Audi RS 4 Avant Debuts At DTM Finale Hockenheim

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="36429"] words: Bill, photos: Audi Sport While going through over 435 photos from the DTM finale at Hockenheim (won by Nico Müller followed by Mike Rockenfeller and René Rast), we came across these photos from the Audi Thrill Zone. Apparently the Audi RS 4 Avant made its debut there with René Rast behind the wheel...woof. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="36432"] This would be how I would order my RS 4 Avant...if we ...

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 ...

Masterful DTM Champion: René Rast Celebrates Seventh Victory This Season

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="36215"] source: Audi Sport Audi driver wins Saturday’s race in DTM finale at Hockenheim 50th success for the Audi RS 5 DTM Audi Sport Team Rosberg secures teams’ championship ahead of time René Rast began the final weekend of the DTM with a masterful performance: The Champion won Saturday’s race at the Hockenheimring from pole position. Having scored the maximum number of points, he secured the teams’ championshi...

Crowning Event For Audi champions: DTM finale With F1 World Champions And Three Japanese brands

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="35631"] source: Audi Sport Honda, Lexus and Nissan to race in DTM for the first time Audi RS 5 DTM the car to be beaten at Hockenheim Dieter Gass: “A foretaste of how we envision the DTM in the future” For the conclusion of the so far most successful DTM season in the company’s history, Audi has set its sights on another milestone achievement in the finale at the Hockenheimring (October 4 to 6): the 50th victory of ...

Duval, Rast, Rockenfeller and Tréluyer: Audi Drivers For The “Dream Race” At Fuji Have Been Confirmed

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="35562"] source: Audi Sport First race of the Audi RS 5 DTM in Japan All four Audi teams from the DTM on the grid Driver lineup with two DTM Champions and two Japan experts The Audi drivers for the joint “dream race” of the DTM and the Japanese Super GT Championship at Fuji (Japan) on November 23 and 24 have been confirmed: two DTM Champions and two Japan experts – René Rast, Mike Rockenfeller, Loïc Duval and Beno...

René Rast: “I see my future in the DTM”

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="35334"] source: Audi Sport The 2019 DTM Champion in an extensive interview before the season’s finale Audi driver René Rast secured an early DTM title win in the season’s third from last race. In an extensive interview, the 2019 DTM Champion reveals why, in spite of his early success, fans should not miss the finale at Hockenheim on the first weekend in October, what records he is interested in, what the secret of his succ...

“What A Year!” René Rast DTM Champion Ahead Of Time

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="34146"] source: Audi Sport Drivers’ championship decided even before the finale Teams’ championship goes to Audi, too First victory for Jamie Green in the DTM since 2017 The triple has been perfected: Following the win of the DTM manufacturers’ championship, Audi also secured early title wins in the drivers’ and teams’ championships at the Nürburgring. The first DTM Champion in the new turbo era is René Rast, ...

Rast Unstoppable: Audi Driver On Course For Title After Perfect Saturday

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="34123"] source: Audi Sport   Maximum points score for DTM leader on SaturdayClosest rival Nico Müller without points in race after jump-startingJonathan Aberdein from customer team WRT Team Audi Sport in fourth position With a dominant victory in Saturday’s race at the Nürburgring, Audi driver René Rast has come a lot closer to winning his second DTM title. Before the last three rounds, the German has an advantage of 47 points over...

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...

500th DTM Race and Manufacturers’ Title Within Reach

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="32529"] source: Audi Sport DTM to celebrate a special jubilee at the Lausitzring Audi drivers talk about their very personal DTM highlights Chance of securing an early manufacturers’ championship win A jubilee in the DTM and the first chance for the Four Rings to score a proverbial match point: in the 500th DTM race at the Lausitzring on Sunday (August 25), Audi may be able to secure an early manufacturers’ championship win. Audi h...

“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. ...

London Calling: Audi Drivers Enthuse About The DTM at Brands Hatch

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="32289"] source: Audi Sport DTM visits tradition-steeped circuit near the UK capital Grand Prix Circuit is regarded as one of the world’s most challenging race tracks DTM leader René Rast: “Brands Hatch is a real men’s track” DTM fans can look forward to the next highlight: On Saturday and Sunday (August 10/11), the more than 610-hp Class 1 cars will race at Brands Hatch. The tradition-steeped circuit near the UK ...

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...

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...

Audi Driver René Rast New DTM Leader

source: Audi Sport Pole position and second place in Saturday’s race at Misano, Loïc Duval in third Controversial safety car deployment prevents possible Audi one-two result MotoGP star Andrea Dovizioso thrills crowd in his maiden DTM race On clinching pole position and second place in Saturday’s race, Audi driver René Rast took the overall lead in the DTM at Misano (Italy). Loïc Duval, in third position, achieved his first podium finish this season. MotoGP star ...

Six Audi R8 LMS GT3 in Nürburgring 24 Hours

source: Audi Sport Six former Nürburgring winners and one Le Mans overall winner on board DTM drivers René Rast and Jamie Green in GT3 sports car Audi Sport customer racing competes with its customers for the eleventh time in the Nürburgring 24 Hours. In Germany’s major auto race from June 20 to 23, three teams with five current Audi R8 LMS cars, plus a first-generation Audi R8 LMS of a privateer team, will be on the grid. “We’re focusing our support this year on the Car Col...

René Rast wins also at Zolder

source: Audi Sport Audi driver is first competitor to have scored two wins in DTM’s new turbo era Mechanics worked up until the early morning hours Teammate Jamie Green on podium too René Rast is the first driver to have achieved two victories in the DTM’s new turbo era. At the DTM’s return to Zolder, Belgium, the Audi driver won Sunday’s race in commanding style. His teammate, Jamie Green, perfected Audi Sport Team Rosberg’s triumph by finishing in third position. Mike Rockenfe...