The Audi Sport Team Joest can rely on the trust and support of numerous strong partners, which are necessary for such a comprehensive project and a prerequisite for future success.
Aethra Sistemas Automotivos produces vehicle components for the international market for more than 30 years. In 2014, the Brazilian company is official Audi Sport partner for the first time.
Akrapovič supplies the exhaust systems for Audi’s sports prototypes since 2009 and has been an official Audi Sport partner since the 2012 season. Around 500 employees produce high-quality exhaust systems for motorbikes and sporty automobiles at the state-of-the-art facility close to Ljubljana.
Established in 1963, Alpinestars is the world-leader in high performance motorsports apparel, footwear and safety gear, equipping all of Audi's sports car team and drivers. As a global technical apparel and clothing brand, Alpinestars' unique motorsports heritage is also the foundation for a distinctive range of casual street-wear for a young and dynamic audience.
The Robert Bosch GmbH is a leading international technology and service company and has been an Audi Sport partner for the sports prototypes for many years. Bosch supplies the complex electronics, telemetry system and the Motor Generator Unit (MGU) for the Audi R18 e-tron quattro.
Since the company was founded in 1899, Castrol represents innovation and superior product qualitSince the company was founded in 1899, Castrol represents innovation and superior product quality, in turn the new product family Castrol EDGE for the best engine oil that Castrol has to offer. Castrol EDGE is the engine oil for Audi Sport.
Passion for technological advancements – this connects ITK Engineering and Audi. Powered by this passion, the development partner has been realizing innovative, customer-specific solutions in the areas of systems and software engineering. By playing a key-role in the development and validation of the kinetic energy recuperation system, the enthusiasm of ITK can be found in the heart of the e-tron quattro power train.
As a leading global development partner to the automobile and engine industry MAHLE provides unique system expertise in the field of combustion engines and peripheral engine components, which Audi Sport has used for years – also for the sports prototypes that are equipped with MAHLE pistons.
Enhancing the mobility of people and goods is Michelin’s corporate mission. Automobile and motorcycle racing have always played a major role in furthering this objective. Because the racing environment is so demanding, it provides an exceptional laboratory for developing new materials, optimizing suspension systems and wheel assemblies and measuring the tyres against the competition. Audi Sport has relied on Michelin since the beginning of the sports prototype programme.
Over 100 years Oris has been making watches in Switzerland. Our watches are purely mechanical and are marked out by their distinctive design as well as the red rotor, the symbol of Oris mechanicals. Oris watches are also popular, as celebrities from motorsports, diving, jazz and aviation queue up to wear and support our unique creations. Oris is one of the few Swiss watch companies to remain independent and run by its owners.