The Audi R8 LMS GT2 is indeed Audi Sport customer racing’s most powerful race car. It’s great to know that it has been performing well in various racing series. Its successes in the highest-quality European GT2 racing series, Spanish endurance racing, and the USA demonstrate its versatility and competitiveness.
Audi Sport has a strong lineup of racing models that have also achieved success in customer racing. These models are designed and built to meet the demands of professional racing teams and enthusiasts. Their performance, reliability, and handling capabilities make them popular choices for competitive racing.
It’s worth noting that specific details about the successes and achievements of the Audi R8 LMS GT2. And other Audi Sport models may vary depending on the current racing season and individual events.
Second win of the season in the GT2 European Series
The Belgian Audi customer team PK Carsport has been performing exceptionally well in the European GT2 Series. Their win in Dijon on the third weekend of the series is a testament to their skill and the capabilities of the Audi R8 LMS GT2.
Starting from fourth place, Stienes Longin showcased his racing prowess by making a strong start in the second race. He quickly overtook a KTM on the first lap and spent twelve laps behind Audi Sport driver Pierre Kaffer, who was driving an R8 LMS GT2 for Team LP Racing. This demonstrates the competitiveness of the Audi R8 LMS GT2, as it held its own against strong competition.
Following the pit stops, Peter Guelinckx took over from Longin and managed to take the lead on lap 22. Guelinckx’s attention to tire wear on the challenging track in France proved crucial, and he ultimately secured victory with a lead of 5.9 seconds ahead of a KTM.
This win in Dijon adds to PK Carsport’s successful season, with previous victories at the season opener in Monza and a second-place finish at the Red Bull Ring. Peter Guelinckx and Stienes Longin have consistently demonstrated their talent and teamwork, achieving podium finishes in multiple races this season.
It’s great to see Audi Sport customer racing and the Audi R8 LMS GT2 achieving such notable results in the European GT2 Series. Motorsport enthusiasts and fans of Audi racing will undoubtedly be excited about their continued success.
Two overall victories in Spain
Team Club Deportivo DAGO’s progress in the Campeonato de España de Resistencia with the Audi R8 LMS GT2! They are definitely gaining momentum and achieving impressive results.
In the first two race weekends, the team secured two second places and two third places in their class, which indicates their consistent performance and competitiveness. However, it was at the third round at Aragon where they truly excelled.
Pablo Yeregui Ybarra and Daniel Carretero Ortega, the Spanish driver pairing. Significantly achieved an outstanding result by prevailing in the overall standings for the first time. In the first race, they crossed the finish line with a remarkable lead of 28.4 seconds. Further, demonstrating their dominance and skill. Later, in the second race, they extended their lead further, finishing 16.5 seconds ahead of their closest competitors after 50 minutes of racing.
These victories showcase the team’s progress and their ability to extract the full potential of the Audi R8 LMS GT2. It’s an excellent achievement for Team Club Deportivo DAGO and a testament to their hard work and dedication.
The Campeonato de España de Resistencia is known for its competitive racing. Team Club Deportivo DAGO’s success in the overall standings is undoubtedly a significant milestone for them. It will undoubtedly boost their confidence and motivate them to strive for further victories in future races.
Lastly, the Fans of Team Club Deportivo DAGO and enthusiasts of endurance racing will be thrilled to see their progress. And the performance of the Audi R8 LMS GT2 in the series.