Ten Years of Audi Sport customer racing

[source: Audi Sport] Six models for top-class customer motorsport More than 50 championship titles worldwide Numerous synergies due to close affiliation within the Group Neuburg a. d. Donau - Audi Sport customer racing is celebrating its tenth anniversary. Following the presentation of the first generation of the Audi R8 LMS in 2008, the first customers relied on the GT3 sports car the following season – and immediately clinched three driver championship titles. To d...

Victory For All Three Audi Sport customer racing Models

[source: Audi Sport] Audi R8 LMS achieves next GT3 success in Blancpain GT Series Audi R8 LMS GT4 wins in the United Kingdom Audi RS 3 LMS at the very front in America and Russia The customer teams of Audi Sport customer racing came out on top and clinched further podium places in some of the world’s most challenging series again last weekend. Audi R8 LMS GT3 Perfect showing in the United Kingdom: The second race weekend in the Blancpain GT Series...

#TBT Video: 2008 ALMS Long Beach Grand Prix

There is no doubt that more than a fair share of Audi Sport fans look back on the LMP1 era in the American Le Mans series as a halcyon time for the four rings. The now defunct ALMS series was a favorite to be certain, as was the highly dominant Audi R10. Some of the greatest races by Audi Sport in ALMS racing came when the R10 and its crews faced off with the LMP2 class Porsche RS Spyder fielded by Penske Racing. Here, as a special treat, IMSA has posted the entire 2008 Grand Prix of Long...

Audi RS 6 Sedan Rendering by X-tomi

With the new Audi A6 now having been revealed, it was only a matter of time before rendering experts like X-tomi Design began imagineering what the next-generation of RS 6 might look like. Seems that day has come, at least in sedan form. You may remember Audi did build sedan versions of the C5 and C6 RS 6 generations. The onset of the Sportback body style served to render cars like the RS 6 (and RS 4) sedan as obsolete. Even still, it's interesting to see the new C8 A6 in RS form and that...

Audi Sport Customers Successful Around The Globe

[source: Audi Sport] GT3 victories in Europe and Australia Audi R8 LMS GT4 in front in America, the Czech Republic and France First victory this season in ADAC TCR Germany for the Audi RS 3 LMS Neuburg a. d. Donau - America, Australia, the Czech Republic, France, Hungary and Italy: In six countries, Audi Sport customer racing teams celebrated victories last weekend. In addition, they clinched many other podium places. Audi R8 LMS GT3 First victory f...

Rallycross: Roller Coaster Ride for EKS Audi Sport

Snow in final! Qualifying winner Andreas Bakkerud finishes fourth Mattias Ekström misses final at Montalegre by 0.5 seconds Montalegre - Sun, rain and even snow in the end: totally crazy April weather in round two of the FIA World Rallycross Championship (World RX) and a roller coaster ride for EKS Audi Sport. After positions one and three in qualifying, expectations of the two Audi campaigners, Andreas Bakkerud and Mattias Ekström, in Portugal had been higher than positio...

Disappointment for Audi in WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup in Hungary

[source: Audi Sport] Meager reward for strong fightback maneuvers Jean-Karl Vernay from Audi Sport Leopard Lukoil Team best Audi driver Budapest - After Audi Sport customer racing achieved a victory in the opening round of the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup in Marrakesh three weeks ago, the second weekend in Hungary ended in disappointment. Jean-Karl Vernay, who managed a remarkable fightback in each of the three races, was only one of six drivers of an Audi RS 3 LMS ...

Audi R8 LMS Wins Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup Opener

[source: Audi Sport] Belgian Audi Club Team WRT in front at Monza Car Collection Motorsport with Elmar Grimm leads 24H Series standings Preview of second race weekend in WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup  With podium results clinched at Monza and at Navarra two Audi Sport customer racing teams and their drivers are in the top spots of the tables in two international racing series. Audi R8 LMS GT3 Victory in season opener: The Blancpain GT Series Endurance...

Secure A Last Minute Seat As A Driver At The Audi Sport ABT TT Cup

[source: ABT Sportsline] More than 100,000 spectators at each race live at the track, comprehensive TV coverage on Sport1 with Patrick Simon as commentator and its exclusive position as a fringe event of the DTM: The TT Cup is a crowd puller with spectators and for the drivers it is also a great springboard for their racing careers: The winner can, for example, look forward to a place in the Audi DTM Young Driver Test. An Audi TT RS road sports car also awaits the winner, while there is a...

DTM: Farewell Races for Ekström at Hockenheim

[source: Audi Sport] Audi factory driver says goodbye to fans at DTM season opener Additional Audi RS 5 DTM to be fielded for two-time DTM Champion Mattias Ekström: “Plenty of goose-bump moments” Emotional farewell after 17 years in DTM: Mattias Ekström will race in an additional Audi RS 5 DTM in the DTM season opener at the Hockenheimring, so giving motorsport fans yet another reason to watch the races on May 5 and 6 either live at the venue or on television. ...

Victories for Audi R8 LMS and Audi RS 3 LMS

Junior drivers from Phoenix Racing celebrate first success in ADAC GT Masters this season Fast lady Carrie Schreiner with overall victories in DMV GTC Audi RS 3 LMS unbeatable on the Nürburgring, at Hockenheim and in Russia Neuburg a. d. Donau - Audi Sport customers celebrated podium results and victories around the globe. The season openers in Germany and Russia went particularly well. Audi R8 LMS GT3 Strong start to the season at Oschersleben: The...

Audi Sport Named Presenting Sponsor for GP of Virginia

[source: Pirelli World Challenge Public Relations] Audi Sport Named Presenting Sponsor for PWC Grand Prix of Virginia set for April 27-29 Some 100 cars set to compete on fast, popular VIR road circuit ALTON, Va. – Pirelli World Challenge announced today that Audi Sport will serve as the presenting sponsor for the upcoming PWC Grand Prix of Virginia schedule for April 27-29 at the picturesque 3.27-mile, 17-turn VIRginia International Raceway permanent road circuit in south Virgin...

DTM Champion René Rast in Audi RS 3 LMS

[source: Audi Sport] Audi factory driver to race as guest in WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup Seven Audi RS 3 LMS cars on Nürburgring grid Audi Sport Team WRT is the race team for the DTM Champion Audi Sport customer racing is bringing a prominent guest entrant to round three of the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup at the Nürburgring. René Rast, who won the DTM title last year in his debut season, will be racing in an Audi RS 3 LMS for the first time. As a result...

Audi R8 RWS Starting Price? A Bargain at $139,950

[words: Bill Cho, photos: Audi AG] Motor Trend is reporting that Audi of America announced the starting price for the R8 RWS...a stunning $139, 950 including destination. That's a massive $26,000 less than a 'base' R8 V10 Coupe and humongous $55,000 off a R8 V10 plus. I'm running out of 'big' words to describe the price difference. At such a bargain price, these will probably fly off the dealership floors but if you want one, you'd better hurry. Audi Sport is building 999 examples...

Debut Victory of the Audi RS 3 LMS in WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup

Jean-Karl Vernay celebrates victory on opening weekend in Marrakesh Good performances from Audi Sport Leopard Lukoil Team and Vernay Marrakesh - Audi Sport customer racing continued a great touring car tradition in Morocco. The last FIA World Touring Car Cup, which Audi won at the time, was held 23 years ago. Now Jean-Karl Vernay and the Audi Sport Leopard Lukoil Team made history at the beginning of a new era. In the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup in Marrakesh, the Frenchma...

The Champion’s New Wrap: René Rast in Red

All Audi RS 5 DTM cars with new liveries in the 2018 season DTM Champion to race in red Audi Sport RS 5 DTM First appearance in pre-season tests at Hockenheim from April 9 to 12 Neuburg a.d. Donau - Same number but a new wrap for the DTM Champion: in the 2018 DTM season, title defender René Rast will race in a red Audi Sport RS 5 DTM. Audi has adapted last year’s championship-winning car to the changed regulations and at the same time refreshed the graphic des...

Neustadt Teases April 9 Debut of Audi Sport e-tron Vision GT

Audi is the latest brand to create one of the Vision GT series of concept cars for use in the Gran Turismo driving sim franchise. The upcoming e-tron Vision GT is set to debut on April 9. In as much, the social media team at Audi's performance division have been teasing the car via video on Facebook. Watch the shorts below, and follow Audi Sport on Facebook HERE. https://www.facebook.com/AudiSport/videos/1660390050712297/ https://www.facebook.com/AudiSport/videos/1661476383936997/

Audi R8 LMS Wins GT Asia Series Opening Event

Victory for Absolute Racing in Asian season opener Podium result for the Audi RS 3 LMS in Japan Audi Sport customer racing Japan presents 2018 program The customers of Audi Sport customer racing achieved a total of seven podium results in Japan, Malaysia and Australia. Audi R8 LMS GT3 Successful opener in Malaysia: The Singha Plan-B by Absolute Racing customer team clinched two trophies in the opening round of the GT Asia Series. The two Thai cam...

2018 New York International Auto Show – Audi Sport Pre-Night Event Video and RS 5 Sportback Videos

words: Bill Cho, videos: Audi of America The night before the New York International Auto Show, Scott Keogh, Audi of America president, and Michael-Julius Renz, CEO of Audi Sport, introduced two new models, the R8 V10 RWS and the RS 5 Sportback. We broadcasted their speeches live on the Audi Club North America Facebook page but in case you missed it (and admittedly the video was a little shaky), Audi has released their speeches and also footage of the RS 5 Sportback going through ...

The All-New 2019 Audi RS 5 Sportback Makes Global Debut at New York International Auto Show

World debut of the RS 5 Sportback marks the 7th new Audi Sport entry Five-door coupe silhouette with seating for five delivers maximum functionality 444 hp TFSI V6 biturbo engine coupled with quattro sport rear differential offers exceptional performance and handling NEW YORK – Joining the performance family, Audi Sport launches its latest RS model - the Audi RS 5 Sportback. Making its world debut at the 2018 New York International Auto Show, the RS 5 Sportback offers a balance...