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The Audi R18 E-TRON Quattro is Incredible

The Audi R18 E-TRON Quattro is Incredible

A twofold quantity of hybrid energy, fundamentally revised aerodynamics, the next step in lightweight design and a lot of detailed work characterize the fifth generation of the Audi R18. “The possibilities of the revolutionary regulations that have been in effect for LMP sports cars since 2014 are far from having…
Audi Sport: Green Light for 2015 Season

Audi Sport: Green Light for 2015 Season

“We have a lot on our agenda for this year,” says Head of Audi Motorsport Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich with respect to the extended motorsport program of AUDI AG. “Here at the new Competence Center Motorsport in Neuburg we’ve created perfect prerequisites for this. We all feel comfortable in the new…
STRONG AUDI SHOWING IN DTM FINALE AT HOCKENHEIM

STRONG AUDI SHOWING IN DTM FINALE AT HOCKENHEIM

Strong showing by the four rings in the DTM finale at Hockenheim (Sunday live on ‘Das Erste’ starting 13.30): Miguel Molina, Mattias Ekström and Edoardo Mortara secured the best three grid positions for Audi for the last race of the year. Six Audi RS 5 DTM cars in total made…
TIMO SCHEIDER CLINCHES THIRD PLACE FOR AUDI

TIMO SCHEIDER CLINCHES THIRD PLACE FOR AUDI

Audi driver Timo Scheider clinched third place, marking his first podium result of the season, at the Lausitzring in front of 58,000 spectators (throughout the weekend).  On an initially wet track, the two-time DTM Champion in the AUTO TEST Audi RS 5 DTM of Audi Sport Team Phoenix was in the…
AUDI DRIVERS SCORE WITH RECOVERIES

AUDI DRIVERS SCORE WITH RECOVERIES

As expected: The Red Bull Ring at Spielberg (Austria) guarantees particularly spectacular DTM races. 47,500 spectators (throughout the weekend) saw gripping duels, strange incidents and, in spite of a difficult starting base, four Audi RS 5 DTM cars in the top eight.  Following the first half of a season that was…
LUCAS DI GRASSI LEADS THE WAY IN SECOND DONINGTON PARK TEST

LUCAS DI GRASSI LEADS THE WAY IN SECOND DONINGTON PARK TEST

 E.dams-Renault’s Sebastien Buemi set the fastest time during today’s maiden official test for the new FIA Formula E Championship at Donington Park, as fans got their first glimpse of the new all-electric series. The first of five public tests took place at the Leicestershire circuit in dry, bright conditions and…
STRONG AUDI PERFORMANCE AT THE NORISRING

STRONG AUDI PERFORMANCE AT THE NORISRING

The dream of clinching a home victory in the DTM race at the Norisring has not come true for Audi again this year. Still, 121,000 spectators (throughout the weekend) saw an impressive performance by the brand with the four rings that managed to clearly extend its advantage in the manufacturers’…
SECOND 24-HOUR RACE VICTORY FOR AUDI WITHIN SEVEN DAYS

SECOND 24-HOUR RACE VICTORY FOR AUDI WITHIN SEVEN DAYS

Audi has won the Nürburgring 24 Hours exactly one week following the brand’s 13th success in the Le Mans 24 Hours. Phoenix Racing with the Audi R8 LMS ultra celebrated a hard-fought victory in its home round in the Eifel. Ernst Moser’s squad had previously taken the honours in the race through…
TRIUMPH AT LE MANS: AUDI DEFEATS PORSCHE AND TOYOTA

TRIUMPH AT LE MANS: AUDI DEFEATS PORSCHE AND TOYOTA

In front of nearly 300,000 spectators, Audi continued its unique string of victories in the Le Mans 24 Hours. In the 82nd running of the world’s most important endurance race, Marcel Fässler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer (CH/D/F) and Lucas di Grassi/Marc Gené/Tom Kristensen (BR/E/DK) made for a one-two Audi victory. It marked the…
AUDI WINS RACE BEFORE THE RACE

AUDI WINS RACE BEFORE THE RACE

 Audi has won a ‘race before the race’ in the Le Mans 24 Hours. Following the serious accident on Wednesday, the mechanics of Audi Sport Team Joest managed to prepare the #1 Audi R18 e-tron quattro from scratch again in record time overnight – a feat that caused a sensation…
NIGHT SHIFT FOR AUDI AT LE MANS

NIGHT SHIFT FOR AUDI AT LE MANS

 Numerous incidents and red flags marked the first qualifying day for the Le Mans 24 Hours. After a shortened first qualifying session, Audi Sport Team Joest temporarily maintains grid positions five and six. The third Audi R18 e-tron quattro, following an accident in free practice, was not able to participate…
AUDI RECEIVES ENTHUSIASTIC WELCOME AT LE MANS

AUDI RECEIVES ENTHUSIASTIC WELCOME AT LE MANS

The traditional Scrutineering at Place de la République marked the beginning of the ‘final countdown’ to the 82nd running of the Le Mans 24 Hours that will be started by Formula 1 driver Fernando Alonso at 3 p.m. local time on Saturday. A large number of fans and photographers –…
SUCCESSFUL LE MANS 24 HOUR TEST FOR AUDI R18 E-TRON QUATTRO

SUCCESSFUL LE MANS 24 HOUR TEST FOR AUDI R18 E-TRON QUATTRO

Audi intensively used the only testing opportunity for the Le Mans 24 Hours at the ‘Circuit des 24 Heures.’ The three R18 e-tron quattro cars on a total of 284 laps completed an aggregate of 3,870 kilometres before the 82nd running of the iconic endurance race on June 14 and 15. The…
MIGUEL MOLINA SHINES FOR AUDI IN HUNGARY

MIGUEL MOLINA SHINES FOR AUDI IN HUNGARY

33,000 spectators, including a large number of employees of the Audi plant Győr, experienced a spectacular DTM weekend at the Hungaroring near Budapest and another strong showing by the Audi RS 5 DTM. Miguel Molina, on finishing the race as the runner-up, managed to clinch the best result in his…
AUDI TRAVELS AS LEADER TO DTM AT BUDAPEST

AUDI TRAVELS AS LEADER TO DTM AT BUDAPEST

Next weekend (May 30 to June 1) the DTM is returning to Budapest after 26 years. Champion Mike Rockenfeller is traveling to round three of the season at the Hungaroring, where the drivers of all three manufacturers had met for pre-season track tests, as the new leader of the standings.…
AUDI PREPARES ‘MEN AND MATERIAL’ FOR LE MANS

AUDI PREPARES ‘MEN AND MATERIAL’ FOR LE MANS

The Le Mans 24 Hours on June 14 and 15 is the season’s pinnacle event every year for Audi Sport Team Joest. It is the world’s major endurance race with the largest number of fans and twice the number of WEC points to be scored. Plus, the preparation for this…
New Track Record in DTM Qualifying by Audi Sport’s Miguel Molina

New Track Record in DTM Qualifying by Audi Sport’s Miguel Molina

‘Magic’ Molina is back. Miguel Molina in the Audi Sport Audi RS 5 DTM of Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline achieved a record lap and a possibly record-breaking advantage in qualifying for the DTM race at Oschersleben. The Spaniard outperformed the second-placed BMW of Hockenheim winner Marco Wittmann by more…
AUDI DEVELOPS SOPHISTICATED AERODYNAMICS FOR LE MANS

AUDI DEVELOPS SOPHISTICATED AERODYNAMICS FOR LE MANS

The Audi R18 e-tron quattro uses less fuel than any of its predecessors. In addition to the powertrain, aerodynamics makes a significant contribution to achieving excellent lap times with low fuel consumption. At round two of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at Spa (Belgium), the second body version of…
AUDI TRAVELS TO DTM AT OSCHERSLEBEN WITH TAILWIND

AUDI TRAVELS TO DTM AT OSCHERSLEBEN WITH TAILWIND

Next weekend (May 16 to 18) the DTM is entering its next round at Oschersleben near Magdeburg. The DTM season opener at Hockenheim gave a good foretaste of what the fans can expect this year: thrilling action until the chequered flag is waved, door-to-door duels for positions and extreme competitiveness…
2014 AUDI R8 LMS CUP BOASTS STRONG FIELD

2014 AUDI R8 LMS CUP BOASTS STRONG FIELD

The Audi R8 LMS Cup is about to start its third season. With up to 24 entrants in the field it is more popular than ever and with a new push-to-pass system offers even more overtaking maneuvers than before. Among others, the driver line-up includes the Swiss Rahel Frey, the…
Audi Looks to Defend Title in Season Opener at Hockenheim

Audi Looks to Defend Title in Season Opener at Hockenheim

New faces, new cars, new rules: The DTM is starting the 2014 season with a fresh breeze. The season opener at Hockenheim (May 2 to 4) marks the beginning of the title defense project for Audi and the reigning Champion Mike Rockenfeller. The squad of Audi Sport has newly developed…