Friday, 3 January 2014

Audi R8 LMS 2014 Liveries via Rolex 24 Daytona

Audi Motorsport has announced driver lineups for the four customer teams that will be racing R8 LMS GTDs in the 2014 Rolex 24 at Daytona, the inaugural event for the new United SportsCar Championship series, later this month.

Five Audi R8 LMS GTD race cars will be campaigned on January 25 and 26 at Daytona. Flying Lizard Motorsports will be fielding two vehicles, while Paul Miller Racing, GMG Racing and Fall-Line Motorsports will tackle the 24 Hours of Daytona with one each.

"We have a fantastic group of racing partners and drivers this season and look forward to defending last year's Daytona win," said Scott Keogh, President, Audi of America. "The successes of the R8 in endurance racing are a testament to the engineering found in every Audi on the road today."

Audi Motorsport customer teams for Daytona:

Audi R8 LMS #32 (GMG Racing)
Marc Basseng (D), Frank Stippler (D), James Sofronas (USA), Alex Welch (USA)

Audi R8 LMS #35 (Flying Lizard Motorsports)
Filipe Albuquerque (P), Seth Neimann (USA), Alessandro Latif (I), Dion von Moltke (USA)

Audi R8 LMS #45 (Flying Lizard Motorsports)
Nelson Canache Jr. (YV), Tim Pappas (USA), Spencer Pumpelly (USA), Markus Winkelhock (D)

Audi R8 LMS #46 (Fall-Line Motorsports)
Charles Espenlaub (USA), Oliver Jarvis (GB), Charlie Putman (USA), James Walker (GB)

Audi R8 LMS #48 (Paul Miller Racing)
Matt Bell (GB), Christopher Haase (D), Bryce Miller (USA), René Rast (D)