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Three-time British Touring Car Champion Gordon “Flash” Shedden will race an Audi RS 3 LMS in the inaugural World Touring Car Cup (WTCR) this year. The Scotsman who celebrates his 39th birthday today (15 Feb), will compete for Belgian WRT Racing in what is likely to be a 30-race season.

Shedden, who becomes an Audi Sport driver, is expected to commence testing next month with the season scheduled to begin in Marrakech (Morocco) over 7-8 April and close at the Circuito da Guia in Macau (15-18 November), ranked as the world’s most challenging street course and a touring car venue for more than half a century. The championship also visits Argentina, China, Germany, Hungary, Japan, the Netherlands and Portugal. Read More »

• Three overall victories in Belgium since 2011
• Ten Audi R8 LMS cars to be entered at the end of July

Audi will be fighting for its fourth overall victory at the Spa 24 Hours on July 29 and 30. A total of ten Audi R8 LMS, four factory-supported race cars and six more with Audi customers at the wheel, will compete at the endurance classic. The event is a season highlight in GT3 racing; with 66 competitors from eleven brands, there is nowhere else in the world where so many race cars of this class are brought together on one grid. Read More »

Audi pre-Spa24h 16a– Most extensive line-up of Audi customers in Belgium to date
– 24-hour race features world’s largest GT3 field
– Audi teams rely on 36 professional drivers and amateurs

The 24 Hours of Spa is the major iconic event on the international GT3 racing calendar. This year, the race will be held from 30 to 31 July. Audi is now going to meet with fierce competition again and is represented by more customer racing teams than ever before. The brand with the four rings has won three of the past five editions and clinched the ‘Coupe du Roi’ manufacturers’ cup in 2014 and 2015. Read More »

Audi pre-Spa15– Four new Audi R8 LMS to be fielded in Spa 24 Hours
– Presence of customer teams with six other GT3 sports cars of the brand
– World’s largest GT3 competition with 58 race cars

The new Audi R8 LMS is facing its toughest test so far: the 24-hour race at Spa, Belgium. On July 25 and 26, the race car has to stand its ground in a large field made up of 58 GT3 race cars from eleven marques. The 68th running of the endurance race will be the final test before production of the Audi R8 LMS starts. Read More »

– First fielding of GT3 race car in VLN opener
– Phoenix Racing and Belgian Audi Club Team WRT are race teams
– Strong driver line-up for the 24-hour races at the Nürburgring and at Spa

On March 28, the new Audi R8 LMS will be facing its baptism of fire in the VLN Endurance Championship Nürburgring. Seven weeks later, one of Germany’s major races will follow, with four new R8 LMS cars battling for success in the Nürburgring 24 Hours on May 16 and 17. Read More »

– Three championship wins and twelve other titles for Audi teams
– Endurance racing success in Germany, Belgium and the USA
– Driver variety ranges from gentleman drivers to top-flight pros

The Audi R8 LMS ultra has never before been as successful as in the past racing season. The teams of Audi Sport customer racing won a total of 15 titles in Australia, Asia and Europe. Three major endurance racing victories complete the track record of the successful model. Read More »

– Current balance of performance hardly leaves any chances for Audi R8 LMS ultra
– Belgian Audi Club Team WRT takes third place after brilliant team performance
– High risk increased retirement rate

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