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...

DTM Zandvoort: René Rast Takes First Win of Season for Audi RS 5 DTM

[source: Audi Sport] Defending Champion wins Sunday’s race using risky strategy Tire change after only one lap The defending Champion is back: in the tenth race of the year, René Rast gave the Audi RS 5 DTM its first victory of the season in the sand dunes at Zandvoort (Netherlands). What a story! In 2016, René Rast made an unexpected debut quite literally overnight in the DTM at Zandvoort. At that time he replaced Adrien Tambay, who had been injured...

DTM Norisring: Müller and Frijns score for Audi

[source: Audi Sport] Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline scores points with both cars on Sunday Jamie Green sets fastest race lap, René Rast has problems during his pit stop With two Audi RS 5 DTM in the points, Audi recorded a stronger result in Sunday’s DTM race at the Norisring than the day before. Nico Müller and Robin Frijns clinched seventh and eighth respectively for Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline. Defending DTM Champion René Rast suffered a bout of bad luck. ...

DTM Norisring: Audi Pointless on Saturday

[source: Audi Sport] Jamie Green best Audi driver in eleventh place in Saturday’s race Puncture costs Nico Müller possible points Fantastic backdrop, thrilling battles at the front, but a disappointing result for the many Audi fans at trackside: in the first of two DTM races at the Norisring, Jamie Green in eleventh place was the best placed driver of an Audi RS 5 DTM on Saturday. The sobering result for defending champion Audi was already evident d...

DTM In The City: Putting The Audi RS 5 DTM Through Its Paces

Stress on brakes at Norisring even greater than in previous years Additional water cooling to be used for brake calipers Season highlight and Audi home race at “Dutzendteich” lake The season’s highlight in the DTM: This weekend (June 23/24) the Norisring in Nuremberg, the only city street circuit in the popular touring car racing series, is coming up. The challenge posed to the drivers and the Audi RS 5 DTM is even greater this time than in previous years. ...

DTM Budapest: Nico Müller Clinches Podium For Audi

[source: Audi Sport] Position three for the Swiss at the Hungaroring Title defender René Rast fourth in comeback Five of the six Audi RS 5 DTM cars in the points Budapest - Five Audi RS 5 DTM cars in the top ten and 41 points in total: Audi has achieved its best result this season to date in Saturday’s race of the DTM’s visit to Hungary at Budapest. The Swiss Nico Müller (Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline) in third position clinched his first podium this season. ...

Champion René Rast Back in Audi RS 5 DTM

[source: Audi Sport] Title defender returns to grid in Hungary after serious accident Driver unharmed, monocoque intact and in use again Hungaroring like a home round for Audi Sport Only two weeks after his serious racing accident reigning DTM Champion René Rast will be back on the grid at Budapest on the first weekend in June – driving the same Audi RS 5 DTM in which he had his accident in the DTM round at the Lausitzring. Motorsport fans around the world held their...

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 ...