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Not since the old car-vs.-train battles that raged across Europe in the early part of the last century has a more exciting speed contest been waged between two disparate modes of transit. In this case, it's ice skates vs. Quattro. Audi DTM driver Frank Stippler hopped behind the wheel of a new RS4, while German speed skater Claudia Pechstein strapped on her blades. The victor? The Audi by a mere 1.5 seconds, meaning Pechstein could probably smoke an A3 driven by feebs like us.

Audi RS4: Unusual Speed Contest Against World Champion [The German Car Blog]

The New Audi RS4 vs. German Speed Skater Claudia Pechstein [Fourtitude]

Related: The Truth About the Audi S4 Avant [Internal]