Archive for the ‘Audi’ Category

2012 Bathurst 12 Hour race

The Bathurst 12 Hour race is the closest thing we have to the Nürburgring 24 hour here in Australia. So much so that Black Falcon and Phoenix Racing are currently down under enjoying our inclement weather. Dominik Farnbacher and Allan Simonsen are also here racing a Ferrari 458 GT3. Indeed, during the opening stages of […]

2011 N24: Audi post-race press release

Well the stunning Audi R8 LMS didn’t win the Nürburgring 24 hour race outright, but it did finish third and in doing so managed to win its class. The highest place #14 car was also involved in a terrific scrap with the #32 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 in the closing stages, which made for great […]

2011 N24: Audi pre-race press release

Audi Motorsport is riding high after notching up its tenth Le Mans victory a couple of weeks back. So far at the Nürburgring 24 hour race they have shown great promise with the R8 LMS but haven’t managed a race win. Dr Wolfgang Ullrich, Head of Audi Motorsport, has his fingers crossed, “At least five […]

Lowndes-Luff pairing fail to start VLN race

Unfortunately the trip to Germany for Craig Lowndes and Warren Luff to race in a VLN endurance round at the Nürburgring turned out to be little more than a tourist visit to the Audi factory in Neckarsulm. According to a short paragraph in the latest Audi Motorsport newsletter Lowndes binned his R8 LMS in practice. […]

Lowndes and Luff on track for Nürburgring 24 hour drive

The Nürburgring 24 hour race is one of motorsport’s toughest challenges. Earlier this year V8 Supercar drivers Craig Lowndes and Warren Luff got a small taste of what it might be like by driving a factory-backed Audi R8 LMS in the Bathurst 12 hour. Many Australians have competed at the Nürburgring 24 hour race. Indeed, […]

Raeder Motorsport Audi TT RS makes winning debut

Last weekend this radical looking Audi TT RS, prepared by Raeder Motorsport, made its race debut during the VLN round held at the Nürburgring. It was entered in the SP 4T class and a trouble-free run saw it win the class, while achieving eighth place outright. A brief statement has been released bu Audi Motorsport: […]

2010 N24 – Audi post-race press release

When Audi saw they had four R8 LMS racecars filling the first four spots on the grid for the start of 2010 Nürburgring 24 hour race they must have had high hopes for outright success. At various stages during the race those hopes looked well founded, too. However motor racing in general, and especially at […]