#GT3
The Audi R8 LMS sets new benchmarks in GT sport
#GT3 - The Audi R8 LMS sets new benchmarks in GT sport
The first race car developed by Audi Sport specifically for customer teams is a hot seller. More than 120 race cars based on the Audi R8 have been sold to date. Pros and amateur race drivers alike appreciate the qualities of the mid-engine sports car – and celebrate success by the dozen.

Success in the USA

Audi Sport customer racing, USA, began their long-anticipated US debut in 2012 with the Audi R8 LMS. In a few short years, the US market has seen much success, winning the 2013 Rolex 24 At Daytona and the 2014 Petit Le Mans. Since 2014, USA race teams have consistently finished in the top three for driver and championship points. There is now a strong internal infrastructure with technical and parts support available throughout the season.


Series Landscape

The IMSA WeatherTech Championship series features iconic endurance racing events: Rolex 24 At Daytona, 12 Hours of Sebring, 6 Hours of the Glen, and Petit Le Mans. New rules and race cars in this series will now compete under the FIA GT3 rules. The new Audi R8 LMS ultra race cars also compete in the Pirelli World Challenge. The sprint race series features action packed 50 minute races with a competitive field of FIA GT3 race cars.


Overall victories in 2016

GTD Class winner – Rolex 24 At Daytona
Magnus Racing – John Potter, Andy Lally, René Rast, Marco Seefried

Other successes

2015
24 Hours of Nürburgring
2014
24 Hours of Nürburgring
24 Hours of Spa
Petit Le Mans
2013
Rolex 24 Hours At Daytona
12 Hours Sepang
2012
12 Hours of Bathhurst
24 Hours of Nürburgring
24 Hours of Spa
24 Hours of Zolder
2011
12 Hours of Bathurst
24 Hours of Spa
24 Hours of Zolder


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Audi Sport customer racing is a proud partner of the Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer.

Please click here for more information about Audi Sport customer racing auction items and motorsport prints.