New Audi R8 LMS wins Nürburgring 24 Hours
- Audi’s GT3 race car immediately an endurance race winner
- Third Nürburgring success for Audi in four years
- Thrilling battle for victory ends in 40-second advantage
The Audi R8 LMS managed a brilliant 24-hour racing debut by clinching victory at the Nürburgring. Audi only unveiled its GT3 race car ten weeks ago – now the production-based sports car impressed in a tough battle that lasted up to the last hour of the race. In the end, Audi Sport Team WRT with Christopher Mies/Nico Müller/Edward Sandström/Laurens Vanthoor (D/CH/S/B) was 40 seconds faster than the BMW Team Marc VDS.