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– Defending champion also wins Sunday’s race at the Nürburgring
– Maximum points haul and third place in the overall standings
– Head of Audi Motorsport Dieter Gass: “Fantastic for René, fantastic for Audi”

Audi driver René Rast achieved the perfect DTM weekend at the Nürburgring: As he did on Saturday, the defending champion also claimed pole position and victory on Sunday. As a result, he scored the maximum possible points with his Audi RS 5 DTM and moved up to third overall in the overall standings. Read More »

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– Brand confirms factory commitments in Formula E and DTM top-caliber series
– Fans to see fully electric motorsport and popular touring car races
– Board Member for Technical Development Mertens: Increased reference to production development

In 2019, Audi will continue to compete with electric power in motorsport. At the same time, the manufacturer will prolong its factory-backed commitment in the popular DTM touring car series. Read More »

– Third place for the reigning Champion in Sunday’s race at Brands Hatch
– Only 1.376 seconds separate Audi and Rast from second victory of the season
– All three Audi teams score points at Brands Hatch

Fourth on Saturday, third on Sunday: defending Champion René Rast from Audi Sport Team Rosberg scored 28 points as the DTM returned to England and, in doing so, took yet another podium in the popular touring car race series. Read More »

– DTM to race on Grand Prix Circuit at Brands Hatch for the first time
– Audi drivers on technically challenging old-school track

At Brands Hatch (England), the Audi DTM teams will start the second half of the season on the weekend of August 11/12. For the first time, the popular touring car racing series is using the tradition-steeped Grand Prix Circuit. A very challenging track profile with high cornering speeds is in store for the six Audi drivers. Read More »

– 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 »

– 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 »