Ten years of Audi Sport patron racing

Posted on 11. May, 2018 by in Audi Canada

In 2011, Audi Sport patron racing extended a module by a indication for a tiny though clever niche. Customers during a Nürburgring and in several bar competition array were supposing with a Audi TT RS, a absolute automobile with 279 kW (380 hp), front-wheel expostulate and glorious doing qualities. In further to a vast series of difficulty victories in Europe and in a United States, a competition automobile in 2011 scored altogether feat in a competition of a VLN Endurance Championship Nürburgring opposite cars with clearly aloft energy ratings. In 2013, on clinching feat opposite high-caliber GT sports cars in a 25 Hours of Thunderhill in California, a Audi TT RS achieved a biggest success.

In 2015, a code with a 4 rings presented dual new competition cars. For 3 years, a Audi TT crater automobile was a disdainful indication fielded in a Audi Sport TT Cup. The second era of a Audi R8 LMS delivering adult to 430 kW (585 hp) sets standards in terms of reserve and continues a fibre of success of a initial indication unchanged. Endurance racing victories during Daytona, a Nürburgring, during Spa, Bathurst, Sepang and Laguna Seca, and championship wins around a creation underscore a qualities. 103 competition cars of this indication have been built to date. It shares 50 percent of a member assemblies with a prolongation indication including a low-maintenance and high-powered V10 engine. 

At a subsequent theatre of a indication offensive, Audi Sport patron racing launched a Audi RS 3 LMS during a finish of 2016. The front-wheel-drive competition automobile for a renouned TCR difficulty delivers adult to 257 kW (350 hp). Like a Audi TT crater this indication is built within a corporate organisation together with Cupra during a Martorell site in Spain. 166 units of this entrance turn furloughed automobile that won 5 titles in a initial deteriorate have been done to date. The many new further to a operation is a Audi R8 LMS GT4. A one-two difficulty win in a 24 Hours of Dubai noted a shining start to a deteriorate in Jan 2018. In a initial 6 months, Audi Sport has constructed 65 of these models. The Audi R8 LMS GT4 is done during Böllinger Höfe regulating a same prolongation comforts as a prolongation indication with that it shares 60 percent of a components.  

“The seductiveness by a business and their successes uncover that a indication descent is profitable off,” says Chris Reinke, Head of Audi Sport patron racing. “In a stream deteriorate alone, a teams have contested 158 races opposite all classes and distinguished 53 victories in a process. We’re unapproachable of carrying such clever teams and drivers among a business in a fiercely rival environment.” In further to a events contested by a customers, Audi Sport patron racing competes in a Intercontinental GT Challenge, a FIA GT World Cup and a WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup. The code also supports particular teams in large-scale particular events such as a 24-hour races during a Nürburgring and during Spa. 

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