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Since 1981, Audi Sport has stood for “Vorsprung durch Technik” in international motorsport. Be it the World Rally Championship, Pikes Peak, Super Touring Cars, DTM, GT racing or Le Mans prototypes: with impressive performance, Audi has led all motorsport projects to success, claiming numerous victories and important championship titles. The motorsport program currently consists of Formula E, DTM, World RX and customer racing.

2020-09-22 Audi Sport with twelve customer racing cars at the season highlight at the Nürburgring 1400x438_22Sep_1.jpg

• Audi Sport with three of its own R8 LMS and six customer racing cars in the 24-hour race
• Three Audi RS 3 LMS in the supporting program in FIA WTCR
• All twelve Audi Sport drivers and the three most successful Audi factory drivers from the DTM in action

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2020-09-19 “Robin Good”: Audi driver Frijns wins again 1400x438_21Sep_2.jpg

• Dutchman celebrates rare lights-to-flag victory in the DTM at the Nürburgring
• Defending champion René Rast completes 1-2 for Audi
• Championship leader Nico Müller recovers to strong fifth after being spun around

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2020-09-13 Five-fold success for Audi in the DTM: Frijns wins amid Müller drama 1400x438_14Sep.jpg

• Dutchman celebrates second victory within eight days
• Teammate Nico Müller only fifth after leading initially
• All six ‘factory’ cars among the best seven places in Sunday’s race

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2020-09-06 Double podium for Audi in the rain at Assen 1400x438_7Sep_wide-crop.jpg

• Robin Frijns second in Sunday’s race ahead of championship leader Nico Müller
• Audi in second, third, fourth and fifth
• Tire strategy and race interruption were decisive factors

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2020-08-22 René Rast wins in Audi podium sweep at Lausitzring 1400x438_24August.jpg

• Defending champion with strong performance in difficult conditions
• Championship leader Nico Müller second after initial lead
• Robin Frijns completes Audi 1-2-3 at the Lausitzring

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2020-08-23 Record run ends after twelve victories: Frijns third at Lausitzring 1400x438_24Aug.jpg

• Spectacular fights on last day of two Lausitzring weekends
• Pitstop strategy of Frijns, Müller and Rast doesn’t work
• Head of Audi Motorsport Dieter Gass: “A fantastic race for the fans”

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2020-08-18 Audi with twelve experienced drivers at the Nürburgring 24 Hours 1400x438_19Aug.jpg

• Nine former Nürburgring 24 Hour race winners in the Audi R8 LMS at the world’s largest car race
• Car Collection Motorsport, Land-Motorsport and Phoenix Racing are the Audi Sport teams
• Audi most successful GT3 manufacturer in the event in Germany’s Eifel region

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2020-08-13 Strong end to the season for Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler in Formula E 1400x438_14Aug.jpg

• DTM champion René Rast just misses out on another podium
• Lucas di Grassi drives from tenth on the grid to sixth place
• Sam Bird in customer car finishes fifth after comeback drive

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2020-08-12 First podium for René Rast in Formula E 1400x438_13Aug.jpg

• DTM champion secures third with spectacular pass on last lap
• Lucas di Grassi still fighting for runner-up spot in the championship
• Podium for customer team Envision Virgin Racing and Robin Frijns

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2020-08-11 Audi R8 LMS continues winning streak in top European racing 1400x438_11Aug_2.jpg

• Six trophies for Audi R8 LMS in GT World Challenge Sprint Cup
• Tim Reiter dominates the season opener of the Audi Sport Seyffarth R8 LMS Cup
• Podium finishes for Audi RS 3 LMS

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2020-08-09 Audi driver di Grassi also scores points in fourth race of Formula E finale 1400x438_11Aug_1.jpg

• Brazilian improves from 12th on the grid to sixth in Sunday race
• René Rast among the top ten for the first time in qualifying
• Fastest race lap for Sam Bird

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2020-08-06 Lucas di Grassi takes podium for Audi in Berlin lucas_di_grassi.jpg


• Brazilian goes from sixth on the grid to third on Thursday evening
• René Rast makes up ten positions after starting from pit lane
• Three Audi e-tron FE06 cars among the top six

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2020-08-05 René Rast scores straight away in Formula E motorsport-article-6Aug-2020.jpg

• DTM champion in the top ten on his debut for Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler
• Lucas di Grassi gains twelve places after mistake in qualifying
• Sam Bird takes a podium for Audi customer team Envision Virgin Racing

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2020-08-03 Audi “quattro”: Fourth victory for the R8 LMS in just two weeks 1400x438_4Aug.jpg

• Audi wins season starts in ADAC GT Masters and Italian sprint racing
• Trophies for the Audi R8 LMS GT4 in America, Germany and France
• Audi RS 3 LMS wins both rounds of TCR Italy at Misano

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2020-08-02 Audi dominates DTM season opener at Spa Audi-dominates-DTM-season.jpg

• Audi RS 5 DTM sweeps top five positions also on Sunday
• René Rast wins duel with Saturday’s winner Nico Müller
• Audi RS 5 DTM breaks 300 km/h barrier

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2020-08-01 Dream start for Audi in the DTM: first to fifth place rs5-first-to-fifth-place.jpg

• Nico Müller wins Saturday’s race at Spa by almost 20 seconds
• Drivers from all three Audi factory teams on the podium
• Head of Motorsport Dieter Gass: “Fantastic result for Audi”

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2020-07-28 Audi ready for Formula E six-pack in Berlin 1400x438_28July.jpg

• Showdown at Tempelhof: six races in nine days to end the season
• Debut for DTM star René Rast in the Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler team
• Record man Lucas di Grassi: “the championship is the goal”

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2020-07-27 Strong start to European endurance season for Audi R8 LMS 1400x438_28July_1.jpg

• Audi wins GT World Challenge Europe Endurance Cup season opener
• Clubsport successes for Audi R8 LMS in Germany and Eastern Europe
• Victories for the Audi RS 3 LMS in Germany, Japan and Canada

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2020-07-27 Audi RS 5 DTM “seems to be made” for Spa A203007_large_Resized.jpg

• DTM season opener at the famous race track in the Ardennes
• Audi drivers with many good Spa memories
• DTM-winning car left strong impression during testing

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2020-07-20 Allan McNish: “Six-pack is an enormous mental and physical challenge” 1400x438_22July_2.jpg

• Audi prepares for the final six Formula E races in Berlin
• “Mission Control” in Neuburg supports with all decisions
• Hygiene concept requires perfect preparation and new distribution of tasks

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2020-07-20 Audi R8 LMS wins in Italy, America and Spain 1400x438_21July_2.jpg

• Thrilling opening victory for Audi Sport Italia at Mugello
• Audi Sport customer teams successful around the globe in all Audi Sport customer racing models

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2020-07-03 René Rast drives Audi Formula E car for the first time René-Rast-drives-Audi-Formula-E.jpg

• Positive impressions during testing of Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler
• Preparation for the restart of the season in Berlin on August 5
• René Rast: “I’m looking forward to the challenge more and more every day”

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2020-04-16 Formula E: Abt and di Grassi compete in sim racing A200408_large.jpg

• ABB Formula E Race at Home Challenge to kick-off on Saturday
• Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi compete from Kempten and São Paulo
• Formula E supports global UNICEF campaign against Covid-19

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2020-04-14 #RaceHome: DTM drivers from Audi in virtual races for a good cause 1400x438_1.jpg

• Charity racing series with the Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo
• Initiative by Audi factory driver Mike Rockenfeller

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2020-03-17 Audi RS 5 DTM new clothes for the championship winning car Audi-RS-5-DTM-new.jpg

• Audi RS 5 DTM the car to beat in the DTM 2020
• Fresh look for the six factory-entered Class 1 race cars
• New partners for Audi Sport

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2020-03-02 Decent score for Audi in Marrakesh 1400x438_2March.jpg

• Lucas di Grassi finishes Formula E race in Morocco in 7th position
• Team Principal Allan McNish: We have work to do

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2020-02-26 Audi starts with Formula E in Africa Audi-starts-with-Formula-E-in-Africa.jpg

• Fifth race of the electric series on Saturday in Marrakesh
• Daniel Abt fit again after his accident in Mexico
• Kelvin van der Linde and Mattia Drudi compete in rookie test

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2020-02-20 Two youngsters test for Audi in Formula E Two-youngsters.jpg

• Kelvin van der Linde and Mattia Drudi at rookie test in Marrakesh
• Important tasks at the season’s only test
• Drudi and van der Linde thrilled about the “completely new challenge”

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2020-02-19 Turbulent day for Audi in Formula E in Mexico Turbulent-day.jpg

• Daniel Abt back in the cockpit just hours after a massive accident
• Lucas di Grassi moves up from 15th place on the grid to 6th
• Customer team Envision Virgin Racing without points after strong qualifying

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2020-02-19 Formula E: latest news and miscellaneous from Mexico City Formula-E.jpg

• Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi visit Audi plant in San José Chiapa
• Circuit in Mexico City features fastest corner in the history of Formula E
• 150 employees and guests of Audi Mexico at the race track

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2020-02-10 Audi aims to continue winning streak in Mexico Audi-aims.jpg

• Formula E to race at Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez on Saturday
• Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi unbeaten in Mexico in the last three years
• Race drivers to visit Audi plant near the capital city before the race

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2020-02-03 Disappointing season opener for Audi Sport Disappointing-season-opener-for-Audi-Sport.jpg

• Round one of the Intercontinental GT Challenge in Australia
• Kelvin van der Linde turns the fastest race lap
• Podium in the Pro-Am class for customer team Hallmarc

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2020-02-03 Audi racing drivers thrill fans at GP Ice Race Audi-racing-drivers-thrill-fans-at-GP-Ice-Race.jpg

• Daniel Abt, René Rast and Benoît Tréluyer put in a spectacular show in Zell am See
• Audi e-tron FE06 and Audi RS 5 DTM sideways on ice and snow
• Rally legend Stig Blomqvist drives historic Audi Sport quattro

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2020-01-31 Six right ones: Audi with unchanged driver line-up in the DTM 2020 six-right-ones-audi.jpg

• Title defender René Rast spearheads Audi line-up
• DTM again an important pillar in AUDI AG’s motorsport program

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2020-01-27 Strong weekend for Audi Sport at Daytona Strong-weekend.jpg

• Audi R8 LMS third in the GTD class at Daytona 24h
• WRT Speedstar Audi Sport clocks upleading laps
• Audi RS3 LMS scores triple win 1-2-3 victory in the TCR-class support race

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2020-01-20 Audi driver di Grassi thrills with comeback drive A200401_large.jpg

• Spectacular E-Prix in the Chilean capital Santiago
• Lucas di Grassi gains 15 places in the race after bad luck in qualifying

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2020-01-14 Audi Sport with strong lineup for tenth Bathurst anniversary 1400x438_01.jpg

• Intercontinental GT Challenge kicks off in Australia
• Five Audi R8 LMS on the grid of 12-hour race
• Audi Sport targets fourth overall victory

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2020-01-14 Formula E begins the New Year in Santiago 1400x438_03.jpg

• Audi drivers Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi set upon clinching trophies in Chile
• Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler most successful team after 60 Formula E races
• Team Principal Allan McNish: “Want to take the momentum from Riyadh with us”

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2020-01-13 Two podium finishes and class victory for Audi Sport in Dubai teaser_news_2072485446.img.image.jpeg

• Dubai 24 Hours stopped due to heavy rain
• Podiums for Car Collection Motorsport and MS7 by WRT
• Class victory for AC Motorsport with Audi RS 3

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2019-11-25 Missed chance for Audi Sport in South Africa Kyalami-9hr-3.jpg

• Audi Sport finishes Intercontinental GT Challenge in third position
• Frédéric Vervisch best Audi Sport contender in drivers’ classification
• Successful debut of the 9 Hours of Kyalami on the race calendar

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2019-11-25 Audi Sport in South Africa with two “fast zebras” audi-sport-r8-lms.jpg

• Audi R8 LMS competes in title race at Kyalami sporting a zebra livery
• Six Audi Sport drivers on the grid with two teams
• Chance for sixth title win in Intercontinental GT Challenge

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2019-11-19 Audi ambitiously begins the new Formula E season audi-ambitiously-begins-the-new-Formula-E-season.jpg

• Season opens with two races in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) on November 22 and 23
• Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi enter their sixth joint season as teammates
• Team Principal Allan McNish: “Intend to battle for both titles”

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2019-11-18 Podium result for Audi Sport in Macau podium-result-for-audi-sport.jpg

• Jean-Karl Vernay in an Audi RS 3 LMS Rang clinches third place in FIA WTCR
• Christopher Haase with Phoenix Racing in fifth spot is best Audi Sport driver in FIA GT World Cup
• Accidents deprive Dries Vanthoor and Kelvin van der Linde of their chances

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2019-09-17 Fourth title for Audi Sport in ADAC GT Masters A1912525_large.jpg

• Kelvin van der Linde/Patric Niederhauser with uncontestable lead in ADAC GT Masters
• Audi R8 LMS defends lead of the standings in the United States and France
• Racing premiere of the Audi R8 LMS GT2 in Spain from September 27 to 29

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