“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. ...

Runner-Up Title and Victory in the Finale for Audi in Formula E

  [gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="30837"] source: Audi Sport Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler second in the teams’ championship Lucas di Grassi third in the drivers’ championship with the Audi e-tron FE05 Robin Frijns wins final race for customer team Envision Virgin Racing Audi made the Formula E decider gripping until the last lap. At the New York finale, the Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler team claimed the runners-up honors in the electric racing series. Audi driv...

Formula-E New York City E-Prix Tickets Now On Sale

words: Bill and FIA Formula-E, photos: Audi Sport We got to experience Formula E for the first time in 2017 when Audi Club North America held its National Event in the New York City area. For those who went, it was a fascinating look at the future of racing. Now, you can experience yourself for as little as $12. 11 teams and 22 drivers will go head-to-head in Brooklyn including Lucas di Grassi, Daniel Abt, and the Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler team. Also racing will be the Envision Vir...

MotoGP Star Andrea Dovizioso Heads To DTM Debut

source: Audi Sport DTM in Italy with prominent guest driver in the Audi RS 5 DTM Audi leads manufacturers’ classification after two victories Misano circuit layout promises spectacular racing For motorsport fans, there are two good reasons to travel to the DTM in Italy on the Pentecost weekend: Last year’s DTM races at the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli near Rimini were particularly spectacular. Adding to this year’s action, MotoGP star Andrea Dovizioso takes on the DTM as a g...

Nico Müller Clinches Podium for Audi Sport Abt Sportsline at Zolder

source: Audi Sport Third place after gripping duel with Joel Eriksson in Saturday’s race Robin Frijns without fortune in his home round at Zolder Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline was able to celebrate a podium finish in the DTM’s return to Zolder, but lost the lead in the teams’ classification. Nico Müller finished third in Saturday’s race and eighth in the race on Sunday. Robin Frijns left his home round without points in spite of good starting positions. The Dutchman lives ...

One-Two-Three for Audi, Runaway Success for René Rast

source: Audi Sport René Rast wins Sunday’s race at Hockenheim from 16th on the grid Nico Müller and Robin Frijns complete Audi’s podium lockout Audi CEO Bram Schot: “This tastes moreish” A double podium on Saturday, a one-two-three result on Sunday: Audi managed an impressive start to the DTM’s turbo era at the Hockenheimring. In Sunday’s gripping race, René Rast from Audi Sport Team Rosberg with a bold strategy won ahead of Nico Müller and Robin Frijns (both Audi Sport Tea...

New Audi RS 5 DTM 1-2-3-4 in Hockenheim DTM Free Practice

words: Bill, photos: Audi Sport, motorsport.com Nico Muller led an all Audi parade today during the Hockenheim DTM free practice with a time of 1:30.476s. 2017 DTM Champion, Rene Rast, clocked in 0.361s behind Muller. Jonathan Aberdein in the privateer WRT Team Audi Sport Audi RS 5 DTM came in third just ahead of Robin Frijns, Formula E champion. In fact, the Audi RS 5 DTM took 7 out of the 10 top spots. Mike Rockenfeller finished 6th, Loic Duval 7th, and Jamie Green 8th. The first o...

Formula E in Paris: Audi Drivers Brave April Weather

source: Audi Sport Daniel Abt scores second podium of the season in hail and rain Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler most successful team of the day Robin Frijns celebrates maiden win and takes over championship lead Team Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler is in the center of the battle to win both titles in Formula E. At the spectacular E-Prix in the French capital Paris, Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi finished in 3rd and 4th place. Robin Frijns celebrated his first win in the electric racing series in the...

Hard-Fought Points for Lucas di Grassi in Rome

source: Audi Sport From thirteenth on the grid to seventh position Daniel Abt without points for the first time in the current Formula E season Robin Frijns clinches fourth place for Audi customer team Envision Virgin Racing With a hard-fought seventh position, Audi driver Lucas di Grassi scored crucial points for the Formula E title race in the E-Prix in Rome. His teammate, Daniel Abt, finished out of the points for the first time this season. Lucas di...

Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler Shoots for the Hat-Trick in Mexico

source: Audi Sport Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi have won the previous two Formula E races in Mexico Nearly 1,000 Audi guests to cheer on the team at the track Audi e-tron FE05 most successful car in the field to date There are not many tracks that Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi have such fond memories as in Mexico: Both drivers of the Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler team have previously celebrated victories here and have set their sights on claiming the top spot again at ...

The Right Six: Audi Confirms Drivers For DTM

source: Audi Sport Audi Sport enters new turbo era in DTM with proven driver squad Sextet with 32 DTM victories, 26 pole positions and 42 fastest laps DTM Champions René Rast and Mike Rockenfeller as spearheads Audi Sport will enter the new turbo era of the DTM with a proven driver squad. Loïc Duval (F/36), Robin Frijns (NL/27), Jamie Green (GB/36), Nico Müller (CH/26), René Rast (D/32) and Mike Rockenfeller (D/35) have been confirmed as drivers for the 2019 DTM sea...

One-Two Win At Laguna Seca And Third Manufacturers’ Title For Audi At The Intercontinental GT Challenge

source: Audi Sport Christopher Haase/Kelvin van der Linde/Christopher Mies win the finale of Intercontinental GT Challenge in Laguna Seca/USA Frijns/Vanthoor/Winkelhock claim second at the California 8 Hours Audi wins the manufacturers' title of the IGTC for the third time in a row Spectacular finale at the fourth and final round of the Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC): At Laguna Seca/USA, Audi Sport customer racing turned a nine-point deficit into an 11-point advan...

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 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...

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...

Third Audi Victory in Bathurst 12 Hour

source: Audi Sport  Audi Sport Team WRT celebrates debut victory in iconic endurance race Audi most successful brand at Bathurst since GT3 class launch Bathurst - Audi Sport customer racing celebrated its third overall victory in the Bathurst 12 Hour after 2011 and 2012. On making its debut in Australia, Audi Sport Team WRT with campaigners Robin Frijns/Stuart Leonard/Dries Vanthoor (NL/GB/B) triumphed at the Intercontinental GT Challenge opener. As a result, Audi, as th...

Pirelli Shines the Spotlight on the Intercontinental GT Challenge

source: Pirelli Milan - The opening round of this year’s Intercontinental GT Challenge – the only intercontinental series for the world’s top GT drivers, with Pirelli as exclusive tire supplier – gets underway this weekend at the famous Bathurst 12 Hours in Australia. The Mount Panorama track is one of the most epic on the planet, with several changes in elevation and some truly demanding corners. Pirelli currently holds the track record, set two years ago in qualifying when th...