oneighturbo's award winning logo Shop Porsche USA

Archive for the 'Audi R8 LMS' Category

Audi R8 LMS as title defender at Bathurst

Audi win the Bathurst 12 Hour

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 Bathurst 12 Hour.

Next weekend, Audi customer sport will once again take on the 3.8 mile circuit. This time Team Phoenix Racing will fill the shoes and again field two R8 LMS cars. Christopher Mies, Darryl O’Young and Christer Jons will share the no1 car with Mark Eddy, Craig Lowndes, and Warren Luff sharing the no2 car. A total of 33 cars will be on the grid for Sundays race. Continue reading ‘Audi R8 LMS as title defender at Bathurst’

2012 Audi R8 LMS ultra unveiled

2012 Audi R8 LMS ultra

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 V10 sing even more now. The transmission is now suited better for the endurance areas. We all know cooler oil and air mean performance and Audi went to work on those points as well. Read on for more on the suspension and chassis updates as well. Continue reading ‘2012 Audi R8 LMS ultra unveiled’

Audi announces 24 hour R8 LMS race teams

Audi R8 LMS, ABT Sportsline

Audi tackles the two 24-hour races at the Nurburgring (June 25/26) and at Spa-Francorchamps (July 30/31) with high-caliber driver teams. DTM stars Mattias Ekstrom, Mike Rockenfeller and Timo Scheider also join the grid for the two factory supported events with the Audi R8 LMS. Continue reading ‘Audi announces 24 hour R8 LMS race teams’

Classic Audi 1-2 at Bathurst

Audi win the Bathurst 12 Hour

Audi can now place their name alongside Holden and Ford as holders of classic Bathurst 1-2 finishes, after the pair of Audi R8 LMS GT3 cars from Audi Race Experience Team Joest swept the Armor All Bathurst 12 Hour today. Continue reading ‘Classic Audi 1-2 at Bathurst’

Audi R8 LMS wins the Bathurst 12 Hour

Audi R8 LMS wins the Bathurst 12 Hour

After 12 hours of racing it still came down to the final minutes to decide the race. The pair of Audi R8 LMS cars dominated the race with zero mechanical issues. After numerous lead changes, Darryl O’Young brought the #8A Audi Top Service in for its last pitstop but Craig Lowndes could not real him in. The #29 VIP PetFoods Porsche GT3 R was the only other car/team to maintain pace with the Audi’s but in the end could not split them. Continue reading ‘Audi R8 LMS wins the Bathurst 12 Hour’

Bathurst 12 Hour gallery updates

Audi R8 LMS's head in the Bathurst sun

Gallery after the jump!

Just updated our gallery from the Bathurst 12 Hour race at Mount Panormama. 7.5 hours in, #29 VIP PetFoods Porsche GT3 R leads the two Audi R8 LMS cars. All three on the lead lap with 4th two laps back. Continue reading ‘Bathurst 12 Hour gallery updates’

Pair of Audi R8 LMS storm Bathurst 12 Hour qualifying

Gallery after the jump!

Watch LIVE coverage

Things got off to a great start for Audi, the Audi R8 LMS and the Customer Sport program. The Bathurst 12 Hour marks the first race of the 2011 season for these three and it could be any better. A 1-2 in qualifying puts the Audi’s out front and sets up a clean get away.

With the new qualifying format, the pair of Audi Race Experience / Team Joest V10-powered R8 LMS cars landed in top spots with combined driver times over the two sessions. Audi Australia #7a posted a combined time of 6:35.3 with Lowndes, Luff and Eddy at the wheel. Warren Luff posted the faster time of the weekend the a 2:09.63. Continue reading ‘Pair of Audi R8 LMS storm Bathurst 12 Hour qualifying’

International Audi R8 LMS tops charts Mount Panorama

Christopher Mies, Marc Basseng and Chinese driver Darryl O’Young posted a quick 2m11.64 lap

Gallery after the jump!

Audi has dominated both Friday practice sessions at the Armor All Bathurst 12 Hour – but the V10-powered R8 topping the time sheets today wasn’t the one most people expected. Continue reading ‘International Audi R8 LMS tops charts Mount Panorama’




Our Partners:


Simraceway Is Blurring The Line Between Sim Racing And Reality

SimCraft Official Provider of Simulator Systems

APR - Engineered Performance Hardware and Software for Audi, Volkswagen and Porsche Vehicles

Andy Blackmore Design Spotter Guides

Darren Pierson Photography | DPerceptions

Atlanta Motorsports Park - Home of the 100MPH Power Lunch

Save The Ring