Pure racing atmosphere at Audi’s record appearance at the Nürburgring

The international motorsport spectators are eagerly awaiting the premiere of the Audi R8 LMS GT4. The model stands for the fast-growing class for gentleman drivers in worldwide GT racing. Audi Sport Team Phoenix will use two of this production-like race cars. The new Audi Sport LMS GT4 uses approximately 60 percent of the parts from the sister road model. There will also be a premiere for the Audi RS 3 LMS: it will celebrate its first ever appearance in the Eifel enduro. Audi Sport customer racing has already built 90 editions of the entry-level race car. So far, Audi customer teams have achieved various successes worldwide with this model – including a class victory at the Dubai 24 Hours in January. Team Bonk Motorsport will use two cars, whilst LMS Engineering will rely on another Audi RS 3 LMS for the endurance classic.

The Four Rings will also be strongly represented in the surroundings of the race track. As a partner of the event, Audi will provide official cars for race control. In addition, many fans can look forward to the 750-square-meter Audi Sport experience area in the paddock. In the lounge area, visitors can follow the race on a big screen. A true treat for fans are the seven racing models on show: the Le Mans sports car Audi R8, an Audi V8 DTM and an Auto Union Type D embody some of the biggest motorsport successes of the brand. In addition to this are the current Audi RS 5 DTM, R8 LMS, R8 LMS GT4 and RS 3 LMS race cars. Three high-performance models from Audi Sport round off the racing car exhibition. In addition, the Audi Sport TT Cup will entertain the fans at the weekend in the Eifel. The second of seven events will take place in the supporting program of the 24-hour race.

The spectators who are not on site can follow the race on the internet. Audi offers a comprehensive coverage on its social media platforms as well as a livestream of the entire race. The television channel RTL Nitro will broadcast the entire race live in a 26-hour program.

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