Abt and di Grassi Test New Audi e-tron FE05

Final Formula E pre-season tests in Valencia (Spain) until Friday All teams on track together for the first time Team Principal McNish: “An important final assessment before the season starts” It is the only comparison with the competition before the ABB FIA Formula E Championship starts its new season in mid-December: Until coming Friday, all eleven teams are meeting for the official pre-season tests of the racing series in Valencia. On the occasion of the test Audi u...

Audi Unveils e-tron FE05 For New Formula E Season

source: Audi Sport New generation of championship-winning car for the Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler Formula E team Spectacular design, more power, higher efficiency and greater range Two Audi e-tron FE05 cars fielded by Virgin Racing in addition to the works team On December 15, a new era in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship will begin in Ad Diriyah (Saudi Arabia): Thanks to the electric cars’ greater range, the drivers will compete with only one race car for the first...

Formula E: Audi To Supply Virgin Racing With e-tron FE05

source: Audi Sport Head of Audi Motorsport Dieter Gass: “Confirms our engineering achievements” Audi e-tron FE05 with newly developed powertrain New Formula E season starts in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) in mid-December When the ABB FIA Formula E Championship starts its new season in Riyadh on December 15, there will be four drivers on the grid with Audi technology: alongside its own factory team, Audi Sport will also be equipping the British race team Virgin Racing wit...

Audi In Formula E: Title Win In First Year

source: Audi Sport Audi will continue racing with electric power in 2019 after the brand proved its e-expertise right in its first year by winning the teams’ championship. When the new Formula E season starts in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) on December 15, 2018 Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi will battle for titles again in the newly developed Audi e-tron FE05. Audi is committed to electric mobility – on the road with the new Audi e-tron and on the race track ever sin...

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...

Allan McNish: “It’s a luxury to have two fast and aggressive drivers in the team”

[source: Audi Sport] Interview with Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler team principal McNish talks about the biggest challenges in Formula E In his first season as Audi team principal in Formula E, Allan McNish (48) experienced a rollercoaster of emotions and a happy ending with the 2017/2018 teams’ title. In this interview the three-time Le Mans winner talks about his darkest moments, best decisions, his thoughts on the future of Formula E and why it is a luxury to have two aggr...

Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler is Formula E Champion

[source: Audi Sport] Title victory in Audi’s premiere year Lucas di Grassi takes second in season finale and is championship runner-up Daniel Abt sets fastest race lap on the way to finishing third on the podium Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler secured the title in the teams’ classification with impressive comeback drives in the season finale. Four podium positons during the weekend, including a one-two finish and 78 of a maximum of 94 possible points, turned a near unassa...

Audi Starts Formula E Finale Weekend With One-Two Finish

[source: Audi Sport]  Lucas di Grassi wins first race of the weekend in the US metropolis The second one-two finish of the season for Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler Points difference in the hunt for the teams’ title reduced from 33 to 5 points Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler put itself in a significantly better position in the battle for the title in the teams’ classification of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship with a commanding one-two finish. The championship will be deci...

Audi Comes To Formula E Finale With Clear Goals

[source: Audi Sport] All titles will be decided at the finale in New York Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler sets sights on teams’ championship Daniel Abt: “Still have a score to settle with New York” A small tradition continues: This year, like all previous Formula E seasons, the champions will be decided in the final race weekend of the season. On July 14 and 15, Daniel Abt, Lucas di Grassi and Audi fight for the prestigious teams’ title: 33 points must be made up in t...

Formula E: Historic Victory for Audi in Front of Record Turnout in Zurich

[source: Audi Sport] Lucas di Grassi wins first E-Prix in Switzerland Audi e-tron FE04 strongest car again More than 100,000 spectators at the race track Zurich - Title defender Lucas di Grassi has given Audi an historic victory in the Formula E electric racing series. In front of a record turnout, the Brazilian won the first E-Prix on Swiss soil. Since 1954, no international circuit race has been held in Switzerland. The return of international ...

Formula E: Audi With A Lot of Tailwind To Zurich

[source: Audi Sport] Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi aim to continue series of success in Zurich After 64 years international circuit racing returns to Switzerland Champion di Grassi: “Want to win everything there is to win” With six podiums in the last five races Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler has returned to the battle for the Formula E teams’ title. In Zurich this coming Sunday (June 10), the team around Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi is aiming to go for another stro...

Schaeffler Builds 1200 hp Electric quattro RS 3 LMS Because They Can

What do you do if you're an OE supplier and development partner to both Audi Sport's Formula E squad and also Audi itself and you want to show off your electrical drivetrain chops? Well, if you're Schaeffler you take a usually front-wheel drive RS 3 LMS chassis and bolt in no less than four Formula E electric motors with one at each wheel. The net result is 1200 hp, and what Scheffler calls the 4ePerformance concept. To those counting, 4x Formula E electric motors add up to about 1200...

Audi Electrifies Berlin: One-Two Finish in Formula E Home Race

[source: Audi Sport] Daniel Abt wins ahead of team mate Lucas di Grassi in Berlin Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler becomes the first ever Formula E team to score maximum points Audi e-tron FE04 the outstanding car in Berlin-Tempelhof Berlin - Audi electrified Berlin with a fairytale finish at the Formula E home race. Thanks to pole position, a dominant one-two finish and the fastest race lap, Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler is the first team to score maximum points on a race day ...

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 With Electrifying Fightbacks in Paris

Audi drivers make up eleven positions in spectacular E-Prix Lucas di Grassi finishes in second place in Formula E for the third consecutive time Daniel Abt drives from 14th on the grid to seventh position Paris - In round eight of the Formula E electric racing series in Paris, Lucas di Grassi and Daniel Abt again electrified the crowd with spectacular fightbacks. After a difficult qualifying, the two Audi drivers made up a total of eleven positions in the race. Di Grassi ...

Audi City Paris Celebrates Formula E

[source: Audi France, translation by Audi Club North America] On the occasion of the E-Prix de Paris, which will be held on April 28th at the Invalides, Audi City Paris will take on the colors of the Formula E: showcars ​​exhibition, animations and live broadcast. Audi is the first German car manufacturer to be involved in Formula E. In this respect, and on the occasion of the E-Prix at the heart of the city of lights, its Parisian digital showroom, Audi City Paris - Audi Sport's s...

Daniel Abt’s First Stint in New Audi e-tron FE05

[source: Audi Sport] Audi continues preparing for new Formula E season in Spain Abt: “Almost like in a science fiction movie” Premiere for Daniel Abt: Under the Spanish sun, the German Audi driver drove the new Audi e-tron FE05 to be fielded in the next Formula E season for the first time. In the two-day test at Calafat, the engineers again gathered important data for the development of the all-electric race car. Rome, Calafat, Paris – for Daniel...

Porsche, BMW, Mercedes Confirmed to Join Audi Sport in Formula E

[source: FIA Formula E] LONDON, UK - The full list of manufacturers that will homologate powertrains from season six has today been revealed by the FIA - with a total of 11 manufacturers set to compete in the 2019/20 ABB FIA Formula E Championship. Both Mercedes-Benz and Porsche join the already impressive list of automotive brands and renowned names in the world of motorsport committed to the electric street racing series. The two German giants have a long history in racing ...

Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo: From the PlayStation To The Race Track

Virtuality turns into reality All-electric concept car to be used as race taxi in Formula E Audi’s Chief Development Officer Peter Mertens: “E-mobility is rapidly gaining importance” Neuburg a.d. Donau -  With the fully electric “Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo” concept car Audi is now turning electric mobility into a tangible experience in a unique way. Originally developed exclusively for virtual races on PlayStation 4, Audi is making the new race car reality i...

Audi To Race Rome For The First Time With Formula E

Formula E celebrates premiere in the Eternal City in race seven of the season Team Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler focuses on another podium finish Champion Lucas di Grassi: “Italy is like a second home for me” Formula E is arriving in Europe. On Saturday, April 14, the electric racing series will make its debut in the streets of Rome. The German Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler team with Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi wants to focus on further success in Italy’s capital city. Mo...