“Robin Good”: Audi Driver Frijns Wins Again

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="52935"] source: Audi Sport Dutchman celebrates rare lights-to-flag victory in the DTM at the Nürburgring Defending champion René Rast completes 1-2 for Audi Championship leader Nico Müller recovers to strong fifth after being spun around Second victory in a row: following his success on the Grand Prix circuit last Sunday, Robin Frijns from Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline also won the first of the two DTM races on the Nürburgring’s sprin...

Audi Driver Nico Müller: “I Don’t Feel Like The Hunted”

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="52619"] source: Audi Sport Interview with the current DTM leader from Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline Swiss Audi DTM driver Nico Müller takes stock after ten of a total of 18 races in the 2020 season. The 28-year-old also talks about his relationship with his teammate and closest pursuer in the drivers’ championship, Robin Frijns, and shares more about his family life. More than half of the 2020 DTM season has already been completed....

Five-Fold Success for Audi in the DTM: Frijns Wins Amid Müller Drama

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="52334"] source: Audi Sport Dutchman celebrates second victory within eight days Teammate Nico Müller only fifth after leading initially All six ‘factory’ cars among the best seven places in Sunday’s race Audi has achieved an (almost) perfect start to the second half of the DTM season at the Nürburgring. In the tenth race of the season, the brand celebrated its fourth five-fold victory. Only eight days after his first DTM triumph, Rob...

Audi Driver Nico Müller Leads at Halfway Mark of DTM Season After Commanding Win at the Nürburgring

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="52262"] source: Audi Sport Halftime in the DTM: Audi with a clear lead in all three championships All three Audi Sport teams at the top of the teams’ standings 339 points ahead in the manufacturers’ championship Halftime in the most compact season in DTM history: After nine of 18 scheduled races, title defender Audi is clearly leading all three championships of the touring car racing series. Championship leader Nico Müller from Audi Spo...

Premiere: Audi RS 5 DTM on the Nürburgring Grand Prix Circuit for the First Time

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="51872"] source: Audi Sport Longer track layout promises “great racing” Defending champion René Rast with particularly good memories Home event for Mike Rockenfeller and Audi Sport Team Phoenix Walter Röhrl, Frank Biela, Laurent Aiello, Mattias Ekström, Martin Tomczyk, Miguel Molina, Edoardo Mortara, René Rast, Jamie Green: The list of Audi drivers who have won a DTM race at the Nürburgring reads like a small “W...

Huge Cheers in Assen: Audi Driver Frijns Celebrates First DTM Victory in Front of Home Crowd

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="51722"] source: Audi Sport Dutchman wins Saturday’s race at the TT Circuit in Assen Dominant Audi RS 5 DTM: 14th pole position in a row and 1-2-3-4-5 success Audi drivers let the fans at the racetrack cheer even before the start Robin Frijns could not have chosen a better moment for his first victory in the DTM: The Dutch Audi driver triumphed at Assen on Saturday in front of a home crowd. For the first time since the beginning ...

DTM Fans Back at the Race Track: Audi Drivers Looking Forward to Assen

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="51321"] source: Audi Sport The Netherlands is allowing 10,000 spectators per day on the grandstands TT Circuit in Assen with one of the fastest corners of the season Twelve victories for Audi at DTM races in the Netherlands On the first weekend in September, the DTM will be racing at the famous TT Circuit in Assen (Netherlands). The circuit, which is known above all else for motorcycle racing, already thrilled the Audi drivers at its premier...

Record Run Ends After Twelve Victories: Frijns Third at Lausitzring

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="51050"] source: Audi Sport Spectacular fights on last day of two Lausitzring weekends Pitstop strategy of Frijns, Müller and Rast doesn’t work Head of Audi Motorsport Dieter Gass: “A fantastic race for the fans” Robin Frijns from Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline was the best Audi driver in third place in the “craziest” DTM race of the season so far, even though the Dutchman started from pole position for the fourth time this year. ...

Audi Driver Robin Frijns: “I’m Optimistic to Celebrate My First DTM Victory Soon”

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="50700"] source: Audi Sport Interview with the 29-year-old Dutchman from Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline Before the second DTM race weekend in the Lausitz, three-time pole setter Robin Frijns looks back on the busy start to the season. The Audi DTM driver also shares more about the atmosphere within the Abt Sportsline team and tells how he is spending his few days at home. How do you feel after your race marathon in DTM and Formula E in ...

DTM Thriller: Rast and Müller Cross the Finish Line Side-By-Side

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="50570"] source: Audi Sport Sunday’s race at the Lausitzring ends with spectacular photo finish Audi drivers separated by only 0.089 seconds Champion René Rast is back DTM thriller at the Lausitzring: In a spectacular Sunday’s race, title defender René Rast from Audi Sport Team Rosberg and championship leader Nico Müller from Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline crossed the finish line side-by-side in their Audi RS 5 DTM cars. 0.089 seconds ...

Audi Driver Nico Müller Also Wins at the Lausitzring

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="50554"] source: Audi Sport Fourth victory in a row for the Swiss in DTM Pole position und third in the race for teammate Robin Frijns Ferdinand Habsburg impresses with sixth place in customer car Three races, three victories: Nico Müller is the man of the hour in the DTM. After his double victory at the season opener at Spa, the Swiss driver also won Saturday’s race at the Lausitzring for Audi. Teammate Robin Frijns completed Audi Sport T...

Nine Victories in a Row: Audi RS 5 DTM on Record Run

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="50312"] source: Audi Sport Audi unbeaten in the DTM for a year Lausitzring next venue with four races on two weekends Jamie Green most successful DTM driver at the Lausitzring with three wins Since August 11, 2019, Audi has been unbeaten in the DTM. After the impressive performance of the Audi RS 5 DTM at the season opener at Spa, the touring car racing series continues with four races at the Lausitzring, where Audi has already won nine time...

Audi Realigns Its Commitment in Motorsport

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="46747"] source: Audi Sport, DTM Editor's note: DTM has released a statement on Audi's withdrawal. The statement is at the bottom of the post. Mercedes-Benz had previously pulled out in 2018 leaving only BMW and Aston Martin. Will the series survive? Involvement in DTM touring car racing series not to be extended after 2020 season Audi CEO Markus Duesmann: “Also focusing our efforts on the race track and systematically competing for tomo...

Audi RS 5 DTM: New Clothes for the Championship Winning Car

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="44541"] source: Audi Sport Audi RS 5 DTM the car to beat in the DTM 2020 Fresh look for the six factory-entered Class 1 race cars New partners for Audi Sport In 2019, the Audi RS 5 DTM was the car to beat in the DTM. For the project “title defense”, the championship-winning car was optimized in details. At the same time, Audi Design gave the six factory-entered cars a fresh look. On Saturday, Audi presented the RS 5 DTM of title de...

Audi Racing Drivers Thrill Fans At GP Ice Race

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="42788"] source: Audi Sport Daniel Abt, René Rast and Benoît Tréluyer put in a spectacular show in Zell am See Audi e-tron FE06 and Audi RS 5 DTM sideways on ice and snow Rally legend Stig Blomqvist drives historic Audi Sport quattro Spectacular drifts on ice and snow: at the second running of the GP Ice Race in Austria’s Zell am See, Formula E driver Daniel Abt and DTM champion René Rast tackled slippery terrain with their Audi race ...

Audi Driver Tréluyer Shines In Comeback

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="39137"] source: Audi Sport Frenchman best driver of a DTM car in “dream race” at Fuji on Saturday Spectacular first joint race of DTM and SUPER GT DTM Champion René Rast thrills fans with fightback Surprise in the “dream race” at Fuji (Japan): in the turbulent first joint race of the DTM and the Japanese SUPER GT Championship, Benoît Tréluyer in sixth position was the best Audi driver on Saturday. In his first race with the Aud...

From The Last Place Onto The Podium: Audi Driver Duval With Sensational Fightback In “Dream Race”

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="39117"] source: Audi Sport DTM and SUPER GT thrilled the crowd in joint appearance in Japan All four Audi RS 5 DTM in the top ten in Sunday’s race Loïc Duval best Audi driver in spite of early puncture Spectacular duels, gripping overtaking maneuvers and an awesome photo finish in the end: The second joint race of the DTM and the SUPER GT made spectators at Fuji, Japan, jump from their seats. One of the protagonists on Sunday: Audi driver...

A Dream Comes True: Four Audi RS 5 DTM In “Dream Race” In Japan

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="38612"] source: Audi Sport First joint DTM and SUPER GT races at Fuji 1.5-kilometer straight poses special challenge DTM Champion René Rast: “Am excited to see what’s in store for us” At the conclusion of an extremely successful season for Audi, DTM fans can look forward to a unique treat for dessert: On Saturday and Sunday (November 23/24), the first two joint races of the DTM and the Japanese SUPER GT will be held at the foot of fam...

At The Wheel Of The Champion

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="38398"] source: Roland Löwisch for Audi Sport 610 turbo horsepower, the Hockenheimring and rainy weather: challenging preconditions for motoring journalist Roland Löwisch doing his test laps in René Rast’s championship-winning Audi RS 5 DTM. Löwisch has been reporting about the motoring sector since 1990. The ‘Auto Bild’, ‘Auto Forum’ and ‘STERN’ magazines have been the most important stints in his professional career during whi...

With TFSI Power: Record Year For Audi In The DTM

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="36944"] source: Audi Sport Audi uses experience-based advantage in rolling out efficiency technology Audi RS 5 DTM most successful model in current DTM era DTM Champion René Rast races from record to record Since as far back as 2001, Audi has been combining turbocharging with gasoline direct injection (TFSI) in production cars. When this efficiency technology was rolled out in the DTM, the brand with the four rings lever...