#GT3
The Audi R8 LMS sets new benchmarks in GT sport
#GT3 - The Audi R8 LMS sets new benchmarks in GT sport
2018 marks the seventh season of competition for Audi Sport customer racing in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. The series includes some of the most iconic race events in North America including the Rolex 24 At Daytona, 12 Hours of Sebring, 6 Hours of the Glen, and Petit Le Mans.


IMSA WeatherTech Championship Overview

The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship features the two styles of race cars, Prototype and GT. Each style has two classes, Pro and Pro-Am, meaning there are four classes of racing on track together, each with their own class battle for the lead. The Audi R8 LMS GT3 competes in the GTD class. GTD race cars are based on production model cars that feature advanced aerodynamic packages and lightweight carbon fiber body panels. New in 2018, The Audi R8 LMS GT4 and the Audi RS 3 LMS will compete in the Continental SportsCar Challenge support series.


Participating Teams

The Audi R8 LMS has proved to be a formidable competitor in the series. Winning the iconic Rolex 24 At Daytona and Petit Le Mans confirm the Audi R8 LMS is a reliable and robust race car. Backed by support from Audi Sport customer racing, two GT3 teams, Magnus Racing and Land Motorsport each field one Audi R8 LMS race car during IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season. In GT4, CarBahn Motorsports will field a full season effort. The new TCR class featuring the Audi RS 3 LMS will see a strong field of up to six cars campaigning in 2018.


2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Schedule

JAN 25-28 | Rolex 24 At Daytona - Daytona Beach, FL
MAR 14-17 | Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring - Sebring, FL
MAY 4-6 | Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course – Mansfield, OH
JUN 1-2 | Chevrolet Belle Isle Detroit Grand Prix - Detroit, MI (GTD only)
JUN 28 -
JUL 1
| Sahlen's Six Hours of The Glen - Watkins Glen, NY
JUL 6-8 | Canadian Tire Motorsport Park - Ontario, Canada
JUL 20-21 | IMSA Northeast Grand Prix - Lakeville, CT
AUG 3-5 | Continental Tire Road Race Showcase - Elkhart Lake, WI
AUG 17-19 | Michelin GT Challenge - Danville, VA
SEP 7-9 | Continental Tire Monterey Grand Prix - Monterey, CA
OCT 10-13 | Petit Le Mans - Braselton, GA

Please visit www.imsa.com to learn more about the series schedule.

Connect with WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Teams
Accounts to follow: @IMSA, @IMSALive
Hashtags: #PatronEnduranceCup, #IMSA
YouTube – IMSA Official

Audi R8 LMS GT3 Teams
Magnus Racing
  @magnusracing
  racingmagnus
Magnusracing.com

Land Motorsport
  Land-Motorsport
  #landmotorsport

Audi R8 LMS GT4 Teams
CarBahn Motorsports
  CarbahnAutoworks
  #Carbahn_Autoworks

GMG Racing
  #gmgracing
  @gmgracing
  TeamGMG


Audi RS 3 LMS TCR Teams
Compass Racing
  #compassracing
  @compassracing
  C360R
www.compassracing.com

eEurosports.com Racing
  #eeuroparts
  @eeuroparts
  eeuropartscom
  eEuropartsTV
www.eEuroparts.com

JDC-Miller Motorsports
  #jdcmotorsports
  @jdcmotorsports
  JDCMotorsports1
www.jdcmotorsport.com

Murillo Racing

RS Werkes Racing
TBD/TBD

You may also connect with Audi Motorsport at:
www.audi-motorsport.info
  www.facebook.com/audisport
  www.twitter.com/audi__sport




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