DTM Instead of MotoGP: Audi Drivers Excited About Assen

source: Audi Sport Dutch motorcycle race track to host a DTM race for the first time Track layout of TT Circuit Assen promises spectacular racing DTM leader René Rast to contest his 50th DTM race Following the season’s highlight at the Norisring that was extremely successful for Audi, DTM fans can look forward to their next treat: on July 20/21, the popular touring car racing series will visit the famous TT Circuit Assen in the Netherlands. “Assen is mainly known as a motorcycle...

From Zero to Hero: Rast Wins at Audi’s Home Round

source: Audi Sport Third victory this season for René Rast with near-35-second advantage Pole position, track records and second place for Nico Müller Loïc Duval finishes in fourth from last row on the grid A great day for Audi at its home round in Nuremberg: In front of a full house, René Rast won Saturday’s DTM race at the Norisring with an advantage of nearly 35 seconds in spite of having dropped to the last position at the start. Nico Müller, the fastest driv...

Nico Müller: “I’ve always felt comfortable at the Norisring”

source: Audi Sport An interview with the Misano winner before Audi’s home round in Nuremberg The days following his victory in the DTM race at Misano were action-packed for Nico Müller. The Swiss in an interview before Audi’s home round at the Norisring (Saturday and Sunday live at 1 PM CEST on SAT.1). How did you celebrate your second DTM victory? On Sunday night, there was a get-together at the Audi Hospitality. It was nice to drink to the good weeken...

Turbo Power and High-Performance Brakes: Home Round for Audi in Nuremberg

source: Audi Sport Leader of the standings René Rast with unusual Norisring tally and new livery Record winner Jamie Green fit again following his appendix surgery Head of Audi Motorsport Dieter Gass: “Norisring is an absolute highlight” Next weekend (July 6/7), the motorsport world will eagerly focus on Nuremberg again: For the first time, the new DTM Class 1 race cars with their 610-hp four-cylinder turbo engines will be racing on a city street circuit. “The Norisring has a...

Hot Stuff: Nico Müller Celebrates Second DTM Victory

source: Audi Sport Audi driver wins Sunday’s race at Misano in commanding style René Rast claims podium finish in spite of puncture and extends DTM lead Four Audi RS 5 DTM in top five positions In the so far hottest DTM race of the new turbo era, the new Audi RS 5 DTM was the measure of all things. Nico Müller won Sunday’s race in commanding style at Misano (Italy) ahead of BMW driver Philipp Eng. René Rast finished third in spite of a puncture and thus extended ...

Audi Driver René Rast New DTM Leader

source: Audi Sport Pole position and second place in Saturday’s race at Misano, Loïc Duval in third Controversial safety car deployment prevents possible Audi one-two result MotoGP star Andrea Dovizioso thrills crowd in his maiden DTM race On clinching pole position and second place in Saturday’s race, Audi driver René Rast took the overall lead in the DTM at Misano (Italy). Loïc Duval, in third position, achieved his first podium finish this season. MotoGP star ...

MotoGP Star Andrea Dovizioso Heads To DTM Debut

source: Audi Sport DTM in Italy with prominent guest driver in the Audi RS 5 DTM Audi leads manufacturers’ classification after two victories Misano circuit layout promises spectacular racing For motorsport fans, there are two good reasons to travel to the DTM in Italy on the Pentecost weekend: Last year’s DTM races at the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli near Rimini were particularly spectacular. Adding to this year’s action, MotoGP star Andrea Dovizioso takes on the DTM as a g...

Nico Müller Clinches Podium for Audi Sport Abt Sportsline at Zolder

source: Audi Sport Third place after gripping duel with Joel Eriksson in Saturday’s race Robin Frijns without fortune in his home round at Zolder Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline was able to celebrate a podium finish in the DTM’s return to Zolder, but lost the lead in the teams’ classification. Nico Müller finished third in Saturday’s race and eighth in the race on Sunday. Robin Frijns left his home round without points in spite of good starting positions. The Dutchman lives ...

“Journey Into The Unknown”: DTM Returns to Belgium

source: Audi Sport Popular touring car racing series to visit Zolder for the first time since 2002 Four-kilometer race track is regarded as highly challenging Local hero Robin Frijns calls the circuit: “Mini Nordschleife” Following the spectacular start to the new turbo era, DTM fans can already look forward to the next treat: this weekend (May 18/19), the popular touring car racing series is returning to its roots at Zolder, Belgium. The four-kil...

MotoGP Star Dovizioso to Race for Audi in the DTM

source: Audi Sport MotoGP 2017 and 2018 runner-up as guest driver in the DTM races at Misano Ducati factory driver to swap his Desmosedici GP for the Audi RS 5 DTM Dieter Gass: “A big thing for the DTM and for motorsport in general” A prominent guest driver at Audi Sport in the DTM: For one weekend, Italian motorcycle star Andrea Dovizioso (33 years old) is going to switch from his Ducati Desmosedici GP into the cockpit of an Audi RS 5 DTM. The MotoGP 2017 and 2018 ...

One-Two-Three for Audi, Runaway Success for René Rast

source: Audi Sport René Rast wins Sunday’s race at Hockenheim from 16th on the grid Nico Müller and Robin Frijns complete Audi’s podium lockout Audi CEO Bram Schot: “This tastes moreish” A double podium on Saturday, a one-two-three result on Sunday: Audi managed an impressive start to the DTM’s turbo era at the Hockenheimring. In Sunday’s gripping race, René Rast from Audi Sport Team Rosberg with a bold strategy won ahead of Nico Müller and Robin Frijns (both Audi Sport Tea...

Dieter Gass: “In the DTM, the fans can look forward to super-thrilling racing”

source: Audi Sport Interview with Head of Audi Motorsport Dieter Gass Gass about the new turbo era in the DTM This weekend (May 4/5), the new DTM season kicks off at the Hockenheimring. Head of Audi Motorsport Dieter Gass talks about the new turbo era in the DTM, Aston Martin’s entry and the internationalization of the series. Why should motorsport fans be excited about the 2019 DTM? In the DTM, motorsport fans can always, and that’s again true for 2019, look forward to s...

New Audi RS 5 DTM Leaves Strong Impression

source: Audi Sport Audi fastest on all four days of DTM pre-season tests at the Lausitzring DTM lap record broken by more than two seconds New turbo era of DTM begins at Hockenheim on May 4/5 During the “dress rehearsal” before the DTM season opens at Hockenheim on May 4/5, the new Audi RS 5 DTM left a strong impression. In the final pre-season tests at the Lausitzring, the best time set on all four days went to an Audi driver. The Audi squad also reeled off the lar...

Tom Kristensen Thrills Audience in Audi RS 5 DTM

source: Audi Sport Le Mans record winner back in DTM cockpit as a “taxi driver” More than 750 guests attend event of Audi’s partner MASCOT® WORKWEAR From 2004 to 2009, Tom Kristensen was racing for Audi in the DTM. At a four-day event hosted by Audi’s partner MASCOT® WORKWEAR in Denmark, the Le Mans record winner celebrated a short “comeback.” Kristensen became famous primarily due to his nine triumphs in the Le Mans 24 Hours. However, with n...

Lightweight, Efficient, Powerful: The New Audi Turbo Engine for the DTM

source: Audi Sport Compact two-liter four-cylinder engine with more than 610 horsepower Extremely low specific consumption and high efficiency Pioneering technologies for production development The beginning of a new era in the DTM: Starting in the 2019 season, the Class 1 race cars of the popular touring car racing series will use modern and highly efficient turbo engines. The two-liter four-cylinder power-plant of the Audi RS 5 DTM delivers more than 610 horsepower. B...

Ulrich Baretzky: “The fans will enjoy hearing the sound a four-cylinder engine can produce”

The Head of Engine Development talks about the new DTM turbo engine Compact dimensions, low weight and fascinating sound Extremely low specific consumption in spite of high engine power Ulrich Baretzky, Head of Engine Development at , is convinced that the new four-cylinder turbo engine is the right move for the DTM. Why does Audi continue to pursue motorsport with internal combustion (IC) engines? The IC engine still has a long future and complements electric mobility reall...

Video of the Day: 530HP Audi TT Hillclimb Monster With…A V8

video: NM2255 Car HD Videos If you think the sound of the 5 pot in the TT RS is heaven, this TT with a DTM V8 swap is nirvana. Not only does the TT sound mean, it looks the part with this evil aero kit. Watch lunatic Vladimir Vitver as he throws his front engined RWD TT around curves. [embed]https://youtu.be/6dhHF1KKg3c[/embed]

Audi Driver Mike Rockenfeller: “2019 DTM Will Be Mega Thrilling”

source: Audi Sport 2013 DTM Champion in an interview about DTM’s new turbo era More engine power, more suspense Season opens on May 4/5, 2019 at the Hockenheimring Four months to go before the new Audi RS 5 DTM with some 600 horsepower celebrates its racing debut. Mike Rockenfeller, 2013 DTM Champion and long-standing Audi factory driver, shares more about the fascinating new DTM era that will begin on May 4/5 at the Hockenheimring. What’s new in the 2019 DTM? There are a lot of in...

The Right Six: Audi Confirms Drivers For DTM

source: Audi Sport Audi Sport enters new turbo era in DTM with proven driver squad Sextet with 32 DTM victories, 26 pole positions and 42 fastest laps DTM Champions René Rast and Mike Rockenfeller as spearheads Audi Sport will enter the new turbo era of the DTM with a proven driver squad. Loïc Duval (F/36), Robin Frijns (NL/27), Jamie Green (GB/36), Nico Müller (CH/26), René Rast (D/32) and Mike Rockenfeller (D/35) have been confirmed as drivers for the 2019 DTM sea...

Clearly More Power And Fantastic Sound: Audi Drivers Enthuse Over Turbo DTM

source: Audi Sport New Audi RS 5 DTM on track for the first time Two-liter four-cylinder turbo engine with some 600 horsepower Nico Müller, René Rast and Mike Rockenfeller thrilled after initial test For Nico Müller, René Rast and Mike Rockenfeller, Christmas came a little earlier this year: On the racetrack at Estoril, Portugal, the three Audi drivers had their first opportunity to test the new Audi RS 5 DTM, ringing in the turbo era of the DTM. All three climbed o...