Tag Archive: Audi

Aug 27

DMSB pronounces sentence for gamesmanship

As such behaviour massively damages the sport’s public reputation, the sentence had to be appropriately severe

The sports court of the German Motor Racing Association, DMSB, analysed the incidents that occurred within the framework of the DTM race at Spielberg and convicted the persons involved for having displayed gamesmanship. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 15

Once Audi, once BMW – the DTM history at Moscow

DTM’s debut appearance at the Moscow Raceway proved to be a race dominated by tactics

DTM logoAudi and BMW are the manufacturers who dominated the races held at Russia’s Moscow Raceway to date. Since the modern motor-racing facility located in the western parts of the Russian capital was opened in 2012, DTM contested two race weekends there. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 13

Performance weights: 30-kilo gap between Audi and BMW

Due to the performance-weight regulations, Mattias Ekström’s Audi RS 5 DTM already was the heaviest car on the Spielberg grid.

No handicap for the Swede: having finished fifth on Saturday, he won the Sunday race at the Red Bull Ring, thus securing the drivers’ championship lead.

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Aug 03

Stewards’ decision concerning the DTM race at Spielberg

The affected Audi Team Phoenix renounced an appeal

Audi driver Timo Scheider is excluded from the result of the DTM race on Sunday, August 2, 2015, due to the collision with Mercedes-Benz driver Robert Wickens.

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Aug 02

Ekström wins in the rain

Radio call sparks a lot of discussion 

DTM - Mattias Ekström, Audi RS5 DTMOverwhelming – that is the only suitable way to describe Mattias Ekström’s performance in the race at the Red Bull Ring on Sunday. In the most adverse conditions with pouring rain, the Audi driver secured victory after 34 laps.

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Aug 02

Audi also locks out front row of the grid on Sunday (+video)

Once again, two Audi RS 5 DTMs are on the front row of the grid at Spielberg.

Like in qualifying on Saturday, the Audi drivers also locked out the first two places for the race on Sunday. In the final seconds, Mattias Ekström toppled his fellow Audi driver Mike Rockenfeller to claim pole position. His lap time of 1:42.010 minutes was 0.005 seconds faster than Rockenfeller’s.

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Aug 01

Mortara wins at Spielberg

Wehrlein is half-time leader

DTM - Red Bull Ring He had announced if after claiming pole position in qualifying. “Here, we have the fastest car,” Edoardo Mortara said. And he was to be proven right after the first DTM race of 40 minutes at the Red Bull Ring.

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Jul 31

Mortara posts the first fastest time of the weekend – a good omen for Audi?

The first times of the DTM weekend at Spielberg have been posted.

Edoardo Mortara came out as the fastest driver in first free practice on Friday afternoon. The Audi driver completed his fastest lap of the 4.326 kilometres long circuit in 1:25.585 minutes. A good omen for the team from Ingolstadt?

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Jul 23

20 cars for Nürburgring test and press conference

Toyota, Porsche, Audi and Bykolles will each be fielding one car to give the German fans a first glimpse of the LMP1

Some of the teams and drivers competing in the 2015 World Endurance Championship will be heading to the Nürburgring for a test session organised by Toyota Racing on the 27/28 July ahead of the first visit to Germany by the WEC on 28-30 August. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 23

Six former Le Mans winners at Goodwood Revival

The six drivers therefore share no fewer than 18 Le Mans 24-Hour wins between them!

Goodwood Revival 2013Tom Kristensen, the record holder for the number of wins (nine) at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, is just one of the former winners of the race expected in the UK for the Goodwood Revival Weekend (11-13 September). Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 10

The pleasant anticipation of Zandvoort is growing

DTM weekend that is kicked off this Friday at Zandvoort, Netherlands

DTM divers Timo Scheider, Martin Tomczyk and Robert Wickens talk about their expectations, hopes and goals for the race meeting at the unique dune circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 17

Thirty-four cars for first WEC race in Germany

World Endurance Championship approaches the half way stage of the 2015 season

2015-06-14-The Race-21After the high powered drama at the 24 Hours of Le Mans the focus now shifts to the next round of the World Endurance Championship and the new event on the calendar at Nürburgring in Germany, the home race for Audi and Porsche and close to Toyota’s base in Cologne.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 15

Formula E stars in action at Le Mans

Di Grassi and Duval take fourth for Audi, Bird on LMP2 podium

2015-06-14-The Race-24Lucas di Grassi and Loic Duval took fourth place overall driving for Audi in last weekend’s Le Mans 24 Hours. The Audi Sport ABT and Dragon Racing drivers were the best-placed Formula E drivers that took place in the world-famous endurance race. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 13

Le Mans 24 hours: Porsche holds sway at half way point

The British driver’s nearest rival is Marco Bonanomi in the no9 Audi R18.

2015-06-14-The Race-36At the half way point of the 24 Hours of Le Mans the no19 Porsche of Nick Tandy is holding a comfortable 61 second lead after 193 laps of racing.

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Jun 13

Le Mans 24 hours: Porsche and Audi battle it out for first six hours at Le Mans

The incident packed first 6-hours saw drama and excitement at every turn of the 14km Le Mans track. 

2015-06-14-The Race-19As the race distance reached twenty-five percent the no7 Audi R18 of Benoit Treluyer overtook the no17 Porsche 919 hybrid of Mark Webber to take the lead just before the Frenchman dived into the pits.  The no17 Porsche had taken the lead on the opening lap of the race.  The lead changed hands three times in the last 30 minutes of the sixth hour.

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Jun 13

Le Mans 24 hours: Audi fastest in final track session before the Le Mans 24 Hours

The Le Mans 24 Hours will start at 15h00 this afternoon

2015-06-14-Thursday-69In the final track session before the start of the 24 Heures du Mans at 3pm today the three Audi R18s posted the fastest times in the 45-minute warm up session.

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Jun 06

It’s the simple thing that make Le Mans

It may be one of the world’s most iconic motorsport events, but there’s so much more to Le Mans than just a race

Benoît Tréluyer  Audi 1 As Benoît Tréluyer prepares for the 83rd edition of the French endurance classic, where he hopes to be fighting for his fourth victory, the Frenchman takes us on a journey through his Le Mans experience.   Read the rest of this entry »

May 31

Jamie Green unstoppable at Lausitzring

All the doubts have gone

DTM - Lausitzring - Jamie Green Three years after moving from Mercedes-Benz to Audi, things are really going well for Jamie Green. In a dominant way, the Audi driver also secured himself the second race win at Lausitzring, his third victory in the still-young motorsport season.

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May 31

Green on pole position – Audi strong again

Yesterday’s race winner will be starting from first position on the grid for the race on Sunday

In qualifying, Audi driver Jamie Green set a lap time of 1:17.386 minutes and thus outpaced his closest rival Mattias Ekström by more than five tenths of a second. Read the rest of this entry »

May 31

Audi locks out top four at Lausitzring

“I am particularly proud of this victory” -Green

DTM logo The opposition came off second-best in the DTM race at the Lausitzring on Saturday as four Audi drivers decided the battle for victory in the third race of the season among themselves. Read the rest of this entry »

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