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Feb 10

After strong pace throughout – heartbreaking end to Bathurst 12 Hours for United

Solid pace and reliable performance from the start Team running as high as fifth in opening stages

2013-01-09 (28)2013-01-09 (6)After battling on track for eleven hours and fifty minutes, the United Autosports team had to admit defeat when an incident on track saw Brendon Hartley in the No 23 Audi R8 LMS Ultra pit for repairs with ten minutes to go.

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Jan 10

Ex McLaren F1 driver joins United Autosports for 2013 British GTChampionship campaign.

Ex-Formula 1 driver and former Le Mans 24 Hour winner Mark Blundell to join United Autosports alongside Richard Meins

United Autosports LogoUnited Autosports - Mark BlundellUnited Autosports is delighted to announce that it has signed Ex-Formula 1 driver Mark Blundell to compete full time in the 2013 Avon Tyres British GT Championship alongside Richard Meins, reuniting their partnership from the 24 Hours of Spa in 2012. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 16

United Autosports heads “Down Under” for Bathurst 12 Hours

 Patterson, Yu and Li take on driving duties in Bathurst

United Autosports Audi R8  Gulf 12 hoursUnited Autosports LogoUnited Autosports heads down under to race one of its Audi R8 LMS GT3 cars in the spectacular Armor All Bathurst 12 Hour race on February 24-26 with a trio of top drivers tackling the classic GT endurance event in Australia. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 21

United Autosports fights to the finish in Abu Dhabi

To take hard-earned podium in Gulf 12 Hours

United Autosports  podium Glf 12 HoursUnited Autosports Audi R8  Gulf 12 hoursIn one of the tensest finishes to any endurance race, the United Autosports trio of Scot Ryan Dalziel and Venezuelan pair, Enzo Potolicchio and Alex Popow drove an inspired race in the inaugural running of the Gulf 12 Hours at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi to finish in a fighting third place. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 05

World-renowned ex-F1 engineer joins United Autosports’ GT3 program

Trevor Foster commits to British-based team’s future

United Autosports LogoTrevor Foster Ultra-experienced Trevor Foster (GB) has joined United Autosports as Race Engineer & Technical Director. Foster’s illustrious career spans over 40 years, running teams in Formulae Ford 1600, 2000 and Three before working in Formula One with Tyrrell, Team Lotus, Jordan and BAR.  Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

Autosports to enter three Audi R8 LMS for 24 Hours of Spa

After achieving fantastic podium finish in Belgian race début

United Autosports Spa Audi Car 20100731United Autosports LogoUnited Autosports returns to the prestigious 24 Hours of Spa (Belgium) this summer (July 30-31) with an expanded three-car Audi R8 LMS entry bidding for GT3 class honors – which could ultimately include outright victory. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 01

The Rolex 24 at Daytona updates

The latest from Rolex 24 at Daytona

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United Autosports Achieves Stunning Fourth Place Finish On Rolex 24 Début As A Mere 3.752secs Covers Top-Four. Magnus Racing charges through the field for fourth. From Pole to Podium, APR Motorsport wins GRAND-AM 200! Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 29

United Autosports to start Rolex 24 At Daytona from fifth row

1988 Daytona race winner Martin Brundle sets ninth fastest time in qualifying

United Autosports LogoUnited Autosports Daytona 24Hr(2)The United Autosports with Michael Shank Racing entry starts the 49th Rolex 24 At Daytona in Florida (USA) tomorrow (Saturday January 29, 3.30pm local) from the fifth row of the 49-car grid. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 01

Draper Tools becomes partner of United Autosports’ 2011 programs

Draper Tools Limited is a family-run company supplying hand tools to industry since 1919

United Autosports LogoDraper logoUnited Autosports’ brace of Audi R8 LMS sports cars will be adorned in Draper Tools livery for the Anglo-American team’s attack on the FIA GT3 European and British GT Championships next year. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 08

United Autosports earns Intercontinental Le Mans Cup début

Rostrum finish in prestigious Chinese race

Cruel late race transmission issue robs Anglo-American team of almost certain class victory in team’s maiden “fly away” race. Alain Li (left) and Henri Richard claimed a podium finish for United Autosports on the team’s ILMC race début. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 02

United Autosports claim magnificent Top-Three finish on 24 Hour race début

American-owned outfit is best-placed Audi “customer” team in Spa 24 Hours

United Autosports claimed a podium finish on its maiden 24 Hour race appearance. Zak Brown, Mark Blundell, Eddie Cheever and Richard Dean celebrate third place in GT3 at the Spa 24 Hours on the winner’s rostrum today Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 26

United Autosports target GT3 class podium finish (+photos)

In maiden 24 Hour Spa race

The American owned United Autosports team, formed only earlier this year, will contest its maiden 24 hour race when a brace of Audi R8 LMS GT3 class sports cars line-up resplendent in red, white and blue livery for the 63rd running of the 24 Hours of Spa in Belgium next weekend (July 31-August 1).    Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 26

United Autosports aiming to prove a point in Southern France

Paul Ricard would be a fitting venue for team’s first FIA points

Eight months after United Autosports’ co-owners Zak Brown and Richard Dean unveiled their ambitious FIA GT3 European Championship dream at the Paul Ricard HTTT facility, the American-owned outfit heads for Southern France aiming to prove a point. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 05

Johansson returns to Audi

With United Autosports for epic 24 hour race in Belgium

Stefan Johansson will return to the wheel of an Audi this summer when the Swede drives a R8 LMS GT3 sports car for United Autosports in the Spa 24 Hours (31 July-1 August).The 53-year-old Los Angeles-based Scandinavian is a veteran of almost twenty 24 Hour races and won the legendary Le Mans 24 Hours in 1997 but will actually be making his début in the annual twice-around-the-clock Belgian encounter. Read the rest of this entry »

May 17

United Autosports hopes for better fortune in Czech Republic

Brno is a totally new venue for all four drivers

United Autosports heads for the latest rounds of the FIA GT3 European Championship at the 3.6-mile Brno Masaryk circuit in the Czech Republic staged over May 22-23. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 28

New team races, new car on new track in new series On “Home” soil

Zak Brown, Bernie Ecclestone and Richard Dean at the West London Audi launch

United Autosports will chalk up numerous “firsts” when the American owned, British-based team contests the opening two rounds of the FIA GT3 European Championship at Silverstone (May 1-2) – a theme the Audi Official “customer” outfit hopes to continue over the weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 11

Bell rings the changes

For United Autosports’ maiden FIA GT3 European Championship campaign

British youngster from Yorkshire steps up to challenge after American-owned “customer” Audi team is forced to make driver line-up change. Three-day Dijon test program includes FIA’s “Balance of Power” trials. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 06

United Autosports makes solid race début in Britain (+photo)

New Audi “customer” team achieves top positions on British GT Championship début with R8 LMS

Just three months after the formation of United Autosports and less than one month since the American-owned, British-based team took delivery of its 2010-specification Audi R8 LMS sports cars, the Zak Brown and Richard Dean led outfit made a promising race début Easter Monday, April 5.  Read the rest of this entry »


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