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DTM: Hockenheim Preview, Rocky is #1 Audi for the First Time

posted by on 21 April 2014 in Audi News

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About two weeks before the 2014 DTM season opener, the Audi Sport Teams Abt Sportsline, Phoenix and Rosberg reeled off an extensive test program with the new Audi RS 5 DTM at the Hockenheimring Baden-Württemberg. Title defender Mike Rockenfeller drove his new race car – designated as car number ‘1’ of the reigning DTM Champion – for the first time in the tests.
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DTM: 4-Day Hockenheim Pre-Season Tests Begin

posted by on 14 April 2014 in Motorsport

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Audi Sport’s DTM squad moves this week to Hockenheim for a 4-day test session that will mark the final runnings before the start of the 2014 season. This week it’s all hands on deck and all cars on track, meaning the final liveries of the RS 5 DTM will also be revealed. More…

Audi Sport News Brief: DTM

posted by on 14 April 2014 in Motorsport

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Activity is picking up as the latest DTM season moves closer to opening day. This week saw the team traveling from test to test, with various events in between. The RS 5 DTM proved strong at the Hungaroring and now moves to a four-day test in Hockenheim. Remaining 2014-spec liveries for the RS 5 DTM have been revealed, while drivers like Mattias Ekstrom and Edo Mortara have headed to various PR events. More…

Audi Sport Drivers Visit Watch Partner Oris

posted by on 11 April 2014 in Choice Gear Motorsport

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Audi race drivers as watchmakers: For a day, Marcel Fässler, Nico Müller and Mike Rockenfeller delved into the world of Oris. The company based in Hölstein (Switzerland) will become the new ‘Official Watch Partner’ of Audi Sport at the beginning of this motorsport season and, among other things, be featured with its logo on the mirrors of all eight Audi RS 5 DTM plus the R18 e-tron quattro cars.
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DTM: Mattias Ekstrom & Audi RS 5 DTM Impress Fans in Graz

posted by on 8 April 2014 in Motorsport

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‘Der Spielberg in Graz’ – the spectacular season opening of the Red Bull Ring in the Graz city center starred under this motor on Saturday. Around 50,000 spectators accepted the invitation and enjoyed among other things the demonstration runs by two-time DTM Champion Mattias Ekström in his Red Bull Audi RS 5 DTM. The Red Bull Ring close to Spielberg, around 70 kilometers northwest of Graz, hosts the DTM on August 3. More…

Video: Audi DTM Drivers Take Ice Track Challenge in Pair of RS 6 Avants

posted by on 4 April 2014 in Video

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The recipe for Audi Deutschland’s latest #quattrochallenges video is quite simple- create a racetrack out of a frozen lake, and give two of its DTM drivers RS 6s covered in GoPro cameras. Mattias Ekström and Timo Scheider headed to Sweden drive the purpose built course, with its combination of slow and fast corners resulting in […] More…

New Audi RS 5 DTM Quick out of the Box

posted by on 3 April 2014 in Motorsport

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The new Audi RS 5 DTM made a strong impression during the first official pre-season DTM tests. Five of the eight possible fastest lap times at the Hungaroring, Hungary went to the Audi drivers who spooled off a total of 7,154 test kilometers (1,633 laps). More…

Abt Sportline Opens 2,400 sq Meter Motorsport Center

posted by on 1 April 2014 in Motorsport

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ABT Sportsline has got a new home. Right in time before the start of the season, the globally largest tuner of cars produced by the Volkswagen Group has opened its new, state-of-the-art motorsport center next to its headquarter in Kempten, Bavaria. On 2,400 sq m, a staff of about 50 will now prepare the four Audi RS5 DTM’s for the DTM and develop the FIA Formula E activities. More…

Q&A: Dieter Gass on the Audi Sport RS 5 DTM Test in Budapest

posted by on 1 April 2014 in Motorsport

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Audi Sport DTM chief Dieter Gass speaks about the latest test for the RS 5 DTM at Budapest’s Hungaroring. More…

DTM: Audi Sport Drivers Test New RS 5 DTM in Budapest

posted by on 1 April 2014 in Motorsport

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The winter break is finally over. Today, the eight Audi drivers start testing their RS5 DTM cars on the race track at Budapest. The first official ITR track tests in Hungary mark the beginning of the countdown to the DTM’s season opener at Hockenheim on May 4. More…

DTM: Jamie Green 2014 Audi RS 5 DTM Livery Confirmed, Hoffmann Group Is New Partner

posted by on 28 March 2014 in Motorsport

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Audi and the Hoffmann Group are adding color to the DTM. When the new season starts another round on May 4, Jamie Green in an Audi RS 5 DTM sporting conspicuous graphics will be one of the eye-catchers at Hockenheim. By teaming up with Europe’s leading system partner for quality tools, Audi can rely on another strong partner. More…

Audi Sport News Brief: DTM

posted by on 23 March 2014 in Motorsport

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