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. ...

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...