Audi GT Concept Render By Jordan Gendler

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="48894"] words: Bill, photos: Jordan Gendler  Supposed you are a car designer and you just can't help it but to keep designing on your time off? Well you could possibly be Jordan Gendler. He is a designer with Jaguar Land Rover and what you see here is his vision of a futuristic Audi GT. He loves Audi from the 2000s so he combined the MK1 TT with the Rosemeyer concept from 2000. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="48891"] Slathered ...

The Right Stuff: Just What Does It Take To Be A Top Audi Test Driver?

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="48879"] source: Audi Australia Magazine A dream job certainly, but one that requires extraordinary skill behind the wheel and an ‘automotive mind set’ – meet Frank Stippler, Audi Sport test driver extraordinaire.  When Audi Sport goes testing, it spends an inordinate amount of time at the track they call The Green Hell – the famed Nürburgring Nordschleife. To be an Audi Sport test driver then, amongst a raft of other skills and qualit...

DTM Confirms Official Test Ahead of New 2020 Season

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="47628"] source: DTM Four-day test at the Nürburgring confirmed for beginning of June Run along strict health and safety rules; no public allowed on-site Managing Director ITR, Mohaupt: “Extremely confident we’ll host exciting races in 2020” Ahead of the start of its rescheduled 2020 season, DTM organisers ITR have arranged an official test for all teams – which takes place at the Nürburgring between June 8 and 11. It’s the signal th...

Audi Realigns Its Commitment in Motorsport

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="46747"] source: Audi Sport, DTM Editor's note: DTM has released a statement on Audi's withdrawal. The statement is at the bottom of the post. Mercedes-Benz had previously pulled out in 2018 leaving only BMW and Aston Martin. Will the series survive? Involvement in DTM touring car racing series not to be extended after 2020 season Audi CEO Markus Duesmann: “Also focusing our efforts on the race track and systematically competing for tomo...

#Racehome: DTM Drivers From Audi in Virtual Races for a Good Cause

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="45718"] source: Audi Sport Charity racing series with the Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo Initiative by Audi factory driver Mike Rockenfeller Audi factory driver Mike Rockenfeller has initiated a virtual racing series under the motto #RaceHome, which will be held on the PlayStation 4 with the fully-electric Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo. The proceeds will be used for a good cause. Once a week, fans of the Audi brand and SimRacing profe...

Audi RS 5 DTM: New Clothes for the Championship Winning Car

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="44541"] source: Audi Sport Audi RS 5 DTM the car to beat in the DTM 2020 Fresh look for the six factory-entered Class 1 race cars New partners for Audi Sport In 2019, the Audi RS 5 DTM was the car to beat in the DTM. For the project “title defense”, the championship-winning car was optimized in details. At the same time, Audi Design gave the six factory-entered cars a fresh look. On Saturday, Audi presented the RS 5 DTM of title de...

Six Correct Ones: Audi With Unchanged Driver Squad In The 2020 DTM

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="42646"] source: Audi Sport Defending champion René Rast spearheads the Audi lineup DTM again an important pillar in AUDI AG's motorsport program With an unchanged driver squad, Audi is launching the “Title Defense” project in the DTM in the 2020 motorsport season. After the most successful DTM season in the company's history, winning all three championship titles, twelve wins, twelve pole positions, twe...

DTM 2020 To Officially Break Cover At Monza

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="39734"] source: DTM Traditional pre-season test confirmed for March 16-18 DTM makes Monza Rally Show appearance this weekend Ticket pre-sales for June event already open The official test ahead of the start of the 2020 DTM season will take at Monza from March 16-18. The traditional three-day session will allow teams and drivers to familiarise themselves with the legendary high-speed Italian circuit ahead of its first-ever DTM race, whic...

Audi Driver Tréluyer Shines In Comeback

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="39137"] source: Audi Sport Frenchman best driver of a DTM car in “dream race” at Fuji on Saturday Spectacular first joint race of DTM and SUPER GT DTM Champion René Rast thrills fans with fightback Surprise in the “dream race” at Fuji (Japan): in the turbulent first joint race of the DTM and the Japanese SUPER GT Championship, Benoît Tréluyer in sixth position was the best Audi driver on Saturday. In his first race with the Aud...

From The Last Place Onto The Podium: Audi Driver Duval With Sensational Fightback In “Dream Race”

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="39117"] source: Audi Sport DTM and SUPER GT thrilled the crowd in joint appearance in Japan All four Audi RS 5 DTM in the top ten in Sunday’s race Loïc Duval best Audi driver in spite of early puncture Spectacular duels, gripping overtaking maneuvers and an awesome photo finish in the end: The second joint race of the DTM and the SUPER GT made spectators at Fuji, Japan, jump from their seats. One of the protagonists on Sunday: Audi driver...

A Dream Comes True: Four Audi RS 5 DTM In “Dream Race” In Japan

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="38612"] source: Audi Sport First joint DTM and SUPER GT races at Fuji 1.5-kilometer straight poses special challenge DTM Champion René Rast: “Am excited to see what’s in store for us” At the conclusion of an extremely successful season for Audi, DTM fans can look forward to a unique treat for dessert: On Saturday and Sunday (November 23/24), the first two joint races of the DTM and the Japanese SUPER GT will be held at the foot of fam...

At The Wheel Of The Champion

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="38398"] source: Roland Löwisch for Audi Sport 610 turbo horsepower, the Hockenheimring and rainy weather: challenging preconditions for motoring journalist Roland Löwisch doing his test laps in René Rast’s championship-winning Audi RS 5 DTM. Löwisch has been reporting about the motoring sector since 1990. The ‘Auto Bild’, ‘Auto Forum’ and ‘STERN’ magazines have been the most important stints in his professional career during whi...

With TFSI Power: Record Year For Audi In The DTM

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="36944"] source: Audi Sport Audi uses experience-based advantage in rolling out efficiency technology Audi RS 5 DTM most successful model in current DTM era DTM Champion René Rast races from record to record Since as far back as 2001, Audi has been combining turbocharging with gasoline direct injection (TFSI) in production cars. When this efficiency technology was rolled out in the DTM, the brand with the four rings lever...

Audi Employees In Ingolstadt Celebrate DTM Champion René Rast And Successes In GT Racing

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="36783"] source: Audi AG Victorious race cars driven through production halls at Ingolstadt plant René Rast, Frank Stippler and Dries Vanthoor enthusiastically welcomed With a unique activity, the employees at Audi’s Ingolstadt location celebrated Audi’s triple title win in the 2019 DTM and the successes of Audi Sport customer racing in the GT category: for the first time ever, race cars were driven through the productio...

Triple Triumph In The Finale: Audi Crowns Its Most Successful DTM Season

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="36272"] source: Audi Sport Nico Müller wins wet race in front of Mike Rockenfeller and René Rast Twelfth victory in 18th race for the Audi RS 5 DTM Management Board Member for Development Rothenpieler: “Vorsprung durch Technik par excellence” Rain, fireworks and all-out partying at Audi: in the final race of the 2019 DTM, the brand with the four rings again gave the competition no chance and crowned its most successful DTM season with ...

Masterful DTM Champion: René Rast Celebrates Seventh Victory This Season

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="36215"] source: Audi Sport Audi driver wins Saturday’s race in DTM finale at Hockenheim 50th success for the Audi RS 5 DTM Audi Sport Team Rosberg secures teams’ championship ahead of time René Rast began the final weekend of the DTM with a masterful performance: The Champion won Saturday’s race at the Hockenheimring from pole position. Having scored the maximum number of points, he secured the teams’ championshi...

Premiere At DTM Finale: Audi RS 5 DTM With Innovative Fuel For The First Time

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="35963"] source: Audi Sport Fuel with a high proportion of renewable components improves CO2 balance by 30 percent Joint pilot test with Aral in Audi RS 5 DTM race taxi Two-time Formula One World Champion Emerson Fittipaldi to drive demo laps With the introduction of highly efficient turbo engines, the DTM has achieved a significant CO2 reduction in the 2019 season. At the DTM finale at Hockenheim, Audi, together with se...

Crowning Event For Audi champions: DTM finale With F1 World Champions And Three Japanese brands

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="35631"] source: Audi Sport Honda, Lexus and Nissan to race in DTM for the first time Audi RS 5 DTM the car to be beaten at Hockenheim Dieter Gass: “A foretaste of how we envision the DTM in the future” For the conclusion of the so far most successful DTM season in the company’s history, Audi has set its sights on another milestone achievement in the finale at the Hockenheimring (October 4 to 6): the 50th victory of ...

Duval, Rast, Rockenfeller and Tréluyer: Audi Drivers For The “Dream Race” At Fuji Have Been Confirmed

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="35562"] source: Audi Sport First race of the Audi RS 5 DTM in Japan All four Audi teams from the DTM on the grid Driver lineup with two DTM Champions and two Japan experts The Audi drivers for the joint “dream race” of the DTM and the Japanese Super GT Championship at Fuji (Japan) on November 23 and 24 have been confirmed: two DTM Champions and two Japan experts – René Rast, Mike Rockenfeller, Loïc Duval and Beno...

René Rast: “I see my future in the DTM”

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="35334"] source: Audi Sport The 2019 DTM Champion in an extensive interview before the season’s finale Audi driver René Rast secured an early DTM title win in the season’s third from last race. In an extensive interview, the 2019 DTM Champion reveals why, in spite of his early success, fans should not miss the finale at Hockenheim on the first weekend in October, what records he is interested in, what the secret of his succ...