liebchen: 'Demand in the USA has risen sharply'
Ingolstadt/Daytona, January 2, 2014 – A new era begins in US motor racing on the last weekend in January just a year after the Audi one-two in the GT class of the famous 24 hours of Daytona: the 52nd running of the endurance classic in Florida is the first race of new Tudor United SportsCar Championship (TUSCC). Five Audi R8 LMS cars start in the strongest of the four clas...[Read more...]|
|AUDI SWEEPS AT SEBRING WITH HYBRID POWER|
|Audi Sport extended its remarkable run at Sebring International Raceway on Saturday. Marcel Fassler, Benoit Treluyer and Oliver Jarvis won the 61st Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh from Florida in their No. 1 Audi R18 e-tron quattro – the first hybrid car to win at Sebring and in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón.
Treluyer drove a storming final two stints. He took fuel with 20 minutes left but maintained his lead over teammate Tom Kristensen in the No. 2 ...[Read more...]|
|KRISTENSEN GIVES AUDI THURSDAY SWEEP AT SEBRING|
|For the third time in three Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida practice sessions on Thursday, Audi Sport Team Joest found its way to the top of the time charts in night practice.
Six-time Sebring overall winner Tom Kristensen took the honors in the darkness, pushing the No. 2 Audi R18 e-tron quattro to a best lap at 1:46.660 (126.233 mph). Kristensen - who shares the ride with four-time Sebring champ Allan McNish and Lucas di Grassi - was 0.026 seconds quicker than t...[Read more...]|
|One-two victory for Audi customer teams at Daytona|
|- Alex Job Racing achieves GT class win
- APR Motorsport completes one-two success of the Audi R8 GRAND-AM
- All three race teams in contention for victory till the end
At the Daytona 24 Hours, the Audi R8 GRAND-AM has made its best showing to date: Filipe Albuquerque/Oliver Jarvis/Edoardo Mortara/Dion von Moltke won the GT category in a dramatic finale. The runners-up trailing the winners by 1.4 seconds were Ian Baas/Marc Basseng/René Rast/Frank Stippler. Despite 65 percent of each lap h...[Read more...]|