Tag Archive: Audi

May 29

Quotes by the Mercedes drivers prior to the DTM race on the Lausitzring

Audi travels to the Lausitzring with tailwind

DTM - Lausitzring As the leader of all three classifications (drivers’, manufacturers’ and teams’), Audi heads to the second DTM weekend of the year – with a premiere: On Saturday, May 30, at the Lausitzring, a DTM race will be held on Saturday night for the first time – aired on prime time immediately before the DFB Cup final in Berlin, which is only about 130 kilometers away.

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May 18

The winners of the 43rd ADAC Zurich 24h Race are Christopher Mies, Edward Sandström, Nico Müller and Laurens Vanthoor

Audi secures Third Nürburgring 24-Race win

After 156 laps at the combination of GP circuit and Nordschleife, Mies took the chequered flag with the Audi R8 LMS (#28) entered by the Audi Sport Team WRT as race winner.

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May 12

No date shift for the DTM race at the Nürburgring

2015 DTM calendar remains unchanged

20130705-0030 Together with the manufacturers involved in DTM – Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz – the organisers at the Nürburgring and the sponsors, the ITR e.V. board opted for doing without shifting the date for the DTM meeting at the Nürburgring and without adding an additional event to the calendar.

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May 03

20th DTM race win: No way to stop Ekström in the rain

When the rain set in, nobody was able to stop old hand Mattias Ekström.

2015-05-02-0089In a highly entertaining race on Sunday during the DTM Festival at Hockenheim, the experienced Swede pulled clear from all his rivals with his Audi RS 5 and claimed his 20th race win in the 145th DTM race of his career.

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May 02

Lights-to-flag win for Jamie Green in an action-packed race

Wehrlein and Di Resta complete the podium

2015-05-03With strong nerves and really fast: Jamie Green (Audi) dominated proceedings in the first race at the Nürburgring and drove a lights-to-flag victory home in an impressive way.

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May 02

Mortara also on top in second free practice

The Italian completed his fastest lap of the Hockenheimring

DTM logo His dress rehearsals are absolutely successful: Edoardo Mortara (Audi) also posted the fastest time in second free practice on Saturday morning.

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Apr 26

GT Cup defending Champions United Autosports will be in the hunt for podiums in 2015

Latest news from the 2014 GT Cup & Ginetta GT4 SuperCup Team Champions

United Autosports Logo Phil Burgan endures tough weekend but demonstrates his and the Audi’s potential. Defending GT Cup Champions United Autosports showed that Phil Burgan and its Audi R8 LMS ultra will be a force to be reckoned with in this year’s 22-race series following the season’s opening Donington Park event last weekend (25-26 Apr).  Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 23

ART Grand Prix – new stars in the DTM sky

The latest asset to the Mercedes-Benz camp is the French ART Grand Prix squad

In the 2015 DTM season, Mercedes follow the example of their rivals Audi and BMW: just like the Bavarian manufacturers, the Stuttgarters also will contest the battle for the 2015 touring-car racing crown with eight vehicles.

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Apr 14

Starting signal for the second DTM tests at Oschersleben

Marco Wittmann will have the honour of contesting the 2015 season with the #1 on his BMW M4 DTM

Wittmann, Vietoris und ScheiderThis Monday, within the framework of the DTM media day at the Motorsport Arena Oschersleben, Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz presented themselves to the media representatives on site. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 31

DTM tests at Oschersleben

Just a few weeks before the 2015 season will be officially kicked off on the first weekend in May at Hockenheim

DTM logo The motor-sport departments of the manufacturers involved – Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz – will use the second and last official pre-season tests at Oschersleben (13th to 16th April) to complete their preparations for the things to come. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 21

Action-packed support programme

Integral part of the DTM event package

DTM logo Even when the engines of the DTM vehicles of Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz have fallen silent, in the pit lane of the respective DTM even – the track and the crowds won’t be given a rest. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 05

DTM to start into the new season with new press officer

Lorenz Liechti (39) to assume DTM Media Relations in Stuttgart

DTM logo With immediate effect, there’s a new man at the helm of the DTM Press & PR department: Swiss media expert Lorenz Liechti (39) assumed the responsibility for the media relations of the internationally popular touring-car series. Liechti will be working in Stuttgart, in the headquarters of DTM promoter and rights holder ITR.

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Mar 03

Audi tests in Portugal

The number of test days permitted in the DTM are strictly limited

Which makes the task that Mattias Ekström and Mike Rockenfeller must complete from March 2-4 in Portuguese Portimão even more important: about two months before the 2015 DTM season starts, Audi Sport puts two RS 5 DTM test cars through their paces. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 03

Great start to the year for Audi in Australian GT

Rnd#1 Australian GT Championship presented by Pirelli

Australian GT - LRMawer 31 AGT Clipsal 500 The Audi Sport Customer Racing team turned up in force in Adelaide for the opening round of the Australian GT Championship presented by Pirelli, with six cars – four Audi R8 GT3 ultras, and two Trophy Class specification Audi R8 LMS GT3s – in which to do battle for outright and Trophy Class honours. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 19

Australian GT Championship presented by Pirelli: 2-time Australian GT Champion moves to Audi

Griffith Corporation Audi R8 LMS GT3

Mark Griffith Audi Mockup v7 After claiming back-to-back Australian GT, GT Sports championship trophies in 2014, popular Queensland competitor Mark Griffith pronounced himself ready to ‘step up’ to the more outright categories in 2015, with the revelation that he’d taken delivery of a former front-running GT3 Ferrari 430 in which to go after the Challenge class title this season, but a chance opportunity at the final round of the 2014 season in New Zealand, made a big impact on that decision.. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 19

Audi and the DTM 2015 project

In ten weeks from now, the ‘DTM 2015’ project will begin in earnest for the Audi squad.

On May 2, the first in a total of 18 races of the new season will be held at the Hockenheimring. Audi’s mission for 2015: to defend the manufacturers’ title in the internationally popular touring car racing series and to bring the drivers’ title back home to Ingolstadt and Neckarsulm. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 31

Colin Thompson transitions to World Challenge in 2015

Driving a Porsche 911 GT3 Cup in the GT Cup category

J.Colin Thompson Porsche 14 Reigning Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA Champion Colin Thompson will move up to the Pirelli World Challenge Championships in 2015, Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 26

DTM stars with decent results in Daytona

Bruno Spengler and Augusto Farfus came second in their class, together with Bill Auberlen and Dirk Werner.

The Audi and BMW DTM drivers have completed the Daytona 24-hour race with decent results. The second-placed BMW team on the podiumMike Rockenfeller, who, as usual, got permission from his employer Audi to race a potentially winning prototype, only just missed out on a podium finish and was classified fourth overall, together with his team-mates Guy Cosmo, Richard Westbrook and Michael Valiante.
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Jan 23

Audi R8 to pace 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona for Third consecutive yYear

Premium Manufacturer Renews IMSA Partnership

2015-01-15-1042A V10-powered Audi R8 will lead the field to the green flag for the third consecutive year in the Rolex 24 At Daytona, as International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) officials today announced the Audi R8 V10 Plus will be the Official Safety Car for the twice-around-the-clock event. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 18

Audi celebrates its successful racers

Audi celebrated the Audi Sport Finale 2014, the Audi motorsport squad’s traditional close of the season.

2014-01-16_0782 The evening was centered on the success achieved in the 2014 season and bid an emotional farewell to Le Mans record winner Tom Kristensen. Read the rest of this entry »

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