Audi R8 LMS Counts Its 100th Win at the GT3 Asia Series

Just three weeks after winning the 24-hour hour race at Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium, Audi Sport customer racing has yet another milestone to announce in the manufacturer’s customer racing programe. This past weekend, in fact, the R8 LMS scored its 100th win when Hitotsuyama Racing took 1st place in the GT3 Asia Series race at Suzuka. The achievement is amazing for the actual model.

But the 100 races has been won by 41 race cars racing in 18 series around the world. It is worth mentioning the fact that the R8 LMS has won an amazing one in every three races it’s entered. "Everybody who was and are still involved in this project can be proud of the success of the R8 LMS. The Audi R8 is a fascinating sportscar. For me personally the R8 LMS is currently the most beautiful race car in the world," Werner Frowein, Managing Director of quattro GmbH

"You shouldn't forget that we are only at the very beginning of our customer racing activities. The positive record of the R8 LMS is all the more gratifying. And on top of this because the V10 engine from the production R8 remains almost unchanged for racing purposes and has a very long service life as a consequence. This is exactly what customer sport needs because the running costs are kept low in the process," said Also, Romolo Liebchen, Head of Audi Sport.

The Audi R8 LMS has a price tag of €298,000. Also, Audi sport customer racing guarantees worldwide spare parts supply through Audi groups logistic departments.


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