Essentially the base colors come from the Australian national colors, the Green and the gold. (Reuters) - Nico Rosberg is applying years of Formula One experience to a new role as team owner in the Extreme E electric off-road series that starts up in the Saudi Arabian desert this weekend. 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. Mercedes Formula 1 supremo Toto Wolff believes it was wrong to field Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg as team-mates during the team’s absolute golden era. BMW driver Marco Wittmann admits newly-crowned DTM champion Rene Rast was the "rightful" winner of this year's title. Rosberg already had 3 years experience with the team as well as 4 years in f1 before hand too. Audi motorsport boss Dieter Gass has shrugged off Timo Glock's claims that it used Nico Muller to block rivals during the Sunday DTM race at the Nurburgring. This sport isn’t only about the drivers; it’s about the team giving us the tools to do the job. Germany's DTM editor Roman Wittemeier recently had the ride of his life when he sampled Rene Rast's title-winning Audi RS5 in Mallorca. With such a limited amount of track time, you need to have confidence that the car will do what you ask of it – and the Rosberg X Racing guys did an amazing job to give Molly and myself such a great car. 1.3K likes. Reigning DTM champion Rene Rast has been taken to hospital after his huge crash in the first Lausitzring race of the weekend. Rene Rast will contest this weekend's DTM round at the Hungaroring using the same chassis that protected him in his monster shunt at the previous Lausitzring meeting. Debuting in 2021, Extreme E is the first electric off-road racing series and will see drivers competing in five race events in remote and extreme locations: rainforest, glacier, desert, ocean and arctic. In time for the final pre-season test at the Hockenheimring, Audi Sport is presenting the partners and liveries for its eight Audi RS 5 DTM cars. Audi's Rene Rast won the final race of the DTM Zolder weekend after rising above a chaotic battle for the podium places. 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Team Rosberg will continue its partnership with Audi despite the end of their factory partnership, fielding a pair of R8 LMS GT3s on the grid this season for Muller and Gore. In the last race of the season, the team around team principal Kimmo Liimatainen secured the third drivers' title, making René Rast became... René Rast is the 2020 DTM champion. Rene Rast took his third consecutive DTM victory in a chaotic Red Bull Ring race after a late penalty to Daniel Juncadella for a safety car restart infringement. He suffered a big slide off line on the run to the first dune where the course narrows before handing over to teammate Cristine Gutierrez to complete the 10m48.067s run, 4.5s behind RXR. The team has been an integral part of the racing series since 1995. Oct.19 - Nico Rosberg is not ruling out a future as a motor racing team boss. Thriller in the DTM: With his third victory in a row, René Rast from Audi Sport Team Rosberg has taken the lead in the overall drivers’ standings. Expert reviews, articles, analysis and more. This sport isn’t only about the drivers—it’s about the team giving us the tools to do the job. Audi DTM star Rene Rast has described his win in the opening round at Hockenheim as “one of my craziest races ever” and says he was lucky that an Audi stablemate caused the safety car that transformed his race. DTM form man Rene Rast says the 2018 crown is "a bit more realistic" but "still unrealistic" after taking his third and fourth consecutive victories at the Red Bull Ring. Team Rosberg will continue its DTM success story in 2021/2022. Audi DTM title contenders Rene Rast and Nico Muller have dismissed claims made by two-time champion Timo Scheider that "very high tension" exists between the pair. Nico Rosberg has announced his participation in the upcoming debut season of Extreme E as he launches the Rosberg Xtreme Racing team. Audi motorsport boss Dieter Gass has been "positively surprised" by Rene Rast, who is "exceeding expectations" by leading the DTM championship in his first full-time campaign. Audi's Rene Rast claimed his second DTM title with a third-place finish in Sunday's Nurburgring race, as Jamie Green survived a late challenge from Robin Frijns to win. The Rosberg X Racing team dominated the final to win the inaugural Extreme E event in the desert in Saudi Arabia as Lewis Hamilton’s X44 struggled with a technical failure. The Head of DTM at Audi Sport about the three-day DTM tests in Spain. Rene Rast took pole position for the DTM's opening race at Misano, leading an Audi lockout of the top four grid slots. Lewis Hamilton says Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg did a better job in the Bahrain Grand Prix, despite the Briton claiming his second consecutive Formula 1 victory Be a part of Team Rosberg! Team Rosberg and MASCOT working together for joint success, Joint DTM title defense: Team Rosberg and RAVENOL, Team Rosberg announces manufacturer and drivers for DTM 2021, Team Rosberg defending its title in the DTM 2021, Three titles in four years: Audi driver René Rast writes DTM history, René “quattro” Rast wins all four DTM races at Zolde, Third victory in a row: René Rast takes DTM lead, Championship triple sealed: Audi also secures the DTM drivers’ title early, Title in a rush: Audi early manufacturers’ champion in the DTM. Rene Rast overhauled long-time leader Nico Muller in a tense duel to win the second race of the 2020 DTM season at Spa Francorchamps. Team Rosberg has become the second ex-factory Audi squad to announce that it would remain in the DTM under GT3 regulations next year. Nico Rosberg (left) will renew his rivalry with Lewis Hamilton, this time as a team owner. Rene Rast claimed his first DTM pole position for the Saturday Hungaroring race, as Audi dominated the session. Audi's Loic Duval took his maiden pole position in DTM, beating Edoardo Mortara by three tenths at a wet Misano. Rene Rast is "afraid" Audi's resurgence in form at the Hungaroring DTM round is more related to the track, and that it could go back to struggling in following rounds. Audi motorsport boss Dieter Gass says Rene Rast's run to two DTM titles in the last three seasons is "bizarre" considering the German driver's lack of experience in the series. There's a host of drivers who could lay claim to being F1-ready talent, but those around Rene Rast point to the double DTM champion's incredible record as proof that should he ever get the chance, he would be as worthy as any. He had Hamilton come to the team and Hamilton was new to it. In 1994 Team Rosberg was founded and many well-known race drivers like H.J. Audi's head of motorsports Dieter Gass is unhappy his DTM team will be 10kg heavier on Sunday at the Hungaroring despite not achieving a strong result on Saturday. Formula 1 champion Nico Rosberg has explained his “weird” transition into Extreme E team management and what he learned from team principals Toto Wolff and Frank Williams. At the moment there are no job vacancies at Team Rosberg. Reigning champion Rene Rast gave Audi its first DTM win of the season at Zandvoort, as Mercedes’ Gary Paffett further extended his championship lead by finishing second. Last modified on Thu 8 Apr 2021 12.41 EDT The Mercedes team principal, Toto Wolff, has insisted he would have dropped Lewis Hamilton or the British driver’s then teammate Nico Rosberg … The Audi driver won the season finale at Hockenheim with his Audi RS 5 DTM in commanding style and once again wrote DTM history: No driver has ever managed to win the title three times in four years. DTM points leader Rene Rast secured pole position for the second Norisring race in a pulsating end to Sunday morning qualifying. The final stretch of the first ever Extreme E race as Team Rosberg wins the Desert X-Prix! © Copyright Team Rosberg Rene Rast prevented Audi stablemate Robin Frijns from taking a clean sweep of pole positions in the DTM season opener at Spa-Francorchamps after topping the second qualifying on Sunday. 1,772 Followers, 435 Following, 1,388 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Team Rosberg (@teamrosberg) The X44 team, entered by Lewis Hamilton and run by Prodrive, was the first to take to the course with nine-time World Rally champion Sebastien Loeb at the wheel. Rene Rast won his sixth race of the 2019 DTM season at the Nurburgring while Audi teammate Nico Muller conceded significant ground in the title fight after a nightmare showing. The Aussie Olympic team did a similar kind of design with their. Rene Rast became the first driver to win four consecutive DTM races in the modern era of the championship, as he doubled up in the penultimate round of the season at the Red Bull Ring. The final stretch of the first ever Extreme E race as Team Rosberg … Audi's Rene Rast made it a clean sweep of pole positions at Misano ahead of Sunday's finale, while Ducati MotoGP rider Andrea Dovizioso nudged the barriers after an early error. Nico Rosberg’s XR team won the inaugural Extreme E race in the Saudi Arabia desert, beating Lewis Hamilton’s X44 and Andretti United in the final. DTM Nico Mueller Dev Gore # teamrosberg # dtm # season2021 # weloveracing See More Audi rookie Rene Rast doubled up in Sunday's DTM qualifying at the Hungaroring to claim his second pole in a row. Contact Imprint Data Protection Jobs. Stuck, Klaus Ludwig or J.J. Letho gained important successes for the team. Shortly before the year's turn, the team around team principal Kimmo Liimatainen announced defending their 2020 season driver's title in the DTM. Nico Rosberg’s team won the first race of the new electric Extreme E off-road series in Saudi Arabia on Sunday while Lewis Hamilton’s X44 outfit hit problems and finished third in a cloud of dust. Reigning DTM champion Rene Rast says he was “screaming” after a mid-race safety car threatened Audi’s chances of a first win of the 2018 season at Zandvoort. With the start to the 2018 DTM season approaching, David Gruz previews all 20 drivers of the field. MASCOT becomes Team Rosberg's DTM “Official Workwear Supplier”. Team Rosberg – A team with tradition in Formula 1 Keke Rosberg, Formula 1 Champion 1982, already won at his comeback in the DTM in 1992. Here he shares his experiences of an unforgettable day. Motorsports Store. Last weekend, Team Rosberg - founded by the reigning world champion's father Keke - won the DTM championship with Rene Rast at the wheel. ... Kyle from KR color did an amazing job. Rosberg not eyeing job as team boss yet. Two-time DTM runner-up Nico Muller will switch to Team Rosberg for the championship's first season featuring GT3 cars in 2021, partnering American youngster Dev Gore. Nico Rosberg has hailed Johan Kristoffersson as “inspiring” and thanked Molly Taylor for joining his Extreme E team as the duo scored a dominant win in the maiden desert event. David Gruz tells the story of the German's amazing year. Championship leader Rene Rast recovered from stalling at the start to win a frantic opening DTM race at the Norisring in convincing fashion. A fault with the pitlane speed limiter software resulted in penalties that denied Rosberg X Racing pole and demoted Jenson Button’s JBXE team in the Extreme E qualifying shootout. The championship triple is sealed: With a one-two-three success at Zolder, Belgium, Audi has also prematurely secured the drivers’ title in the DTM following the Manufacturers’ and Teams’ Championships. The latest news about Rosberg Xtreme Racing from Autosport's team of world-leading journalists. Audi DTM driver Jamie Green will miss this weekend's third round of the season at Misano as he recovers from appendicitis, and will be replaced by Pietro Fittipaldi. Audi's Jamie Green admits he was concerned that his appendicitis could have impacted his DTM momentum before he returned to seal a podium finish at the Norisring last weekend. DTM championship leader Rene Rast left it late to seal pole position for the final race at Assen in a dramatic qualifying session. Rosberg X Racing was victorious in the Extreme E semi-final in Saudi Arabia and will face Lewis Hamilton’s X44 team and the Andretti United concern in the inaugural event finale. “It’s... Nico Rosberg has announced the formation of Rosberg Xtreme Racing’s and revealed the team’s entry into the inaugural season of the Extreme E electric racing series. Team Rosberg is one of the most important racing teams in international motorsports. Audi has revealed the liveries its six factory DTM cars will carry this season. Two-time DTM runner-up Nico Muller will switch to Team Rosberg for the championship's first season featuring GT3 cars in 2021, partnering American youngster Dev Gore. Rosberg X Racing was victorious in the Extreme E semi-final in Saudi Arabia and will face Lewis Hamilton’s X44 team and the Andretti United concern in the inaugural event finale. Rene Rast celebrated his maiden victory in DTM in the second Hungaroring race and took the championship lead by one point. Before the last three races, the three title contenders are within a mere 15 points of each other. A traditional racing team - Team Rosberg was founded in 1994 by Keke Rosberg and is nowadays specialized in DTM and GT sports Posts Tagged Search DTM drivers Augusto Farfus, Philipp Eng and Loic Duval will prioritise the German series over the FIA World Endurance Championship on 5-6 May when both championship's respective season openers clash. ‘It’s fantastic that Lewis is building a passion project alongside F1 already with Extreme E,’ he says. Rene Rast claimed his second victory of the 2020 DTM season in a wet/dry race at the Lausitzring after overhauling fellow Audi drivers Nico Muller and Robin Frijns. Just in time at "Car"-Friday we proudly present our new car designs in classic Rosberg colours. Team Rosberg will continue its DTM success story in 2021/2022. Team Rosberg. Design im klassischen Rosberg-Look. The most successful Audi driver in the DTM last year talks about the preparations for the new season and his expectations. Mattias Ekstrom extended his DTM points lead by winning the first race at the Red Bull Ring after beating teammates Jamie Green and Nico Muller. Rene Rast took his sixth pole position of the 2019 DTM season at the Lausitzring, defeating Audi teammate and title rival Nico Muller with a last-minute lap. 19 October 2017 by Leopold. Extreme E Videos. Defending DTM champion Rene Rast doubled up to make it a clean sweep of pole positions and race wins at the Nurburgring, as Gary Paffett's points lead took a hit after a poor pitstop. Audi driver Rene Rast did what many believed was impossible - won the DTM title as a rookie. With the addition of Jenson Button's own team to join the involvement of fellow Formula 1 champions Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg in Extreme E's ranks, the new electric SUV series is brimming with star power to enable it to deliver on its promise Former factory Audi teams Phoenix and Rosberg have laid off some of their staff members, but both have denied this could mean they will not return to the DTM in 2021. Audi Sport Team Rosberg driver Adrien Tambay has been ruled out of the remainder of the DTM weekend at Zandoort, with Rene Rast filling in for the injured Frenchman. After a season of unpredictable races, more politics on and off-track than ever, uncertainty over the series' future and the coronation of a spectacular rookie champion, selects the top 10 DTM drivers of 2017. Search jobs Digital Archive Guardian Puzzles app ... Molly Taylor and Johan Kristoffersson are the drivers for Rosberg X Racing - the team of the 2016 Formula One champion Nico Rosberg. putting this masterpiece together. Softshell Jackets; Pilot jackets; Fleece Jackets; Parka Jackets; Outer Shell Jackets Team Rosberg was founded in 1995 by Formula 1 World Champion Keke Rosberg and has been an integral part of the DTM since 1995. Jamie Green scored his first pole position of the season in the Saturday DTM qualifying at the Red Bull Ring, as Audi brought five cars into the top six. Nico Rosberg has announced the formation of Rosberg Xtreme Racing and reveal the team’s entry into the inaugural season of... After his fourth consecutive victory, title defender René Rast from Audi Sport Team Rosberg will travel as the leader of the standings to the DTM finale at the Hockenheimring, which will take place on November 7 and 8. Founded by Formula 1 world champion Keke Rosberg, we’re looking back to our proud statistic with victories in different motorsport series like touring car racing, formula racing and in GT motorsports. The Hamilton–Rosberg rivalry was a Formula One rivalry between British racing driver Lewis Hamilton and German racing driver Nico Rosberg.The rivalry was most prevalent during their four years as team-mates at Mercedes from 2013–2016, a period in which the two drivers dominated the sport. Rene Rast kept himself in the DTM 2018 title race by taking his fifth consecutive victory at Hockenheim after a thrilling duel with Gary Paffett, who took the championship lead. BMW motorsport boss Jens Marquardt concedes that 2019 is likely to be too soon for a new manufacturer to join the DTM and that the season will be a two-way contest between Audi and BMW. DTM drivers have called for the Hungaroring pitlane to be resurfaced following a chaotic race on Sunday, which featured three separate pitlane incidents. Do you like it? Johan Kristoffersson recovered expertly from a slower launch to hand over the RXR car to teammate Molly Taylor, who then delivered the spoils by a bruising 24 seconds. How did he manage it? Read the latest news on Audi Sport Team Rosberg along with information and in-depth expert analysis and opinions, results and standings, updated daily Bottas started his f1 career in 2013 and had 4 years with Williams, but didn’t have 3 years at mercedes to get used to it … Ahead of the start of the new DTM season, check out the liveries that have been revealed by Audi, Mercedes and BMW for the 2017 campaign. Team Rosberg will contest the DTM 2021 with two Audi R8 LMS and in RAVENOL, they have got a proven and reliable partner by their side. "Thanks to the MASCOT products, we are going to be best equipped to deliver top performance," says Kimmo Liimatainen, Managing Director of Team Rosberg. BMW driver Timo Glock has hit out at Audi after his incident with Nico Muller in Sunday's DTM race at the Nurburgring, accusing the Ingolstadt firm of "manipulating races". Audi boss Dieter Gass says his brand doesn't want the help of concessions, despite the Ingolstadt-based manufacturer's torrid start to the current DTM season. In this season, Team Rosberg will start with two Lamborghinis in the ADAC GT Masters. Jamie Green sealed pole position for the DTM's Nurburgring finale by a thousandth of a second ahead of championship-leading Audi stablemate Rene Rast. On Saturday, the podium was occupied by the three drivers who will decide the title among... Winning the title in a rush: With a 1-2-3 victory at the Nürburgring, Audi has already secured the DTM manufacturers’ championship with six races still to go before the end of the season. The Rosberg X Racing team, Taylor said, had “an amazing start to the season. All products; Jackets. Gefällt es Euch? The team has been an integral part of the racing series since 1995. With over 500 races and a total of 5 titles, the team has contributed to the history of this racing series. Audi motorsport boss Dieter Gass believes Rene Rast's record-breaking six-race winning streak in the DTM will likely never be broken.