Tag Archive: Audi

Jul 26

Total 24 Hours of Spa: Audi dominates after six hours

The race had been interrupted for almost an hour to permit the evacuation of an injured driver from the track.

At 22:30, six hours after the start of the 66th running of the Total 24 Hours of Spa, the lead was in hands of the #3 Belgian Audi Club Team WRT Audi, closely followed by the #26 Sainteloc Racing Audi.

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Jul 25

Laurens Vanthoor puts #1 Belgian Audi Club Team WRT Audi on pole

Nico Verdonck on 3rd row for the start of the 24 Hours of Spa!

With an inspired lap Laurens Vanthoor put his #1 Belgian Audi Club Team WRT on pole for the 66th running of the Total 24 Hours of Spa.

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Jun 29

40 cars on track during the official test day for the Total 24 Hours of Spa

Aston Martin, Audi, Bentley, BMW, Ferrari, Jaguar, Lamborghini, McLaren, Mercedes, Nissan and Porsche

The three-hour race at Paul Ricard is barely behind us, but it is already time to get ready for the jewel in the crown of the Blancpain Endurance Series, the Total 24 Hours of Spa. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 29

Robert Wickens scores a lights-to-flag victory at Norisring

A dominant lights-to-flag victory for Robert Wickens

DTM - Robert Wickens Mercedes-Benz driver Robert Wickens crowned a perfect weekend of racing at Norisring with his first victory of the season. In slippery conditions at the 2.3 kilometres long street circuit, the Canadian converted his pole position in an undisputed lights-to-flag victory.

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Jun 19

Ex F1 racer Markus Winkelhock enters World RX of finland

The German racing driver will pilot an Audi S1 Supercar in the EKS RX Team alongside team-mate Pontus Tidemand.

Markus Winkelhock Former Formula One driver and FIA GT1 World Champion Markus Winkelhock will compete as a wildcard entry at next week’s World RX of Finland, round four of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 19

Trulli adds to F1′s ‘worry’ about formula E – report

According to the Times newspaper, F1 must look over its shoulder at the new ‘formula E’ series that is rapidly gaining credibility.

Jarno Trulli - Formule E - photo Formule E The latest name attracting headlines for the FIA’s all-electric single seater category is Jarno Trulli, the well-known former F1 driver and Monaco winner. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 18

Eurov8series teams & drivers set for round 4 at Brno

Four different car manufacturers (Mercedes, Audi, BMW, Chevrolet) to fights for wins

 

EuroV8Series logo The EUROV8SERIES is set for its fourth round of the season, the first outside the Italian borders, taking place this coming weekend in Brno, Czech Republic with Nicola Baldan leading the championship aboard a R.R.T. Mercedes C63 AMG Coupé. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 16

Ferrari wants meeting amid F1 ‘worries’

Hot on the heels of Ferrari’s latest quit threat, Luca di Montezemolo has called for a meeting to discuss the future of formula one.

2014-06-08_0700 Last Friday, the iconic Italian team’s president told the Wall Street Journal that because F1 “isn’t working”, Ferrari could turn instead to Le Mans by 2020. “Of course,” Montezemolo said, “we cannot do sports car racing and formula one.  It’s not possible.” Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 15

Le Mans 24 Hours: Audi claims its 13th victory after a nail-biting race! (updated)

The 82nd edition kept all its promises 

2014-06-15-1791For Audi and the trio Marcel Fässler-André Lotterer-Benoît Tréluyer, victory didn’t come into view until late Sunday morning, against Toyota and Porsche.

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Jun 01

Marco Wittmann the benchmark during DTM comeback in Hungary

 In a commanding way, Marco Wittmann decided the third DTM season round at the Hungaroring in his favour.

DTM - Marco Wittmann Driving his BMW M4 DTM, Wittmann, who had started from pole position, crossed the finish line as the winner after 41 laps with a margin of 6.615 seconds.

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May 18

Perfect strategy helps Christian Vietoris to score sensational win

Rain, tyre gambles and risky overtaking manoeuvres – Bruno Spengler 12th

DTM 2- Oschersleben, Start The second DTM round of the year in the etropolis Motorsport Arena Oschersleben had plenty of action. After a strategic and driving masterpiece, Christian Vietoris emerged as the surprising winner with his DTM Mercedes AMG C-Coupé.

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May 17

Pole position for Audi driver Miguel Molina at Oschersleben

Miguel Molina claims pole position at Oschersleben

DTM logo Miguel Molina has secured first place on the grid for the second round of the DTM season in the etropolis Motorsport Arena Oschersleben.

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May 08

Eurov8series: the Vallelunga showdown highlights battle betweek Audi, Chevrolet, Mercedes and BMW

The Eurov8seriesshow will be back underway on may 17, 18 at Mugello

eurov8seriesjpg The two EUROV8SERIES races held at Vallelunga will be remembered by all the series’ fans for the excitement provided, as they witnessed the first win of Francesco Sini’s Chevreolet Camaro, who scored in Race 1, and the sensational battle that involved the Audi Sport Italia-prepared Audi RS5 racers.

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May 04

Sini (Chevrolet), Kostka (Audi) share Vallelunga Eurov8series wins

Baldan (Mercedes), Mercatali (BMW) complete race 1 podium

EuroV8Series - kostkaj Stancheris, Dionisio hand Audi an 1-2-3 finish in race 1. The second round of the 2014 EUROV8SERIES provided plenty of exciting action at Vallelunga. After the double win by Mercedes at Monza, two new brands hit the top of the podium.

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May 03

Tomas Kostka takes maiden Eurov8series pole at Vallelunga for Audi Sport Italia

Tdavide Stancheris completes all-Audi front row to top Max Mugelli (BMW M3) and Francesco Sini (Chevrolet)

 

EuroV8series Tomas Kostka led from start to finish in qualifying for the EUROV8SERIES round at Vallelunga. The Czech racer scored a stunning pole for the Audi Sport Italia team despite being at his first experience at the venue.

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Apr 10

Brazilian racer Lucas Di Grassi becomes newest Laureus Ambassador

“I am delighted to be named a Laureus Ambassador”
Laureus logo Di Grassi, who now drives for Audi in the World Endurance Championship, was named Rookie of the Year in 2013 after finishing third in his first Le Mans 24 Hour race. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 12

Haug returns to motor racing with DTM

Norbert Haug is returning to motor racing.

2012-07-21 - Mercedes AMG Petronas - Germany - Norbert Haug 01 Having lost his role as Mercedes’ motor sport chief, the 61-year-old found a new job at a German company specialising in vehicle mobility for disabled people. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 27

Ferrari first in GTD at the Daytona 24 Hours

Rolex 24 at Daytona: A heart stopping finale

Ferrari - Rolex 24 at Daytona The first of this year’s major endurance races ended with a great win for the Ferrari 458 GT in the Daytona 24 Hours.

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Dec 17

VW, Audi, Porsche play down F1 rumours

“There are no plans for us to go into formula one.”

2011-01-13_0582 Volkswagen, and its major motor sport-linked brands, have denied the latest round of speculation connecting the German marque with a potential formula one foray. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 16

Red Bull not ruling out Formula E entry

“We will look again at this series and re-evaluate after the first season”

FIA Formula E Championship Red Bull has admitted it might consider joining the FIA’s new electric single seater series, Formula E. Read the rest of this entry »

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