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Gallery: 2013 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps

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The 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps has come and gone and with it the beautiful weather that has not usually been the case in years past. Audi nailed an impressive 1-2-3 finish in LMP1. Toyota handed them competition early on but in the end the 2013 no7 car DNF’d with the no8 in forth. Continue reading ‘Gallery: 2013 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps’

Spotter Guide: Nismo 2013 WEC 6 hours of Spa-Francorchamps

Nismo 2013 WEC 6 hours of Spa-Francorchamps Spotter Guide

The second race of the 2013 FIA WEC season take place this weekend with the 6 hours of Spa-Francorchamps. Friday will see the first free practice kicking off and we will be there to bring you all the fumes and excitement. Now it’s your turn to prepare with the latest WEC Spotter Guide edition download.

35 entries make up this weekends event with Audi entering a third Audi R18 e-tron quattro in a longtail (low downforce) configuration. The no3 R18 will have Lucas Di Grassi, Marc Gene and Oliver “Olly” Jarvis sharing duties. The Nismo 2013 WEC 6 hours of Spa-Francorchamps Spotter Guide has all the details for you to scrutinize. Continue reading ‘Spotter Guide: Nismo 2013 WEC 6 hours of Spa-Francorchamps’

Audi R8 LMS ultra takes win at Spa 24 Hours

Christopher Haase, Christopher Mies, Stephane Ortelli, Andrea Piccini, Rene Rast, Frank Stippler celebrate at Spa 24 Hour 2012

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For the second consecutive time, the Audi R8 won the most important endurance race for GT3 sports cars – thus writing another chapter of motorsport history.

For the first time ever, an automobile manufacturer managed to decide the three most important 24-hour races in Europe in its favor: Nurburgring (D), Le Mans (F) and now Spa-Francorchamps (B) – within just 71 days. Continue reading ‘Audi R8 LMS ultra takes win at Spa 24 Hours’

Audi, Lamborghini and Porsche come out ok at Spa 24 qualifying

#8 Haribo Racing Team Porsche 997 GT3 R / Pro Am Cup

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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 2:20.036 landed them in 4th place. Continue reading ‘Audi, Lamborghini and Porsche come out ok at Spa 24 qualifying’

Audi aims to defend success at 2012 24 Hours of Spa

Audi aims to defend success at 2012 24 Hours of Spa

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). Continue reading ‘Audi aims to defend success at 2012 24 Hours of Spa’

Tony Gilham takes Round 8 of the APR Volkswagen Racing Cup at Spa

Tony Gilham takes Round 8 of the APR Volkswagen Racing Cup at Spa

Tony Gilham, the 2007 Volkswagen Racing Cup Champion, proved that he’s lost none of his old race-winning skills by claiming victory in Saturday’s round, nipping points leader James Walker to the win by less than a second after seven hard-fought laps around Spa.

Just as close and tense as Friday’s race, the Spa finale saw three different men out in front and multiple changes of the lead.

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Mike Neuhoff wins Round 7 of the APR Volkswagen Racing Cup at Spa

Neuhoff crossed the line at the end of the opening lap with half a second in hand over Walker, with Mason third

The best circuit yet visited by the APR Volkswagen Racing Cup – said the drivers unanimously – provided the best racing of the season so far, with a four-way battle for victory, three different race leaders and a popular first win of 2012 for KPM’s Mike Neuhoff which went undecided until the final corner.

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James Walker on pole at APR Volkswagen Racing Cup Spa

James Walker on pole at APR Volkswagen Racing Cup Spa

James Walker bagged his second pole position of the APR Volkswagen Racing Cup season at Spa-Francorchamps this morning, the KPM Scirocco driver eight-tenths faster around the Belgian Grand Prix circuit than his closest rival.

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