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 ...

Audi Driver Rockenfeller Runner-Up in DTM Thriller at Hockenheim

[source: Audi Sport] 2013 DTM Champion storms to second place from ninth on the grid Spectators witness one of the most gripping DTM races of all time Fans celebrate Mattias Ekström’s DTM farewell What a DTM opener at Hockenheim! In Sunday’s spectacular second race, Mike Rockenfeller in the Schaeffler Audi RS 5 DTM of Audi Sport Team Phoenix stormed forward to second position after starting from ninth on the grid. His teammate, Loïc Duval, and René Rast (Audi Spo...

DTM: Farewell Races for Ekström at Hockenheim

[source: Audi Sport] Audi factory driver says goodbye to fans at DTM season opener Additional Audi RS 5 DTM to be fielded for two-time DTM Champion Mattias Ekström: “Plenty of goose-bump moments” Emotional farewell after 17 years in DTM: Mattias Ekström will race in an additional Audi RS 5 DTM in the DTM season opener at the Hockenheimring, so giving motorsport fans yet another reason to watch the races on May 5 and 6 either live at the venue or on television. ...

The Champion’s New Wrap: René Rast in Red

All Audi RS 5 DTM cars with new liveries in the 2018 season DTM Champion to race in red Audi Sport RS 5 DTM First appearance in pre-season tests at Hockenheim from April 9 to 12 Neuburg a.d. Donau - Same number but a new wrap for the DTM Champion: in the 2018 DTM season, title defender René Rast will race in a red Audi Sport RS 5 DTM. Audi has adapted last year’s championship-winning car to the changed regulations and at the same time refreshed the graphic des...

From Hunter to Hunted: The New Audi RS 5 DTM

source: Audi Sport Title defender Audi shows further developed DTM championship-winning car Extensive modifications of aerodynamics and suspension Head of Audi Motorsport Dieter Gass: “DTM on the right track” Neuburg a.d. Donau - DTM Champion, winners of the teams’ and manufacturers’ classifications, Audi drivers in the top four spots of the table: In 2017, Audi Sport finished the season with its most successful results of all time. In tests at Vallelunga, Ital...

DTM: The Champion Keeps The 33

source: DTM, photos: DTM and Audi Sport The number jigsaw has been solved as all the 18 drivers have made up their mind. The most important information beforehand: in the 2018 season, the spectators will not find the No 1 on the DTM grid. The reigning champion, René Rast, opted for the same approach as Lewis Hamilton in Formula One or Marc Márquez in MotoGP: despite being the champion he does without contesting the season with the #1 that is reserved for the title defender but once agai...

DTM: Audi Ready For Title Defense

source: Audi Sport Fitness week of Audi’s DTM campaigners in Lanzarote Robin Frijns to become Nico Müller’s teammate DTM Champion René Rast would like to keep “lucky number 33” Neuburg a.d. Donau - Winter in Germany, sun on the Canary Islands: In Lanzarote, Audi's DTM campaigners prepared for the new DTM season in optimum outdoor conditions. In addition, the officials determined which driver is going to race for which Audi team in 2018. Swimm...

Audi Driver Mattias Ekström Ends DTM Career

source: Audi Sport Swede to concentrate on FIA World RX commitment in 2018 Dutchman Robin Frijns promoted from GT program Remainder of driver squad unchanged for DTM 2018 Neuburg a.d. Donau - It marks the end of an era: After 17 years, 193 races, 23 victories and two championship titles, factory driver Mattias Ekström ends his DTM career, which means that Audi’s most successful DTM campaigner to date is leaving this racing series. In 2018, Ekström will concentrate ...

Press Conference with Audi Driver Mattias Ekström

source: Audi Sport Decision about the multi-talent’s future in racing Details on January 29 to be announced at partner Red Bull’s Hangar-7 in Salzburg Neuburg a.d. Donau - Will he end his unique career? Will he continue his dual-track commitment in the DTM and in the FIA World Rallycross Championship or concentrate on one of these two racing series in the 2018 season? There has been a lot of speculation about Audi factory driver Mattias Ekström’s future in racing i...