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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.

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.

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…

Howden Haynes & Kyle Wilson Clarke Leave Audi Sport, H Speaks with Radio Le Mans

by on 11 December 2014 in Audi News

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In the general world of motorsport, the departure of a star driver from a team is headline news and Tom Kristensen’s retirement is a good example of that. However, this is Audi, where a spotlight practically just as bright is focused on the engineering side of the team. Names like Howden Haynes, Leena Gade and Kyle Wilson Clarke are likely just as well known and for good reason. It is with a heavy heart then that we mention the departure of both Howden Haynes and Kyle Wilson Clarke.

Audi museum mobile: Double-Exhibition and Large Calendar

by on 11 December 2014 in Audi News

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With a double exhibition, the 2014 event season at Audi museum mobile comes to an end. The exhibition “Years Later” runs from November 12th until February 28th featuring outstanding models from Audi’s recent history – as a substantive sequel to the permanent historical exhibition. During the same period for the first time, a second special exhibition: “Daily Drivers” the 2015 Audi Tradition calendar is presented on large format printing.

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.

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.

Essen 2014: Hankook Exclusive Tire Supplier for New Audi Sport TT Cup

by on 3 December 2014 in Audi News

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Hankook Tire has been chosen by Audi as its first partner for the Audi Sport TT Cup. The attractive international brand cup based on the newly developed Audi TT racing version will start at selected events within the framework of the DTM from 2015. It has been launched to give young international racing drivers an opportunity of getting into professional motor sport. The racing cars are based on the new Audi TT and fitted exclusively with Hankook Ventus Race racing tyres. 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…

Q&A: Tom Kristensen on His Announced Retirement

by on 24 November 2014 in Motorsport

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Audi factory driver Tom Kristensen answers questions about his recently announced retirement from sportscar racing. More…

WEC: Audi Heads for Grand WEC Finale in Brazil

by on 24 November 2014 in Motorsport

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Brazil is hosting the finale of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) for the first time. On November 30, WEC round eight will be held at São Paulo, marking the first time the manufacturers’ championship title outcome is determined in the last race of the season, Audi having become the World Champions early in 2012 and 2013, the first two WEC years. For Tom Kristensen (DK), the race marks the end of his career in professional racing.

Loic Duval’s Open Letter to Tom Kristensen on his Teammate’s Retiring

by on 22 November 2014 in Motorsport

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Following the Tom Kristensen’s announcement of his retirement from sports car racing, teammate Loic Duval has crafted a personal letter to Mr. Le Mans. More…