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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…

Motorsport Roundup: Audi Sport customer racing

by on 6 April 2016 in Motorsport

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VLN: Phoenix Racing in front with two Audi R8 LMS Two wins in the Australian GT Trophy Series An Audi Sport customer racing team won the opening round of the VLN endurance championship season at the Nürburgring with the Audi R8 LMS. VLN: Phoenix Racing at the front with two Audi R8 LMS At the […] More…

Audi Sport racing academy Established to Help Young Drivers

by on 4 April 2016 in Audi News

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For a select few youngsters, Audi’s new Audi Sport racing academy has just made the road to a career in professional motorsport much easier. With the newly launched two-year program, Audi Sport will take on up to six people under the age of 25 and give them the training, tutoring and experience they need to […] More…

Video: John Hindhaugh Drives an Uncomfortable Tom Kristensen Around Sebring

by on 30 March 2016 in Video

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John Hindhaugh is unquestionably at the top of his game in the announcing booth as the voice of endurance motorsports, and Tom Kristensen, while currently serving as an Audi brand ambassador instead, could certainly still compete at the top level.  But with Hindhaugh behind the wheel and Kristensen mic’d up, the results are a bit different.  […] More…

Audi exclusive RS titanium sport exhaust Added to U.S. RS 7 performance Configurator

by on 28 March 2016 in Audi News

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We’ve heard the rumors, we’ve seen it on an Audi RS 6 performance in the Neckarsulm Audi Forum, and finally, it’s become available for RS 7 performance customers here in the US.  Recently added to the Audi RS 7 performance online configurator, the ‘Audi exclusive RS titanium sport exhaust’ is $9350 of pure awesome. Produced […] More…

Gallery: The 2016 Audi R18 e-tron quattro

by on 22 March 2016 in Audi News

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More power, more fuel efficient, more reliable- these are the key achievements of Audi’s 2016 WEC challenger.  Just moments ago during a live broadcast on AudiMedia.tv Audi Sport gave us our first look at the all-new R18 in full race livery, marking the LMP1’s return to silver, and retaining last year’s driver lineups. Check out […] More…