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Audi Sport News Roundup: World Endurance Challenge (WEC)

posted by on 28 July 2014 in Audi News

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Benoît Tréluyer Quick on Two Wheels Too Audi driver Benoît Tréluyer used the summer break of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) for an unusual time chase. This year’s winner of the Le Mans 24 Hours participated in the Crankworx Les 2 Alpes mountain bike event where he immediately impressed with his skills on two […] More…

Audi Sport News Roundup: customer racing

posted by on 28 July 2014 in Audi News

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24 Hours of Spa: Felix Baumgartner Visits Spa Stratospheric jumper Felix Baumgartner visited Audi at the Spa 24 Hour race. The extreme athlete was trained by Audi race experience to become a race driver and finished the Nürburgring 24 Hours in June in ninth position. At Spa, the Austrian waved the start flag for the […] More…

Facts on the 13th Le Mans Victory for Audi

posted by on 26 June 2014 in Motorsport

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The current Audi R18 e-tron quattro on clinching its Le Mans victory consumed 22 percent less fuel than its predecessor in 2013. With that, Audi has again raised the benchmark. More…

Audi Sport News Update: customer racing

posted by on 22 April 2014 in Audi News

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All of the latest news from the world of Audi Sport customer racing, including the Blancpain Sprint Series, European Le Mans Series, Thailand Super Series and Bathurst Motor Festival. Also, Benoit Treluyer comments on plans to tackle the 24 Hours of Spa with teammates Andre Lotterer and Marcel Fassler. More…

Video: Audi R18 Silverstone Wreckage via YouTube

posted by on 21 April 2014 in Audi News

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Audi Sport suffered plenty of hardships in the opening around of the WEC at Silverstone this past weekend. Both cars retired after wrecking, attributed to tires by team boss Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich, though others in the motorsport community suggest it’s because the cars were running low downforce setups versus high-downforce sprint setups being run on […] More…

Audi Sport Announces 2014 R18 e-tron quattro Driver Teams

posted by on 4 February 2014 in Motorsport

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Five World Champions and Le Mans winners plus a former Formula One driver – this is the high-caliber driver line-up Audi will be competing with in the 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and at Le Mans. More…

WEC: Audi Sport News Update

posted by on 2 February 2014 in Motorsport

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All the latest news from the Audi Sport WEC squad. More…

Early Reaction from Twitter to Allan McNish Retirement [UPDATED]

posted by on 17 December 2013 in Audi News

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The Twittersphere is very active this morning following Allan McNish’s announcement of retirement. Here’s just a sampling. More…

WEC: Benoit Treluyer Reflects on Hard Fought Race in Shanghai

posted by on 14 November 2013 in Motorsport

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Benoît Tréluyer and Audi Sport crew-mates Marcel Fässler and André Lotterer produced the FIA World Endurance Championship’s most captivating firework display of the season in last weekend’s 6 Hours of Shanghai (9 November), clinching victory during the closing stages following a breathtaking comeback from an early-race puncture. More…

WEC: Sixth Victory of Season for Audi + Duval/McNish/Kristensen Driver’s Championship in Shanghai

posted by on 9 November 2013 in Motorsport

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On clinching a title and the sixth victory of the season at the seventh of eight rounds of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), Audi had two reasons to celebrate. After the success in the Manufacturers’ World Championship had been determined in Japan three weeks earlier, Loïc Duval/Tom Kristensen/Allan McNish (F/DK/GB) in the Audi R18 e-tron quattro won the drivers’ classification* in China. At Shanghai, the trio only had to take third place. Their team-mates Marcel Fässler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer (CH/D/F) won the race following a strong performance. More…

As Forza 5 Launch Nears, New Details on Game Plus Audi Sport Video Tie-In

posted by on 1 November 2013 in Choice Gear

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The November 22 launch of the new Xbox One and Forza Motorsport 5 grows ever closer and likely driving sim and Audi aficionados alike are counting the days. So too are the team at Turn 10 who create this wonderful game. As part of the launch, the fine people at Turn 10 have released a new video that ties heavily into Audi Sport and the R18 e-tron quattro. They’ve also laid out more game details including in-game reward levels that confirm more about Audi RS 7 ownership within the game. More…

WEC: Audi Sport on Pole Position at Fuji

posted by on 19 October 2013 in Motorsport

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At round six of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) in Japan, Audi achieved the fifth consecutive best time of the season with the Audi R18 e-tron quattro. As at Spa and São Paulo, Marcel Fässler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer managed to leap onto the top spot of the grid. More…