Romain Dumas: “Motorsport and Production Benefit From Each Other”

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="53489"] source: Volkswagen Motorsport Dumas will be back in the fully-electric ID.R at Goodwood SpeedWeek The Frenchman was wowed by the ID.3 during a test drive in the electric road car Electromobility in motorsport is one of the core topics for the 42-year-old Romain Dumas is an all-rounder in motorsport. Endurance, rallying, off-road and, last but not least, his participation in the Volkswagen ID.R project and the record-breaking drives with...

New Track Record for the Volkswagen ID.R at Bilster Berg

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="53240"] source: Volkswagen AG Successful test day with the ID.R in preparation for Goodwood SpeedWeek  Test driver Dieter Depping sets new all-time record in the fully-electric ID.R ID. family’s racing and production cars take to the racetrack together for the first time The Volkswagen ID.R is back with a bang. Just over a year after the record drive on Tianmen Mountain in China, Volkswagen Motorsport and the fully-electric race car retu...

Volkswagen ID.R Returns To Goodwood To Defend Its Title

source: Volkswagen Motorsports Romain Dumas returns to iconic southern England event to defend the record set last year Volkswagen Motorsport lines up with a special sprint version of the ID.R Herndon — The Volkswagen ID.R is set to defend its title at the prestigious “Goodwood Festival of Speed” in West Sussex, England July 4th to 7th.  Last year, Romain Dumas, at the wheel of the fully-electric race car, set a new record for electric vehicles, completing the mile-long r...

Volkswagen Group Is Headed Back To Pikes Peak But It’s Not What You Think

source: Volkswagen of America, intro: Bill Cho Say 'Pikes Peak' to an Audi fan and visions of Michele Mouton, John Buffum, Bobby Unser, Walter Rohrl, and, of course, the Sport quattro E2 Pikes Peak pop into their head. Volkswagen Group is headed back to Pikes Peak but this time it's Volkswagen leading the charge with an electric race car, the I.D. R Pikes Peak. The driver of this car should be familiar to Audi Sport fans, Romain Dumas. Dumas won the 2010 24 Hours of Le Mans in the Audi ...