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Tom Kristensen and Other Champions Ready for ROC 2014 in Barbados

by on 12 December 2014 in Motorsport

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  Motor sport champions from all over the world have started arriving in Barbados for this weekend’s Race Of Champions Formula 1, Le Mans and Indianapolis 500 winners are among the line-up in action on ROC’s unique parallel track They join champions from series including NASCAR, IndyCar, WTCC, WEC, V8 Supercars, World Rallycross and MotoGP […] More…

Mercedes Chief Invites Audi to F1, VW Considers.

by on 11 December 2014 in Motorsport

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We’ve run across two interesting stories on the subject of F1 today. First, freshly crowned with the 2014 F1 Championship, Mercedes-Benz boss Dieter Zetsche is inviting his rivals from Audi and BMW to the competition. Next, the BBC takes another look at the growing mix of rumors surrounding an Audi/ VW Group entry into F1.
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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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Essen 2014: Hankook Exclusive Tire Supplier for New Audi Sport TT Cup

by on 3 December 2014 in Audi News

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Hankook Tire has been chosen by Audi as its first partner for the Audi Sport TT Cup. The attractive international brand cup based on the newly developed Audi TT racing version will start at selected events within the framework of the DTM from 2015. It has been launched to give young international racing drivers an opportunity of getting into professional motor sport. The racing cars are based on the new Audi TT and fitted exclusively with Hankook Ventus Race racing tyres. More…

Audi vs. Porsche F1 Rundown from Kacher/CAR Magazine

by on 2 December 2014 in Audi News

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There’s no doubt that the Audi F1 rumor has been a top story in conversation amongst motorsport fans and enthusiasts for the Audi brand. Ever since the latest rumor broke a few weeks back, there’s been an onslaught of stories echoing the tale… some more informative than others. We’ve done our best to keep readers in tune with the cream of this crop and this latest report from Georg Kacher in the pages of CAR Magazine is definitely worth a look.
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Audi Sport Plans New Motorsports Program, Confirms Oct 17 Reveal

by on 9 October 2014 in Motorsport Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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Audi Sport has tipped their hat to plans for introduction of a new motorsports program for 2015. In an invitation to journalists, Audi’s motorsport division has confirmed that the introduction will take place Friday, October 17 at the DTM finale at Hockenheim. A communique to the media reads as follows. Ladies and gentlemen,  Dear colleagues, […] More…

Audi Airomorph Design Study is Eric Kim’s Art Center Senior Thesis

by on 22 August 2014 in Design Motorsport

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Imagining the future of motorsport is always a fascinating consideration. Technology on the track today can lead to cars on the the road in several years. So where will motorsport be by then? One theory comes in the form of designer Eric Kim’s senior thesis for the Art Center College of Design… the Audi Airomorph design study. More…

Rendered Rally Version of quattro Concept from Rallye-Magazin.de

by on 25 February 2014 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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What you see here is simply one very impressive render. There’s no new news about the original Audi quattro Concept. That car is no closer to being built today nor are there any plans to bring it back. Nope, this is purely a render by the rally aficionados over at RallyeMagazin.de. More…

Audi Sportscar Legends Attend AutoSport International 2014

by on 6 January 2014 in Events News Motorsport

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Britain’s Allan McNish and Tom Kristensen, from Denmark, attend the Autosport International at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham next weekend (11-12 January).
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Allan McNish Steps Down from Audi Factory Race Program Following Championship Title

by on 17 December 2013 in Motorsport

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Britain’s triple Le Mans 24 Hour race winner bows out on top after ultra-successful 32-year motorsport career. More…

Formula E: Abt Sportsline to Field FIA Formula E Team under Audi Sport Moniker

by on 26 November 2013 in Motorsport

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ABT Sportsline is tackling a new challenge in motorsport. The squad headed by Team Principal Hans-Jürgen Abt will be competing with two cars in the new FIA Formula E Championship that will make its debut in September 2014. The Bavarians are the seventh of a total of ten teams and the only German outfit.
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On Location: Obscure Motorsport History on the Rotisserie at Audi museum mobile

by on 18 October 2013 in Audi News Vintage & Youngtimer News

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While in Germany last month for the Frankfurt IAA, we made a point of swinging through Audi’s home town of Ingolstadt and of course the museum mobile is a must-visit any time we’re in town. If you go often, the contents of the upper floors of the museum start to look familiar though the staff regularly changes out the rotating display on the first floor and so too are the often thematically grouped cars on the museum’s signature paternoster – a giant rotisserie of automotive awesomeness.
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