Comprehensive Digital Platform for Fans of Audi Sport at the Nürburgring 24-Hour Race

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="53047"] source: Audi Sport Varied fan offer brings long-distance race into the living room Studio shows with top-class moderation and expert team Livestream, live timing and onboard cameras in the Audi Sport racing cars Immersive, intensive and interactive: immerse yourself, join in the excitement and take a look behind the scenes. Audi Sport customer racing offers fans of the 24-hour race a holistic digital experience fr...

Tribute to the successful R8 LMS: the Audi R8 green hell

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="52988"] source: Audi AG The racing car has won the 24 Hours on the Nürburgring five times since 2012 Edition model pays tribute to the legendary victories in the “Green Hell” Paint finish in Tioman green, interior with Alcantara and exclusive contrasting stitching V10 naturally aspirated engine with 620 PS, zero to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) in 3.1 seconds The Audi R8 LMS has notched up five overall victories since 2012 in the 24 Hours on the ...

“Robin Good”: Audi Driver Frijns Wins Again

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="52935"] source: Audi Sport Dutchman celebrates rare lights-to-flag victory in the DTM at the Nürburgring Defending champion René Rast completes 1-2 for Audi Championship leader Nico Müller recovers to strong fifth after being spun around Second victory in a row: following his success on the Grand Prix circuit last Sunday, Robin Frijns from Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline also won the first of the two DTM races on the Nürburgring’s sprin...

Audi Driver Nico Müller Leads at Halfway Mark of DTM Season After Commanding Win at the Nürburgring

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="52262"] source: Audi Sport Halftime in the DTM: Audi with a clear lead in all three championships All three Audi Sport teams at the top of the teams’ standings 339 points ahead in the manufacturers’ championship Halftime in the most compact season in DTM history: After nine of 18 scheduled races, title defender Audi is clearly leading all three championships of the touring car racing series. Championship leader Nico Müller from Audi Spo...

Premiere: Audi RS 5 DTM on the Nürburgring Grand Prix Circuit for the First Time

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="51872"] source: Audi Sport Longer track layout promises “great racing” Defending champion René Rast with particularly good memories Home event for Mike Rockenfeller and Audi Sport Team Phoenix Walter Röhrl, Frank Biela, Laurent Aiello, Mattias Ekström, Martin Tomczyk, Miguel Molina, Edoardo Mortara, René Rast, Jamie Green: The list of Audi drivers who have won a DTM race at the Nürburgring reads like a small “W...

Audi With Twelve Experienced Drivers at the Nürburgring 24 Hours

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="50642"] source: Audi Sport Nine former Nürburgring 24 Hour race winners in the Audi R8 LMS at the world’s largest car race Car Collection Motorsport, Land-Motorsport and Phoenix Racing are the Audi Sport teams Audi most successful GT3 manufacturer in the event in Germany’s Eifel region When the starting lights for the Nürburgring 24 Hours go out on September 26, Audi Sport wants to fight for the sixth overall victory with a strong line...

Round 3: Audi Q5 Sportback Spotted on the Ring

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="49767"] words and photos: Audi Club North America Our spy photographer has captured the Q5 Sportback again...this time turning some laps at the Nürburgring. Since the spy debut was not so long ago, the amount of camouflage hasn’t changed yet but we still have a pretty good thought on how it will look. The Q5 Sportback will look just as the recently facelifted Q5 but with a slooping and sportier looking roof. The technical parts of the Q5 Sport...

Production Version RS 3 Sportback Spied Tackling Nürburgring

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="46213"] Editor's note: we found video! Thank you to Audicafe.it | Audi Blog Italia Yesterday, our photographers caught the RS 3 production version on the street. Today, they spotted it on a much more exciting location...the Nürburgring. Unbeknownst to me, the Ring is now open. Too bad we don't have video but maybe one will pop up shortly. Enjoy! [embed]https://youtu.be/RZRQ2easd1o[/embed]

Autocar: 2020 Audi RS Q8: first ride in ‘Ring record-breaking SUV

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="37613"] source: Autocar, video: Nürburgring   Editor's Note: We just ran across a YouTube video of the RS Q8 run so we've added it to the bottom of this post We ride shotgun in Audi's 592bhp super-SUV ahead of its official debut The Audi RS Q8 hasn’t been officially unveiled yet, but already it’s a record breaker. Packing 592bhp, the high-riding, high-performance flagship has smashed the SUV lap record at Germany’s fearsome Nürburgring...

Spy Photos of the Audi RS 3 at the Nürburgring

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="37246"] words: Bill, photos: Audi Club North America While photos of the new A3 and S3 testing have been seen, the new RS 3 has not (except for a mule based on the current body) until now. Our spy photographers shot the new RS 3 on the holiest grounds for a car nerd...the Nürburgring. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="37245"] The RS 3 will of course get wider fenders and a more aggressive front end. Set to debut in 2020, the new ...

Audi RS Q8 a “Cool Mule”, Testing at Nurburgring with this Livery

Considering the news cycle this week, it appears that Audi Sport has been extra-busy RS-ing all of the things. Yesterday's drop of the RS 6 Avant plus confirmation of it for the USA lit up all the phones at your friendly neighborhood Audi dealers, and now we've got new photos of the RS Q8 testing at Nurburgring. Like the Audi RS 6 Avant, the RS Q8 is based on the latest evolution of the brand's MLB component set, and in as much it is expected to share the same highly potent drivetrain ...

Anatomy of a Winner: How the Audi R8 LMS Scored Victory in the 24 Hours of Nürburgring

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="31222"] source: Audi Sport Production-based race car with nearly 30,000 kilometers of mileage With 487 horsepower to victory in the Eifel Customers benefit from reliability and good drivability The race car with which Audi Sport customer racing won the 24 Hours of Nürburgring for the fifth time has an unusual history. It stands for the performance capability of a concept that customers benefit from all over the world. The race car in ...

Facts pertaining to Audi Sport’s fifth victory in the 24 Hours of Nürburgring

source: Audi Sport First Nürburgring win for three of the four winning Audi Sport drivers Victory scored in fastest previous-generation car Audi R8 LMS now with 13 victories in 24-hour races On June 23, Audi Sport customer racing celebrated its fifth victory in the 24 Hours of Nürburgring. Background information and facts pertaining to this success. The victory of the number 4 Audi R8 LMS in the 47th running of the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring marked the...

Audi Sport Wins 24 Hours of Nürburgring for the Fifth Time

source: Audi Sport 2012, 2014, 2015, 2017 and 2019: a 45-percent win rate of the Audi R8 LMS in the world’s biggest endurance race since 2009 Audi Sport Team Phoenix wins with Pierre Kaffer/Frank Stippler/Dries Vanthoor/Frédéric Vervisch Good class results for customer teams complete the brand’s showing The 47th running of the 24 Hours of Nürburgring was a thriller up until the last second: Following a turbulent final stage, the number 4 Audi R8 LMS won the battl...

Best FIA WTCR Weekend for Audi Sport at Home Round

source: Audi Sport Audi Sport customer racing scores 89 points at the Nürburgring Two second places by Frédéric Vervisch as best results All four Audi Sport drivers score points Audi Sport has every reason to be pleased: Halfway through the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup season the brand celebrated its best result to date. In the supporting program of the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring, Audi Sport drivers Frédéric Vervisch, Niels Langeveld, Jean-Karl Vernay and Gordon Shedden co...

Victories for the Audi R8 LMS at the Nürburgring

source: Audi Sport Strong juniors in the Audi R8 LMS in the DMV GTC Phoenix Racing in front at home round with the Audi R8 LMS GT4 Strongest race weekend so far for Andreas Wernersson in the Audi RS 3 LMS Audi Sport customer racing experienced another good weekend with its customers: The Audi R8 LMS achieved its fifth sprint and second endurance racing victory in the DMV GTC series at the Nürburgring. Plus, the Audi R8 LMS GT4 and the Audi RS 3 LMS clinched victories a...

Audi Sport customer racing Shoots for Fifth Victory at the Nürburgring

source: Audi Sport 24-hour race with ten Audi Sport customer racing cars WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup season’s midpoint on the Nordschleife Audi Sport Seyffarth R8 LMS Cup augments brand’s appearance For Audi Sport customer racing, the entire racing event revolving around the Nürburgring 24 Hours again marks a weekend of superlatives this year: From June 20 to 23, seven teams will be competing with a total of ten customer race cars from Audi that represent the entire breadth of ...

Volkswagen ID.R Sets New Electric Record On The Nürburgring

source: Volkswagen Motorsport Editor's note: After conquering Pike's Peak (here and here) and the Goodwood Festival of Speed (here), the next brass ring was the Nurburgring. The Volkswagen ID.R and Romain Dumas just did that with an e-record of 6:05.336, beating the previous record by 40.564 seconds. 6:05.336 minutes – the Volkswagen ID.R has driven the fastest emission-free lap of all time on the most difficult race track in the world Volkswagen driver Romain Dumas beat the previous record ...

Video of the Day: Audi C9 RS 7 Spotted on the Ring

words: Bill, video stills: Automotive Mike We've seen official photos of the S7 Sportback (TDI for the EU) and spy shots of the RS 7 testing in the snow but we haven't seen the RS 7 in action...until now thanks to Automotive Mike. There hasn't been any official word of the power plant for the new RS 7 but we wouldn't be surprise if it shared the twin turbo 4.0 V8 of the Porsche Panamera. It sure sounds like it from the video. Also noticed are the larger fender bulges...making an already wide A...

New Volkswagen ID. R Makes Its Debut at the Nürburgring Nordschleife

source: Volkswagen Motorsports Following last year’s record at Pikes Peak, the ID. R has been redeveloped to set the electric lap record on the Nürburgring Volkswagen launches ID. R virtual racing simulator on RaceRoom Wolfsburg —The Volkswagen ID. R electric race car makes its world debut today, having been in continuous development following last year’s success at setting the outright record at the 2018 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in Denver, Colorado. The racing ...