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FIA WEC: Oliver Jarvis Replaces Le Mans Legend Tom Kristensen in Audi R18 Team

by on 18 December 2014 in Motorsport

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Britain’s Oliver Jarvis will replace record Le Mans 24 Hour race winner Tom Kristensen in the “factory” Audi team next year.
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Audi Celebrates Racers at 2014 Season Finale

by on 18 December 2014 in Motorsport

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At the Audi Forum Neckarsulm, with more than 500 guests in attendance, Audi celebrated the Audi Sport Finale 2014, the Audi motorsport squad’s traditional close of the season. The evening was centered on the success achieved in the 2014 season and bid an emotional farewell to Le Mans record winner Tom Kristensen.
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FIA Formula E: Tickets for Miami ePrix Now on Sale

by on 17 December 2014 in Motorsport

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Tickets for the 2015 Miami ePrix on March 14 – the fifth round of the new FIA Formula E Championship – are now on sale. More…

New KTM GT4 Racer With 2.0 TFSI Power in Development

by on 17 December 2014 in Motorsport

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There may be a new, more radical vehicle coming to the Pirelli World Challenge’s GT-S class when racing gets underway early next year.  Reiter Engineering and KTM have announced details on their new, yet to be named GT4 racer which is based on the firm’s popular X-Bow model and powered by Audi’s award-winning 2.0TFSI engine. […] More…

Audi Announces Motorsport Experience for 2015 Daytona 24 Hour Race

by on 16 December 2014 in Motorsport

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The Audi motorsport experience offers Audi customers an opportunity to learn about Audi racing technology during a race weekend or at the Dealership. Programs include hospitality for the World Endurance Championships and the TUDOR SportsCar Championship. Trackside event activities include Driver meet and greet, technical discussion, paddock, pit and track tours. Audi Fan Zones showcase Audi historic racing vehicles, Audi collection merchandise, racing simulators, Audi Racing Legend presentations and race updates. Dealership events focus on race to production technology and feature Audi teams and cars. Driver meet and greet, technical discussion, and test drives are elements in the program.
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Successful Season for Audi Sport customer racing

by on 15 December 2014 in Motorsport

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Three championship wins and twelve other titles for Audi teams Endurance racing success in Germany, Belgium and the USA Driver variety ranges from gentleman drivers to top-flight pros  The Audi R8 LMS ultra has never before been as successful as in the past racing season. The teams of Audi Sport customer racing won a total […] More…

Tom Kristensen and Other Champions Ready for ROC 2014 in Barbados

by on 12 December 2014 in Motorsport

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  Motor sport champions from all over the world have started arriving in Barbados for this weekend’s Race Of Champions Formula 1, Le Mans and Indianapolis 500 winners are among the line-up in action on ROC’s unique parallel track They join champions from series including NASCAR, IndyCar, WTCC, WEC, V8 Supercars, World Rallycross and MotoGP […] More…

Mercedes Chief Invites Audi to F1, VW Considers.

by on 11 December 2014 in Motorsport

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We’ve run across two interesting stories on the subject of F1 today. First, freshly crowned with the 2014 F1 Championship, Mercedes-Benz boss Dieter Zetsche is inviting his rivals from Audi and BMW to the competition. Next, the BBC takes another look at the growing mix of rumors surrounding an Audi/ VW Group entry into F1.
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Audi Sport TT Cup as ‘six-pack’ at DTM

by on 10 December 2014 in Motorsport

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The calendar for the Audi Sport TT Cup has been finalized. The new Audi one-make cup will be held together with the DTM a total of six times in its inaugural year of 2015. Two races per event are planned.
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DTM Announces 2015 Calendar

by on 4 December 2014 in Motorsport

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When it comes to the 2015 season, the DTM fans may look forward to even more race action: the DTM calendar comprises nine race weekends, with two races to be contested per weekend – one on Saturday and one on Sunday. “We know that many DTM enthusiasts were keen on two races per weekend as every additional race minute promises additional excitement and action,” explains ITR Chairman Hans Werner Aufrecht. “Now we responded to this desire and we are going to fix the details in the coming weeks.” Meanwhile, it’s already certain that the most popular international touring-car series will hold the majority of its events together with its partner series FIA Formula 3 European Championship, Porsche Carerra Cup Germany and the all new Audi Sport TT Cup – thus representing an action and excitement packed package second to none in the European motor-racing world.
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Essen 2014: DTM Showcases at Essen Motor Show in Hall 3

by on 2 December 2014 in Motorsport

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Now, with the thrilling 2014 DTM season being over, the motor-racing enthusiasts may look forward to the ‘extra time’: at the Essen Motor Show (29th November to 07th December), right before entering the off-season, the top division of international touring-car racing once again will showcase itself in big style. An 800 square-metre booth in hall 3 (stand A160) will feature action, information and DTM atmosphere at your fingertips. Quite obviously, the 460bhp racers will represent the eye-catcher of the DTM appearance: here, the visitors can get closer than ever to Audi RS 5 DTM, BMW M4 DTM and DTM Mercedes AMG C-Coupé. And the DTM aces also will be on site. On the two weekends of the fair, three drivers representing the three German premium-car manufacturers involved in DTM, Audi, BMW and Mercedes Benz will attend the stand again and again for interview rounds and autographing session. More…

FIA WEC: Second Row of the Grid for Audi in Sao Paulo WEC Finale (+ Watch Session)

by on 30 November 2014 in Motorsport

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Marcel Fässler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer in fourth place  Lucas di Grassi/Loïc Duval/Tom Kristensen sixth Solid preparation of Audi Sport Team Joest for 6-hour race Audi has achieved its best qualifying result of the season’s second half in the finale of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) in Brazil. Marcel Fässler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer (CH/D/F) in the number […] More…