A disappointing end to the Formula E race weekend in Rome for Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler: on Sunday, both Lucas di Grassi and René Rast did not finish the race following accidents. Despite starting from pole position, customer team Envision Virgin Racing also remained without any points in the second race. Read more

Eibach: A true champion: René Rast new brand ambassador for Eibach

Rene Rast is leaving the door open for a return to the DTM in 2022 due to Audi’s impending exit from Formula E at the end of the current campaign.

Three-time DTM champion Rast was signed by Audi for the 2020/21 FE season alongside Lucas di Grassi, having impressed the marque as a replacement for the ousted Daniel Abt in Berlin last year.

He entered Formula E with a view to forge a long-term career in the all-electric series, even giving up on a fifth season in the DTM due to clashes between the two championships.

But days after pre-season testing at Valencia in December, Audi announced that it would quit Formula E after the final round of the season, leaving an uncertain future for the German driver. Read more

The Audi e-tron FE07 was again one of the fastest cars on the grid in the second race of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship in Diriyah (Saudi Arabia). Nevertheless, Saturday’s race ended rather disappointingly for Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler with the 8th and 17th positions.

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Rene Rast has announced that he won’t continue in the DTM for the first year of its GT3 era to defend his title. Read more

Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler begins its final season as a factory team in Formula E with big goals: Lucas di Grassi and his new teammate René Rast want to clinch victories and fight for the title in the series’ first year as a world championship. The season kicks off with two night races in Diriyah (Saudi Arabia). Read more

FE - A new season of all-electric racing kicks off in Saudi Arabia |  Federation Internationale de l'Automobile

Formula E has announced that its Saudi Arabia night races will go ahead as planned in late February and will move to become the opening round of the 2021 season. Read more

Audi’s Class One-spec DTM engine could find its way into the manufacturer’s upcoming ‘electric’ Dakar Rally challenger in 2022, Autosport has learned. Read more

Long-time Audi partner Abt Sportsline has become the first existing DTM team to announce that it will stay in the DTM following its move to GT3 regulations in 2021. Read more

In an extremely thrilling finale of the Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC), Audi Sport Team WRT improved from seventh place to second position. Mirko Bortolotti/Frédéric Vervisch/Charles Weerts crossed the finish line 22 hundredths of a second behind the winners in the rain chaos behind the safety car. However, in addition to the joy about the improvement in the course of the race, there was also disappointment in the Audi camp: victory seemed within reach shortly before the end. Read more

Dakar 2022

Audi is facing one of the greatest challenges in motorsport: The brand with the four rings will be competing in the famous Dakar Rally for the first time in 2022 with an innovative prototype. The alternative drive concept combines an electric drivetrain with a high-voltage battery and a highly efficient energy converter for the first time. Cross-country rallying will be the spearhead of the factory motorsport commitment in the future. Read more