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    • Unitronic tuned MKIII Audi TT-RS wins 1st place overall and 1st in class at 2019 OLOA (One lap of America)

      This is big. There is typing about tunes on forums and comparings dynographs and then putting the software to the test. One Lap of America or OLOA is a giant test of not only performance but reliability.


      Suffice it to say, Unitronic has their Stage 2 E85 2.5 TFSI Tune dialed in. The Audi TT-RS running their tune not only won its class but took the overall victory.

      This is a competition that lasts eight straight days with over 4000 miles driven. It includes the skidpad, roadcourse, auto cross, drag racing, bracket racing, etc. The third generation Audi TT-RS platform itself deserves major props as well.

      The competition in the field was top notch:

      Quote Originally Posted by Unitronic
      This year’s entry list consisted of a stacked field with 77 total entries, included the likes of a 2018 McLaren 720S, a 2018 Porsche GT2 RS, three different Porsche GT3 RS’s, a 1000-hp Nissan GTR, a Dodge Viper ACR, and plenty of other potent track-ready vehicles.
      Check it out:


      Hackbarth and co-pilot Brandon Ranvek managed to turn heads all week, taking home the Overall Win finishing 1st Place Overall and 1st Place in Class (SGT-1 SB) with Hackbarth’s Unitronic Stage 2 E85 powered 2018 Audi TT RS (One Lap TT RS on Facebook).

      Ranvek said, “Winning the 2019 Brock Yates Tire Rack One Lap of America is a special accomplishment that we could not have done on our own. We knew the Audi platform would be strong but the strength of the team went far beyond ourselves. Huge high fives to the experts at Unitronic who have dialed in the engine and trans tuning to deliver incredible performance. The car ran flawless over 4,000 transit miles and 18 track competitions in just 8 days!” This is the first time in One Lap of America’s 36-year history that an Audi has taken home the overall event win, thanks to some ace driving from the Hackbarth and Ranvek duo. Ranvek continued, “It feels like we are only scratching the surface with road course capabilities of this chassis which is very exciting. We can’t wait to raise the bar even further with the world class expertise from our partners at Unitronic.”

      Commending on the 2.5TFSI EVO tuning marketing, Hackbarth said, “In our search for the ultimate tuning solution we nearly gave up on the platform. One of the highly regarded tuning companies could not get our TT RS around the track without major issues and I began to lack confidence that I had picked the right platform for our endgame, [which was] winning One Lap of America. I reached out to John Staffi at Unitronic, I was able to tell within 5 minutes of our phone call that Unitronic had a much better, more refined, and a much more thought-out and thorough approach to tuning than many other aftermarket companies I've dealt with. The results tell you we made the right choice, our car finished, won, and did so without a blemish, all while delivering the power!”
      One Lap TT RS 2018 Audi TT RS #OLOA2019 Accomplishments

      1st Place Overall — One Lap of America 2019
      1st Place in Class (SGT-1 SB) — One Lap of America 2019
      2nd Place — Grissom Air Force Base (Day 1, Event 2)
      5th Place — Nelson Ledges (Day 2, Event 1)
      5th Place — Nelson Ledges (Day 2, Event 2)
      7th Place — Road America (Day 3, Event 1)
      6th Place — Road America (Day 3, Event 2)
      2nd Place — Brainerd International Raceway (Day 4, Event 1)
      1st Place — Brainerd International Raceway (Day 4, Event 2)
      2nd Place — Brainerd Drag Racing (Day 4, Event 3)
      4th Place (T) — Brainerd Drag Racing (Day 4, Event 4)
      1st Place — Motorsports Park Hastings (Day 5, Event 1)
      3rd Place — Motorsports Park Hastings (Day 5, Event 2)
      3rd Place — NCM Motorsports Park (Day 7, Event 1)
      1st Place — NCM Motorsports Park (Day 7, Event 2)
      2nd Place — NCM Motorsports Park (Day 7, Event 3)

      This is quite the feather in Unitronic's cap. 1st place in class would be special but 1st place overall? Even slaying the Viper ACR and McLaren 720S? As some might say, winning big league.

      A Unitronic Stage 2 E85 tuned RS3 also managed to place 3rd in class.


      The most important thing? Both Unitronic cars did not skip a beat the entire event which is a marathon and not a sprint. If they can survive the 2019 OLOA, they can survive whatever you throw at them commuting that is for sure.

      Congratulations to all involved!








      More details: https://www.getunitronic.com/news/un...f-america-2019

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      1. richpike's Avatar
        richpike -
        That’s crazy impressive. Giant slayers!

        -Rich