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Mid-Season Roundup

Mid-Season Roundup

It’s been one of my busier summers so far, having nine race weekends in the last two-and-a-half months. At the same time it has been a summer of mixed fortunes, with some very high moments and equally low moments. We went into ADAC GT Masters […]

Dream debut for HCB-Rutronik Racing

Dream debut for HCB-Rutronik Racing

Last weekend, the opening event of the ADAC GT Masters season took place in Oschersleben. In changeable weather, with a record fan attendance, HCB-Rutronik Racing made its race debut in the series and impressed with a podium finish in the first race. South African Kelvin […]

Blog Post: March & April Update

Blog Post: March & April Update

It’s been a pretty busy couple of weeks, so here’s a quick update on what’s been happening. My ADAC GT Masters program was announced, where I will be driving for HCB-Rutronik Racing alongside a good friend and someone I rate very highly, Patric Niederhauser. It’s […]

Van Der Linde Going for Hat Trick in Third Intercontinental GT Challenge California 8 Hours

Van Der Linde Going for Hat Trick in Third Intercontinental GT Challenge California 8 Hours

Audi Sport customer racing holds a record in the Intercontinental GT Challenge, the world’s most prestigious GT3 racing series. The Audi R8 LMS has been unbeaten to date in the California 8 Hours in the United States. Following two straight victories, Audi is now aiming […]

Busy January. Dubai, Daytona and Bathurst

Busy January. Dubai, Daytona and Bathurst

January has been a busy month so far for Kelvin, having been contracted for the 24H of Dubai, 24H of Daytona and the Bathurst 12 Hour.  The new season already got going very early this year with the first test before the 24H of Daytona […]

Win in Laguna Seca and third manufacturers’ title for Audi

Win in Laguna Seca and third manufacturers’ title for Audi

Spectacular finale at the fourth and final round of the Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC): At Laguna Seca/USA, Audi Sport customer racing turned a nine-point deficit into an 11-point advantage to secure the title in the manufacturers’ classification for the third consecutive time. This was thanks […]

Superb Podium Finish at the Suzuka 10 Hours

Superb Podium Finish at the Suzuka 10 Hours

The Audi Sport Team Absolute Racing celebrated a superb podium in the Suzuka 10 Hours this passed weekend. Audi Sport drivers Christopher Haase/Kelvin van der Linde/Markus Winkelhock brought their #6 Audi R8 LMS home in third place after the ten hour-long race. The 47th running […]

Podium for the VDL Bros in the 24H of Spa!

Podium for the VDL Bros in the 24H of Spa!

Audi Sport customer racing took third place on the podium in the overall classification in the 70th running of the Spa 24 Hours. The brothers Sheldon and Kelvin van der Linde finished third together with Jeffrey Schmidt. A change to the performance categorization on race […]

Disappointment for Audi in Nürburgring 24 Hours

Disappointment for Audi in Nürburgring 24 Hours

In the 46th running of the Nürburgring 24 Hours, the Eifel region revealed itself at its worst: Audi Sport customer racing had traveled to the world’s biggest automobile race as title defenders, but together with its customer teams suffered some bitter setbacks in the battle […]

Season Update. Win in Blancpain GT and Podiums in ADAC GT Masters.

Season Update. Win in Blancpain GT and Podiums in ADAC GT Masters.

The start to the 2018 has been a successful one for Kelvin van der Linde. Having secured his first podium of the year at the Brazilian Stock Car race in Sao Paulo, Kelvin has enjoyed a good start to his Blancpain GT and GT Masters […]