|2012 German Grand Prix: Preview|
| Round 10 of the 2012 Formula One World Championship marks the second home race in succession for the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS team. The German Grand Prix takes place on Sunday 22 July at the Hockenheimring which is just 100kms from the Daimler and Mercedes-Benz headquarters in Stuttgart.
• The 2012 German Grand Prix will be the 33rd held at Hockenheim; Mercedes-Benz power has won twice, in 1998 & 2008
• This year's race marks the tenth anniversary of the circuit's redesign and the construction of the Mercedes Grandstand
• The Drag Reduction System can be deployed for 59% of the lap in qualifying - the fourth highest value of the season
|AUDI DRIVER EKSTRÖM TAKES NEUREUTHER FOR A RIDE ON ICE◾Audi quattro challenge in run-up to the Hahnenkamm Race|
◾German slalom ace 'tests' Mattias Ekström's Audi S1 EKS RX
◾Felix Neureuther: 'Sensational experience'
Ingolstadt/Kitzbühel, January 24, 2015 – A hot test drive in cold Tyrol: On the occasion of the Audi FIS Ski World Cup in Kitzbühel, slalom ace Felix Neureuther did a few laps at the wheel of DTM star Mattias Ekström's Audi S1 EKS RX. In a slalom practice with a difference, the skiing star demonstrated that he is a fast learn....
|A DAY OF CLASSICS – VOLKSWAGEN TRIO EXTENDS ITS LEAD AT THE 'MONTE'Volkswagen duos defy difficult conditions at the Rally Monte Carlo|
◾Ogier/Ingrassia, Latvala/Anttila and Mikkelsen/Fløene lead rivals by just short of a minute
◾Day three: extremely tricky tyre selection for infamous 'Monte' stages
Three doses of pure 'Monte' – Volkswagen overcame extremely demanding conditions and a hugely difficult tyre selection to extend its three-car lead at the top of the overall standings at the Rally Monte Carlo. With just the final Sunday of rallying to come, Sébas....
|ANTON MARKLUND SWITCHES TO EKS FOR 2015Sweden's Anton Marklund will join EKS to drive an Audi S1 EKS RX Quattro in this year's FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy. The 22-year-old, who drove full-time for Volkswagen Marklund Motorsport in last year's World RX, will switch to EKS under two-time DTM Champion, Mattias Ekstrom.|
Alongside his rallycross commitments, Marklund will also compete in the brand new Audi Sport TT Cup: a new-for-2015 one make category which will run at six DTM rounds.
'This is an a....
|AUDI SPORT TT CUP FIELD CONFIRMED◾18 youngsters from 13 nations and three continents|
◾Average age of 20 years underscores Audi's support of young talent
◾Rolf Michl: 'International and attractive field'
Ingolstadt, January 23, 2015 – The first decision in the 2015 Audi Sport TT Cup has been made. The 18 permanent slots for the season have been awarded. A high-caliber jury that included Audi Sport TT Cup coach Markus Winkelhock, Le Mans winner Marco Werner and the former rally driver Sepp Haider selected 15 young int....
|AUDI SPORT TT CUP: 100 DAYS UNTIL THE START◾New Audi one-make cup is entering the final stage|
◾18 permanent slots about to be awarded
◾Project Leader Rolf Michl: 'We could have filled two fields'
Ingolstadt, January 22, 2015 – In exactly 100 days from now, the inaugural race of the Audi Sport TT Cup will start as part of the DTM season opener at the Hockenheimring. The selection process for the 18 permanent slots has been nearly completed by now.
'In making the selections, we were spoiled for choice and, due to the high ....
|CELEBRITY SPOTTING AT THE 'MONTE' – VOLKSWAGEN AND CO. RUN THE WORLD'S FASTEST TAXI SERVICE◾Drifting through Monaco: celebs enjoy rallying up close and personal|
◾Idris Elba, Renaud Lavillenie and Jacky Ickx on board the Polo R WRC
The fastest city tour in the history of Monaco: the Rally Monte Carlo offered celebrities the opportunity to discover the city on the Côte d'Azur from the cockpit of a World Rally Car. Among those stepping into the role as co-driver for double world champion Sébastien Ogier in the Volkswagen Polo R WRC were Hollywood actors, world-class athletes and raci....
|BMW TEAM RLL RETURNS TO THE ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA AS BMW CELEBRATES 40 YEARS OF SPORTS CAR RACING IN THE U.S.A.Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – January 20, 2015… BMW Team RLL will begin its seventh consecutive season of sports car racing competition at this weekend's 53rd annual Rolex 24 at Daytona celebrating a very special anniversary. The race marks the 40th anniversary of BMW's first race in the US and BMW Team RLL will race with the numbers 24 and 25 on its two BMW Z4 GTLM machines in honor of the iconic BMW 3.0 CSL race cars that debuted at the same race four decades ago.|
'40 years ago, while BMW o....
|F1 W06 Hybrid to be unveiled in Jerez on Sunday 1 February 20152015 Formula One World Championship challenger to be revealed before running commences on the opening day of winter testing in Jerez.|
After an intensive winter of development, the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team will officially get back to work with the public unveiling of the F1 W06 Hybrid on Sunday 1 February 2015 at the Circuito de Jerez, Spain.
The next generation of Silver Arrows racing car will make its first appearance in front of assembled media on the opening day of winter ....