S1:E8 Unfair Advantage Podcast: Tom Kristensen Part 1: Space-Shuttle-Side Chat with Mr. Le Mans at Audi Club Nationals 2019

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="32673"] Yes, Virginia...we still have a podcast. George & I have been busy with traveling to Avantoberfest, meeting in Herndon (Audi HQ), getting the q4_2019 issue of quattro Magazine to bed, and prepping/working the National Event in the D.C. are so we apologize for not airing more episodes. BUT during that time, we did record some podcast including a 800-mile roundtrip in an Audi e-tron and an in-depth interview with Tom Kristensen. In...

Video: Space-Shuttle-Side Chat with Tom Kristensen at Audi Club Nationals

If you missed this year's Audi Club Nationals, then fear not... you didn't miss out entirely. The event culminated in a space-shuttle-side chat with Tom Kristensen at the Smithsonian's gargantuan Udvar Hazy Air & Space museum. Video of Mr. Le Mans' conversation can be found below or directly on YouTube HERE. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=26EYsFW5X9o&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR1NX64nM6OVV8l_wbF2EUm9VCx5aE_yP7Hbmy0LttiVPjbPYcbqQ_LGmwE

New Audi A6 allroad Will Be At The Audi Club Nationals 2019

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="36598"] In addition to Tom Kristensen and Audi of America president Daniel Weissland, the new Audi A6 allroad will be joining the Audi Club Nationals 2019 held at the Lansdowne Resort and Spa in Leesburg, VA. Come see the A6 allroad at the Audi Oktober Concours and Tech Talks on Saturday. It may also show up for the VIP Dinner on Friday night. Be a part of this exclusive showing of the return of the A6 allroad. It's a year for anniversaries so ...

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 ...

Audi of America President Daniel Weissland Will Join The Audi Club Nationals Event

  [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="35616"] Audi Club North America is pleased to announce that recently named Audi of America President Daniel Weissland will join the Audi Club Nationals event in Leesburg, Virginia on October 18 as part of the event’s Hosted Dinner. He joins other notable table hosts, including record Le Mans winning driver Tom Kristensen, plus Audi of America product planners, industry experts and more. A German National, Weissland began his car...

Tom Kristensen, Audi Club Nationals, A Track Day…Oh My

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="34152"] Mingle with Tom and Audi of America employees plus join us for an HPD Mention Tom Kristensen to the average person and they may know the name but not the significance. Mention Tom to an Audi fan? How much time do you have? Tom is the most successful race car driver in sports car history. We all know he won Le Mans  nine time, six of them consecutively but did you know he also won races in every single series he’s ever r...

Tom Kristensen – The Story Of My Life (Video) And Special Guest Of Audi Club North America

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="34152"] words: Bill, video stills: Goodwood Road & Racing , photos: George Achorn, Audi AG Mention Tom Kristensen to the average person and they may know the name but not the significance. Mention Tom to an Audi fan? How much time do you have? Tom is the most successful race car driver in sports car history. We all know he won Le Mans ninetime, six of them consecutively but did you know he also won races in every single series he's ever rac...

Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner? Tom Kristensen To Attend Audi Club Nationals 2019

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="32673"] words: George, photos: George Achorn, Audi Sport Audi Club is pleased to confirm that legendary Audi Sport Le Mans driver Tom Kristensen will attend and take part in Audi Club Nationals 2019 planned for October 16-20 in the Washington, DC metro area and near Audi of America headquarters. In the world of sportscar racing and Le Mans, there is no more winning driver than Tom Kristensen. The 52-year old Dane won Le Mans no less than nine tim...

Three Audi Drivers Extend Lead of the Standings

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="32546"] source: Audi Sport Kelvin van der Linde/Patric Niederhauser with a 40-point advantage in ADAC GT Masters standings Antti Buri with Audi RS 3 LMS clearly in front in ADAC TCR Germany drivers’ classification American debut for Audi R8 LMS GT2 The drivers and teams from Audi Sport customer racing were happy not only in the ADAC GT Masters and the ADAC TCR Germany at the Nürburgring. A victory in Sweden and two podium finishes in Russ...

First Victories This Season for Audi in Japan and in North America

source: Audi Sport Audi R8 LMS evolution scores first win in Blancpain GT World Challenge Asia String of success for Audi Sport customer racing in DMV GTC at Hockenheim First victory this season for Audi RS 3 LMS in IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge The month of July started with excellent results for the Audi R8 LMS in Japan, Germany and Portugal, and with victories for the Audi RS 3 LMS in North America, China and Italy. Audi R8 LMS GT3 First victory this season in Japan: The new ...

First victory of the Audi R8 LMS in Blancpain GT Series this season

source: Audi Sport) Vanthoor/Weerts win at Misano for Belgian Audi Club Team WRT Audi R8 LMS GT4 remains unbeaten in Canada Tom Kristensen drives demo laps at Spielberg Audi Sport customer racing scored further successes with its customer teams last weekend. In round two of the Blancpain GT World Challenge Europe, the Audi R8 LMS drove to its first victory this season. The Audi R8 LMS GT4 triumphed again in the Canadian Touring Car Championship and clinched podium finishes in the United St...

Tom Kristensen Thrills Audience in Audi RS 5 DTM

source: Audi Sport Le Mans record winner back in DTM cockpit as a “taxi driver” More than 750 guests attend event of Audi’s partner MASCOT® WORKWEAR From 2004 to 2009, Tom Kristensen was racing for Audi in the DTM. At a four-day event hosted by Audi’s partner MASCOT® WORKWEAR in Denmark, the Le Mans record winner celebrated a short “comeback.” Kristensen became famous primarily due to his nine triumphs in the Le Mans 24 Hours. However, with n...

‘Mr Le Mans’ Tom Kristensen And World Rally X Champion Johan Kristoffersson Team Up At ROC Mexico

source: Race of Champions Greats from two very different motorsport disciplines have become the latest drivers to sign up for January’s Race Of Champions in Mexico City, joining Sebastian Vettel, David Coulthard and Mick Schumacher in the field Tom Kristensen is the most successful driver in the history of the Le Mans 24 Hours, with a record nine victories Johan Kristoffersson is the reigning FIA World Rallycross Champion, having completely dominated the series for the l...

Audi Is Not At Le Mans This Year…But It’s There In Spirit (Plus Spotter’s Guide)

[words: Bill Cho, spotter guide: Andy Blackmore Design, photos: Audi Sport] Audi withdrew from Le Mans in 2016 and Audi fans have been in mourning ever since. While the R8s and R18s may be silent, flashes of Audi's past are back at the track this year. André Lotterer, 3-time winner of Le Mans, will be driving the LMP1 #1 Rebellion R13-Gibson. He starts P3 behind the two Toyota TS050 Hybrids who secured the front row. Look for the #1 Rebellion Racing R13-Gibson with red mirrors and wi...