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Dries Vanthoor

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DISAPPOINTING IGTC SEASON OPENER FOR AUDI SPORT

At the incredibly thrilling season-opening round of the Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC), Audi Sport fell short of its own expectations. After racing cars from seven different manufacturers had qualified in the top ten, Audi headed into the Bathurst 12-hour race feeling optimistic. However, setbacks hampered all three of Audi Sport Team Valvoline’s racing cars. The … Continue reading

STRONG WEEKEND FOR AUDI SPORT IN DAYTONA

The Audi customer team WRT Speedstar Audi Sport scored third place with its Audi R8 LMS in the strongly-supported GTD class at the 24 Hours of Daytona. Audi Sport drivers Mirko Bortolotti and Dries Vanthoor, who shared the cockpit of the number 88 entry with Rolf Ineichen and Daniel Morad, at times led the class … Continue reading

AUDI SPORT WITH STRONG LINEUP FOR TENTH BATHURST ANNIVERSARY

For the first time, Audi Sport Team Valvoline is tackling the most important endurance race in Australia with three Audi R8 LMS. At the opening event of the Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC), the only worldwide GT3 racing series, eight Audi Sport drivers will be on the grid together with Australian pro Garth Tander. Following five … Continue reading

AUDI SPORT TEAM WRT CLAIM DOMINANT SUZUKA 10 HOURS VICTORY

Audi Sport Team WRT have claimed victory in the penultimate round of 2019’s Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli campaign at the Suzuka 10 Hours this evening thanks to a dominant performance by Kelvin van der Linde, Dries Vanthoor and Frederic Vervisch. The trio finished 40s clear of their nearest rivals after taking the lead … Continue reading

MONTAPLAST BY LAND-MOTORSPORT WILL FIGHT FOR THE ADAC GT MASTERS TITLE WITH A NEW SQUAD OF DRIVERS

Montaplast by Land-Motorsport have big ambitions for the start of their fourth season in the ADAC GT Masters and hope to again play an important role in the title fight with their newly formed squad of drivers – 2016 champion Christopher Mies (29, DEU) will line up for the first time with Max Hofer (19, … Continue reading

AUDI SPORT CONFIRMS TEAMS AND DRIVERS FOR THE SUZUKA 10 HOURS

Intercontinental GT Challenge championship leaders Audi Sport have confirmed the five teams and driver crews set to contest this year’s inaugural Suzuka 10 Hours on August 24-26. The German manufacturer’s R8 LMS GT3s are entered by three teams representing the breadth of its global customer base. Super GT outfit Audi Team Hitotsuyama is no stranger to … Continue reading

AUDI TAKES WIN IN EPIC BATHURST 12 HOUR

In their first visit to the Mount Panorama Circuit, Audi Sport Team WRT has taken the win in the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour. Robin Frijns, Dries Vanthoor and Stuart Leonard took victory when the race was declared with some seven minutes to go, after a heavy crash involving three cars at the top of the … Continue reading

EFP by TECE – A NEW TEAM FIELDING TWO AUDI R8 LMSs IN THE ADAC GT MASTERS

The ADAC GT Masters welcomes a new team to the grid in the shape of EFP by TECE who will be fielding two Audi R8 LMS cars in the forthcoming campaign. The two driver pairings are Elia Erhart (29, Germany) with Pierre Kaffer (41, Germany) and Dries Vanthoor (19, Belgium) with Florian Spengler (30, Germany). … Continue reading

AUDI SPORT CUSTOMER RACING CONFIRMS DRIVERS FOR 2018

Dries Vanthoor and Frédéric Vervisch join driver lineup: In terms of its driver squad, Audi Sport in 2018 will again rely on Rahel Frey (CH), Robin Frijns (NL), Christopher Haase (D), Pierre Kaffer (D), Kelvin van der Linde (ZA), Christopher Mies (D), Frank Stippler (D) and Markus Winkelhock (D). They will be joined by two … Continue reading

DREAM AUDI R8 LMS CUP DEBUT FOR DRIES VANTHOOR IN SHANGHAI

Dries Vanthoor of Castrol Racing Team made a dream debut in the Audi R8 LMS Cup with a wheel-perfect run from lights-to-flag in Round 7, giving new Cup service provider WRT their first overall series victory. The youngster started the day with intent by claiming pole in the morning’s qualifying session before his podium-topping performance … Continue reading

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