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  1. Volkswagen News Blog
    Daniel Abt has been fined €10,000 and has been disqualified from the latest Formula E Race at Home Challenge race for hitting a professional sim-driver to race in his place. The race was being held, in part, to raise funds for UNICEF's COVID-19 relief fund. Abt had originally finished in third...
  2. Misc. Professional Racing
    Last year Audi Sport Abt Schaeffler and Virgin Racing announced a multi-year deal that would see the Audi squad supply Virgin with complete Formula E cars from Season 5 onward - the first and so far the only customer deal Audi has reached in Formula E. It's safe to say that after two rounds...
  3. Misc. Professional Racing
    We always knew the coming generation of Formula E car would be sexy, but seeing them in full livery is even better. And it’s not just the body that’s new. For 2019 Formula E teams are allowed to design their own motor, inverter, gearbox, rear suspension, and software. That’s good news for Audi...
  4. Volkswagen News Blog
    When Audi unveiled the Vision GT dream car for the Gran Turismo series, it looked so wild that no one would have faulted them for making it a motionless full-scale model. But instead, they promised to put it to work as a race taxi for the Formula E racing series. Last weekend, the car had its...
  5. Misc. Professional Racing
    Audi's highly anticipated Formula E debut in Hong Kong really sucked. Absolutely nothing went right for Audi during Formula E's season-opening weekend. Team Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler's new e-tronFE04 cars looked fast during free practice, but due to a red flag during qualifying drivers Daniel...
  6. Misc. Professional Racing
    The Macau Grand Prix is always good for an accident or two or 16— you may remember Audi’s race ending crash last year —and this year’s event didn’t disappoint. It didn’t take long for things to get messy on the tight road circuit. On the opening lap of the qualifying race a 16-car pileup caused...
  7. Misc. Professional Racing
    Audi has pulled the veil from its first-ever Formula E car – the Audi e-tron FE04.  The all-electric racecar, presented during a special event held it Neuberg Wednesday night, will be fielded by the factory-backed Team Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler. In Formula E, which is a spec series, the...
  8. Misc. Professional Racing
    (Update: Welp, it's official. Porsche announces exit from WEC and confirms Formula E campaign) Porsche has lost faith in Audi’s ability to “come back” to Le Mans and so will instead go after its stablemate in Formula E. That’s according to r eports from across the racing world that...
  9. Volkswagen News Blog
    Driving down East Ocean Boulevard in Long Beach, California, it's apparent something is going on.  Banners hang from flag poles, advertising 'Gran Prix Week' to anyone with wandering eyes and a few moments to spare.  The branding of various race series are posted on buildings.  Certain streets...
  10. Open Wheel Racing
    US racing star to stand in for Dario Franchitti in Mexico MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - Formula E podium finisher Scott Speed will be part of the championship’s world feed commentary team for round five of the series, which takes place in Mexico City on March 12. Speed, who is racing for the Andretti...
  11. Open Wheel Racing
    Strategic partnership between Volkswagen and Team Abt Schaeffler continues on a successful track Brazilian Lucas di Grassi has once again earned a place on the podium in the fourth running of the Formula E in Argentina. The driver for Team Abt Schaeffler and strategic partner Volkswagen finished...
  12. Misc. Professional Racing
    Successful start to the season continues for the strategic partnership between Volkswagen and the ABT Schaeffler Audi Sport team Lucas di Grassi tops the drivers' standings with 39 points The team has also taken the lead in the team standings with 49 points At the end of an eventful second...
  13. Misc. Professional Racing
    Strategic involvement in the international FIA championship series for electric vehicles First race of the second season to take place on 17 October in Beijing Volkswagen is participating in the FIA Formula E Championship series as a strategic partner of the ABT Schaeffler team. The...
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