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...

Six-Pack! Audi Driver Rast Wins DTM Finale As Well

source: Audi Sport Own record topped: six DTM victories in a row for René Rast Audi driver in final race successfully battles for runner-up in the championship Head of Audi Motorsport Dieter Gass: “A fantastic way to close the season” Six victories in a row! Audi driver René Rast won the season’s last race at the Hockenheimring as well, so topping his own record from the previous day. On Sunday, behind Mercedes-Benz driver Gary Paffett, the 31-year-old German fr...

DTM Finale: Audi Driver René Rast Fights For Second Title

source: Audi Sport 30-point deficit and an outsider chance at Hockenheim Final showdown with Mercedes-Benz in the DTM Head of Audi Motorsport Dieter Gass: “Driving with the motto: all in!” Audi Sport is going for broke at the DTM finale at the Hockenheimring on 13/14 October. Audi driver René Rast still has an outside chance of successfully defending his title. A place among the top three in the overall standings is already certain for the reigning DTM champion. ...

Showdown at Hockenheim: Fight for the DTM Title Will Be a True Festival for the Fans

source: DTM, photos: DTM and Audi Sport Battle for the title a three-way fight between ex-champions Paul Di Resta and Gary Paffett as well as reigning champion René Rast Mick Schumacher trying to win the F3 European Championship crown Touring-Car Classics and GT4 Sprint Cup Europe to make the hearts of the motor-racing enthusiasts beat faster In the season finale at the Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg, the battle for the title will come to its end. Who will win the DTM drive...

Audi Celebrates 100th Victory in the DTM

source: Audi Sport René Rast achieves fourth DTM victory in succession Nico Müller perfects one-two result for Audi Drivers’ championship to be decided at the Hockenheim finale Audi achieved its 100th DTM victory at the Red Bull Ring in Austria. Following the somewhat fortunate one-two-three success on Saturday, Audi Sport celebrated a dominant one-two result on Sunday thanks to René Rast (Audi Sport Team Rosberg) and Nico Müller (Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline). ...

DTM Thriller at Spielberg: Audi Celebrates Unexpected One-Two-Three Result

source: Audi Sport René Rast clinches third consecutive victory in front of Mike Rockenfeller and Nico Müller Championship remains undecided three races before season ends Drivers from all three Audi Sport teams on podium Audi kept its promise of continuing to keep up suspense in the DTM title race on claiming a one-two-three result in Saturday’s spectacular race on the Red Bull Ring: By clinching his third consecutive victory Audi dr...

Two Poles, Two Wins: Audi Driver René Rast Achieves The Perfect DTM Weekend

source: Audi Sport Defending champion also wins Sunday’s race at the Nürburgring Maximum points haul and third place in the overall standings Head of Audi Motorsport Dieter Gass: “Fantastic for René, fantastic for Audi” Audi driver René Rast achieved the perfect DTM weekend at the Nürburgring: As he did on Saturday, the defending champion also claimed pole position and victory on Sunday. As a result, he scored the maximum possible points with his Audi RS 5 DTM...

Audi Headed For The Future With Formula E and DTM

[source: Audi Sport] Brand confirms factory commitments in Formula E and DTM top-caliber series Fans to see fully electric motorsport and popular touring car races Board Member for Technical Development Mertens: Increased reference to production development In 2019, Audi will continue to compete with electric power in motorsport. At the same time, the manufacturer will prolong its factory-backed commitment in the popular DTM touring car series. In the 2017/2018...