Audi R8 LMS on pole at Spa

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  • Frank Stippler sets best time before 24-hour race
  • Thrilling race to be expected due to close gaps
  • Audi is best in six brands among the top ten

Frank Stippler only needed an advantage of 17 thousandths of a second. This was the margin by which the 40-year-old professional driver from Audi Sport Team WRT secured the best time in the decisive Superpole shootout for the Spa 24 Hours. His team-mate Laurens Vanthoor (B) achieved the sixth-best time.

Note: You can watch live: http://www.24hoursofspa.com/live

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Audi extends dynamic piloted driving lead at Sonoma Raceway as production nears

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  • Audi RS 7 piloted driving prototype “Robby” tested at limits of speed and handling to prove technology’s future capabilities in highway driving
  • Audi reveals piloted driving roadmap to U.S. political leaders and Silicon Valley innovators
  • Audi Traffic Jam Pilot technology will appear first in next-generation Audi A8

Piloted driving at Audi achieves new levels of racing speed on the road to series production of the technology in a few years. On one of the most demanding circuits in the world, Sonoma Raceway in California, the latest generation of the Audi RS 7 piloted driving concept has exceeded the previous top performances again. Audi will offer piloted driving first in the next generation of the Audi A8.

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Audi sets 54th consecutive monthly U.S. sales record in June 2015

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  • Sales for the month rose 8.3% to 18,262 vehicles
  • Third-best sales month in Audi of America history
  • Demand for Audi SUV models increased 24.1% for the month

Audi reported that its June 2015 sales increased 8.3% to 18,262 vehicles, a total that stands as the third-best monthly result ever in the U.S. market.

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High tech all the way – the new Audi A4 and A4 Avant

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More powerful, more efficient, more intelligent: the new Audi A4 and A4 Avant feature numerous premium technologies which set higher benchmarks for their class. Elegant design blends with an innovative control concept, and lightweight construction meets new, efficient drivetrain solutions. The A4 and A4 Avant are also ahead of their peers in terms of infotainment and assistance systems. As a result, Audi drivers can look forward to a truly high-tech experience ― an innovative synthesis of technology and esthetics.

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Mission to the moon: AUDI AG supports the German Team at Google Lunar XPRIZE

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  • Technical support for the Part-Time Scientists team
  • Audi know-how incorporated into the “Audi lunar quattro” moon rover
  • Luca de Meo, Board Member for Sales and Marketing: “We want to inspire others to partner with the project”

Audi is taking off for the moon – along with the Part-Time Scientists. Nearly 45 years after NASA’s Apollo 17 completed the last manned mission to the moon, the cooperating partners have selected the old landing site of Apollo 17 as the new target.

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2016 B9 Audi A4/S4 intelligence Round up

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Here’s what we know so far about the upcoming 2016 B9 A4 & S4. We expect Audi to unveil the cars in September at the International Motor Show Germany in Frankfurt. If the current timelines of the RS cars holds we should see an RS 4 two-years after. There’s a lot of speculation about the engine options. Most of the engine combinations listed below apply to Europe. However, for North American A4 we can expect two TFSI variants including an e-tron along with a TDI option.

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Fan Guide: 2015 24 Hours of Le Mans

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This year there will be several options for viewing the 83rd running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. As an Audi fan, this year is gearing up to be incredible with 3 Audi R18 e-tron quattros on the grid. There will be several options for keeping up with the race. We will be updating the front-page as well as our twitter as the race progresses. 

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Audi ready for the 24 Hours of Le Mans

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  • All three Audi R18 e-tron quattro cars on 2nd and 3rd rows of the grid
  • Intense Thursday for the Audi Sport Team Joest mechanics
  • Head of Audi Motorsport Dr. Ullrich: “We have three very good racecars”

After an arduous day’s work on Thursday, Audi Sport Team Joest is now ready for the greatest challenge of the 2015 motorsport season – the 24 Hours of Le Mans (start Saturday at 1500 CEST).

Audi RS 5 DTM meets Ducati Superbike

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  • DTM and IDM at the Lausitzring
  • Joint weekend for Audi and Ducati
  • Superbike Champion Forés: “Audi RS 5 DTM is a fascinating car”

A family get-together of the fast kind: Audi DTM driver Miguel Molina and his Spanish compatriot Xavi Forés, who competes in the German motorcycle racing series IDM on a Ducati, met in the pit lane of the Lausitzring on Friday night.

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​Audi celebrates one-two-three-four win at Lausitzring

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  • Jamie Green with second victory of the season back at the top of the standings
  • Mortara, Ekström and Molina complete Audi triumph
  • Six of the eight Audi drivers score points

A great day for Audi in the DTM: At the Lausitzring, the brand with the four rings celebrated a commanding one-two-three-four victory on Saturday evening and remains unbeaten in the 2015 DTM. Jamie Green in the Hoffmann Group Audi RS 5 DTM of Audi Sport Team Rosberg recaptured the lead of the standings on scoring his second success of the season. Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline in positions two, three and four completed Audi’s triumph.

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