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The DTM in its particular form is unique. It is the only racing series in the world that is exclusively dedicated to factory-backed teams. Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz are fielding a total of 18 cars – each car represents state-of-the-art technology and, as a result, is theoretically in contention for winning. Audi has secured all three titles (Drivers, Manufacturers and Teams) in 2017.

Recent Press Releases

  • 06/18/18
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    DTM in the city: Putting the Audi RS 5 DTM through its paces

    The season’s highlight in the DTM: This weekend (June 23/24) the Norisring in Nuremberg, the only city street circuit in the popular touring car racing series, is coming up. The challenge posed to the drivers and the Audi RS 5 DTM is even greater this time than in previous years.
  • 06/03/18
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    DTM Budapest: Audi quotes

    With a podium place for Nico Müller and a total of six results in the points Audi is leaving Budapest on the third race weekend of the 2018 DTM. The quotes.
  • 06/03/18
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    DTM Budapest: Audi driver Rockenfeller fourth

    The DTM remains unpredictable: In Sunday’s turbulent race at the Hungaroring, a rain shower turned the racing action completely on its head. In the end, the drivers who in rather unpromising positions had made their mandatory pit stops right at the beginning of the race were running in front.
  • 06/02/18
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    DTM Budapest: Nico Müller clinches podium for Audi

    Five Audi RS 5 DTM cars in the top ten and 41 points in total: Audi has achieved its best result this season to date in Saturday’s race of the DTM’s visit to Hungary at Budapest. The Swiss Nico Müller (Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline) in third position clinched his first podium this season.
  • 05/28/18
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    Champion René Rast back in Audi RS 5 DTM

    Only two weeks after his serious racing accident reigning DTM Champion René Rast will be back on the grid at Budapest on the first weekend in June – driving the same Audi RS 5 DTM in which he had his accident in the DTM round at the Lausitzring. Motorsport fans around the world held their breath when Rast spectacularly somersaulted there.
  • 05/20/18
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    DTM Lausitzring: Audi quotes

    Audi suffered a difficult DTM weekend at the Lausitzring. The quotes.
  • 05/20/18
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    DTM Lausitzring: Jamie Green best Audi driver in sixth place thanks to tire gamble

    Jamie Green from Audi Sport Team Rosberg was the best Audi driver in Sunday’s DTM race at the Lausitzring. A tire gamble took the Briton through the field from 16th on the grid to sixth place. Mike Rockenfeller (Audi Sport Team Phoenix/8th) and Robin Frijns (Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline/10th) also scored points.
  • 05/19/18
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    Lausitzring: DTM safety concept proves itself once again

    Audi suffered a Saturday to forget during the third round of the DTM at the Lausitzring: in the opening stages of the race, four of the six Audi drivers were eliminated in accidents from which they escaped unharmed.
  • 05/14/18
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    Formula E, DTM and DFB-Pokal: A weekend of sports superlatives for Audi

    DFB-Pokal Final, Formula E in Berlin and the DTM at the Lausitzring: The Pentecost weekend this year will be one of superlatives for sports enthusiasts and fans of the Audi brand.
  • 05/06/18
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    DTM Hockenheim: Audi quotes

    Audi clinched a podium place by Mike Rockenfeller in the gripping DTM season opener at the Hockenheimring. Mattias Ekström said goodbye to his DTM fans. Quotes from the Audi camp.
  • 05/06/18
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    Audi driver Rockenfeller runner-up in DTM thriller at Hockenheim

    What a DTM opener at Hockenheim! In Sunday’s spectacular second race, Mike Rockenfeller in the Schaeffler Audi RS 5 DTM of Audi Sport Team Phoenix stormed forward to second position after starting from ninth on the grid. His teammate, Loïc Duval, and René Rast (Audi Sport Team Rosberg) scored points for Audi as well. Mattias Ekström (Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline) experienced an emotional DTM farewell.
  • 05/05/18
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    Difficult DTM opener for Audi at Hockenheim

    Title defender Audi experienced a difficult start to the new DTM season at the Hockenheimring. With René Rast (Audi Sport Team Rosberg) and Loïc Duval (Audi Sport Team Phoenix) in positions nine and ten only two Audi drivers scored points in race one on Saturday.
  • 04/30/18
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    DTM: Audi Sport on title defense mission

    The DTM fans’ long wait is ending. This weekend, the new season will kick off at the Hockenheimring. Audi Sport will be on the grid with the Audi RS 5 DTM and as the title defenders in the drivers’, manufacturers’ and teams’ classifications. This means that Audi Sport will be the hunted in all three championships.
  • 04/18/18
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    DTM: Farewell races for Ekström at Hockenheim

    Emotional farewell after 17 years in DTM: Mattias Ekström will race in an additional Audi RS 5 DTM in the DTM season opener at the Hockenheimring, so giving motorsport fans yet another reason to watch the races on May 5 and 6 either live at the venue or on television.
  • 04/13/18
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    DTM rookie Frijns impresses in Audi RS 5 DTM

    DTM rookie Robin Frijns (26) has left a strong impression in the official pre-season DTM tests at the Hockenheimring. The Dutchman in the Audi RS 5 DTM set the second-fastest time of the four-day tests.
  • 04/08/18
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    The champion’s new wrap: René Rast in red

    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.
  • 03/05/18
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    From hunter to hunted: the new Audi RS 5 DTM

    DTM Champion, winners of the teams’ and manufacturers’ classifications, Audi drivers in the top four spots of the table: In 2017, Audi Sport finished the season with its most successful results of all time. In tests at Vallelunga, Italy, the new Audi RS 5 DTM now made its first public appearance. With the further developed championship-winning car Audi Sport will start the 2018 season and therefore its “title defense” project at the Hockenheimring on May 5 and 6.
  • 02/24/18
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    DTM: Audi ready for title defense

    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.
  • 02/15/18
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    Audi driver Robin Frijns: “I have dreamed of the DTM for a long time”

    Robin Frijns recently became an Audi factory driver in the DTM. For the Dutchman it is a dream come true, which began during 2015 in the GT racing program of Audi Sport. In this interview, the 26-year-old looks back on his career and reveals his expectations for his rookie season in the DTM.
  • 01/29/18
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    Audi driver Mattias Ekström ends DTM career

    It marks the end of an era: After 17 years, 195 races, 23 victories and two championship titles, factory driver Mattias Ekström ends his DTM career, which means that Audi’s most successful DTM campaigner to date is leaving this racing series. In 2018, Ekström will concentrate on the factory-backed commitment of his team, EKS, in the World Rallycross Championship. The new member of Audi’s DTM driver squad is Dutchman Robin Frijns.
  • 01/22/18
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    Press conference with Audi driver Mattias Ekström

    Will he end his unique career? Will he continue his dual-track commitment in the DTM and in the FIA World Rallycross Championship or concentrate on one of these two racing series in the 2018 season? There has been a lot of speculation about Audi factory driver Mattias Ekström’s future in racing in recent months. Now the decision has been made.
  • 11/03/17
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    Audi driver René Rast is the “ADAC Motorsportsman of the Year”

    The DTM champion René Rast is the “ADAC Motorsportsman of the Year” in 2017. With this honor, the Audi driver has been recognized by the biggest German motor club for his strong season in motorsport, which he completed by winning the DTM title at Hockenheim just under three weeks ago.
  • 10/19/17
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    Audi driver René Rast: “Every year has made me better”

    René Rast on winning the DTM title has made a long-held dream of his come true. In an interview, the German looks back on his various stations in the motorsport program of the Volkswagen Group and describes his experiences on the final race day of the DTM at Hockenheim.
  • 10/15/17
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    ​DTM finale Hockenheim: Audi quotes

    Audi secured all three DTM titles in the finale at Hockenheim. Quotes from the victorious Audi squad following a spectacular and successful 2017 DTM season.
  • 10/15/17
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    Audi driver René Rast makes DTM history

    Audi driver René Rast (30) is the 2017 DTM Champion, so having written a chapter in motorsport history. The German secured the title in his first DTM season – a feat most recently achieved by the Italian Nicola Larini 24 years ago. On Saturday, Audi had already secured the manufacturers’ and teams’ classifications early in the DTM finale at Hockenheim.
  • 10/14/17
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    Perfect “triple”: Audi claims all three DTM titles

    “Golden October” at Hockenheim and a perfect day for Audi: The manufacturer from Ingolstadt on clinching a one-two win in the penultimate race of the season secured all three DTM titles early. Audi managed to defend the title in the manufacturers’ championship. Audi Sport Team Rosberg is DTM teams’ champion for the first time. Drivers from all three Audi teams – Mattias Ekström, race winner Jamie Green, René Rast and Mike Rockenfeller – still have chances of clinching the drivers’ title on Sunday.
  • 10/09/17
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    DTM finale: Audi with advantage at Hockenheim

    As the front runners in the drivers’, teams’ and manufacturers’ classifications, Audi will be entering the last two races of the 2017 DTM season at the Hockenheimring. Accordingly, expectations for Saturday, October 14 and Sunday, October 15 are high. Six drivers in total can still have hopes of winning the title this weekend.
  • 09/24/17
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    DTM Spielberg: Audi quotes

    Quotes from the Audi drivers and officials following two one-two-three wins of the Audi RS 5 DTM at the DTM round in Austria.
  • 09/24/17
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    Audi one-two-three success in DTM thriller at Spielberg

    On Sunday, Audi again celebrated a one-two-three win in the DTM at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg (Austria). Following a rather uneventful race on Saturday, the spectators witnessed a spectacular thriller from which René Rast from Audi Sport Team Rosberg in the end somewhat surprisingly came out winning.
  • 09/23/17
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    Perfect DTM Saturday for Audi at Spielberg

    With a victory in Saturday’s race at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria, Audi driver Mattias Ekström has come a step closer to his big dream of winning his third DTM title after 2004 and 2007. Jamie Green and Nico Müller, in positions two and three, perfected an Audi one-two-three success.
  • 09/18/17
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    Audi before thrilling DTM showdown

    The DTM is seeing what will arguably be the most thrilling showdown in its history. Following the joint decision by Audi, BMW and Mercedes to scrap the additional weights, the title race is completely open. On the last two race weekends, drivers from all three manufacturers will still be able to decide the championship in their favor. The “fast and furious finale” will start with two races at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria, on September 23 and 24. In the middle of October, the season’s last two races will be held at Hockenheim.
  • 09/10/17
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    DTM Nürburgring: Audi quotes

    Following a DTM weekend at the Nürburgring that was difficult, as expected, Audi continues to lead all three championships. Quotes following races 13 and 14 of the season.
  • 09/10/17
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    Audi driver Ekström maintains DTM lead

    With a hard-fought sixth place in Sunday’s race at the Nürburgring Audi driver Mattias Ekström has maintained his lead in the DTM and extended his advantage over Lucas Auer (Mercedes-Benz) to nine points.
  • 09/09/17
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    Audi driver Ekström unfortunate, Rast catches up

    In a difficult wet race at the Nürburgring, the front runners in the DTM standings have moved closer together. Before race two on Sunday (start at 3:15 PM), Audi driver Mattias Ekström is only one point ahead of Saturday’s winner Lucas Auer (Mercedes-Benz) and four in front of René Rast, who in position five in race one was the best Audi driver.
  • 09/04/17
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    DTM: Tough title race for Audi in the Eifel

    Close race for the DTM championship win: Before the last six rounds of the season, at least eight campaigners have realistic chances of winning the title. Four of them are driving an Audi RS 5 DTM: Mattias Ekström, René Rast, Mike Rockenfeller and Jamie Green.
  • 08/24/17
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    Audi driver Loïc Duval: “A terrific moment”

    Loïc Duval has just celebrated his first DTM podium. In Zandvoort, he finished second behind his teammate Mike Rockenfeller. During the race, however, the DTM rookie was not aware that he would clinch his best result. Duval takes a look back in a short interview.
  • 08/20/17
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    DTM Zandvoort: Audi quotes

    Audi defended the lead in all three DTM classifications at Zandvoort. Quotes following two thrilling races on the Dutch North Sea Coast.
  • 08/20/17
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    DTM: Audi with strong Sunday at Zandvoort

    With a strong team performance in the second of the two DTM races at Zandvoort (Netherlands), Audi has maintained the lead in all three of the DTM classifications.
  • 08/19/17
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    DTM Zandvoort: Audi barely misses podium

    In the first of the two DTM races at Zandvoort in the Netherlands, Audi, in positions four and five, just barely missed the podium. In spite of these results, two Audi campaigners, René Rast (Audi Sport Team Rosberg) and Mattias Ekström (Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline), continue to head the standings.
  • 08/14/17
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    DTM: Audi travels to Zandvoort with one-two lead

    The DTM is returning from its summer break with an absolute highlight this weekend. The touring cars delivering more than 500 hp are going to race at Circuit Zandvoort on August 19/20. The track in the dunes on the Dutch North Sea coast is regarded as the most challenging one on the DTM calendar. Audi has celebrated nine victories there to date.
  • 07/23/17
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    DTM Moscow: Audi quotes

    Following two spectacular races at Moscow Raceway, Audi continues heading all three DTM classifications. Quotes after the visit to Russia.
  • 07/23/17
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    Thriller in Moscow: Audi driver Ekström in front again

    With a spectacular comeback drive Audi campaigner Mattias Ekström (Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline) has recaptured the lead in the DTM. Following the turbulent first race of the second half of the season, three Audi drivers are now ranking in the top four spots of the overall classification.
  • 07/22/17
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    Rast in front of “Rocky”: Audi with one-two win in Moscow

    A rookie has sensationally become the DTM’s “mid-point champion.” With a lights-to-flag victory Audi driver René Rast recaptured the lead of the standings in the first of the two DTM races at Moscow Raceway in Russia. In spite of a broken foot, Mike Rockenfeller perfected an Audi one-two win.
  • 07/17/17
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    At DTM’s midpoint: Audi in top spot three times

    Audi is currently ranking at the top of the standings in all three DTM classifications. In the rounds at Moscow Raceway this weekend, the brand is primarily aiming to extend this advantage. Audi, BMW and Mercedes have each decided the previous six DTM races near the Russian capital in their favor on two occasions.
  • 07/05/17
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    Audi driver Mattias Ekström: “I’m keeping my cool”

    Mattias Ekström will be traveling to the next two races in Moscow on July 22/23 as the leader of the DTM standings. The Audi driver in a brief interview.
  • 07/02/17
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    DTM Norisring: Audi quotes

    The spectators in Nuremberg witnessed a spectacular Norisring weekend. Audi defended its lead in all three DTM classifications, Mattias Ekström being the new DTM leader of the driver’s standings. Sunday’s race was overshadowed by a severe accident in which Mike Rockenfeller sustained an injury on his left foot. Quotes from the Audi camp.
  • 07/02/17
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    Audi driver Ekström defends DTM lead

    Following a third place on Saturday and a fourth place on Sunday, Audi driver Mattias Ekström from Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline is leaving the Norisring as the leader of the DTM’s overall standings.
  • 07/01/17
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    Audi driver Ekström new DTM leader

    Mattias Ekström is the new DTM leader. The Swede from Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline secured the top spot in the standings on finishing Saturday’s race at the Norisring in third place.
  • 06/26/17
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    DTM: Audi heads to Norisring with advantage

    Audi will be traveling to the DTM season’s pinnacle event as the front runners in all three classifications this weekend. Before the race at the Norisring in Nuremberg, three Audi drivers are ranking in the top four spots of the drivers’ classification. And all three of them love the city street circuit: René Rast, Jamie Green and Mattias Ekström are going into the race with great expectations.
  • 06/23/17
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    Audi driver Ekström to race in DTM at the Norisring

    Good news for all DTM fans: Mattias Ekström in his Red Bull Audi RS 5 DTM will be on the grid of the DTM season’s highlight at the Norisring on the first weekend of July and skip the World RX round in Höljes (Sweden).
  • 06/21/17
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    René Rast: “The success drives us as a team”

    Audi driver René Rast has already achieved some of his self-set targets: his first podium result and two fastest race laps at the Lausitzring; first pole position and first DTM victory in Budapest. Apart from his DNF in the Sunday race at Hockenheim, the rookie has finished in the points on every occasion. The pressure that comes with success, however, is not even an issue for the 30-year-old.
  • 06/18/17
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    DTM Budapest: Audi quotes

    At the Hungaroring, in front of 39,500 spectators (throughout the weekend), René Rast celebrated his first DTM victory. Mattias Ekström, in second place on Sunday, completed the strong performance of the new Audi RS 5 DTM in its first foreign round. Quotes from the Audi camp.
  • 06/18/17
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    Audi driver René Rast clinches DTM lead

    Audi driver René Rast is the man of the hour in the DTM. The newcomer celebrated his first DTM victory at the Hungaroring and on pulling off a mega weekend even snatched the lead of the drivers’ standings. In the manufacturers’ and teams’ classifications, Audi is in front as well before its home round at the Norisring on July 1/2.
  • 06/17/17
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    Lead of the standings, but disappointment for Audi

    Audi has taken the lead in the DTM manufacturers’ and teams’ standings at Budapest (Hungary). Following a strong performance in qualifying that put five Audi RS 5 DTM cars at the front of the grid, the race, however, ended in extreme disappointment for Audi.
  • 06/12/17
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    Hungarian home round for Audi in the DTM

    Following two strong performances in Germany, the Audi team is going to present itself on international tarmac with the new RS 5 DTM for the first time. This weekend (June 16 to 18) the DTM will be racing at the Hungaroring near Budapest.
  • 05/24/17
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    ​Audi driver Ekström: “The DTM is fun again”

    With an unusual strategy Mattias Ekström clinched his first podium result in the 2017 DTM at the Lausitzring last weekend. In the FIA World Rallycross Championship, the Audi driver is the leader of the standings before round five at Lydden Hill (GB) next weekend. Time for an initial in-season assessment.
  • 05/21/17
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    ​Audi scores one-two victory at motorsport festival

    What a Sunday for Audi at the Lausitzring motorsport festival! In front of an impressive crowd, Jamie Green and Mattias Ekström perfected the first one-two victory of the new Audi RS 5 DTM. With five cars in the top seven positions, Audi was the strongest brand overall.
  • 05/21/17
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    DTM Lausitzring: Quotes Audi Sport

    67,500 spectators (throughout the weekend) experienced a spectacular motorsport festival and another strong showing of the Audi RS 5 DTM. René Rast’s first DTM podium on Saturday was followed by a one-two result on Sunday. Quotes from the Audi camp.
  • 05/20/17
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    Audi driver René Rast makes a dream of his come true

    René Rast has made a long-held dream of his come true at the Lausitzring. The Audi driver came third in Saturday’s race, clinching the first ever podium in his still young DTM career.
  • 05/15/17
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    DTM: Audi and fans fired up for “Lausitz”

    The spectacular opening races at Hockenheim earned the DTM plenty of positive headlines – the rush for tickets to the season’s second race weekend at the Lausitzring now being in full swing as a result. Last year, nearly 70,000 spectators flocked to the motorsport festival at the Lausitzring. The crowd might even be larger this weekend, May 20/21.
  • 05/11/17
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    Audi driver René Rast: “Starting from the first row was a highlight”

    Fight-back, first row on the grid and a Sunday of shocks: Audi driver René Rast experienced a turbulent season-opening weekend in Hockenheim. In an interview, the 30-year-old reviews the racing highlights, his premature exit from the Sunday race and assesses the DTM’s new features from a driver’s perspective.
  • 05/07/17
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    DTM Hockenheim: Audi Sport quotes

    The DTM delivered a tremendous season opener featuring two spectacular races at the Hockenheimring in front of 79,500 spectators (throughout the weekend). Following third place on Saturday, Audi achieved the first victory of the new Audi RS 5 DTM on Sunday. Quotes after the weekend that kicked off the 2017 DTM.
  • 05/07/17
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    New Audi RS 5 DTM already a winner

    After just two races, the new Audi RS 5 DTM is already a winning car: in the turbulent round two of the 2017 DTM at the Hockenheimring, Jamie Green was in a class of his own on Sunday.
  • 05/06/17
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    Strong performance by Audi drivers in DTM season opener

    From grid position 16 to third place: in the DTM season opener at the Hockenheimring, Mike Rockenfeller thrilled Audi fans with a comeback drive and clinched a podium result for the new Audi RS 5 DTM in its debut race. Similarly strong performances were shown by Mattias Ekström and René Rast.
  • 04/28/17
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    Racing debut of the new Audi RS 5 DTM

    May 6, 2017 will be a special day for Audi motorsport: 16 months after the project was launched, the new Audi RS 5 DTM is going to contest its first two races when the 2017 DTM season opens at the Hockenheimring.
  • 04/07/17
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    DTM presents Pit View and other new features

    In the coming DTM season, fans will be able to experience the Audi RS 5 DTM and the work of the teams at a closer range than ever before: at nearly all DTM events, owners of a paddock ticket will be admitted to a dedicated spectator pit from which they can directly watch the mechanics at work in the two adjacent garages.
  • 03/31/17
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    Sharper look for new Audi RS 5 DTM

    About a month before the DTM season opens, Audi is presenting the liveries of the six Audi RS 5 DTM cars. The engineers at the Audi motorsport department prepared the race cars in the past two weeks together with the teams. From Monday to Thursday next week (April 3 to 6) the new DTM cars will participate in final pre-season tests at Hockenheim.
  • 03/17/17
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    Race track debut for the new Audi RS 5 DTM

    Only a week following its world premiere in Geneva, the new Audi RS 5 DTM did its first public test laps on the Italian race track at Vallelunga.
  • 03/07/17
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    World premiere in Geneva: the new Audi RS 5 DTM

    Clear the stage for an exciting new race car: At the same time as the production model, Audi Sport presented the DTM racing version of the Audi RS 5 Coupé at the Geneva Motor Show. The new RS design language premieres in this model that features numerous modifications required by the regulations as well.
  • 02/24/17
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    Last DTM test for Audi before world premiere

    Audi prepared for the new DTM season in a three-day test on the Portuguese race track at Portimão, covering 1,971 kilometers in total. It was the last test with an interim car before the world premiere of the new Audi RS 5 DTM that will be unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show on March 7 – marking the first debut of the DTM car to take place at the same time as that of the new production model.
  • 02/14/17
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    Loïc Duval: “I’d like to mount the podium in the DTM”

    A new challenge for Loïc Duval: Following five years with Audi in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), a title win and a Le Mans victory, the 34-year-old Frenchman is switching to the DTM in 2017. In an interview, Duval talks about his initial impressions in the Audi RS 5 DTM and the feeling of being a rookie again.
  • 02/09/17
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    Audi to enter three DTM teams in title chase

    Three months before the 2017 DTM season opener, Audi has announced its team assignments. The premium brand will be the only manufacturer to put three teams on the grid. The DTM season will kick off at the Hockenheimring on May 5.
  • 12/12/16
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    Duval and Rast in Audi RS 5 DTM in 2017

    Audi is bringing a breath of fresh air into the DTM. The Frenchman Loïc Duval and the German René Rast will be two new campaigners to compete in the Audi RS 5 DTM next season. Both have previously been successful in other racing series for Audi, most recently having been active in the WEC. Mattias Ekström (Sweden), Jamie Green (Great Britain), Nico Müller (Switzerland) and Mike Rockenfeller (Germany) have been confirmed as drivers for the 2017 DTM.
  • 11/27/16
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    Mattias Ekström and EKS win World Rallycross Championship teams’ title

    Mattias Ekström and his privateer rallycross team EKS are World Champions in the FIA World Rallycross Championship. After the Swede had wrapped up the drivers’ title at the penultimate round of the season, EKS triumphed at the season finale in Rosario, Argentina.
  • 10/16/16
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    DTM finale at Hockenheim: Audi Sport quotes

    In front of 142,000 spectators (throughout the weekend) at Hockenheim, Audi won the manufacturers’ and the teams’ classifications of the DTM, plus both final races. In the drivers’ classification, Edoardo Mortara and Jamie Green took positions two and three. Quotes following the final weekend.
  • 10/16/16
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    Audi secures two of the three DTM titles

    Audi secured two of the three DTM titles in the finale at Hockenheim. For the third time, Audi is DTM manufacturers’ champion and for the fourth time, Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline is teams’ champion. In spite of his fifth victory this season, Audi campaigner Edoardo Mortara in the Castrol EDGE Audi RS 5 DTM missed the drivers’ title by a very narrow four-point margin.
  • 10/16/16
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    Mattias Ekström is FIA World Rallycross Champion

    Mattias Ekström, on finishing fifth at the Estering, secured an early title win in the FIA World Rallycross Championship. To compete in the penultimate round of the 2016 season, the Swede had opted not to run in the DTM finale at Hockenheim, marking the first time for him to miss a race in his 16-year DTM career.
  • 10/15/16
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    Timo Scheider ends his DTM career

    Timo Scheider will be contesting his last DTM race for Audi in the finale at the Hockenheimring on Sunday. In eleven joint years, Scheider won two DTM titles (2008 and 2009), seven DTM races and, in the Audi R8 LMS, the 24 Hours of Spa in 2011.
  • 10/15/16
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    Molina wins, Mortara shows strong nerves

    Suspense galore in the DTM: Following an impressive comeback by Audi driver Edoardo Mortara in the first of the two final races at the Hockenheimring, the decision in the battle for the drivers’ title will only be made on Sunday, in the last race of the year. The manufacturers’ and teams’ classifications remain open as well.
  • 10/10/16
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    DTM finale: Audi to battle for three Championship titles

    Audi Sport entered the 2016 DTM season with the ambitious aim of winning all three Championship titles. In the eagerly awaited finale at the Hockenheimring from October 14 to 16, this aim may become reality.
  • 09/25/16
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    DTM Budapest: Audi Sport quotes

    39,500 spectators (throughout the weekend) witnessed a strong performance by the Audi squad in positions one to six on Saturday and a one-two result on Sunday. Following the exclusion of Daniel Juncadella (Mercedes-Benz) and Marco Wittmann (BMW) from the classification, two Audi drivers – Edoardo Mortara and Jamie Green – before the finale at Hockenheim still have chances of clinching the drivers’ title. In the manufacturers’ and teams’ classifications, Audi clearly ranks at the top. Quotes following the DTM’s visit to Hungary.
  • 09/25/16
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    One-two win as well as frustration for Audi in the DTM

    Only two contenders left: In the grand finale of the DTM at the Hockenheimring on October 15/16, Marco Wittmann (BMW) and Edoardo Mortara (Audi) will be battling for the drivers’ title. In the manufacturers’ and the teams’ standings, Audi is leading before the last two races.
  • 09/24/16
    Sports

    Perfect day for Audi and Edoardo Mortara

    A perfect Saturday for Audi and Edoardo Mortara in the DTM at Budapest (Hungary): On clinching his fourth victory this season, the Audi driver reduced his deficit to Marco Wittmann (BMW) in the drivers’ classification to 14 points. In the manufacturers’ standings, Audi recaptured the lead with a one-two-three-four-five-six result. Among the teams, Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline ranks in first place again.
  • 09/22/16
    Sports

    Audi supports Ekström in world RX title race

    Audi factory driver Mattias Ekström is going to battle for the title in the World Rallycross Championship (WorldRX) at the Estering in Buxtehude. At the same time, Audi Sport will be giving René Rast another opportunity in the DTM. Following his strong debut in the race at Zandvoort, the 29-year-old German will contest the DTM finale at the Hockenheimring as well.
  • 09/19/16
    Sports

    Important DTM weekend for Audi in Hungary

    From September 23 to 25, the DTM will be visiting Hungary. For Audi Sport, the weekend at the Hungaroring near Budapest is extremely important: the title race in the DTM continues to intensify before the season’s last four races.
  • 09/11/16
    Sports

    DTM Nürburgring: Audi Sport quotes

    Edoardo Mortara scored 37 points at the Nürburgring, making him Marco Wittmann’s number-one rival in the DTM title race. Quotes following Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline’s 50th victory in the popular touring car series.
  • 09/11/16
    Sports

    Audi show at DTM anniversary at the Nürburgring

    72,500 spectators experienced a tremendous anniversary weekend of the DTM at the Nürburgring that ended on Sunday in an Audi show, with Edoardo Mortara clinching his third victory this season in the Castrol EDGE Audi RS 5 DTM. The victory in the DTM’s 50th visit to the Nürburgring also marked the 50th triumph of Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline that brought all four cars into the points on Sunday.
  • 09/10/16
    Sports

    Green and Mortara with spirited performance

    On delivering a spirited performance in the first of the two DTM races at the Nürburgring, Jamie Green (Audi Sport Team Rosberg) and Edoardo Mortara (Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline) maintained their chances in the title race.
  • 09/05/16
    Sports

    Special DTM weekend for Audi Sport at the Nürburgring

    From September 9 to 11, the DTM will visit the Nürburgring for the 50th time. Audi Sport has a special history in the DTM on the famous race track in the Eifel as well. Be it the V8, TT, A4 or A5: with every model range Audi has been active in the DTM so far the brand with the four rings has celebrated victories at the Nürburgring – a total of nine to date. The first one was achieved in 1990 by two-time World Rally Champion Walter Röhrl (Germany) in the legendary Audi V8 quattro.
  • 08/21/16
    Sports

    DTM Moscow: Audi Sport quotes

    Rain on Saturday, sunshine on Sunday: 25,000 spectators (throughout the weekend) witnessed two highly diverse DTM races at the Moscow Raceway, neither of which went the way Audi Sport had been wishing for. Quotes following the DTM’s visit to Russia.
  • 08/21/16
    Sports

    Comeback by Edoardo Mortara at Moscow

    What a race for Edoardo Mortara: The Italian from Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline in his Castrol EDGE Audi RS 5 DTM advanced from grid position 17 to sixth place in the second race at the Moscow Raceway (Russia) on Sunday. Following a disappointing qualifying session, Audi showed a strong race.
  • 08/20/16
    Sports

    DTM front runners moving together even closer

    Following the first of the two DTM races in Russia, the contenders at the top of the standings in all three classifications are moving together even closer. In the teams’ classification, Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline recaptured first place at the Moscow Raceway on Saturday. In the manufacturers’ classification, Audi is five and in the drivers’ classification just four points short of the top spot on the leaderboard.
  • 08/15/16
    Sports

    Summer break is over: Audi ready for final DTM sprint

    Jamie Green or Edoardo Mortara? Both Audi drivers have good chances of bringing the lead of the drivers’ standings home from the DTM round in Russia (August 19 to 21). In the manufacturers’ and teams’ classifications, Audi Sport is setting its sights on the top spot as well.
  • 07/17/16
    Sports

    DTM Zandvoort: Audi Sport quotes

    Disappointment on Saturday, party mood on Sunday: Audi experienced an emotional roller coaster at the DTM on the Dutch North Sea coast in front of a total of 38,000 spectators.
  • 07/17/16
    Sports

    Jamie Green Zandvoort winner for the first time

    Following the disappointment on Saturday, Audi impressively came back in the second of the two DTM races at Zandvoort (Netherlands). Jamie Green (Audi Sport Team Rosberg) celebrated a commanding victory on Sunday. Edoardo Mortara (Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline) completed Audi’s triumph with a third place.
  • 07/16/16
    Sports

    ​Race one with painful consequences

    Jamie Green in the Hoffmann Group Audi RS 5 DTM of Audi Sport Team Rosberg took fifth place as the best Audi driver in the first of the two DTM races at Zandvoort (Netherlands). Mattias Ekström in the Red Bull Audi RS 5 DTM of Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline finished in the top ten as well. On his teammate Edoardo Mortara a drive-through penalty with severe consequences was imposed which proved unjustified after the race.
  • 07/11/16
    Sports

    ​Audi and Zandvoort: fondest memories

    If there’s a particular DTM event all Audi drivers equally rave about, it’s Zandvoort. The tradition-steeped circuit on the North Sea coast has been an integral element of the DTM since 2001 and is on the calendar this coming weekend (July 15–17).
  • 06/26/16
    Sports

    DTM Norisring: Audi Sport quotes

    14 years following its last victory at the Norisring, Audi won both DTM races on the Nuremberg city street circuit. Quotes following the Norisring weekend.
  • 06/26/16
    Sports

    Thanks to Nico Müller: Audi wins again

    Audi has another DTM winner: youngster Nico Müller (24) won a turbulent DTM race at the Norisring on Sunday, causing Audi to triumph twice within the space of 24 hours in its “home round” in Nuremberg.
  • 06/25/16
    Sports

    Finally! Audi wins at the Norisring

    In the first of the two DTM races at the Norisring, Edoardo Mortara kept a cool head in sweltering heat and, 14 years following the brand’s most recent success at the Norisring, finally gave Audi a victory again.

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