Tag Archive: Audi

Oct 01

Ekstrom wins in Germany as EKS take double podium for Audi 

Team Peugeot-Hansen’s Timmy Hansen finished runner-up in his Peugeot 208 WRX Supercar

Ekstrom wins in Germany as EKS take double podium for Audi Sweden’s Mattias Ekstrom won this weekend’s ALL-INKL.COM World RX of Germany, the penultimate round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy.

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Sep 28

Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler has revealed the Volkswagen Group’s first fully-electric race car, the Audi e-tron FE04

Audi unveils e-tron FE04

The team announced that Daniel Abt has become an Audi factory driver and will continue to partner 2016/17 FIA Formula E Champion, Lucas di Grassi for season four. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 24

René Rast wins turbulent race on Sunday

Jamie Green the tragic hero in a dramatic final stage

René Rast wins turbulent race on SundayAudi scores another clean sweep of the top three. 35,500 spectators visit the DTM weekend at Spielberg. René Rast has won the DTM race at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg on Sunday. In a dramatic final stage, the German crossed the finish line after 39 laps ahead of his fellow Audi drivers Mike Rockenfeller and Nico Müller. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 23

Jamie Green claims pole position at Spielberg (+video)

The Red Bull Ring in Spielberg seems to suit Jamie Green

Jamie Green claims pole position at SpielbergAfter two fastest times in the free practice sessions, the Audi driver also secured pole position in qualifying for the race on Saturday. With a lap time of 1m21.973s, the Brit claimed the best starting grid position for the 15th DTM race of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 20

Successful weekend for the DTM drivers

The DTM drivers just can’t do without motor racing

On the weekends they haven’t to contest DTM races they often enjoy themselves in other motor-sport events – and do so successfully. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 18

“Disagreements among the drivers are just normal”

From the involved parties’ point of view, it’s often difficult to decide who was the victim and who the wrongdoer

„Disagreements among the drivers are just normal” The incident when Timo Glock crashed in the Sunday race into the rear of Nico Müller’s Audi caused controversial discussions. At the end of the day, the BMW driver received a booking for having caused the collision. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 14

The way for abolition of the performance weights has been cleared

Manufacturers’ decision for the benefit of the series – Berger: “A strong signal for DTM”

he way for abolition of the performance weights has been clearedWith a forward-looking agreement, the three manufacturers involved in the touring-car series DTM have cleared the way to abolish the highly controversial performance weights. Together with DTM promoter and rights holder ITR, Audi, BMW and Mercedes amicably agreed upon completely abolishing the performance-dependent handicap weights with immediate effect. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 27

This weekend, nearly 50 percent of the DTM field will be battling it out for the win in the Spa-Francorchamps 24h Race

Defending Spa champion Martin: “Let the race begin”

With Maxime Martin, Tom Blomqvist, Bruno Spengler (all BMW), Nico Müller, Jamie Green, René Rast (all Audi) and Edoardo Mortara (Mercedes-AMG), seven DTM drivers will contest the tradition-rich endurance race.

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Jul 26

Like it or not, Formula E is the future of motorsport

It’s up to manufacturers to jump on board or get left behind

Mercedes’ announcement that it would be snapping up its option on a Formula E entry and joining the electric revolution in 2019 caused quite a stir in motorsport circles when the news dropped on Monday night.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 23

Tom Blomqvist flies to his second pole position in Moscow

The Brit will be followed by Bruno Spengler (BMW)

Tom Blomqvist flies to his second pole position in MoscowThe engineers from Audi, BMW and Mercedes-AMG probably didn’t get a lot of sleep in the night from Saturday to Sunday during the DTM weekend at Moscow Raceway.

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Jul 22

Winner Rast claims back points’ lead and is the DTM half-time champion

Rockenfeller completes 1-2 for Audi with a broken foot

Winner Rast claims back points’ lead and is the DTM half-time championMarco Wittmann comes third after an entertaining duel with Robert Wickens. In his first race at Moscow Raceway, René Rast claimed victory straight away. In the race at the 3.931 kilometres long track on Saturday, the Audi driver converted his pole position into a commanding race win, his second victory in the most popular international touring car series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 27

Schaeffler and Audi to cooperate in powertrain development

Schaeffler has been involved in the innovative electric racing series from Day One

Schaeffler and Audi to cooperate in powertrain developmentDuring the German home round of Team ABT Schaeffler Audi Sport in Berlin (June 10/11) Schaeffler and Audi agreed on an extensive cooperation in the development of the powertrain for the next three generations of the Formula E race car.

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Jun 07

Ekström: “More of that is welcome”

And now, with four of the 18 races of the 2017 season contested, the Audi driver takes interim stock.

Ekström: “More of that is welcome”Thanks to a courageous pit-stop strategy, Mattias Ekström finished second in the second round of the second race meeting, at the Lausitzring.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 04

Audi dominates main race in Zolder

Blancpain GT Series

Will Stevens and Markus Winkelhock (#2 Belgian Audi Club Team WRT R8) claimed victory in the Blancpain GT Series main race at the Zolder track.

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May 20

Lucas Auer claims second season win at Lausitz

For the second time this year already, the Austrian national anthem was played after a DTM race

Lucas Auer claims second season win at LausitzIn the Saturday race at the Lausitzring, Lucas Auer scored his second victory of the season. In an impressive way, the only 22-year-old Mercedes-AMG driver had secured the best starting grid position in qualifying and put in a dominant performance in the race, finishing ahead of his fellow Mercedes-AMG driver Robert Wickens and Audi’s René Rast in second and third pace respectively.  Read the rest of this entry »

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May 20

Auer claims pole position at Lausitzring

The leader is setting the pace

The leader is setting the paceFor the ifth time in his DTM career, Lucas Auer will be on pole position for a DTM race.

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May 19

Two Audis on top in free practice

Audi dominated proceedings in free practice of the DTM at the Lausitzring on Friday

Two Audis on top in free practiceAll six drivers of the brand ended up in the top eight. Mike Rockenfeller posted the fastest time, 97 hundredths of a second faster than his fellow Audi driver Mattias Ekström. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

Le Mans 24-Hours museum Exhibition: Le Mans 67- An exceptional grand prix

4th May – 31st August

Exhibition: 4th May – 31st August  Le Mans 67 – Le Mans 67 – An exceptional grand prix

The Le Mans 24-Hours museum, owned by the Automobile Club de l’Ouest since February 2017, is putting on its first temporary exhibition on the theme of the Formula 1 Grand Prix run on the Le Mans Bugatti circuit in 1967 under the title, Le Mans 67 – An exceptional grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 19

Conway to replace Duval for Paris ePrix

Conway raced seven times for Venturi Formula E in Season 2

Mike Conway will make his return to the FIA Formula E Championship at the Paris ePrix for Faraday Future Dragon Racing in place of Loic Duval, who has clashing DTM commitments for Audi on that weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 07

No more secrets: DTM opens the garages for the fans

Mercedes-AMG still the dominating force

The DTM is further extending its already familiar fan activities in order to enhance the on-site experience for the fans at the race trackDTM stands for extremely close motor racing at the highest level. On the track, the drivers and teams racing for Audi, BMW and Mercedes-AMG fight for every thousandth of a second. The Mercedes-AMG C63 DTM also proved to be the quickest on the third of the four days of testing at the Hockenheimring.

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