René Rast Drives Audi Formula E Car For The First Time

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="48950"] source: Audi Sport Positive impressions during testing of Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler Preparation for the restart of the season in Berlin on August 5 René Rast: “I’m looking forward to the challenge more and more every day” The final phase of preparation for the restart of the Formula E season has begun: Newcomer René Rast completed his first laps in the electric race car during testing at the Lausitzring. Alongside his teammat...

Formula E: Double DTM Champion Rast Races for Audi at the Grand Finale in Berlin

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="48551"] source: Audi Sport Electric series to run six races in Berlin from August 5–13 René Rast replaces Daniel Abt until the end of the season Two-time DTM champion tests the Audi e-tron FE06 for the first time in early July Formula E is making a spectacular comeback on the race track: Between August 5 and 13, the all-electric racing series will be staging no less than six rounds in succession at the former Tempelhof A...

#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...

Audi Racing Drivers Thrill Fans At GP Ice Race

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="42788"] source: Audi Sport Daniel Abt, René Rast and Benoît Tréluyer put in a spectacular show in Zell am See Audi e-tron FE06 and Audi RS 5 DTM sideways on ice and snow Rally legend Stig Blomqvist drives historic Audi Sport quattro Spectacular drifts on ice and snow: at the second running of the GP Ice Race in Austria’s Zell am See, Formula E driver Daniel Abt and DTM champion René Rast tackled slippery terrain with their Audi race ...

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...

Audi Driver Tréluyer Shines In Comeback

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="39137"] source: Audi Sport Frenchman best driver of a DTM car in “dream race” at Fuji on Saturday Spectacular first joint race of DTM and SUPER GT DTM Champion René Rast thrills fans with fightback Surprise in the “dream race” at Fuji (Japan): in the turbulent first joint race of the DTM and the Japanese SUPER GT Championship, Benoît Tréluyer in sixth position was the best Audi driver on Saturday. In his first race with the Aud...

A Dream Comes True: Four Audi RS 5 DTM In “Dream Race” In Japan

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="38612"] source: Audi Sport First joint DTM and SUPER GT races at Fuji 1.5-kilometer straight poses special challenge DTM Champion René Rast: “Am excited to see what’s in store for us” At the conclusion of an extremely successful season for Audi, DTM fans can look forward to a unique treat for dessert: On Saturday and Sunday (November 23/24), the first two joint races of the DTM and the Japanese SUPER GT will be held at the foot of fam...

At The Wheel Of The Champion

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="38398"] source: Roland Löwisch for Audi Sport 610 turbo horsepower, the Hockenheimring and rainy weather: challenging preconditions for motoring journalist Roland Löwisch doing his test laps in René Rast’s championship-winning Audi RS 5 DTM. Löwisch has been reporting about the motoring sector since 1990. The ‘Auto Bild’, ‘Auto Forum’ and ‘STERN’ magazines have been the most important stints in his professional career during whi...

Audi Employees In Ingolstadt Celebrate DTM Champion René Rast And Successes In GT Racing

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="36783"] source: Audi AG Victorious race cars driven through production halls at Ingolstadt plant René Rast, Frank Stippler and Dries Vanthoor enthusiastically welcomed With a unique activity, the employees at Audi’s Ingolstadt location celebrated Audi’s triple title win in the 2019 DTM and the successes of Audi Sport customer racing in the GT category: for the first time ever, race cars were driven through the productio...

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...