The Austrian Grand Prix is currently on and for Red Bull and McLaren it’s become a penalty shoot out with all cars being sent to the back of the grid. Three of them are also being sent into the pits for further penalties. All this is a result of using too many engine components and […]
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The NÃ¼rburgring 24 Hour race debut of the all-new Audi R8 LMS went very much to plan with the #28 Audi Sport Team WRT entry claiming victory after controlling the last six hours of the race. It is Audi’s third win at the N24 and an R8 has claimed victory in three of the last […]
Hey, remember us? Yes, life gets in the way, AUSmotive keeps us busy, but we still love the NÃ¼rburgring very much. This video of desirable cars being flogged on one of the world’s greatest strips of tarmac is sure to remind you why this is the case.
The #4 Phoenix Racing Audi R8 LMS ultra (Haase/Mamerow/Rast/Winkelhock) has won the 2014 NÃ¼rburgring 24 Hour race. The car took the lead early on Sunday morning and held that lead for nine hours on its way to victory. Sunny conditions and mild weather for the duration of the race helped the winners set a new […]
As defending title holders of the NÃ¼rburgring 24 hour race Audi came to the Eifel with high expectations. Sadly for them it was their poorest performance since the debut of the R8 racecar. In the end the best any of the Audi runners could manage was fifth place. That was car #1 the G-Drive Racing […]
Audi has released onboard video of the R8 e-tron setting its NÃ¼rburgring lap record for an electric powered production car. Markus Winkelhock was at the wheel and he managed to pedal the eerily quiet R8 around the Ring in 8 minutes 9.09 seconds. While the lap time is impressive enough you can see from the […]
In addition to the photos and text on the Audi R8 e-tron’s lap record for a production-based electric powered car we bring you these videos from Audi. They’re not the most thrilling videos, we’ll admit, and most of the clip above is conducted in German. There is a few minutes of Markus Winkelhock speaking in […]