Ian passes the BMW's at Barber
Trailer: APR Motorsport R8 Grand-AM Development| 07/13/2012
In 2011 APR was chosen as the launch partner for the Audi R8 Grand-AM and quickly began developing the vehicle to be competitive in the Grand-AM Rolex Sport Car Series. The R8 Grand-AM's initial form was highly handicapped from the LMS spec vehicle known for hundreds of victories across the world in nearly every series in which it has campaigned. Due to fears of total domination by Grand-AM, the Grand-AM spec vehicle was stripped of power, aerodynamic downforce, braking aids, stabilization aids, as well as other aspects key to the vehicle's success, marking a truly difficult battle for APR and Audi.
While others US teams may have simply thrown in the towel, APR has never said die. Race after race, the development envelope was pushed further. During the 6 Hours of Watkins Glen, APR Motorsport redoubled its efforts and entered a second Audi R8 Grand-AM with the support of Audi Sport Customer Racing. Audi Sport Factory Drivers, with more driving time behind the wheel of any R8 spec racecar than anyone else in the world, pushed the R8 to the limits, providing valuable feedback necessary to the programs success.
Development continues and the story will be told. Stay tuned for the full video and visit APR at Waterfest 18 to see both vehicles in person.
Ian Baas in the APR Motorsport B8 S4 3.0 TFSI at Daytona| 01/08/2012
APR Motorsport's B8 S4 with Ian Baas behind the wheel during Daytona Testing Days in 2012.
APR License Plates and Frames| 06/15/2021
APR license plate frames and vanity plates are the perfect addition for any APR tuned vehicle! They are made from sturdy and rust-resistant T304 stainless steel. They are thick enough such they won't flop around like throw-away handouts you find in a typical swag-bag at car shows. They feature a fade and scratch resistant black powder coated finish with laser etching for the APR logo. Anti-vibration backside plate tabs keep it firmly in place. Four slotted install holes give you the perfect fitment with a solid connection to the car. The nice hardware hiders give it a clean finish too, hiding your unsightly plate screws. Fitment is universal. Some have said this product will increase the value of the vehicle, while others have made horsepower gains, but we can't comment on either.
Version 1.4 Now Available for the APR 2.9T B9 RS4/RS5 ECU Upgrade!| 05/25/2021
Version 1.4 is now officially available for the Audi B9 RS4 and RS5 2.9 TFSI! This update is recommended for all customers on previous file versions and is available at all APR dealers across the globe. This update brings new features and updates and is free for all existing APR Plus, APR Stage 1, and APR Stage 1+ customers. Get the details.