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Audi is ready for one of the greatest challenges in motorsport: the Le Mans 24 Hours. Before the race on Saturday (start at 15.00, CEST), drivers and officials are confident. Quotes after qualifying.

Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich (Head of Audi Motorsport): “I’m pleased with the work done by the entire squad. We went through everything that was possible in the time that was available to us. However, there were many interruptions during the three qualifying sessions. That interfered a little with our programs. Still, Audi has prepared well for the Le Mans 24 Hours. There are many strong rivals and teams in contention for victory. The crowd can look forward to seeing a classic in the 83rd running of the race.” Read More »

– Endurance classic on 13th and 14th June at La Sarthe
– Audi with lowest energy consumption in the field
– R18 e-tron quattro with new Audi ultra technology

Audi is set on continuing its string of victories in the world’s toughest endurance race on 13th and 14th June. Five times in succession, the sports cars with the four rings have won the iconic race since 2010. Audi is now battling for an amazing 14th victory in the Le Mans 24 Hours in the past 16 years. The efficiency technology Audi ultra is a major element of the Audi R18 e-tron quattro hybrid sports car’s overall concept this year. Read More »

– Albuquerque/Bonanomi fastest Audi drivers
– All three hybrid sports cars thoroughly prepared
– Audi Sport Team Joest gathers valuable data for race week

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– Three R18 e-tron quattro cars in second WEC race
– Two aerodynamic versions of the hybrid sports car on the grid
– WEC debut for Filipe Albuquerque

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Audi Albuquerque– Portuguese is about to make his debut in the FIA WEC
– Significant differences to touring car program in the DTM
– Varied preparation at the beginning of sports car career

Audi factory driver Filipe Albuquerque (Portugal) is facing a major challenge on switching from touring car to endurance racing. The Portuguese will contest his first race in the Audi R18 e-tron quattro diesel hybrid sports car at round two of the WEC at Spa (Belgium) on May 3. Read More »

Audi Muller14– Filipe Albuquerque to switch to Audi’s LMP and GT program
– Young talent Nico Müller convinced in tests with Audi RS 5 DTM
– Dieter Gass: “Nico’s speed and personality fit Audi”

A new face in Audi’s driver line-up for the 2014 DTM season: Nico Müller will be making his debut in the most popular international touring car series under the symbol of the four rings. Read More »

– More than 7,000 test kilometres in four days at Barcelona
– All eight Audi DTM drivers in action
– Timo Scheider: “I was impressed by the option tyre”

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– Experience is trumps: eight Audi drivers have 34 wins between them
– ‘Norisring King’ Jamie Green high-calibre new signing
– Rahel Frey leaves DTM, Miguel Molina remains with squad

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– Filipe Albuquerque with Alex Job Racing is best Audi driver
– Teams are mainly focused on race preparation
– All four Audi R8 GRAND-AM cars are thoroughly prepared

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