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Audi Motorsport-Newsletter 14/2013 Audi expands with GT3 race series in Asia WEC one-two victory for Audi at Silverstone Audi Motorsport-Newsletter 10/2013 Audi delivers 100th customer race car Important test for the Audi RS5 DTM Audi welcomes US DTM initiative Audi Motorsport-Newsletter 08/2013 Audi Motorsport-Newsletter 07/2013 World Premiere in Geneva: Audi RS5 DTM
Audi Motorsport-Newsletter 14/2013
Audi Motorsport-Newsletter 14/2013
Written By: AUDI AG

Actor Wotan Wilke Möhring, Allan McNish and Felix Baumgartner attend DTM opening round at Hockenheim. Rahel Frey celebrates her debut in the Audi R8 LMS Cup in China. Successes for the Audi R8 LMS in Sweden and Brazil....

Audi expands with GT3 race series in Asia
Audi expands with GT3 race series in Asia
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi expands from China into other Asian markets with the Audi R8 LMS Cup. Following the successful premiere season in China in 2012, Audi’s first one-make race series worldwide will now visit circuits in South Korea, Malaysia and Macau...

WEC one-two victory for Audi at Silverstone
WEC one-two victory for Audi at Silverstone
Written By: AUDI AG

2013 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) in World Champion’s style. The two Audi R18 e-tron quattro cars dominated the Silverstone 6 Hours and deservingly clinched a one-two victory...

Audi Motorsport-Newsletter 10/2013
Audi Motorsport-Newsletter 10/2013
Written By: AUDI AG

The Audi drivers complete their dress rehearsal for the DTM season opener during a test at the Hockenheimring...

Audi delivers 100th customer race car
Audi delivers 100th customer race car
Written By: AUDI AG

Newcomer to Audi Sport customer racing: Team MS RACING is switching to Audi and will be fielding two new R8 LMS ultra cars in the 2013 ADAC GT Masters...

Important test for the Audi RS5 DTM
Important test for the Audi RS5 DTM
Written By: AUDI AG

Only five weeks to go before the new DTM season starts at the Hockenheimring. During testing at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona/Spain, the Audi DTM drivers spooled off over 7,000 kilometers ...

Audi welcomes US DTM initiative
Audi welcomes US DTM initiative
Written By: AUDI AG

A new and promising opportunity in motorsport opens up for Audi: as announced at a press conference today in New York, the organizers of NASCAR and GRAND-AM plan a US based race series for DTM racecars like the Audi RS 5 DTM...

Audi Motorsport-Newsletter 08/2013
Audi Motorsport-Newsletter 08/2013
Written By: AUDI AG

All eight Audi drivers are traveling to Barcelona (Spain) for the first joint DTM-tests. Ferdinand and Johannes Stuck rely on Audi on the Nordschleife of the Nürburgring...

Audi Motorsport-Newsletter 07/2013
Audi Motorsport-Newsletter 07/2013
Written By: AUDI AG

In the brief interview, new signing Jamie Green talks about his initial experiences with Audi, his team and the RS 5 DTM...

World Premiere in Geneva: Audi RS5 DTM
World Premiere in Geneva: Audi RS5 DTM
Written By: AUDI AG

Tuesday afternoon presented the racecar for the DTM 2013 – the Audi RS 5 DTM. The driver line-up for the new DTM season is also fixed....

Audi Motorsport-Newsletter 06/2013
Audi Motorsport-Newsletter 06/2013
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi presents its driver teams for the DTM 2013 at the International Motor Show in Geneva on Tuesday. Timo Scheider confronts extreme challenges away from the race track...

World premiere on Red Square: Audi A5 DTM in Moscow
World premiere on Red Square: Audi A5 DTM in Moscow
Written By: AUDI AG

On August 4, 2013 the DTM will be entering new territory to contest a race in Russia for the first time in its near 30-year history...

Audi R8 LMS ultra Team Novadriver team presentation
Audi R8 LMS ultra Team Novadriver team presentation
Written By: AUDI AG

The Portuguese Audi customer team Novadriver will not only defend its title in the Portuguese GT Championship with the Audi R8 LMS in the 2013 season...

Mission title defense Audi nominates driver line-ups for WEC 2013
Mission title defense Audi nominates driver line-ups for WEC 2013
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi has established powerful driver pairings for its commitment in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). The respective entries were confirmed today by the Selection Committee of the ACO and the FIA...

One-two victory for Audi customer teams at Daytona
One-two victory for Audi customer teams at Daytona
Written By: AUDI AG

At the Daytona 24 Hours, the Audi R8 GRAND-AM has made its best showing to date: Filipe Albuquerque/Oliver Jarvis/Edoardo Mortara/Dion von Moltke won the GT category in a dramatic finale...

Audi on third row of the grid at Daytona
Audi on third row of the grid at Daytona
Written By: AUDI AG

The best Audi R8 GRAND-AM will be starting into the 24-hour race at Daytona (Florida) from the third row. ...

Audi to compete with two R18 e-tron quattro cars at Sebring
Audi to compete with two R18 e-tron quattro cars at Sebring
Written By: AUDI AG

March 16, 2013 will mark the end of an era as the world’s highest-caliber sports cars are running at the tradition-steeped Sebring 12 Hours for the last time...

New-Look APR Audi R8s Set for 24 Hour Attack on Daytona
New-Look APR Audi R8s Set for 24 Hour Attack on Daytona
Written By: APR LLC

Team adds Canadian David Empringham to no. 51 APR Audi R8...

Audi customers are set for Daytona
Audi customers are set for Daytona
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi Sport customer racing is promoting the Audi R8 and the U.S. racing version of the fascinating mid-engine sports car ...

Jamie Green has arrived at Audi
Jamie Green has arrived at Audi
Written By: AUDI AG

Jamie Green, who will be competing for Audi in the DTM in 2013, had his first appointment in Ingolstadt...

APR Motorsport Sets Driver Lineup for Rolex 24 at Daytona
APR Motorsport Sets Driver Lineup for Rolex 24 at Daytona
Written By: APR LLC

Not only is APR Motorsport unveiling a new-look testing livery for this weekend's Roar Before the 24...

Audi banks on hybrid technology
Audi banks on hybrid technology
Written By: AUDI AG

Eleven victories at the Le Mans 24 Hours, ten successes at the Sebring 12 Hours, nine titles in the American Le Mans Series ...

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 48/2012
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 48/2012
Written By: AUDI AG

Kristensen in inspirational form at the Race of Champions...

Audi signs
Audi signs "King of the Norisring"
Written By: AUDI AG

\Jamie Green to compete for Audi in the DTM starting in 2013...

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 47/2012: Numerous accolades for Audi
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 47/2012: Numerous accolades for Audi
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi Sport and its drivers received various awards for a successful 2012 season....

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 44/2012
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 44/2012
Written By: AUDI AG

Under the eyes of Olympic fencing gold medalist Britta Heidemann, Marchy Lee became the first title winner of the Audi R8 LMS Cup at Shanghai...

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 43/2012
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 43/2012
Written By: AUDI AG

Title in Spain for the Audi R8 LMS ultra...

Audi provides 2012 WEC World Champions
Audi provides 2012 WEC World Champions
Written By: AUDI AG

In the Manufacturers World Championship of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) Audi had been out of reach by its competitors since August...

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 41/2012
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 41/2012
Written By: AUDI AG

As of 2014, the Japanese Super GT will adopt the Technical Regulations of the DTM. During the DTM finale at Hockenheim...

Disappointing DTM finale for Audi
Disappointing DTM finale for Audi
Written By: AUDI AG

128,000 spectators in perfect weather witnessed a nail-biting finale of the 2012 DTM season...

Audi Motorsport-Newsletter 40/2012
Audi Motorsport-Newsletter 40/2012
Written By: AUDI AG

Customer Team WRT wins Blancpain Endurance Series ...

Audi occupies two podium places in Japan
Audi occupies two podium places in Japan
Written By: AUDI AG

Two podium places in the Far East: Audi had to settle for positions two and three at the seventh round of the FIA World Championship ...

Motorsport Newsletter 39/2012: Audi factory drivers in worldwide demand
Motorsport Newsletter 39/2012: Audi factory drivers in worldwide demand
Written By: AUDI AG

In what was a race-free week for them, the Audi factory drivers were in high demand as interview guests, participants and partners ...

Audi looks forward to Japan premiere
Audi looks forward to Japan premiere
Written By: AUDI AG

After the fifth victory of the season in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), Audi is traveling to Japan with eager anticipation...

APR Audi R8 GRAND-AM finishes second at season finale
APR Audi R8 GRAND-AM finishes second at season finale
Written By: Audi of America

The 13th round of the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series at Lime Rock proved successful for the Audi R8 GRAND-AM race car...

Audi takes lead in the DTM manufacturers’ championship
Audi takes lead in the DTM manufacturers’ championship
Written By: AUDI AG

The aim has been achieved: In the Spanish DTM round at Valencia, Audi took the lead in the manufacturers’ championship ...

Audi one-two victory in the heat of Bahrain
Audi one-two victory in the heat of Bahrain
Written By: AUDI AG

One-two success in the desert of Sakhir: Marcel Fässler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer in the Audi R18 e-tron quattro ...

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 37/2012: Craig Lowndes wins with Audi in Australia
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 37/2012: Craig Lowndes wins with Audi in Australia
Written By: AUDI AG

The multiple Australian touring car Champion Craig Lowndes celebrated a race victory and a further podium finish in an Audi R8 LMS ultra ...

Audi’s Le Mans winning trio extends lead of the Championship standings in Brazil
Audi’s Le Mans winning trio extends lead of the Championship standings in Brazil
Written By: AUDI AG

In the fifth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at São Paulo, the Audi R18 had to admit defeat for the first time this season. ...

Audi without racing luck at Oschersleben DTM
Audi without racing luck at Oschersleben DTM
Written By: AUDI AG

Last year’s winner Mattias Ekström will start from position five on the grid into the DTM race at the Motorsport Arena Oschersleben near ...

Audi R18 embarks on tour around the world
Audi R18 embarks on tour around the world
Written By: AUDI AG

High suspense in the second half of the season: After the early title win* in the manufacturers’ classification of the FIA World Endurance Championship ...

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 34/2012: Audi factory drivers are popular ambassadors
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 34/2012: Audi factory drivers are popular ambassadors
Written By: AUDI AG

After victories in the WEC and DTM on the final weekend in August, the Audi drivers were popular ambassadors for their brand at various events in the following week....

Audi World Champions after fourth race of the WEC Silverstone
Audi World Champions after fourth race of the WEC Silverstone
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi with perfect record at half-way stage: In an exciting battle of the concepts the hybrid technology in the Audi R18 e-tron quattro ...

Audi one-two-three victory at DTM Zandvoort
Audi one-two-three victory at DTM Zandvoort
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi is the first manufacturer to have achieved a one-two-three victory in the 2012 DTM...

Lucas di Grassi to compete for Audi in Brazil
Lucas di Grassi to compete for Audi in Brazil
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi has signed Lucas di Grassi, a local driver with Formula One experience, for the fifth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) on September 15....

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 32/2012: DTM exhibition opened in Ingolstadt
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 32/2012: DTM exhibition opened in Ingolstadt
Written By: AUDI AG

Race touring cars from more than 20 years will be on display at the Audi museum mobile in Ingolstadt until October 31 for visitors to marvel at....

Edoardo Mortara clinches podium for Audi at Nürburgring
Edoardo Mortara clinches podium for Audi at Nürburgring
Written By: AUDI AG

With a second place at the Nürburgring, Audi started into the second half of the DTM season. At the event, Edoardo Mortara and Mike Rockenfeller ...

Hot summer for Audi Sport
Hot summer for Audi Sport
Written By: AUDI AG

Summer break in Germany – except at Audi Sport: the squad around Head of Audi Motorsport Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich is working hard these days...

DTM history at the Audi museum mobile
DTM history at the Audi museum mobile
Written By: AUDI AG

In its “Good Times” exhibition, the Audi museum mobile shows more than 20 years of DTM history at Audi. Visitors can relive many magical moments in which Audi racing teams ...

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 30/2012 Mike Rockenfeller in A1 e-tron in London
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 30/2012 Mike Rockenfeller in A1 e-tron in London
Written By: AUDI AG

The two Audi works drivers Mike Rockenfeller and André Lotterer visited two venues in two cities in which Audi grabbed the headlines with two unusual appearances....

The next historic success for Audi
The next historic success for Audi
Written By: AUDI AG

For the second consecutive time, the Audi R8 won the most important endurance race for GT3 sports cars - thus writing another chapter of motorsport history....

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 28/2012: Eight Audi factory drivers attend employees’ day
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 28/2012: Eight Audi factory drivers attend employees’ day
Written By: AUDI AG

On Saturday, employees of the Technical Development (TE) of AUDI AG and their families gained a fascinating insight into the work of Audi Sport....

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 26/2012: Neckarsulm welcomes Le Mans winners
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 26/2012: Neckarsulm welcomes Le Mans winners
Written By: AUDI AG

Three weeks after the historical triumph in the world’s most prestigious endurance race, the 24 Hours of Le Mans...

Audi A5 DTM runs at Munich’s Olympic Stadium
Audi A5 DTM runs at Munich’s Olympic Stadium
Written By: AUDI AG

For the second consecutive time, the DTM is visiting Munich’s Olympic Stadium – a perfect opportunity for motorsport fans to enjoy a close-up experience of the new Audi A5 DTM ...

Great disappointment for Audi at Norisring DTM 2012
Great disappointment for Audi at Norisring DTM 2012
Written By: AUDI AG

A starting accident deprived Audi of the chance for victory in the DTM home round at the Norisring...

Audi at the Norisring: project home victory
Audi at the Norisring: project home victory
Written By: AUDI AG

For the fans, the Norisring race is the absolute highlight on the DTM’s race calendar. For Audi, it is a home round...

Historic triumph: Audi achieves first victory of a hybrid vehicle at Le Mans
Historic triumph: Audi achieves first victory of a hybrid vehicle at Le Mans
Written By: AUDI AG

AUDI AG has achieved another technological milestone in motorsport. On the 80th running of the famous Le Mans 24 Hours, a vehicle with hybrid drive ...

Audi R18 e-tron quattro sets the pace
Audi R18 e-tron quattro sets the pace
Written By: AUDI AG

After the first qualifying session for the 80th running of the Le Mans 24 Hours a car with hybrid drive is at the front of the field for the first time in the history of the endurance classic...

Motorsport Newsletter 22/2012: Audi is ready for the Le Mans 24 Hours
Motorsport Newsletter 22/2012: Audi is ready for the Le Mans 24 Hours
Written By: AUDI AG

In the center of the city of Le Mans, Audi completed the scrutineering process for the 24-hour race in the presence of a large crowd...

First triumph of the new Audi A5 DTM at Red Bull Ring in Austria
First triumph of the new Audi A5 DTM at Red Bull Ring in Austria
Written By: AUDI AG

Huge joy at Audi Sport Team Rosberg: After starting from the pole position, the Italian Edoardo Mortara won the fourth round of the 2012 DTM at the Red Bull Ring in Austria ...

Audi R18 VTG technology for Le Mans success
Audi R18 VTG technology for Le Mans success
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi relies on a highly efficient engine concept in the R18. The interaction between the merely 3.7-liter V6 TDI unit with an unusually designed single turbocharger and VTG technology ...

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 20/2012: Graz welcomes the DTM
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 20/2012: Graz welcomes the DTM
Written By: AUDI AG

A week before the fourth DTM race at the Red Bull Ring the Audi drivers appeared with DTM in front of an enthusiastic public in Graz, the state capital of Styria....

Audi factory drivers look into the future with a digital rear-view mirror
Audi factory drivers look into the future with a digital rear-view mirror
Written By: AUDI AG

When the Audi factory drivers tackle the Le Mans 24 Hours (June 16/17, 2012) a very special technology will enhance their vision...

First Audi overall victory in the Nürburgring 24 Hours
First Audi overall victory in the Nürburgring 24 Hours
Written By: AUDI AG

Erratic weather, an extreme pace, tough competition, bitter setbacks and a great triumph: Audi emerged from a genuine emotional roller-coaster ride as victor of the Nürburgring 24 Hours...

Rocky takes podium for Audi at Brands Hatch
Rocky takes podium for Audi at Brands Hatch
Written By: AUDI AG

Mike Rockenfeller in the new Audi A5 DTM took third place and thus achieved a podium result for Audi in the DTM race at Brands Hatch ...

Oryx Racing has announced that it will miss the next few races of the 2012
Oryx Racing has announced that it will miss the next few races of the 2012
Written By: Oomph! Labs

The Abu Dhabi-based team is targeting a return to competitive racing at Watkins Glen, June 29 – July 1...

Audi ultra: toward Le Mans victory with lightweight design
Audi ultra: toward Le Mans victory with lightweight design
Written By: AUDI AG

Five more weeks to go before the most important race of the year comes up on Audi Sport Team Joest’s agenda: the Le Mans 24 Hours on June ...

Audi 1-2-3-4 victory at Spa on premiere
Audi 1-2-3-4 victory at Spa on premiere
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi delivered a thrilling premiere of two new vehicle models: Romain Dumas/Loïc Duval/Marc Gené won the Spa 6 Hours...

Audi A5 DTM finishes debut on podium
Audi A5 DTM finishes debut on podium
Written By: AUDI AG

In front of an impressive crowd of 142,000 spectators (throughout the weekend) the DTM made a fast and furious start into its new era with a turbulent race at the Hockenheimring...

Audi A5 DTM ready to start from the grid
Audi A5 DTM ready to start from the grid
Written By: AUDI AG

The time has come: The 26th DTM season starts at the Hockenheimring on Sunday. For the new Audi A5 DTM and its competitors, the start can be decisive...

Audi A5 DTM before its racing debut at Hockenheimring 2012
Audi A5 DTM before its racing debut at Hockenheimring 2012
Written By: AUDI AG

Exactly nine months or 275 days after its roll-out, the event where Audi Sport’s youngest baby will begin to run in earnest is now coming up...

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 14/2012: Grand Audi appearance in Wiesbaden
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 14/2012: Grand Audi appearance in Wiesbaden
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi will be making a grand appearance at the DTM presentation next weekend. All eight Audi drivers, the new Audi A5 DTM, and 13 fascinating production cars will be on show....

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 13/2012
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 13/2012
Written By: AUDI AG

The new Audi R8 LMS ultra enjoyed an extremely successful Easter weekend by claiming victories in the FIA GT1 World Championship and the FIA GT3 European Championship...

A5 DTM Audi's 4,000+ piece high-tech jigsaw puzzle
A5 DTM Audi's 4,000+ piece high-tech jigsaw puzzle
Written By: AUDI AG

Suspense is building - among the fans and at the team of Audi Sport. In just three weeks from now the 2012 DTM will start at the Hockenheimring, which marks the beginning of a new era for the popular racing series....

Audi makes colorful visual statement with new A5 DTM
Audi makes colorful visual statement with new A5 DTM
Written By: AUDI AG

Five weeks before the eagerly awaited DTM season opener at the Hockenheimring on April 29 Audi is making a colorful visual statement...

Audi one-two victory at FIA World Endurance Championship opener
Audi one-two victory at FIA World Endurance Championship opener
Written By: AUDI AG

On the R18 TDI’s farewell performance Audi managed a brilliant start into the new FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). With victory by Dindo Capello/Tom Kristensen/Allan McNish the brand celebrated its tenth overall success in total at the famous Sebring 12 Hours ...

Audi gives young talent opportunity in DTM
Audi gives young talent opportunity in DTM
Written By: AUDI AG

Six weeks before the new DTM season opens at the Hockenheimring on April 29 the decision has been made: Audi will be fielding a total of eight vehicles in the competition with BMW and Mercedes-Benz...

A new era begins for Audi at Sebring
A new era begins for Audi at Sebring
Written By: AUDI AG

The 12-hour race at Sebring (U.S. state of Florida) on March 17 is shaped by major developments. For Audi, the new FIA World Endurance Championship ...

Audi brings the quattro back to the race track
Audi brings the quattro back to the race track
Written By: AUDI AG

Motor sport is used yet again by AUDI AG to pioneer new technology: the brand with the four ring’s new Le Mans race car is the world’s first LMP1 car to combine a highly-efficient TDI with a hybrid system...

Audi's 2012 DTM driver line-up confirmed
Audi's 2012 DTM driver line-up confirmed
Written By: AUDI AG

At Audi, the current DTM Champion, the "title defense" project is running at full stretch. A week before the homologation of the new Audi A5 DTM on March 1 ...

Audi R8 LMS as title defender at Bathurst
Audi R8 LMS as title defender at Bathurst
Written By: AUDI AG

The Audi R8 LMS will compete at the 12-hour race at Bathurst on February 26 as the title defender. Audi customer sport celebrated a one-two result on the legendary Australian race track at the beginning of the 2011 season...

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 03/2012: Audi R8 LMS in exotic livery
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 03/2012: Audi R8 LMS in exotic livery
Written By: AUDI AG

The two Phoenix Racing Audi R8 LMS will be two visually striking highlights in the field at the Bathurst 12 hours at the end of February....

Premiere for Audi at the 2012 Daytona 24 Hours
Premiere for Audi at the 2012 Daytona 24 Hours
Written By: AUDI AG

Premiere coincides with anniversary: The Audi R8 GRAND-AM will make its debut on the 50th running of the Daytona 24 Hours from January 26 to 29. Teams APR Motorsport and Oryx Racing are each fielding one of the newly developed customer sport race cars in the GT class of the endurance classic....

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 02/2012: DTM monocoque sets new standards
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 02/2012: DTM monocoque sets new standards
Written By: AUDI AG

The new, standardized monocoque for every manufacturer in the DTM has already proven its worth during testing. Homologation of the race car for the DTM season 2012 occurs in a few weeks...

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 01/2012 - Audi V6 TDI ‘Race Engine of the Year 2011’
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 01/2012 - Audi V6 TDI ‘Race Engine of the Year 2011’
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi Sport accepted yet another award to start the new year: the innovative V6 TDI power plant from the Le Mans winning Audi R18 TDI was honored by a special interest magazine....

Audi R8 LMS ultra to fight for World Champion’s title in 2012
Audi R8 LMS ultra to fight for World Champion’s title in 2012
Written By: AUDI AG

The new Audi R8 LMS ultra will also be competing in the FIA GT1 World Championship next year. Two vehicles of the brand new customer sport race car will be independently fielded by Team WRT in the world’s highest-caliber GT racing series...

Audi tests LMP1 sports car for 2012
Audi tests LMP1 sports car for 2012
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi Sport is intensively preparing for the 2012 sports prototype season. A test team has started the next trial phase of the LMP1 sports car for the 2012 season in the United States this week....

Successful test of the Audi R8 GRAND-AM
Successful test of the Audi R8 GRAND-AM
Written By: AUDI AG

The Audi R8 GRAND-AM successfully passed its baptism by fire. The new model was fine-tuned at the Daytona race track (U.S. state of Florida) during its final test on Tuesday and Wednesday....

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 38/2011 Kristensen in Race of Champions finale
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 38/2011 Kristensen in Race of Champions finale
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi factory driver Tom Kristensen bid farewell for the winter break after two strong showings at the Race of Champions....

Strong Audi presence at 2011 Race of Champions
Strong Audi presence at 2011 Race of Champions
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi will be represented at the 2011 Race of Champions at the ESPRIT arena in Düsseldorf on December 3 and 4, 2011 with its strongest line-up ever. ...

Audi R8 LMS ultra to be launched in 2012
Audi R8 LMS ultra to be launched in 2012
Written By: AUDI AG

In 2012, the Audi R8 LMS ultra will succeed the successful R8 LMS GT3 sports car with which R8 LMS customers have won 115 races and 12 national and international titles in the space of just three years....

Podium for Audi at ILMC finale in China
Podium for Audi at ILMC finale in China
Written By: AUDI AG

At the end of the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup (ILMC) Audi Sport Team Joest achieved another podium result with the Le Mans winning Audi R18 TDI at the season finale in China...

Audi R18 TDI to compete in record market China
Audi R18 TDI to compete in record market China
Written By: AUDI AG

On November 13, at the close of a successful motorsport season, highlighted by the tenth triumph at the Le Mans 24 Hours and the title win in the DTM, Audi is contesting the 6-hour race at Zhuhai...

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 33/2011: Audi R8 LMS triumphs at VLN finale
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 33/2011: Audi R8 LMS triumphs at VLN finale
Written By: AUDI AG

Phoenix Racing notched up another success at the end of the season, following on from its DTM title win: ...

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 32/2011: Audi A5 DTM in front of large crowd
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 32/2011: Audi A5 DTM in front of large crowd
Written By: AUDI AG

Tom Kristensen opened Audi’s touring car future with the new Audi A5 DTM at the DTM finale. The brand with the four rings skillfully played to the crowd with a number of other activities as well....

Perfect: Audi clinches all DTM titles
Perfect: Audi clinches all DTM titles
Written By: AUDI AG

It was a perfect 2011 DTM season for Audi: After Martin Tomczyk’s early win of the drivers title, the brand with the four rings at the Hockenheim finale in front of an impressive crowd of 120,000 spectators ...

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 31/2011: Audi R8 LMS wins title in Italy
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 31/2011: Audi R8 LMS wins title in Italy
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi wins the Italian GT Championship: In the season finale at Monza, Italian driver Marco Bonanomi drove an Audi R8 LMS to victory for the team Audi Sport Italia....

Grand finale for the Audi A4 DTM
Grand finale for the Audi A4 DTM
Written By: AUDI AG

43 pole positions, 31 fastest race laps, 34 victories and five champion’s titles - this is the impressive track record of the Audi A4 DTM since its debut in April 2004 at Hockenheim...

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 30/2011: Champion Martin Tomczyk in demand
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 30/2011: Champion Martin Tomczyk in demand
Written By: AUDI AG

While the newly crowned DTM Champion Martin Tomczyk hurries from PR appointment to PR appointment, Edoardo Mortara looks forward to his next start in Macau and Darryl O’Young to his at the Nürburgring...

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 29/2011: Hoffenheim soccer colors on Audi R8 LMS
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 29/2011: Hoffenheim soccer colors on Audi R8 LMS
Written By: AUDI AG

A race car sporting the colors of a soccer club: Audi is offering two unusual appearances to soccer and motorsport fans with the "1899 Hoffenheim” Audi R8 LMS in October....

Title and 1-2-3-4-5-6 result for Audi at Valencia
Title and 1-2-3-4-5-6 result for Audi at Valencia
Written By: AUDI AG

Triumph at Valencia: With a 1-2-3-4-5-6 result and an early title win Audi managed to crown its 2011 DTM season. Mattias Ekström celebrated his third victory of the season...

Audi driver Martin Tomczyk is DTM Champion
Audi driver Martin Tomczyk is DTM Champion
Written By: AUDI AG

With a third place at the penultimate race of the season at Valencia Martin Tomczyk converted his first match ball...

Disappointing Petit Le Mans for Audi
Disappointing Petit Le Mans for Audi
Written By: AUDI AG

The 1,000-mile "Petit Le Mans" race at Road Atlanta (U.S. state of Georgia) was extremely disappointing for Audi. In the battle for the lead Romain Dumas in the Audi R18 TDI #1 on lap 297 ...

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 28/2011: Martin Tomczyk visits Oktoberfest
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 28/2011: Martin Tomczyk visits Oktoberfest
Written By: AUDI AG

While Martin Tomczyk visited the Oktoberfest and competed against visitors to the IAA in a driving simulator, Mattias Ekström demonstrated the Audi R8 LMS in his Swedish homeland...

First match ball for Audi in the DTM
First match ball for Audi in the DTM
Written By: AUDI AG

Advantage for Audi in the DTM: Martin Tomczyk is traveling to the penultimate race of the season at Valencia, Spain (Sunday, October 2, starting at 1:45 p.m. - local time - live on "Das Erste”) ...

U.S. debut of the Audi R18 TDI
U.S. debut of the Audi R18 TDI
Written By: AUDI AG

In June Audi celebrated its tenth victory with the R18 TDI diesel race sports car and ultra-lightweight technology in a dramatic race at the famous Le Mans 24 Hours. Likewise, on October 1st...

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 27/2011: A weekend marked by the R8
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 27/2011: A weekend marked by the R8
Written By: AUDI AG

The Audi R8 not only caused a sensation at the Sepang (Malaysia) 12 Hours and at national GT3 races last weekend. ...

Another one-two-three victory for Audi in the DTM
Another one-two-three victory for Audi in the DTM
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi, Audi, Audi – only 14 days after the one-two-three triumph in the rain battle at Brands Hatch the brand with the four rings again took the whole podium at a DTM race in similarly difficult conditions...

Audi victory in Malaysia thwarted by tire failure
Audi victory in Malaysia thwarted by tire failure
Written By: AUDI AG

In extremely tough conditions at the 12-hour Malaysia Merdeka Endurance Race at Sepang the Audi R8 LMS proved its endurance racing qualities yet again. Technically, the production-derived customer sport race car ...

Audi presents the new A5 DTM
Audi presents the new A5 DTM
Written By: AUDI AG

On the eve of the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt Audi presented its new DTM vehicle: After the V8 quattro (1990 to 1992) and the A4 (2004 to 2011) ...

One-two-three result and lead of the standings for Audi
One-two-three result and lead of the standings for Audi
Written By: AUDI AG

With his third victory of the season Martin Tomczyk recaptured the DTM lead for Audi at Brands Hatch (Great Britain). Mattias Ekström and Edoardo Mortara completed an Audi one-two-three triumph ...

Last European stop for the Audi R18 TDI
Last European stop for the Audi R18 TDI
Written By: AUDI AG

The 6-hour race at Silverstone (Great Britain) marks the beginning of the final sprint for Audi in the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup (ILMC) - the racing series that will become the FIA World Endurance Championship in 2012....

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 24/2011
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 24/2011
Written By: AUDI AG

With less than three weeks to go until the fifth race in the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup (ILMC), Audi gave media representatives the opportunity to experience the excitement of the Silverstone track from the cockpit of a real race car....

100th win for the Audi R8 LMS
100th win for the Audi R8 LMS
Written By: AUDI AG

Three weeks after winning the 24-hour race at Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium), Audi Sport customer racing has yet another milestone to announce in the company’s young customer racing program...

Audi R8 LMS Racing Simulator by Sony PlayStation
Audi R8 LMS Racing Simulator by Sony PlayStation
Written By: AUDI AG

World debut at gamescom in front of a grand audience: As of today, a simulator sporting the style of the Audi R8 LMS will be available to all visitors in hall 7/PlayStation booth at the world’s leading trade fair for interactive games in Cologne...

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 22/2011 Audi R8 LMS racing simulator to be revealed
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 22/2011 Audi R8 LMS racing simulator to be revealed
Written By: AUDI AG

World premiere in Cologne: The Audi R8 LMS racing simulator will be unveiled at the gamescom fair this Wednesday. It is designed to simulate the racetrack experience in simulation games such as Gran Turismo 5 ...

Audi driver Mattias Ekström commandingly wins at Nurburgring
Audi driver Mattias Ekström commandingly wins at Nurburgring
Written By: AUDI AG

In the duel against Mercedes-Benz Audi has raised the score of victories to 4-2. In front of 86,500 spectators (throughout the weekend) Mattias Ekström in the Audi A4 DTM of Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline ...

Audi R8 LMS wins the most important endurance race for GT cars
Audi R8 LMS wins the most important endurance race for GT cars
Written By: AUDI AG

The Audi R8 LMS won the most important endurance race for GT cars ahead of BMW and Mercedes-Benz. Audi Sport Team WRT overcame the strongest competition during the 63rd running of the 24 hours of Spa ...

24h Spa: Two Audi R8 LMS in the top ten
24h Spa: Two Audi R8 LMS in the top ten
Written By: AUDI AG

Qualifying for the 24-hour race at Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium) provided a foretaste of what the spectators could well expect on Saturday and Sunday: a fascinating exchange of blows between the world’s best GT3 sportscars in which the result is completely unpredictable....

Audi wins race of marques 2011
Audi wins race of marques 2011
Written By: AUDI AG

Fireworks for Edoardo Mortara: In front of an outstanding crowd the Italian won the "race of marques” at the DTM debut in Munich’s Olympic Stadium ...

Audi banks on A5 for 2012 DTM
Audi banks on A5 for 2012 DTM
Written By: AUDI AG

Model change in the DTM: From 2012 on, Audi will bank on the A5 in the most popular international touring car racing series. The coupe, which is internally named "R17," will replace the four-door A4 DTM ...

Audi driver Martin Tomczyk – success factor coolness
Audi driver Martin Tomczyk – success factor coolness
Written By: AUDI AG

First "yabba dabba doo”, then "yippee-ki-yay”: Audi factory driver Martin Tomczyk and Audi Sport Team Phoenix currently ride the crest of a success wave in the DTM and spring from one shriek of delight to the next. ...

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 17/2011 Bavarian Sport Award for Walter Röhrl
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 17/2011 Bavarian Sport Award for Walter Röhrl
Written By: AUDI AG

Former Rally World Champion Walter Röhrl was distinguished for his life’s work in Munich on Sunday evening. Munich is also the venue for a DTM show event this coming weekend. ...

Audi is ready for DTM debut in Munich
Audi is ready for DTM debut in Munich
Written By: AUDI AG

Show event instead of summer break. On July 16 and 17 racing fans can experience a highly special spectacle that has never existed like this before: At Munich’s Olympic stadium the DTM stars from Audi will compete against their rivals from Mercedes-Benz ...

Audi R18 TDI in third place at Intercontinental Le Mans Cup Imola 2011
Audi R18 TDI in third place at Intercontinental Le Mans Cup Imola 2011
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi Sport Team Joest finished the round of the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup (ILMC) at Imola, Italy, in third and fourth place. Only three weeks after Audi’s victory at Le Mans Marcel Fässler and Timo Bernhard took third place in the #1 Audi R18 TDI ...

Tomczyk shines again in year-old Audi at 2011 Norisring DTM Race
Tomczyk shines again in year-old Audi at 2011 Norisring DTM Race
Written By: AUDI AG

The dream of achieving victory at its "home round" on the Norisring did not come true for Audi this year either. Still, the squad around Head of Audi Motorsport Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich had good reasons to be happy with its performance at the fifth ...

Rows one and two for Audi at Imola 2011
Rows one and two for Audi at Imola 2011
Written By: AUDI AG

A good starting base for the Le Mans revenge: Audi is starting into the 6-hour race at Imola, the fourth round of the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup (ILMC), from positions two and four. ...

Audi on second row at “home round” Norisring
Audi on second row at “home round” Norisring
Written By: AUDI AG

At Audi’s "home round" in the DTM at the Norisring, Mattias Ekström set the quickest qualifying lap (48.058 seconds). Nevertheless, the Swede from Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline had to settle for fourth place in the final shoot-out....

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 15/2011: Audi R18 TDI runs at four locations
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 15/2011: Audi R18 TDI runs at four locations
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi fans can look forward to a spectacular weekend: while the DTM races at the Norisring, the Le Mans winning Audi R18 TDI will inspire fans at four locations....

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 14/2011
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 14/2011
Written By: AUDI AG

Le Mans winning car to be driven around the Audi plant at Ingolstadt...

Audi also triumphs at the Lausitzring
Audi also triumphs at the Lausitzring
Written By: AUDI AG

By clinching his second consecutive victory Martin Tomczyk (Audi Sport Team Phoenix) has taken the lead in the overall classification of the DTM and secured the first Audi success at the Lausitzring since 2005...

Facts about Audi’s tenth Le Mans victory
Facts about Audi’s tenth Le Mans victory
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi recorded its tenth victory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans with ultra lightweight technology, an innovative V6 TDI engine and the first ever use of full LED headlights. The most important facts of a memorable race...

DTM comeback for Tom Kristensen
DTM comeback for Tom Kristensen
Written By: AUDI AG

Le Mans record winner Tom Kristensen (43) will make a comeback in the DTM this coming weekend at the Lausitzring. The Dane replaces third in the standings Mike Rockenfeller (27) at the wheel of the E-POSTBRIEF Audi A4 DTM for Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline....

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 13/2011: Audi drivers at the Kieler Woche
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 13/2011: Audi drivers at the Kieler Woche
Written By: AUDI AG

A race yacht instead of a race car: Audi sends its race drivers to a prominent sailing event. Meanwhile, on Sunday, Head of Audi Motorsport Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich and his team are celebrating a very special victory that represents a brilliant achievement. ...

Audi wins with ultra-lightweight technology at 2011 Le Mans
Audi wins with ultra-lightweight technology at 2011 Le Mans
Written By: AUDI AG

At one of the most thrilling and dramatic 24-hour races in Le Mans history Audi-ultra-lightweight technology has prevailed. At the fascinating thriller which kept 250,000 spectators at the race track and millions in front of their TV sets ...

The Audi e-tron Spyder at Le Mans 2011
The Audi e-tron Spyder at Le Mans 2011
Written By: AUDI AG

At the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Audi demonstrates just how dynamic the future of electric mobility will be. Audi is presenting the Audi e-tron Spyder concept car against the backdrop of Le Mans vers le futur...

With Audi ultra on pole at Le Mans
With Audi ultra on pole at Le Mans
Written By: AUDI AG

The front row of the grid at the 79th edition of the famous 24 Hours of Le Mans belongs to Audi. In one of the most thrilling qualifying events in recent years the new Audi R18 TDI ...

Audi offers unique live experience from Le Mans
Audi offers unique live experience from Le Mans
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi offers motorsport fans the opportunity to watch the Le Mans 24 Hours this weekend closer than ever before - on various channels on the internet....

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 12/2011 World Championship status for the sports prototypes
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 12/2011 World Championship status for the sports prototypes
Written By: AUDI AG

On Friday the FIA announced two new world championship categories of importance to Audi. And in Austria Audi attracted attention through the DTM at the Red Bull Ring, the R8 LMS at the Wörthersee lake...

Martin Tomczyk makes Audi cheer
Martin Tomczyk makes Audi cheer
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi has raised the score in the duel with Mercedes-Benz in the 2011 DTM after clinching victories to 2-1. After Mike Rockenfeller at Zandvoort, Martin Tomczyk prevailed at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg ...

Front row at Spielberg is firmly in Audi’s hands
Front row at Spielberg is firmly in Audi’s hands
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi is regarded as Austria’s most successful premium brand - and on the DTM’s return to the newly opened Red Bull Ring at Spielberg the front row is firmly in Audi’s hands....

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 11/2011 Graz amazed by Audi DTM appearance
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 11/2011 Graz amazed by Audi DTM appearance
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi advertises explosively for the next DTM race: an unbelievable race track like flair filled the Graz city center on Saturday. The brand hypnotizes its fans at many other circuits and in an ever increasing number of virtual places....

Audi connect also in Audi R18 TDI
Audi connect also in Audi R18 TDI
Written By: AUDI AG

the brand with the four rings bundles all applications and developments connecting today’s and future Audi models with the internet, the owner and the infrastructure under the term "Audi connect." Motorsport is also a pioneer in the area of connectivity solutions. ...

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 10/2011 Audi A4 DTM drives through Graz
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 10/2011 Audi A4 DTM drives through Graz
Written By: AUDI AG

The most popular international touring car series appears in Graz one week before the DTM stages its great Austria comeback at the new Red Bull Ring at Spielberg between 3 and 5 June. Spectators can also see the Audi A4 DTM in action. ...

Climatic wind tunnel helps Audi at Le Mans
Climatic wind tunnel helps Audi at Le Mans
Written By: AUDI AG

Premiere for Audi Sport: the Audi R18 TDI, with which Audi Sport Team Joest contests the 24 Hours of Le Mans on June 11/12, is the first Audi race car to be developed with the aid of the new climatic wind tunnel. ...

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 09/2011 Audi R8 LMS celebrates 75th victory
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 09/2011 Audi R8 LMS celebrates 75th victory
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi’s customers had plenty of reasons to celebrate this weekend as victories were scored in Germany, France, the United Kingdom and Sweden. After just 25 months the "young" GT3 sports car can look back on a set of remarkable interim statistics....

Audi recaptures Zandvoort
Audi recaptures Zandvoort
Written By: AUDI AG

A great motorsport weekend for Audi: A few hours after a 1-2-3-4 success of the Audi R8 LMS at the ADAC GT Masters at the Sachsenring Le Mans winner Mike Rockenfeller clinched the first victory ...

Audi on second row at Zandvoort
Audi on second row at Zandvoort
Written By: AUDI AG

By merely 77 thousandths of a second Mike Rockenfeller missed the front row in qualifying for the DTM race at Zandvoort (the Netherlands). The Le Mans winner will start into the race on Sunday ...

Audi R18 TDI with efficient aerodynamics
Audi R18 TDI with efficient aerodynamics
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi contests the famous 24 Hours of Le Mans with a closed car for the first time since 1999. Aerodynamic efficiency was the focus of attentions during development of the new Audi R18 TDI ...

Audi customer racing: Know-how transfer between the race track and the road
Audi customer racing: Know-how transfer between the race track and the road
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi has been a successful participant in customer racing since 2009 with the R8 LMS. quattro GmbH builds the racing models at its motorsports factory in Heilbronn-Biberach. 35 units are currently being raced worldwide by customer and importer teams...

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 08/2011 : Honorary award for Audi racer Timo Bernhard
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 08/2011 : Honorary award for Audi racer Timo Bernhard
Written By: AUDI AG

Great honor for Audi racer Timo Bernhard: The 2010 Le Mans winner was asked to enter his name in the "Golden Book" of the city of Homburg/Saar....

Audi R18 TDI in third place on its debut
Audi R18 TDI in third place on its debut
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi Sport Team Joest experienced a roller-coaster ride of emotions on the new Audi R18 TDI’s race debut atSpa-Francorchamps (Belgium): After a perfect qualifying session and a great showing in the early phases of the race the three Audi R18 TDI cars occupied positions three, four and five....

Video - Audi R18 TDI clinches top three grid positions on its race debut
Video - Audi R18 TDI clinches top three grid positions on its race debut
Written By: AUDI AG

First race, first pole position: In qualifying for the 1000-kilometer race at Spa the new Audi R18 TDI has confirmed the strong impression it made two weeks ago during the test day at Le Mans. ...

Audi R18 TDI Advantage through LED technology
Audi R18 TDI Advantage through LED technology
Written By: AUDI AG

Always be at least one step ahead of the opposition - this is Audi’s motto. This is exactly how the Four Rings brand presented the Audi R18 TDI - the first Le Mans sports car featuring headlights comprising entirely of light emitting diodes. ...

Mattias Ekström clinches podium for Audi
Mattias Ekström clinches podium for Audi
Written By: AUDI AG

58,000 spectators (throughout the weekend) at the Hockenheimring saw a thrilling DTM season opener and an impressive performance by Audi driver Mattias Ekström. ...

Unique TDI engine for the Audi R18 TDI
Unique TDI engine for the Audi R18 TDI
Written By: AUDI AG

The new Audi R18 TDI with which Audi targets its tenth victory in the famous 24 Hours of Le Mans on June 11/12 is ready today with "tomorrow’s" technology. During development of the new LMP1 sports car ...

Successful dress rehearsal for Audi R18 TDI at Le Mans
Successful dress rehearsal for Audi R18 TDI at Le Mans
Written By: AUDI AG

The Audi R18 TDI had a successful first public appearance at Le Mans. 24,987 enthusiastic fans witnessed how Audi Sport Team Joest prepared for the 24 Hour race (on June 11/12) on Easter Sunday with all three cars and drivers. ...

Audi DTM season opener at Hockenheim: “May makes all things new ...”
Audi DTM season opener at Hockenheim: “May makes all things new ...”
Written By: AUDI AG

"Alles neu macht der Mai" ("May makes all things new"): The poem by Hermann Adam von Kamp that is part of German folklore perfectly fits the DTM season opener at the Hockenheimring on the 1st of May ...

Audi relying on ultra lightweight technology for Le Mans
Audi relying on ultra lightweight technology for Le Mans
Written By: AUDI AG

Lightweight design expertise expressed visually: This is the principle under which Audi enters the famous 24 Hours of Le Mans this year. The three Audi R18 TDI cars, which join the grid for the French endurance classic ...

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 05/2011: Audi R18 TDI live on Eurosport
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 05/2011: Audi R18 TDI live on Eurosport
Written By: AUDI AG

Good news comes from France for Audi and sportscar fans: The Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO) and Eurosport announced that the 24 Hours of Le Mans will continue to be broadcast live to 2013 ...

Audi DTM countdown: Proven technology, new tires
Audi DTM countdown: Proven technology, new tires
Written By: AUDI AG

While Audi produced the fifth million A4 several days ago, the new season begins for its victorious brother in racing. At Hockenheim on May 1 the A4 DTM rolls to the grid with proven technology, but with new tires. ...

Motorsport Newsletter 04/2011: Grand Audi appearance in Wiesbaden
Motorsport Newsletter 04/2011: Grand Audi appearance in Wiesbaden
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi showcased itself in the glorious sunshine in Wiesbaden at the DTM presentation on Sunday. In addition to the factory’s involvement in the DTM, the Audi privateer teams also made some big announcements...

DTM countdown: Audi at full throttle in Wiesbaden
DTM countdown: Audi at full throttle in Wiesbaden
Written By: AUDI AG

Still another three weeks before the season starts and Europe’s most popular touring car race series introduces itself unusually early in Wiesbaden to the spectators. For the newly formed DTM driver squad it is the first common public appearance. ...

DTM stars at wheel of the Audi R8 LMS
DTM stars at wheel of the Audi R8 LMS
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi tackles the two 24-hour races at the Nürburgring (June 25/26) and at Spa-Francorchamps (July 30/31) with high-caliber driver teams. DTM stars Mattias Ekström, Mike Rockenfeller and Timo Scheider also join the grid for the two factory supported events with the Audi R8 LMS. ...

Audi splashes color in the DTM
Audi splashes color in the DTM
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi revealed its car designs for the 2011 DTM to coincide with the official season presentation this coming Sunday in Wiesbaden. The fans can look forward to a colorful grid since the nine Audi A4 DTM compete in eight different basic colors from white to shining yellow. ...

Audi DTM-Countdown: Audi Sport Team Rosberg reloaded
Audi DTM-Countdown: Audi Sport Team Rosberg reloaded
Written By: AUDI AG

For the first time since the 2007 season Audi Sport Team Rosberg has a completely new driver line-up: The Portuguese Filipe Albuquerque and Italian Edoardo Mortara - both DTM debutants ...

Audi Motorsports Update - Mattias Ekström’s cast removed
Audi Motorsports Update - Mattias Ekström’s cast removed
Written By: AUDI AG

Mattias Ekström has some catching up to do physically, just as official dates for the start of the DTM season become the focus of attentions...

Audi tests next R18 evolution
Audi tests next R18 evolution
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi has put the next stage of its R18 project to the test: The latest version of its new diesel race car, which will appear in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, was test-driven for the first time in the USA....

Audi DTM countdown: Martin Tomczyk – the chance for a new start
Audi DTM countdown: Martin Tomczyk – the chance for a new start
Written By: AUDI AG

Martin Tomczyk starts the 2011 DTM season in unusual surroundings: He competed for Abt Sportsline for ten years, now he races for Ernst Moser’s Audi Sport Team Phoenix for the first time. His team mate is Rahel Frey who steps up as newcomer into the DTM for the team from the Eifel region...

Accolade for Audi V10 TDI engine
Accolade for Audi V10 TDI engine
Written By: AUDI AG

An accolade for Audi Sport: After the V12 TDI engine of the Audi R10 TDI (in 2007), the V10 TDI engine of the Audi R15 TDI has been awarded the title of "Global Motorsport Race Engine of the Year" as well by an expert international panel of judges. ...

Audi R15 TDI on front row at “farewell”
Audi R15 TDI on front row at “farewell”
Written By: AUDI AG

30 degrees in the shade and 56 cars on mere six-kilometer long race track - the conditions for the season opener of the Le Mans Intercontinental Cup (ILMC) at Sebring (U.S. state of Florida) could hardly be more difficult. Audi is in a good shape for the classic U.S. endurance race with positions tw...

Audi DTM countdown: Rahel Frey - personable newcomer from Switzerland
Audi DTM countdown: Rahel Frey - personable newcomer from Switzerland
Written By: AUDI AG

Rahel Frey realizes a dream: The Swiss was welcomed into the Audi factory team and contests all rounds of the 2011 DTM with Audi Sport Team Phoenix. The 25-year-old racing driver competes in a touring car championship for the first time in her life....

Audi DTM countdown: Mike Rockenfeller – the only way is up
Audi DTM countdown: Mike Rockenfeller – the only way is up
Written By: AUDI AG

The 2011 motorsport season starts under new circumstances for Mike Rockenfeller. The 27-year old Audi factory driver moves to Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline and drives the latest evolution of the A4 DTM ("R14 plus") for the first time. ...

Audi DTM countdown: Mattias Ekström’s race against time
Audi DTM countdown: Mattias Ekström’s race against time
Written By: AUDI AG

One man is particularly happy that the new DTM season starts relatively late: Mattias Ekström (32). The Audi factory driver broke his left wrist in a sport accident in the middle of February. As a result a race against time began for the two-time DTM Champion, since the Swede aims to be sitting at t...

Duel with Audi S4 and Audi Carbon Ski
Duel with Audi S4 and Audi Carbon Ski
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi race drivers had the opportunity to test the innovative Carbon Ski, expected to be released on the market in winter 2011/2012, within the framework of an event organized by special interest magazine "sport auto". The carving ski designed and developed by Audi Konzept Design München received goo...

Mattias Ekström injured in sports accident
Mattias Ekström injured in sports accident
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi factory driver Mattias Ekström (32) has broken his left-hand wrist in a sports accident. The Swede must therefore cancel his participation at the beginning of March in the famous "Vasaloppet.” His rehabilitation program should be concluded in time to start the 2011 DTM season on May 1....

Audi R8 LMS locks out first row at Bathurst
Audi R8 LMS locks out first row at Bathurst
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi starts on pole position into the 2011 motorsport season: Audi race experience Team Joest qualified its brace of Audi R8 LMS cars on the first row of the grid at the Bathurst 12 Hour race in Australia. The Australian driver trio Warren Luff/Craig Lowndes/Mark Eddy clinched first place ahead of t...

Successful test for the Audi R18
Successful test for the Audi R18
Written By: AUDI AG

Four and a half months before the Le Mans 24 Hours, preparations for the endurance classic are in full swing at Audi. Two new Audi R18 cars and one Audi R15 TDI were used in tests at Sebring (U.S. state of Florida)....

Audi confirms driver line-up for new Audi R18
Audi confirms driver line-up for new Audi R18
Written By: Audi of America

Head of Audi Motorsport Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich has managed to sign all nine drivers who mounted the podium after last year’s historical one-two-three Audi finish in the 24 Hours of Le Mans for Le Mans in 2011. The drivers who compete for the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup (ILMC) for Audi are also confir...

Audi extends motorsport commitment
Audi extends motorsport commitment
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi aims to continue its string of victories at the Le Mans 24 Hours with a completely new LMP1 sports car development....

Audi presents GT4 concept
Audi presents GT4 concept
Written By: AUDI AG

On the occasion of the DTM race in Shanghai, Audi presented the concept of a GT4 car based on the Audi TT...

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 20/2010
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 20/2010
Written By: Audi of America

24h Spa: Mark Blundell, Zak Brown, Richard Dean and Eddie Cheever drove their Audi R8 LMS to third place in the GT3 ...

First stage: Audi R8 e-tron in Silvretta E-Auto Rally Montafon 2010
First stage: Audi R8 e-tron in Silvretta E-Auto Rally Montafon 2010
Written By: Audi of America

Audi has entered an e-tron technology platform wrapped in the skin of an R8 in the Silvretta E-Auto Rally Montafon 2010. Michael Dick, Member of the Board of Management of AUDI AG...

Le Mans victory spurs Audi on
Le Mans victory spurs Audi on
Written By: Audi of America

Spurred on by its record victory at the Le Mans 24 Hours, Audi tackles the next major motorsport event:...

Facts on Audi’s record victory at Le Mans
Facts on Audi’s record victory at Le Mans
Written By: Audi of America

In the fastest race in Le Mans history Audi achieved its ninth triumph. Key facts on the historic Le Mans exploit of the brand with the four rings....

Audi e-tron at 24 Hours of Le Mans
Audi e-tron at 24 Hours of Le Mans
Written By: Audi of America

Audi presents an Audi e-tron technology platform based on the R8 at the most important sports car race of the year....

Audi achieves record victory at Le Mans with new technology
Audi achieves record victory at Le Mans with new technology
Written By: Audi of America

For the ninth time Audi has won the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans and thus equalized Ferrari’s position in the roll of honor in the French endurance classic. ...

Audi and SkyGrid launch innovative 24 Hours of Le Mans Experience on iPad
Audi and SkyGrid launch innovative 24 Hours of Le Mans Experience on iPad
Written By: Audi of America

Audi of America and SkyGrid have launched the 24 Hours of Le Mans Experience so that people using SkyGrid for iPad can access the latest news and high-definition multimedia Audi content related to the grueling motorsports event as it unfolds in France this weekend....

Audi Motorsports: A lap at Le Mans with the Audi drivers
Audi Motorsports: A lap at Le Mans with the Audi drivers
Written By: Audi of America

The 13.629-kilometer “Circuit des 24 Heures” is considered one of the world’s most fascinating race tracks on which no testing...

Audi and Xbox to host 2nd Annual AXF-24 Challenge in New York City during 24 Hours of Le Mans race
Audi and Xbox to host 2nd Annual AXF-24 Challenge in New York City during 24 Hours of Le Mans race
Written By: Audi of America

In celebration of the annual 24 Hours of Le Mans race in France, Audi of America and Xbox/Turn...

Audi Motorsport Tom Kristensen’s exclusive Le Mans Countdown – Part 12
Audi Motorsport Tom Kristensen’s exclusive Le Mans Countdown – Part 12
Written By: Audi of America

Just two more weeks and I’ll have to pack my suitcases for Le Mans. The race of the year is coming closer with giant steps...

Audi Motorsports Tom Kristensen’s exclusive Le Mans Countdown – Part 11
Audi Motorsports Tom Kristensen’s exclusive Le Mans Countdown – Part 11
Written By: Audi of America

In a weekly column Le Mans record winner Tom Kristensen gives some exclusive insights behind the scenes of the world’s most famous endurance ...

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 07/2010
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 07/2010
Written By: AUDI AG

At the season opener of the FIA GT3 European Championship at Silverstone (Great Britain) Team Sainteloc-Phoenix Racing clinched championship points twice...

Le Mans dress rehearsal for Audi at Spa
Le Mans dress rehearsal for Audi at Spa
Written By: Audi of America

After the victorious test race at the Le Mans Series season opener and a successful 30-hour test at Le Castellet...

Audi Motorsport Tom Kristensen’s exclusive Le Mans countdown – part 9
Audi Motorsport Tom Kristensen’s exclusive Le Mans countdown – part 9
Written By: AUDI AG

In a weekly column Le Mans record winner Tom Kristensen gives some exclusive insights behind the scenes of the world’s most famous...

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 06/2010
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 06/2010
Written By: AUDI AG

The 2010 DTM season opener did not go according to plan for title defender Audi. After three successive triumphs the brand with the four rings had to settle for places five to eight....

Audi Motorsport Tom Kristensen’s exclusive Le Mans countdown – part 8
Audi Motorsport Tom Kristensen’s exclusive Le Mans countdown – part 8
Written By: Audi of America

In a weekly column Le Mans record winner Tom Kristensen gives some exclusive insights behind the scenes of the world’s most famous endurance race ...

Audi puts the DTM on the iPhone
Audi puts the DTM on the iPhone
Written By: Audi of America

Right in time for the start of the new season Audi puts the DTM and all other racing series in which the brand with the four rings is active on the iPhone...

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 05/2010
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 05/2010
Written By: Audi of America

DTM: With the sun shining bright and in summer temperatures 110,000 spectators witnessed the presentation of the 2010 DTM which was staged in Wiesbaden...

The art of being in front – Audi is the hunted in the DTM
The art of being in front – Audi is the hunted in the DTM
Written By: Audi of America

Finally, the time has come: exactly 183 days after the 2009 finale that proved to be a triumphant one for Audi, the starting lights in the DTM...

Auto Union Silver Arrows back on the starting grid in Monte Carlo
Auto Union Silver Arrows back on the starting grid in Monte Carlo
Written By: Audi of America

The hearts of fans of historic motor sport will beat faster on the first weekend in May. They may have the good fortune to witness the moment ...

Audi Motorsports Tom Kristensen’s exclusive Le Mans countdown – part 7
Audi Motorsports Tom Kristensen’s exclusive Le Mans countdown – part 7
Written By: Audi of America

In a weekly column Le Mans record winner Tom Kristensen gives some exclusive insights behind the scenes of the world’s most famous endurance race...

Audi inaugurates customer sport center
Audi inaugurates customer sport center
Written By: AUDI AG

The Audi customer sport program launched in 2008 has entered a new phase with the inauguration of a dedicated customer sport center in the direct vicinity of Audi Sport...

Audi R15 plus wins its race debut
Audi R15 plus wins its race debut
Written By: AUDI AG

The Audi R15 TDI, model year 2010 (internally labeled "R15 plus") has won its race début at Le Castellet (France) and in doing so left a strong impression....

Audi Motorsports Tom Kristensen’s exclusive Le Mans countdown – part 6
Audi Motorsports Tom Kristensen’s exclusive Le Mans countdown – part 6
Written By: Audi of America

In a weekly column Le Mans record winner Tom Kristensen gives some exclusive insights behind the scenes of the world’s most famous endurance race and the preparation...

The book on 30 years of Audi Sport
The book on 30 years of Audi Sport
Written By: AUDI AG

Motorsport has always been a means for Audi to develop forward-thinking and efficient technologies which are relevant to customers as well...

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 03/2010
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 03/2010
Written By: AUDI AG

GT3 Great Britain: The American-British United Autosports team managed a solid debut with the Audi R8 LMS....

Progressive design for the Audi R15 TDI
Progressive design for the Audi R15 TDI
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi wants to surprise the spectators at this year’s 24-hour race at Le Mans (France) with a progressive design: the Audi Design Team created a fresh outfit ...

Audi Motorsports Tom Kristensen’s exclusive Le Mans countdown – part 5
Audi Motorsports Tom Kristensen’s exclusive Le Mans countdown – part 5
Written By: Audi of America

In a weekly column Le Mans record winner Tom Kristensen gives some exclusive insights behind the scenes of the world’s most famous endurance...

Audi Motorsports Tom Kristensen’s exclusive Le Mans countdown – part 4
Audi Motorsports Tom Kristensen’s exclusive Le Mans countdown – part 4
Written By: Audi of America

In a weekly column Le Mans record winner Tom Kristensen gives some exclusive insights behind the scenes of the world’s most famous endurance race ...

DTM countdown: strong new partners for Audi in the DTM
DTM countdown: strong new partners for Audi in the DTM
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi will start into the 2010 DTM season at the Hockenheimring on April 25 with strong new partners. This week, the Audi A4 DTM cars sporting their current colors ...

Audi Tom Kristensen’s exclusive Le Mans countdown - part 3
Audi Tom Kristensen’s exclusive Le Mans countdown - part 3
Written By: Audi of America

In a weekly column Le Mans record winner Tom Kristensen gives some exclusive insights behind the scenes of the world’s most famous endurance race and the preparation by Audi Sport Team Joest. ...

Audi banks on efficiency at Le Mans
Audi banks on efficiency at Le Mans
Written By: Audi of America

Audi will fight for victory in the Le Mans 24 Hours on June 12/13 with an evolution of the R15 TDI diesel race sports car. An extensive testing program with the revised LMP1 vehicle has just begun in the United States...

Tom Kristensen’s exclusive Le Mans countdown – part 2
Tom Kristensen’s exclusive Le Mans countdown – part 2
Written By: Audi of America

In a weekly column Le-Mans record winner Tom Kristensen gives some exclusive insights behind the scenes of the world’s most famous endurance race and the preparation by Audi Sport Team Joest...

Tom Kristensen’s exclusive Le Mans countdown
Tom Kristensen’s exclusive Le Mans countdown
Written By: Audi of America

Exactly 100 days from now we’ll know who has won the 24 Hours of Le Mans. With eight victories under his belt, Audi "factory” driver Tom Kristensen is the "King of Le Mans”...

Audi DTM countdown: starting into the new DTM season with six kilograms less
Audi DTM countdown: starting into the new DTM season with six kilograms less
Written By: Audi of America

Exactly 183 days will have passed between the 2009 DTM finale and the 2010 season opener at the Hockenheimring (April 24) – this equates to just about half a year...

Audi Motorsport Green light for evolution version of the Audi R8 LMS
Audi Motorsport Green light for evolution version of the Audi R8 LMS
Written By: AUDI AG

With the delivery of the first customer cars, Audi AG’S GT3 customer sport program has reached the next phase. By mid-April, 20 Audi R8 LMS vehicles will have been handed over to the teams that are planning to run the GT3...

Audi 2010 DTM countdown: Playboy meets Glamour
Audi 2010 DTM countdown: Playboy meets Glamour
Written By: AUDI AG

Markus Winkelhock and Katherine Legge will be in for some completely new challenges in the 2010 DTM: for the first time, both of them will compete as team colleagues for Audi Sport Team Rosberg...

Audi's driver line-up for the 2010 DTM is complete
Audi's driver line-up for the 2010 DTM is complete
Written By: AUDI AG

Nine weeks before the 2010 DTM season starts, Audi’s driver line-up for the most popular international touring car racing series is complete. Since Le Mans record winner Tom Kristensen will fully concentrate on sports car racing in the Audi R15 TDI in 2010, the young Spaniard Miguel Molina will join...

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