The 2008 season was one for the record books for Audi. From its American Le
Mans Series and DTM titles to its breathtaking win in the 24 Hours of Le
Mans and snatch of the Le Mans Series championship, the German automaker had
it all. In its bid to...
The World Motor Sport Council met in Monaco on 12 December 2008. The
following decisions were taken:
FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
The following measures to reduce costs in Formula One have been agreed by
the World Motor Sport Council. These...
Audi concentrates on European motorsport
Ingolstadt -- Audi concentrates its motorsport programmes for the 2009
season on the new R15 TDI sport prototype for the 24 Hours of Le Mans,
the re-worked racing touring car A4 DTM and the newly...
72,000 Visitors Celebrate
Formula 1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton and the
Mercedes-Benz Drivers during the 2008 Stars & Cars Day
Stuttgart -- 72.000 Daimler employees and motor sport fans
celebrated Formula 1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton (23)...
Ingolstadt/Zandvoort -- The Dutch round at Zandvoort is a firm
component of the DTM schedule and, not least due to its geographic
location in the North Sea dunes, a highlight for the teams and drivers --
in particular of course for local hero ...
Â§ Because of the live broadcast of the Tour de France's final
weekend, the qualifying for the seventh race of the 2008 DTM at the
Nurburgring this coming weekend will start only at 18:48 h instead of
13:28 h; Sunday's race will begin at 17:35 h...
Ingolstadt -- On 13 April, exactly 182 days after Audi driver Mattias
Ekstrom won the prestigious 2007 DTM title at Hockenheim, the new DTM
season, and thus Audi's "title defence", begins at the same venue. Just
one week later, at Oschersleben,...
Le Mans Series honours the winning Audi team
LMS: The successful Le Mans Series winning squad Audi Sport Team Joest
was honoured in a celebratory atmosphere in front of 500 guests on
Saturday evening in Paris. Head of Audi Motorsport Dr Wolfgang...
"Golden Helmets" for Audi and Dindo Capello
Le Mans: Dindo Capello was presented with the "Golden Helmet" for the
third time after 2003 and 2006. The award given by the Italian specialist
magazine "Autosprint" is regarded as the "Motorsport...
Nine drivers will race in the 2008 DTM with the AMG Mercedes C-Class,
Mercedes-Benz Motorsport announced today. The nine Mercedes-Benz DTM
Bernd Schneider (43 years/Germany): Until the end of the 2007 season,
Paul Di Resta Second
- Paul Di Resta (AMG Mercedes C-Class) finished the eighth round of the
2008 DTM series at Brands Hatch in second place. After 82 laps, Di Resta
came home 0.793sec behind winner Timo Scheider (Audi).
- After eight of 11...
Timo Scheider took the race lead into the first corner at
Hockenheimring, the DTM (Deutsch Tourenwagen Masters) season finale,
and drove flawlessly to hold that lead and win the race, and, more
importantly, the 2008 DTM championship, for ...
What you didn't know about Timo Scheider yet
Ingolstadt/Hockenheim -- 29-year-old German Timo Scheider is the new
DTM Champion, who thus takes over from his team-mate Mattias Ekstrom.
Even though the Audi factory driver ranks among the stars...
First DTM title for Timo Scheider
DTM: The most extensive motorsport programme in the history of AUDI AG is
now the most successful one as well: following the triumph at the 24
Hours of Le Mans and the title wins at the Le Mans series in ...
The tight championship battle between Timo Scheider and Paul di Resta is
the highlight of the DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) season finale
at Hockenheimring, but Mattias Ekstrom had his own ideas, and slipped
by the two championship rivals to...
Ingolstadt/Hockenheim -- Visits by corporate board members, numerous
prominent guests and marketing activities galore dominated Audi's
"off-track" presentation at the DTM's season finale.
At Hockenheim, Audi welcomed the largest number of ...
DELIGHTED AFANASIEV THANKS FORMULA MASTER FOR DTM TEST
Formula Master's Sergey Afanasiev took to the track in DTM team
FutureCom-TME's Audi A4 today at the Circuito de Almeria,
Spain, for his prize test as the Series' Best Team-mate for ...
Atlantic Champion evaluates 2009 options
2008 Formula Atlantic Champion and Rookie Of The Year,Markus Niemela, has
been busy since the end of the Atlantic championship. Right after the
last Atlantic race Markus returned to Europe for a GP2 test...
Audi travels as leader to Spain again
Ingolstadt -- On 21 September at the "Circuit de Catalunya" on the
outskirts of Barcelona the final phase begins in the DTM, the most
popular European racing series after Formula 1. Like last year, ...
News from the Audi DTM team
o Football stars of FC Barcelona visit DTM
o Actors Anja and Gerit Kling as well as Simon Licht at Audi
o Maria de Villota drives two Audi racing taxis
Ingolstadt/Barcelona -- At the DTM's Spanish round Audi...
It wasn't a perfect lap, but with yellow flags popping up throughout
the qualifying session, it was all Timo Scheider could ask for. A time
of 42.084 seconds around Brands Hatch was fast enough to claim the pole
position for tomorrow's DTM...
Cross-Country Rally Sport
Audi driver Martin Tomczyk in the Volkswagen Race Touareg
Wolfsburg - Sand and mud instead of hot tarmac: Audi driver
Martin Tomczyk swapped his Audi A4 DTM for a Volkswagen Race Touareg
from the Dakar Rally for the...
Audi Sport on success track
Ingolstadt -- In the hot phase of the 2008 motorsport season Audi again
underlined their "Vorsprung durch Technik" last weekend with two
victories linked to "Le Mans" -- in the DTM and in the American Le Mans