Tag Archive: Audi R8

Mar 02

Guy Cosmo set for World Challenge debut in Audi R8

The racer has been tabbed by M1 Racing (http://m1racing.co) to pilot the No. 23 Tampa Bay Jaw Surgery Audi R8 LMS ultra

Guy Cosmo - M1 Racing m1racing.co No. 23 Tampa Bay Jaw Surgery Audi R8 LMS ultra After starting his career in the open wheel ranks and then moving to sports car racing, Guy Cosmo has long been checking off a wide range of boxes on his career to-do list. And this weekend will see one more item marked off the list as Cosmo is set to make his Pirelli World Challenge debut.  Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 23

Audi R8 to pace 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona for Third consecutive yYear

Premium Manufacturer Renews IMSA Partnership

2015-01-15-1042A V10-powered Audi R8 will lead the field to the green flag for the third consecutive year in the Rolex 24 At Daytona, as International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) officials today announced the Audi R8 V10 Plus will be the Official Safety Car for the twice-around-the-clock event. Read the rest of this entry »

May 30

Westbrook, Corvette DP take Prototype TOTAL Pole Award at Detroit Belle Isle

Pumpelly rebounds from heartbreaking defeat, drives Audi R8 to GTD Pole

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logo A revolving door in Prototype (P) qualifying Friday on the Detroit Belle Isle street circuit resulted in seven lead changes during a heated 15-minute session. When the door stopped, the No. 90 Spirit of Daytona Racing Corvette DP driven by Richard Westbrook had captured the TOTAL Pole Award for Saturday’s Chevrolet Sports Car Classic presented by Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers. Read the rest of this entry »


May 03

Van Overbeek drives Extreme Speed Motorsports HPD ARX-03b/Honda to Prototype Pole at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

Two different specs of Prototypes went head-to-head for the pole

TUDOR United SportsCar Championship logo Garcia continues Corvette mastery with GTLM Pole Position. Junqueira earns second consecutive Prototype Challenge Pole. Pumpelly gives Audi R8 second Pole in Three TUDOR Championship Races Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 24

GTSprint International Series: Team Audi MTM to field Thomas Schöffler, Johan Kristoffersson at Imola

Swedish racer gets back to GTSprint aboard an Audi R8 LMS racecar

Superstars - Audi MTMWith just five days to go before Imola, the GTSprint International Series is featuring again some new additions as Teams and Drivers approach the penultimate round of the season.

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Oct 28

Swedish racer Kristoffersson takes Italian, International Superstars Titles at Pergusa

As rookie Raffaele Giammaria scores two Superstars wins for Mercedes
Di Benedetto (Audi R8) and Benedetti (Corvette Z06) share GTSprint honours

Superstars - Johan KristofferssonSuperstars - Steven GoldsteinThe Sicilian racetrack of Pergusa, near Enna, provided a picture-perfect frame for the final round of the SUPERSTARS INTERNATIONAL SERIES. In an highly-spectacular Race Day, Swede Johan Kristoffersson clinched both the International Series and the Italian Championship titles plus the “Rookie of the Year” competition. Read the rest of this entry »


Dec 06

More rest for Kovalainen after crash knockout

“Final scans for the head done today, no problems”

2010-11-06 - Lotus F1 Racing - Heikki Kovalainen 6Heikki Kovalainen will spend another week recovering from a head injury sustained recently. The Lotus driver was ordered to bed early last week after medical checks showed he suffered a heavy concussion when he crashed an Audi R8 during the Race of Champions event in Dusseldorf. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 29

Kovalainen unconscious after Race of Champions crash (+video)

Heikki Kovalainen was on Sunday knocked unconscious in a crash at the Race of Champions event in Germany.

“Hardcore shunt with throttle jammed and rear suspension damaged, got knocked out, now some medical checkups,” the Finnish driver wrote on Twitter after the crash in an Audi R8 in Dusseldorf. Read the rest of this entry »


Aug 09

Hans-Joachim Stuck in hospital after head surgery

Stefan Moser confirmed the reports about Stuck’s surgery.

photo: fr.academic.ru

Former German grand prix driver and now Volkswagen’s competition representative Hans-Joachim Stuck has had surgery after a head injury. German-language reports including in the Welt, Kleine Zeitung and Express newspapers say the operation on Saturday was for a hematoma that developed after a heavy crash in an Audi R8 at the Nurburgring several weeks ago. Read the rest of this entry »