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Lucas di Grassi and René Rast are competing for Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler in the 2019/2020 Formula E season.

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  • 07/28/20
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    Audi ready for Formula E six-pack in Berlin

    Nine days, six races, three track layouts, a new driver in the team: the restart of the Formula E season is full of challenges for Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler. The German squad has big aims for its six-pack home round in the capital city and is determined to battle for trophies and the championship titles.
  • 07/20/20
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    Allan McNish: “Six-pack is an enormous mental and physical challenge”

    It is a premiere in international motorsport: Within just nine days, Formula E holds its last six races of the season in August, including the title outcomes in the drivers’ and teams’ classifications. Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler is ready for the six-pack at the former Tempelhof Airport in Berlin.
  • 07/03/20
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    René Rast drives Audi Formula E car for the first time

    The final phase of preparation for the restart of the Formula E season has begun: Newcomer René Rast completed his first laps in the electric race car during testing at the Lausitzring. Alongside his teammate, Lucas di Grassi, the German got up to speed for his race debut with the Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler team.
  • 06/19/20
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    Formula E: Double DTM champion Rast races for Audi at the grand finale in Berlin

    Formula E is making a spectacular comeback on the race track: Between August 5 and 13, the all-electric racing series will be staging no less than six rounds in succession at the former Tempelhof Airport in Berlin. At Lucas di Grassi’s side, two-time DTM champion René Rast will contest the remaining races of the current season with the Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler team.
  • 04/15/20
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    Formula E: Abt and di Grassi compete in sim racing

    Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler will be competing in the ABB Formula E Race at Home Challenge with its two regular drivers, Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi, who will be using simulators in their hometowns: Kempten and São Paulo. The season opener begins at 16:30 (CEST) on Saturday, April 18. The pre-season test race and the entire show will be available live on the official Formula E website.
  • 04/02/20
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    Allan McNish: “It is an incredible journey”

    Two and a half years ago, Audi announced its factory involvement in Formula E and Allan McNish as team boss. In an interview, the 50-year-old Scot talks about his first touches with electric motorsport, the special challenges, his future wishes, what he misses and why the series is such a perfect fit for Audi.
  • 02/29/20
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    Decent score for Audi in Marrakesh

    Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler driver Lucas di Grassi also collected valuable points in the fifth round of the Formula E season. With a hard-fought 7th place in Marrakesh (Morocco), the Brazilian maintained 5th place in the drivers’ championship of the electric racing series.
  • 02/28/20
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    Formula E: latest news and miscellaneous from Marrakesh

    This weekend, Formula E is visiting North Africa for the fourth time. In the build-up to the race in Marrakesh (race start on Saturday at 3 PM local time/CET) Audi driver Lucas di Grassi visited the world’s largest concentrated solar power plant.
  • 02/24/20
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    Audi starts with Formula E in Africa

    After appearances in the Middle East as well as South and North America, Formula E is now heading to Africa: On Saturday (February 29) Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler will start with its two drivers Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi at the fifth round of the purely electric single-seater series in Marrakesh (Morocco).
  • 02/20/20
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    Two youngsters test for Audi in Formula E

    Kelvin van der Linde and Mattia Drudi will start for Audi at the Formula E rookie test in Marrakesh. A day after the fifth round of the series on February 29, the two youngsters from South Africa and Italy get one day to gain experience in the fully electric series, and at the same time, support the Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler squad with its development work.
  • 02/16/20
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    Turbulent day for Audi in Formula E in Mexico

    After three consecutive victories, Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler had to settle for 6th place for Lucas di Grassi in the 2020 Formula E race in Mexico City. Teammate Daniel Abt was able to start the race after a massive accident in practice, thanks to a huge team effot.
  • 02/14/20
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    Formula E: latest news and miscellaneous from Mexico City

    Formula E will make a guest appearance in Mexico City this weekend (race start on Saturday at 4 PM local time/11 PM CET). The two Audi drivers, Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi, used the opportunity to visit one of the most modern and sustainable Audi plants prior to the race.
  • 02/10/20
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    Audi aims to continue winning streak in Mexico

    Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler has been more successful in Mexico so far than any other Formula E team, so it would be the perfect venue for Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi to score their first victory in Season 6 next Saturday (February 15). The two race drivers can rely on support from the local fans.
  • 01/18/20
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    Audi driver di Grassi thrills with comeback drive

    Formula E started 2020 with a spectacular race in Santiago de Chile. Lucas di Grassi from the Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler team thrilled the South American fans with a forward charge from 22nd place on the grid to seventh place.
  • 01/13/20
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    Formula E begins the New Year in Santiago

    The Christmas break is over: Next Saturday (January 18), Formula E will enter the third in a total of 14 races this season in Santiago de Chile. After having clinched its first trophy on the opening weekend of the fully electric racing series in November, the Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler team with its two drivers Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi is again setting its sights on scoring podium finishes.
  • 12/12/19
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    Audi driver Lucas di Grassi fights for clean air

    In terms of air quality, New Delhi (India) is the back-marker among the world’s megacities. Audi Formula E driver and UN ambassador Lucas di Grassi traveled to New Delhi to get a firsthand impression of the local conditions, talked to people affected by them, and learned about projects seeking ways out of the growing threat. Now Formula E has published a near-half-hour documentary about the Brazilian’s mission.
  • 11/23/19
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    Lucas di Grassi celebrates Formula E podium in Riyadh

    Just one day after the difficult beginning to the season, Lucas di Grassi and Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler impressively came back: The Brazilian celebrated second position in Diriyah and thus the team’s 41st podium success in the 60th Formula E race. Daniel Abt also scored valuable points with a strong fightback.
  • 11/22/19
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    Audi customer team wins Formula E season opener

    Sam Bird with the Envision Virgin Racing team clinched the first victory on the debut for the Audi e-tron FE06 in the Formula E season opener. Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi from the Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler factory team had a difficult start and finished without points in Diriyah. Tomorrow, they will have a new chance: the next race on the outskirts of Riyadh starts at 3 PM (CET).
  • 11/18/19
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    Audi ambitiously begins the new Formula E season

    The new Formula E season kicks off with a double-header: On Friday and Saturday, the all-electric series will hold the first two in a total of 14 races this season on the outskirts of Riyadh. Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi from the Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler team are the most successful pairing in the field and will be embarking on the world tour of five continents with their Audi e-tron FE06 as the challenger.
  • 11/15/19
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    Audi and Schaeffler: moving forward together

    Audi and Schaeffler will continue to form a powerful team in Formula E going forward. The globally active automotive and industrial supplier from Herzogenaurach and the brand with the four rings have agreed to continue their partnership. The development project of the Audi e-tron FE07 for the seventh FIA Formula E season has already been launched.
  • 11/06/19
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    Audi e-tron FE06 cars are on their way to Riyadh

    The season will soon begin in earnest: About two weeks before the first race of the new Formula E season, a total of ten containers and boxes from the Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler team have left Germany on their way to Saudi Arabia, where the first two races will be held on November 22 and 23.
  • 10/16/19
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    Audi e-tron FE06 meets with rivals for the first time

    At Valencia, the new Audi e-tron FE06 is meeting with its competitors for the first time this week: until Friday, all twelve teams will continue the joint test, before the new season kicks off in Diriyah (Saudi Arabia) on November 22 and 23.
  • 09/26/19
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    Lucas di Grassi speaks at Climate Week NYC

    In a brief keynote speech, Lucas di Grassi promoted the topic of electric mobility in New York City, emphasizing the role of Formula E in the transformation of mobility, especially in urban areas. The Audi driver represented the fully electric racing series at “Climate Week NYC” that follows the UN Climate Action Summit and will continue until Sunday.
  • 09/05/19
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    Spectacular design for new Audi e-tron FE06

    Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi will begin the next Formula E season that kicks off in November sporting a spectacular new look. The Audi e-tron FE06 race car, which will be unveiled publicly for the first time at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt next week, presents new colors and evolutionary technology.
  • 07/14/19
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    Runner-up title and victory in the finale for Audi in Formula E

    Audi made the Formula E decider gripping until the last lap. At the New York finale, the Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler team claimed the runners-up honors in the electric racing series. Audi driver Lucas di Grassi concluded the 2018/2019 season in third place of the drivers’ championship. The last race was won by Robin Frijns in the Audi e-tron FE05 fielded by the customer team Envision Virgin Racing, handing the squad third in the teams’ classification.
  • 07/13/19
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    Formula E thriller: Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler and Lucas di Grassi maintain title chances

    After the first race of the Formula E double-header finale in New York (USA), Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler is right in the fight to win both titles. Audi driver Lucas di Grassi is one of four drivers who could clinch the title in the last race on Sunday (start at 4pm local time/10pm CEST). In the teams’ classification, Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler has reduced the gap to DS Techeetah to 24 points.
  • 07/12/19
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    Formula E: latest news and miscellaneous from New York

    This weekend’s double-header event in New York (USA) marks the end of the fifth season of Formula E. Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler still has chances to claim both titles. With temperatures of over 30 degrees Celsius and high humidity, the drivers expect a tough season finale.
  • 07/11/19
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    Daniel Abt to continue racing for Audi in Formula E

    Before the finale of the current season, Audi sets the course for its future in Formula E: Daniel Abt will continue competing in the fully electric racing series together with Lucas di Grassi for the Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler team in the coming season. They are the only pairing to have existed since the series was launched in 2014.
  • 07/08/19
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    Formula E: Audi ready for title race in New York

    As in the previous four seasons, the title race in Formula E will again be decided on the last weekend. Before the two races in New York City (July 13/14), Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler and Lucas di Grassi are in second place in the teams’ and drivers’ championships.
  • 06/22/19
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    Difficult day for Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler

    At the first E-Prix in the Swiss capital Bern, Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler scored points with both cars. However, in the Formula E title race, the team suffered a setback.
  • 06/21/19
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    Formula E: latest news and miscellaneous info from Bern

    Formula E is visiting Bern for the first time this weekend. The roller coaster track in the Swiss capital is regarded as one of the most challenging in the history of the electric racing series. The E-Prix on Saturday starts later than usual, at 6 PM, and will be broadcast live on Eurosport and on an ARD live stream.
  • 06/17/19
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    Formula E: Audi in the thick of the title race

    The title race in Formula E is intensifying: On Saturday (June 22), the electric racing series will hold the eleventh of thirteen races this season in Bern. In the teams’ and drivers’ classifications, Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler and Lucas di Grassi sit in second position, set to grab the top spot in the Swiss capital city.
  • 05/25/19
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    Triumph in Berlin: Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler repeats home victory in Formula E

    Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler remains unbeaten as Audi’s factory team at its home round in Formula E. Following Daniel Abt’s victory last year, Lucas di Grassi triumphed at the E Prix in Berlin this time.
  • 05/24/19
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    Formula E: latest news and miscellaneous info from Berlin

    Formula E is visiting Germany this weekend (Saturday live on “Das Erste” and on Eurosport starting at 12:50 PM CEST). However, Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler was also represented at the Film Festival in Cannes on Thursday.
  • 05/20/19
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    Formula E: home round for Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler

    Formula E visits Germany: On Saturday (May 25), Daniel Abt, Lucas di Grassi and company will race at the former Tempelhof airport in Berlin. With support from the local fans, Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler intends to celebrate on the podium and so put itself in a good position for the final phase of the title race.
  • 05/15/19
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    Formula E: Five years ago today, the adventure began

    Exactly five years ago today, the adventure and success story in Formula E began for Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler: in Donington, on May 15, 2014, the team received the first chassis for racing in the fully electric racing series. The track record to date: in 54 races, the German squad has won 39 trophies, scored 1,027 points, and as a result, has been the most successful team in the international field so far.
  • 05/11/19
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    Formula E: No race luck in Monaco

    Lady luck was missing in the Monaco E-Prix for Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi. Despite strong performances, neither of the Audi drivers scored points in the race.
  • 05/10/19
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    Formula E: latest news and miscellaneous info from Monaco

    At the Formula E race in Monaco (start on Saturday at 4.30 PM CEST), an even more compact schedule than at the previous races this season awaits the Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler team.
  • 05/06/19
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    Audi looks forward to Formula E highlight in Monaco

    Eight races, eight winners and the title race is still completely open: Formula E delivers drama galore in its fifth season. This Saturday (May 11), the next race will be held on the famous city circuit in Monaco, where Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi intend to top the mark of 40 podium finishes for their Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler team.
  • 04/27/19
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    Formula E in Paris: Audi drivers brave April weather

    Team Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler is in the center of the battle to win both titles in Formula E. At the spectacular E-Prix in the French capital Paris, Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi finished in 3rd and 4th place. Robin Frijns celebrated his first win in the electric racing series in the Audi e-tron FE05 fielded by the Audi customer team Envision Virgin Racing.
  • 04/26/19
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    Formula E: latest news and miscellaneous info from Paris

    Formula E is visiting Paris, the capital of France. For the two Audi drivers, Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi, the race weekend began with a foray into the world of fashion.
  • 04/22/19
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    Formula E Paris: Championship more thrilling than ever

    On Saturday (April 27), Paris marks the second stop on Formula E’s European tour. With seven winners in seven races and extremely small gaps in the standings, the championship has never before been as fiercely contested. For the round held in the French capital, Daniel Abt, Lucas di Grassi and the Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler team are setting their sights on returning to the podium.
  • 04/13/19
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    Hard-fought points for Lucas di Grassi in Rome

    With a hard-fought seventh position, Audi driver Lucas di Grassi scored crucial points for the Formula E title race in the E-Prix in Rome. His teammate, Daniel Abt, finished out of the points for the first time this season.
  • 04/12/19
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    Formula E: latest news and miscellaneous info from Rome

    Formula E is back in Europe. ZDF will air live coverage of the E-Prix from the Italian capital on Saturday.
  • 04/08/19
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    Audi reaches for Formula E lead in Rome

    Formula E arrives in Europe: Following events in Asia, the Middle East, and South and Central America, the electric racing series will race on the streets of Rome on Saturday (April 13). Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi are in the thick of the fight for the top spot. With their team, Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler, they are separated from the leaders of the standings by only one point.
  • 03/23/19
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    Audi driver Daniel Abt also scores points in China

    Audi driver Daniel Abt also scored points in the sixth E-Prix of the season. As a result of his fifth place in Sanya (China), Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler made up further ground in the teams’ classification of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship. Before the European season of Formula E starts in Rome (Italy) on April 13, the title defenders are only one point behind the front runners.
  • 03/22/19
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    Formula E: latest news and miscellaneous info from Sanya

    Due to extremely high humidity, the first E-Prix in the Southern Chinese tourist resort of Sanya (start on Saturday at 3 PM local time/8 AM CET) will turn into a sweat-inducing affair.
  • 03/18/19
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    Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler in the thick of the Formula E title race

    Formula E is more thrilling than ever before: With five different winners in the first five races, the top four drivers in the overall classification are separated by just three points, and Lucas di Grassi is right in the middle of the mix in third position. On Saturday, March 23, the series will race for the first time at the Chinese tourist resort Sanya.
  • 03/10/19
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    Audi driver Lucas di Grassi celebrates runner-up finish at Formula E’s “golden anniversary”

    The 50th race of Formula E and another podium finish for Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler: Keeping a cool head, Lucas di Grassi finished the turbulent E-Prix in Hong Kong as the runner-up. His teammate, Daniel Abt, fought back from twelfth on the grid to fourth position. In total, all four Audi e-tron FE05 cars finished in the top six.
  • 03/09/19
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    Formula E: latest news and miscellaneous info from Hong Kong

    The weekend celebrating the 50th Formula E race in Hong Kong began with a presentation of the new Audi e-tron* on Friday night.
  • 03/04/19
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    Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler to celebrate Formula E milestone

    A unique occasion in Formula E: Next Sunday (March 10), in Hong Kong, Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi will contest their 50th race for Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler. No other team has competed in all of the races with the same driver pairing since the electric racing series’ inaugural event in September 2014. At the round in Asia, Audi intends to extend its impressive track record.
  • 02/16/19
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    Hat-trick for Audi: Lucas di Grassi wins in Mexico

    Hat-trick for Audi: For the third time in a row, the Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler team has won the E-Prix in Mexico City. In front of packed grandstands at the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez circuit, Audi driver Lucas di Grassi notched up his ninth Formula E victory with a spectacular photo finish after a breathtaking maneuver in the last second.
  • 02/15/19
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    Formula E: latest news and miscellaneous info from Mexico

    By giving the traditional Mexican sport of the charreada a try, the two Audi drivers, Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi, got in the mood for the E-Prix in Mexico City (start on Saturday at 4 PM local time/11 PM CET, live on Eurosport and ZDF live streaming).
  • 02/11/19
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    Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler shoots for the hat-trick in Mexico

    There are not many tracks that Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi have such fond memories of as the one in Mexico: Both drivers of the Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler team have previously celebrated victories here and have set their sights on claiming the top spot again at the next round on Saturday (February 16).
  • 02/09/19
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    In Lanzarote: Audi drivers push their limits

    At Club La Santa in Lanzarote, the Audi drivers from DTM and Formula E together with Head of Audi Motorsport Dieter Gass and their team principals spent a week of intensive training in ideal outdoor conditions. At the end of the week, they were even challenged to build houses.
  • 01/26/19
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    Audi e-tron FE05 shines in record heat

    In the hottest ever Formula E race, title defender Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler has claimed its first podium of the season in Santiago de Chile. Sam Bird from the Audi customer team Envision Virgin Racing pocketed the first victory of the Audi e-tron FE05.
  • 01/25/19
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    Formula E: latest news and miscellaneous info from Chile

    For the first time, the Audi e-tron FE05 is being put through its paces in blazing heat. 38 degrees centigrade in the shade are forecast for the E-Prix in Santiago de Chile (start on Saturday at 4 PM local time/8 PM CET, live on Eurosport and ZDF live streaming).
  • 01/21/19
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    Formula E: Audi factory team has set its sights firmly on the podium in Santiago

    The ABB FIA Formula E Championship is traveling to South America: On Saturday, January 26, the fully electric racing series will hold the third round in Santiago de Chile, marking its first event in the Americas this season. After Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi have scored points in all of the races held to date this season, the drivers of the Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler team now intend to finish on the podium.
  • 01/20/19
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    Audi race drivers thrill crowd on snow and ice

    Spectacular scenes in Austria: At the GP Ice Race in Zell am See, Formula E Teams’ Champion Daniel Abt and DTM Champion René Rast ventured onto snow and ice in their race cars at temperatures far below freezing. In action for Audi Sport as well were rally legend Walter Röhrl and freestyle skiing star Benedikt Mayr.
  • 01/12/19
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    Formula E: double podium for the Audi e-tron FE05

    Courtesy of customer team Envision Virgin Racing, Audi became the first manufacturer to achieve a double podium with the new generation of Formula E race cars. In the second round of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship in Marrakesh (Morocco), all four Audi e-tron FE05 cars finished in the points. In addition to positions two, three, seven and ten, the extra points for pole position and the fastest race lap also went to the Audi e-tron FE05.
  • 01/11/19
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    Formula E: latest news and miscellaneous info from Morocco

    The first E-Prix in 2019 will start on Saturday at 4 PM (CET) in Marrakesh (live on Eurosport and www.zdf.de).
  • 01/07/19
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    Audi e-tron FE05 to start New Year in Morocco

    The 2019 motorsport year will begin in Africa for Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler: On Saturday, January 12, the second ABB FIA Formula E Championship race of the season will be held in Marrakesh (Morocco). Following two top-ten finishes at the season opener in December, Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi now aim to up the ante in the Audi e-tron FE05.
  • 12/15/18
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    Formula E: Abt and di Grassi score points at season opener

    Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler scored points with both cars at the Formula E season opener in Ad Diriyah (Saudi Arabia). Following a chaotic qualifying session, Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi fought back from eleventh and eighteenth on the grid to finish eighth and ninth.
  • 12/14/18
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    Formula E: latest news and miscellaneous info from Ad Diriyah

    On Saturday, the new Formula E season starts in Ad Diriyah. The race track in reality is even more challenging than in the simulator and on an excursion to the desert the two drivers from the Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler team had an unusual experience as well.
  • 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.
  • 12/10/18
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    Audi starts title defense in Formula E

    Following a five-month break, Formula E is returning to the race track next Saturday (December 15): In Ad Diriyah, on the outskirts of the Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh, the fifth season of the fully electric racing series will begin. The Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler team with Daniel Abt, Lucas di Grassi and the newly developed Audi e-tron FE05 will be on the grid as the title defenders.
  • 11/29/18
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    The journey begins: Audi starts Formula E world tour

    The countdown is on: In 16 days’ time, ABB FIA Formula E Championship will start its new season. Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler, with its drivers Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi, is entering the race as the title defender. Now, the two all-electric Audi e-tron FE05 cars embarked on their tour around the world that will take them across five continents and eleven countries covering a total distance of more than 70,000 kilometers.
  • 10/17/18
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    Abt and di Grassi test new Audi e-tron FE05

    It is the only comparison with the competition before the ABB FIA Formula E Championship starts its new season in mid-December: Until coming Friday, all eleven teams are meeting for the official pre-season tests of the racing series in Valencia. On the occasion of the test Audi unveils the liveries of Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi’s all-electric Audi e-tron FE05 cars to media and fans.
  • 10/04/18
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    Audi unveils e-tron FE05 for new Formula E season

    On December 15, a new era in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship will begin in Ad Diriyah (Saudi Arabia): Thanks to the electric cars’ greater range, the drivers will compete with only one race car for the first time. Audi now unveils the newly developed Audi e-tron FE05, with which Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi will again make a bid for the titles.
  • 09/21/18
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    Formula E: Audi to supply Virgin Racing with e-tron FE05

    When the ABB FIA Formula E Championship starts its new season in Riyadh on December 15, there will be four drivers on the grid with Audi technology: alongside its own factory team, Audi Sport will also be equipping the British race team Virgin Racing with its newly developed Audi e-tron FE05, including the powertrain.
  • 09/18/18
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    Audi in Formula E: Title win in first year

    Audi will continue racing with electric power in 2019 after the brand proved its e-expertise right in its first year by winning the teams’ championship. When the new Formula E season starts in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) on December 15, 2018 Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi will battle for titles again in the newly developed Audi e-tron FE05.
  • 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.
  • 08/17/18
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    Allan McNish: “It’s a luxury to have two fast and aggressive drivers in the team”

    In his first season as Audi team principal in Formula E, Allan McNish (48) experienced a rollercoaster of emotions and a happy ending with the 2017/2018 teams’ title. In this interview the three-time Le Mans winner talks about his darkest moments, best decisions, his thoughts on the future of Formula E and why it is a luxury to have two aggressive drivers like Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi in the team.
  • 07/19/18
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    From zero to hero: Audi clinches Formula E title

    Seemingly trailing behind after the first third of the season and now the new champion following a gripping season finale: with focused work, team spirit and unbroken motivation, Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler managed an impressive fightback in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship. The journey to the first teams’ title with a total of 264 points was marked by many emotional highs and lows.
  • 07/15/18
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    Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler is Formula E Champion

    Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler secured the title in the teams’ classification with impressive comeback drives in the season finale. Four podium positons during the weekend, including a one-two finish and 78 of a maximum of 94 possible points, turned a near unassailable deficit of 33 points before the final weekend into a 2-point advantage.
  • 07/14/18
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    Audi starts Formula E finale weekend with one-two finish

    Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler put itself in a significantly better position in the battle for the title in the teams’ classification of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship with a commanding one-two finish. The championship will be decided in the twelfth and final race of the season on Sunday.
  • 07/13/18
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    Formula E: latest news and miscellaneous info from New York City

    With two races at the season finale, the ABB Formula E Championship is electrifying New York City. This finale weekend marks the end of the first era of the innovative championship. Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler still has a big goal in sight: the teams’ title.
  • 07/06/18
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    Audi comes to Formula E finale with clear goals

    A small tradition continues: This year, like all previous Formula E seasons, the champions will be decided in the final race weekend of the season. On July 14 and 15, Daniel Abt, Lucas di Grassi and Audi fight for the prestigious teams’ title: 33 points must be made up in the two remaining races.
  • 06/13/18
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    Lucas di Grassi: “Work hard, party hard”

    The champion is back: On clinching victory in the Formula E race in Zurich, Lucas di Grassi fought back to third place in the championship on Sunday. In an interview, di Grassi shares some of his feelings and expresses his goals in racing and personal highlights. Meanwhile, the battle for the crown in the Formula E teams’ classification remains extremely thrilling. The decision will only be produced in the two final races in New York (July 14/15).
  • 06/10/18
    Sports

    Formula E: Historic victory for Audi in front of record turnout in Zurich

    Title defender Lucas di Grassi has given Audi an historic victory in the Formula E electric racing series. In front of a record turnout, the Brazilian won the first E-Prix on Swiss soil.
  • 06/09/18
    Sports

    Formula E: latest news and miscellaneous info from Zurich

    For the first time since 1954, an international circuit race is taking place in Switzerland. Consequently, the E-Prix in Zurich has produced a lot of hype this weekend.
  • 06/04/18
    Sports

    Formula E: Audi with a lot of tailwind to Zurich

    With six podiums in the last five races Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler has returned to the battle for the Formula E teams’ title. In Zurich this coming Sunday (June 10), the team around Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi is aiming to go for another strong performance.
  • 05/23/18
    Sports

    Audi and Daniel Abt make Formula E history

    With a perfect race day Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler went down in Formula E history in Berlin on Saturday. First place, second place, pole position plus the fastest race lap made for the maximum of 47 points – a feat no other team has achieved in the 41 races held to date.
  • 05/19/18
    Sports

    Audi electrifies Berlin: one-two finish in Formula E home race

    Audi electrified Berlin with a fairytale finish at the Formula E home race. Thanks to pole position, a dominant one-two finish and the fastest race lap, Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler is the first team to score maximum points on a race day of the electric racing series. 
  • 05/18/18
    Sports

    Formula E: latest news and miscellaneous info from Berlin

    Audi is the first German automobile manufacturer to commit as a factory in Formula E and the Berlin E-Prix on Saturday (May 19) the first home race in the electric race series for the brand with the four rings.
  • 05/14/18
    Sports

    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.
  • 04/28/18
    Sports

    Audi with electrifying fightbacks in Paris

    In round eight of the Formula E electric racing series in Paris, Lucas di Grassi and Daniel Abt again electrified the crowd with spectacular fightbacks. After a difficult qualifying, the two Audi drivers made up a total of eleven positions in the race. Di Grassi finished runner-up for the third consecutive time, Abt advanced from 14th on the grid to seventh position.
  • 04/27/18
    Sports

    Formula E: latest news and miscellaneous info from Paris

    The French E-Prix began with an evening at Audi City in Paris and an appointment of Lucas di Grassi as a UN ambassador.
  • 04/25/18
    Sports

    Audi in Formula E: through the city of love with electric power

    Formula E continues its European tour. On Saturday, April 28, Team Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler will stop in Paris. In the race around the Dôme des Invalides, the drivers Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi intend to continue their strong run of results. The futuristic Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo will be part of the program again. Used as a race taxi, it previously thrilled fans and guests in Rome.
  • 04/20/18
    Sports

    Daniel Abt’s first stint in new Audi e-tron FE05

    Premiere for Daniel Abt: Under the Spanish sun, the German Audi driver drove the new Audi e-tron FE05 to be fielded in the next Formula E season for the first time. In the two-day test at Calafat, the engineers again gathered important data for the development of the all-electric race car.
  • 04/14/18
    Sports

    Successful Formula E premiere for Audi in Rome

    Lucas di Grassi and Daniel Abt clinched positions two and four for Team Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler in the first Formula E race in Rome and thrilled the spectators in the Italian capital with fightbacks.
  • 04/13/18
    Sports

    Formula E: latest news and miscellaneous info from Rome

    An audience with the Pope was the first highlight of Formula E’s premiere in Rome for Audi drivers Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi.
  • 04/09/18
    Sports

    Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo: From the PlayStation to the race track

    With the fully electric “Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo” concept car Audi is now turning electric mobility into a tangible experience in a unique way. Originally developed exclusively for virtual races on PlayStation 4, Audi is making the new race car reality in conjunction with Formula E. Starting with the race in Rome on Saturday, April 14, the Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo will be deployed as a race taxi.
  • 04/06/18
    Sports

    Audi to race Rome for the first time with Formula E

    Formula E is arriving in Europe. On Saturday, April 14, the electric racing series will make its debut in the streets of Rome. The German Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler team with Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi wants to focus on further success in Italy’s capital city. Most recently, they scored victory in Mexico and a second place in Uruguay.
  • 03/29/18
    Sports

    Successful debut of the new Audi e-tron FE05

    With Lucas di Grassi at the wheel, the Audi e-tron FE05 smoothly reeled off its first kilometers of testing at Monteblanco (Spain). The fully electric race car will be fielded in season five of the series that will start at the beginning of December.
  • 03/17/18
    Sports

    Champion Lucas di Grassi back on the podium

    Defending Champion Lucas di Grassi took second and in doing so claimed his first podium finish of the season at the sixth round of the electric racing series Formula E in Punta del Este (Uruguay).
  • 03/13/18
    Sports

    Following victory in Mexico: Audi travels to Formula E in Uruguay

    On triumphing in Mexico, Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler wrote a piece of Formula E history. Daniel Abt was the first German driver to have clinched a victory in this racing series. In the next round at Punta del Este (Uruguay) on Saturday, March 17, the team around Daniel Abt and reigning champion Lucas di Grassi is determined to repeat its success. The race will be the sixth of twelve this season.
  • 03/06/18
    Sports

    Formula E: Audi e-tron FE05 ready for first laps

    While the current Formula E season is well underway, the future of the electric racing series has already begun at Audi in Neuburg. The first pre-season test of the new Audi e-tron FE05 for Season 5 (2018/2019) is coming up soon.
  • 03/03/18
    Sports

    Daniel Abt takes first Formula E victory for Audi

    Daniel Abt from the Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler squad is the first German winner in Formula E history. In Mexico City, the 25-year-old produced a faultless race and in doing so simultaneously clinched the first victory for the Audi works team in the electric race series. Team mate Lucas di Grassi completed the big day for Audi with a comeback drive from last on the grid to ninth and the fastest race lap.
  • 02/27/18
    Sports

    Formula E: Audi takes up challenge in Mexico

    Following a difficult first third of the season marked by technical issues and racing incidents, Team Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler will start to round five of the season in the heart of Mexico City on Saturday (March 3). The two drivers, Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi, are facing another great challenge here.

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