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Since 1981, Audi Sport has stood for “Vorsprung durch Technik” in international motorsport. Be it the World Rally Championship, Pikes Peak, Super Touring Cars, DTM, GT racing or Le Mans prototypes: with impressive performance, Audi has led all motorsport projects to success, claiming numerous victories and important championship titles. The motorsport program currently consists of Formula E, DTM and customer racing.

Recent Press Releases

  • 01/21/19
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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.
  • 01/12/19
    Sports

    Audi Sport customer teams celebrate one-two result in Dubai

    A perfect start for Audi Sport customer racing to the 2019 motorsport season: At the 24-hour race in Dubai, two Audi Sport customer racing teams celebrated the first one-two result of the latest evolution of the Audi R8 LMS GT3 in a major endurance racing event. After 607 race laps, the #88 Audi R8 LMS GT3 from Car Collection Motorsport with Dimitri Parhofer/Christopher Haase/Frédéric Vervisch/Rik Breukers crossed the finish line with a one-lap advantage over the Audi from Team MS7 by WRT, driven by Mohammed Saud Fahad Al Saud/Michael Vergers/Christopher Mies/Dries Vanthoor.
  • 01/11/19
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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.
  • 01/02/19
    Sports

    Audi driver Mike Rockenfeller: “2019 DTM will be mega thrilling”

    Four months to go before the new Audi RS 5 DTM with some 600 horsepower celebrates its racing debut. Mike Rockenfeller, 2013 DTM Champion and long-standing Audi factory driver, shares more about the fascinating new DTM era that will begin on May 4/5 at the Hockenheimring.
  • 12/19/18
    Sports

    The right six: Audi confirms drivers for DTM

    Audi Sport will enter the new turbo era of the DTM with a proven driver squad. Loïc Duval (F/36), Robin Frijns (NL/27), Jamie Green (GB/36), Nico Müller (CH/26), René Rast (D/32) and Mike Rockenfeller (D/35) have been confirmed as drivers for the 2019 DTM season. The previous pairings with the three Audi Sport Teams Abt Sportsline, Phoenix and Rosberg will remain unchanged as well. The new season will see the fielding of the more powerful turbo engine.
  • 12/17/18
    Sports

    New record for Audi Sport customer racing

    Never before has Audi Sport customer racing been equally successful with its customers in international motorsport: On its tenth anniversary, the customer racing department reports 256 individual race victories (+63 % versus 2017), a total of 634 podiums (+46 %), 21 overall drivers’ titles (+40 %) and 38 additional class titles (+217 %). The Audi RS 3 LMS and Audi R8 LMS GT3 model ranges and the Audi R8 LMS GT4 that debuted in the customer’s hand account for these successes.
  • 12/15/18
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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.
  • 12/13/18
    Sports

    Seven candidates test Audi RS 5 DTM at Jerez

    At the end of the 2018 DTM year, Audi Sport offered seven drivers the opportunity to gather new racing experience: during the joint test of Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz at Jerez the race drivers were obviously thrilled once again by the 2018 version of the Audi RS 5 DTM that bade its farewell.
  • 12/12/18
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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.
  • 12/03/18
    Sports

    Position two for Audi Sport in GT4 International Cup

    Audi’s customer teams won six trophies in total with the Audi R8 LMS in Bahrain and California.
  • 11/29/18
    Company

    “What's up, Audi?” – new YouTube show with news, stories and talk

    Audi Communications is further intensifying its dialog with journalists, influencers and fans of the brand on its “Audi” YouTube channel. Every two weeks, YouTube star Misha Charoudin and Connie Böhm from Audi Communications will present new models, current company topics and interesting guests on “What‘s up, Audi?”
  • 11/29/18
    Sports

    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.
  • 11/26/18
    Sports

    Andrew Haryanto wins Audi Sport R8 LMS Cup

    With gripping motorsport and a thrilling title decision the Audi Sport R8 LMS Cup entered its winter break. In New Zealand and Australia, the customers of Audi Sport customer racing had reason to celebrate as well.
  • 11/25/18
    Sports

    Rallycross: Audi driver Ekström is World Championship runner-up

    In a captivating finale in South Africa, Audi driver Mattias Ekström secured once again the runner-up title in the World Rallycross Championship (World RX) at the wheel of the Audi S1 EKS RX quattro. The Swede also finished the final race of the season in Cape Town in second place behind World Champion Johan Kristoffersson (Volkswagen).
  • 11/20/18
    Sports

    World RX: Audi drivers to battle for runner-up finish

    The two Audi drivers, Mattias Ekström and Andreas Bakkerud, are going to battle for a runner-up finish in rallycross at the season’s finale. At the foot of Table Mountain in Cape Town (South Africa), the 2018 season in the FIA World Rallycross Championship (World RX) will end this weekend (November 24/25). Ekström and Bakkerud intend to deliver a thrilling battle in the duel between them as team members.
  • 11/19/18
    Sports

    Audi Sport customer teams with victories in Dubai and Australia

    In preparation for the FIA GT Nations Cup up-and-coming Belgian drivers Charles Weerts and Mike den Tandt got to know the Audi R8 LMS in Dubai and won the Gulf Sportscar Championship opening round in it.
  • 11/18/18
    Sports

    Two victories for Audi Sport customer racing in Macau

    Audi Sport customer racing returns from the race weekend in Macau with remarkable results. With two victories in the finale of the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup Audi, from a historical perspective, has now clinched a total of four touring car victories on the city circuit since 1996. This makes the touring cars with the four rings equally successful as the Audi R8 LMS that was unbeatable in GT sports car races in Macau on four occasions since 2011 but had no chance for victory in the FIA GT World Cup this year.
  • 11/15/18
    Sports

    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.
  • 11/12/18
    Sports

    Audi Sport customer racing to contest two worldwide programs again in 2019

    Audi Sport customer racing in 2019 will again contest two ambitious worldwide programs in GT3 and in touring car racing.
  • 11/09/18
    Sports

    Audi Sport customer racing in Macau with 14 race cars

    At the street race in Macau from November 15 to 18, customer teams from Audi Sport customer racing will compete with both touring cars and GT3 sports cars for the first time. The race in the heart of the city is a classic on the international motorsport calendar. Audi has celebrated six victories in total there since 1996 – two in touring car racing and four with the Audi R8 LMS GT3 sports car.
  • 10/29/18
    Sports

    Audi Sport customer racing teams win in Italy, Australia and Brazil

    Victories on three continents: On the last weekend in October, Audi Sport customer racing teams clinched racing successes in Italy, Australia and Brazil.
  • 10/29/18
    Sports

    One-two win at Laguna Seca and third manufacturers’ title for Audi at the Intercontinental GT Challenge

    Spectacular finale at the fourth and final round of the Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC): At Laguna Seca/USA, Audi Sport customer racing turned a nine-point deficit into an 11-point advantage to secure the title in the manufacturers’ classification for the third consecutive time. This was thanks to a double victory at the California 8 Hours.
  • 10/28/18
    Sports

    Fourth place for Audi in Suzuka

    After the 1-2-3 victory for Audi Sport customer racing recently in Wuhan, the teams faced a difficult task at the ninth race weekend of the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup in Japan: The Audi RS 3 LMS had to compete loaded with the maximum compensation weight of 60 kilograms. Nevertheless, three drivers finished in the points. Privateer Aurélien Panis even delivered his best performance of the season to claim fourth place.
  • 10/22/18
    Sports

    Customers win titles in China, the Canary Islands and in the Benelux region with Audi Sport

    The winning streak continues: On the penultimate weekend in October, customers on two continents again clinched titles and class victories with Audi Sport customer racing.
  • 10/19/18
    Sports

    Season finale at Laguna Seca, California: Three Audi R8 LMS with unique liveries

    Audi will offer fans not just one but several treats at the Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC) finale in California from October 26 to 28: Besides the GT3 model, the GT4 version of the Audi R8 LMS and the Audi RS 3 LMS TCR race car will be on the grid at Laguna Seca for the California 8 Hours. In addition, the audience can look forward to a visual surprise: For the first time, the liveries of the three Audi GT3 sports cars will complement each other to create a total picture in the style of the American flag.
  • 10/17/18
    Sports

    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.
  • 10/15/18
    Sports

    Titles for Audi Sport in Australia, France, New Zealand and in the United States

    Audi Sport customer racing experienced a first-rate weekend with its customer racing teams. In GT3 racing, the customers recorded championship successes in Australia and New Zealand, the GT4 race car prevailed over the competition in France and the TCR model in North America.
  • 10/14/18
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    Mattias Ekström and Andreas Bakkerud on podium in Rallycross round on German home soil

    In the FIA World Rallycross (World RX) season’s penultimate round at the Estering near Buxtehude, Mattias Ekström and Andreas Bakkerud in positions two and three celebrated the first two podium finishes in a single event for EKS Audi Sport in the 2018 season. In summer-like temperatures, Ekström in the Audi S1 EKS RX quattro only had to admit defeat to World Champion Johan Kristoffersson by 1.849 seconds.
  • 10/14/18
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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.
  • 10/09/18
    Sports

    Rallycross: Notorious first corner of Estering awaits EKS Audi Sport

    This weekend (October 13/14), the FIA World Rallycross Championship (World RX) comes to Germany. For Audi driver Mattias Ekström and EKS Audi Sport, the Estering race track in Buxtehude is very special.
  • 10/08/18
    Sports

    Title wins for Audi Sport in Germany and Russia

    Thanks to Kevin Arnold, an Audi private driver has won the DMV GTC Dunlop 60 in an R8 LMS for the third consecutive year, while Dmitry Bragin secured the title in the TCR Russia in an Audi RS 3 LMS for the second time in a row.
  • 10/08/18
    Sports

    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.
  • 10/07/18
    Sports

    Audi takes one-two-three podium lockout in Wuhan

    The eighth race weekend of the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup on the track in Wuhan, China delivered a dream result for the Audi RS 3 LMS. The Audi Sport Leopard Lukoil Team, Audi Sport Team Comtoyou and Comtoyou Racing squads scored 212 points with their six drivers – 92 points more than the previous best weekend in Zandvoort. In addition, Jean-Karl Vernay took the third victory of the season and is the best Audi driver in the standings in fifth position.
  • 10/04/18
    Sports

    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.
  • 10/02/18
    Sports

    World premiere in Paris: new evolution of Audi R8 LMS for customer racing

    Audi Sport customer racing presents its fourth new model in just four years: Following on from the radically new second-generation Audi R8 LMS (2015), the Audi RS 3 LMS TCR touring car (2016) and the Audi R8 LMS GT4 sports car (2017), the evolution of the Audi R8 LMS GT3 was unveiled at the Paris Motor Show on October 2, 2018. Michael-Julius Renz, Managing Director of Audi Sport GmbH, and Chris Reinke, Head of Audi Sport customer racing, revealed the model with the international exhibition visitors looking on. The new version of the model, successful worldwide in sprint and endurance racing, is tailored closely to the customer requirements regarding technology and operating costs.
  • 10/01/18
    Sports

    Top of the points for Audi Sport customers in France and New Zealand

    Two Audi Sport customer racing squads in New Zealand and France have good chances to claim their respective championship titles after another successful weekend of racing.
  • 10/01/18
    Sports

    Audi driver Andreas Bakkerud’s wild ride onto the podium

    Podium on US debut: during the first outing for the FIA World Rallycross Championship (World RX) in the USA, EKS Audi Sport scored its seventh top 3 result of the season. With temperatures over 30 degrees Celsius in Austin (Texas), both drivers in the Audi S1 EKS RX quattro reached the final for the best six. The Norwegian Andreas Bakkerud took third overall while team mate Mattias Ekström finished the final in fifth place after contact with an opponent.
  • 09/30/18
    Sports

    Ninth podium for Audi Sport in FIA WTCR

    Audi Sport customer racing continues its run of podium finishes at the seventh round of the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup in China. While the Belgian Frédéric Vervisch from Audi Sport Team Comtoyou climbed the podium for the fifth time this year, his countryman and team mate Denis Dupont held a trophy aloft for the first time. In second qualifying, he was sixth and, for the first time, the best of the six Audi RS 3 LMS drivers.
  • 09/25/18
    Sports

    Rallycross: U.S. premiere for EKS Audi Sport

    U.S. premiere for EKS Audi Sport: This weekend (September 29/30) Austin (Texas) is hosting the first FIA World Rallycross Championship (World RX) round in the United States.
  • 09/24/18
    Sports

    Audi Sport customers celebrate titles in Germany, Asia and Sweden

    The teams of Audi Sport customer racing won titles and races this weekend and are now well positioned in several series to take on the remaining races.
  • 09/23/18
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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.
  • 09/21/18
    Sports

    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.
  • 09/19/18
    Sports

    World RX Audi driver Ekström in Nitro World Games for the first time

    Audi rallycross driver Mattias Ekström will take part in the Nitro World Games (September 22–23) in Salt Lake City for the first time. He will compete in the new rallycross event in an Audi S1 EKS RX quattro. Ekström will meet with top-class drivers from the rallycross series and popular U.S. action sports stars. The action sports event featuring freestyle motocross, BMX and inline skating, skateboarding and scootering that is popular in the United States fascinates a large number of spectators.
  • 09/18/18
    Sports

    Audi wants to defend titles in finale at Laguna Seca

    Before the finale of the Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC) in California from October 26 to 28, Audi Sport customer racing has determined driver and team lineups: Two of the three Audi R8 LMS cars entered so far will be fielded by Vincent Vosse’s Team WRT. Wolfgang Land’s squad will compete in the California 8 Hours with another GT3 sports car of the brand.
  • 09/18/18
    Sports

    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.
  • 09/17/18
    Sports

    Nine titles for Audi Sport customers in Europe and Asia

    Three titles in the Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup, three more in the GT4 European Series and three in China – Audi Sport customer racing experienced a dream weekend with its international customer teams.
  • 09/17/18
    Sports

    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.
  • 09/16/18
    Sports

    Another podium finish for EKS Audi Sport in Riga

    EKS Audi Sport celebrate a podium finish for the sixth time in the current FIA World Rallycross Championship season: at the ninth round of the season in the Latvian capital Riga, Mattias Ekström in the Audi S1 EKS RX quattro finished second, only 2.3 seconds behind the winner and championship leader Johan Kristoffersson (Volkswagen).
  • 09/11/18
    Sports

    Rallycross: three times EKS Audi Sport in Riga

    Action aplenty for EKS Audi Sport in the Baltics: in round nine of the FIA World Rallycross Championship (World RX) in Latvia’s capital city of Riga, Andreas Bakkerud and Mattias Ekström will be supported by DTM star Nico Müller at the wheel of a third Audi S1 EKS RX quattro.
  • 09/10/18
    Sports

    Titles for Marcin Jedliński and Kris Heidorn

    While Audi Sport customer racing decided the Eset V4 Cup in Central Europe with Team Olimp Racing and Marcin Jedliński in its favor Kris Heidorn celebrated the title in the Audi Sport Seyffarth R8 LMS Cup at the Nürburgring.
  • 09/09/18
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    Second title for Audi R8 LMS GT4

    Just three weeks following his first classification win, the Audi R8 LMS GT4 with driver James Sofronas clinched another title success in the Pirelli World Challenge in North America.
  • 09/03/18
    Sports

    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.
  • 09/02/18
    Sports

    After one-two lead up until the last lap: EKS Audi Sport narrowly beaten

    A thrilling race weekend with a decision on the final meters: In round eight of the FIA World Rallycross Championship season, Andreas Bakkerud and Mattias Ekström just barely missed scoring the first victory this season for EKS Audi Sport, but regained second place in the teams’ classification in front of 80,000 enthusiastic fans.
  • 08/29/18
    Sports

    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.
  • 08/28/18
    Sports

    Rallycross in France: Rock star feeling for EKS Audi Sport

    Some 75,000 fans are going to transform the small race track at Lohéac into a bubbling cauldron once again this weekend. The two drivers from EKS Audi Sport, Andreas Bakkerud and Mattias Ekström, are looking forward to round eight of the 2018 FIA World Rallycross Championship (World RX) in front of a large crowd.
  • 08/27/18
    Sports

    Audi Sport customers with successes in Italy and Canada

    Serial winner Kris Heidorn dominated at the penultimate round of the Audi Sport Seyffarth R8 LMS Cup season in Italy as well. In Canada, Audi customer teams were successful in their class with the Audi R8 LMS GT4 and the Audi RS 3 LMS.
  • 08/27/18
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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.
  • 08/26/18
    Sports

    Podium for Audi at the Suzuka 10 Hours

    After scoring 25 points for winning the classification at Bathurst (Australia) in February and again at Spa (Belgium) in July, the Audi R8 LMS achieved third place at Suzuka. The Audi Sport Team Absolute Racing celebrated the podium result with the three Audi Sport drivers Christopher Haase/Kelvin van der Linde/Markus Winkelhock.
  • 08/20/18
    Sports

    Audi driver Langeveld leads ADAC TCR Germany standings

    From hunter to hunted: Two rounds before the end of the ADAC TCR Germany season, Niels Langeveld managed the turnaround. The Dutchman in an Audi RS 3 LMS took the lead of the standings in his home round at Zandvoort.
  • 08/20/18
    Sports

    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).
  • 08/17/18
    Sports

    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.
  • 08/13/18
    Sports

    First titles in 2018 for Audi Sport customer teams

    In its first season, the Audi R8 LMS GT4 celebrated its first title in the Pirelli World Challenge GTS SprintX with GMG Racing. Other teams with their results made for a successful weekend for Audi Sport customer racing.
  • 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).
  • 08/08/18
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    New challenge for Audi Sport in Japan

    Audi is leading the drivers’ and teams’ classification of the Intercontinental GT Challenge and now faces a new task: From August 24 to 26, the young racing series will visit the circuit at Suzuka in Japan for the first time. The track 400 kilometers southwest of Tokyo with its combinations of turns that are unique in the world is a popular and challenging one.
  • 08/06/18
    Sports

    First victory for I.S.R. with Audi R8 LMS

    The third victory of the Audi R8 LMS in the ADAC GT Masters season marked the maiden victory scored by Igor Salaquarda’s Czech Audi Sport customer team I.S.R. in the high-caliber German racing series.
  • 08/06/18
    Sports

    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.
  • 08/05/18
    Sports

    Disappointment in Canada: EKS Audi Sport only fourth

    A crazy race weekend with many highs and lows: in round seven of the FIA World Rallycross Championship at Trois-Rivières, Canada, Mattias Ekström as the best Audi driver placed fourth with a small deficit.
  • 07/31/18
    Sports

    Rallycross: first overseas round for EKS Audi Sport

    With two Audi S1 EKS RX quattro cars that have received detailed improvements EKS Audi Sport will compete at Trois-Rivières, Canada, on August 4 and 5. The race weekend is ringing in the second half of the FIA World Rallycross Championship (World RX) season.
  • 07/30/18
    Sports

    One-two-three for Audi R8 LMS at Hockenheim

    Privateer Audi drivers continued the Audi R8 LMS winning streak during the sixth DMV GTC race weekend.
  • 07/29/18
    Sports

    Second victory of the season for Audi in the Intercontinental GT Challenge

    Audi Sport customer racing took third place on the podium in the overall classification in the 70th running of the Spa 24 Hours. The brothers Sheldon and Kelvin van der Linde finished third together with Jeffrey Schmidt. At the same time, victory for the competitors registered in the Intercontinental GT Challenge went to the Audi R8 LMS. Audi Sport Team Saintéloc, which had won the Spa 24 Hours last year, claimed this win with the three Audi Sport drivers Christopher Haase, Frédéric Vervisch and Markus Winkelhock. However, a change to the performance categorization on race day left Audi with virtually no chance in the battle for race victory in the Ardennes. Many caution periods also caused significant changes in the classification.
  • 07/23/18
    Sports

    Exceptional victory for Audi RS 3 LMS

    In the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, a wheelchair-bound Audi privateer driver achieved his first victory in automobile racing.
  • 07/20/18
    Sports

    Audi aims for fifth victory in Spa 24 Hours

    This year’s running of the Spa 24 Hours will be a race of superlatives: Audi Sport customer racing will meet with the sport cars from twelve other marques at the anniversary event of the iconic endurance race. 67 race cars in total will be on the grid in the Ardennes from July 26 to 29. In the world’s major GT3 competition, Audi Sport will be battling for its fifth overall victory after 2011, 2012, 2014 and 2017. No other brand has been more successful since the beginning of the GT3 era at Spa in 2011. For the four rings, the event will also be about scoring valuable championship points in the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup and in the Intercontinental GT Challenge. In both series, Audi drivers are currently the leaders of the standings.
  • 07/19/18
    Sports

    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.
  • 07/16/18
    Sports

    First win for Audi customer team in Pirelli World Challenge

    With an win and a third place, Team TruSpeed AutoSport showed its strongest performance so far in North America while Audi Sport Italia claimed a fourth podium finish in its local championship with the Audi R8 LMS.
  • 07/15/18
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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).
  • 07/15/18
    Sports

    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.
  • 07/15/18
    Sports

    Two podium finishes for Audi Sport at the Slovakiaring

    Audi Sport customer racing celebrated two more podium finishes at the sixth round of the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup at the Slovakiaring. Jean-Karl Vernay from Audi Sport Leopard Lukoil Team took the best result of the weekend with second place in race one. Frédéric Vervisch from Audi Sport Team Comtoyou finished third place in race three after a great battle.
  • 07/14/18
    Sports

    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.
  • 07/14/18
    Sports

    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.
  • 07/13/18
    Sports

    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.
  • 07/09/18
    Sports

    Resounding success in China for Audi customer teams

    The Audi R8 LMS in its GT3 version is currently the measure of all things in Chinese GT racing while the GT4 version clinched its next 24-hour class win and the Audi RS 3 LMS was at the very front in China and Canada.
  • 07/09/18
    Sports

    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).

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