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...

Six-Pack! Audi Driver Rast Wins DTM Finale As Well

source: Audi Sport Own record topped: six DTM victories in a row for René Rast Audi driver in final race successfully battles for runner-up in the championship Head of Audi Motorsport Dieter Gass: “A fantastic way to close the season” Six victories in a row! Audi driver René Rast won the season’s last race at the Hockenheimring as well, so topping his own record from the previous day. On Sunday, behind Mercedes-Benz driver Gary Paffett, the 31-year-old German fr...

DTM Finale: Audi Driver René Rast Fights For Second Title

source: Audi Sport 30-point deficit and an outsider chance at Hockenheim Final showdown with Mercedes-Benz in the DTM Head of Audi Motorsport Dieter Gass: “Driving with the motto: all in!” Audi Sport is going for broke at the DTM finale at the Hockenheimring on 13/14 October. Audi driver René Rast still has an outside chance of successfully defending his title. A place among the top three in the overall standings is already certain for the reigning DTM champion. ...

Showdown at Hockenheim: Fight for the DTM Title Will Be a True Festival for the Fans

source: DTM, photos: DTM and Audi Sport Battle for the title a three-way fight between ex-champions Paul Di Resta and Gary Paffett as well as reigning champion René Rast Mick Schumacher trying to win the F3 European Championship crown Touring-Car Classics and GT4 Sprint Cup Europe to make the hearts of the motor-racing enthusiasts beat faster In the season finale at the Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg, the battle for the title will come to its end. Who will win the DTM drive...

Audi Celebrates 100th Victory in the DTM

source: Audi Sport René Rast achieves fourth DTM victory in succession Nico Müller perfects one-two result for Audi Drivers’ championship to be decided at the Hockenheim finale Audi achieved its 100th DTM victory at the Red Bull Ring in Austria. Following the somewhat fortunate one-two-three success on Saturday, Audi Sport celebrated a dominant one-two result on Sunday thanks to René Rast (Audi Sport Team Rosberg) and Nico Müller (Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline). ...

Two Poles, Two Wins: Audi Driver René Rast Achieves The Perfect DTM Weekend

source: Audi Sport Defending champion also wins Sunday’s race at the Nürburgring Maximum points haul and third place in the overall standings Head of Audi Motorsport Dieter Gass: “Fantastic for René, fantastic for Audi” Audi driver René Rast achieved the perfect DTM weekend at the Nürburgring: As he did on Saturday, the defending champion also claimed pole position and victory on Sunday. As a result, he scored the maximum possible points with his Audi RS 5 DTM...

Audi Aims For Fifth Victory in Spa 24 Hours

[source: Audi Sport] This year’s running of the Spa 24 Hours will be a race of superlatives: Audi Sport customer racing will meet with the sport cars from twelve other marques at the anniversary event of the iconic endurance race. 67 race cars in total will be on the grid in the Ardennes from July 26 to 29. In the world’s major GT3 competition, Audi Sport will be battling for its fifth overall victory after 2011, 2012, 2014 and 2017. No other brand has been more successful since...

DTM Zandvoort: René Rast Takes First Win of Season for Audi RS 5 DTM

[source: Audi Sport] Defending Champion wins Sunday’s race using risky strategy Tire change after only one lap The defending Champion is back: in the tenth race of the year, René Rast gave the Audi RS 5 DTM its first victory of the season in the sand dunes at Zandvoort (Netherlands). What a story! In 2016, René Rast made an unexpected debut quite literally overnight in the DTM at Zandvoort. At that time he replaced Adrien Tambay, who had been injured...

DTM Norisring: Müller and Frijns score for Audi

[source: Audi Sport] Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline scores points with both cars on Sunday Jamie Green sets fastest race lap, René Rast has problems during his pit stop With two Audi RS 5 DTM in the points, Audi recorded a stronger result in Sunday’s DTM race at the Norisring than the day before. Nico Müller and Robin Frijns clinched seventh and eighth respectively for Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline. Defending DTM Champion René Rast suffered a bout of bad luck. ...

DTM Norisring: Audi Pointless on Saturday

[source: Audi Sport] Jamie Green best Audi driver in eleventh place in Saturday’s race Puncture costs Nico Müller possible points Fantastic backdrop, thrilling battles at the front, but a disappointing result for the many Audi fans at trackside: in the first of two DTM races at the Norisring, Jamie Green in eleventh place was the best placed driver of an Audi RS 5 DTM on Saturday. The sobering result for defending champion Audi was already evident d...

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...

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 Champion René Rast in Audi RS 3 LMS

[source: Audi Sport] Audi factory driver to race as guest in WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup Seven Audi RS 3 LMS cars on Nürburgring grid Audi Sport Team WRT is the race team for the DTM Champion Audi Sport customer racing is bringing a prominent guest entrant to round three of the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup at the Nürburgring. René Rast, who won the DTM title last year in his debut season, will be racing in an Audi RS 3 LMS for the first time. As a result...

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...

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...

Team Germany Win ROC Nations Cup in Riyadh

World Endurance Champion Timo Bernhard and DTM champion René Rast have stormed to a record eighth ROC Nations Cup title for Team Germany at Riyadh’s King Fahad International Stadium The duo defeated Team Latin America’s Juan Pablo Montoya and Helio Castroneves in a thrilling finale to a busy evening of action on the event’s first ever visit to the Middle East Team Saudi Arabia’s Yazeed Al-Rajhi and Ahmed Bin Khanen thrilled their home fans by making the semi-finals alongside...