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DTM Spielberg 2018

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. In the 2018 season, Audi won seven races and clinched the runners-up spot with René Rast.

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  • 12/12/18
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    Fired up for cold racing: Audi at GP Ice Race in Austria

    Motorsport of a different kind for a change: Never before have race cars from Audi’s motorsport program as different from each other as these been driven together on snow and ice. This will change on January 19 and 20, 2019: At the GP Ice Race in Zell am See, Austria, Daniel Abt will be drifting around an ice course in the fully electric Audi e-tron FE04. DTM Champion René Rast will be taming his Audi RS 5 DTM on a slippery surface for the first time.
  • 11/15/18
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    Clearly more power and fantastic sound: Audi drivers enthuse over turbo DTM

    For Nico Müller, René Rast and Mike Rockenfeller, Christmas came a little earlier this year: On the racetrack at Estoril, Portugal, the three Audi drivers had their first opportunity to test the new Audi RS 5 DTM, ringing in the turbo era of the DTM. All three climbed out of the cockpit with radiant smiles.
  • 10/14/18
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    DTM finale Hockenheim: Audi quotes

    In front of an impressive crowd, René Rast won the season’s last two DTM races as well. As a result, the Audi driver, behind Gary Paffett (Mercedes-Benz), still secured a runner-up finish in the championship. With six victories in a row he is the new DTM record holder.
  • 10/14/18
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    Six-pack! Audi driver Rast wins DTM finale as well

    Six victories in a row! Audi driver René Rast won the season’s last race at the Hockenheimring as well, so topping his own record from the previous day. On Sunday, behind Mercedes-Benz driver Gary Paffett, the 31-year-old German from Audi Sport Team Rosberg secured the runner-up’s spot in the championship. The DTM’s new record man in the end was only lacking four points to successfully defend the title.
  • 10/13/18
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    DTM: High Five for Audi driver René Rast

    René Rast from Audi Sport Team Rosberg continues to make DTM history: In Saturday’s race of the season finale at the Hockenheimring, the Audi driver celebrated his fifth consecutive victory. No other driver has ever achieved this feat before in the touring car racing series that has been held since 1984.
  • 10/12/18
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    WRT becomes Audi customer team in the DTM

    Audi has become the first manufacturer to present a customer team for the new era of the DTM: In the 2019 season, the W Racing Team (WRT), which is mainly known from GT racing, will become a part of the international touring car series. The squad surrounding team director Vincent Vosse plans to enter two new Audi RS 5 DTM cars.
  • 10/08/18
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    DTM finale: Audi driver René Rast fights for second title

    Audi Sport is going for broke at the DTM finale at the Hockenheimring on 13/14 October. Audi driver René Rast still has an outside chance of successfully defending his title. A place among the top three in the overall standings is already certain for the reigning DTM champion.
  • 09/23/18
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    DTM Spielberg: Audi quotes

    The 100th victory for Audi in the DTM, another double strike by René Rast and a total of five of six possible podium places: Audi remained unbeaten on the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg (Austria), too. The quotes.
  • 09/23/18
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    Audi celebrates 100th victory in the DTM

    Audi achieved its 100th DTM victory at the Red Bull Ring in Austria. Following the somewhat fortunate one-two-three success on Saturday, Audi Sport celebrated a dominant one-two result on Sunday thanks to René Rast (Audi Sport Team Rosberg) and Nico Müller (Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline).
  • 09/22/18
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    DTM thriller at Spielberg: Audi celebrates unexpected one-two-three result

    Audi kept its promise of continuing to keep up suspense in the DTM title race on claiming a one-two-three result in Saturday’s spectacular race on the Red Bull Ring: By clinching his third consecutive victory Audi driver René Rast from Audi Sport Team Rosberg made up further ground on the two leading Mercedes-Benz drivers Paul Di Resta and Gary Paffett. Mike Rockenfeller (Audi Sport Team Phoenix) and Nico Müller (Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline) completed Audi’s first one-two-three triumph this year.
  • 09/17/18
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    DTM showdown: Audi intends to create suspense

    The DTM will see a thrilling showdown: Theoretically, the champion could be determined as early as this Sunday, September 23, at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria. Title defender René Rast from Audi Sport Team Rosberg will leave no stone unturned to postpone the decision to the finale at Hockenheim in October.
  • 09/09/18
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    DTM Nürburgring: Audi quotes

    Perfect weekend for René Rast in the Audi RS 5 DTM: two pole positions, two undisputed victories. The quotes from the Audi team.
  • 09/09/18
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    Two poles, two wins: Audi driver René Rast achieves the perfect DTM weekend

    Audi driver René Rast achieved the perfect DTM weekend at the Nürburgring: As he did on Saturday, the defending champion also claimed pole position and victory on Sunday. As a result, he scored the maximum possible points with his Audi RS 5 DTM and moved up to third overall in the overall standings.
  • 09/08/18
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    DTM Nürburgring: René Rast takes second victory of season for Audi

    René Rast took the second victory of the season in the DTM for Audi. The defending champion from Audi Sport Team Rosberg won Saturday’s race at the Nürburgring from Bruno Spengler (BMW) and Gary Paffett (Mercedes-Benz).
  • 09/03/18
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    Nürburgring this weekend: 150th DTM race for Audi driver Mike Rockenfeller

    Following three spectacular international events, the DTM is returning to Germany this weekend. From September 7 to 9, the touring cars with more than 500 horsepower will compete at the Nürburgring in the Eifel. For Audi driver Mike Rockenfeller who hails from Neuwied, this will be a very special home round as the 2013 DTM Champion is tackling his 150th DTM race with Audi on Saturday.
  • 08/29/18
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    Audi headed for the future with Formula E and DTM

    In 2019, Audi will continue to compete with electric power in motorsport. At the same time, the manufacturer will prolong its factory-backed commitment in the popular DTM touring car series.
  • 08/27/18
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    DTM Misano: Audi quotes

    With two gripping races under floodlights, the DTM caused a sensation in Misano, Italy. Comments from the Audi crew.
  • 08/27/18
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    Audi strongest manufacturer at the DTM in Italy

    In a turbulent rain race under floodlights, the title defender René Rast from the Audi Sport Team Rosberg brought home another DTM podium result for Audi on Sunday evening in Misano, Italy. For the first time this season, all six Audi RS 5 DTM finished in the points. Earning a total of 92 points, Audi was the strongest manufacturer in Misano.
  • 08/26/18
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    Saturday Night Fever: Audi driver Robin Frijns claims first DTM podium at the floodlit debut

    Competing for Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline, Audi driver Robin Frijns has achieved the first podium of his DTM career in Misano, Italy. At the first ever floodlit night race in DTM history, the Dutchman ploughed from twelfth on the grid to finish second at the wheel of his Audi RS 5 DTM. With four cars in the top ten and a total of 42 points, Audi has yielded its best result of the season so far.
  • 08/20/18
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    Premiere in Italy: Audi RS 5 DTM to race at night for the first time

    An all-new challenge is in store for DTM Champion René Rast and his fellow drivers this weekend: The team from Audi Sport will compete in the first DTM race to be held under floodlights. The Italian seaside resort of Misano Adriatico will host the first two night races in DTM history on Saturday and Sunday (August 25/26), each starting at 10.30 PM (CEST).
  • 08/12/18
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    DTM Brands Hatch: Audi quotes

    With two top results to his name, René Rast stood out from the Audi team during the DTM event at Brands Hatch. Mike Rockenfeller also scored points in both races. The quotes.
  • 08/12/18
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    René Rast takes yet another DTM podium for Audi

    Fourth on Saturday, third on Sunday: defending Champion René Rast from Audi Sport Team Rosberg scored 28 points as the DTM returned to England and, in doing so, took yet another podium in the popular touring car race series.
  • 08/11/18
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    DTM: René Rast just misses podium finish

    Defending Champion René Rast from Audi Sport Team Rosberg finished fourth and in doing so just missed a podium finish in the DTM premiere on the Grand Prix circuit at Brands Hatch (Great Britain).
  • 08/06/18
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    Audi RS 5 DTM before premiere in England

    At Brands Hatch (England), the Audi DTM teams will start the second half of the season on the weekend of August 11/12. For the first time, the popular touring car racing series is using the tradition-steeped Grand Prix Circuit. A very challenging track profile with high cornering speeds is in store for the six Audi drivers.
  • 07/15/18
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    DTM Zandvoort: Audi quotes

    René Rast gives Audi its first victory of the season in the DTM in Zandvoort. Local matador Robin Frijns clinches his best DTM result. Nico Müller and Jamie Green also score points. The quotes after an eventful DTM weekend.
  • 07/15/18
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    DTM Zandvoort: René Rast takes first win of season for Audi RS 5 DTM

    The defending Champion is back: in the tenth race of the year, René Rast gave the Audi RS 5 DTM its first victory of the season in the sand dunes at Zandvoort (Netherlands).
  • 07/14/18
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    Audi driver Frijns shines in his DTM home race

    Robin Frijns put in a strong performance in his first home race in the DTM: the Dutchman was the best Audi driver on Saturday in Zandvoort in both qualifying and the race. Furthermore, with his fifth place the rookie claimed his best result so far in the DTM.
  • 07/09/18
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    DTM at Zandvoort: Demanding track popular with Audi drivers

    When asking DTM drivers about their favorite track, the answer is almost always the same: Zandvoort. The roller coaster track on the Dutch North Sea coast hosts DTM races nine and ten this weekend (July 14/15).
  • 06/24/18
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    DTM Norisring: Audi quotes

    The DTM produced two spectacular races at the Norisring. The quotes from the Audi camp after the DTM home race.
  • 06/24/18
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    DTM Norisring: Müller and Frijns score for Audi

    With two Audi RS 5 DTM in the points, Audi recorded a stronger result in Sunday’s DTM race at the Norisring than the day before. Nico Müller and Robin Frijns clinched seventh and eighth respectively for Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline. Defending DTM Champion René Rast suffered a bout of bad luck.
  • 06/23/18
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    DTM Norisring: Audi pointless on Saturday

    Fantastic backdrop, thrilling battles at the front, but a disappointing result for the many Audi fans at trackside: in the first of two DTM races at the Norisring, Jamie Green in eleventh place was the best placed driver of an Audi RS 5 DTM on Saturday.
  • 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
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    ​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
    Sports

    ​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
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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.

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