As Audi says, the R8 is ‘Born on the track, built for the road,’ and for 2019, it will be faster, handle better and have an updated exterior design.
The sun, blue skies and huge crowds were out for the sixty-sixth edition of the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Presented by Advance Auto Parts at the Sebring International Raceway in central Florida. And brightest light shone on Nissan, Porsche and Lamborghini!
2017 was the most successful racing season ever for Audi Sport. In total, with all customer sport race cars, the teams participated in 527 races from January to December 2017, clinched 428 podiums and 157 victories. All of this was achieved with the first and second-generation Audi R8 LMS and the new Audi RS 3 LMS, making Audi Sport one of the leading brands in international customer racing.
Audi is going to make just 999 of its new rear-wheel-drive R8 V10 RWS or Rear Wheel Series. Available as both a coupe and a convertible, it will be built by hand exclusively at the Böllinger Höfe R8 factory in Germany.
U.S. Debut of Audi R8 V10 Plus Spyder at Monterey Car WeekView Post
In one of the most thrilling editions of the 24 Hours of Spa, Audi clinched its fourth victory in the world’s biggest GT3 endurance race. After 3,824 kilometers, Jules Gounon, Christopher Haase and Markus Winkelhock won by just 11.862 seconds over the second place Bentley Continental GT3 driven by Maxime Soulet, Vincent Abril and Andy Soucek.
Stevenson Motorsports is celebrating its first win of the season for their Audi R8 LMS GT3 in the GTD class at the Mobil 1 SportsCar Grand Prix, which was held this weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park near Bowmanville Ontario. It was the seventh race of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season.
Supercars Gather for 2017 Ace Spade RallyView Post
The Audi R8 Spyder V10 plus, from the workshop of Audi Sport GmbH, is the fastest series-production convertible ever offered by Audi. Its 610 hp V10 mid-engine offers intense driving performance and powers the quattro permanent all-wheel drive. The standard performance program, R8 bucket seats and many components made from carbon fiber-reinforced polymer distinguish this high-performance sports car, with its exclusive micrommata green paint finish giving it an even more intense look.
Audi premiered its new R8 LMS GT4 race car at the 2017 New York International Auto Show. The Audi R8 LMS GT4 stands for production-based racing. It has been derived directly from the road-approved Audi R8 Coupe V10 and offers a high level of safety. At the same time, it is an affordable choice in terms of purchasing price and cost of ownership. It is the ideal race car for amateur campaigners, in line with the spirit of the GT4 regulations that continue a great sports car tradition.
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