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Di Grassi Fights His Way Onto the Podium in Buenos Aires

by on 21 February 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News Motorsport

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The Formula E championship was in Argentina for the third round of the 2016/2017 season and despite a difficult first half of the race, Team ABT Schaeffler Audi’s Lucas Di Grassi managed to work his way onto the first step of the podium. Although  he was quickest in qualifying, an oversteering car meant that Di […] More…

Formula E’s Race Car Concept Looks Incredible

by on 15 February 2017 in Fourtitude News Motorsport

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The future is looking bright for Formula E, the racing series that uses all-electric cars. Spark Racing Technology has announced it will develop the Formula E Season 5 car, releasing the above preview images of a concept race car to get everyone excited. Not only does the race car look amazing and futuristic, but the company […] More…

2017 Rolex 24 At Daytona: When Darkness Falls

by on 13 February 2017 in Fourtitude News Motorsport Video

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Filmmaker Adrian Bonvento went behind the scenes with Stevenson Motorsports during the 2017 Rolex 24 At Daytona. Adrian covers the darker side of the Rolex 24 Hours which includes harsh weather and the reality of not finishing the race on the top step of the podium. This post first appeared on Quattro World More…

Audi Will Be the Only Manufacturer with 3 DTM Team

by on 9 February 2017 in Fourtitude News Motorsport

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Although the 2017 German touring car series, DTM, is still months away, Audi has officially announced its teams and drivers. Fielding six RS 5 DTMs, Audi will be the only manufacturer with three teams. The teams are ABT Sportsline, Team Phoenix, and Team Rosberg and the cars will be raced by a combination of experienced […] More…

Heikkinnen to Return to EKS Rallycross for 2017

by on 8 February 2017 in Fourtitude News Motorsport

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FIA World Rallycross Champions Team EKS rallycross announced on Twitter today that Toomas Heikkinen would return as team owner Mattias Ekstrom’s teammate. BREAKING! Our 2nd driver for 2017 is: @Heikkinen57! Never change a winning team. #EKSRX #Ekström #Heikkinen #WorldRX @FIAWorldRX @AudiSport pic.twitter.com/IfCYi4E7z5 — EKS (@EKSRX) February 8, 2017 Heikkinen joined Team EKS last season and […] More…

Crash Heavy Bathurst Sees Two Audis on Pro Am Podium

by on 6 February 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News Motorsport

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Australia’s Bathurst race track is known for its long, intense races and this weekend’s 24 Hour GT3 Enduro Race was no exception. Although Audi’s hopes in the pro class were dashed early, Audi saw more success in the Pro Am class. The German marque tied up two podium positions in the Pro Am class, with […] More…

Three Audis Finish Daytona in Top Six

by on 2 February 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News Motorsport

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It wasn’t quite the finish that Audi fans were hoping for, but with the GTD class R8s taking up half of the top six spots it was a strong, if bitter end for the faithful. Whatever the result, the racing was good. After 24 hours running at full speed on the Florida track, the #29 […] More…

Audi R8s Racing at Bathurst Wave a Different Red, White and Blue

by on 30 January 2017 in Fourtitude News Motorsport

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As you may have heard, January 26 was Australia Day and this Sunday is the equally patriotic 12 Hours of Bathurst. To celebrate these two facts, team Jamec Pem Racing has decked its two Audi R8s in the Aussie colors. The Audis will be racing at Bathurst for the first leg of the Intercontinental GT […] More…

The Audi R8 V10 Plus is the Daytona Pace Car

by on 27 January 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News Motorsport

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The pace car leading the pack of race cars ahead of the 55th Rolex 24 at Daytona will be an R8. Not only will Audi’s fastest car lead the pack, no fewer than three teams running R8s will be competing, too. This is the first round of the Tequila Patron North American Endurance Championships, whose […] More…

Rallycross Team EKS to Get Audi Factory Backing

by on 18 January 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News Motorsport

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Following Team EKS’s FIA World Rallycross championship win, Audi will dive into rallycross by giving the team full factory backing. Team EKS, Audi DTM veteran Mattias Ekstrom’s baby, has been racing Audi S1 RXs since 2014. This year, Esktrom won his first driver’s championship in the series, sewing up the team championship in the process. […] More…

Di Grassi Thinks Formula E Getting Too Big for Drivers to Race in Other Series

by on 21 December 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News Motorsport

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This season’s Formula E and World Endurance Championships will have conflicting calendars. We’ve known that for some time now, but Audi driver Lucas di Grassi now believes that conflicts will continue, meaning that racing in both series will become impossible. “In future, I think [drivers will] have to choose one championship or the other,” di […] More…

Make Your Monday Worse with the R18 that Never Was

by on 19 December 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News Motorsport

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Audi held an end of the year/end of an era party on Friday where they revealed a scale model of the dearly departed 2017 R18. Pictures of the model were tweeted by former R18 drivers Loic Duval and Felipe Albuquerque. Although the car was not ready for racing, this model gives us a pretty good […] More…