Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Italian GT: Audi Sport Italia driver line-ups revealed - Dindo returns


By Johan Laubscher

Audi Sport Italia has already announced that they will be returning to the Italian GT Championship with a two-car entry of Audi R8 LMS ultra cars this year. On Wednesday the team's driver line-up was revealed. 

World RX: Mattias Ekström Rallycross Team EKSRX armed with Audi S1


By Johan Laubscher

News broke on Wednesday that Mattias Ekström's new World Rallycross team will be fielding two Audi S1 Supercar class rallycross cars this year. 

ADAC GT Masters: kfzteile24 APR Motorsport testing Audi R8 LMS ultra at Hockenheim


By Johan Laubscher

kfzteile24 APR Motorsport was out testing at Hockenheim on Wednesday.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Weekend Round Up - Audi Motorsport Blog (19-20/04/2014)


By Johan Laubscher

1. The Weekend

Focussing on the weekend of 19 - 20 April 2014

2. The Events

  •           FIA WEC
  •           DTM Testing
  •           Blancpain Sprint Series
  •           British GT
  •           NSW Production Sports Cars
  •           V de V
  •           ELMS
  •           Taiwan Speed Festival
  •           Supercar Challenge
  •           BTCC

BSS: Phoenix with second place and retirement at Nogaro


Phoenix Racing Press Release

After Niki Mayr-Melnhof (A) and Markus Winkelhock (D) occupied second place in the qualification race on Easter Sunday and thus started from the front row in the main race on Easter Monday, Phoenix Racing had high hopes for a podium finish in the Blancpain Sprint Series (BSS) opener at Nogaro.

British GT: United Autosports endure highs and lows in BGT opener


United Autosports Press Release

  • Bell & Patterson just miss out on top-three rostrum result
  • Patterson slammed out of lead and into retirement in second race
  • Brilliant team strategy gives United Autosports comfortable race lead

FIA WEC: Audi driver Filipe Albuquerque in eager anticipation of WEC


Audi Press Release

  •          Portuguese is about to make his debut in the FIA WEC
  •          Significant differences to touring car program in the DTM
  •          Varied preparation at the beginning of sports car career

BSS: Victory and podium results for the Audi R8 LMS ultra teams at Nogaro


By Johan Laubscher

Nogaro in France played host to the first round of the Blancpain Sprint Series. It was also the second round of the Blancpain GT Series and a total of six Audi R8 LMS ultra cars took part.

British GT: Unfortunate end to United Autosports’ weekend at Oulton Park


By Johan Laubscher

Oulton Park hosted the opening round of the British GT Championship. United Autosports took part with their Audi R8 LMS ultra.