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With the Audi RS Q e-tron’s innovative powertrain concept, Audi set out to make a statement about the future at the 2022 Dakar Rally. And it did so in style, by all accounts of the main protagonists after the 12 stages in the Saudi Arabian Desert.
Stéphane Peterhansel, Audi Factory Driver, has won the Dakar Rally 14 times.
Carlos Sainz, Audi Factory Driver, is a Rally legend and has been racing for more than 40 years.
Mattias Ekström, Audi Factory Driver, and his co-driver Emil Bergkvist took ninth place, finishing the Dakar Rally in Jeddah as the best Audi driver team.
Oliver Hoffmann, Member of the Board of Management for Technical Development at AUDI AG
Julius Seebach, Head of Audi Sport