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New Audi R8 LMS Clinches 2nd & 3rd at Spa 24h

by on 27 July 2015 in Motorsport

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Audi celebrated the next podium successes of the new Audi R8 LMS at Spa. Audi Sport Team WRT with Nico Müller (CH), Stéphane Ortelli (MC) and Frank Stippler (D) clinched second place in a race that was hard-fought from lights to flag. Christian Mamerow (D), Christopher Mies (D) and Nicki Thiim (DK) secured third place for Audi Sport Team Phoenix. Another Audi driver squad crossed the finish line in the iconic endurance race in the top ten as well. More…

Audi R8 LMS on Pole at Spa

by on 24 July 2015 in Motorsport

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Frank Stippler only needed an advantage of 17 thousandths of a second. This was the margin by which the 40-year-old professional driver from Audi Sport Team WRT secured the best time in the decisive Superpole shootout for the Spa 24 Hours. His team-mate Laurens Vanthoor (B) achieved the sixth-best time. More…

WEC: Audi on Second Row in Qualifying at Spa

by on 1 May 2015 in Motorsport

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Marcel Fässler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer fourth Lucas di Grassi/Loïc Duval/Oliver Jarvis second-best Audi team Audi expects to be in contention for good race result Ingolstadt/Spa – Audi managed the leap onto the second row of the grid in round two of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). In qualifying at Spa (Belgium) the Audi R18 e-tron […] More…

F1: Andre Lotterer Belgian GP Race Update

by on 24 August 2014 in Motorsport

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Just in case you haven’t tuned in to NBCSN to watch this morning’s Belgian Grand Prix at Spa, Andre Lotterer started strong and picked up some positions, though his race is now over due to reported engine failure in his Caterham F1. What a shame.
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André Lotterer on F1: “Audi R18 Faster in the Corners” plus When to Watch

by on 22 August 2014 in Motorsport

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As most already know, Audi Sport factory driver and reigning Le Mans winner André Lotterer will compete in the Formula 1 Belgian Grand Prix this weekend at Spa at the wheel of the #45 Caterham F1 car. Initial practices have taken place and with Lotterer now having logged time in the car, he’s already relaying his first impressions. More…

Background on André Lotterer, Caterham F1 and the Audi Association

by on 22 August 2014 in Motorsport

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Audi Sport factory driver and three-time Le Mans winner André Lotterer will see his F1 competition debut this weekend as a guest driver for Caterham F1 at the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa. The news came as a bit of a shock to many fans, so we thought we’d take a closer look at some of the background and how this likely came to be. More…

WEC: Audi with Solid Starting Base at Spa

by on 3 May 2014 in Audi News

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Three Audi R18 e-tron quattro cars on rows two, three and four Fässler/Lotterer/Tréluyer as best Audi squad in third place Impeccable beginning by car #3 In the weather gamble at Spa, the crowd got to see a thrilling qualifying session for round two of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). On a drying track, the […] More…

Q&A: Mattias Ekström on 24 Hours of Spa

by on 25 July 2013 in Motorsport

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Audi factory driver Mattias Ekstrom speaks about this weekend’s 24 Hours of Spa where he will compete in an Audi R8 LMS ultra. More…

Q&A: Marcel Fassler on His WEC Victory at 6 Hours of Spa

by on 5 May 2013 in Motorsport

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Audi Sport WEC driver Marcel Fassler talks about his victory this weekend at the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps in the R18 e-tron quattro. More…

WEC: Audi in Grid Positions One, Two and Three at Spa

by on 3 May 2013 in Motorsport

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Audi prevailed in qualifying for round 2 of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC): At Spa, the three Audi R18 e-tron quattro cars secured the three front grid positions and thus have good prerequisites for the race that starts at 14:30 on Saturday. More…

WEC 6 Hours of Spa Spotter Guide Now Live

by on 30 April 2013 in Motorsport

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The Nismo 2013 WEC 6 hours of Spa-Francorchamps is now online, ready for you to download. 35 Entries for this epic event include a 3rd Audi R18 e-tron quattro in “Long-tail” configuration plus updated Toyota P1 cars. All cars have been updated and refined following Round 1 of the WEC.
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Video: Audi R18 e-tron quattro “Long Tail” Doing Fly-Bys at Monza

by on 30 April 2013 in Motorsport Video

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In case you weren’t aware, Audi will field a third car this weekend at Spa – a special “Long Tail” design they revealed last week. The aerodynamic changes for the car were expected to help it considerably on high-speed circuits like Le Mans, and that’s now been confirmed by this video shot by a fan as the car tested at Monza.
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