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Choice Gear: Rum Bum Racing Team Polo

by on 8 February 2013 in Choice Gear Motorsport

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Though they may have run out of gas on the last lap, there’s no denying that Rum Bum Racing was a force to be reckoned with at the 2013 Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona. And while their lack of fuel had them drop from second to fourth overall, we suspect the team with its colorful […] More…

More than #4at4: 2013 Rolex 24 Videos an Audi Fan Won’t Want to Miss

by on 4 February 2013 in Motorsport Video

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There’s been no shortage of videos covering Audi’s historic win at the 2013 Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona. It’s no surprise that such a momentous occasion was marked by numerous videos from various sources including Audi themselves and also this website. As such, we’ve amassed several that you really must see. Here’s a rundown in […] More…

GRAND-AM: 1-2 Victory for Audi Customer Teams at Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona

by on 28 January 2013 in Motorsport

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At the Daytona 24 Hours, the Audi R8 GRAND-AM has made its best showing to date: Filipe Albuquerque/Oliver Jarvis/Edoardo Mortara/Dion von Moltke won the GT category in a dramatic finale. The runners-up trailing the winners by 1.4 seconds were Ian Baas/Marc Basseng/René Rast/Frank Stippler. Despite 65 percent of each lap having been driven at full throttle the R8 GRAND-AM that is powered by a production-derived 5.2-liter V10 FSI engine was running flawlessly on the notorious oval track for a whole day and night. With the class victory at Daytona Audi, under factory commitments or in cooperation with its customers, has now won the world’s most important 24-hour races. More…

GRAND-AM: Audi Supplies Official Pace Cars

by on 26 January 2013 in Motorsport

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The Daytona 24 Hours organisation relied on two pace cars supplied by Audi. The Audi R8 V10 was the car to lead the field during caution periods. One of the 525 hp sportscar came in Phantom Black Pearl Effect, the other one fittingly in Daytona Grey Pearl Effect. See more photos of the 2013 Rolex […] More…

GRAND AM: Rolex 24 Thursday Gallery Live

by on 25 January 2013 in Motorsport

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Thursday in Daytona marked practice and qualifying out at the track. What was learned (or rather reconfirmed) during the session is that Porsche has about a half second advantage around the track as do the R8s. Though Filipe Albuquerque was faster than the competition from Ferrari, there was thought that they may be faster as […] More…

GRAND-AM: Hot Lap of Daytona Rolex 24 Configuration in Audi RS 5

by on 25 January 2013 in Audi News Video

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An upside to attending the Audi Motorsport Experience is that guests get a chance to ride along on hot laps in some of Audi’s hottest models. We had just such a chance in an RS 5 and managed to shoot some video. Watch it below. More…

WeatherTech Racing Audi R8 GRAND-AM Poised for Strong 24

by on 23 January 2013 in Motorsport

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TAVARES, Fla. (Jan. 22, 2013) – Coming off a promising Roar Before the 24 Testearly in the month the No. 24 WeatherTech Audi R8 GRAND-AM team is poised for a strong 51st running of the GRAND-AM Rolex 24 Hour at Daytona, Jan. 26-27. Audi factory drivers, Edoardo Mortara (Italy), Filipe Alburquerque (Portugal), Oliver Jarvis (England) and American […] More…

Event Coverage: 2013 Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona

by on 23 January 2013 in 2013 Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona

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For 2013, Audi has raised its level of commitment to the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona. No less than four Audi R8 GRAND-AMs will be on the grid when the flag drops, fielded by teams like APR Motorsport, Alex Job Racing and Rum Bum Racing. These cars will be piloted by known GRAND-AM aces and […] More…

GRAND-AM: SPEED to Feature 25 Hours of Rolex 24 at Daytona Coverage

by on 22 January 2013 in Motorsport

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This week SPEED announced its comprehensive broadcast coverage of the twice-around-the-clock racing classic. More…

GRAND-AM: Audi Sport customer racing Set for Rolex 24 Hours Daytona

by on 18 January 2013 in Motorsport

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Four Audi R8 GRAND-AM cars at 24-hour race in Florida Audi factory drivers reinforce U.S. customer teams Audi R8 also used as pace car Ingolstadt, January 17, 2013 – Audi Sport customer racing is promoting the Audi R8 and the U.S. racing version of the fascinating mid-engine sports car with a strong line-up at the […] More…

GRAND-AM: Dion Von Moltke Joins Albuquerque, Jarvis and Mortara in Alex Job Racing Audi R8 GRAND-AM at Rolex 24

by on 3 January 2013 in Motorsport

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Alex Job Racing has teamed up with Audi Sport customer racing to field the No. 24 WeatherTech Audi R8 GRAND-AM for the 51st running of the GRAND-AM Rolex 24 Hour at Daytona, Jan. 26-27. More…

GRAND-AM: APR Motorsport Sets Driver Lineup for Rolex 24 at Daytona

by on 3 January 2013 in Motorsport

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January 3, 2013 (Opelika, Ala.) – Not only is APR Motorsport unveiling a new-look testing livery for this weekend’s Roar Before the 24, but the team is proud to announce its driver lineup for the 51st Rolex 24 at Daytona. Americans Matt Bell and Alex Figge will join Canadians John Farano and Dave Lacey in […] More…