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Walter Röhrl is the First Non F1 Driver in the Motorsport Hall of Fame

by on 1 February 2019 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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Legendary rally driver Walter Röhrl has been inducted into the FIA’s Motorsports Hall of Fame, becoming not only the first rally driver to receive the honor, but the first non-Formula 1 driver. You’re reading this site, so it’s likely that you already know all about Röhrl, but here’s a quick refresher just in case. Röhrl grew up in […] More…

Audi claims third victory in Bathurst 12 Hour

by on 6 February 2018 in Fourtitude News Motorsport

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It was a story of highs and lows for Audi at this weekend’s Bathurst 12 Hour. On the positive side, privateer entry Audi Sport Team WRT came away from its first-ever tour around the storied Mount Panorama Circuit in Australia’s Blue Mountains with an overall victory in its Audi R8 LMS. Drivers Robin Frijns of The […] More…

Audi Aims for Repeat at Nürburgring 24 Hour

by on 20 May 2016 in Motorsport

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Six Audi teams in 24-hour race in the Eifel Twelve former winners in Audi R8 LMS on the grid Nearly 26 hours of live coverage on television The biggest racing spectacle in Germany has upped the ante once more. For the first time, Audi will be present with nine R8 LMS cars in the field […] 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…

Andreas Mikkelsen and Scott Speed to Join Audi Sport TT Cup for Season Opener

by on 3 May 2016 in Motorsport

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This weekend’s Audi Sport TT Cup season opener will receive a bit more star power, as Audi announced today that Volkswagen Motorsport’s Andreas Mikkelsen and Scott Speed will bring their talents to the spec-series.  Mikkelsen will certainly be a strong contender as he currently sits fourth in the overall FIA World Rally Championship points standings, but […] More…

Audi RS 5 DTM Leaves Strong Impression

by on 12 April 2016 in Motorsport

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Audi Sport underwent four days of rigorous testing this past week at Germany’s Hockenheimring, traveling just over 5400 miles in total in preparation of the 2016 DTM season.  Seven series Audi RS5 DTMs were tested by Audi Sport teams Abt Sportsline, Phoenix Racing and Rosberg, as were two additional cars fielded by Audi Sport themselves […] More…

Gallery: Audi Gruppe S Prototype by Benno Reiss-Zimmermann

by on 8 April 2016 in PhotoGraphic

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As one of the greatest racecars to never exist, the Audi Gruppe S Prototype is something of a legend among Audi faithful and WRC enthusiasts.  As George has gone into great detail about the car in the past, we’ll defer to his piece for background information, and focus in on these recent photos of the car […] More…

Render: German Design Student Envisions Audi’s Motorsport Future

by on 6 April 2016 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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It all started with a question- what will Motorsport look like in 2039?  This may sound simple, but with ever-tightening sound and safety regulations, the car of that era may not compete on anything like what we’ve seen.  It was with these questions in mind that German design student Peter Semenov put pen to paper […] More…

Audi Motorsport Newsletter

by on 8 March 2016 in Motorsport

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Audi wins in Australia Audi race driver competes in SUV against jet aircraft Mattias Ekström masters steep road in Audi A4 quattro Two Audi privateer drivers took a win in the season opener of the Australian GT Championship. Audi victory in Australian opener Audi privateers James Koundouris and Marcus Marshall celebrated a win in the […] More…

Motorsport News Roundup: GT Racing and Audi Sport customer racing

by on 9 October 2015 in Motorsport

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All the latest news from the world of Audi Sport customer racing. Blancpain Sprint Series: Mixed Feelings for WRT as Vanthoors Injured Amidst Victory [source: Audi Sport] The Belgian Audi Club Team WRT went through an emotional roller coaster during round 6 of the Blancpain Sprint Series at Misano. In Sunday’s main race, seventh (Stéphane […] More…

Audi F1 Rumors Just Got a Whole Lot More Serious

by on 22 September 2015 in Motorsport Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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Rumors surrounding an Audi move to Formula 1 just got a whole lot more credible this morning when Georg Kacher published a story in Autobild that seems to confirm an intended move. Essentially, it says Audi will move to F1 in 2018. Not surprisingly, Audi has been quick to quell those rumors. Aren’t There Always […] More…

SONIC Tools Becomes Official Hand Tool Supplier for IMSA

by on 18 September 2015 in Industry News

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America’s newest tool brand becomes a technical partner for TUDOR Championship and Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge DAYTONA BEACH,  Fla.– The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) and Sonic Tools today announced a multiyear agreement that presents SONIC Tools  as the Official Hand Tool Supplier of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship (to become the IMSA WeatherTech […] More…