August 29th, 2012
APR’s pleased to announce the APR Carbonio Intake System is now available for all new 1.8 TFSI, 2.0 TFSI and 2.0 TFSI Valvelift Engines found in the Audi TT. With average peak gains of 17 HP and 14 ft-lbs of torque on the 2.0 TFSI Valvelift engine over the stock intake, this intake makes for an excellent dollar per horsepower modification. Read more on our product page.
August 22nd, 2012
Wounded no. 51 APR Audi R8 Grand-Am Records Season Best Finish of 9th
August 22, 2012 (Opelika, Ala.) – It may not have happened in a way the team had hoped, but APR Motorsport recorded their first top-ten of the 2012 GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series at the Montreal 200 at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on Saturday afternoon.
After starting ninth in the no. 51 APR Motorsport Audi R8 Grand-Am, Dr. Jim Norman survived the always-crazy opening lap at Montreal – albeit with slight contact with a Mazda RX-8 from behind – and settled into a nice rhythm …
August 22nd, 2012
APR’s Transverse 2.0 TFSI Valvelift K04 Turbocharger System will upgrade your current factory rated 211hp and 258lb-ft engine with all of the necessary OEM components from Audi TT-S and meticulously recalibrated Engine Management to produce 346 horsepower and 377lb-ft of torque on 93 octane gas.
Reliability, drivability, stealth and enhanced performance that cannot be bested are the highlights of APR’s newest OEM-component based conversion package.
APR’s engineers have expertly recalibrated the engine management system to allow for nearly flat torque delivery from 2000 RPM to 5000 RPM which results in a smooth linear pull throughout the power band. …
August 16th, 2012
For the First Time, an Audi R8 Will Race in Canada As Grand-Am Visits Montreal
August 16, 2012 (Opelika, Ala.) -The Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series annual visit to Montreal will finally give Canadian race fans their first chance to see and hear the Audi R8 Grand-Am. It will also give APR Motorsport’s Dr. Jim Norman and Dion von Moltke a chance to finish what they started last week in Watkins Glen.
This weekend’s Montreal 200 at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve is the tenth of twelve rounds in the 2012 Rolex Series, and sees the APR Motorsport team …
August 15th, 2012
APR and Volkswagen are pleased to be the title sponsor of the Fastivus 2012 SoCal Track Day Event and GTG. The event’s roots date back several years with a heavy focus on Volkswagen’s top tier sports car, the Golf R32, and is now open to all VW makes and models!
APR will be on location with over $5,500 in free giveaways, including APR ECU upgrades, APR High Pressure Fuel Pump and, thanks to our partner BFGoodrich, a brand new set of g-Force Sport COMP-2 tires! Other vendors in the industry will also be on …
August 14th, 2012
Strongest Performance to Date for APR Audi R8 Grand-Am, Dr. Jim Norman, and Dion von Moltke Goes Unrewarded
August 14, 2012 (Opelika, Ala.) – The day had gone to plan for the APR Motorsport team at the Continental Tire 200 on the short course at Watkins Glen International. After a strong opening stint for Dr. Jim Norman, who started 11th and ran as high as fourth, his teammate Dion von Moltke had the no. 51 APR Audi R8 Grand-Am in sixth position with thirty minutes remaining in the two-hour race.
Good on fuel and running a strong …
August 14th, 2012
APR is Pleased to Announce In House ECU Flashing at APR Dealers Around the Globe.
Starting today, APR began shipping the highly anticipated APR 2.5 TFSI & 5.2L FSI V10 ECU Flashing Interface to APR Dealers around the globe. This will allow APR dealers to flash stock or upgraded ECUs, in house, without ever sending the ECU 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 APR software is downloaded.
Select ECUs from the …
August 10th, 2012
After Setbacks at the Six-Hour, Team Is Looking For a Better Result
August 10, 2012 (Opelika, Ala.) – Watkins Glen was not very kind to APR Motorsport the last time the team from Opelika, Ala., was there.
Competing with two cars in the Rolex Series for the first time, both the no. 51 and no. 52 APR Audi R8 Grand-Am’s ran within the top-10 during the opening hour of the race before being slowed by similar suspension problems that sent both cars behind the pit wall for repairs. After the high of seeing the no. 52 car …
August 7th, 2012
Ian Baas Lands on Touring Car Podium With Last Lap Heroics at Cadillac Grand Prix Presented by Stoptech
August 7, 2012 (Opelika, Ala.) – APR Motorsport’s Ian Baas survived heavy rain, a drive-through penalty, and wayward GT cars in the Pirelli World Challenge Championships’ Cadillac Grand Prix Presented by Stoptech at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course to claim a podium spot on Sunday, in the second of two Pirelli World Challenge races, in his no. 49 APR VW GTI.
In Saturday’s race, the team elected to put Baas’ no. 49 …
August 3rd, 2012
Team is set for Season Debut in SCCA World Challenge with Ian Baas and Alex Popow
August 1, 2012 (Opelika, Ala.) Somehow, APR Motorsport managed to survive the madness of the Grand-Am Brickyard Sports Car Challenge over the weekend with two whole cars from the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge intact. So the team is doing the logical thing – taking them to compete in this weekend’s Pirelli World Challenge Championships double-header at the Mid-Ohio sports car course.
APR Motorsport will enter two VW’s in the Touring Class at this weekend’s Cadillac Mid-Ohio Grand Prix …