Huge Cheers in Assen: Audi Driver Frijns Celebrates First DTM Victory in Front of Home Crowd

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="51722"] source: Audi Sport Dutchman wins Saturday’s race at the TT Circuit in Assen Dominant Audi RS 5 DTM: 14th pole position in a row and 1-2-3-4-5 success Audi drivers let the fans at the racetrack cheer even before the start Robin Frijns could not have chosen a better moment for his first victory in the DTM: The Dutch Audi driver triumphed at Assen on Saturday in front of a home crowd. For the first time since the beginning ...

DTM Fans Back at the Race Track: Audi Drivers Looking Forward to Assen

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="51321"] source: Audi Sport The Netherlands is allowing 10,000 spectators per day on the grandstands TT Circuit in Assen with one of the fastest corners of the season Twelve victories for Audi at DTM races in the Netherlands On the first weekend in September, the DTM will be racing at the famous TT Circuit in Assen (Netherlands). The circuit, which is known above all else for motorcycle racing, already thrilled the Audi drivers at its premier...

René Rast Wins in Audi Podium Sweep at Lausitzring

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="50964"] source: Audi Sport Defending champion with strong performance in difficult conditions Championship leader Nico Müller second after initial lead Robin Frijns completes Audi 1-2-3 at the Lausitzring DTM Champion René Rast from Audi Sport Team Rosberg celebrated his second consecutive victory at the Lausitzring. Nico Müller and Robin Frijns from Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline completed a podium sweep for Audi. A change of weath...

Audi Driver Robin Frijns: “I’m Optimistic to Celebrate My First DTM Victory Soon”

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="50700"] source: Audi Sport Interview with the 29-year-old Dutchman from Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline Before the second DTM race weekend in the Lausitz, three-time pole setter Robin Frijns looks back on the busy start to the season. The Audi DTM driver also shares more about the atmosphere within the Abt Sportsline team and tells how he is spending his few days at home. How do you feel after your race marathon in DTM and Formula E in ...

DTM Thriller: Rast and Müller Cross the Finish Line Side-By-Side

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="50570"] source: Audi Sport Sunday’s race at the Lausitzring ends with spectacular photo finish Audi drivers separated by only 0.089 seconds Champion René Rast is back DTM thriller at the Lausitzring: In a spectacular Sunday’s race, title defender René Rast from Audi Sport Team Rosberg and championship leader Nico Müller from Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline crossed the finish line side-by-side in their Audi RS 5 DTM cars. 0.089 seconds ...

Audi Driver Nico Müller Also Wins at the Lausitzring

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="50554"] source: Audi Sport Fourth victory in a row for the Swiss in DTM Pole position und third in the race for teammate Robin Frijns Ferdinand Habsburg impresses with sixth place in customer car Three races, three victories: Nico Müller is the man of the hour in the DTM. After his double victory at the season opener at Spa, the Swiss driver also won Saturday’s race at the Lausitzring for Audi. Teammate Robin Frijns completed Audi Sport T...

Nine Victories in a Row: Audi RS 5 DTM on Record Run

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="50312"] source: Audi Sport Audi unbeaten in the DTM for a year Lausitzring next venue with four races on two weekends Jamie Green most successful DTM driver at the Lausitzring with three wins Since August 11, 2019, Audi has been unbeaten in the DTM. After the impressive performance of the Audi RS 5 DTM at the season opener at Spa, the touring car racing series continues with four races at the Lausitzring, where Audi has already won nine time...

Audi Dominates DTM Season Opener at Spa

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="50090"] source: Audi Sport Audi RS 5 DTM sweeps top five positions also on Sunday René Rast wins duel with Saturday’s winner Nico Müller Audi RS 5 DTM breaks 300 km/h barrier The Audi RS 5 DTM is the car to beat also in the 2020 DTM. At the season opener at Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium), Audi swept the top five positions in the second race on Sunday as it had done the day before. Defending champion René Rast narrowly won a thrilling duel ...

Dream Start for Audi in the DTM: First to Fifth Place

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="50058"] source: Audi Sport Nico Müller wins Saturday’s race at Spa by almost 20 seconds Drivers from all three Audi factory teams on the podium Head of Motorsport Dieter Gass: “Fantastic result for Audi” With positions one to five in the first race at Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium), title defender Audi had a dream start into the new DTM season. Outstanding driver in Saturday’s 1-2-3-4-5 success was the Swiss Nico Müller from Audi Spor...

Audi RS 5 DTM “seems to be made” for Spa

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="49876"] source: Audi Sport DTM season opener at the famous race track in the Ardennes Audi drivers with many good Spa memories DTM-winning car left strong impression during testing Next weekend (August 1–2), the most compact DTM season of all time, all within just 100 days, will kick off on a very special race track: For the first time, the Audi RS 5 DTM will compete at Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium. Sections of the circuit with resou...

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...