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– Season opener at Hockenheim live for first time on new TV partner channel SAT.1
– Farewell race for Mattias Ekström
– Head of Audi Motorsport Dieter Gass: “There are no real favorites” Read More »

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– Virtuality turns into reality
– All-electric concept car to be used as race taxi in Formula E
– Audi’s Chief Development Officer Peter Mertens: “E-mobility is rapidly gaining importance”

With the fully electric “Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo” concept car Audi is now turning electric mobility into a tangible experience in a unique way. Originally developed exclusively for virtual races on PlayStation 4, Audi is making the new race car reality in conjunction with Formula E. Starting with the race in Rome on Saturday, April 14, the Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo will be deployed as a race taxi. Read More »

Three-time British Touring Car Champion Gordon “Flash” Shedden will race an Audi RS 3 LMS in the inaugural World Touring Car Cup (WTCR) this year. The Scotsman who celebrates his 39th birthday today (15 Feb), will compete for Belgian WRT Racing in what is likely to be a 30-race season.

Shedden, who becomes an Audi Sport driver, is expected to commence testing next month with the season scheduled to begin in Marrakech (Morocco) over 7-8 April and close at the Circuito da Guia in Macau (15-18 November), ranked as the world’s most challenging street course and a touring car venue for more than half a century. The championship also visits Argentina, China, Germany, Hungary, Japan, the Netherlands and Portugal. Read More »

– Audi Sport Team WRT celebrates debut victory in iconic endurance race
– Audi most successful brand at Bathurst since GT3 class launch Read More »

– Daytona 24 Hours to open North American IMSA Series
– Intercontinental GT Challenge to kick off with Bathurst 12 Hour in Australia

Two weeks following the one-two win in the 24-hour race in Dubai, the new Audi R8 LMS GT4 will now be racing in North America. The audience there will get to see the customer sport race car for the first time in the traditional opening round of the IMSA Series at Daytona from January 27 to 28. Just one week later, on February 4, the Intercontinental GT Challenge will kick off in Australia. Read More »

– 14 overall and ten class titles clinched by Audi customers in worldwide racing series
– Five overall endurance racing victories in Europe and America
– Model portfolio to grow to three race cars in 2018 Read More »

– Electric racing series to open in Hong Kong with first Audi factory team
– Racing debut of the new Audi e-tron FE04

For the first time, Audi will be competing in motorsport as a factory team with a fully electric race car this weekend (December 2/3). The two races in Hong Kong form the opening event of the new Formula E season in which Audi is the first German automobile manufacturer to be involved. For Team Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler, Daniel Abt and Champion Lucas di Grassi will be at the wheel of the Audi e-tron FE04. Read More »

– DTM Champion right in his first DTM year
– Unusual career in Volkswagen Group
– Audi Sport Team Rosberg wins teams’ and drivers’ titles

Audi driver René Rast (30) is the 2017 DTM Champion, so having written a chapter in motorsport history. The German secured the title in his first DTM season – a feat most recently achieved by the Italian Nicola Larini 24 years ago. On Saturday, Audi had already secured the manufacturers’ and teams’ classifications early in the DTM finale at Hockenheim. Read More »

– Britain’s Jamie Green wins Saturday’s race at Hockenheim in front of Mike Rockenfeller
– Audi early manufacturers’ champion, first teams’ title for Audi Sport Team Rosberg
– Four Audi drivers to battle for drivers’ title in final race

“Golden October” at Hockenheim and a perfect day for Audi: The manufacturer from Ingolstadt on clinching a one-two win in the penultimate race of the season secured all three DTM titles early. Read More »

• Formula E champion Lucas di Grassi in Audi e-tron FE04
• Progressive livery and new powertrain with only one gear
• Daniel Abt becomes Audi factory driver, Allan McNish team principal

Audi has tonight presented the Group’s first ever all-electric racing car in Neuburg, Germany. The Audi e-tron FE04 embodies the company’s transformation from a classic automobile manufacturer to a forward-looking mobility provider on the race track. Read More »