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A double dose of joy for Felix Baumgartner


Ingolstadt– Felix Baumgartner is taking the wheel of the Audi R8 LMS ultra again in the Bathurst 12 Hour. The Austrian is looking forward to the race in Southeast Australia with eager anticipation for more reasons than one.  On Sunday, you’ll be on the grid of the Bathurst 12 Hour, exactly 231 days after the […] More »

  Comments | By - February 4, 2015

Audi of America customer-racing continues to add new Audi R8 LMS ultra teams ahead of Long Beach race


Audi customer-racing continues to add new teams with the announcement of CRP Racing joining the fold to contest the Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) at the Long Beach race. James Sofronas will look to defend his title in the GT class at his home course and welcomes talented GMG newcomer, Andrew Palmer, to the GT category.

  Comments | By - April 11, 2014

Felix Baumgartner to drive Audi R8 at Nürburgring 24 Hours


Following his stratosphere jump in 2012, extreme athlete Felix Baumgartner is tackling his next big challenge on the Nordschleife of the Nürburgring. The Austrian will obtain a racing license and become a race driver with the Audi race experience team on the Nürburgring-Nordschleife

  Comments | By - March 7, 2014

James Sofronas and GMG keep title race open in Pirelli World Challenge

Audi R8 LMS #14 (GMG Racing), James Sofronas (USA)

It was an exciting weekend for Audi Sport customer racing and GMG Racing at the Pirelli World Challenge Sonoma Grand Prix. James Sofronas, in the Audi R8 LMS, fights back from an early race incident to capture a podium position and regains the driver championship lead. Duncan Ende finishes second earning valuable manufacturers points and also his first podium appearance.

  Comments | By - August 29, 2013

Audi R8 LMS ultra on podium at Spa


  Ingolstadt/Spa- At the Spa 24 Hours, the Audi customer teams had set their sights on the aim of battling for the third victory in succession at the most important GT3 endurance race. In the end, third place was achieved. The current regulations drastically slowed the Audi R8 LMS which, with a tally of 18 […] More »

  Comments | By - July 28, 2013

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