Lap Record on the Nordschleife: Audi RS 3 Fastest in the Compact Class

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="62923"] source: Audi AG 7:40.748 minutes: a new top speed in the compact segment Ideal setup: torque splitter, semi-slicks, and RS sport suspension plus At the wheel: Frank Stippler, Audi Sport racing and development driver With a time of 7:40.748 minutes, the new Audi RS 3 Seda1 is the fastest compact model on the Nürburgring Nordschleife. In June, Audi Sport racing and development driver Frank Stippler beat the previous lap record in...

Bugatti Takes the World’s Most Exclusive Development Lineup to the Nürburgring

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="61351"] source: Bugatti Every hyper sports car made by the French luxury brand is required to meet exceptional quality standards whatever the conditions, be it in day-to-day use or on the circuit. Bugatti therefore regularly tests its vehicles – current models and future series production models – on various test tracks and circuits. Once a year, the Bugatti development team sets out for the demanding circuit at the Nürburgring. Recently wit...

Audi at the Biggest Motorsport Festival of the Year

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="61156"] source: Audi AG Audi Sport customer racing fights for sixth victory at the Nürburgring 24 Hours with three R8 LMS cars Four more GT3 sports cars from Audi and ladies team with GT4 on the grid New touring car Audi RS 3 LMS debuts in FIA WTCR The Nürburgring 24 Hours from June 3 to 6 is one of the most important races of the year for Audi Sport customer racing: With a track length of 25 kilometers, a 24-hour race duration and more th...

Second Place for Audi Sport customer racing at the Nürburgring

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="53297"] source: Audi Sport Mirko Bortolotti/Christopher Haase/Markus Winkelhock runners-up with Audi Sport Team Car Collection Three Audi R8 LMS in the top ten at the biggest endurance race Class win for the Audi R8 LMS GT4 and podium for the Audi RS 3 LMS Fighting for its sixth overall victory in the turbulent 48th running of the Nürburgring 24 Hours, Audi Sport customer racing had to admit defeat by just a few seconds. Audi Sport drivers ...

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...