Audi R8 LMS GT2 debuts at Goodwood
Audi has shown off its new customer racing car at this years Goodwood Festival of Speed, the Audi R8 LMS GT2 which is a track only supercar.
The Audi R8 LMS GT2 comes with around 640 horsepower and this is audi’s most powerful car to date in their customer racing program.
“This sports car with its emotive high-performance V10 engine marks the top end of our customer racing program. The legendary event at Goodwood is the ideal venue for unveiling such a fascinating sports car,” said Oliver Hoffmann. The race car has been created for a future racing category. The GT2 class will come to life in Europe and North America in 2020. It will fill a gap between the existing GT3 and GT4 categories and specifically feature cars with high longitudinal dynamics. Consequently, this type of race car addresses gentleman drivers who have been the backbone of GT racing for decades. The Audi R8 LMS GT2 is the ideal sports car for classic fielding in races, as well as being suitable for Track Days and events at Race Resorts, which enjoy increasing popularity among this group of customers worldwide. Audi Sport has presented the fourth model for customer racing in the Audi R8 LMS GT2. The brand has been successful worldwide in the TCR, GT3 and GT4 classes.
You can find out more information about the new Audi R8 LMS GT2 racing car over at Audi at the link below.