Formula E, DTM and DFB-Pokal: A weekend of sports superlatives for Audi

Posted on 14. May, 2018 by in Audi Canada

For Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler, a Berlin E-Prix is on a bulletin on Saturday, May 19. It will be a initial competition on home dirt for Audi in a ABB FIA Formula E Championship given Audi entered a innovative racing array with a factory-backed commitment. “Accordingly, we have high expectations and are really vehement about a event,” says Head of Audi Motorsport Dieter Gass. “The seats in a grandstands in Berlin have been sole out for weeks, that shows a strenuous seductiveness in Formula E.” A vast array of Audi employees are going to transport to Berlin-Tempelhof as good to keep their fingers crossed for a dual Audi drivers, Daniel Abt and pretension defender Lucas di Grassi.

Formula E will revisit Berlin for a fourth time on a Pentecost weekend. Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi have clinched 4 podiums during Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler’s home spin to date, both carrying scored a second place as their best formula in Berlin.

For a initial time, a Formula E competition in Germany will be promote live on ARD Channel One. The Berlin E-Prix will start on Saturday, May 19, during 6 PM directly before a DFB-Pokal Final between Audi’s partner FC Bayern München and Eintracht Frankfurt during a circuitously Olympic Stadium, so spectators during a venue and TV viewers will have a eventuality to watch both sporting highlights.

A large-scale open screening eventuality and another sporting provide is available fans as good during a DTM’s revisit to a Lausitzring located usually about 130 kilometers divided from Berlin. Following a shining deteriorate opener, a second competition weekend of a renouned furloughed automobile racing array is entrance up. For a initial time given 2004, a DTM will again be racing on a longer lane chronicle of a Lausitzring. “The reason for a change is for spectators to see some-more overtaking maneuvers than in a past,” says Head of Audi Motorsport Dieter Gass. “Thanks to a vast grandstand, a atmosphere during a Lausitzring has always been unique. If a dual races spin out to be only scarcely as good as a ones during a Hockenheim deteriorate opener they’ll be rocking a fans in their seats there as well.”

In a DTM during a Lausitzring, Audi has won 4 of a many new 6 races with a Audi RS5 DTM. SAT.1 will start airing live coverage during 1 PM (CEST) on both Saturday and Sunday. The giveaway use sessions and subordinate can be watched on live streams during www.ran.de.

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