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Gallery: The 2016 Audi R18 e-tron quattro

by on 22 March 2016 in Audi News

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More power, more fuel efficient, more reliable- these are the key achievements of Audi’s 2016 WEC challenger.  Just moments ago during a live broadcast on Audi Sport gave us our first look at the all-new R18 in full race livery, marking the LMP1’s return to silver, and retaining last year’s driver lineups. Check out […] More…

WEC: Audi to Present the 2016 R18 e-tron quattro Tomorrow Morning in Live Streamed Event

by on 21 March 2016 in Audi News

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With the Spring Equinox out of the way and Sebring’s 12 hour contest complete, its time we turn our attention to the FIA World Endurance Championship.  With competition from Porsche and Toyota showing impressive pace, Audi Sport has gone to great lengths to enhance its R18 LMP1 car for the 2016 season, adding more electric […] More…

Report: Audi Sport to Focus on Reliability in R18 e-tron quattro Testing Sessions

by on 15 February 2016 in Motorsport

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Once a test of pure endurance, the FIA’s World Endurance Championship has in recent years become an extended sprint, with last year’s Le Mans-winning Porsche 919 covering an extremely impressive 3,318 miles in just 24 hours.  For the latest iteration of Audi’s R18 e-tron quattro, Audi Sport has made quite a few changes to their […] More…

Akrapovič Commemorates 25 Years of Technology and Innovation

by on 15 January 2016 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Akrapovič is marking an important milestone in the company’s history in 2016, when the Slovenian exhaust specialist is observing its 25th anniversary. This significant landmark will be celebrated throughout the year with various events and the highly exciting production of a very limited edition of selected motorcycle and car exhaust systems. To kick off the […] More…

World Premiere of the New Audi R18

by on 28 November 2015 in Motorsport

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New hybrid race car for the 2016 Le Mans 24 Hours Unchanged driver line-up in the DTM High demand for new Audi R8 LMS GT3 sports car The brand with the four rings will be entering the 2016 motorsport season with the most powerful and efficient race car Audi has ever built. The new Audi […] More…

Track Battle: Audi’s Benoit Treluyer vs. Porsche’s Marc Lieb in Bahrain

by on 23 November 2015 in Motorsport

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In this season’s post-Le Mans racing, the Audi R18 has proven to be a just slightly slower formula than the Porsche 919. While the net effect has left Audi fighting simply for a podium finish in nearly every race, it’s also been a formula that has forced Audi Sport drivers to wring all they can from their cars in order to fight for a win. The ensuing battles have been the stuff for the legend books. More…

FIA WEC: 6 Hours of Shanghai Report (with Videos)

by on 23 November 2015 in Motorsport

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Qualifying: Grid Positions Three and Four for Audi in Bahrain Audi has been fully concentrating on race preparations in round eight of the FIA World Endurance Championship. In qualifying, the team chose not to use several sets of tires. The high temperatures at the Bahrain 6 Hours make maximum demands on both ‘man and material.’ […] More…

FIA WEC: 6 Hours of Shanghai Report (with Videos)

by on 1 November 2015 in Motorsport

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Audi is keeping the most thrilling title race the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) has seen in its four-year history to date open until the finale. In China, Fässler/Lotterer/Tréluyer achieved third place and, as a result, continue to maintain second place in the drivers’ world championship before the finale. In rain, Audi was running in […] More…

FIA WEC: Audi Ready for Intense Final Stage in WEC Title Race

by on 26 October 2015 in Motorsport

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Round seven of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at Shanghai Best Audi driver team currently in second place of the standings with a deficit of just one point 6-hour race in the premium brand’s largest sales market The FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) is turning onto the finish straight. Three quarters into the season, […] More…

FIA WEC: Audi at the 6 Hours of Fuji

by on 12 October 2015 in Motorsport

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A summary of Audi Sport’s performance over the 2015 6 Hours of Fuji race weekend in Japan. More…

Motorsport News Roundup: FIA WEC

by on 9 October 2015 in Motorsport

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All the latest news from the world of Audi Sport in the FIA WEC.

Audi Faces Challenging Task in Japan

by on 5 October 2015 in Motorsport

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The FIA World Endurance Championship WEC is currently one of the most exciting series in motorsport: Audi drivers Marcel Fässler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer (CH/D/F) start the sixth round of the season in Japan on October 11 with a ten-point advantage. Two other events follow before the end of November. The title race in the sports car series remains open. More…