Audi will build 45 client cars of the second generation R8 GT3 for racing.
Currently opened applications for a new chassis R8 LMS, which won a victory in the nürburgring 24 hour race in 2015. Production of the first customer cars will begin on September 21.
Delivery will start on October 26. All 45 cars will be released by the end of March 2016.
The new R8, which replaced the first generation car, introduced in 2009, will cost from 359 000 to 398 000 euros.
R8 LMS was tested by the teams WRT and Phoenix at separate stages of the Blancpain Endurance series and VLN German championship.
The crew Garage 59 McLaren has won the championship title in the Blancpain Endurance series with a minimum one-point advantage, while Mirko Bortolotti, Rolf Ineichen and Christian Engelhart won at the Nurburgring first victory for Lamborghini in 2016
Rob bell, Whom Ledogar and Shane van Gisbergen became Champions 2016. While van Gisbergen missed the final stage because of the participation in the race “Sandown 500” within the Australian V8 Supercars and his fellow crew scored no points.
Due to unsuccessful performance in the qualification of the crew Garage 59 was forced to...
Former F1 pilot Robert Kubica’s debut on the penultimate stage of the Renault Sport Trophy of the season-2016 in the Spa, which will be held on September 24-25.
The Polish racer will share the Renault RS01 GT with a French pilot Christophe Jamon. Kubica has managed to test this car in the French city of Ales.
“Sitting behind the wheel RS01, I immediately felt comfortable on the twisty track in Ales, said Robert. – I was surprised at how late you can brake on the car before entering the turn.
I look forward to the moment when I drive this car in Spa.”
BMW for the second consecutive time won the race “24 hours of Spa” after spending most of the race in a bitter struggle with Bentley.
Rowe Racing racers Alexander Sims, Philip eng and Maxime Martin behind the wheel of his BMW M6 GT3 came first in the race, which is three times the distance traveled car security, two times it rained 15 times and has appeared acting on all of the yellow flags.
Last year Marc VDS riders were victorious behind the wheel of the Z4 GT3, but only in a daily marathon in Spa BMW wins his 23rd victory.
The advantage over Rowe Auto Sport Promotion Mercedes...
Factory Ferrari driver, whose main program for 2016 consisted of performances in the championship of the sports cars of IMSA in the team Risi Competizione, will go behind the wheel of the new Ferrari 488 GT3 in the Blancpain GT in the series in Endurance.
Fisichella will share the seat at the wheel of the car of the Pro-Am class with Olivier Beretta.
They each hold two short stage and they will perform in the 24-hour race at Spa on July 30-31.
In Monza and Silverstone will sit behind the wheel Fisichella, while Beretta – Paul-Ricard and the Nurburgring. Both drivers will share the car with...
After a successful season in 2015 the Russian team Rinaldi Racing will continue to perform in the championship Blancpain GT Series.
As told by the team owner Vadim kogay, in 2016, the team put up at least one car in five races in the Sprint range. This is the new Ferrari 488 GT3. The team will continue to play Norbert Zidler and Marco Sigrid. Akpia will perform in the Pro class.
Last year they brought a team several victories, until the last stage, the team kept chances for the title.
In a series of Endurance Zidler and Sigrid will again perform on the same crew together with Russian Rinat...
This year, the Ferrari 458 Italia #333 Rinaldi team was among the five vehicles with the Russian representation in the race “24 hours Spa”. The crew team Vadim Koga in the race were the Rinat Salikhov, Marco Sifrid, Norberg Zidler and Step Vancampenhout.
His impressions of the race in which the crew Rinaldi finished in seventh place in its class, with shared Rinat Salikhov, who won earlier this season together with Norbert Zidler victory in the first round of the Blancpain Endurance in Monza, beating about 60 crews.
Rinat, share their main impressions of the race “24 hours...
The past last weekend in Moscow, the fourth stage of the 2015 Blancpain Sprint series was successful for our team Rinaldi Racing. The crew Sitrida Marco and Norbert Zidler twice rose to the podium.
The team, owned by Russian businessman and race car driver Vadym Koga, this season is in the Blancpain GT championship, which involves a series of Sprint and Endurance. In long races of the championship together with Marco and Norbert speaks Russian Rinat Salikhov.
The team had a good first stage of the season in Nogaro, when the crew on a bright green Ferrari under the number 333 has finished...