Trailer: APR Motorsport R8 Grand-AM Development
Emanuele Pirro Testing the APR Motorsport R8 LMS (Grand-AM) at Daytona International Speedway| 01/07/2012
Emanuele Pirro Testing the APR Motorsport R8 LMS (Grand-AM) at Daytona International Speedway during the Roar Before the Rolex 24 in January 7th 2012.
APR Motorsport R8 Grand-AM Development| 09/27/2012
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 continued with several changes made to the R8 for Laguna Seca in September. The changes proved positive, and the car showed much stronger and more consistent lap times through the event. However, a spin off track cost the team valuable time.
Further changes were made for the final race of the seasons. APR Motorsport enters LRP with high hopes of a strong fi
APR Porsche 911 Turbo S 3.8T (991.2) ECU Update (V1.1)| 11/17/2021
We’ve recently updated our Porsche 911 Turbo S 3.8T (991.2) Software suite to incorporate several new enhancements found on our other 991.2 ECU upgrades. This update improves on hardware compatibility, eliminating the need for separate Stage 1 and Stage 1+ files. Power and torque delivery has been updated and new safety features have been added to enhance reliability in all conditions! Additionally support for Ethanol (E60-E85) has been added. This free update from APR is available today. Call a dealer to schedule an appointment and visit our web page for more details.
APR Porsche 911 Turbo 3.8T (991.2) - APR Plus, Stage 1, and Stage 3 Turbo S Turbo Upgrade!| 11/17/2021
We're excited to announce our Engine Control Unit (ECU) Upgrades are now available for the Porsche 911 (991.2) Turbo 3.8T engine with the Continental SDI 21 ECU! Expect massive gains with up to 612-754 HP and 623-701 FT-LBS of torque on tap, depending on octane and stage!