Tag: R8 LMS

Audi Motorsport Digest – May 24

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Victory and podium finishes for Audi R8 LMS Audi customer teams successful on two continents Mattias Ekström takes first World Rallycross Championship podium of 2015 PR appearances for Timo Scheider and Dindo Capello Ingolstadt – Christopher Mies’s winning form continues: only one week after taking victory in the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring, he won […] More »

  Comments | By - May 25, 2015

New Audi R8 LMS wins Nürburgring 24 Hours

Audi R8 LMS #28 (Audi Sport Team WRT), Christopher Mies/Nico Müller/Edward Sandström/Laurens Vanthoor

The Audi R8 LMS managed a brilliant 24-hour racing debut by clinching victory at the Nürburgring. Audi only unveiled its GT3 race car ten weeks ago – now the production-based sports car impressed in a tough battle that lasted up to the last hour of the race. In the end, Audi Sport Team WRT with Christopher Mies/Nico Müller/Edward Sandström/Laurens Vanthoor (D/CH/S/B) was 40 seconds faster than the BMW Team Marc VDS.

  Comments | By - May 18, 2015

VLN season opener overshadowed by accident

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The opening round of the 2015 VLN Championship was cut short after the #23  NISMO Nissan lifted off of the track at the Flugplatz, dragged its tail off of the track, then proceeded to cartwheel over the tires, and catch-fence. Unfortunately the car landed in an are where spectators were present, resulting in one fatality, […] More »

  Comments | By - March 28, 2015

Photo Gallery: Audi R8 LMS

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They say the “devil is in the detail”, which means it’s the smallest detail that makes the finished product what it is. It is this nearly insane level of attention to detail that Audi is SO good at that makes their race cars something truly special to behold. Case in point is the newly released […] More »

  Comments | By - March 28, 2015

Audi before race debut of the Audi R8 LMS and first 24-hour races of the GT season

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First fielding of GT3 race car in VLN opener Phoenix Racing and Belgian Audi Club Team WRT are race teams Strong driver line-up for the 24-hour races at the Nürburgring and at Spa Ingolstadt – On March 28, the new Audi R8 LMS will be facing its baptism of fire in the VLN Endurance Championship […] More »

  Comments | By - March 23, 2015

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