Vincent Vosse: “We are very happy to be involved in DTM”

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="32627"] source: Audi Sport An interview with the team principal of DTM customer team WRT Team Audi Sport WRT Team Audi Sport is the first customer team in the new DTM era and for many the team has been one of the biggest surprises of the year. The two DTM rookies Jonathan Aberdein (21) and Pietro Fittipaldi (23) are regular points scorers with their Audi RS 5 DTM cars. Before the two DTM races at the Lausitzring (Saturday and Sunday live fro...

500th DTM Race and Manufacturers’ Title Within Reach

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="32529"] source: Audi Sport DTM to celebrate a special jubilee at the Lausitzring Audi drivers talk about their very personal DTM highlights Chance of securing an early manufacturers’ championship win A jubilee in the DTM and the first chance for the Four Rings to score a proverbial match point: in the 500th DTM race at the Lausitzring on Sunday (August 25), Audi may be able to secure an early manufacturers’ championship win. Audi h...

“Super Sunday” for Audi in the DTM at Brands Hatch

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="32385"] source: Audi Sport 1-2-3-4 success scored by René Rast, Nico Müller, Robin Frijns and Loïc Duval All eight Audi RS 5 DTM at the front of the field in qualifying René Rast extends lead with maximum points score A 1-2-3-4 success, maximum points scored, a historic result in qualifying, the lead in all three championships of the DTM extended: Audi achieved a true “Super Sunday” at Brands Hatch. ...

Four in the top five: Audi strong on the island

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="32372"] source: Audi Sport René Rast and Nico Müller clinch another DTM double podium for Audi Advantage in the manufacturers’ championship grows to 225 points With a strong team result in Saturday’s race at Brands Hatch (England), Audi has maintained, respectively extended the lead in all three championships of the DTM. With René Rast in second and Nico Müller in third position, two Audi drivers, in the eleventh race of the season, ...

Jamie Green: “Brands Hatch is an outstanding race track”

  [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="32340"] source: Audi Sport An interview with the British Audi driver before his DTM home round Following his difficult 2018 season, Jamie Green is battling for victories in the DTM again this year. The popular racing series has seen him on the top step of the podium on 16 occasions in total, but never in his home round at Brands Hatch. The Audi driver would like to change that this weekend (Saturday and Sunday live in Germany on TV ch...

Advantage in the DTM: With TFSI Power at the Top

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="32266"] source: Audi Sport Audi leads all three championships after ten races New Audi RS 5 DTM with strong interim tally Head of Audi Motorsport Dieter Gass: “Races are super-thrilling” After the first five events of the 2019 DTM season, two things are clear: The new Class 1 race cars with their more than 610-hp two-liter four-cylinder turbo engines guarantee gripping motorsport. And Audi right now has an advantage o...

Hot Stuff: Nico Müller Celebrates Second DTM Victory

source: Audi Sport Audi driver wins Sunday’s race at Misano in commanding style René Rast claims podium finish in spite of puncture and extends DTM lead Four Audi RS 5 DTM in top five positions In the so far hottest DTM race of the new turbo era, the new Audi RS 5 DTM was the measure of all things. Nico Müller won Sunday’s race in commanding style at Misano (Italy) ahead of BMW driver Philipp Eng. René Rast finished third in spite of a puncture and thus extended ...

Audi Driver René Rast New DTM Leader

source: Audi Sport Pole position and second place in Saturday’s race at Misano, Loïc Duval in third Controversial safety car deployment prevents possible Audi one-two result MotoGP star Andrea Dovizioso thrills crowd in his maiden DTM race On clinching pole position and second place in Saturday’s race, Audi driver René Rast took the overall lead in the DTM at Misano (Italy). Loïc Duval, in third position, achieved his first podium finish this season. MotoGP star ...

Appendicitis! Pietro Fittipaldi to replace Jamie Green in DTM at Misano

source: Audi Sport Audi factory driver Jamie Green will not be racing in Italy due to illness Pietro Fittipaldi takes over the Briton’s cockpit on short notice Audi driver Jamie Green has to skip the DTM races at Misano (Italy) due to acute appendicitis. Pietro Fittipaldi will take over his cockpit at Audi Sport Team Rosberg. “The symptoms appeared all of a sudden during the night from Tuesday to Wednesday,” says Head of Audi Motorsport Dieter Gass. “We al...

MotoGP Star Andrea Dovizioso Heads To DTM Debut

source: Audi Sport DTM in Italy with prominent guest driver in the Audi RS 5 DTM Audi leads manufacturers’ classification after two victories Misano circuit layout promises spectacular racing For motorsport fans, there are two good reasons to travel to the DTM in Italy on the Pentecost weekend: Last year’s DTM races at the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli near Rimini were particularly spectacular. Adding to this year’s action, MotoGP star Andrea Dovizioso takes on the DTM as a g...

René Rast wins also at Zolder

source: Audi Sport Audi driver is first competitor to have scored two wins in DTM’s new turbo era Mechanics worked up until the early morning hours Teammate Jamie Green on podium too René Rast is the first driver to have achieved two victories in the DTM’s new turbo era. At the DTM’s return to Zolder, Belgium, the Audi driver won Sunday’s race in commanding style. His teammate, Jamie Green, perfected Audi Sport Team Rosberg’s triumph by finishing in third position. Mike Rockenfe...

“Journey Into The Unknown”: DTM Returns to Belgium

source: Audi Sport Popular touring car racing series to visit Zolder for the first time since 2002 Four-kilometer race track is regarded as highly challenging Local hero Robin Frijns calls the circuit: “Mini Nordschleife” Following the spectacular start to the new turbo era, DTM fans can already look forward to the next treat: this weekend (May 18/19), the popular touring car racing series is returning to its roots at Zolder, Belgium. The four-kil...

One-Two-Three for Audi, Runaway Success for René Rast

source: Audi Sport René Rast wins Sunday’s race at Hockenheim from 16th on the grid Nico Müller and Robin Frijns complete Audi’s podium lockout Audi CEO Bram Schot: “This tastes moreish” A double podium on Saturday, a one-two-three result on Sunday: Audi managed an impressive start to the DTM’s turbo era at the Hockenheimring. In Sunday’s gripping race, René Rast from Audi Sport Team Rosberg with a bold strategy won ahead of Nico Müller and Robin Frijns (both Audi Sport Tea...

New Audi RS 5 DTM 1-2-3-4 in Hockenheim DTM Free Practice

words: Bill, photos: Audi Sport, motorsport.com Nico Muller led an all Audi parade today during the Hockenheim DTM free practice with a time of 1:30.476s. 2017 DTM Champion, Rene Rast, clocked in 0.361s behind Muller. Jonathan Aberdein in the privateer WRT Team Audi Sport Audi RS 5 DTM came in third just ahead of Robin Frijns, Formula E champion. In fact, the Audi RS 5 DTM took 7 out of the 10 top spots. Mike Rockenfeller finished 6th, Loic Duval 7th, and Jamie Green 8th. The first o...

Dieter Gass: “In the DTM, the fans can look forward to super-thrilling racing”

source: Audi Sport Interview with Head of Audi Motorsport Dieter Gass Gass about the new turbo era in the DTM This weekend (May 4/5), the new DTM season kicks off at the Hockenheimring. Head of Audi Motorsport Dieter Gass talks about the new turbo era in the DTM, Aston Martin’s entry and the internationalization of the series. Why should motorsport fans be excited about the 2019 DTM? In the DTM, motorsport fans can always, and that’s again true for 2019, look forward to s...

New Audi RS 5 DTM Leaves Strong Impression

source: Audi Sport Audi fastest on all four days of DTM pre-season tests at the Lausitzring DTM lap record broken by more than two seconds New turbo era of DTM begins at Hockenheim on May 4/5 During the “dress rehearsal” before the DTM season opens at Hockenheim on May 4/5, the new Audi RS 5 DTM left a strong impression. In the final pre-season tests at the Lausitzring, the best time set on all four days went to an Audi driver. The Audi squad also reeled off the lar...

Tom Kristensen Thrills Audience in Audi RS 5 DTM

source: Audi Sport Le Mans record winner back in DTM cockpit as a “taxi driver” More than 750 guests attend event of Audi’s partner MASCOT® WORKWEAR From 2004 to 2009, Tom Kristensen was racing for Audi in the DTM. At a four-day event hosted by Audi’s partner MASCOT® WORKWEAR in Denmark, the Le Mans record winner celebrated a short “comeback.” Kristensen became famous primarily due to his nine triumphs in the Le Mans 24 Hours. However, with n...

Audi Driver Mike Rockenfeller: “2019 DTM Will Be Mega Thrilling”

source: Audi Sport 2013 DTM Champion in an interview about DTM’s new turbo era More engine power, more suspense Season opens on May 4/5, 2019 at the Hockenheimring Four months to go before the new Audi RS 5 DTM with some 600 horsepower celebrates its racing debut. Mike Rockenfeller, 2013 DTM Champion and long-standing Audi factory driver, shares more about the fascinating new DTM era that will begin on May 4/5 at the Hockenheimring. What’s new in the 2019 DTM? There are a lot of in...

Fired Up For Cold Racing: Audi at GP Ice Race in Austria

source: Audi Sport Audi RS 5 DTM and Audi e-tron FE04 to debut on ice with studded tires René Rast and Daniel Abt on slippery surface in Zell am See Eight decades of Audi motorsport history Motorsport of a different kind for a change: Never before have race cars from Audi’s motorsport program as different from each other as these been driven together on snow and ice. This will change on January 19 and 20, 2019: At the GP Ice Race in Zell am See, Austria, Daniel Abt...