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Audi R8 e-tron sets Nürburgring electric record

Audi has announced the arrival of the R8 e-tron by claiming a new Nürburgring lap record for a series production electric powered vehicle. The all-electric R8 e-tron lapped the Nordschleife in 8:09.099, impressive for a production-based model, but still some way off the Toyota–Radical TMG EV P001 (7:47.794). The R8 e-tron was first previewed in […]

2012 N24h: Warren Luff video diary

High profile Australian driver Warren Luff was fortunate enough to snag a seat with the Audi race experience team for the Nürburgring 24 hour race this year. It’s an extension of the relationship he’s enjoyed with Audi at the Bathurst 12 hour back home. In his video diary from the 24 hour race you get […]

2012 N24h: Audi race review

The sun has now set on Audi’s well deserved victory at the 40th Nürburgring 24 hour race. The factory has put in a lot of time, effort and money towards winning this race and their faith in the product was displayed by the seven cars entered. It’s clear Audi was gunning for a win at […]

Team Phoenix Audi R8 wins 2012 Nürburgring 24h

Finally for Audi their R8 LMS program has reached the summit of endurance car racing by claiming victory at the 40th running of the Nürburgring 24 hour race. The #3 Team Phoenix R8 with an all-German driving crew of Marc Basseng, Christopher Haase, Frank Stippler and Markus Winkelhock crossed the line with what was a […]

2012 N24h: Audi preview

The 40th running of the Nürburgring 24 hour race is almost upon us and Audi has sent out a few words about their campaign. In all seven 2012-spec R8 LMS ultra GT3s will represent Audi this weekend. Two cars will line up for the factory Audi Sport Team Phoenix outfit, while four other teams will […]

Warren Luff confirmed for N24 with Audi

Audi has recently confirmed its plans for the upcoming Nürburgring 24 hour race. Australia’s Warren Luff will compete in one of two Audi race experience R8 LMS entries. Of course, Luff has plenty of experience in the R8 having driven for Audi in the last two Bathurst 12 Hour races. It’s also interesting to note […]

Onboard with the Audi R8 LMS at Bathurst

Following their successful defence at the Bathurst 12 Hour race on the weekend, Audi Australia has teamed up with Team Phoenix Racing to bring us this in-car footage from Saturday morning qualifying. Christopher Mies is at the wheel. The first lap is a slow warm-up, thankfully, as Mies gets a close look at a couple […]