Spectacular Audi Sport Win in America

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="65142"] source: Audi AG Audi with 40-point lead after victory on legendary Indianapolis circuit Winners Haase/Niederhauser/Winkelhock now joint championship leaders with Ferrari line-up in drivers standings Strong fourth place overall and Silver Cup victory for Audi privateer team Audi Sport customer racing clinched its first victory of the season in the Intercontinental GT Challenge together with Audi Sport Team Saintéloc in the USA. The h...

Five Titles for Audi Sport and Team WRT in GT World Challenge Europe

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="65118"] source: Audi AG Overall title for Audi Sport drivers Dries Vanthoor and Charles Weerts Belgian driver duo becomes the first to defend the Sprint Cup title Five championship titles in Sprint Cup and Endurance Cup go to Team WRT Audi Sport customer racing congratulates Team WRT on five title successes at the end of an exceptional season in the Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe powered by AWS. Vincent Vosse’s Belgian squad, with the A...

Video of the Day: Why Driving a Group B Legend is a Bit Like Being on Drugs

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="65110"] words: Bill, photo: Goodwood Road & Racing You won't never tame it but I love it...absolutely love it. These are the words David Kedward utters when driving his replica Group B Audi Quattro. Imagine being 12 years old and love being a butcher assistant. Then imagine being exposed to motorsports. That is British rally driver, David Kedward. He's raced all over the world but really wanted an Audi Quattro, He and his best mate, Gary M...

Compared: 2021 Audi RS 6 Avant vs. 2021 Audi A6 allroad – Enthusiast Unit vs. Consumer Unit

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="65009"] words: George, photos: George Achorn, Bill Cho Editor’s Note: This article originally ran in the Q3_2021 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, please join Audi Club here. “Consumer Unit”. It’s a term you hear when you spend time with a manufacturer like Audi. Loosely stated, it’s a car seen out in the wild and operated by a private owner. It’s a car that’s been purchased and driven b...

Unitronic JDC-Miller Audi Takes Home Victory at VIR

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="64843"] source: Unitronic The No.17 Unitronic JDC-Miller Motorsports Audi RS 3 LMS TCR took home another victory at VIRginia International Raceway; making them the first team to reach the top step for a second time in the 2021 IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge season; and a long overdue one, at that. Right out of the gate, the No. 17 Audi was hooked up, as the JDC Motorsports team is no stranger to VIR, finishing the first free practice session up fr...

Audi R8 LMS in DTM Title Fight until the Finale

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="64797"] source: Audi AG Kelvin van der Linde starting for Team ABT Sportsline finishes third Three-time champion René Rast returns to the DTM in 2022 The 2021 DTM season has come to an end at the Norisring with an exciting final weekend and the title not being decided until the very last of 16 races. Kelvin van der Linde celebrates third place overall in Team ABT Sportsline’s Audi R8 LMS, while the first prominent newcomer for 20...

Eleven More Titles for Audi Sport customer racing

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="64815"] source: Audi AG GT3 championship wins in GT World Challenge Europe, Germany and Italy Second TCR title in a row in Canada Race wins for Audi drivers with Audi R8 LMS GT3, GT4 and Audi RS 3 LMS In the decisive phase of the 2021 season, Audi’s customer teams remain on course for success: The overall title in Italy, a fifth championship success in the Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe powered by AWS, class titles on the Nürburgring...

The Sheer Joy of Driving Meets Enhanced Performance: the Audi R8 V10 performance RWD

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="64590"] source: Audi AG Audi R8 V10 performance RWD now with 570 PS High-performance sports car complements R8 V10 performance quattro and boasts new equipment highlights and driving dynamics features 60 percent carryover parts with LMS GT4, produced at “Böllinger Höfe” plant Even more power, even more fun: the true meaning of “performance” at the Audi Sport GmbH. The new R8 V10 performance RWD is available as a Coupé or Spyder wi...

Four Audi R8 LMS at the Intercontinental GT Challenge in Indianapolis

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="64551"] source: Audi AG Audi Sport Teams Saintéloc and WRT on the grid Teams and drivers want to increase Audi’s championship lead Second edition of the Indianapolis 8 Hour Audi Sport customer racing is ready for the next race of the 2021 Intercontinental GT Challenge. This year, the North American round at the legendary Indianapolis Motor Speedway will be taking place from October 15–17. A total of four Audi R8 LMS cars will be represe...

First Title Success for Audi R8 LMS GT2

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="64565"] source: Audi AG High Class Racing wins GT2 European Series with Audi Close title fight for Audi GT3 drivers in DTM and ADAC GT Masters Class titles for Audi R8 LMS GT4 in France and Audi RS 3 LMS in Italy The top two Pro-Am teams in the GT2 European Series rely on Audi and now the Audi R8 LMS GT2 recorded its first title in international motorsport. The R8 LMS GT4 and RS 3 LMS models also won two titles in their classes on the first ...

2.5 TFSI: Audi’s Most Powerful Series Five-Cylinder

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="64466"] source: Audi AG The legend lives: the five-cylinder engine is an expression of Audi’s DNA Stronger character: the robust sound and characteristic firing order will give you goosebumps Audi RS 3: new setup for unmatched acceleration and top speed The five-cylinder engine has been an important component of Audi’s brand DNA ever since the first one was introduced in 1976. Even today, its characteristic firing order and unique sound ...

Rally Co-Driver Fabrizia Pons: “The quattro Has Never Lost Its Grip on Me”

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="64281"] source: Audi AG The vice-champion as Michèle Mouton’s co-driver remembers victory with Audi Great anticipation for the electric e-tron fleet and the new RS 3 Audi Sport GmbH Managing Director Sebastian Grams: “quattro links the past with the future” They are historic venues for the international rally scene and they have close ties to Audi: the Col de Turini as a stage of the Monte Carlo Rally and San Romolo as a very crucia...

Podium for Saintéloc Racing and Another GT World Challenge Europe Title for Team WRT

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="64305"] source: Audi AG Saintéloc Racing finishes second with the Audi R8 LMS in Valencia Team WRT wins overall teams’ classification of the GT World Challenge Europe Trophies for the Audi RS 3 LMS in four countries Audi Sport customer teams Saintéloc Racing and Team WRT had every reason to celebrate at the Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe Sprint Cup in Valencia. The French Saintéloc Racing team clinched second place in the first of th...

New German Performance Will Field an Audi RS 3 LMS at VIRginia International Raceway

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="64084"] Building on their race-winning success in other racing series, New German Performance will field an Audi RS 3 LMS in the TCR class at the upcoming IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge Virginia is for Racing Lovers 2-hour event at VIRginia International Raceway on October 10th. This event will mark New German Performance’s first entry into the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge, fielding the No. 44 Audi RS 3 LMS serviced and prepared at their Manas...

Endurance Victory and Championship Lead for Audi in Italy

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="64169"] Another triumph for Audi Sport Italia First DTM Trophy win of the season for the Audi R8 LMS GT4 in Assen Class podiums in four countries for the Audi RS 3 LMS Audi Sport Italia won in the Campionato Italiano Gran Turismo Endurance with the Audi R8 LMS for the second time this year. With this success, Audi Sport Italia now leads both the drivers’ and the teams’ standings in the endurance and sprint classifications. The ...

Heat and Sandstorms: Morocco Test for the Audi RS Q e-tron

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="64127"] source: Audi AG Extreme conditions during two-week test in the desert First test in the dunes for the electric drivetrain Andreas Roos: “We still have a lot to do before the Dakar Rally” On the way to its debut in the famous Dakar Rally in January 2022, Audi Sport has tested the Audi RS Q e-tron for almost two weeks in Morocco under the most extreme conditions. After testing in Germany and Spain, the team headed f...

Video of the Day: Audi RS e-tron GT vs AMG E63 S Drag Race

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="63850"] words: Bill, video: carwow.com ICE versus Electric Mat Watson and Carwow are back and this time he is bringing the heat. In this corner, the AMG E63 S and the opposite (in more ways than one), our hero, the Audi RS e-tron GT. Mat always tries to be in the car that he thinks will win and boasted that no Audi RS vehicle has won against the E63 S. Does this bode well for the RS e-tron GT? Watch below and find out. [embed]https:...

Find of the Day: 2009 Audi R15 V10 TDI Chassis T 101

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="63825"] words: Bill, photos: Canepa Want to be the King/Queen of your next Audi Club High Performance Driver Education event? Heck, want to be King/Queen at the next historics race? Here's your chance. This R15 V10 TDI is for sale from Canepa. We've featured another FOTD from Canepa and it was a 1986 Audi Sport quattro possibly owned by Frank Beddor (founder of the Club). Here's the ad: [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="63823"] Af...

And the Winner of the Audi Club RS 6 Avant Sweepstakes is…

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="59867"] Over a year ago (it seems like a lifetime), we were talking about our next sweepstakes. Our previous one had ended and the prize was a choice between an RS 5 Coupe, an RS 5 Sportback, or an e-tron SUV. At that time, it was the most expensive prize Audi Club had ever offered. "Why not think bigger?" The newest and hottest Audi had just been announced for North America and we had to get our hands on one. The Audi RS 6 Avant was finally co...

Charles Weerts and Dries Vanthoor Overall GT World Challenge Europe Champions with Audi

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="63769"] source: Audi AG Another early title for Audi Sport drivers Weerts and Vanthoor Victories for the Audi R8 LMS in Italy and China Class titles for the Audi R8 LMS GT4 The latest GT World Challenge Europe weekend saw more celebration for Team WRT as Charles Weerts and Dries Vanthoor clinched another early title. The Audi R8 LMS proved to be the car to beat in Italy and China, while the latest evolution version of the GT3 sports car made...