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...

#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...

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...

Triple Triumph In The Finale: Audi Crowns Its Most Successful DTM Season

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="36272"] source: Audi Sport Nico Müller wins wet race in front of Mike Rockenfeller and René Rast Twelfth victory in 18th race for the Audi RS 5 DTM Management Board Member for Development Rothenpieler: “Vorsprung durch Technik par excellence” Rain, fireworks and all-out partying at Audi: in the final race of the 2019 DTM, the brand with the four rings again gave the competition no chance and crowned its most successful DTM season with ...

Dieter Gass: “Audi RS 5 DTM is the car to be beaten”

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="33678"] source: Audi Sport Interview with the Head of Audi Motorsport following the early win of the manufacturers’ championship in the DTM Audi has secured an early win of the manufacturers’ championship in the DTM. Before the two races at the Nürburgring (Saturday and Sunday live at 1 PM on German channel SAT.1), Head of Audi Motorsport Dieter Gass talks about the strengths of the Audi RS 5 DTM and of the title candidate...

Heading For DTM At The Nürburgring Neck And Neck

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="33581"] source: Audi Sport Championship leader René Rast last year scored the maximum number of points Immediate rival Nico Müller to contest 100th DTM race Home round for Mike Rockenfeller and Audi Sport Team Phoenix Who will be the 2019 DTM Champion? This question may be answered as early as on this weekend (September 14/15) at the Nürburgring (Saturday and Sunday live starting at 1 PM on German channel SAT.1). “Following the ea...

Fivefold Triumph in 500th DTM Race: Audi Is Manufacturers’ Champion Early

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="32720"] source: Audi Sport Audi out of reach in top spot four races before the end of the season René Rast wins DTM’s jubilee race Head of Audi Motorsport Gass: “Manufacturers’ title belongs to all employees at Audi” To the DTM title with TFSI power at an accelerated pace: Audi secured an early win of the manufacturers’ championship in the popular touring car racing series at the Lausitzring and is thus the fir...

Gap Reduced: Nico Müller Celebrates Second DTM Victory This Season

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="32685"] source: Audi Sport DTM leader René Rast retires after pole position One-two success for Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline Podium again firmly in Audi’s hands Following a one-two-three success in Saturday’s race at the Lausitzring, Audi is on the verge of winning the DTM manufacturers’ championship. In the drivers’ championship, Nico Müller, by having scored his second victory this season, reduced the gap to...

“Super Sunday” for Audi in the DTM at Brands Hatch

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="32385"] source: Audi Sport 1-2-3-4 success scored by René Rast, Nico Müller, Robin Frijns and Loïc Duval All eight Audi RS 5 DTM at the front of the field in qualifying René Rast extends lead with maximum points score A 1-2-3-4 success, maximum points scored, a historic result in qualifying, the lead in all three championships of the DTM extended: Audi achieved a true “Super Sunday” at Brands Hatch. ...

From Zero to Hero: Rast Wins at Audi’s Home Round

source: Audi Sport Third victory this season for René Rast with near-35-second advantage Pole position, track records and second place for Nico Müller Loïc Duval finishes in fourth from last row on the grid A great day for Audi at its home round in Nuremberg: In front of a full house, René Rast won Saturday’s DTM race at the Norisring with an advantage of nearly 35 seconds in spite of having dropped to the last position at the start. Nico Müller, the fastest driv...

Nico Müller: “I’ve always felt comfortable at the Norisring”

source: Audi Sport An interview with the Misano winner before Audi’s home round in Nuremberg The days following his victory in the DTM race at Misano were action-packed for Nico Müller. The Swiss in an interview before Audi’s home round at the Norisring (Saturday and Sunday live at 1 PM CEST on SAT.1). How did you celebrate your second DTM victory? On Sunday night, there was a get-together at the Audi Hospitality. It was nice to drink to the good weeken...

Turbo Power and High-Performance Brakes: Home Round for Audi in Nuremberg

source: Audi Sport Leader of the standings René Rast with unusual Norisring tally and new livery Record winner Jamie Green fit again following his appendix surgery Head of Audi Motorsport Dieter Gass: “Norisring is an absolute highlight” Next weekend (July 6/7), the motorsport world will eagerly focus on Nuremberg again: For the first time, the new DTM Class 1 race cars with their 610-hp four-cylinder turbo engines will be racing on a city street circuit. “The Norisring has a...

Formula E: Latest News and Miscellaneous Info from Bern

source: Audi Sport Lucas di Grassi in the world’s largest electric vehicle Nico Müller supports Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler in his hometown Daniel Abt at opening of the Audi e-tron experience center in Zurich Formula E is visiting Bern for the first time this weekend. The roller coaster track in the Swiss capital is regarded as one of the most challenging in the history of the electric racing series. The E-Prix on Saturday starts later than usual, at 6 PM, and will b...

Hot Stuff: Nico Müller Celebrates Second DTM Victory

source: Audi Sport Audi driver wins Sunday’s race at Misano in commanding style René Rast claims podium finish in spite of puncture and extends DTM lead Four Audi RS 5 DTM in top five positions In the so far hottest DTM race of the new turbo era, the new Audi RS 5 DTM was the measure of all things. Nico Müller won Sunday’s race in commanding style at Misano (Italy) ahead of BMW driver Philipp Eng. René Rast finished third in spite of a puncture and thus extended ...

One-Two-Three for Audi, Runaway Success for René Rast

source: Audi Sport René Rast wins Sunday’s race at Hockenheim from 16th on the grid Nico Müller and Robin Frijns complete Audi’s podium lockout Audi CEO Bram Schot: “This tastes moreish” A double podium on Saturday, a one-two-three result on Sunday: Audi managed an impressive start to the DTM’s turbo era at the Hockenheimring. In Sunday’s gripping race, René Rast from Audi Sport Team Rosberg with a bold strategy won ahead of Nico Müller and Robin Frijns (both Audi Sport Tea...

New Audi RS 5 DTM 1-2-3-4 in Hockenheim DTM Free Practice

words: Bill, photos: Audi Sport, motorsport.com Nico Muller led an all Audi parade today during the Hockenheim DTM free practice with a time of 1:30.476s. 2017 DTM Champion, Rene Rast, clocked in 0.361s behind Muller. Jonathan Aberdein in the privateer WRT Team Audi Sport Audi RS 5 DTM came in third just ahead of Robin Frijns, Formula E champion. In fact, the Audi RS 5 DTM took 7 out of the 10 top spots. Mike Rockenfeller finished 6th, Loic Duval 7th, and Jamie Green 8th. The first o...

Audi e-tron FE05 To Start New Year in Morocco

source: Audi Sport Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi intend to return to top group Test, data analysis and simulator work as preparation Jamie Green and Nico Müller to participate in rookie test The 2019 motorsport year will begin in Africa for Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler: On Saturday, January 12, the second ABB FIA Formula E Championship race of the season will be held in Marrakesh (Morocco). Following two top-ten finishes at the season opener in December, Daniel Abt and L...

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...