The German marque has celebrated the Audi Sport Finale 2014 a few days ago at the Audi Forum Neckarsulm. This event is organized annually and serves as a proper ending of the racing season and for 2014 the main focus was on the successes achieved throughout the year as well as saying goodbye to Le Mans winner Tom Kristensen.
Speaking at the event, Chairman of Audi’s Board of Management, Rupert Stadler, declared “We won the most important race of the year – the Le Mans 24 Hours.” He went on to specify that Audi has secured the 13th win in only 16 events entered, thus making it the most successful automaker as far as endurance races are concerned.
During the Audi Sport Finale 2014, the Ingolstadt-based firm had a lot to celebrate as they took the win this year at Le Mans (France), Nurburgring (Germany) and at Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium) thanks to the Audi R18 e-tron and the R8 LMS ultra which secured all three wins within a 42-day interval. Moreover, the Audi RS5 DTM won the manufacturers’ title in DTM, the first time since 2004. Audi also grabbed second and third place in drivers’ classification in this year’s DTM season.
The teams of Audi customer racing in Australia, Europe, North America and Asia won 15 titles and lots of single victories. Lastly, at the Audi Sport Finale 2014, former Formula One driver Alex Yoong was also celebrated after winning the 2014 Audi R8 LMS Cup.