Akrapovič is a Slovenian materials engineering company and develops premium exhaust systems. The brand that celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2016 stands for highest standards in design, enhanced performance and the creation of a distinctive exhaust sound. Akrapovič supplies exhaust systems to Audi Sport as well.
Aral Ultimate sets standards in combining performance and efficiency. Aral Ultimate 102 and Aral Ultimate Diesel enhance the performance of any engine, with clean combustion for improved fuel economy – also in the V8 of the Audi RS 5 DTM: this year marks the 13th season in which Aral Ultimate is used as the DTM’s exclusive fuel.
AUTO BILD MOTORSPORT
AUTO BILD MOTORSPORT, Europe’s largest motorsport magazine, is published 40 times a year as an inserted magazine in AUTO BILD. During the season, AUTO BILD MOTORSPORT offers readers the full gamut of racing: from Formula One to DTM, VLN and rally championships, through to club sport and exclusive news from the motorsport world.
Castrol has been a leading producer of high-grade engine oils since the end of the 19th century, including joint developments with customers such as Audi. One result is Castrol EDGE, the company’s most powerful oil to date.
Some 3,000 employees in more than 50 countries with their performance have made the Hoffmann Group what it is today: one of the world’s leading suppliers of quality tools. The company’s three-way combination of expertise in selling, manufacturing and support is unique. Hoffmann’s proprietary premium GARANT brand has won international awards. In addition to its DTM commitment, the Hoffmann Group is a supplier to Audi’s Competence Center Motorsport in Neuburg.
The MegaRide software is based on models developed at the “Federico II” University in Naples, Italy. It is focused on vehicle dynamics and specifically on the interaction between the tires and the road. Objectives of the partnership include the prediction of grip conditions, thermal dynamics and tire degradation in order to optimize strategic decisions and vehicle setup.
Playboy is THE premium lifestyle magazine for men. The mix of erotic photography and high-quality journalism is unique and accounts for the success of the magazine that was first published in the United States in 1953. The German issue of Playboy was launched in 1972. Since then, Playboy has been telling stories about the exciting sides of life. Of women who are beautiful and desirable and of people who make their dreams come true.
Red Bull has been invigorating body and mind – since as far back as 1987 when the Austrian manufacturer not only launched an all-new product on the market, but also created an all-new product category – energy drinks. Today, Red Bull is available in more than 169 countries, with more than 60 billion cans having been consumed around the globe to date.
The Schaeffler Group is a leading global integrated automotive and industrial supplier. The company stands for top quality, outstanding technology and strong innovative prowess. With high-precision components and systems in engine, transmission and chassis applications, as well as rolling and plain bearing solutions for numerous industrial applications, the Schaeffler Group makes an important contribution to “mobility for tomorrow.”
Other Audi partners in the DTM
Manufacturer of professional racing gear and lifestyle products
Mineral water and soft drinks of top quality
Private brewery with a more than 500-year history in the traditional art of brewing
One of the global market leaders in the commercial vehicle and truck markets
DIE WELT is one of Europe’s leading daily newspapers