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Audi Sport Engineer Leena Gade Highlighted in NPR Feature

posted by on 20 August 2014 in Motorsport

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National Public Radio ran a feature this week focusing on a personality not new to our readers. As part of a series called “My Big Break”, NPR’s All Things Considered program highlighted Gade’s progress from first female engineer to win Le Mans to now three-time winner.
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Audi Sport News Roundup: customer racing

posted by on 18 August 2014 in Audi News

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

DTM: Double Podium for Audi Sport at Nurburgring

posted by on 18 August 2014 in Audi News

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A double podium for Audi in the DTM: At the Nürburgring, Mike Rockenfeller (Audi Sport Team Phoenix) and Edoardo Mortara (Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline) in front of 80,000 spectators (throughout the weekend) clinched positions two and three. More…

Audi Sport News Update

posted by on 11 August 2014 in Motorsport

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Tom Kristensen Knighted Danish royal household appoints Le Mans record winner ‘Sir’ Mike Rockenfeller and Nico Müller inspirational in Cologne Timo Scheider racing on two wheels Ingolstadt, August 10, 2014 – Great honor for Tom Kristensen: Danish Queen Margrethe II knights the Le Mans record winner. The Danish Queen Margrethe II presented Audi factory driver […] More…

DTM: Audi Nürburgring Preview

posted by on 11 August 2014 in Motorsport

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Audi driver Ekström still in contention for title before Nürburgring round Home race for Rockenfeller, Scheider and Audi Sport Team Phoenix Dieter Gass, Head of DTM: “Continue to try battling for the Championship” Ingolstadt, August 11, 2014 – The seventh race at the Nürburgring next weekend (August 15 to 17) marks the beginning of the […] More…

DTM: Audi Drivers Score with Recoveries at Red Bull Ring (+ Video)

posted by on 5 August 2014 in Motorsport

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As expected: The Red Bull Ring at Spielberg (Austria) guarantees particularly spectacular DTM races. 47,500 spectators (throughout the weekend) saw gripping duels, strange incidents and, in spite of a difficult starting base, four Audi RS 5 DTM cars in the top eight. More…

DTM: Audi Red Bull Ring Preview

posted by on 28 July 2014 in Motorsport

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In the DTM, Spielberg stands for thrilling races and enthusiastic fans in a beautiful setting. Next weekend (August 1 to 3) the circuit in Styria is to become the venue of the Audi squad’s first victory this season. Motorsport fans will get to watch the qualifying session on Saturday on prime time: ARD will start to broadcast live from Austria at 18.00 (CEST). More…

Audi Sport Aiming for Win in Moscow DTM Round

posted by on 7 July 2014 in Audi News

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The Audi squad is traveling to the DTM’s second round in Russia with a clear aim: After seven podium places in the first four races, the first victory of the season is to follow at Moscow next weekend (July 11 to 13). The event marks the season’s midpoint and will be held on the long configuration of the Moscow Raceway for the first time. More…

DTM: Strong Performance for Audi at the Norisring

posted by on 3 July 2014 in Motorsport

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The dream of clinching a home victory in the DTM race at the Norisring has not come true for Audi again this year. Still, 121,000 spectators (throughout the weekend) saw an impressive performance by the brand with the four rings that managed to clearly extend its advantage in the manufacturers’ classification. More…

New Audi Sport Artix GT Limited Edition Chronograph by Oris

posted by on 1 July 2014 in Choice Gear

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It appears the pairing between Audi Sport and Swiss watchmaker Oris is about to spawn more than stickers on the side of the Audi R18 e-tron quattro racers contesting the World Endurance Championship this season. Apparently, the partnership is also about to spawn a new limited edition watch in the form of a specialized Artix GT Chronograph adorned with the Audi Sport logo. More…

DTM Preview: Norisring

posted by on 23 June 2014 in Motorsport

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With six titles clinched in the past decade Audi is the most successful brand in the more recent DTM history. But a victory in its home round at the Norisring has been missing on its tally of success since 2002. Therefore, Audi Sport, the drivers and the teams are particularly motivated before the season’s pinnacle event and the only city street race on the DTM calendar to be held on the weekend of June 27 to 29. More…

Audi with Second 24 Hour Victory in Seven Days Thanks to Nurburgring Win

posted by on 22 June 2014 in Motorsport

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Audi has won the Nürburgring 24 Hours exactly one week following the brand’s 13th success in the Le Mans 24 Hours. Phoenix Racing with the Audi R8 LMS ultra celebrated a hard-fought victory in its home round in the Eifel. Ernst Moser’s squad had previously taken the honors in the race through the ‘Green Hell’ with Audi’s GT3 sports car in 2012. With 159 laps the R8 LMS ultra set a new distance record this year. For the first time ever, a Nürburgring winner covered more than 4,000 kilometers – the successful Audi squad completing exactly 4,035.102 kilometers. More…