It was another Audi A5 DTM at the front with Filipe Albuquerque topping the chart. Albuquerque hit a 1:25.654 on the the 2.6 mile circuit which bested Rockenfeller’s time of 1:27.271 yesterday by 1.6 seconds. Continue reading ‘Audi’s Albuquerque fastest in second free practice from the Red Bull Ring’
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At Audi, the current DTM Champion, the “title defense” project is running at full stretch. A week before the homologation of the new Audi A5 DTM on March 1 the drivers and their assignment to the total of three Audi factory teams have been confirmed.
New car, new technology, new rules – particularly because the season opener at the Hockenheimring on April 29 is bringing a lot of changes to the most popular international touring car racing series and ringing in a completely new era in the DTM, Audi, the 1990, 1991, 2002, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2011 DTM Champion, is banking on continuity. The long-standing partner teams, ABT Sportsline, Phoenix Racing and Team Rosberg, are fielding the seven Audi A5 DTM cars and the drivers taking the wheel of the seven Audi A5 DTM vehicles at the Hockenheim season opener on April 29 are well-known quantities too. Continue reading ‘Audi confirms 2012 DTM driver lineup’
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’
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’
Martin Tomczyk might have wrapped up the Championship but Audi still has the Team Championship to fight for. Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline sits on top with a 5pt lead over THOMAS SABO / Mercedes-Benz Bank AMG. There is also the battle for second place in the Championship. Mattias Ekstrom sits 2 points behind Bruno Spengler. Continue reading ‘Audi dominates second free practice at Hockenheim’
He has already wrapped up the title, but he doesn’t want to leave it with that: in first free practice for the DTM season finale at the Hockenheimring Baden-Wurttemberg, Martin Tomczyk set the fastest time. With his Audi A4 DTM, the Bavarian drove his fastest lap in 1:33.621 minutes. Second and third place on Friday afternoon were occupied by the two young Mercedes-Benz drivers, Maro Engel and Christian Vietoris. Continue reading ‘Tomczyk tops free practice for the DTM season finale at Hockenheim’
With a 1:25.503, Ekstrom set the fastest time over the 2.25 mile course. Teammate Filipe Albuquerque was just shy with a 1:25.658. Continue reading ‘Ekstrom fastest in warm-up from Nurburgring’
With heavy rains hitting the Norisring DTM weekend, Jarvis was running very well. In this morning’s warm-up, he set the fastest lap with a 55.587. Continue reading ‘Oliver Jarvis fastest in rainy DTM Norisring warm-up’