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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.
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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.
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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.
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Essen 2014: DTM Showcases at Essen Motor Show in Hall 3

by on 2 December 2014 in Motorsport

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Now, with the thrilling 2014 DTM season being over, the motor-racing enthusiasts may look forward to the ‘extra time’: at the Essen Motor Show (29th November to 07th December), right before entering the off-season, the top division of international touring-car racing once again will showcase itself in big style. An 800 square-metre booth in hall 3 (stand A160) will feature action, information and DTM atmosphere at your fingertips. Quite obviously, the 460bhp racers will represent the eye-catcher of the DTM appearance: here, the visitors can get closer than ever to Audi RS 5 DTM, BMW M4 DTM and DTM Mercedes AMG C-Coupé. And the DTM aces also will be on site. On the two weekends of the fair, three drivers representing the three German premium-car manufacturers involved in DTM, Audi, BMW and Mercedes Benz will attend the stand again and again for interview rounds and autographing session. More…

Audi Sport Responds to F1 Rumors on Facebook

by on 25 October 2014 in Motorsport

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Yesterday, a most recent and detailed rumor published by AutoExpress of Audi Sport plans to enter F1 racing in 2016 arrival in F1 lit up the internet. As the story goes, Audi would leave WEC and DTM racing at the end of 2015, opening up budget for a run at F1. The idea, if true, would mean a gargantuan shakeup for Audi teams and Audi motorsport enthusiasts.
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Latest Audi F1 Rumor More Detailed and Likely More Legit than Before

by on 24 October 2014 in Motorsport

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A rumor centering out of AutoExpress suggests big changes are afoot at Audi Sport. If true, the story signals an Audi Sport departure from LMP1 sportscar racing and also the DTM in favor of F1. Audi’s supposed recent hiring of former Ferrari team boss Stefano Domenicali as potential successor to Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich also weighs into the plan.
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Audi Sport News Update: DTM

by on 20 October 2014 in Motorsport

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Around 600 hp for DTM and Super GT The DTM and the Japanese Super GT Championship have made another important step forward in their collaboration. The two championships started sharing technical regulations mainly in the areas of chassis and aerodynamics specifications at the beginning of 2014. Starting in 2017, they will also be sharing engine […] More…

DTM: Audi is Best Manufacturer in 2014 DTM + Watch Round 10 in Hockenheim

by on 20 October 2014 in Audi News

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155,000 spectators experience Audi one-two-three victory in DTM finale Mattias Ekström celebrates second victory in succession  Audi beats BMW and Mercedes-Benz in the manufacturers’ championship Ingolstadt/Hockenheim, October 19, 2014 – Audi is the best manufacturer in the 2014 DTM. With a one-two-three victory in the finale at Hockenheim the brand with the four rings in […] More…

DTM: Audi 1-2-3 in Hockenheim Qualifying

by on 20 October 2014 in Motorsport

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Strong showing by the four rings in the DTM finale at Hockenheim (Sunday live on ‘Das Erste’ starting 13.30): Miguel Molina, Mattias Ekström and Edoardo Mortara secured the best three grid positions for Audi for the last race of the year. Six Audi RS 5 DTM cars in total made it into the top eight in qualifying. Before the race starts, a driverless Audi RS 7 and the new Audi TT cup will be making a grand appearance as well. More…

Audi RS 7 piloted driving concept Taken to Limit with No Driver at Hockenheimring

by on 20 October 2014 in Audi News

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At the DTM season finale, Audi demonstrated the sheer fascination of piloted driving. The Audi RS 7 piloted driving concept completed a lap on the Grand Prix track in Hockenheim – at racing speed, without a driver. More…

Audi to Launch Racing Series with New TT Cup

by on 17 October 2014 in Motorsport

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Audi Sport TT Cup from 2015 in DTM environment Attractive race car for beginners and drivers switching from other series Prof. Dr. Hackenberg: “The TT is going to thrill fans and drivers” With a dedicated racing series for the Audi TT* the brand with the four rings will be offering a new opportunity to enter […] More…

DTM: Audi Drivers Fired up for Zandvoort Finale

by on 15 October 2014 in Motorsport

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Victory in the manufacturers classification is joint aim at Hockenheim Tailwind due to Mattias Ekström’s triumph at Zandvoort Audi with the world’s sportiest piloted driving car For Audi, the season finale next weekend (October 17 to 19) at Hockenheim will be more than an ‘exhibition event’ before the winter break. Together, the eight Audi drivers […] More…