Another lectern finish for EKS Audi Sport in Riga

Posted on 16. Sep, 2018 by in Audi Canada

The highway for Mattias Ekström to a china prize went really smoothly: by being placed third in a middle results, a Swede competent for a semi-final where he clinched a place in a final after finishing second behind Kristoffersson. In a essential competition for a best six, Ekström was again usually beaten by his Swedish countryman and so claimed a sixth lectern finish for EKS Audi Sport in a 2018 season.

“I’m gratified about a plain weekend, we had several good rough races and done good starts,” epitomised Ekström. “But we apparently wish to win races – and we were really tighten again here. There are several universe championship rounds still forward of us and we’ll be fighting usually as hard.” In a drivers’ classification, Ekström changed adult to second place forward of his group partner Andreas Bakkerud, Audi maintains second place in a teams’ classification.

Andreas Bakkerud and DTM star Nico Müller, who contested his initial furious label competition of a deteriorate in Latvia, also competent for a semi-finals with a Audi S1 EKS RX quattro. However, they were both out of luck: in a collision during a start, Bakkerud’s Audi was pushed into that of Müller. “As a result, my front cessation was damaged,” reported a Swiss driver. As a consequence, both drivers missed creation a cut for a final. “It was one of a hardest weekends that I’ve had this season,” pronounced Andreas Bakkerud. “I fought during a commencement with my gait and to find a right set-up. In a semi-final we done a good start, though we got squeezed by a dual Peugeots in a initial dilemma and my competition was broken as a result.”

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