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...

Fifth 24-Hour Race Win for Audi RS 3 LMS

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="51797"] source: Audi Sport Class win for team Waimarama Kizuna at Fuji 24 Hours Aleksej Dudukalo in TCR Russia with Audi back in title fight after victory Success in classes for Audi R8 LMS ultra in Eastern Europe For the third time in a row, a team from Audi Sport customer racing dominated the Fuji 24 Hours in Japan. The Audi RS 3 LMS achieved its fifth victory in a competition over this distance worldwide. Further successes of the TCR raci...

Double Podium for Audi in the Rain at Assen

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="51782"] source: Audi Sport Robin Frijns second in Sunday’s race ahead of championship leader Nico Müller Audi in second, third, fourth and fifth Tire strategy and race interruption were decisive factors After the five-fold victory on Saturday, Audi also achieved a strong result in Sunday’s DTM race in Assen with second, third, fourth and fifth places. Robin Frijns and Nico Müller handed Audi Sport Team Abt Sportslin...

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 ...

Victories for GT3 and GT4 Versions of the Audi R8 LMS

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="51118"] source: Audi Sport Audi R8 LMS with drive-by-wire technology wins GTC Race sprint race First victory for Baporo Motorsport with Audi R8 LMS GT4 in GT Cup Open Audi RS 3 LMS clinches five podium places Audi Sport driver Markus Winkelhock scored a remarkable victory at the Lausitzring with an Audi R8 LMS, which had a novel drive-by-wire system instead of the steering column tried and tested in automotive engineering. Audi R8 LMS ...

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 ...

Audi With Twelve Experienced Drivers at the Nürburgring 24 Hours

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="50642"] source: Audi Sport Nine former Nürburgring 24 Hour race winners in the Audi R8 LMS at the world’s largest car race Car Collection Motorsport, Land-Motorsport and Phoenix Racing are the Audi Sport teams Audi most successful GT3 manufacturer in the event in Germany’s Eifel region When the starting lights for the Nürburgring 24 Hours go out on September 26, Audi Sport wants to fight for the sixth overall victory with a strong line...

Four Victories for the Audi RS 3 LMS

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="50613"] source: Audi Sport Audi Sport celebrates touring car victories in Canada and Europe Second place for Audi RS 3 LMS at the season oepener of TCR Scandinavia Two more podium results for the Audi R8 LMS After five consecutive calendar weeks during which the GT3 sports car Audi R8 LMS celebrated 17 victories worldwide, the Audi RS 3 LMS enjoyed a great third weekend in August. The entry-level touring car from Audi Sport customer racing c...

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 “quattro”: Fourth Victory for the R8 LMS in Just Two Weeks

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="50124"] source: Audi Sport Audi wins season starts in ADAC GT Masters and Italian sprint racing Trophies for the Audi R8 LMS GT4 in America, Germany and France Audi RS 3 LMS wins both rounds of TCR Italy at Misano Within just 14 days, Audi Sport customers celebrated four major victories in Europe’s most important GT3 racing series. After having won the season opener in Italian endurance racing two weeks ago and the GT World Challenge Europ...

Dream Start for Audi in the DTM: First to Fifth Place

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="50058"] source: Audi Sport Nico Müller wins Saturday’s race at Spa by almost 20 seconds Drivers from all three Audi factory teams on the podium Head of Motorsport Dieter Gass: “Fantastic result for Audi” With positions one to five in the first race at Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium), title defender Audi had a dream start into the new DTM season. Outstanding driver in Saturday’s 1-2-3-4-5 success was the Swiss Nico Müller from Audi Spor...

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...

Disappointing Season Opener For Audi Sport

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="42691"] source: Audi Sport Round one of the Intercontinental GT Challenge in Australia Kelvin van der Linde turns the fastest race lap Podium in the Pro-Am class for customer team Hallmarc At the incredibly thrilling season-opening round of the Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC), Audi Sport fell short of its own expectations. After racing cars from seven different manufacturers had qualified in the top ten, Audi headed into the Bathurst 12...

Audi Sport With Strong Lineup For Tenth Bathurst Anniversary

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="41691"] source: Audi Sport Intercontinental GT Challenge kicks off in Australia Five Audi R8 LMS on the grid of 12-hour race Audi Sport targets fourth overall victory For the first time, Audi Sport Team Valvoline is tackling the most important endurance race in Australia with three Audi R8 LMS. At the opening event of the Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC), the only worldwide GT3 racing series, eight Audi Sport drivers will be on the grid ...

Two Podium Finishes And Class Victory For Audi Sport In Dubai

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="41418"] source: Audi Sport Dubai 24 Hours stopped due to heavy rain Podiums for Car Collection Motorsport and MS7 by WRT Class victory for AC Motorsport with Audi RS 3 LMS Heavy rain and a flooded track meant that the organizers of the Dubai 24 Hours had to end the event early with the red flag after 7:17 hours of racing and 168 driven laps. At this time, Team Car Collection Motorsport with the Audi R8 LMS was in the overall runner-up’s sp...

Strong Season For Audi Sport customer racing

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="40583"] source: Audi Sport Audi Sport wins 20 drivers’ titles worldwide with customer teams Four race car models in more than a total of 750 races Thanks to its teams Audi Sport customer racing in 2019 clinched 578 trophies, including 237 victories, in more than 750 races around the globe. For the first time, four models were fielded – the Audi RS 3 LMS as well as the GT2, GT3 and GT4 versions of the Audi R8 LMS. In Audi Sport cust...

WRT Speedstar Audi Sport Takes Again The 24 Hours Of Daytona Challenge

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="40239"] source: WRT Speedstar Audi Sport Team WRT today confirmed it will participate to the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona (25-26 January) with an Audi R8 LMS entered in the GTD category under the colours of WRT Speedstar Audi Sport and with the support of Audi Canada. The driver line-up was also announced today. The car will be entrusted to Audi Sport drivers Mirko Bortolotti and Dries Vanthoor, joined by Switzerland’s Rolf Ine...

Audi Sport customer racing Realigns WTCR Commitment For 2020

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="40048"] source: Audi Sport World Cup involvement to be handled exclusively as a customer racing program going forward After two years in the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup, Audi Sport customer racing is realigning its commitment. The company is pursuing plans to retain the presence of the Audi RS 3 LMS on the world’s highest-level TCR stage in the 2020 season, albeit as part of an all-privateer program. “The FIA WTCR has evolve...