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...

Three Audi Drivers Extend Lead of the Standings

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="32546"] source: Audi Sport Kelvin van der Linde/Patric Niederhauser with a 40-point advantage in ADAC GT Masters standings Antti Buri with Audi RS 3 LMS clearly in front in ADAC TCR Germany drivers’ classification American debut for Audi R8 LMS GT2 The drivers and teams from Audi Sport customer racing were happy not only in the ADAC GT Masters and the ADAC TCR Germany at the Nürburgring. A victory in Sweden and two podium finishes in Russ...

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...

Rising Suspense for Audi Sport in Japan

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="32497"] source: Audi Sport Audi Sport within striking distance of the top of the standings before fourth round of the Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC) Three Audi R8 LMS cars on the grid of the Suzuka 10 Hours Big Audi Sport appearance including Audi Sport R8 LMS Cup The Intercontinental GT Challenge that has been held since 2016 is as thrilling as never before: three different winners in the first three rounds, plenty of variety in the p...

Find of the Day: APR Audi Sport customer racing RS 3 LMS

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="32424"] words: Bill, photos: APR Every once in awhile, a car comes across my screen that will send me into daydream race car country...like this APR Audi Sport customer racing RS 3 LMS. I've just wasted about an hour dreaming of driving this at Laguna Seca or VIR or anywhere instead of actually finishing this article or packing for Monterey or even cooking dinner for my hungry pack of teenage boys. The last time we featured an R8 race car Find o...

One-Two Result and Lead of the Standings for Audi in ADAC GT Masters

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="32413"] Montaplast by Land-Motorsport successful at Zandvoort Seventh victory for Audi R8 LMS GT4 in Canada, first podium in Germany Antti Buri in an Audi RS 3 LMS remains leader of the standings in ADAC TCR Germany Audi Sport customer racing together with Team Montaplast by Land-Motorsport celebrated the first one-two result of the Audi R8 LMS in the ADAC GT Masters. Another customer team – HCB-Rutronik Racing – extende...

Audi Customer Teams Celebrate Victories and Podium Finishes Worldwide

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="32298"] source: Audi Sport Jean-Karl Vernay triumphs in an Audi RS 3 LMS in Australia Klim Gavrilov celebrates third victory this season in TCR Russia Audi R8 LMS in front in club racing in Germany, Australia and Belgium Audi Sport customer racing was successful worldwide with the Audi RS 3 LMS and the Audi R8 LMS in various racing series. Audi RS 3 LMS (TCR) Second victory this season in Australia: O...

Sensational Victory of the Audi R8 LMS GT4 in GT4 France

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="31456"] source: Audi Sport Terrific fightback by Saintéloc Racing at Spa Audi R8 LMS wins three races in Croatia Audi RS 3 LMS in front in Brazil, China, Croatia and Germany Audi Sport customer racing remains on course for success with the Audi R8 LMS GT4 in the GT4 France racing series. After a disappointing qualifying, Gregory Guilvert/Fabien Michal clinched an unusual victory from the last row of the grid in a field of 39 race cars. ...

Audi Sport after 24 Hours of Spa in fourth place of the standings with Christopher Haase

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="31344"] source: Audi Sport Audi Sport Team Saintéloc achieves third position among teams in Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC) at Spa Christopher Haase has cut the gap to the IGTC top of the table nearly in half Eight of the eleven GT3 sports cars from Audi finish the race At Spa in 2019, Audi Sport customer racing was battling for its third 24-hour race victory this season. At the end of a race that was dominated by freak weather conditi...

Anatomy of a Winner: How the Audi R8 LMS Scored Victory in the 24 Hours of Nürburgring

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="31222"] source: Audi Sport Production-based race car with nearly 30,000 kilometers of mileage With 487 horsepower to victory in the Eifel Customers benefit from reliability and good drivability The race car with which Audi Sport customer racing won the 24 Hours of Nürburgring for the fifth time has an unusual history. It stands for the performance capability of a concept that customers benefit from all over the world. The race car in ...

Audi Privateer Drivers Are New Leaders of IMSA Standings

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="31211"] source: Audi Sport Carbahn Motorsports takes the top spot in the IMSA GS classification with Audi R8 LMS GT4 Trophies for drivers of the Audi R8 LMS GT3 in three countries Second places for Audi RS 3 LMS in America and Italy After the sixth of ten rounds, Audi Sport customer racing for the first time took the lead in the hard-fought GS class of the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge with Team Carbahn Motorsports and drivers Tyler McQuarri...

Eleven Audi R8 LMS in the 2019 24 Hours of Spa

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="31194"] source: Audi Sport Most prestigious GT3 event in the world ready to race in Belgium Audi Sport to meet with ten other brands in a field of 72 entrants Eleven GT3 race cars and up to six GT4 race cars from Audi at Spa The 24 Hours of Spa from July 25 to 28 is a GT3 event of mammoth proportions: 72 race cars from eleven manufacturers are going to battle for victory in the most important GT3 endurance race of the year. The elite of endu...

Saintéloc Racing Celebrates First Victory This Season With The Audi R8 LMS

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="30918"] source: Audi Sport French customer racing team wins Blancpain GT World Challenge Europe round Jamie Green to complete lineup for Spa 24 Hours Further successes for Audi R8 LMS GT4 and Audi RS 3 LMS Audi Sport customer racing has every reason to celebrate in the middle of July: The Audi R8 LMS GT3 drove to an important victory in Europe and is also the car that the leaders of the standings in Australia rely on. On the same continent, ...

DTM Instead of MotoGP: Audi Drivers Excited About Assen

source: Audi Sport Dutch motorcycle race track to host a DTM race for the first time Track layout of TT Circuit Assen promises spectacular racing DTM leader René Rast to contest his 50th DTM race Following the season’s highlight at the Norisring that was extremely successful for Audi, DTM fans can look forward to their next treat: on July 20/21, the popular touring car racing series will visit the famous TT Circuit Assen in the Netherlands. “Assen is mainly known as a motorcycle...

Premiere of the Audi R8 LMS GT2 at Goodwood Festival of Speed

source: Audi Sport Fourth model from Audi Sport customer racing unveiled in front of large audience Most powerful customer racing car with 470 kW (640 hp) Audi Sport customer racing delivers fascination galore with the Audi R8 LMS GT2 at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Oliver Hoffmann, CEO of Audi Sport GmbH, Chris Reinke, Head of Audi Sport customer racing and nine-time Le Mans winner Tom Kristensen together with the Duke of Richmond – the organizer of the Goodwood Festival of Speed –...

Turbo Power and High-Performance Brakes: Home Round for Audi in Nuremberg

source: Audi Sport Leader of the standings René Rast with unusual Norisring tally and new livery Record winner Jamie Green fit again following his appendix surgery Head of Audi Motorsport Dieter Gass: “Norisring is an absolute highlight” Next weekend (July 6/7), the motorsport world will eagerly focus on Nuremberg again: For the first time, the new DTM Class 1 race cars with their 610-hp four-cylinder turbo engines will be racing on a city street circuit. “The Norisring has a...

Facts pertaining to Audi Sport’s fifth victory in the 24 Hours of Nürburgring

source: Audi Sport First Nürburgring win for three of the four winning Audi Sport drivers Victory scored in fastest previous-generation car Audi R8 LMS now with 13 victories in 24-hour races On June 23, Audi Sport customer racing celebrated its fifth victory in the 24 Hours of Nürburgring. Background information and facts pertaining to this success. The victory of the number 4 Audi R8 LMS in the 47th running of the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring marked the...

International successes for Audi customer teams

source: Audi Sport Further club racing successes of the Audi R8 LMS in Australia Successful debut of the Audi R8 LMS GT4 in Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia First lap of an Audi R8 LMS without a steering column on the Nordschleife While Audi Sport customer racing won the 24 Hours of Nürburgring, customer teams clinched international successes on the same weekend. The Audi R8 LMS, the Audi R8 LMS GT4 and the Audi RS 3 LMS achieved numerous podium finishes in Europe, Asia and Australia on ...

Audi Sport Wins 24 Hours of Nürburgring for the Fifth Time

source: Audi Sport 2012, 2014, 2015, 2017 and 2019: a 45-percent win rate of the Audi R8 LMS in the world’s biggest endurance race since 2009 Audi Sport Team Phoenix wins with Pierre Kaffer/Frank Stippler/Dries Vanthoor/Frédéric Vervisch Good class results for customer teams complete the brand’s showing The 47th running of the 24 Hours of Nürburgring was a thriller up until the last second: Following a turbulent final stage, the number 4 Audi R8 LMS won the battl...

Best FIA WTCR Weekend for Audi Sport at Home Round

source: Audi Sport Audi Sport customer racing scores 89 points at the Nürburgring Two second places by Frédéric Vervisch as best results All four Audi Sport drivers score points Audi Sport has every reason to be pleased: Halfway through the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup season the brand celebrated its best result to date. In the supporting program of the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring, Audi Sport drivers Frédéric Vervisch, Niels Langeveld, Jean-Karl Vernay and Gordon Shedden co...