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Audi and EKS Reveal 2017 Rallycross Livery

by on 24 March 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News Motorsport

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2016 World Rallycross Champion and long-time Audi driver Mattias Ekstrom today revealed the livery of  his 2017 Audi A1 RX a week ahead of the season opener in Barcelona. The first images of the rallycross car appeared on Twitter today, sporting a new, albeit new livery. If it ain’t broke. Three cars. Brand new livery. […] More…

Audi’s New RS5 DTM Completes 1,300 Miles of Testing

by on 17 March 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News Motorsport

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Audi’s motorsport division was living it up in Italy this week soaking in the sun, eating some of fine local fare, and turning in impressive lap times. That’s because Audi Motorsport was at Vallelunga testing its brand new RS5 DTM, first revealed at Geneva but a week ago. Although the car was just revealed, it […] More…

Roger Penske Wanted to Run an Audi at Le Mans

by on 14 March 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News Motorsport

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American racing legend Roger Penske reportedly asked Audi fro R18 in the wake of its exit from the World Endurance Championship, but was turned down. Penske previously ran Audis in the American Le Mans series and according to Motorsport.com wanted to run an Audi at the 24 Hours of Le Mans this year. “I’d love […] More…

PhotoGraphic: All New Audi RS5 DTM Begins First Tests

by on 14 March 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News Motorsport PhotoGraphic

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Audi has just released the first images of its new RS5 DTM race car testing in Vallelunga, in Italy. This is the second to last preseason round of testing for the DTM series and the first in which the new RS5 DTM can be seen in all its glory. The cars testing are Nico Muller […] More…

Four R8s to Take on the 24 Hours at the Nurburgring

by on 9 March 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News Motorsport

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Two teams will field four Audi R8s LMS at the 24 Hours at the Nurburgring in May. That means that 12 drivers, half of whom have won the race at one point or another, will be depending on Audi’s supercar to take them to victory. Among the drivers is three-time Le Mans winner, Marcel Fassler, […] More…

Audi Reveals RS5 DTM Race Car

by on 7 March 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News Motorsport

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Alongside the new RS5, Audi revealed its race car sister, the RS5 DTM at the Geneva Motor Show today. Designed to race in the competitive German touring car series the new race car packs a V8 making 500 hp and soft, sticky tires that make it even faster than last year’s DTM car. That’s an […] More…

SEAT Teases 345 HP Leon Race Car Ahead of the Geneva

by on 28 February 2017 in Fourtitude News Motorsport

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The Geneva Motor Show kicks off next week and the announcements are coming fast and heavy. The latest to join the ranks of teased vehicles is the fastest street legal car SEAT has ever produced, the SEAT Leon CUPRA 300 and its race car sister, the CUPRA Evo 17. The SEAT Leon CUPRA Evo 17 (pictured) […] More…

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…