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FIA WEC: Audi Sport’s Lotterer/Fassler/Treluyer Leaders in Standings Heading to 6 Hours of Nurburgring

by on 21 August 2015 in Motorsport

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The Audi drivers will be entering round four of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) as leaders of the standings after the summer break. Following two victories and another podium result, Marcel Fässler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer (CH/D/F) are traveling to Audi’s home round at the Nürburgring with a 20-point advantage. More…

Serious Accident in Audi Sport TT Cup Red Bull Round Proves Car’s Crashworthiness

by on 2 August 2015 in Motorsport

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Amongst many races this weekend with Audis on the grid, the Audi Sport TT Cup heads to the very rainy Red Bull Ring. During the second round of that race, wet conditions and blinding spray helped cause the most massive accident the fledgeling series has yet to see.

DTM: Audi Travels to the Lausitzring with Tailwind

by on 26 May 2015 in Motorsport

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As the leader of all three classifications (drivers’, manufacturers’ and teams’), Audi heads to the second DTM weekend of the year – with a premiere: On Saturday, May 30, at the Lausitzring, a DTM race will be held on Saturday night for the first time – aired on prime time immediately before the DFB Cup final in Berlin, which is only about 130 kilometers away. More…

Flashback: Le Mans 2000 and Audi’s Idea of Changing the Rear End

by on 22 March 2015 in Motorsport Vintage & Youngtimer News

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At the Geneva Motor Show in early March, the second generation of the Audi R8* celebrated its world debut – a high-performance sports car the genes and name of which have their origins in motorsport: in Le Mans, strictly speaking. More…

Audi Sport News Update: Privateer

by on 12 March 2015 in Motorsport

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World Rallycross Championship: EKS RX at DTM Season Opener [source: Audi Sport] The DTM season will start with an additional highlight in 2015. The season opener at Hockenheim (April 30 to May 3) will include a round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship (World RX) in which Mattias Ekström caused a sensation last year with […] More…

Audi Sport TT Cup: 100 Days Until the Start

by on 22 January 2015 in Motorsport

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New Audi one-make cup is entering the final stage 18 permanent slots about to be awarded Project Leader Rolf Michl: “We could have filled two fields” Ingolstadt, January 22, 2015 – In exactly 100 days from now, the inaugural race of the Audi Sport TT Cup will start as part of the DTM season opener […] More…

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.

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.

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.

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…