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Kieler Woche 2014

For 35 years, Audi Sport has stood for success of the four rings in motorsport. But Audi has also been a close partner and sponsor of regional, national and international sports for decades – from international soccer and the German Olympic team, the Alpine and Nordic winter sports world and the Kieler Woche through to the world’s most popular tournament series for amateur golfers.

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  • 09/25/16
    Sports

    DTM Budapest: Audi Sport quotes

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

    Audi Motorsport Newsletter 35/2016

    In the turbulent round of the Audi R8 LMS Cup in Korea, Marchy Lee and Alex Yoong won. In the Czech Republic and Italy, Audi customer teams celebrated successes in races and podium positions with the Audi R8 LMS as well.
  • 09/25/16
    Sports

    One-two win as well as frustration for Audi in the DTM

    Only two contenders left: In the grand finale of the DTM at the Hockenheimring on October 15/16, Marco Wittmann (BMW) and Edoardo Mortara (Audi) will be battling for the drivers’ title. In the manufacturers’ and the teams’ standings, Audi is leading before the last two races.
  • 09/25/16
    Sports

    Perfect weekend for Marschall in Audi Sport TT Cup

    Dennis Marschall made his mark on the Hungarian premiere of the Audi Sport TT Cup. At the Hungaroring, the German celebrated two lights-to-flag victories and reduced his deficit to overall leader Joonas Lappalainen from Finland to nine points. Now, the showdown will take place in the season’s finale at Hockenheim. In the guest entrants’ classification, two stars from the FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK), Chaz Davies and Xavi Forés, were on the grid.
  • 09/24/16
    Sports

    Perfect day for Audi and Edoardo Mortara

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

    Audi supports Ekström in world RX title race

    Audi factory driver Mattias Ekström is going to battle for the title in the World Rallycross Championship (WorldRX) at the Estering in Buxtehude. At the same time, Audi Sport will be giving René Rast another opportunity in the DTM. Following his strong debut in the race at Zandvoort, the 29-year-old German will contest the DTM finale at the Hockenheimring as well.
  • 09/20/16
    Sports

    Audi Sport TT Cup celebrates premiere at the Hungaroring

    The question of who is going to win the title in the Audi Sport TT Cup may already be decided at the Hungaroring. On the sixth of seven race weekends, two stars from the FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK), Chaz Davies and Xavier Forés, will be on the grid as guest entrants. The races in the Audi one-make cup will be held as part of the DTM supporting program on Saturday, September 24, and on Sunday, September 25.
  • 09/19/16
    Sports

    Important DTM weekend for Audi in Hungary

    From September 23 to 25, the DTM will be visiting Hungary. For Audi Sport, the weekend at the Hungaroring near Budapest is extremely important: the title race in the DTM continues to intensify before the season’s last four races.
  • 09/18/16
    Sports

    Audi Motorsport Newsletter 34/2016

    Successful race weekend for Audi DTM driver Mattias Ekström in the World Rallycross Championship: The Swede celebrated his fourth victory this season in the Audi S1 EKS RX quattro at Barcelona and took the lead of the standings. In the finale of the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup at the Nürburgring, Belgian Audi Club Team WRT achieved a podium place.
  • 09/18/16
    Sports

    WEC Austin: Audi Sport quotes

    Quotes from the Audi team following second place in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) race at Austin.
  • 09/18/16
    Sports

    Second place for Audi in WEC round at Austin

    Audi led the first half of round six of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) with both R18 cars in commanding style. But in the end, its strong performance, with a trophy for second place, did not produce the desired reward. In the fifth hour, car number 7 lost a lot of time due to a collision in which its driver was not at fault. During an overtaking maneuver, a lapped race car hit the Audi which subsequently spun into the guardrail. The sister car, number 8, that was leading for a long time, lost ground following several incidents and recovered to second place.
  • 09/17/16
    Sports

    Both Audi cars on front row at Austin

    For the fourth time this year and for the third time in succession Audi has achieved the best starting base: the two Audi R18 cars locked out the front row of the grid for round six of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC).
  • 09/11/16
    Sports

    DTM Nürburgring: Audi Sport quotes

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

    Audi Motorsport Newsletter 33/2016

    Successes in races and titles for two Audi customer teams in Down Under: In the season finale of the Australian GT Trophy Series both victories and the title in the Trophy Class went to the Audi R8 LMS. At Donington, the final pre-season tests for Formula E took place. And as part of the DTM at the Nürburgring, Hans-Joachim Stuck and René Rast drove the Audi race taxis.
  • 09/11/16
    Sports

    Audi show at DTM anniversary at the Nürburgring

    72,500 spectators experienced a tremendous anniversary weekend of the DTM at the Nürburgring that ended on Sunday in an Audi show, with Edoardo Mortara clinching his third victory this season in the Castrol EDGE Audi RS 5 DTM. The victory in the DTM’s 50th visit to the Nürburgring also marked the 50th triumph of Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline that brought all four cars into the points on Sunday.
  • 09/11/16
    Sports

    Joonas Lappalainen celebrates brace of wins in Audi Sport TT Cup at the Nürburgring

    Joonas Lappalainen is the man of the weekend in the Audi Sport TT Cup. At the Nürburgring, the Finn celebrated his second and third victories this season. Thanks to scoring the maximum number of points, the driver who finished last year in fourth place overall took the top spot in the standings. Contenders in the guest entrants’ classification included German TV star Tayfun Baydar and freestyle skier Benedikt Mayr, among others.
  • 09/10/16
    Sports

    Green and Mortara with spirited performance

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

    Audi ready for Texan racing festival

    Suspense galore in the second half of the season: In the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) on Saturday, September 17, Audi is aiming to win at Austin for the third time. The battles for victory in the WEC by the brand with the four rings have seldom been as close as in 2016 – twice, in the two most recent races, Audi has had chances of claiming the winners’ trophy up until the end, just barely missing it in second place on both occasions. In Texas, the tide is set to turn.
  • 09/06/16
    Sports

    Bye-bye summer break: Audi Sport TT Cup with high-caliber guest entrants at the Nürburgring

    The summer vacation period is about to end in most German federal states, and in the Audi Sport TT Cup, the eight-week summer break will be over next weekend. The international junior talents will be back on track. At the Nürburgring, as part of the DTM’s supporting program, a race of the Audi one-make cup will be held on each Saturday, September 10, and Sunday, September 11.
  • 09/05/16
    Sports

    Special DTM weekend for Audi Sport at the Nürburgring

    From September 9 to 11, the DTM will visit the Nürburgring for the 50th time. Audi Sport has a special history in the DTM on the famous race track in the Eifel as well. Be it the V8, TT, A4 or A5: with every model range Audi has been active in the DTM so far the brand with the four rings has celebrated victories at the Nürburgring – a total of nine to date. The first one was achieved in 1990 by two-time World Rally Champion Walter Röhrl (Germany) in the legendary Audi V8 quattro.
  • 09/04/16
    Sports

    Audi Motorsport Newsletter 32/2016

    Successful race weekend for Audi customer teams around the globe: the Audi R8 LMS celebrated victories and podium places in Australia, China and Belgium.
  • 09/03/16
    Sports

    WEC Mexico: Audi Sport quotes

    Quotes from the Audi team following the season’s fifth podium result in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) debut in Mexico.
  • 09/03/16
    Sports

    Audi second in turbulent race in Mexico

    Audi showed a strong battle in round five of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). Following Audi’s pole position, both Audi R18 cars took turns leading the race in Mexico in the early stage. Car number 8, however, lost more than 30 minutes after suffering damage at the end of the third hour. The number 7 sister car recovered from fifth to second place following some setbacks.
  • 09/02/16
    Sports

    Audi to become involved in Formula E

    Audi is going to intensify its future commitment in the world’s first racing series for fully electric race cars. Starting in the 2016/2017 season that opens in Hong Kong on October 9, Audi will increase its involvement in Formula E Team ABT Schaeffler Audi Sport. In addition, it is planned to incorporate Formula E into a factory-backed motorsport program as of the 2017/2018 season.
  • 09/02/16
    Sports

    Audi captures third pole position in Mexico

    Silverstone, Nürburgring, Mexico City: Having set the fastest time in qualifying for the third time this year, Audi is the best brand in the qualifying sessions of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) to date. For the first time this season the number 8 Audi R18 will be starting the 6-hour race from the top spot on the grid.
  • 08/29/16
    Sports

    Audi and the FIA WEC break new ground in Mexico

    Just one month before the factory opening, Audi starts the crucial phase of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) in Mexico. Five of the nine championship races on the calendar are held between September and November. The world tour begins with the first ever world championship race in Mexico City on September 3. For drivers and engineers alike, it is the altitude of the 4.304 kilometer long track that represents the biggest change: at a height of more than 2,000 meters above sea level the air is quite literally rarified.
  • 08/28/16
    Sports

    Audi Motorsport Newsletter 31/2016

    The Belgian Audi Club Team WRT claimed several top three finishes in the Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup in Budapest, GT Motorsport produces a fantastic comeback drive in the Australian Endurance Championship.
  • 08/22/16
    Sports

    FC Bayern starts the season with Audi

    FC Bayern München is starting the new season in sporty style both on and off the pitch. At the Audi Piazza in Ingolstadt, players and coaches received their new company cars from Audi Chairman Rupert Stadler. The trend is clear: together with new signing Mats Hummels far more than half of the football players opted for one of the sporty RS models.
  • 08/21/16
    Sports

    Audi Motorsport Newsletter 30/2016

    Audi customer teams celebrated a race victory and podium places in the ADAC GT Masters and the GT Asia this weekend.
  • 08/21/16
    Sports

    DTM Moscow: Audi Sport quotes

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

    Comeback by Edoardo Mortara at Moscow

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

    DTM front runners moving together even closer

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

    Summer break is over: Audi ready for final DTM sprint

    Jamie Green or Edoardo Mortara? Both Audi drivers have good chances of bringing the lead of the drivers’ standings home from the DTM round in Russia (August 19 to 21). In the manufacturers’ and teams’ classifications, Audi Sport is setting its sights on the top spot as well.
  • 08/14/16
    Sports

    Audi Motorsport Newsletter 29/2016

    Audi driver Edoardo Mortara proves his abilities in GT3 sports car: in the Audi R8 LMS Cup in Malaysia he won the second race, the first race was won by Alex Yoong. Phil Hanson and Nigel Moore triumphed once again in the Dunlop Endurance Championship at Silverstone.
  • 08/07/16
    Sports

    Audi Motorsport Newsletter 28/2016

    Two Audi customer teams celebrate a one-two finish in the ADAC GT Masters. In Japan, Audi Team Hitotsuyama is narrowly beaten in an incredibly exciting finish.
  • 07/31/16
    Sports

    Audi Motorsport Newsletter 27/2016

    Ingolstadt, July 31, 2016 – Stephan Winkelmann, Managing Director of quattro GmbH, and Chris Reinke, Head of Audi Sport customer racing, symbolically handed over the 200th Audi R8 LMS during the 24 Hours of Spa race week.
  • 07/31/16
    Sports

    Coupe du Roi and sixth consecutive podium finish for Audi

    Fans of the 24 Hours of Spa saw one of the most exciting ever editions of the endurance classic. Audi was among the small group of favorites as the race entered its final quarter, but ultimately it was lady luck that decided the outcome. Four brands fought for victory in the closing stages, before a tire failure robbed Audi Sport Team Phoenix of any chance of victory. In the end, Audi Sport Team WRT from Belgium staged a strong fightback to grab a trophy for Audi. Nico Müller (CH), René Rast (D) and Laurens Vanthoor (B) finished third, while Audi won the “Coupe du Roi” manufacturers’ classification.
  • 07/29/16
    Sports

    Audi ready for 24 Hours of Spa

    Audi is pleased with its own performance after the super pole qualifying session for 24 Hours of Spa. Following impeccable and thorough preparation, the brand with the four rings presents itself as the second-best manufacturer in the field of the eleven automotive brands.
  • 07/25/16
    Sports

    Audi Motorsport Newsletter 26/2016

    Audi customer teams celebrated race victories in the Unites States, Australia and in the United Kingdom this weekend. In New Zealand, the Audi R8 LMS ultra won a championship title.
  • 07/24/16
    Sports

    WEC Nürburgring: Audi Sport quotes

    Quotes from the Audi team following the two podium results in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at the Nürburgring.
  • 07/24/16
    Sports

    Good team performance by Audi in home round

    Audi started the 6 Hours of Nürburgring from positions one and two on the grid. In a thrilling battle for the lead in round four of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), the two Audi R18 cars initially took turns at the front of the field. In the end, Audi Sport Team Joest achieved positions two and three – a caution period in the third hour of the race having deprived the squad of the chance to clinch its second victory of the season.
  • 07/23/16
    Sports

    Audi top in qualifying for home round

    Impressive performance in qualifying in the Eifel: Marcel Fässler (CH) and André Lotterer (D) in the Audi R18 clinched grid position one in round four of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). With a gap of only 26 hundredths of a second Lucas di Grassi (BR) and Oliver Jarvis (GB) in the sister car number 8 directly trailed them.
  • 07/22/16
    Sports

    Eleven Audi R8 LMS cars in iconic race at Spa

    The 24 Hours of Spa is the major iconic event on the international GT3 racing calendar. This year, the race will be held from 30 to 31 July. Audi is now going to meet with fierce competition again and is represented by more customer racing teams than ever before. The brand with the four rings has won three of the past five editions and clinched the ‘Coupe du Roi’ manufacturers’ cup in 2014 and 2015.
  • 07/19/16
    Sports

    Audi produces 200th R8 LMS

    Neckarsulm is delighted: The Audi Sport customer racing team has completed the 200th Audi R8 LMS. Since 2009, the brand with the four rings has been involved in international GT3 racing with a race car for customers and developed a sales and service network around the globe, numerous supporting services and technology offerings.
  • 07/18/16
    Sports

    Thrilling home round for Audi in World Endurance Championship

    Crowd support guaranteed: Audi is traveling to round four of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) full of expectations. The series’ only German round at the Nürburgring is on the calendar on July 24. Last year, 62,000 spectators flocked to the motorsport spectacle in the Eifel. This year, Audi is counting on at least equally great enthusiasm and intends to be involved in the thrilling battle for the top spot.
  • 07/17/16
    Sports

    Audi Motorsport Newsletter 25/2016

    Two Audi drivers on the top of the podium: In the DTM round at Zandvoort, Jamie Green was pleased about his first victory this season in the Audi RS 5 DTM. In the VLN at the Nürburgring, Christopher Mies and Connor De Phillippi in the Audi R8 LMS achieved their second triumph for Audi’s customer team Montaplast by Land-Motorsport.
  • 07/17/16
    Sports

    DTM Zandvoort: Audi Sport quotes

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

    Jamie Green Zandvoort winner for the first time

    Following the disappointment on Saturday, Audi impressively came back in the second of the two DTM races at Zandvoort (Netherlands). Jamie Green (Audi Sport Team Rosberg) celebrated a commanding victory on Sunday. Edoardo Mortara (Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline) completed Audi’s triumph with a third place.
  • 07/17/16
    Sports

    Audi Sport TT Cup rocks Zandvoort

    The Audi Sport TT Cup celebrated a tremendous premiere at Zandvoort. In the Audi one-make cup’s first visit to the Dutch North Sea coast, the Dane Nicklas Nielsen and Sheldon van der Linde from South Africa triumphed. The Dutch Prince Bernhard van Oranje contested the races in the guest entrants’ classification and finished on podium twice – ahead of ski stars Adrien Théaux (F) and Peter Fill (I).
  • 07/16/16
    Sports

    ​Race one with painful consequences

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

    ​Audi and Zandvoort: fondest memories

    If there’s a particular DTM event all Audi drivers equally rave about, it’s Zandvoort. The tradition-steeped circuit on the North Sea coast has been an integral element of the DTM since 2001 and is on the calendar this coming weekend (July 15–17).
  • 07/10/16
    Sports

    Audi Motorsport Newsletter 24/2016

    Audi Sport customer racing teams celebrated three victories in Germany and one podium in Australia with the Audi R8 LMS.
  • 07/08/16
    Sports

    Royal shine in Audi Sport TT Cup

    For the first time in its short history, the Audi Sport TT Cup appears in the Netherlands. As part of the DTM support program, the Audi one-make cup stages two races – one on Saturday, July 16 and one on Sunday, July 17 – around the legendary Zandvoort track.
  • 07/03/16
    Sports

    Audi Motorsport Newsletter 23/2016

    Audi Sport customer racing teams celebrated successes in Japan, Australia, Germany and the UK with the Audi R8 LMS.
  • 06/26/16
    Sports

    Audi Motorsport Newsletter 22/2016

    A successful motorsport weekend for Audi: while Edoardo Mortara and Nico Müller clinched two DTM victories for Audi at the Norisring, the Land-Motorsport customer team celebrated a victory in the VLN Endurance Championship Nürburgring with the Audi R8 LMS.
  • 06/26/16
    Sports

    DTM Norisring: Audi Sport quotes

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

    Lucas di Grassi wins in Audi Sport TT Cup

    The Audi Sport TT Cup celebrated a successful home round at the Norisring. The German Dennis Marschall and Joonas Lappalainen from Finland triumphed in the classification rounds. Audi factory driver Lucas di Grassi was the first to cross the finish line in race two on Sunday and secured first place among the guest drivers in both rounds.
  • 06/26/16
    Sports

    Thanks to Nico Müller: Audi wins again

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

    Finally! Audi wins at the Norisring

    In the first of the two DTM races at the Norisring, Edoardo Mortara kept a cool head in sweltering heat and, 14 years following the brand’s most recent success at the Norisring, finally gave Audi a victory again.
  • 06/21/16
    Sports

    Audi Sport TT Cup in Franconian Monaco

    Following its visit to the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring, the Audi Sport TT Cup is back on familiar ground. As part of the DTM’s supporting program one race each on Saturday, June 25 and on Sunday, June 26, will be held in the Audi one-make cup at the Norisring.
  • 06/20/16
    Sports

    ​Home round for Audi Sport in the DTM

    Following the Le Mans 24 Hours, next weekend (June 25/26) will be fully focused on the DTM again at Audi Sport. On the agenda: the season’s pinnacle event at the Norisring in Nuremberg.
  • 06/19/16
    Sports

    ​Positions three and four for Audi at Le Mans

    Audi took positions three and four in the 24-hour race at Le Mans in front of 263,500 spectators, continuing its string of podium finishes in the iconic French endurance race.
  • 06/18/16
    Sports

    ​Hollywood stars visit Audi at Le Mans

    Hollywood stars in the pits, the new Audi TT RS on the race track, Mattias Ekström in the rallycross Audi and many other thrilling moments: off the race track, there was a lot going on at the Le Mans 24 Hours as well.
  • 06/17/16
    Sports

    ​WEC Le Mans qualifying: Audi Sport quotes

    Before the Le Mans 24 Hours the weather went haywire. That is why the starting grid has little indicative value. Quotes before the most important endurance race of the year.
  • 06/17/16
    Sports

    ​Both Audi cars on third row at Le Mans

    The two Audi R18 cars of Audi Sport Team Joest are going to tackle the 2016 Le Mans 24 Hours from the third row. Changeable weather made for difficult conditions on both qualifying days and a grid of little indicative value.
  • 06/15/16
    Sports

    Audi to celebrate ten years of TDI at Le Mans

    Audi has made history at Le Mans. In 2006, the premium brand became the first manufacturer to win what is arguably the world’s toughest endurance race with diesel power. 2016 marks the tenth anniversary of this achievement. Today, the TDI engine is more efficient than ever before and part of a highly complex diesel-hybrid powertrain. Never before has an Audi LMP1 race car been as powerful and fuel-efficient as the current Audi R18.
  • 06/12/16
    Sports

    Audi Motorsport Newsletter 21/2016

    Audi customer teams have celebrated successes in Australia, Italy and Thailand while Mattias Ekström clinched another podium position in the World Rallycross Championship at Hell, Norway. Just a week later, guests at Audi Cities will be treated to a special live Le Mans experience.
  • 06/10/16
    Sports

    24 Hours of Le Mans: Toughest race of the year for Audi

    Never before has Audi made so much out of so little: In its 18th Le Mans participation since 1999, Audi has less fuel energy at its disposal than ever before – and less than its competitors, as specified by the regulations. Still, the new Audi R18 LMP sports car is to battle for the top spot on June 18 and 19 thanks to notable efficiency. 13 times Audi has won the 24-hour race to date and this year the endurance classic will arguably be as tough as never before.
  • 06/08/16
    Technology

    Peter Oberndorfer to be new Head of Product Communication at Audi

    New responsibilities in parts of the leadership team of Audi Product Communication: As of July 1, Peter Oberndorfer is to assume general responsibility for the communication of product topics and technical subjects, including motorsport. His predecessor, Stefan Moser, will move to the position of Head of Motorsport Communication. Jürgen Pippig, who is currently head of that department, will be responsible for the special publications of Audi Communication as Coordinator of Automotive Publicity.
  • 06/06/16
    Sports

    International ski elite meets for Audi driving experience

    Partnership in action off-season: At Audi’s invitation, international ski stars met for the Audi driving experience at the Audi Neuburg high-tech complex this Monday. The athletes demonstrated that they are perfectly able to follow a racing line also on tarmac.
  • 06/05/16
    Sports

    DTM Lausitzring: Comments from Audi Sport

    The Motorsport Festival at the Lausitzring celebrated a successful premiere with 67,500 spectators in attendance. The third DTM weekend of the year was also a great success for Audi Sport.
  • 06/05/16
    Sports

    Audi Motorsport Newsletter 20/2016

    Intensive preparations for the 24 Hours of Le Mans (June 18/19): the two Audi R18 spooled off a total of 138 laps during the official test day at Le Mans.
  • 06/05/16
    Sports

    Ekström shines again in comeback drive

    Only 14 days after his swift attack in Spielberg, Mattias Ekström inspired the DTM fans once again with another fantastic comeback drive: in Sunday’s race at the Lausitzring, the Swede from Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline fought his way from ninth on the grid to second and, in doing so, put himself in the thick of the title battle as best placed Audi driver in the points before the Norisring race on June 25–26.
  • 06/04/16
    Sports

    Second DTM victory for Miguel Molina, one-two for Audi

    Miguel Molina and Jamie Green presented Audi with a one-two finish in the first race on Saturday at the Motorsport Festival at the Lausitzring. Audi was the strongest brand overall with five cars finishing in the points.
  • 05/30/16
    Sports

    ​Audi ready for DTM race at Lausitzring

    Four different winners in the first four races: in the DTM, the next two races are coming up on June 4 and 5 – and suspense at the beginning of the season is at an all-time high.
  • 05/29/16
    Sports

    Audi Motorsport Newsletter 19/2016

    Filipe Albuquerque and Marco Mapelli celebrated their second victory of the season in the Italian GT Championship. In Australia and the United States, Audi customer teams achieved further podium places with the Audi R8 LMS. In the World Rallycross Championship, Mattias Ekström in the Audi S1 EKS RX was victorious and extended his lead of the standings.
  • 05/29/16
    Sports

    Audi experiences disappointment in the Eifel

    Following three class and three overall victories since 2009, Audi had been planning for another good showing in the Nürburgring 24 Hours this year. However, with two race cars supported by Audi Sport customer racing in the top ten, the 44th running of the event proved disappointing. As the best Audi teams, Belgian Audi Club Team WRT achieved eighth place and Twin Busch Motorsport position ten.
  • 05/28/16
    Sports

    Marschall and van der Linde triumph in Audi Sport TT Cup at the Nürburgring

    The Audi Sport TT Cup was impressive in every respect on making its debut as part of the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring. In the Audi one-make cup, spectators witnessed nail-biting duels and numerous overtaking maneuvers in both rounds.
  • 05/27/16
    Sports

    Audi well prepared for Nürburgring 24 Hours

    The teams of Audi Sport customer racing are entering the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring thoroughly prepared. In the final Top-30 qualifying, the two best Audi R8 LMS cars clinched grid positions in the top ten while all six teams completed their programs for preparation.
  • 05/23/16
    Sports

    Audi Sport TT Cup to visit 24-hour race at the Nürburgring

    The Audi Sport TT Cup is celebrating a premiere: for the first time, two rounds of the Audi one-make cup will be held in conjunction with the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring. As part of the supporting program for the classic event in the Eifel, one race each will be held on Friday, May 27, and on Saturday, May 28.
  • 05/22/16
    Sports

    DTM Spielberg: Audi Sport Quotes

    Audi Sport took three from a possible six podium positions in the two DTM races in Austria. Seven of the eight Audi drivers scored points. The Audi Sport quotes after the DTM weekend at the Red Bull Ring.
  • 05/22/16
    Sports

    Audi Motorsport Newsletter 18/2016

    Highly-regarded one-make cup debut for the new Audi R8 LMS in Asia: in the hotly contested Audi R8 LMS Cup season opener in Shanghai, the victories went to junior Martin Rump and the experienced sports car driver Rahel Frey.
  • 05/22/16
    Sports

    Ekström shines at the DTM in Spielberg

    The Red Bull Ring lent Mattias Ekström wings once again: after his convincing victory in the rain last year, he shone in Spielberg this time around in the scorching heat. In the second race on Sunday, the Swede drove impressively from eleventh on the grid to second at the wheel of the Red Bull Audi RS 5 DTM from Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline. Thanks to Jamie Green a second Audi driver mounted the podium.
  • 05/21/16
    Sports

    Edoardo Mortara continues Spielberg streak

    In the first of the two DTM races in Austria, Edoardo Mortara continued his series of excellent results at the Red Bull Ring. With a third place, the Audi driver moved into second in the standings and now sits only three points behind overall leader Paul Di Resta (Mercedes-Benz) before the second race on Sunday (start at 15:10 CEST).
  • 05/20/16
    Sports

    Audi aims to repeat 24-hour victory at the Nürburgring

    The biggest racing spectacle in Germany has upped the ante once more. For the first time, Audi will be present with nine R8 LMS cars in the field of the Nürburgring 24 Hours (May 28/29). This means that in the race held in the Eifel more customers than ever before are relying on the GT3 sports car with the four rings. Television partner RTL Nitro will be airing coverage of the racing marathon for nearly 26 hours – another first.
  • 05/19/16
    Sports

    Audi on board with Kieler Woche again in 2016

    The premium partnership between Audi and Kieler Woche is entering the next round. From June 18 to 26, the brand with the four rings will be featured during the world’s major sailing regatta for the seventh time in succession. With the Olympic Games taking place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2016 is a very special year for Audi Sailing Team Germany.
  • 05/17/16
    Sports

    New era for Audi GT3 racing series

    The new Audi R8 LMS will celebrate its Cup debut next weekend at Shanghai, where the fifth season of the Audi R8 LMS Cup kicks off on May 21 and 22. Never before has Audi’s first one-make cup seen as strong a line-up of international drivers.
  • 05/16/16
    Sports

    ​Audi driver Mortara one of the favorites at Spielberg

    Edoardo Mortara started the new DTM season with a victory. As Audi Sport’s best driver he ranks in third place of the standings and is regarded as one of the top favorites for the next DTM races at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg on May 21 and 22.
  • 05/15/16
    Sports

    Audi Motorsport Newsletter 17/2016

    While Mattias Ekström continued his winning streak in the FIA World Rallycross Championship and is leading the standings the teams of Audi Sport customer racing celebrated GT3 successes with the Audi R8 LMS in three European racing series.
  • 05/08/16
    Sports

    Audi Motorsport Newsletter 16/2016

    Audi was successful this weekend not only in the WEC and in the DTM. At the Hockenheimring, DTM driver Mattias Ekström’s Team EKS celebrated a one-two result in the World Rallycross Championship round held as part of the DTM’s supporting program. And with the Audi R8 LMS Audi customer teams achieved further triumphs.
  • 05/08/16
    Sports

    DTM Hockenheim: Audi Sport quotes

    With a victory and a third place Audi Sport started the 2016 DTM. Quotes following a turbulent season opener at Hockenheim.
  • 05/08/16
    Sports

    Sheldon van der Linde dominates season opener in Audi Sport TT Cup

    The starting signal for the 2016 Audi Sport TT Cup was given this weekend at the Hockenheimring. Sheldon van der Linde (ZA) immediately impressed on two occasions in the season opener. The rookie in the Audi one-make cup won both races and now ranks at the top of the standings. International stars were on the grid as guest entrants.
  • 05/08/16
    Sports

    Emotional roller coaster for Audi in the DTM

    Cheering on Saturday, disappointment on Sunday: in front of 78,500 spectators (throughout the weekend), Audi Sport experienced an emotional roller coaster at the DTM season opener at Hockenheim.
  • 05/07/16
    Sports

    Edoardo Mortara first 2016 DTM winner

    Edoardo Mortara is the first winner of the 2016 DTM season. The Italian from Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline kept his cool in the heated battle of the DTM season opener and gave Audi Sport its sixth DTM triumph in succession at the Hockenheimring.
  • 05/07/16
    Sports

    WEC Spa: Audi Sport quotes

    Quotes from Audi’s team following its first victory in the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season at Spa-Francorchamps.
  • 05/07/16
    Sports

    Audi celebrates first WEC victory this season at Spa

    Audi has won the unusually tough second round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at Spa-Francorchamps. In temperatures above 25 degrees centigrade, in the end only two of the six hybrid sports cars from all manufacturers that had started finished at the front of the field in Belgium. Victory with a two-lap advantage was celebrated by Lucas di Grassi/Loïc Duval/Oliver Jarvis (BR/F/GB) following an impeccable race in their Audi R18.
  • 05/06/16
    Sports

    Audi on second and third rows at Spa

    In the battle for grid positions in round two of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), Audi did not find an optimum set-up for the conditions. The two R18 cars had to admit defeat to their competitors on the 7.004-kilometer circuit at Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium.
  • 05/04/16
    Sports

    Audi Sport teams ready for DTM start

    Audi Sport did its homework. The eight Audi drivers are in perfect shape. And the Audi Sport teams are ready for the new DTM season that begins at Hockenheim this weekend as well.
  • 05/03/16
    Sports

    Audi Sport TT Cup opener with rally ace Andreas Mikkelsen and U.S. star Scott Speed

    The starting signal for the 2016 Audi Sport TT Cup will be given at the Hockenheimring this weekend. As part of the DTM’s supporting program, one race each will be held on Saturday, May 7, and on Sunday, May 8. In addition to the permanent entrants, two internationally renowned guest drivers will be contesting the races.
  • 05/02/16
    Sports

    Audi Sport excited about DTM season opener

    Following a long winter break, racing will finally start in earnest again for Audi Sport’s DTM squad next weekend. The Hockenheimring in Baden-Wuerttemberg will be hosting the first two races of the new DTM season on May 7 and 8.

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