Tag Archive: United Autosports

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 »

Oct 10

United Autosports leaves its mark on British GT Championship

Despite missing out on title at first attempt in dramatic fashion

United Autosports LogoUnited autosports 23 Audi 20100410Drama and action aplenty in the 10th and final round of the British GT Championship at Silverstone (GB) yesterday (October 8) which saw a United Autosports Audi dominate over half of a two-hour race and the Anglo-American team’s “sister” R8 LMS of Matt Bell (GB) and Mike Guasch (USA) battling for the championship “crown”. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 08

United Autosports looks to close out FIA GT3 season on a high

 Almost two months since the last races in Slovakia

United Autosports LogoUnited autosports 23 Audi 20100410The FIA GT3 European Championship reconvenes at Circuit Park Zandvoort (NED) next weekend (October 15-16) with United Autosports aiming to finish the 12-race series on a high. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 01

United Autosports confident of conquering Petit Le Mans

After successful weeks of testing 

United Autosports LogoUnited Autosports Petit Le MansIn United Autosports’ debut foray into Le Mans Prototype racing, Stefan Johansson today qualified his #22 Pescarolo-Judd car in 5th position for the LMP2 class; 18th overall. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 26

Legendary driver Stefan Johansson returns to 24 Hours of Spa

The Eponymous driver turned watch designer puts his timepieces to the ultimate test

Stefan Johansson portraitStefan Johansson AudiFor the second year in a row, Stefan Johansson is driving on behalf of United Autosports in a grueling race, 24 Hours of SPA, in Belgium. The legendary Swedish driver plans to outfit himself and members of his team with Stefan Johansson timepieces, racing inspired watches that Johansson designs himself and manufactures in Switzerland, using the very best components and craftsmanship to create complex chronographs that withstand the ultimate test – being worn in by a professional driver during an actual racing event. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 18

British GT Championship leading United Autosports achieves best collective result in FIA Series

Osborne & Patterson earn Anglo-American team top-10 FIA Series result

United autosports 23 Audi 20100410United Autosports LogoBritish GT Championship leading team United Autosports achieved its best FIA GT3 European Championship race result of the season in round eight of the series at Paul Ricard (France). Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 16

United Autosports guns for honors in legendary & historic 24 hour race

 Stellar 12-driver line-up for United Autosports’ first-ever three-car Audi entry

United Autosports 20100405-2United Autosports LogoUnited Autosports enters a three-car line-up of Audi R8 LMS sports cars for the first time in the Anglo-American team’s 16-month race history bidding for top honors in the Total 12 Hours of Spa in Belgium (July 30-31). Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 16

United Autosports begins quest For British GT Championship title honors

 First races for Bintcliffe & Palmer in Audi R8 LMS on United Autosports début

United Autosports 2011-01-23United Autosports LogoTwelve months ago in the corresponding British GT Championship opener at Oulton Park (England), United Autosports made its race début just three months after the formation of the Anglo-American team and three weeks after taking delivery of its Audi R8 LMS sports cars. 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 »

Mar 02

United Autosports expands North American racing effort

After impressive Stateside GRAND-AM début at Daytona

United Autosports LogoUnited Autosports Daytona 24hrMark Blundell (GB) and Michael Valiante (CAN) team together in an exciting line-up for the first time in a late United Autosports with Michael Shank Racing Ford-Riley entry at Homestead on Saturday (March 5) – the second round of the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series presented by Crown Royal Cask No. 16. 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

Rolex24_DaytonaAPR Motorsport - Daytona 2011

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 21

United Autosports achieves top result in final race of début season

Briton Danny Watts claims podium on Anglo-American team’s Macau début  

United Autosports brought the curtain down on a promising maiden season when Danny Watts (England) achieved third place in the Anglo-American team’s final race of 2010 Sunday November 21. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 20

United Autosports start Macau Street Race from second and fourth rows

Danny Watts narrowly denied front row start by Red Flag stoppage

Danny Watts (England) starts his Audi R8 LMS sports car from third place with United Autosports team-mate Richard Meins (England) placed eighth on the on the near capacity 33-car grid in the GT Cup race at Macau tomorrow (Sunday November 21). 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 »

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