Audi R8 LMS: ready for the Grand Am

Audi R8 LMSAfter some modifications, the Audi R8 LMS has been approved for the championship Grand Am His debut should take place at Daytona in January.

This summer, after several months of development, the Ferrari 458 Italia Grand Am made ​​its debut on the track. In the coming weeks, a fireball of a competitor who would do the same. Audi has indeed for its R8 LMS receive approval to compete in the league in Grand Am GT class.

To get the precious document, the Ingolstadt firm had to make some changes on his race car. Including the chassis, bodywork, engine and suspension with such a reduced power around 460 horses. Facilities needed to meet the Grand Am championship.

Now approved, the Audi R8 LMS Grand Am is expected to debut next January at the 24 hours of Daytona (28-29 January 2012). With, hopefully for the brand as successful as the LMS R8 (pictured) who, after winning the 24 hours of Spa this summer, has just won his 100 th race since joining the competition.

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