Tag: nurburgring

First public start of the new Audi R8 LMS


Only eleven days after its world debut, the new Audi R8 LMS thrilled a trackside audience for the first time. In the VLN Test and Set-up Session on the Nürburgring, Frank Stippler and Markus Winkelhock shared Audi’s test vehicle on Saturday. The two winners of the Nürburgring 24 Hours drove 424 kilometers and worked out […] More »

  Comments | By - March 14, 2015

Double podium for Audi in the DTM: At the Nürburgring


Positions two and three in DTM race at the Nürburgring Mike Rockenfeller and Edoardo Mortara on podium Four Audi RS 5 DTM cars retired after collisions Ingolstadt/Nürburg – A double podium for Audi in the DTM: At the Nürburgring, Mike Rockenfeller (Audi Sport Team Phoenix) and Edoardo Mortara (Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline) in front […] More »

  Comments | By - August 17, 2014

Second 24-hour race victory for Audi within seven days


Haase/Mamerow/Rast/Winkelhock win Nürburgring 24 Hours Triumph in the Eifel just one week after Le Mans success Audi R8 LMS ultra achieves new distance record Ingolstadt/Nürburg – Audi has won the Nürburgring 24 Hours exactly one week following the brand’s 13th success in the Le Mans 24 Hours. Phoenix Racing with the Audi R8 LMS ultra […] More »

  Comments | By - June 22, 2014

More R8 testing on the Nürburgring


Our photographers have sent us some photos of what appears again to be an updated if not completely new R8, testing on the world’s ultimate proving grounds, the Nurburgring Nordschleife As before, we have no knowledge of what lurks under the skin, but we do notice that this test car does have some noticeably different […] More »

  Comments | By - April 10, 2014

Five Audi teams rely on the R8 LMS ultra in the Nürburgring 24 Hours


Le Mans winners, GT World Champions, a stratosphere jumper and strong customer teams – they all rely on the Audi R8 LMS ultra in the 42nd running of the Nürburgring 24 Hours. For the first time, several teams will be competing in a qualification race on the first weekend in April

  Comments | By - April 7, 2014