Tag Archive: Audi

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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Apr 06

No more secrets: DTM opens the garages for the fans

DTM stands for extremely close motor racing at the highest level

DTM - Getting closer the Pit View allows the fans to get really close to the actionOn the track, the drivers and teams racing for Audi, BMW and Mercedes-AMG fight for every thousandth of a second. And when the cars aren’t in action, the work continues in the pit lane or, more precisely, in the garages.

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Apr 05

DTM enters the hot preparation phase – week of testing has been kicked off

The countdown for the DTM season kick-off is ticking ceaselessly

DTM enters the hot preparation phase – week of testing has been kicked offFor the premium-car manufacturers involved in DTM – Audi, BMW and Mercedes-AMG – these final official DTM tests in the run-up to the 2017 season represent the beginning of the hot preparation phase.

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Mar 30

More race action in the 2017 DTM season

The countdown for the 2017 DTM season is on

More race action in the 2017 DTM seasonIn less than 40 days, the popular touring-car series will start into its season with an adapted format.

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Feb 28

Last DTM tests prior to the homologation deadline on 01st March

The countdown is on: on first March, the DTM cars for the 2017 season will be homologated

BMW M4 DTMAnd in the run-up to the homologation, Audi, BMW and Mercedes-AMG travelled to Portugal for the first tests in 2017 (21st to 23rd February) that also represented the last opportunity to test the cars prior to the homologation deadline.    Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 10

Audi as only manufacturer with three teams

Three months before the 2017 DTM season opener, Audi has announced its team assignments

Mattias EkströmThe premium brand will be the only manufacturer to put three teams on the grid. The DTM season will kick off at the Hockenheimring on May 5. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 09

Heikkinen confirmed to partner Ekstrom in 2017

EKS recently announced that it will receive increased support from Audi for its 2017 World RX campaign

DriverFinland’s Toomas ‘Topi’ Heikkinen has been retained by FIA World Rallycross Championship winning team EKS for the 2017 season and will race an Audi S1 Supercar alongside World RX Drivers’ Champion, Mattias Ekstrom. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 08

More insight into the DTM paddock for the fans

Friendliness towards the fans always has represented a priority in DTM

More insight into the DTM paddock for the fansIn the paddock, the fans of the popular touring-car series can get closer than close to the drivers representing the Audi, BMW and Mercedes-AMG camps. During autographing sessions with the likes of Mattias Ekström, Marco Wittmann, Gary Paffett & Co, for instance.

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Feb 02

Three DTM tests in the run-up to the 2017 season

The first five days of testing (20th to 24th February) will be held at Portimão

Three DTM tests in the run-up to the 2017 seasonIn the run-up to the 2017 DTM season that will be kicked off from 05th to 07th May at the Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg, Audi, BMW and Mercedes-AMG will contest three official tests.

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Feb 01

Audi teams offered extra incentive to participate in GT Asia

“At present we have three Audis entered in GT Asia this season”
Audi teams offered extra incentive to participate in GT AsiaCompetitors in the one-make Audi R8 LMS Cup have been given some additional incentive to extend their 2017 competition schedules. Motorsport Asia Limited – the promoter of the GT Asia Series – will offer travel support including freight to and from the Series’ blue ribbon event in September.

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Jan 28

DTM drivers: The class of 2017

The entry list for the 2017 DTM season is complete

DTM drivers: The class of 2017After Audi and BMW, Mercedes-AMG now also announced their line-up for the coming season. 18 drivers will represent the three premium-car manufacturers on the grid and will make for an absolute top-class field.

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Dec 29

Alex Job Racing back with Audi, Sweedler, Bell and Montecalvo

AJR is returning to the Rolex 24 Hours At Daytona (Jan. 28-29)

Alex Job Racing (AJR) announced today that they will compete in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Tequila Patron North American Endurance Cup with an all-new Audi R8 LMS with drivers Bill Sweedler, Townsend Bell and Frankie Montecalvo. Read the rest of this entry »

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