|THIRD 'MONTE' VICTORY IN A ROW: OGIER WINS OPENING ROUND OF THE WRC, MIKKELSEN SECOND|
|◾Volkswagen one-two: 33rd career win for Ogier, 15th podium for Mikkelsen
◾Extremely treacherous conditions, alternating between dry, wet, snow and sheer ice
◾Prize athlete: Volkswagen Polo R WRC claims 35th victory at 40th rally
Wolfsburg (24 January 2016). One-two at the 'Monte', the third in a row for driver, co-driver and team – Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (F/F) enjoyed a magnificent success at the Rally Monte Carlo. Their team-mates Andreas Mikkelsen/Anders Jæger (N/N) fini...[Read more...]|
|AUDI DRIVER ROCKENFELLER WINS ADAC VOTING|
|• DTM Champion is 'ADAC Motorsportsman of the Year 2013'
• Judges recognize sporting success and fair conduct
• Rockenfeller: 'I know how valuable this accolade is'
Ingolstadt, October 24, 2013 – On the race track, Mike Rockenfeller has already been 'number one' this year. And Europe's largest automobile club has now made the Audi factory driver its number one as well: A panel of expert judges voted the DTM Champion 'ADAC Motorsportsman of the Year 2013.'
Walter Röhrl, Mich...[Read more...]|
|Porsche 918 Spyder Tops Global Debut With A Nürburgring Lap Record|
|• Super sportscar equipped with a hybrid drive takes the Nürburgring Nordschleife in 6.57 minutes|
Atlanta. The Porsche 918 Spyder* has conquered the 12.8-mile (20.6-kilometer) lap around the Nürburgring Nordschleife in less than seven minutes. Achieving a time of six minutes and 57 seconds, the super sports car equipped with a hybrid drive shaved 14 seconds off the previous Nürburgring record for a street-legal automobile, and 17 seconds from its run last September.
Wolfgang ...[Read more...]
|Opel Brings its Winners to the Oldtimer Grand Prix|
|◾Rallye world champion: Opel Ascona 400 with Walter Röhrl at the Nürburgring
◾Touring car champion: ITC winner Opel Calibra V6 piloted by Manuel Reuter on site
◾Vintage heroes: Rennwagen 1903, Grand Prix 1913, 'Green Monster' taking part
◾Opel CEO: Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann driving Rekord C 'Black Widow'
Rüsselsheim. Opel will put on quite a show for the 60,000 spectators expected at the 41st AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix on the Nürburgring. When the crème de la crème of vintage car racing...[Read more...]|
|Quattro Silhouettes: Audi At Design Miami/Basel|
|- Scenographer Tim John exhibits his quattro installation
- quattro the legend and quattro the legacy, united as silhouettes
- Audi has been automotive sponsor of this renowned design show since 2006
At Design Miami/Basel held from June 11 to 16, Audi will showcase an installation by Tim John: 'Home of quattro.' The scenographer will portray milestones from quattro history as silhouettes. And two extraordinary Audi models will take center stage: the new Audi RS6 Avant – unveiled at the Ge...[Read more...]|