Audi R8 LMS in DTM Title Fight until the Finale

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="64797"] source: Audi AG Kelvin van der Linde starting for Team ABT Sportsline finishes third Three-time champion René Rast returns to the DTM in 2022 The 2021 DTM season has come to an end at the Norisring with an exciting final weekend and the title not being decided until the very last of 16 races. Kelvin van der Linde celebrates third place overall in Team ABT Sportsline’s Audi R8 LMS, while the first prominent newcomer for 20...

First DTM Victory of the Audi R8 LMS

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="61721"] source: Audi AG 1-2 victory for Audi R8 LMS with teams from ABT and Rosberg at DTM season opener at Monza Audi R8 LMS GT4 extends lead in GT4 European Series standings Audi RS 3 LMS wins races in five countries Audi Sport customer racing made a furious start to the new DTM season with the R8 LMS. Kelvin van der Linde won at the opening weekend at Monza ahead of Nico Müller. In the Fanatec GT World Challenge Europe powered by AWS, Dr...

Customer Teams Field Five Audi R8 LMS Cars at the DTM Season Opener at Monza

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="61638"] source: Audi AG Customer teams ABT Sportsline and Rosberg field five GT3 sports cars Sophia Flörsch contests first DTM race The DTM starts its 36th season under new auspices in which Audi is strongly represented on two grids. While the DTM is relying on GT3 sportscars like the Audi R8 LMS for the first time after two decades of Class 1 touring cars, the DTM Trophy is tackling its second season with production-based models like the A...

Find of the Day: Ex-Mattias Ekström 2003 DTM Audi TT-R

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="56216"] words: Bill, photos: RS Racetec GmbH, Audi Sport Audi is leaving the DTM series after many years and many wins but no worries...Audi's motorsports future is bright. Still, if you want to relive the past, you can always buy this Abt-Audi TT-R DTM that was driven by Mattias Ekström and others during the 2003 DTM campaign. Ekström, a two-time DTM champion, retired from Audi Sport in 2018. Here he is talking about the best moments in DTM wi...

Triple Champion René Rast: “The DTM Has Always Been My Home”

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="55375"] source: Audi Sport The big champion’s interview with the Audi factory driver From the Audi RS 5 DTM to the Audi e-tron FE07 Double program possible in Formula E and DTM The future is electric, also for René Rast. The most successful Audi DTM driver of all time will take part in the FIA Formula E World Championship for Audi in 2021, but the 34-year-old father of a family has also already set his next goal in t...

Farewell: Audi RS 5 DTM Breaks Numerous Records

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="55210"] source: Audi Sport 28 victories, 95 podiums and six DTM championship titles in just two years Audi RS 5 DTM dominates the Class 1 era with its TFSI technology Specific consumption under full load improved by around ten percent 28 victories, 95 podiums, 29 pole positions, 28 fastest race laps and all six championship titles: The Audi RS 5 DTM, which completed its last race at the Hockenheimring last Sunday, has set numerous records in...

Three Titles in Four Years: Audi Driver René Rast Writes DTM History

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="55036"] source: Audi Sport Audi Sport Team Rosberg’s driver succeeds in defending his title Pole position, commanding victory and fastest lap in Hockenheim finale Audi CEO Markus Duesmann one of the first congratulators René Rast is the 2020 DTM champion. The Audi driver won the season finale at Hockenheim with his Audi RS 5 DTM in commanding style and once again wrote DTM history: No driver has ever managed to win the title three times i...

Final DTM Thriller with René Rast and Nico Müller

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="55029"] source: Audi Sport Outcome in the drivers’ championship to be decided in the last race on Sunday Nico Müller keeps his title chances alive by winning Saturday’s race Defending champion René Rast goes into the finale with a 13-point lead With a hard-fought victory in the first of the two final races at the Hockenheimring, Nico Müller from Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline kept his chances of winning the DTM title alive. Defending ...

Final Thriller at Hockenheim: Three Audi Drivers Want the DTM Title

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="54767"] source: Audi Sport The big three-way interview with the title contenders Defending champion René Rast is the hunted for the first time this season Pursuer Nico Müller believes in his title chances, Robin Frijns is an outsider Even before the finale at the Hockenheimring, it is certain that the 2020 DTM champion will be driving an Audi RS 5 DTM. René Rast, Nico Müller and Robin Frijns will be competing for the ...

René “quattro” Rast Wins All Four DTM Races at Zolder

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="54218"] source: Audi Sport Defending champion scores 109 of 112 possible points in Belgium Nico Müller still within striking distance after finishing in second place New DTM record: 15 pole positions in one season for Audi After his fourth consecutive victory, title defender René Rast from Audi Sport Team Rosberg will travel as the leader of the standings to the DTM finale at the Hockenheimring, which will take place on...

Double Victory at Zolder: Rast Provides Excitement

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="53997"] source: Audi Sport Title defender also wins Sunday’s race Only ten points behind championship leader Nico Müller Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline wins Teams’ Championship early René Rast from Audi Sport Team Rosberg makes the DTM exciting: after his commanding victory on Saturday, the title defender also won Sunday’s race at Zolder (Belgium) and is now just ten points behind championship leader Nico Müller....

Championship Triple Sealed: Audi Also Secures the DTM Drivers’ Title Early

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="53970"] source: Audi Sport After 1-2-3 success at Zolder: 2020 DTM Champion drives an Audi RS 5 DTM Pole position, commanding lights-to-flag victory and fastest lap for René Rast All three title contenders on the podium on Saturday The championship triple is sealed: With a one-two-three success at Zolder, Belgium, Audi has also prematurely secured the drivers’ title in the DTM following the Manufacturers’ and Teams’ Championsh...

Müller, Frijns or Rast? Audi Drivers Fight for the Drivers’ Title in the DTM

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="53666"] source: Audi Sport Races in Zolder, Belgium can already bring the decision Home advantage for Nico Müller’s teammate Robin Frijns René Rast victorious last year at Zolder Final spurt in the DTM: After a short break, four races within eight days on October 10, 11, 17 and 18 are on the agenda at Zolder, Belgium, that could decide the fight for the drivers’ title. With championship leader Nico Müller (242 points), his teamm...

Title in a Rush: Audi Early Manufacturers’ Champion in the DTM

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="52834"] source: Audi Sport 1-2-3 success in the last of the four races at the Nürburgring Dominant win for championship leader Nico Müller Teams’ title is already secure for Audi as well Winning the title in a rush: With a 1-2-3 victory at the Nürburgring, Audi has already secured the DTM manufacturers’ championship with six races still to go before the end of the season. The teams’ title in the last DTM season with Class 1 ...

“Robin Good”: Audi Driver Frijns Wins Again

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="52935"] source: Audi Sport Dutchman celebrates rare lights-to-flag victory in the DTM at the Nürburgring Defending champion René Rast completes 1-2 for Audi Championship leader Nico Müller recovers to strong fifth after being spun around Second victory in a row: following his success on the Grand Prix circuit last Sunday, Robin Frijns from Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline also won the first of the two DTM races on the Nürburgring’s sprin...

Audi Driver Nico Müller: “I Don’t Feel Like The Hunted”

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="52619"] source: Audi Sport Interview with the current DTM leader from Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline Swiss Audi DTM driver Nico Müller takes stock after ten of a total of 18 races in the 2020 season. The 28-year-old also talks about his relationship with his teammate and closest pursuer in the drivers’ championship, Robin Frijns, and shares more about his family life. More than half of the 2020 DTM season has already been completed....

Five-Fold Success for Audi in the DTM: Frijns Wins Amid Müller Drama

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="52334"] source: Audi Sport Dutchman celebrates second victory within eight days Teammate Nico Müller only fifth after leading initially All six ‘factory’ cars among the best seven places in Sunday’s race Audi has achieved an (almost) perfect start to the second half of the DTM season at the Nürburgring. In the tenth race of the season, the brand celebrated its fourth five-fold victory. Only eight days after his first DTM triumph, Rob...

Audi Driver Nico Müller Leads at Halfway Mark of DTM Season After Commanding Win at the Nürburgring

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="52262"] source: Audi Sport Halftime in the DTM: Audi with a clear lead in all three championships All three Audi Sport teams at the top of the teams’ standings 339 points ahead in the manufacturers’ championship Halftime in the most compact season in DTM history: After nine of 18 scheduled races, title defender Audi is clearly leading all three championships of the touring car racing series. Championship leader Nico Müller from Audi Spo...

Premiere: Audi RS 5 DTM on the Nürburgring Grand Prix Circuit for the First Time

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="51872"] source: Audi Sport Longer track layout promises “great racing” Defending champion René Rast with particularly good memories Home event for Mike Rockenfeller and Audi Sport Team Phoenix Walter Röhrl, Frank Biela, Laurent Aiello, Mattias Ekström, Martin Tomczyk, Miguel Molina, Edoardo Mortara, René Rast, Jamie Green: The list of Audi drivers who have won a DTM race at the Nürburgring reads like a small “W...

Double Podium for Audi in the Rain at Assen

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="51782"] source: Audi Sport Robin Frijns second in Sunday’s race ahead of championship leader Nico Müller Audi in second, third, fourth and fifth Tire strategy and race interruption were decisive factors After the five-fold victory on Saturday, Audi also achieved a strong result in Sunday’s DTM race in Assen with second, third, fourth and fifth places. Robin Frijns and Nico Müller handed Audi Sport Team Abt Sportslin...