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Audi Sport customer racing 2019

Audi’s customer racing program began in 2009. Initially, Audi Sport customer racing with the R8 LMS focused on the globally growing GT3 category. At the end of 2016, the teams were able to purchase the Audi RS 3 LMS for the TCR touring car class for the first time. Since the end of 2017, the Audi R8 LMS GT4 has been an additional pillar of the customer racing program. In 2019, Audi Sport presents the R8 LMS GT2. Hence the current program rests on four pillars.

Recent Press Releases

  • 09/29/20

    Twelve drivers and a new team from Audi Sport at the Spa 24 Hours

    Just two days after the Nürburgring 24 Hours, the course is set for the next long-distance classic from October 22 to 25: The three best Audi factory drivers from the DTM will contest the Spa 24 Hours together with nine drivers from Audi Sport customer racing in four different Audi R8 LMS. In addition to Audi Sport Team WRT and Audi Sport Team Saintéloc, the Attempto Racing squad will strengthen the brand’s line-up for the first time.
  • 09/28/20

    Audi R8 LMS wins round of the GT World Challenge at Zandvoort

    The Belgian Audi Club Team WRT celebrated its second victory of the season in the GT World Challenge Sprint Cup at Zandvoort and remains at the top of the standings. The Audi RS 3 LMS contributed to a successful weekend of Audi Sport customer racing with a total of four wins worldwide.
  • 09/27/20

    Second place for Audi Sport customer racing at the Nürburgring

    Fighting for its sixth overall victory in the turbulent 48th running of the Nürburgring 24 Hours, Audi Sport customer racing had to admit defeat by just a few seconds. Audi Sport drivers Mirko Bortolotti, Christopher Haase and Markus Winkelhock in the Audi R8 LMS crossed the finish line in the most adverse conditions in the Eifel region as runners-up. They achieved this result as a squad of three after their team-mate Robin Frijns, who had originally been planned to race with them in Audi Sport Team Car Collection, was unable to compete due to an infection with the common cold.
  • 09/23/20

    Comprehensive digital platform for fans of Audi Sport at the Nürburgring 24-hour race

    Immersive, intensive and interactive: immerse yourself, join in the excitement and take a look behind the scenes. Audi Sport customer racing offers fans of the 24-hour race a holistic digital experience from the Eifel region from September 24 to 27. Under the motto “Your driver seat on the web,” motor sport enthusiasts can follow the brand’s performance in detail throughout the weekend.
  • 09/22/20

    Tribute to the successful R8 LMS: the Audi R8 green hell

    The Audi R8 LMS has notched up five overall victories since 2012 in the 24 Hours on the Nürburgring – the “Green Hell” –, which is regarded as one of the world’s toughest and most popular endurance races. As a tribute to the great success story, Audi Sport GmbH is presenting a limited special edition of the road sports car at this year’s race on the Nürburgring – the R8 green hell.

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