|AUDI SAYS GOODBYE WITH ONE-TWO VICTORY|
|◾Di Grassi/Duval/Jarvis in Bahrain in front of Fassler/Lotterer/Tréluyer
◾107th sports car victory and Audi's best result this season
◾Emotional departure from the sports car scene with vice-championship title
Saying goodbye with a bang: Audi achieved an impressive one-two victory in the last race of its Le Mans prototypes in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). After clinching pole position in qualifying, the Audi R18 diesel hybrid sports car went on to claim a lights-to-flag victor...[Read more...]|
|FINAL POLE POSITION FOR AUDI IN BAHRAIN|
|◾Audi in grid position one for the sixth time in nine races
◾New lap record in qualifying by Lucas di Grassi
◾Audi R18 in rows one and two on the grid
Ingolstadt/Bahrain, November 18, 2016 - Shining at the end: Lucas di Grassi (BR) and Oliver Jarvis (GB) achieved two personal bests and secured the best possible starting base for Audi at the last sports car event in the company's history.
Audi came out of an emotional roller coaster stronger in Bahrain on Friday. The number 8 Audi ...[Read more...]|
|ROWS TWO AND THREE FOR AUDI AT SHANGHAI|
|• Loïc Duval/Oliver Jarvis (F/GB) in Audi R18 in grid position three|
• Marcel Fassler/Benoît Tréluyer (CH/F) in position five
• Narrow gaps give reason to expect a thrilling race
Although Audi will be starting from positions three and five in round eight of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at Shanghai the brand with the four rings, having set five fastest times to date, has remained the best manufacturer in qualifying this year.
A string has bro...[Read more...]
|AUDI SECOND AT FUJI AFTER STRONG BATTLE|
|◾Lucas di Grassi/Loïc Duval/Oliver Jarvis on podium in Japan
◾Audi drivers reduce deficit in standings
◾Thrilling head-to-head race up until the finish
The 6 Hours of Fuji have never before been as thrilling as this year. In round seven of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), Audi, Porsche and Toyota battled for 6 hours, separated by mere seconds. For five hours, Audi was leading the race, lacking only 1.4 seconds in the end.
Lucas di Grassi/Loïc Duval/Oliver Jarvis (BR/F/GB) show...[Read more...]|
|FIFTH POLE POSITION THIS SEASON FOR AUDI AT FUJI|
|◾Lucas di Grassi/Loïc Duval fastest in number 8 Audi R18
◾André Lotterer/Marcel Fassler fifth
◾Six race cars within just five tenths of a second
Seven races, five fastest times in qualifying: The Audi R18 is the benchmark in qualifying in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) this year. In Japan, Audi managed setting the fourth best time in succession.
Lucas di Grassi/Loïc Duval/Oliver Jarvis (BR/F/GB) will start the 6-hour race at Fuji on Sunday at 11:00 local time from the top spo...[Read more...]|
|AUDI TO CELEBRATE TEN YEARS OF TDI AT LE MANS|
|◾Eight Le Mans victories with TDI technology to date
◾Distance record unbroken to date
◾Fuel consumption reduced by 46 percent
Audi has made history at Le Mans. In 2006, the premium brand became the first manufacturer to win what is arguably the world's toughest endurance race with diesel power. 2016 marks the tenth anniversary of this achievement. Today, the TDI engine is more efficient than ever before and part of a highly complex diesel-hybrid powertrain. Never before has an Audi LMP1 r...[Read more...]|
|NEW AUDI R18 E-TRON QUATTRO EVEN MORE EFFICIENT|
|◾Aerodynamics, hybrid drive and many other details improved
◾Efficient TDI engine consumes even less fuel than before
◾Technologies from Le Mans winning cars now in production at Audi
Ingolstadt, March 21, 2015 – Audi is starting the 2015 season with a thoroughly revised R18 e-tron quattro. In the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and in the Le Mans 24 Hours as the season's pinnacle event, Audi is going to compete with a hybrid sports car in the 4-megajoule class.
A twofol...[Read more...]|
|AUDI R18 E-TRON QUATTRO WITH LASER LIGHT|
|• Audi brings new lighting technology to Le Mans
• WEC, DTM and GT sport in focus again in 2014
• Development Board Member Dr. Hackenberg: 'Motorsport accelerates our developments'
Ingolstadt, December 18, 2013 – At the world premiere of the new Audi R18 e-tron quattro, Audi unveiled another technical highlight of its new LMP1 sports car in Ingolstadt on Wednesday night. In 2014, the brand with the four rings will be running with laser light for the first time in the Le Mans 24...[Read more...]|
|Grand finale for Audi: WEC season's last round in the desert|
|• Audi travels to Bahrain as early Endurance Champions |
• Parting with the current Audi R18 e-tron quattro
• Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich: 'Achieved everything there was to be achieved'
Audi's endurance race team led by Head of Audi Motorsport Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich and Chris Reinke, Head of LMP, has achieved all sporting aims in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) early this season. Therefore, the finale on November 30 will be the icing on the cake for Audi Sport Team Jo...[Read more...]
|Audi Aims For Twelfth Victory At Le Mans|
|- Three Audi R18 e-tron quattro cars at season's top event for sports cars
- Eleven Audi victories clinched at 24 Hours in France
- Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich: Challenge is particularly high this year
On June 22/23, Audi will be competing at the classic 24-hour race at Le Mans for the 15th time. On the 90th anniversary of the world's most important endurance race, the challenge is particularly great for the brand with the four rings, following the most recent changes in the regulations.
Le ...[Read more...]|