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Audi Sport customer racing Delivers 50th R8 LMS


Having already won the Nürburgring 24 Hours and Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona, one could easily say that the new Audi R8 LMS is a success.  Today, Audi Sport customer racing proved that the new vehicle is a commercial success as well by delivering their 50th unit to Yaco Racing, destined for a campaign in ADAC GT Masters.

Audi Sport customer racing sold 137 examples of the previous-generation R8 LMS since it’s introduction in 2009.  Since the new car’s introduction in September, the outfit has already matched 36 per cent of that total, leading us to believe that the previous sales record will be quickly surpassed.

Yaco Racing will kick off their 2016 season at Motorsport Arena Oschersleben in Germany on April 15th.

Read the full press release below.

  • Yaco Racing to field fiftieth model sold of the new race car in ADAC GT Masters
  • Customer sport team now racing with Audi in its fourth year
  • Rahel Frey and Philip Geipel at the wheel of the Audi R8 LMS

Audi Sport customer racing handed over the fiftieth Audi R8 LMS to a customer team in motorsport on Thursday. The squad of Yaco Racing based in Plauen took over the GT3 race car at Audi Sport’s Böllinger Höfe site.

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