Team Audi Sport competed in the 2023 Dakar Rally with their innovative and electric Audi RS Q e-tron. Despite various setbacks, including punctures and accident-related retirements, the team managed to score 14 podium results on 15 event days, including the prologue. The team led the rally for three days, however, they were unable to secure a better result than 14th place. Despite this, the team and officials expressed their determination to continue competing in the rally and to analyze the various setbacks to improve performance in the future. The future looks promising for the team, especially if they can get the setbacks straight and keep the team together (it includes 14-time Dakar winner Stéphane Peterhansel and Formula 1 driver Carlos Sainz).