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AUDI’S LE MANS RETURN IS SHAPING UP

Audi will return to Le Mans and to sports prototype racing with an electrified sports car in the 2023 season. The successor to the successful Audi R18 is already taking shape. “The new LMDh category fits perfectly with our new set-up in motorsport,” says Julius Seebach, Managing Director Audi Sport GmbH and responsible for Motorsport at … Continue reading

2021 ADAC GT MASTERS FEATURES STRONG FIELD AND TOP CLASS DRIVERS

A strong field, top-class drivers and a wealth of diversity, with seven different manufacturers: the ADAC GT Masters boasts a strong package in its 15th season, in which the title of International German GT Champion is up for grabs for the first time. ADAC Sport President Hermann Tomczyk, ADAC Board Member Lars Soutschka, and ADAC … Continue reading

IGTC’S BIGGEST-EVER BATHURST ENTRY READY TO KICK OFF 2020 DOWN UNDER

22 cars representing nine full-season manufacturers head to Mount Panorama in Australia this weekend for the opening round of 2020’s Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli campaign: the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour (January 31 – February 2). Audi, Bentley, BMW, Ferrari, Honda, Mercedes-AMG and reigning champions Porsche, as well as championship newcomers Aston Martin and … Continue reading

‘MR LE MANS’ LAUNCHES CLASSIC TRIBUTE TO THE WORLD’S MOST FAMOUS ROUND-THE-CLOCK RACE

This summer’s Silverstone Classic (26-28 July) will honour Le Mans, the world’s most famous 24-hour race, with Saturday evening’s on-track action featuring three spectacular sportscar showdowns under the evocative ‘Twilight Tribute to Le Mans’ banner. The exciting initiative was launched today (Wednesday 10 April) at the special Silverstone Classic Preview by Tom Kristensen, the great … Continue reading

AUDI HEADED FOR THE FUTURE WITH FORMULA E AND DTM

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. In the 2017/2018 season, Audi was the first German automobile manufacturer on the Formula E grid. Having scored four victories and a total of eleven … Continue reading

2018 ADAC GT MASTERS WITH CAPACITY GRID

The ADAC GT Masters starts with a high profile and capacity grid into the 2018 season. A total of 23 teams seized the opportunity to secure a starting position for the 2018 season and entered 37 supercars from eight different brand. The 2018 grid will feature Audi, BMW, Corvette, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Mercedes-AMG, Porsche and for … Continue reading

THE FUTURE OF MOTORSPORT: E RACING

The question is… How long a lifespan does the internal combustion engine have, not only in road cars but in racing too? We are seeing more manufacturers, like Mercedes and Porsche committing to Formula E. Mercedes will pull out of the DTM Series and Porsche the World Endurance Championship with their LMP1 cars to concentrate … Continue reading

AUDI WITH NEW MOTORSPORT STRATEGY: FORMULA E INSTEAD OF WEC

Audi is realigning its motorsport strategy. The premium brand will terminate its FIA WEC commitment, including the 24 Hours of Le Mans, at the end of the 2016 season. Instead Audi is taking up a factory-backed commitment in the all-electric Formula E racing series. Speaking to 300 employees of the motorsport department on Wednesday morning, … Continue reading

AUDI SECOND IN TURBULENT RACE IN MEXICO

Audi showed a strong battle in round five of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). Following Audi’s pole position, both Audi R18 cars took turns leading the race in Mexico in the early stage. Car number 8, however, lost more than 30 minutes after suffering damage at the end of the third hour. The number … Continue reading

A WORD FROM FILIPE ALBUQUERQUE

You switched from the DTM to Audi’s LMP program. What is the most fascinating thing about endurance racing and the Audi R18 e-tron quattro for you? There are two big differences. The car generates clearly more downforce and thus has more grip than a DTM touring car. And the biggest difference in general is the … Continue reading

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