Audi RS Q8 a “Cool Mule”, Testing at Nurburgring with this Livery

Considering the news cycle this week, it appears that Audi Sport has been extra-busy RS-ing all of the things. Yesterday's drop of the RS 6 Avant plus confirmation of it for the USA lit up all the phones at your friendly neighborhood Audi dealers, and now we've got new photos of the RS Q8 testing at Nurburgring. Like the Audi RS 6 Avant, the RS Q8 is based on the latest evolution of the brand's MLB component set, and in as much it is expected to share the same highly potent drivetrain ...

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...

Confirmed: All-New Audi RS 6 Avant Is Coming to America!!!

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="32608"] source: Audi of America High-performance RS 6 Avant delivers exhilarating driving dynamics with everyday functionality RS 6 Avant, with 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 engine, sprints from 0-100 km/h (62.1 mph) in 3.6 seconds RS 6 Avant eighth model in growing Audi Sport U.S. lineup coming in 2020 HERNDON, Va., August 20, 2019 – Audi of America announced today, the all-new high-performance wagon, the RS 6 Avant, is coming to the U.S. market. ...

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...

Audi R8 LMS GT2 Makes US Debut During Monterey Car Week

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="29923"] source: Audi of America Editor's note: The quattro Magazine staff is in Monterey this week and we'll be posting pictures of the GT2 and Legends of the Autobahn show. Keep an eye on our Facebook & Instagram accounts for more. Fourth model from Audi Sport customer racing delivering 640 hp to be introduced at The Quail, a Motorsports Gathering R8 LMS GT2 joins Audi Sport customer racing lineup, which includes R8 LMS GT3, ...

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...

“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, ...

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...

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...

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...

Prominent Appearance of the Audi R8 LMS GT2 at Spa

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="31331"] source: Audi Sport New model from Audi Sport customer racing at world’s biggest GT race 640-hp sports car developed for gentleman drivers 2020 season with GT2 racing series on three continents Just three weeks following its world premiere at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in the United Kingdom, the new Audi R8 LMS GT2 attracted attention at the world’s biggest GT race in Belgium. With 72 entrants, the 24 Hours of Spa is unique an...

Find of the Day: 1995 Polar Silver Audi RS2 Avant

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="30981"] words: Bill, photos: Konzept Automobile With Audi Sport celebrating 25 years of RS models this year, it got me searching for the OG RS - the RS2 Avant. As one knows, the 25-year exemption for shipping early build RS2s to the States is upon us and the supply of them are very limited...less than 3,000 were produced. We've featured several RS2s as our Find of the Day: here,here, and here. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="309...

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...