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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, World RX and customer racing.

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  • 06/18/18
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    Audi Sport customers celebrate worldwide victories

    In China, Italy, Poland, Portugal and Sweden, the cars from Audi Sport customer racing proved their international class by scoring victories. 
  • 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.
  • 06/13/18
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    Audi Sport with eleven cars in Spa 24 Hours

    The Spa 24 Hours from July 26 to 29, 2018 is marked by two anniversaries: While Audi Sport customer racing celebrates its tenth season the 70th running of the iconic endurance race in the Ardennes attracts a high-caliber field. With eleven Audi R8 LMS cars Audi Sport customer racing will be battling for the fifth overall victory and class wins together with its customers in the anniversary edition of the Spa 24 Hours. Some 60 race cars from twelve marques represent the largest worldwide GT3 field. 
  • 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).
  • 06/11/18
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    Victories for Audi R8 LMS and Audi RS 3 LMS

    The customers of Audi Sport customer racing continue their strings of success. While the teams with the Audi R8 LMS in the DMV GTC won at the fourth consecutive event the drivers of the Audi RS 3 LMS were even unbeatable on five occasions. 
  • 06/10/18
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    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.
  • 06/10/18
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    Strong fightback: Second WRX podium for EKS Audi Sport this season

    Another podium finish for EKS Audi Sport in the FIA World Rallycross Championship (World RX). In round five of the season in Norway, Mattias Ekström in the 580-hp Audi S1 EKS RX quattro celebrated second place and his first podium finish this season. Only two weeks earlier, his teammate, Andreas Bakkerud, had finished as runner-up at Silverstone (Great Britain). EKS’ newcomer in his home round in Norway made it into the final as well and placed sixth.
  • 06/09/18
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    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.
  • 06/05/18
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    Rallycross home round for Audi driver Bakkerud

    Five events in only eight weeks: EKS Audi Sport is engaged in a program of truly mammoth proportions right at the beginning of the FIA World Rallycross Championship (World RX). Next weekend, the supercars will be racing at Hell in Norway.
  • 06/04/18
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    Audi Sport customers victorious in all categories

    June began perfectly for Audi Sport customer racing as the best customer teams celebrated victories in various competitions on four continents with the entire model range. 
  • 06/04/18
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    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.
  • 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.
  • 05/29/18
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    Two victories for Audi Sport in Australia

    In Australia and Portugal, Audi Sport customers clinched a total of three trophies.
  • 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.
  • 05/27/18
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    Huge celebrations in Silverstone: first podium for Audi driver Andreas Bakkerud

    Huge celebrations in Silverstone (Great Britain): in his fourth event for EKS Audi Sport in the FIA World Rallycross Championship (World RX), Andreas Bakkerud made the step onto the winners’ podium for the first time after finishing second. Mattias Ekström completed the strong showing of the powerful 580 hp Audi S1 EKS RX quattro with fourth place.
  • 05/23/18
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    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.
  • 05/22/18
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    Customer successes for Audi Sport in Asia and Europe

    The Audi R8 LMS sets the standards in customer hands in German, Central European and British GT3 club racing. Drivers of the Audi R8 LMS GT4 and Audi RS 3 LMS also claimed podium positions.
  • 05/22/18
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    Rallycross: Motorsport festival with EKS Audi Sport at Silverstone

    Premiere for EKS Audi Sport: Silverstone in England is the venue for a round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship (World RX) for the first time this weekend (May 25–27), where the most difficult jump of the year awaits the two Audi drivers Andreas Bakkerud and Mattias Ekström.
  • 05/21/18
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    FIA WTCR Zandvoort: Second win of the season for Audi Sport

    Who dares wins: the Audi Sport Leopard Lukoil Team mastered every challenge in its stride at round four of the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup. The three races at Zandvoort had many highs and a few lows in store for the Belgian team with the first pole position, an engine change, last place on the grid, a tactical withdrawal, two fastest race laps and 85 points in total. While Jean-Karl Vernay celebrated his second victory of the season after winning a race in the opening round in Morocco, his team mate Gordon Shedden was best Audi Sport driver in the first two races. 
  • 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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    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. 
  • 05/19/18
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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.
  • 05/18/18
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    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
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    Audi Sport customers win in Asia and Australia

    The Audi Sport customer racing teams again scored successes in international GT racing. At the same time, the first appearance of the Audi Sport R8 LMS Cup at the Nürburgring met with great interest.
  • 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.
  • 05/13/18
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    Rallycross: mixed feelings at EKS Audi Sport in Belgium

    EKS Audi Sport in round three of the FIA World Rallycross Championship (World RX) in Belgium experienced some turbulent races with ups and downs. Mattias Ekström, who was leading the intermediate classification after qualifying at the challenging Circuit Jules Tacheny in the 580-hp Audi S1 EKS RX quattro, finished fourth, just barely missing the podium. His teammate, Andreas Bakkerud, on delivering a strong fight made it into the final as well, placing sixth.
  • 05/13/18
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    Disappointment for Audi in Nürburgring 24 Hours

    In the 46th running of the Nürburgring 24 Hours, the Eifel region revealed itself at its worst: Audi Sport customer racing had traveled to the world’s biggest automobile race as title defenders, but together with its customer teams suffered some bitter setbacks in the battle for its fifth overall victory. In the end, sixth position by Kelvin van der Linde/Sheldon van der Linde/Christopher Mies/René Rast was the best result in an event in which changeable weather conditions caused the race to be interrupted three and a half hours before the end. The teams contested the final part of the race only after more than a one-hour break.
  • 05/12/18
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    First podium results for Audi Sport Team Comtoyou in WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup

    At the Nürburgring, Audi Sport Team Comtoyou achieved its breakthrough in the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup. In the series’ third event, Frédéric Vervisch on clinching a third and a second place celebrated his first two podium results. His teammate from Comtoyou Racing, Nathanaël Berthon, scored his first points in the Eifel as well.
  • 05/11/18
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    Ten years of Audi Sport customer racing

    Audi Sport customer racing is celebrating its tenth anniversary. Following the presentation of the first generation of the Audi R8 LMS in 2008, the first customers relied on the GT3 sports car the following season – and immediately clinched three driver championship titles. To date, the number of these successes has increased to 52 around the world, plus other class titles have been won and victories scored in 12-, 24- and even 25-hour races. Audi Sport customer racing has by now built 531 race cars for international customers. 
  • 05/08/18
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    Test of courage for Audi drivers at rallycross in Belgium

    Tight turns, tire walls as track barriers and a spectacular jump into the valley: Circuit Jules Tacheny at Mettet, Belgium, some 80 kilometers southeast of Brussels will host round three of the FIA World Rallycross Championship (World RX) this weekend (May 12/13) – and test the drivers’ courage.
  • 05/07/18
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    Victory for all three Audi Sport customer racing models

    The customer teams of Audi Sport customer racing came out on top and clinched further podium places in some of the world’s most challenging series again last weekend.
  • 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.
  • 05/03/18
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    Nürburgring 24 Hours: biggest festival of the year for Audi Sport customer racing

    Audi Sport customer racing is offering fans a festival of superlatives at the Nürburgring 24 Hours. From May 10 to 13, in the world’s major motorsport event, the customer sport race cars will be fielded in three different competitions for the first time. In the 24-hour race, Audi is going to battle for its fifth overall victory. At the same time, the supporting program will feature five gripping sprint races with Audi Sport participation: the three rounds of the new WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup and the two Audi Sport R8 LMS Cup races.
  • 04/30/18
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    Audi Sport customers successful around the globe

    America, Australia, the Czech Republic, France, Hungary and Italy: In six countries, Audi Sport customer racing teams celebrated victories last weekend. In addition, they clinched many other podium places.
  • 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.
  • 04/29/18
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    Rallycross: roller coaster ride for EKS Audi Sport

    Sun, rain and even snow in the end: totally crazy April weather in round two of the FIA World Rallycross Championship (World RX) and a roller coaster ride for EKS Audi Sport. After positions one and three in qualifying, expectations of the two Audi campaigners, Andreas Bakkerud and Mattias Ekström, in Portugal had been higher than positions four and seven.
  • 04/29/18
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    Disappointment for Audi in WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup in Hungary

    After Audi Sport customer racing achieved a victory in the opening round of the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup in Marrakesh three weeks ago, the second weekend in Hungary ended in disappointment. Jean-Karl Vernay, who managed a remarkable fightback in each of the three races, was only one of six drivers of an Audi RS 3 LMS to score points at the Hungaroring.
  • 04/28/18
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    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
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    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
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    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.
  • 04/24/18
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    Rallycross: EKS Audi Sport heads to the mountain heights of Portugal

    It is one of the toughest race tracks in the FIA World Rallycross Championship (World RX): this weekend (28/29 April) the circuit in the mountains of Montalegre (Portugal) awaits the EKS Audi Sport team and the Audi S1 EKS RX quattro.
  • 04/23/18
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    Audi R8 LMS wins Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup opener

    With podium results clinched at Monza and at Navarra two Audi Sport customer racing teams and their drivers are in the top spots of the tables in two international racing series.
  • 04/20/18
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    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.
  • 04/18/18
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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.
  • 04/16/18
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    Victories for Audi R8 LMS and Audi RS 3 LMS

    Audi Sport customers celebrated podium results and victories around the globe. The season openers in Germany and Russia went particularly well.
  • 04/15/18
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    Rallycross: podium for EKS Audi Sport in season opener

    On contesting his first event for EKS Audi Sport in the FIA World Rallycross Championship, Andreas Bakkerud instantly achieved a podium result. In the turbulent season opener at Barcelona (Spain), the Norwegian took third place. His teammate, Mattias Ekström, was classified in sixth position following a sporting penalty.
  • 04/14/18
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    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
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    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.
  • 04/13/18
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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.
  • 04/12/18
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    DTM Champion René Rast in Audi RS 3 LMS

    Audi Sport customer racing is bringing a prominent guest entrant to round three of the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup at the Nürburgring. René Rast, who won the DTM title last year in his debut season, will be racing in an Audi RS 3 LMS for the first time. As a result, the 31-year-old Audi factory driver is facing a double commitment from May 10 to 13 because at the same event, in an Audi R8 LMS, he will contest the 24-hour race as well.
  • 04/10/18
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    Rallycross: EKS Audi Sport starts in the Spanish sun

    Moment of truth for Audi factory driver Mattias Ekström and his team in Spain: the fifth World Rallycross Championship season commences at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya on April 14–15. And the new Audi S1 EKS RX quattro makes its competitive race debut. To start the World RX season, the EKS Audi Sport squad must assert itself against the teams from Volkswagen, Peugeot and Co. The event also marks the first race as Audi driver for Norwegian Andreas Bakkerud.
  • 04/09/18
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    New Audi Sport customer team celebrates debut victory

    The customers of Audi Sport made a brilliant start to the current season of the Blancpain GT Series with a victory and two further podium places.
  • 04/09/18
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    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.
  • 04/08/18
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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.
  • 04/08/18
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    Debut victory of the Audi RS 3 LMS in WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup

    Audi Sport customer racing continued a great touring car tradition in Morocco. The last FIA World Touring Car Cup, which Audi won at the time, was held 23 years ago. Now Jean-Karl Vernay and the Audi Sport Leopard Lukoil Team made history at the beginning of a new era. In the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup in Marrakesh, the Frenchman and the Belgian race team won the second of three races.
  • 04/06/18
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    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.
  • 04/03/18
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    Audi R8 LMS wins GT Asia Series opening event

    The customers of Audi Sport customer racing achieved a total of seven podium results in Japan, Malaysia and Australia.
  • 04/03/18
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    World RX: Audi Sport gives wings to EKS

    From 2020 on, the FIA World Rallycross Championship (World RX) is planning to race with electric cars. Audi is currently considering a possible commitment. The technological potential of the current Supercars being fielded in 2018 and 2019 has not been fully exploited either. The new Audi S1 EKS RX quattro is a perfect example as it is superior to its predecessor in almost every area.
  • 03/29/18
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    Audi teams ready for WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup premiere

    For Audi Sport customer racing it is a premiere in a new series and also the continuation of a touring car racing tradition from years ago: For the first time since 1995, a production-based touring car bearing the four rings is battling again for a global FIA title. In Morocco, the inaugural season of the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup will kick off on April 6 to 8, with six Audi RS 3 LMS cars on the grid. This Thursday, the Audi teams are completing their pre-season preparations with an official test day at Barcelona.
  • 03/29/18
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    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.
  • 03/26/18
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    First victory for Audi R8 LMS GT4 in the United States

    Audi Sport customers on three continents clinched trophies with their GT sports cars on the fourth weekend in March.
  • 03/26/18
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    ​EKS Audi Sport fired up for 2018 World RX season with new package

    On the official test and media day of the racing series at Silverstone (Great Britain) this Monday, EKS Audi Sport presents the second-generation Audi S1 EKS RX quattro in which Ekström and his new teammate, Andreas Bakkerud, will contest the 2018 season.
  • 03/21/18
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    Audi aims for fifth victory in Nürburgring 24 Hours

    Audi Sport customer racing has set ambitious aims for the Nürburgring 24 Hours. From May 10 to 13, the Audi R8 LMS is supposed to battle for its fifth victory in the iconic endurance race.
  • 03/17/18
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    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).
  • 03/16/18
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    Fully integrated: 50th Audi R8 LMS GT4 produced at Böllinger Höfe

    In close vicinity to the Neckarsulm location, the 50th Audi R8 LMS GT4 was driven out of the assembly hall at “Audi Böllinger Höfe” in Heilbronn in mid-March. The GT4 model is a worldwide sales success and, like no other race car at Audi, benefits from synergies in terms of its technical concept and production in the flexible, low-volume manufacturing operation. Since deliveries began on December 15, 2017, Audi Sport customer racing has produced 50 race cars and further orders are on hand.
  • 03/13/18
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    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
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    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.
  • 03/05/18
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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.
  • 03/03/18
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    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
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    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.
  • 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 Sport customer racing with two partner teams in new WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup

    Following its successful debut season, the Audi RS 3 LMS will compete at the highest international level this year. Audi Sport customer racing is supporting two partner teams in the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup. The series is exclusively reserved to TCR race cars and encompasses rounds in Africa, Asia, Europe and South America.
  • 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.
  • 02/04/18
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    Third Audi victory in Bathurst 12 Hour

    Audi Sport customer racing celebrated its third overall victory in the Bathurst 12 Hour after 2011 and 2012. On making its debut in Australia, Audi Sport Team WRT with campaigners Robin Frijns/Stuart Leonard/Dries Vanthoor (NL/GB/B) triumphed at the Intercontinental GT Challenge opener. As a result, Audi, as the title defenders in the drivers’ and manufacturers’ classifications of this series, managed a top-class start to the new season.
  • 02/03/18
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    Double disappointment for Audi in Chile

    The Formula E electric racing series on kicking off its Latin America tour celebrated a spectacular premiere which ended, however, in double disappointment for Team Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler: Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi both retired from the race.
  • 01/31/18
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    EKS Audi Sport to attack in World RX with Bakkerud and Ekström

    Audi remains committed to rallycross in the 2018 season. The Ingolstadt-based brand will continue to provide factory support to Mattias Ekström’s project. Under its new name, EKS Audi Sport, the team will compete in the FIA World Rallycross Championship (World RX) with two newly prepared Audi S1 EKS RX quattro cars. Andreas Bakkerud, one of the most successful rallycross campaigners, is joining team principal and driver Ekström on the grid in the second car.
  • 01/29/18
    Sports

    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.
  • 01/28/18
    Sports

    Audi customers win season opener in the U.S.

    Following the one-two class win of the new Audi R8 LMS GT4 in Dubai two weeks ago, the North American season began with a success for Audi Sport customer racing as well. To kick off the IMSA season at Daytona, all three products of the brand – the GTD and the GT4 versions of the Audi R8 LMS and the Audi RS 3 LMS – were on the grid in America for the first time. In the TCR class of the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, the Audi RS 3 LMS scored a 1-2-3-4 result.
  • 01/22/18
    Sports

    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.
  • 01/19/18
    Sports

    Audi Sport to start 2018 season in America and Australia with strong customer teams

    Two weeks following the one-two win in the 24-hour race in Dubai, the new Audi R8 LMS GT4 will now be racing in North America. The audience there will get to see the customer sport race car for the first time in the traditional opening round of the IMSA Series at Daytona from January 27 to 28. Just one week later, on February 4, the Intercontinental GT Challenge will kick off in Australia.
  • 01/13/18
    Sports

    Tough day for Audi in Marrakesh

    In round three of the Formula E electric racing series in Marrakesh (Morocco), following a strong beginning, Team Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler only went home with a single point. Daniel Abt, after a drive-through penalty and a full course yellow which came at an unfavorable time, finished the race in 10th position. Title defender Lucas di Grassi had to park his Audi e-tron FE04 in the pits after only seven laps due to a technical problem.
  • 01/13/18
    Sports

    One-two victory for GT4 version of the Audi R8 LMS at premiere in Dubai

    Jubilation at the beginning of the year: Team Phoenix Racing with Audi Sport customer racing celebrated the first 24-hour victory of the new Audi R8 LMS in the GT4 class.
  • 01/08/18
    Sports

    Formula E: Audi drivers ready to race in Marrakesh

    Return to winning ways – this is Team Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler’s aim for the Formula E round in Marrakesh (Morocco). Following a difficult opener in Hong Kong, the two campaigners, Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi, are traveling to round three of the electric racing series’ season to be held on the African continent on January 13 with high motivation.
  • 01/05/18
    Sports

    Season opener with 13 race cars from Audi Sport customer racing

    Never before has Audi Sport customer racing’s representation in Dubai been as strong as this year. 13 of the 93 race cars in the field are sporting the four rings on their hoods. For the first time, the brand will be on the grid with all three current products in the GT3, GT4 and TCR classes.
  • 01/03/18
    Sports

    Audi and Formula E: chasing seconds in the simulator

    The two Audi drivers, Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi, will start round 3 of the season in Marrakesh (Morocco) on January 13. Before each race of the electric series in which Audi is involved with a factory commitment for the first time in 2017/2018, the race drivers and engineers go through the entire process of a full race day in the Audi simulator.
  • 12/18/17
    Sports

    Audi Sport customer racing confirms drivers for 2018

    Audi Sport customer racing has announced its driver lineup for the 2018 season and initial racing objectives.
  • 12/15/17
    Sports

    First customers take over new Audi R8 LMS GT4

    Audi Sport customer racing has acquired the first customers for the Audi R8 LMS GT4. The racers from America, Australia, China and Europe took over the first twelve sports cars of the most recent model range in Neuburg an der Donau. The Audi R8 LMS GT4 is Audi Sport customer racing’s third model.
  • 12/12/17
    Sports

    Audi gives talents an opportunity in Formula E

    A premiere in Formula E: In the racing series’ first rookie test, Nico Müller and Nyck de Vries are going to drive the Audi e-tron FE04 for the first time. The test day is scheduled for January 14, 2018, one day after the next Formula E race in Marrakesh. With the rookie test Formula E and the FIA are giving the registered teams an opportunity to familiarize young drivers with the electric racing series
  • 12/07/17
    Sports

    Exceptional season: 24 titles for Audi Sport customer racing

    Never before has Audi Sport customer racing been as successful with its customers around the globe as in 2017. The title successes and victories of the first- and second-generation Audi R8 LMS and, for the first time, the new Audi RS 3 LMS as well make Audi Sport one of the leading brands in international customer racing. In total, with all customer sport race car models, the teams in 527 races from January to December clinched 428 podium successes including the celebration of 157 victories.
  • 12/04/17
    Sports

    Third consecutive victory for Audi customer team in 25 Hours of Thunderhill

    Audi’s customer team Flying Lizard Motorsports remained unbeaten on Thunderhill race track in third consecutive year.
  • 12/03/17
    Sports

    Disappointment for Audi in Formula E opener

    The turbulent Formula E season opener in Hong Kong ended in disappointment for Audi. On Sunday night, Daniel Abt was stripped of the victory he had deservedly clinched on track in the worldwide electric racing series due to an alleged administrative mistake. Team Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler has notified its intent to appeal against the exclusion from the classification.
  • 12/02/17
    Sports

    Difficult start of the season for Audi in Formula E

    Daniel Abt took fifth place in race one of the Formula E season opener in Hong Kong. Title defender Lucas di Grassi, following a collision with Sébastien Buemi, remained without points on Saturday.
  • 12/01/17
    Sports

    Formula E: latest news and miscellaneous info from Hong Kong

    For Team Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler, racing begins in earnest this weekend when the new Formula E season kicks off in Hong Kong.
  • 11/27/17
    Sports

    Three victories for Audi Sport customer racing in Australia

    The customers of Audi Sport customer racing collected a total of four trophies on a race weekend in the Australian state of Victoria.

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