Strong Weekend for Audi Sport at Daytona

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="42338"] source: Audi Sport Audi R8 LMS third in the GTD class at Daytona 24h WRT Speedstar Audi Sport clocks up leading laps Audi RS 3 LMS scores triple win 1-2-3 victory in the TCR-class support race Race success in the USA: The Audi customer team WRT Speedstar Audi Sport scored third place with its Audi R8 LMS in the strongly-supported GTD class at the 24 Hours of Daytona. Audi Sport drivers Mirko Bortolotti and Dries Vanthoor, who shared ...

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...

Autoweek: Huge Power Is All That Matters in the Audi TT RS

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="38894"] source: Autoweek, photos: Audi AG, Denis Podmarkov The turbocharged 2.5-liter still produces 394 hp, 354 lb-ft of torque and is channeled to all-wheel drive. The rest is garnish. Take a big swig of Red Bull or espresso. Maybe have a strong cup of coffee (I’m downing black tea as I write this): I’m about to summarize the updates to the 2019 Audi TT RS, and I don't want anyone to fall asleep because I promise we'll get to the good stuf...

AutoCar: Audi Sport To Go Electric With RS-branded e-tron GT

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="40986"] source: autocar.co.uk, renders: e-tron connect Audi Sport to go electric with RS-branded E-tron GT Porsche Taycan sibling is one of four electrified Sport models in development alongside an RS e-tron and plug-in RS4 Avant Audi Sport is ramping up its electrification offensive under new management, and will next year introduce the RS branding to a battery-powered model in the form of the production E-tron GT saloon. The sister mod...

Audi R8 LMS GT2 Deliveries Have Begun

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="40611"] source: Audi Sport Market launch of Audi Sport customer racing’s most powerful model Green light for the fourth model range: Following the start of production, Audi Sport customer racing began deliveries of the first Audi R8 LMS GT2 cars shortly before Christmas. The race car will be assembled at Böllinger Höfe site – in the same factory as the road-approved models. It is directly derived from the Audi R8 Spyder V10 performance...

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...

25 Years of Audi RS: Exclusive Anniversary Package

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="40218"] source: Audi Sport “Anniversary package 25 years of RS” now available for order for the TT RS Coupé, RS 4 Avant, RS 5 Coupé and Sportback, RS 6 Avant, and RS 7 Sportback Exterior color Nogaro blue and blue Alcantara elements in the interior as a tribute to the legendary RS 2 Avant Exterior with elements in a matt aluminum look and gloss black 25 years of performance, prestige, and exclusiveness. A quarter of a century ago, the...

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...

Audi Sport customer racing Invites You To Join Them At The Rolex 24 At Daytona

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="39747"] Audi of America invites you to join us at the Rolex 24 At Daytona from January 24 – 26. Audi Sport experience will offer registered VIP guests access to the High Banks Suite #243 and a number of unique activities. Ticket sales for this event will begin on December 12, at 8:00 PM EST. Audi Sport experience – High Banks Suite 243 Access to High Banks Suite #243 (Friday – Sunday) 3-day Rolex 24 At Daytona ticket (Friday – Sunday) Gu...

Auto Spies: Is The All-New Audi RS 6 Even RELEVANT In An Era Of High-performance SUVs?

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="39004"] source: Auto Spies, photos: Denis Podmarkov, Colin McCarty For whatever reason, the teams at Volkswagen of America (VWoA) and Audi of America (AoA) are always behind the ball. Whether it's product and pushing for their respective import into the US market, or specific parts or technologies, the States always seems to get the short end of the stick... Read the rest of the story HERE

Audi Sport Driver Lineup Complete For 2020

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="39522"] source: Audi Sport Two new signings for Audi Sport’s GT programs Twelve drivers to represent the brand in worldwide GT programs in 2020 Audi Sport customer racing is taking on a challenging international program with a strengthened driver squad. Two new signings will complement the Audi Sport GT driver lineup in strategic commitments and customer programs next year. Audi’s GT driver lineup previously encompassed ten drivers...

ABT RS4-R Is The New “Police Car” For TUNE IT! SAFE!

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="39477"] source: ABT Sportsline Featuring original patrol car markings, blue lights, a hefty 530 hp (390 kW) and 690 Nm of torque: This year's campaign vehicle for TUNE IT! SAFE! will be ceremonially unveiled at the Essen Motor Show and is the dream of every police officer. But despite its hot pursuit potential, this Avant will not be chasing criminals. Like its predecessor, this eyecatcher is the poster-boy for the safe tuning initiative from Ger...

The Sportiest Q: The New Audi RS Q8

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="39407"] source: Audi AG The most powerful SUV coupe from Audi Sport GmbH High performance, variability, everyday usability 441 kW (600 hp), 800 Nm (590 lb-ft), from 0 to 100 km/h (62.0 mph) in 3.8 seconds The new Audi RS Q8 (combined fuel consumption in l/100 km: 12.1 (19.4 US mpg); combined CO2 emissions in g/km*: 277 - 276 (445.8 – 444.2 g/mi)) is the top model in the Q product line. It combines the power of an RS model with the eleganc...

Missed Chance For Audi Sport In South Africa

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="39334"] source: Audi Sport Audi Sport finishes Intercontinental GT Challenge in third position Frédéric Vervisch best Audi Sport contender in drivers’ classification Successful debut of the 9 Hours of Kyalami on the race calendar The 9 Hours of Kyalami in South Africa provided a new setting with a highly varied endurance racing competition for the finale of the Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC). Audi Sport customer racing missed its c...

Yasser Shahin makes history with Audi Sport in Asia

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="39197"] source: Audi Sport Australian completes historic winners’ lineup in the Audi Sport R8 LMS Cup Podium for Audi Sport customer team in Australian club racing Audi R8 LMS in National Motor Racing Museum at Bathurst Yasser Shahin has won the Audi Sport R8 LMS Cup at the finale in Malaysia. After the one-make cup has ended, 2020 will mark the beginning of a new motorsport era for Audi Sport customer racing Asia, in which privateers can ...

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...

All-New Audi RS Q8 Makes Global Debut At Los Angeles International Auto Show

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="38674"] source: Audi of America All-new RS Q8 is the first RS-SUV from Audi in America Dominating performance of an RS, everyday functionality of an SUV, and the dynamic design of an Audi coupe Audi RS Q8 is fastest production SUV to lap Nürburgring racetrack with an official time of 7 minutes and 42.2 seconds The all-new Audi RS Q8 will make its global debut today at the 2019 Los Angeles International Auto Show. The Audi RS Q8 combines the ...

Further Worldwide Successes For Audi Sport

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="38651"] source: Audi Sport Title win in New Zealand and race victories in Australia for Audi R8 LMS Class win for Audi RS 3 LMS in Macau Class title and two podium finishes in America On the third weekend in November, the customers of Audi Sport customer racing celebrated race victories and a title in Australia, New Zealand and Macau, and successes in class in Texas. Audi R8 LMS GT3 Overall success in New Zealand: In GT racing in New ...

Audi Sport In South Africa With Two “Fast Zebras”

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="38645"] source: Audi Sport Audi R8 LMS competes in title race at Kyalami sporting a zebra livery Six Audi Sport drivers on the grid with two teams Chance for sixth title win in Intercontinental GT Challenge Grand finale at the debut in South Africa: The Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC) is visiting the African continent for the first time from November 21 to 23, on the occasion of closing its season. Audi Sport customer racing will have t...