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  1. Blog
    It's been more than a season since British-born Katherine Legge departed from her seat with the Audi Sport DTM squad and we've just got word that she's landed a new multi-year deal. Katherine had raced in IndyCar before so it may not be surprising that she'll be returning to the series now that...
  2. Blog
    Often compared to America's SEMA Show, the tuner-focused Essen Motor Show is really something more unto itself. Whereas the SEMA Show is really an industry only affair and with no day for a media push, Essen is there for the public, the car enthusiast and also there as a platform of PR for...
  3. Blog
    The roster for the upcoming 2011 Race of Champions has grown today with the addition of 41-year old Heinz-Harald Frentzen. Frentzen might be best known for a ten-year run in Formula 1 but might be better known one websites such as this one for his brief stint on Audi's DTM squad. Just one year...
  4. Blog
    It's been brought to our attention that we may have been mistaken in our reporting of Martin Tomczyk landing over at BMW. The news was brought to our attention outside of Audi and when the Audi press release confirming Tomczyk's departure was announced we assumed it was confirmed. As of this...
  5. Blog
    As likely with most of our race fan reader base, we were surprised this morning to learn that 2011 DTM Champion Martin Tomczyk will be exiting his Audi A4 racecar for a new BMW next season , and hot off of the acquisition of his 2011 DTM Championship title. Martin will be missed, though perhaps...
  6. Audi Sport
    During our forum Q&A with Johan de Nysschen yesterday, Audi of America's chief put a question to Audi enthusiasts while chatting about motorsport. Johan wrote: Last October, Grand Am/Rolex Series organizers confirmed they planned to bring the DTM racing model to the USA by 2013. Considering...
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    Just like the character in the movie that bears his nickname, Mike Rockenfeller (a.k.a. Rocky) has figuratively gotten back up and dusted himself off following a truly terrifying wreck in Le Mans. Depicted in the video below, the accident that saw his #1 Audi R18 TDI demolished seemed the stuff...
  8. Blog
    #4FACT If Audi Had Le Mans Sunday Scrutineering Slot, 2010 Winner Rocky Would have Missed it Due to DTM Schedule Conflict Context Though technically just a technical inspection, scrutineering in Le Mans' city center in the shadow of the town's ornate cathedral is a big part of the show. Throngs...
  9. Blog
    As we get closer to the R18 TDI's race debut this weekend at Spa, Tom Kristensen has helped drum up the interest by posting a new video by Audi TV to his Facebook fan page. The video, entitled 'Keeping Track with the Tracks' provides good background on courses such as Hockenheim, the...
  10. Blog
    This past weekend the 2011 DTM series was officially kicked off with the traditional demonstration and celebration in downtown Wiesbaden. Each year the series closes off the streets of its home town and invites tens of thousands of fans to take part. The event includes a little bit of...
  11. Blog
    We've added a collection of photos to our gallery of the Audi Sport DTM squad testing at the Lausitzring. These are among some of the first shots we've seen of the 2011-spec cars out on track. Check them all out after the jump. Full Story
  12. Blog
    Several days ago Audi Sport released information and a limited collection of photos detailing the race liveries (i.e. paint schemes) of their factory-backed cars for the 2011 season. At the time this included just three of the team but now we've got diagrams and photos of each added to our...
  13. Blog
    Our French friends over at AudiPassion.com have run a photo gallery of the Audi stand at the Essen, Germany vintage show Techno Classica. This event is a regular stop for Audi Tradition and one we regret we haven't had a chance to attend yet. That said, we can live vicariously through...
  14. Blog
    Audi Sport hasn't yet announced its final 2011 driver lineup but MotorsportTotal.com suggests they've got the word on upcoming driver changes and moves by Ingolstadt amongst its DTM squad. Here's a quick rundown. <b>Mike Rockenfeller</b> didn't just win the 24 Hours of Le Mans last year. The...
  15. Blog
    Audi TV on YouTube has published a beautifully shot five minute video of highlights from the 2010 season. As Audi dominance goes, 2010 wasn't exactly one for the books in the DTM but that hasn't stopped the video production team at Audi AG from making one seriously captivating video short. Watch...
  16. Blog
    AutoSport magazine is reporting that Audi Sport has made a driver change ahead of the DTM finale in Shanghai. French driver Alex Premat will not join the team in China, his #12 TV Movie A4 instead to be driven by Darryl O'Young. AutoSport is generally quite accurate but quotes from Audi Sport...
  17. Blog
    No doubt the Grand Am's announcement of a full season DTM series as part of its Rolex series sportscar weekends (and maybe even a NASCAR weekend here or there) is of high interest to Audi enthusiasts. Audi has been a staple in the German touring series for years so fans might guess they could...
  18. Blog
    We've been hearing whispers of DTM racing somehow linked to Grand-Am all season but official word has finally come through and that news is much better than we'd hoped. According to SPEED, a 12-race US-based DTM championship will begin in the 2013 season. The series is reported to be a support...
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