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Phoenix Racing Audi R8 LMS on pole for Bathurst 12 Hour

Phoenix Racing, Darryl O’Young, Christer Jons, Christopher Mies, Bathurst 12 Hour

One year after the 1-2 for Audi in the Armor All Bathurst 12 Hour, an Audi R8 LMS is on pole position again for this year’s running of the Australian endurance race at the beautiful Mount Panorama circuit. A total qualifying time of 6.28.65 minutes, an aggregate of the fastest individual lap times set by the three drivers Christer Joens, Christopher Mies (both Germany) and Darryl O’Young /Hong Kong) saw the number 1-Audi, entered by German team Phoenix Racing, qualify on pole position. The Audi is followed by a pair of Ferrari 458 Italias, with the number 17-Maranello Motorsport entry (Allan Simonsen, Dominik Farnbacher, John Bowe, Peter Edwards) in second place and the identical number 33-Clearwater Racing car (Weng Mok, Craig Baird, Matt Griffin) in third place. Continue reading ‘Phoenix Racing Audi R8 LMS on pole for Bathurst 12 Hour’

2012 Bathurst 12 Hour practice no1 report

Audi Sport, Phoenix Racing R8 LMS, Bathurst 12 Hour

With the first practice session kicking off early this morning, Audi dropped the lead foot from the word go. Warren Luff hit a 2:08.647 in the no2 Phoenix Racing Audi R8 LMS. Just under a second back was Dominik Farnbacher in the no17 Ferrari 458 GT3 with a 2:09.279. Cam McConville pulled the Consolidated Chemicals Lamborghini Gallardo into third with a 2:09.860. Continue reading ‘2012 Bathurst 12 Hour practice no1 report’

Audi Team Phoenix Racing ahead of the Bathurst 12 Hours

2012 Bathurst 12 Hours

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As we head into the final days leading up to the Bathurst 12 Hours, Team Phoenix gives us some thoughts on the weekend. It may be Team Phoenix Racing’s first time at the Bathurst 12 Hours but they are stacked. Christer Jons, Darryl O’Young and Christopher Mies will share the no1 Audi R8 LMS while Mark Eddy, Craig Lowndes and Warren Luff will drive the no2 Audi R8 LMS. Sounds familiar, right? Out of the six, only Jons was not in one of last years Team Joest R8’s that finished 1-2. Continue reading ‘Audi Team Phoenix Racing ahead of the Bathurst 12 Hours’

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’

Phoenix Racing Audi R8 LMS with Australian livery for Bathurst 12 Hour

Phoenix Racing, Audi R8 LMS, Bathurst 12 Hour

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The two Phoenix Racing Audi R8 LMS will be two visually striking highlights in the field at the Bathurst 12 hours at the end of February. Continue reading ‘Phoenix Racing Audi R8 LMS with Australian livery for Bathurst 12 Hour’

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

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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’




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