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WEC: World Endurance Championship Visits China, Audi’s Largest Market

posted by on 28 October 2014 in Motorsport

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Final sprint in FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) China is Audi’s largest sales market Audi victorious in 6-hour race at Shanghai a year ago The FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) is wound up to a high pitch. Within the space of three weeks, sports car fans have been thrilled by the lead in the manufacturers’ […] More…

Audi Sport Responds to F1 Rumors on Facebook

posted by on 25 October 2014 in Motorsport

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Yesterday, a most recent and detailed rumor published by AutoExpress of Audi Sport plans to enter F1 racing in 2016 arrival in F1 lit up the internet. As the story goes, Audi would leave WEC and DTM racing at the end of 2015, opening up budget for a run at F1. The idea, if true, would mean a gargantuan shakeup for Audi teams and Audi motorsport enthusiasts.
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Latest Audi F1 Rumor More Detailed and Likely More Legit than Before

posted by on 24 October 2014 in Motorsport

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A rumor centering out of AutoExpress suggests big changes are afoot at Audi Sport. If true, the story signals an Audi Sport departure from LMP1 sportscar racing and also the DTM in favor of F1. Audi’s supposed recent hiring of former Ferrari team boss Stefano Domenicali as potential successor to Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich also weighs into the plan.
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DTM: Audi 1-2-3 in Hockenheim Qualifying

posted by on 20 October 2014 in Motorsport

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Strong showing by the four rings in the DTM finale at Hockenheim (Sunday live on ‘Das Erste’ starting 13.30): Miguel Molina, Mattias Ekström and Edoardo Mortara secured the best three grid positions for Audi for the last race of the year. Six Audi RS 5 DTM cars in total made it into the top eight in qualifying. Before the race starts, a driverless Audi RS 7 and the new Audi TT cup will be making a grand appearance as well. More…

Audi to Launch Racing Series with New TT Cup

posted by on 17 October 2014 in Motorsport

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Audi Sport TT Cup from 2015 in DTM environment Attractive race car for beginners and drivers switching from other series Prof. Dr. Hackenberg: “The TT is going to thrill fans and drivers” With a dedicated racing series for the Audi TT* the brand with the four rings will be offering a new opportunity to enter […] More…

DTM: Audi Drivers Fired up for Zandvoort Finale

posted by on 15 October 2014 in Motorsport

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Victory in the manufacturers classification is joint aim at Hockenheim Tailwind due to Mattias Ekström’s triumph at Zandvoort Audi with the world’s sportiest piloted driving car For Audi, the season finale next weekend (October 17 to 19) at Hockenheim will be more than an ‘exhibition event’ before the winter break. Together, the eight Audi drivers […] More…

Audi Sport News Update: customer racing

posted by on 12 October 2014 in Motorsport

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All the latest headlines from the world of Audi Sport customer racing. More…

WEC: Audi Will Start form Third Row in Japan

posted by on 11 October 2014 in Motorsport

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Audi achieved grid positions five and six in qualifying for round five of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at Fuji (Japan). In the practice sessions, the team of Head of Audi Motorsport Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich and Chris Reinke, Head of LMP, thoroughly prepared for the 6-hour race on Sunday. More…

Teaser Photos Suggest Audi TT Cup the New Audi Motorsport Program

posted by on 9 October 2014 in Motorsport

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Yesterday we reported Audi Sport’s confirmation of an all-new motorsport program that will be announced at the Hockenheim DTM round in about a week and a half. We’d thrown down some guesses as to what that program might be (Formula E, new R8 LMS or some sort of Tudor series compatible LMP), but none of that made much sense being announced at a DTM round. Now, we’re hearing that the likely scenario is a one make Audi TT Cup based on the third-generation TT and running on DTM weekends. More…

Audi Sport Plans New Motorsports Program, Confirms Oct 17 Reveal

posted by on 9 October 2014 in Motorsport Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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Audi Sport has tipped their hat to plans for introduction of a new motorsports program for 2015. In an invitation to journalists, Audi’s motorsport division has confirmed that the introduction will take place Friday, October 17 at the DTM finale at Hockenheim. A communique to the media reads as follows. Ladies and gentlemen,  Dear colleagues, […] More…

WEC: Audi Sport Competes in Japan as WEC Leader of the Standings

posted by on 7 October 2014 in Motorsport

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Audi looks at a good interim tally. In the FIA World Endurance Championship that has been held since 2012, the brand has now clinched 13 victories in 20 races. The most recent success at Austin (USA) marked the turnaround in the battle for the title and Audi, for the first time this season, took the lead in the manufacturers’ classification. The team is aiming to further extend this advantage in WEC round five at Fuji (Japan) on October 12.
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Paris Spotlight: Audi Collection – ORIS, B&O, RS 6, S6 plus and More.

posted by on 7 October 2014 in Audi News

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One of the hallmark elements of European motor shows versus American Auto Shows is the presence of merchandise stores. In addition to various vendors selling clothing and model cars in a designated vendor hall, virtually every car manufacturer also boasts a brand-specific boutique. Given Ingolstadt’s prodigious Audi Collection line of goods, the shop on the […] More…