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Audi Takes Third Straight Win at Lydden Hill RX

by on 30 May 2016 in Motorsport

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Mattias Ekström has been on a tear this season, winning overall victory at all but one of the four FIA World Rallycross Championship rounds so far this season. His latest victory, at Lydden Hill in the UK, is his third straight, and helps him hang on to the lead in the very closely contested driver’s […] More…

World Rally Cross Comes Home to Lydden Hill

by on 27 May 2016 in Motorsport

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The UK’s shortest road racing circuit, Lydden Hill Race Circuit, is also the birthplace of the sport of rallycross. This weekend, Europe’s premiere rallycross series, the FIA’s World Rallycross Championship, returns to its native territory for the fourth round of the series and Audi will be looking to extend its lead in the series. Not […] More…

Mattias Ekstrom Fights from 11th to Finish 2nd in Spielberg

by on 24 May 2016 in Motorsport

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The DTM racing series was at Spielberg this weekend, in Austria. The weekend started poorly for Team Abt Sportsline Audi’s Mattias Ekstrom, who started Sunday’s second race in 11th place. Ekstrom had little hope of a strong result after having been blocked by a competitor during his fast lap in qualifying. The competitor was demoted […] More…

FIA World RX: Ekstrom Wins in Belgium, Takes Points Lead

by on 18 May 2016 in Motorsport

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Audi Sport’s Mattias Ekstrom was victorious at World RX of Belgium this past weekend, propelling the Swede into the overall Supercar WRX standings lead, five points ahead of WRC legend Petter Solberg.  Capturing his second consecutive win after a successful weekend at Hockenheim, Ekstrom had what he considers to be “….probably one of the best weeks of my […] More…

DTM: Audi Sport’s Edoardo Mortara an Early Favorite at Spielberg

by on 16 May 2016 in Motorsport

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After a strong first-race performance during the opening weekend of the 2016 DTM season, and a successful history at Spielberg, Austria’s Red Bull Ring, Audi Sport driver Edoardo Mortara has emerged as the clear favorite for rounds 3 and 4 of the 2016 championship.  Already having claimed two victories, three podiums and two starts from […] More…

World RX: One-Two Result for Ekström’s EKS RX

by on 9 May 2016 in Motorsport

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Ekström team celebrates one-two result in World Rallycross Championship Mattias Ekström and Toomas Heikkinen celebrated a one-two win in round two of the FIA World Rallycross Championship at the Hockenheimring. In their two 560-hp Audi S1 EKS RX quattro cars, the Swedish-Finnish duo dominated the event throughout the weekend. “Winning in front of so many […] More…

FIA World RX: Team EKS Delivers Strong Performance at Portugal Season Opener

by on 21 April 2016 in Motorsport

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The 2016 FIA World Rallycross Championship kicked off this past weekend in Montalegre, Portugal, and Mattias Ekström’s Team EKS already looks poised for success.  Driving their privateer-developed Audi S1 EKS RX racecars, both Ekström and teammate Toomas Heikkinen achieved positive results during the race weekend. Sitting on the pole after the first four qualifying sessions, Ekström […] More…

Mattias Ekström to Pull Double Duty in DTM and FIA World RX at Hockenheim

by on 15 April 2016 in Motorsport

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Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline driver and multidiscipline phenom Mattias Ekström will be pulling double duty during the first weekend in May, competing in both DTM and the FIA World Rallycross Championship events.  A stranger to neither series, Ekström finished third last year in the DTM Driver’s Championship, and his EKSRX outfit finished 5th in the 2015 […] More…

Audi Sport TT Cup Drivers Complete Pre-Season Fitness Bootcamp

by on 18 March 2016 in Audi News

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The drivers of this year’s Audi Sport TT Cup have completed a rigorous five-day fitness camp ahead of the 2016 season opener May 5th at Hockenheim.  Factory Audi driver Mattias Ekström was on hand to help train the up and coming racers, giving valuable insight into what it truly takes to become a top-tier motorsports […] More…

Audi Sport Testing New RS 5 DTM in Spain

by on 23 February 2016 in Motorsports Test

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Three-day tests of the DTM test team at Monteblanco, Spain  Mattias Ekström and Jamie Green testing for Audi Sport Detailed optimizations on the most successful DTM car of the 2015 season Two and a half months before the first race of the new DTM season, the winter break is over: Mattias Ekström and Jamie Green […] More…

Audi Motorsport Newsletter

by on 15 February 2016 in Motorsport

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Audi drivers on the red carpet in Berlin Mattias Ekström and Timo Scheider as chauffeurs on ice and snow Nicolaj Møller Madsen is promoted to GT racing Audi’s WEC and DTM drivers are using the winter break for off-track activities. Ekström and Lotterer at Berlinale Two Audi drivers visited one of the world’s most famous […] More…

Audi Motorsport Newsletter

by on 25 January 2016 in Motorsport

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Audi customer team Absolute Racing triumphs at Sepang Audi drivers fit for the new season Tambay celebrates podium success on ice Audi Sport customer racing team Absolute Racing won the season finale of the Asian Le Mans Series in the GT class at Sepang in Malaysia. Absolute Racing celebrates victory at Sepang At the season […] More…