Extreme E to Require Male, Female Drivers in Each Lineup – e-racing365

Marking a world first in motor racing, Extreme E, the pioneering electric off-road racing series, will see teams field both a male and female driver in its races – promoting gender equality and a level playing field amongst competitors. Read more

Nooo! Audi is pulling out of DTM | Top Gear

Audi’s departure from the DTM had been coming for a couple of months, but few had expected the German manufacturer to pull the plug on its long-standing programme even before the start of the 2020 season. Read more

Audi e-tron Sportback conquers the virtual world

It is the next step in digitalization and virtual experience for the Four Rings: Audi is the first car manufacturer to use “Virtual Market 4,” one of the world’s largest virtual reality events, as a presentation and experience platform for the all-new Audi e-tron Sportback (combined electric power consumption in kWh/100 km* (62.1 mi): 26.3 – 21.6 (WLTP); 23.9 – 20.6 (NEFZ); combined CO2 emissions in g/km* (g/mi): 0). Read more

At the end of the second race of the #RaceHome charity racing series, a guest driver was crowned the victor again.  Read more

DTM News: Dreifachsieg für Audi, überragender René Rast ...

Rene Rast has described Audi’s exit from the DTM as the “worst case scenario” and reminiscent of the German manufacturer’s withdrawal from the FIA World Endurance Championship. Read more

DTM Brands Hatch 2019

On its way to becoming a provider of premium mobility with a carbon-neutral footprint, Audi is realigning the brand’s motorsport program: The four rings will not extend their commitment in the DTM touring car racing series beyond the 2020 season. The management board of AUDI AG made this decision also in light of the economic challenges due to the corona pandemic and communicated it to ITR e.V., the DTM’s umbrella organization, this Monday. Consequently, the successful involvement in Formula E and in customer racing will be taking center stage in Audi’s future motorsport activities. The brand has been represented in Formula E ever since the popular fully electric racing series was started in 2014. With 41 trophies, Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler has been the most successful Formula E team over the years. Off the race track, Audi is planning to generate about 40 percent of its sales with electric cars and plug-in-hybrids by 2025. Read more

Formula E organisers have in principal agreed a five-year contract extension for the Rome E-Prix, which will keep a race in the Italian capital city on the calendar until 2025. Read more

ITR chairman Gerhard Berger says he is now ready to entertain the possibility of running DTM races behind closed doors, but only to “get the ball rolling”. Read more

Haas F1 tester Fittipaldi signs with Audi for DTM debut at Hockenheim

Two-time Le Mans 24 Hours winner Hans-Joachim Stuck has advised the DTM to adopt GT3 cars to ensure the continued survival of the fabled touring car category. Read more