Allan McNish: “Six-Pack Is an Enormous Mental and Physical Challenge”

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="49574"] source: Audi Sport Audi prepares for the final six Formula E races in Berlin “Mission Control” in Neuburg supports with all decisions Hygiene concept requires perfect preparation and new distribution of tasks It is a premiere in international motorsport: Within just nine days, Formula E holds its last six races of the season in August, including the title outcomes in the drivers’ and teams’ classifications...

Free Tonight at 7pm EST? Allan McNish Will Be on Hagerty’s ‘The Love of Cars’

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="48405"] words: Bill, photo: Hagerty If you're not familiar with Hagerty's 'The Love of Cars', it's a livestream of...well...the love of cars. Tonight, they'll be hosting our favorite Scotsman and some other guy. I kid, of course; the other guy is Patrick Dempsey. Here's the synopsis: In Episode 8, we talk about the art of racing with two well-known speed enthusiasts, three-time winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans Allan McNish, and Pat...

Allan McNish: “It Is An Incredible Journey”

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="45302"] source: Audi Sport Team principal talks about his life in Formula E McNish was appointed two and a half years ago Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler most successful team with 41 podiums Two and a half years ago, Audi announced its factory involvement in Formula E and Allan McNish as team boss. In an interview, the 50-year-old Scot talks about his first touches with electric motorsport, the special challenges, his future wishes, what he misses...

Decent Score for Audi in Marrakesh

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="44072"] source: Audi Sport Lucas di Grassi finishes Formula E race in Morocco in 7th position Team Principal Allan McNish: We have work to do Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler driver Lucas di Grassi also collected valuable points in the fifth round of the Formula E season. With a hard-fought 7th place in Marrakesh (Morocco), the Brazilian maintained 5th place in the drivers’ championship of the electric racing series. As the third-fastest dr...

Formula E Begins The New Year In Santiago

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="41712"] source: Audi Sport Audi drivers Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi set upon clinching trophies in Chile Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler most successful team after 60 Formula E races Team Principal Allan McNish: “Want to take the momentum from Riyadh with us” The Christmas break is over: Next Saturday (January 18), Formula E will enter the third in a total of 14 races this season in Santiago de Chile. After having clinched its first trophy ...

Audi Ambitiously Begins The New Formula E Season

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="38586"] source: Audi Sport Season opens with two races in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) on November 22 and 23 Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi enter their sixth joint season as teammates Team Principal Allan McNish: “Intend to battle for both titles” The new Formula E season kicks off with a double-header: On Friday and Saturday, the all-electric series will hold the first two in a total of 14 races this season on the outskirts of Riyadh. Daniel A...

Formula E: Audi in the Thick of the Title Race

source: Audi Sport Formula E premiere on new track in Switzerland’s capital city Bern Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler and Lucas di Grassi are in attack mode Last race before the decisive final weekend in New York City The title race in Formula E is intensifying: On Saturday (June 22), the electric racing series will hold the eleventh of thirteen races this season in Bern. In the teams’ and drivers’ classifications, Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler and Lucas di Grassi sit in second position, set t...

Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler in the Thick of the Formula E Title Race

source: Audi Sport Sixth round of the electric racing series in Sanya, China, on Saturday Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler in the top 3 of the drivers’ and teams’ classifications Eurosport to air live coverage Formula E is more thrilling than ever before: With five different winners in the first five races, the top four drivers in the overall classification are separated by just three points, and Lucas di Grassi is right in the middle of the mix in third position. On Satur...

Five Instagrammers Audi Enthusiasts Need to Follow

words: Denis Podmarkov, above photo: Marc Urbano Editor’s note: This article originally ran in the Q1 2019 issue of quattro magazine. There is no doubt of Instagram's importance as an inspiration for and outlet of photographic creativity. The Audi community is strong on Instagram and so we turn to regular contributor, B8 A5/D2 Audi exclusive S8 owner, and can't-miss photographer and Instagrammer in his own right, Denis Podmarkov, to choose his picks for must-follow profiles on Instag...

Formula E: Audi Factory Team Has Set Its Sights Firmly On The Podium In Santiago

source: Audi Sport Electric racing series to visit Santiago de Chile on January 26 Season’s first event in the Americas “kind of a home round” for Lucas di Grassi The ABB FIA Formula E Championship is traveling to South America: On Saturday, January 26, the fully electric racing series will hold the third round in Santiago de Chile, marking its first event in the Americas this season. After Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi have scored points in all of the races held to date this ...

Audi Starts Title Defense In Formula E

source: Audi Sport Racing premiere for Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi in Audi e-tron FE05Season opener with new cars, new teams and new rulesFirst race on December 15 in Ad Diriyah (Saudi Arabia) Following a five-month break, Formula E is returning to the race track next Saturday (December 15): In Ad Diriyah, on the outskirts of the Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh, the fifth season of the fully electric racing series will begin. The Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler team with Daniel Abt, L...

The Journey Begins: Audi Starts Formula E World Tour

source: Audi Sport Both Audi e-tron FE05 cars on their way to the season opener on December 15 A good eight tons of hardware dispatched for Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi Team principal Allan McNish: “We’re really excited” The countdown is on: In 16 days’ time, ABB FIA Formula E Championship will start its new season. Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler, with its drivers Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi, is entering the race as the title defender. Now, the two all-electri...

Allan McNish: “It’s a luxury to have two fast and aggressive drivers in the team”

[source: Audi Sport] Interview with Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler team principal McNish talks about the biggest challenges in Formula E In his first season as Audi team principal in Formula E, Allan McNish (48) experienced a rollercoaster of emotions and a happy ending with the 2017/2018 teams’ title. In this interview the three-time Le Mans winner talks about his darkest moments, best decisions, his thoughts on the future of Formula E and why it is a luxury to have two aggr...

Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler is Formula E Champion

[source: Audi Sport] Title victory in Audi’s premiere year Lucas di Grassi takes second in season finale and is championship runner-up Daniel Abt sets fastest race lap on the way to finishing third on the podium Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler secured the title in the teams’ classification with impressive comeback drives in the season finale. Four podium positons during the weekend, including a one-two finish and 78 of a maximum of 94 possible points, turned a near unassa...

Audi Starts Formula E Finale Weekend With One-Two Finish

[source: Audi Sport]  Lucas di Grassi wins first race of the weekend in the US metropolis The second one-two finish of the season for Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler Points difference in the hunt for the teams’ title reduced from 33 to 5 points Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler put itself in a significantly better position in the battle for the title in the teams’ classification of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship with a commanding one-two finish. The championship will be deci...

Audi Comes To Formula E Finale With Clear Goals

[source: Audi Sport] All titles will be decided at the finale in New York Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler sets sights on teams’ championship Daniel Abt: “Still have a score to settle with New York” A small tradition continues: This year, like all previous Formula E seasons, the champions will be decided in the final race weekend of the season. On July 14 and 15, Daniel Abt, Lucas di Grassi and Audi fight for the prestigious teams’ title: 33 points must be made up in t...

Audi Is Not At Le Mans This Year…But It’s There In Spirit (Plus Spotter’s Guide)

[words: Bill Cho, spotter guide: Andy Blackmore Design, photos: Audi Sport] Audi withdrew from Le Mans in 2016 and Audi fans have been in mourning ever since. While the R8s and R18s may be silent, flashes of Audi's past are back at the track this year. André Lotterer, 3-time winner of Le Mans, will be driving the LMP1 #1 Rebellion R13-Gibson. He starts P3 behind the two Toyota TS050 Hybrids who secured the front row. Look for the #1 Rebellion Racing R13-Gibson with red mirrors and wi...

Formula E: Audi With A Lot of Tailwind To Zurich

[source: Audi Sport] Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi aim to continue series of success in Zurich After 64 years international circuit racing returns to Switzerland Champion di Grassi: “Want to win everything there is to win” With six podiums in the last five races Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler has returned to the battle for the Formula E teams’ title. In Zurich this coming Sunday (June 10), the team around Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi is aiming to go for another stro...

Audi With Electrifying Fightbacks in Paris

Audi drivers make up eleven positions in spectacular E-Prix Lucas di Grassi finishes in second place in Formula E for the third consecutive time Daniel Abt drives from 14th on the grid to seventh position Paris - In round eight of the Formula E electric racing series in Paris, Lucas di Grassi and Daniel Abt again electrified the crowd with spectacular fightbacks. After a difficult qualifying, the two Audi drivers made up a total of eleven positions in the race. Di Grassi ...

Audi To Race Rome For The First Time With Formula E

Formula E celebrates premiere in the Eternal City in race seven of the season Team Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler focuses on another podium finish Champion Lucas di Grassi: “Italy is like a second home for me” Formula E is arriving in Europe. On Saturday, April 14, the electric racing series will make its debut in the streets of Rome. The German Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler team with Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi wants to focus on further success in Italy’s capital city. Mo...