Audi Press Release
- Guests at head office of Audi Sport’s new ‘Official Watch Partner’
- A glimpse behind the scenes and autograph session for Oris employees
- Mike Rockenfeller: “Impressed by precision and high quality”
Ingolstadt, April 11, 2014 – Audi race drivers as watchmakers: For a day, Marcel Fässler, Nico Müller and Mike Rockenfeller delved into the world of Oris. The company based in Hölstein (Switzerland) will become the new ‘Official Watch Partner’ of Audi Sport at the beginning of this motorsport season and, among other things, be featured with its logo on the mirrors of all eight Audi RS 5 DTM plus the R18 e-tron quattro cars.
Following a company tour, during which the race drivers had the chance to try out their own skills as watchmakers, the location’s close to 60 employees got to meet their prominent brand ambassadors at an autograph session. Oris has been manufacturing watches in
The Audi drivers are now heading back to the race track. From Monday to Thursday, Mike Rockenfeller and Nico Müller will be participating in the final track tests at Hockenheim before the season opener on May 4. For Marcel Fässler, the season will start in earnest on the Easter weekend when the first race of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at Silverstone is on the agenda and the new Audi R18 e-tron quattro celebrates its racing debut.