January 31st, 2013
Despite setbacks, team leaves Daytona optimistic for rest of season
January 31, 2013 (Opelika, Ala.) – Starting at the back of the field for Friday’s BMW Performance 200, the no. 171 and no. 181 APR VW Jetta GLI’s were on the move at the start of the two hour and thirty minute Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge.
Rookies Diego Duez, in the no. 181 APR VW Jetta GLI, and Michael Taylor, in the no. 171 APR VW Jetta GLI, drove above their experience level as both made up several positions during the opening hour of the …
January 30th, 2013
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Team recovers from costly penalty to contend for win in team’s second attempt at Rolex 24 at Daytona
January 30, 2013 (Daytona Beach, Fla.) – It was a charge from the back for the four drivers of the no. 52 APR Audi R8 Grand-Am. Ian Baas, Marc Basseng, Rene Rast and Frank Stippler’s combined efforts brought their silver Audi from three laps down to nearly win the GT race in the 51st Rolex 24 at Daytona.
After qualifying tenth, Rast had the no. 52 APR Audi R8 marching towards the front of the field …
January 25th, 2013
Team will run Live Blog throughout Rolex 24 at Daytona
January 25, 2012 (Daytona Beach, Fla.) – A strong qualifying session highlighted a busy day for the APR Motorsport team at Daytona International Speedway on Thursday.
In the stacked thirty-four car GT field Rene Rast drove to 11th place in the day’s qualifying session in the no. 52 APR Audi R8 Grand-Am. Such was the depth of the GT field at the Rolex 24 at Daytona that Rast’s time was less than a second behind the pole sitting car. Rast, …
January 24th, 2013
Michael Taylor to become youngest-ever driver in CTSCC, while race-winner Aleks Altberg to partner with Diego Duez in second APR Motorsport VW
January 24, 2013 (Opelika, Ala.) – Looking to continue its race winning tradition in the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge, APR Motorsport has finalized its driver lineup for this weekend’s BMW Performance 200 at Daytona International Speedway.
In addition to the no. 171 APR VW that will be driven by South African rookie Michael Taylor and GRAND-AM veteran Ian Baas, Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge race-winner Aleks Altberg, from Renton, Washington …
January 18th, 2013
Team adds Canadian David Empringham to no. 51 APR Audi R8
January 18, 2013 (Opelika, Ala.) – The changes are more than just skin deep for the pair of Audi R8’s that APR Motorsport will field at next weekend’s 51st Rolex 24 at Daytona. After last year, in which APR Motorsport helped to bring the Audi R8 GRAND-AM to it’s first Rolex 24, the team is returning with a pair of Audi R8’s capable of running at the front.
With striking new liveries for both the no. 51 and no. 52 APR Audi R8 GRAND-AM …
January 17th, 2013
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January 7th, 2013
Congratulations to Kris J. of New Jersey for winning the APR Stage III Raffle! You can read his reaction online at VWVortex. Thank you to everyone who participated and good luck again next season!
January 3rd, 2013
Matt Bell, John Farano, Alex Figge and Dave Lacey will team up in no. 51 APR Audi R8; Ian Baas will join no. 52 APR Audi R8
January 2, 2013 (Opelika, Ala.) – Not only is APR Motorsport unveiling a new-look testing livery for this weekend’s Roar Before the 24, but the team is proud to announce its driver lineup for the 51st Rolex 24 at Daytona. Americans Matt Bell and Alex Figge will join Canadians John Farano and Dave Lacey in the no. 51 APR Audi R8.
Additionally, APR Motorsport driver Ian Baas will compete …