Audi headed for a destiny with Formula E and DTM

Posted on 29. Aug, 2018 by in Audi Canada

In a 2017/2018 season, Audi was a initial German vehicle manufacturer on a Formula E grid. Having scored 4 victories and a sum of eleven podiums after twelve races around a globe, Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler claimed a teams’ championship. The joining in a entirely electric racing array that is now experiencing a bang with a appearance of other manufacturers and partners forms a electric post of a brand’s motorsport involvement.

Furthermore, Audi will continue to be active in a DTM and retaining motorsport with inner explosion engines in a future. Next year, a DTM will see one of a many radical changes in a some-more than 30-year-history: In 2019, complicated four-cylinder turbo engines will be introduced. In addition, a supposed “Class One” being driven by a DTM and a Japanese Super GT will make a debut. The new regulations will make it probable to margin a cars in both championships. It provides a basement for a corner races to be hold for a initial time starting in 2019 and increasing internationalization. Following Mercedes-Benz’ exit, a smallest of 3 brands being represented from 2020 on during a latest will be a exigency for Audi’s stability DTM commitment.

“In Formula E, we’re demonstrating Vorsprung durch Technik in e-mobility,” says Peter Mertens, Member of a Board of Management, Technical Development, AUDI AG. “At a same time, we continue to serve rise a inner explosion engines. Four-cylinder turbo units with dual liters of banishment yield a good brew of opening and efficiency. They are a many critical engines worldwide and will be used in Class One starting in 2019. As a result, a DTM – only like Formula E – will accept an increasing anxiety to prolongation development.”

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