June 30th, 2012
The German from Bad Munstereifel Qualifies Second in First GRAND-AM Appearance
June 30, 2012 (Watkins Glen, N.Y.) – Proving a quick study to the challenges of the Watkins Glen International circuit, Frank Stippler drove the no. 52 APR Audi R8 Grand-Am to second in the fifteen-minute qualifying session for Sunday’s Sahlen’s Six Hours at the Glen.
Stippler’s time of 1:51.018 was set on his first flying lap and would hold up throughout the rest of the session. Stippler will share the car with fellow German Marc Basseng in the six-hour …
June 28th, 2012
Team brings Two Audi R8’s and Last Week’s CTSCC Winner to Watkins Glen
June 28, 2012 (Opelika, Ala.) – Spirits are high in the APR Motorsport camp, as after one of it’s strongest weekends of the year at Road America, the team heads to a track which has seen some its strongest success in the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge.
At last Saturday’s Rolex 250 driven by VisitFlorida.com, the no. 51 APR Audi R8 recovered from early contact to lead the Rolex Series’ GT class in the late stages before …
June 28th, 2012
Strong run for Audi R8 Ends With a cut Tire in the Race’s Closing Stages
June 27, 2012 (Elkhart Lake, Wis.) – For the second time this season, the no. 51 APR Audi R8 showed the speed to lead the GT field of the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series. The run, however, would be derailed when a cut tire in the late stages of the race brought the car to the pits for an extra pit stop.
With qualifying rained out, the field was formed based on the championship standings, with …
June 23rd, 2012
Team’s APR VW GTI’s Take Turns Leading at Elkhart Lake
June 23, 2012 (Elkhart Lake, Wis.) – Rookies David Cheng and Aleks Altberg took the first Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge win of their careers – and the first of the year for APR Motorsport – in the twilight of Friday night at the demanding Road America circuit.
The win stretched APR Motorsport’s winning record in the CTSCC’s ST class to four straight seasons, and also scored a win for the no. 171 APR VW GTI – …
June 21st, 2012
Ian Baas will also join Dr. Jim Norman and Dion von Moltke in team’s no. 51 Audi R8
June 21, 2012 (Opelika, Ala.) – Bolstering it’s entry for the upcoming Sahlen’s Six Hours at the Glen, APR Motorsport has announced that the team will field a second Audi R8 GRAND-AM for the annual six-hour classic.
The no. 52 APR Audi R8 GRAND-AM will join the team’s stable, with drivers Marc Basseng and Frank Stippler piloting the car. Stippler, from Bad Munstereifel, Germany, drove the Audi Sport Test Car – dubbed …
June 20th, 2012
With APR Tuned Parts Under the Hood, the Team’s Audis and Volkswagens are Ready for Elkhart Lake
June 20, 2012 (Opelika, Ala.) – Road America is one of the most famous circuits in North America, and for good reason. At over 4 miles in length, it features several long straightaways linked by extremely fast and challenging corners. Its ‘Kink’ is flat out in most cars and scary in all of them – but it’s a playground that the drivers of APR Motorsport are really looking forward to.
After a challenging …
June 20th, 2012
Duo of Norenberg and Hurley Score Team’s Best Result By Finishing Sixth
June 13, 2012 (Lexington, Ohio) – The APR Motorsport team entered Saturday with high hopes for both its Rolex Series and Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge teams. For the Rolex Series team, with the Audi R8 Grand-Am driven by Dr. Jim Norman and Dion von Moltke, the hunt was for the team’s first top-10 of the season. After qualifying 11th, Norman would start the car in Saturday’s two hour and forty-five minute race.
Norman’s stint was mostly trouble-free, …
June 9th, 2012
Altberg paces CTSCC Team to Qualify Sixth in Close ST field
June 8, 2012 (Lexington, Ohio) – The rolling hills of Mid-Ohio are a complete change of scenery from the street circuit of Belle Isle, but APR Motorsport was prepared for the change in scenery. After a relatively quiet week, where the team only raced its Rolex Series Audi R8 Grand-Am in Belle Isle, the entire team – and additional five Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge cars – took to the track for Friday’s qualifying sessions.
Returning to qualifying duties …
June 8th, 2012
APR is pleased to announce in house ECU flashing at APR Dealers around the globe along with a new special introductory price of $1,299!
Starting today APR began shipping the highly anticipated APR CCD (Computer Clamping Device) with 3.0 TFSI ECU flashing interfaces to APR dealers around the globe. This will allow APR dealers to flash your stock or upgraded ECU, in house, without ever sending it to APR.
The APR CCD makes the upgrade process as simple as plug and play. The ECU is plugged into the device, connected to the APR Direct Port Programming servers and …
June 8th, 2012
Team’s Rolex Series and CTSCC Squads are Back with Alex Popow and Hector Guerrero Moving to GS-class Audi S4
June 7, 2012 (Opelika, Ala.) – The APR Motorsport team reached a milestone in last weekend’s Chevrolet Grand-Am Detroit 200, when Dion von Moltke led the first laps for the Audi R8 Grand-Am in Rolex Series competition. The day before, when von Moltke recorded the team’s best qualifying effort of 4th, his teammate Dr. Jim Norman topped the practice charts for the first time in the Audi.
Although the car would …