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’
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In the second practice session from Bathurst, the second Audi R8 LMS topped the charts. Marc Basseng was the only driver to drop under the 2:12 mark, leading the Wilson Security – Shannons Porsche GT3 Cup S and the Audi Australia R8 LMS in third. Continue reading ‘Audi Top Service R8 LMS leads second Bathurst practice’
The first practice session from Bathurst showed a lot of promise for a great 12hr race. Leaders switched back and forth with the Audi R8 LMS #7 driven by Mark Eddy, Craig Lowndes, Warren Luff top the chart. Continue reading ‘Audi R8 LMS tops first practice at Bathurst 12 Hour’
The 2011 motorsport season for Audi starts earlier than it has for many years: on February 6, Audi race experience Team Joest competes with two Audi R8 LMS in the 12-hour race at Bathurst (Australia). For Audi it is the first race “down under” since the start of the new millennium. Continue reading ’11 years later, Audi on the trail of “Crocodile Dindo”’
The 2011 motorsport season opens with a genuine highlight for Audi: On February 6, Audi race experience Team Joest contests the 12-hour race at Bathurst with two Audi R8 LMS cars. The event at Australia’s most famous race track rings in the extended program for the AUDI AG GT3 sportscar.
The customer sport program started in 2009 with the Audi R8 LMS was restructured for the 2011 season. Further development of the Audi R8 LMS, sales and marketing of the cars and the technical support for customers and importer teams worldwide were transferred to the quattro GmbH. Continue reading ‘Audi to compete in 12h race at Bathurst’
Alexandre Premat was hoping to make a speedy recovery and make the final DTM race at Shanghai. Unfortunately, his last was also his final race for Audi. In turn, Chinese driver, Darryl O’Young will step in and replace Premat. If you recall, Darryl drove along side Frank Biela and Marco Werner during the 12hr of Sepang. They palced second in the Audi R8 LMS. Continue reading ‘DTM: Darryl O’Young to replace Alexandre Premat at Shanghai’
Six years after its last motorsport commitment in China with the DTM, Audi returns to the “Middle Kingdom.” Audi Sport Team Joest will field two Audi R15 TDI cars at the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup (ILMC) finale at Zhuhai on November 7. The two diesel race sports cars will be driven by Dindo Capello/Romain Dumas and Tom Kristensen/Allan McNish. Continue reading ‘ILMC: Chinese debut for the Audi R15 TDI at the 1000KM of Zhuhai’
When the prestigious Race of Champions as a contest of the world’s best race and rally drivers visits Düssseldorf on November 27 and 28, Audi will be part of the action too. The Audi R8 LMS will be one of the cars in which past and present motorsport stars like Tom Kristensen, Sebastian Vettel, Alain Prost and their colleagues will compete with each other. Continue reading ‘Audi R8 LMS at Race of Champions’