In the fierce competition of the DTM, Audi can rely on support by internationally renowned partners.
Akrapovič is a Slovenian materials engineering company and develops premium exhaust systems. The brand that was established in 1991 stands for highest standards in design, enhanced performance and the creation of a distinctive exhaust sound. In 2019, Akrapovič and Audi Sport are celebrating the tenth anniversary of their partnership.
Aral Ultimate sets standards in performance and efficiency. Aral Ultimate 102 and Aral Ultimate Diesel with the anti-dirt formula they contain ensure cleaner combustion in any engine. This enhances performance and may reduce fuel consumption – also in the new 2.0 TFSI engine of the Audi RS 5 DTM. Aral Ultimate is now being used as the DTM’s exclusive fuel for the 14th year.
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, which has a major part in extracting maximum performance from the new 2.0 TFSI engine of the Audi RS 5 DTM zu holen.
Some 3,000 employees around the globe and the performance they deliver have made the Hoffmann Group what it is today: Europe’s leading system partner for quality tools and a global player with 135,000 customers in 50 countries. The company’s three-way combination of expertise in selling, manufacturing and support is unique. Hoffmann’s proprietary premium GARANT brand has won international design awards. In addition to its DTM commitment, the Hoffmann Group is a supplier to Audi’s Competence Center Motorsport in Neuburg. In 2019, the company is celebrating its 100th anniversary.
MASCOT is a Danish family-owned company that develops and produces work clothes and safety shoes and exports its products to countries around the globe. MASCOT has more than 2,800 employees worldwide. Its products and solutions address sectors such as the construction trade, civil engineering, logistics and manufacturing, etc. The work clothes are manufactured at the company’s own CSR-certified production sites in in Vietnam and Laos.
MegaRide software is based on models developed at University of Naples Federico II. It is focused on vehicle dynamics and especially on the interaction between the tires and the road. Objectives of the partnership include the prediction of grip conditions, thermodynamics and tire degradation in order to optimize strategic decisions and vehicle setup.
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 market