Audi Sport customer racing


Worldwide customer racing

Audi has been successful in motorsport for decades. Be it the World Rally Championship, endurance racing or the top touring car series DTM, the Audi factory teams were or are victorious everywhere. A success story that the Audi customers continue around the world without pause. Although the chapter customer racing only started at Audi in 2009 the success record is impressive. By the end of 2011 the Audi R8 LMS had made 986 starts in 377 races and, in the process, recorded 118 wins and 312 podium finishes in its classes.
Christian Abt (ADAC GT Masters), Jean-François Hemroulle/Tim Verbergt (GT Belgium) and also Christopher Mies/Christopher Haase (FIA GT3 European Championship) won in the Audi R8 LMS sportscar’s debut year and even clinched overall honors in their respective championships. In 2011 the Audi drivers triumphed in five national GT championships as well as the Blancpain Endurance Series.
The Audi R8 LMS also started 2012 triumphantly. The Audi customer team Phoenix repeated its victory of the previous year in the 12-hour race at Bathurst (Australia), the fifth continent’s most important GT endurance race, with the drivers Christer Jöns (D)/Christopher Mies (D) and Darryl O’Young (HK).


Race Overview

ADAC GT Masters

14-16/09/2012 7th race Nürburgring, Germany
28-30/09/2012 8th race Hockenheim, Germany

Asian GT

23-25/03/2012 1st/2nd race Sepang, Malaysia
25-27/05/2012 3rd/4th race Sepang, Malaysia
16-17/06/2012 5th/6th race Zhuhai, China

Audi R8 LMS Cup

19/08/2012 4th race Erdos, China
16/09/2012 5th race Zhuhai, China
11/11/2012 6th race Shanghai, China

Australian GT

21-23/09/2012 5th race Philip Island, Australia
19-21/10/2012 6th race Queensland, Australia
30/11-02/12/2012 7th race Homebush, New Zealand

Belgian GT

20–21/10/2012 5th race Zolder, Belgium
09–10/11/2012 6th race Zolder, Belgium

Blancpain Endurance Series

23/09/2012 5th race Nürburgring, Germany
14/10/2012 6th race Navarra, Spain

Brasilian GT

14/10/2012 6th race Tarumã, Brasilia
28/10/2012 7th race Campo Grande, Brasilia
18/11/2012 8th race Cascavel, Brasilia
16/12/2012 9th race Interlagos, Brasilia

British GT

08–09/09/2012 6th race Silverstone, Great Britain
29–30/09/2012 7th race Donington Park, Great Britain


19/08/2012 6th race Bratislava, Slovakia
02/09/2012 7th race Moscow, Russia
23/09/2012 8th race Nürburgring, Germany
01/12/2012 9th race Delhi, India


02/09/2012 5th race Moscow, Russia
23/09/2012 6th race Nürburgring, Germany

Grand AM

18/08/2012 11th race Montréal, Canada
09/09/2012 12th race Laguna Seca, USA
29/09/2012 13th race Lime Rock, USA

GT Asia

28–30/09/2012 5th race Autopolis, Japan
27–28/10/2012 6th race Macau, Japan

Italian GT

22–23/09/2012 6th race Mugello, Italia
20–21/10/2012 7th race Monza, Italia

Portuguese GT

15–16/09/2012 5th race Valencia, Spain
06–07/10/2012 6th race Estoril, Portugal

Spanish GT

15–16/09/2012 5th race Valencia, Spain
13–14/10/2012 6th race Jerez, Spain
03–04/11/2012 7th race Montmeló, Spain

Super GT

30/09/2012 7th race Autopolis, Japan
28/10/2012 8th race Motegi, Japan
17/11/2012 9th race Fuji, Japan

Swedish GT

15/09/2012 6th race Stockholm, Sweden
29/09/2012 7th race Göteborg, Sweden


28–30/09/2012 6th race Nogaro, France
26–28/10/2012 7th race Magny Cours, France
23-25/11/2012 8th race Estoril, France


29/09/2012 9th race Nürburgring, Germany
27/10/2012 10th race Nürburgring, Germany

World Challenge

03–05/08/2012 7th race Mid-Ohio, USA
24–26/08/2012 8th race Sonoma, USA