The 2011 calendar for Lamborghini’s one-make series, the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo, has been confirmed. The series will visit circuits across Europe in 2011 as professional and gentleman drivers compete for Lamborghini honours at the wheel of 570hp V10 Lamborghini Super Trofeo race cars. Continue reading ’2011 Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo calendar announced’
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With two wins at the ADAC GT Masters season finale at Oschersleben Team ABT Sportsline secured the title in the team classification. Kuba Giermaziak and Christopher Mies won the race on Saturday, one day later their team colleagues Luca Ludwig and Jens Klingmann celebrated finishes at the very top of the podium. Continue reading ‘ADAC GT Masters: Team ABT Sportsline wins team classification’
With a second and a sixth place on the sixth weekend of the ADAC GT Masters at the Nürburgring Luca Ludwig and Christopher Mies in the Audi R8 LMS fielded by Team ABT Sportsline have maintained their chances of winning the title. The two youngsters reduced their 16-point gap to the leader of the standings to nine points in the Eifel and will travel to the season’s finale at Oschersleben (October 1-3) as the hunters. Continue reading ‘ADAC GT Masters: Luca Ludwig and Christopher Mies continue with title chances’
A new Audi team will debut in the ADAC GT Masters during the season opener of the ADAC GT Masters April 9-11 at the Motorsport Arena Oschersleben. Pole Promotion in an Audi R8 is a ‘sports car dream league.’ For its inaugural season in the ADAC GT Masters the team from Rinteln will field two young drivers. Heiko Hammel (21, Wohlmuthausen) and Jimmy Johansson (25, Sweden) will drive the 500-hp mid-engine sports car from Ingolstadt. (continue reading…)
With high aims, a healthy dose of self-confidence and new faces, Team ABT Sportsline will start into the 2010 motorsport year next weekend (10/11 April).
The Motorsport Arena Oschersleben will see the ADAC GT Masters, in which the Kempten-based squad will try to defend Christian Abt’s title with two Audi R8 LMS cars and the ATS Formula 3 Cup stage their season openers. After winning Formula ADAC, Daniel Abt will contest his first race in the German Championship for the Van Amersfoort Racing team, thus igniting the next stage of his still young career. (continue reading…)
The ABT Sportsline squad is embarking on its title defence project: The Kempten-based team around last year’s champion Christian Abt will contest the popular German sportscar series with two Audi R8 LMS cars and is banking on an equally prominent and strong driver line-up.
Luca Ludwig and Christopher Mies will share a 500-hp R8. Jens Klingmann along with another new driver to be signed soon, will pilot the second car. For the first time in his career Christian Abt will switch from the cockpit to the pit wall on the ADAC Masters weekends to support the four drivers as team boss. (continue reading…)
We said this from the beginning that the Audi R8 would make the perfect platform for race car. Audi introduced the R8 LMS back in Februaqry We also saw the first American team to take up the R8 LMS car but will race in the FIA GT3 season. Read all our news on the R8 LMS seasons here.
- Strong first season of the new GT3 sports ca
- Three champion’s titles and 23 victories
- Great interest by customers around the world
At the end of the 2009 motorsport season AUDI AG cannot only be pleased with the successful title defense in the DTM. The Audi R8 LMS made a convincing showing in its first racing season as well: The GT3 race sports car developed for customer sport clinched 23 victories and three champion’s titles.
The dream has come true: With a fourth place in the penultimate round of the ADAG GT Masters Christian Abt has captured the title in the hotly contested sports car series. The 42 years old Kempten showed the race at the Motorsport Arena Oschersleben on Saturday not only enormous nerve, but also a fine sense of history: He won the title on the day exactly a decade after his triumph in the championship on 17 STW October 1999. It is also the first title ever for the new Audi R8 LMS, celebrated its race debut until 2009.