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Motorsport Roundup: Audi Sport customer racing

by on 5 May 2016 in Motorsport

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Audi customer teams triumph in Germany and Italy Audi wins again in round two of the VLN With a strong performance, Audi drivers Frank Stippler and Anders Fjordbach clinched victory in round two of the VLN Endurance Championship at the Nürburgring. In the Audi R8 LMS of Phoenix Racing, the duo confirmed its dominance from […] More…

DTM: Audi Sport Teams Ready for Season Start

by on 4 May 2016 in Motorsport

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DTM season opens at Hockenheim this weekend ABT Sportsline, Phoenix and Rosberg optimally prepared Dieter Gass: “Teamwork key to success” Audi Sport did its homework. The eight Audi drivers are in perfect shape. And the Audi Sport teams are ready for the new DTM season that begins at Hockenheim this weekend as well. When the […] More…

Andreas Mikkelsen and Scott Speed to Join Audi Sport TT Cup for Season Opener

by on 3 May 2016 in Motorsport

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This weekend’s Audi Sport TT Cup season opener will receive a bit more star power, as Audi announced today that Volkswagen Motorsport’s Andreas Mikkelsen and Scott Speed will bring their talents to the spec-series.  Mikkelsen will certainly be a strong contender as he currently sits fourth in the overall FIA World Rally Championship points standings, but […] More…

DTM: Audi Sport Eyes Successful Start to Season

by on 2 May 2016 in Motorsport

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After 202 days without a contest, DTM finally makes its return this weekend at Hockenheimring.  The race will mark the end of an interesting offseason, with technical regulations remaining largely unchanged, and the Audi Sport squad spending the majority of their time honing condition-specific suspension calibrations. Throughout last year’s contests, Audi’s RS5 DTM was by […] More…

DTM: Audi Puts Drivers Through Their Paces Ahead of 2016 Season

by on 27 April 2016 in Motorsport

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Audi Sport isn’t just testing the performance of their DTM racecars ahead of next weekend’s kickoff at Hockenheim, they’re testing the drivers, too.  Undergoing four hours of fitness testing and health checkups at Technical University Munich, participants have their blood analyzed, strength measured, and joint functionality checked- all of which are compared to previous measurements.  Through […] More…

Audi Sport Roundup: customer racing

by on 26 April 2016 in Motorsport

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Audi customer teams win at Hockenheim Strong fightback in Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup Audi customer teams dominate in the DMV GTC Three pole positions, three wins: Audi customer teams were in fine form at the second DMV GTC race weekend at Hockenheim. Despite the tricky conditions, pole sitter Marc Basseng (Land Motorsport) claimed first […] More…

WEC: Audi Sport Will Not Appeal Silverstone Ruling, Pins Wear on “Heavy Bouncing”

by on 21 April 2016 in Motorsport

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Audi accepts exclusion from classification  Audi has chosen not to lodge an appeal following the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) in the United Kingdom. After Marcel Fässler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer had won the Silverstone 6 Hours on April 17, their Audi R18 was excluded post-race from the classification due to a violation of the LMP1 class […] More…

Gallery: Audi at the 6 Hours of Silverstone

by on 18 April 2016 in Motorsport

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What a weekend.  Audi starts on the pole, the #7 car goes on to win by a full 46 seconds while the #8 goes out with a hybrid system issue, and then the race stewards find that the splitter that was up to code during pre-race inspections is now a bit too thin, leaving results […] More…

Report: Audi Sport Engineer Leena Gade to Leave After Le Mans, Take Managerial Role at Bentley Motorsport

by on 14 April 2016 in Motorsport

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Current Audi Sport Team Joest Race Engineer and former WEC “Man of the Year” Leena Gade will be leaving the four rings for a Managerial role at Bentley Motorsport, according to a report published earlier today on dailysportscar.com.  This will undoubtedly be a massive loss for Audi Sport but a great career move for Gade, who […] More…

Audi Sport TT Cup: Junior Talents Prove Prowess at Hockenheim Test

by on 13 April 2016 in Motorsport

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With the start of the 2016 Audi Sport TT Cup less than a month away, series competitors headed to Hockenheimring last weekend for one last test before the championship gets underway on May 6th.  Completing a total of 955 laps with more than 2,700 miles logged, the young talents were able to supply engineers and […] More…

Gallery: Audi Gruppe S Prototype by Benno Reiss-Zimmermann

by on 8 April 2016 in PhotoGraphic

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As one of the greatest racecars to never exist, the Audi Gruppe S Prototype is something of a legend among Audi faithful and WRC enthusiasts.  As George has gone into great detail about the car in the past, we’ll defer to his piece for background information, and focus in on these recent photos of the car […] More…

Render: German Design Student Envisions Audi’s Motorsport Future

by on 6 April 2016 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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It all started with a question- what will Motorsport look like in 2039?  This may sound simple, but with ever-tightening sound and safety regulations, the car of that era may not compete on anything like what we’ve seen.  It was with these questions in mind that German design student Peter Semenov put pen to paper […] More…