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Strong Audi presence at 2011 Race of Champions

Race of Champions 525-HP Audi R8 LMS

Audi will be represented at the 2011 Race of Champions at the ESPRIT arena in Dusseldorf on December 3 and 4, 2011 with its strongest line-up ever. As many as four Audi “factory” drivers will compete with Michael Schumacher, Sebastian Vettel & company. In addition, the brand with the four rings is deploying the 525-HP Audi R8 LMS to the meeting of the world’s best race and rally drivers as the most powerful competition vehicle in the field. Continue reading ‘Strong Audi presence at 2011 Race of Champions’

Volkswagen at the Race of Champions

Volkswagen at the Race of Champions

Will the Formula One world champion strike back in the Scirocco R-Cup race car in 2011? After the premiere last year the bio natural gas coupe will again be fielded at the 2011 Race Of Champions: a good opportunity for Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel to get revenge in the 275-HP Scirocco for last year’s defeat against U.S. motocross star Travis Pastrana. Continue reading ‘Volkswagen at the Race of Champions’

Race Of Champions comes to iPhone, iPad and Android devices

Race Of Champions comes to iPhone, iPad and Android devices featuring the VW Scirocco

Gallery and video after the jump!

Fans of the yearly Race Of Champions event and race game fans in general can look forward to what specialists see as the most technologically advanced racing game on mobile platforms.

IMP, organizers of the Race Of Champions, have concluded an agreement to co-publish a state of the art racing game together with racing game specialist Invictus. The game is available on iTunes and available soon on Android. Continue reading ‘Race Of Champions comes to iPhone, iPad and Android devices’

ROC: International racing elite compete in Porsche 911 GT3 Cup

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The Porsche 911 GT3 Cup is the most-produced race car in history. To date, over 2,000 vehicles have been delivered to customers around the world. And now, the 450 hp GT racer from Weissach belongs to the official competition cars at the Race of Champions, where a number of the world’s most talented and famous racing celebrities from the most diverse disciplines come together in Dusseldorf on 27/28 November. Continue reading ‘ROC: International racing elite compete in Porsche 911 GT3 Cup’

Volkswagen Group is New Partner for Race of Champions

Volkswagen Group is New Partner for Race of Champions, Audi R8 LMS

The Volkswagen Group is a new vehicle partner for the Race of Champions in Düsseldorf with the three brands Audi, Porsche and Volkswagen. Formula-1 idols Michael Schumacher and Sebastian Vettel, motorcycle ace Mick Doohan, Le Mans champion and record holder Tom Kristensen and many other motorsport legends will compete on a unique circuit course in the domed soccer arena on 27 and 28 November. The Volkswagen Group will be supplying some fascinating race machines for the exciting car duels: the Audi R8 LMS, the Porsche 911 GT3 and the Scirocco R-Cup. Continue reading ‘Volkswagen Group is New Partner for Race of Champions’

Audi R8 LMS at Race of Champions

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When the prestigious Race of Champions as a contest of the world’s best race and rally drivers visits Düssseldorf on November 27 and 28, Audi will be part of the action too. The Audi R8 LMS will be one of the cars in which past and present motorsport stars like Tom Kristensen, Sebastian Vettel, Alain Prost and their colleagues will compete with each other. Continue reading ‘Audi R8 LMS at Race of Champions’

Busy schedule for Audi Motorsport in the last month

Busy schedule for Audi Motorsport in the last month
  • Exploits for Ekström and Pirro in Beijing
  • Frank Biela wins 24-hour race on the Nürburgring
  • DTM champion stressed by a full calendar
  • Dindo Capello challenges Valentino Rossi
  • Okyama results corrected
  • Audi R8 LMS is one of the developments of the year

Exploits for Ekström and Pirro in Beijing

ROC: As many as two Audi drivers were successful at the “Race of Champions” in Beijing: Audi “factory” driver Mattias Ekström – after 2006 and 2007 – won the competition of the world’s best race and rally drivers for as much as the third time. Ekström defeated his teammate Tom Kristensen, Formula 1 world champion Jenson Button and Formula 1 record world champion Michael Schumacher at the event. In the supporting program the former Audi “factory” driver Emanuele Pirro secured victory in the “ROC Beijing Challenge.” The Italian prevailed against Dakar winner Giniel de Villiers in the finale.

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Volkswagen Scirocco debuts in the Race of Champions

This years Race of Champions was spectacular! Thanks to freecaster.tv, you could watch it live from any where. If you missed it head over to Radio Le Mans to relive the action, catch the Scirocco’s and watch Mattias Ekstrom defeat Mr. Schumacher! Gallery after the jump!

Race of Champions: motorsport world stars in the Volkswagen Scirocco

Michael Schumacher, Sebastian Vettel, Jenson Button, David Coulthard, Mattias Ekström or Giniel de Villiers – the world’s best racers started from the grid at the Race of Champions in Beijing.

For the first time, the racing version of the Volkswagen Scirocco was part of the action. 16 top-class drivers competed with identical vehicles in the annual event at Beijing’s famous Olympic Stadium, both in a national and in a single classification. On Tuesday, the “Nations Cup” went to the German team consisting of Sebastian Vettel and Michael Schumacher. The title win of the Race of Champions was celebrated for the third time by Audi factory driver Mattias Ekström, who prevailed against his select rivals at the wheel of – among others – a Scirocco.

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