Find of the (future) Day: 2019 Hot Wheels Audi Sport quattro (1:64 Scale)

[photo: Hot Wheels Dream Team Instagram]  Instagram is great; it's one of my favorite social media platforms (here is where I put a commercial that we also have an Instagram account, AudiClubNA). Not only can you see the latest things your friends visited, ate, drove, you can find gems like this. Scrolling through last night, this diecast caught my eye (obviously). Hot Wheels Dream Team previewed this Sport quattro. From reading the replies, it looks to be released sometime in 2019 ...

Audi Sport Customers Celebrate Worldwide Victories

[source: Audi Sport] Audi factory driver Jamie Green successful together with Bar Baruch in Italy Trophies in Europe, Asia and Australia First victory of the Audi RS 3 LMS in the STCC In China, Italy, Poland, Portugal and Sweden, the cars from Audi Sport customer racing proved their international class by scoring victories. Audi R8 LMS GT3 From tenth place to second place: Bar Baruch with guest entrant Jamie Green has achieved his most successful we...

Find of the Day: Audi exclusive Arrow Grey Pearl R8 V10 Coupe RWS

[words: Bill Cho, photos: Coleton Guerin, Clear Detailing] Yes I know our last Find of the Day was also an Audi exclusive R8 V10 Coupe RWS but since there are only 320 landing on our shores and fewer in Audi exclusive colors, any find is a Find of the Day. This gorgeous example is painted in Audi exclusive Arrow Grey Pearl. Coleton Guerin, owner of Clear Detailing in Greely, CO and photographer of these photos, spent over 12 hours  bringing out the brilliance of this color. ...

Audi Sport With Eleven Cars in Spa 24 Hours

[source: Audi Sport] Six teams to put eleven Audi R8 LMS on the grid Last year’s winners to race again for Audi Sport Team Saintéloc The Spa 24 Hours from July 26 to 29, 2018 is marked by two anniversaries: While Audi Sport customer racing celebrates its tenth season the 70th running of the iconic endurance race in the Ardennes attracts a high-caliber field. With eleven Audi R8 LMS cars Audi Sport customer racing will be battling for the fifth overall victory and class ...

Victories for Audi R8 LMS and Audi RS 3 LMS

[source: Audi Sport] The customers of Audi Sport customer racing continue their strings of success. While the teams with the Audi R8 LMS in the DMV GTC won at the fourth consecutive event the drivers of the Audi RS 3 LMS were even unbeatable on five occasions. Audi R8 LMS GT3 Two victories at the Nürburgring: On the fourth race weekend of the DMV GTC, the customers of Audi Sport customer racing once again presented themselves in top form. After the privateers celebrate...

RS 4 Times Three: ABT Reveals Tuning Secrets From Different Generations

[source: ABT] Everything began in 1994 with the RS2, which is not included here. Porsche gave the compact Audi 80 Avant 315 turbo-horsepower (232 kW), driving any trace of conservativeness from the car. The idea of a sportscar in the body of a station wagon was born. “Today, I see one of the greatest advantages of this model in the fact that it looks like a normal family car but offers the driving performance of a pure sportscar,” rally driver Walter Röhrl said back in the day. 2,8...

Audi Sport Customers Victorious In All Categories

[source: Audi Sport] GT3 success for the Audi R8 LMS in Australia and China Audi R8 LMS GT4 wins in China Audi RS 3 LMS with 24-hour class victory and other successes June began perfectly for Audi Sport customer racing as the best customer teams celebrated victories in various competitions on four continents with the entire model range. Audi R8 LMS GT3 Triumph in Australia: Tony Bates and Daniel Gaunt jointly prevailed in a difficult race on the fou...

Formula E: Audi With A Lot of Tailwind To Zurich

[source: Audi Sport] Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi aim to continue series of success in Zurich After 64 years international circuit racing returns to Switzerland Champion di Grassi: “Want to win everything there is to win” With six podiums in the last five races Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler has returned to the battle for the Formula E teams’ title. In Zurich this coming Sunday (June 10), the team around Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi is aiming to go for another stro...

Find of the Day: Audi exclusive Riviera Blue R8 V10 Coupe RWS

[words: Bill Cho, photos: James Lee (food4audis)] The R8 V10 RWS is already a rare breed with only 999 produced with 320 of them coming to the States. If you want even more exclusivity, feast your eyes on this Audi exclusive Riviera Blue...1 of 1. While cruising through my Facebook feed, a flash of blue caught my eye. Our friend, Phil Braun, posted this beauty. Phil is the Audi Sport Specialist at Walter's Audi in Riverside, CA. I asked if he could send me more photos and that's when J...

DTM Budapest: Nico Müller Clinches Podium For Audi

[source: Audi Sport] Position three for the Swiss at the Hungaroring Title defender René Rast fourth in comeback Five of the six Audi RS 5 DTM cars in the points Budapest - Five Audi RS 5 DTM cars in the top ten and 41 points in total: Audi has achieved its best result this season to date in Saturday’s race of the DTM’s visit to Hungary at Budapest. The Swiss Nico Müller (Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline) in third position clinched his first podium this season. ...

Victories for Audi Sport in Australia and Portugal

[source: Audi Sport] Daniel Gaunt in Audi R8 LMS successful at Wakefield Positive opener for Francisco Carvalho in TCR Portugal Neuburg a. d. Donau - In Australia and Portugal, Audi Sport customers clinched a total of three trophies. Audi R8 LMS GT3 Audi customers continue string of success: In the Australian CAMS NSW Production Sports Car Championship club sport series, the Audi R8 LMS has remained unbeaten this season to date. Following three successes in t...

Champion René Rast Back in Audi RS 5 DTM

[source: Audi Sport] Title defender returns to grid in Hungary after serious accident Driver unharmed, monocoque intact and in use again Hungaroring like a home round for Audi Sport Only two weeks after his serious racing accident reigning DTM Champion René Rast will be back on the grid at Budapest on the first weekend in June – driving the same Audi RS 5 DTM in which he had his accident in the DTM round at the Lausitzring. Motorsport fans around the world held their...

GMG Ready for Monday Doubleheader at Lime Rock Park

[source: GMG Racing] Just a few days after the most recent round of Pirelli World Challenge competition at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, Global Motorsports Group (GMG) will arrive at this weekend’s SprintX round of the GTS category ready to continue their championship fight in to the historic Lime Rock Park, located in Lakeville, Connecticut. Following two wins in as many weekends of the series, the combination of Alex Welch and James Sofronas will once again be joined by George Kurtz ...

Auto Express- Audi R8 RWS vs Porsche 911 GT3: Which Is Fastest In The Wet?

[video: Auto Express] Well, that didn't take long. Auto Express put the new Audi R8 RWS against the Porsche 911 GT3 in a very wet drag race. Normally, the wet conditions would be no problem for the R8 V10 but remember, this one is rear wheel drive. How will it fare against its corporate rival? [embed]https://youtu.be/qSRDbAQlqzQ[/embed]   [gallery size="large" ids="14499,14500,14501,14502,14503,14504,14505,14506,14507"]

Audi Electrifies Berlin: One-Two Finish in Formula E Home Race

[source: Audi Sport] Daniel Abt wins ahead of team mate Lucas di Grassi in Berlin Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler becomes the first ever Formula E team to score maximum points Audi e-tron FE04 the outstanding car in Berlin-Tempelhof Berlin - Audi electrified Berlin with a fairytale finish at the Formula E home race. Thanks to pole position, a dominant one-two finish and the fastest race lap, Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler is the first team to score maximum points on a race day ...

Find of the Day: NOS Minichamps 1:43 Audi Sport quattro Pike’s Peak

Today's Find of the Day goes out to the scale model collectors amongst us. Rare and out of production models tend to pull a serious premium on auction sites like Ebay, and that's if you can find them at all. Take for example the Minichamps' 1:43 iteration of Walter Röhrl's 1987 Audi Sport quattro Pike's Peak racer. Minichamps did a limited edition run (6687 units) back in 2006, complete with cool display box featuring a map of the Pike's Peak hillclimb. It seems at least one of those un...

Audi Sport Customers Win in Asia and Australia

[source: Audi Sport] Winners’ trophies in the Australian GT Championship GT3 successes of the Audi R8 LMS in China Audi Sport R8 LMS Cup at the Nürburgring with prominent appearance The Audi Sport customer racing teams again scored successes in international GT racing. At the same time, the first appearance of the Audi Sport R8 LMS Cup at the Nürburgring met with great interest. Audi R8 LMS GT3 Victories in Australian GT racing: Tony Bates and G...

Formula E, DTM and DFB-Pokal: A Weekend of Sports Superlatives for Audi

[source: Audi Sport] Formula E race on home soil for Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler in Berlin Electric racing series live on ARD before DFB-Pokal Final DTM at the Lausitzring on SAT.1 DFB-Pokal Final, Formula E in Berlin and the DTM at the Lausitzring: The Pentecost weekend this year will be one of superlatives for sports enthusiasts and fans of the Audi brand. For Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler, the Berlin E-Prix is on the agenda on Saturday, May 19. It will be ...

Disappointment for Audi in Nürburgring 24 Hours

[source: Audi Sport] Audi Sport Team Land in sixth position best Audi team Harsh conditions in 46th running of the iconic race in the Eifel Podium result in TCR class for Bonk Motorsport Nürburg - In the 46th running of the Nürburgring 24 Hours, the Eifel region revealed itself at its worst: Audi Sport customer racing had traveled to the world’s biggest automobile race as title defenders, but together with its customer teams suffered some bitter setba...

Test of Courage for Audi Drivers at Rallycross in Belgium

[source: Audi Sport] Round three of twelve on rallycross calendar Race track one of the most unusual and difficult ones Circuit Jules Tacheny at Mettet, Belgium - Tight turns, tire walls as track barriers and a spectacular jump into the valley: Circuit Jules Tacheny at Mettet, Belgium, some 80 kilometers southeast of Brussels will host round three of the FIA World Rallycross Championship (World RX) this weekend (May 12/13) – and test the drivers’ courage. ...