Chris Harris compares Audi R8 GT3 and R8 V10

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Chris Harris is a lucky man. This we know. But he’s further proved this point by being given the keys and the pit crew to an Audi R8 V10 road car and an R8 LMS Ultra GT3 racecar and an empty Nürburgring grand prix track. The aim of this exercise was to see how closely […]

Audi claims an historic 24 hour triple crown

We’re a bit late with this news, but we couldn’t let it go unmentioned. A couple of weekends back Audi completed its third 24 hour race victory in 71 days when it won the Spa 24 hour race. The Spa success sits alongside Audi’s 11th Le Mans 24 hour race and first Nürburgring 24 hour […]

New Audi R8 crew ready for Bathurst 12 Hour

In further good news for Bathurst 12 Hour organisers the Anglo-American United Autosports team has confirmed they will be bringing their Audi R8 LMS down under to compete in the race (24–26 February). At the wheel will be US-based South African Mark Patterson, Hong Kong’s Frank Yu and Hong Kong-based Frenchman Alain Li. With an […]

Audi R8 LMS ultra ready for 2012 season

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It’s now over three years since Audi first released a racing version of their R8 supercar. In that time it has won over 110 races, including the 2011 Bathurst 12 Hour, and claimed 12 national/international titles. The R8 LMS ultra is the latest incarnation of Audi’s GT3 racer and is set to be launched in […]

Audi R8 LMS Bathurst 12 hour image gallery

We’ve already brought you word that the Audi R8 LMS claimed a one-two victory at the 2011 Bathurst 12 hour. Now, after the break, you can read Audi’s official brag sheet from. Also included are over 40 images from the event.

Audi R8 wins 2011 Bathurst 12 hour

The factory-backed Audi assault on the Bathurst 12 hour has borne fruit with the team crossing the line in first and second place. The only major drama faced by the Audi R8s was which car would cross the line first. The #8 car, with Darryl O’Young at the wheel, was leading by just under a […]

Audi considers road-going R8 GT3 hypercar

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Audi is readying itself to tackle Porsche head on with plans to produce a road-going R8 GT3, based on the V10 powered LMS racecar. The R8 LMS made a successful motorsport debut in 2009 very nearly winning the Nürburgring 24 hour race at its first attempt as well as delivering the 2009 FIA European GT3 […]

Audi updates R8 GT3 racer for 2010

Back in 2008 Audi launched the race-going R8 LMS. The car was prepped for the 2009 season ready to race in GT3 categories across the globe. Indeed, the four-pronged R8 attack on the 2009 Nürburgring 24 hour race almost ended Porsche’s recent domination of the event. The #99 Phoenix Racing entry held the lead for […]

Audi launches R8 LMS Race Experience

Audi have recently announced they will be offering cashed up wannabe racing drivers a seat in an R8 LMS. Two GT3 cars will be prepared by the Joest Racing Team, the guys responsible for six of Audi’s recent Le Mans victories. Joest will be entering up to six VLN races at the Nürburgring this year, […]

Audi R8 LMS at the Nürburgring 24 hour race

Audi Motorsport went to the Nürburgring 24 hour race this year with high hopes. Four new R8 LMS GT3 category racers were entered with some of the sport’s biggest names at the wheel. To subject the new racecars to such a tough test was a big commitment. This commitment almost paid the most handsome dividends […]

Audi R8 LMS deliveries begin

Last August when the Audi R8 GT3 sports car was revealed you probably giggled with the excitement of a six-year-old like I did. Well, I’m pleased to say you can giggle some more as news of these awesome looking machines starting to reach customers. Audi Sport Italia have been handed the keys to the Audi […]

Audi R8 GT3 – purpose built customer racecar

Remember when you were a kid and you had your dream car, a car, that in your mind, you would take from the factory and make it the fastest damn thing the world had ever seen. Well Audi has gone part way to helping you fulfill your dream with the release of the R8 GT3 […]