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  • 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
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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.
  • 08/02/18
    Sports

    Audi FC Ingolstadt Beijing Soccer Camp 2018 Begins and Helps Develop Youth Soccer in China

    The Audi FC Ingolstadt Beijing Soccer Camp 2018, co-hosted by Audi China and Germany’s largest club-based soccer school, “Audi Schanzer Soccer Academy”, began today. Under the guidance of professional coaches from FC Ingolstadt 04, 214 children ages 6 to 13 will be enjoying soccer over nine days.
  • 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.
  • 07/25/18
    Sports

    FC Ingolstadt 04 – Team building at the Audi driving experience center

    The football department of FC Ingolstadt 04 paid a visit to the Audi driving experience center in Neuburg. The pro players of the Bundesliga club took part in an exclusive training event with the women’s team and the U-21s. Their experience included a chance to try out the Audi R8 on the handling course.
  • 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).
  • 07/06/18
    Sports

    Audi comes to Formula E finale with clear goals

    A small tradition continues: This year, like all previous Formula E seasons, the champions will be decided in the final race weekend of the season. On July 14 and 15, Daniel Abt, Lucas di Grassi and Audi fight for the prestigious teams’ title: 33 points must be made up in the two remaining races.
  • 07/02/18
    Sports

    First victory this season for Audi in Blancpain GT Series Asia

    The Audi Sport customer teams started the second half of the year with a string of successes including all three race car models.
  • 07/01/18
    Sports

    Celebration at Höljes: Audi driver Bakkerud reclaims World RX position two

    On clinching second place on the “Magic Weekend” in Höljes, Sweden, Audi driver Andreas Bakkerud improved from fourth to second position again in the FIA World Rallycross Championship (World RX). With a strong home round EKS Audi Sport bumped the Peugeot factory team from position two in the teams’ standings.
  • 06/26/18
    Sports

    Rallycross: EKS Audi Sport before “Magic Weekend”

    Season highlight in the FIA World Rallycross Championship (World RX): the event in Swedish Höljes is held from June 29 to July 1. It is regarded as the craziest world championship round of the year and is simultaneously the home race for EKS Audi Sport and Mattias Ekström.
  • 06/25/18
    Sports

    Audi customer teams dominate in Misano

    In the popular European sprint race series, the Belgian Audi Club Team WRT continued its winning streak, while other customers in America, Germany, Italy and Portugal also collected trophies. 
  • 06/24/18
    Sports

    DTM Norisring: Audi quotes

    The DTM produced two spectacular races at the Norisring. The quotes from the Audi camp after the DTM home race.
  • 06/24/18
    Sports

    DTM Norisring: Müller and Frijns score for Audi

    With two Audi RS 5 DTM in the points, Audi recorded a stronger result in Sunday’s DTM race at the Norisring than the day before. Nico Müller and Robin Frijns clinched seventh and eighth respectively for Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline. Defending DTM Champion René Rast suffered a bout of bad luck.
  • 06/24/18
    Sports

    Jean-Karl Vernay best Audi driver in FIA WTCR

    At the halfway point of the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup season, Jean-Karl Vernay has established a good position as the best driver of an Audi RS 3 LMS. The Frenchman from the Audi Sport Leopard Lukoil Team is fifth in the championship after the fifth race weekend in Vila Real.
  • 06/23/18
    Sports

    DTM Norisring: Audi pointless on Saturday

    Fantastic backdrop, thrilling battles at the front, but a disappointing result for the many Audi fans at trackside: in the first of two DTM races at the Norisring, Jamie Green in eleventh place was the best placed driver of an Audi RS 5 DTM on Saturday.
  • 06/18/18
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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. 
  • 06/11/18
    Sports

    Efficient catamaran with new Audi e-tron design at Kieler Woche Regatta

    Audi will once again be there as premium partner at the Kieler Woche Regatta from 16 to 24 June 2018, with a focus this year on sustainability. The premium manufacturer is presenting its efficient catamaran in the Nacra 17 category with special Audi e-tron design at the world’s largest sailing regatta, thus underlining its dedication to electromobility. In the Nacra 17 class, both hulls of the boat are lifted clear of the water. This results in less drag and consequently less use of energy while achieving the same high speed. Johannes Polgar and Carolina Werner of the Audi e-tron sailing team will be there setting a course for the Olympics in their Nacra 17 catamaran.
  • 06/10/18
    Sports

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

    Title defender Lucas di Grassi has given Audi an historic victory in the Formula E electric racing series. In front of a record turnout, the Brazilian won the first E-Prix on Swiss soil.
  • 06/10/18
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    Formula E: latest news and miscellaneous info from Zurich

    For the first time since 1954, an international circuit race is taking place in Switzerland. Consequently, the E-Prix in Zurich has produced a lot of hype this weekend.
  • 06/05/18
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    Formula E: Audi with a lot of tailwind to Zurich

    With six podiums in the last five races Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler has returned to the battle for the Formula E teams’ title. In Zurich this coming Sunday (June 10), the team around Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi is aiming to go for another strong performance.
  • 06/03/18
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    Two victories for Audi Sport in Australia

    In Australia and Portugal, Audi Sport customers clinched a total of three trophies.
  • 05/28/18
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    Audi and Daniel Abt make Formula E history

    With a perfect race day Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler went down in Formula E history in Berlin on Saturday. First place, second place, pole position plus the fastest race lap made for the maximum of 47 points – a feat no other team has achieved in the 41 races held to date.
  • 05/22/18
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    DTM Lausitzring: Audi quotes

    Audi suffered a difficult DTM weekend at the Lausitzring. The quotes.
  • 05/20/18
    Sports

    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
    Sports

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

    Audi electrified Berlin with a fairytale finish at the Formula E home race. Thanks to pole position, a dominant one-two finish and the fastest race lap, Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler is the first team to score maximum points on a race day of the electric racing series. 
  • 05/19/18
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    Formula E: latest news and miscellaneous info from Berlin

    Audi is the first German automobile manufacturer to commit as a factory in Formula E and the Berlin E-Prix on Saturday (May 19) the first home race in the electric race series for the brand with the four rings.
  • 05/17/18
    Sports

    Premium partner Audi continuing its support for Kieler Woche

    Audi is supporting the Kieler Woche Regatta as premium partner for the ninth year in a row. From 16 to 24 June 2018, the brand will be presenting a diverse programme of events on land and sea featuring a host of well-known guests. With 3.5 million visitors, over 4,000 athletes and 2,000 boats, Kieler Woche is the largest sailing regatta in the world.
  • 05/14/18
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    Formula E, DTM and DFB-Pokal: A weekend of sports superlatives for Audi

    DFB-Pokal Final, Formula E in Berlin and the DTM at the Lausitzring: The Pentecost weekend this year will be one of superlatives for sports enthusiasts and fans of the Audi brand.
  • 05/13/18
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    Audi with electrifying fightbacks in Paris

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

    Formula E: latest news and miscellaneous info from Paris

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

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

    Formula E continues its European tour. On Saturday, April 28, Team Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler will stop in Paris. In the race around the Dôme des Invalides, the drivers Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi intend to continue their strong run of results. The futuristic Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo will be part of the program again. Used as a race taxi, it previously thrilled fans and guests in Rome.
  • 04/24/18
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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
    Sports

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

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

    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.
  • 04/17/18
    Sports

    Audi presents FC Bayern München on a pre-season tour

    Audi is continuing its 16-year partnership with FC Bayern München with the return of the Audi Summer Tour. The itinerary includes three exhibition matches against some of the top teams in Europe. The tour begins with a brief stop in Klagenfurt before the Munich-based team jets off to the United States on July 23.
  • 04/16/18
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    Successful Formula E premiere for Audi in Rome

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

    Formula E: latest news and miscellaneous info from Rome

    An audience with the Pope was the first highlight of Formula E’s premiere in Rome for Audi drivers Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi.
  • 04/13/18
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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.
  • 04/11/18
    Sports

    Audi Nines presented by Falken: Premium brand supports new winter sports format

    Audi’s backing for youth-oriented winter sports continues. The premium brand is the title sponsor of an all-new competition format taking place from 9 to 14 April 2018 in the Tyrolean ski resort of Sölden. In the Audi Nines presented by Falken, the world’s best practitioners of Ski Cross, Snowboard Cross and Slopestyle will go head to head on a specially designed SlopeX course.
  • 04/10/18
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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
    Sports

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

    With the fully electric “Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo” concept car Audi is now turning electric mobility into a tangible experience in a unique way. Originally developed exclusively for virtual races on PlayStation 4, Audi is making the new race car reality in conjunction with Formula E. Starting with the race in Rome on Saturday, April 14, the Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo will be deployed as a race taxi.
  • 04/08/18
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    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
    Sports

    Audi to race Rome for the first time with Formula E

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

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