Audi celebrates initial WEC feat this deteriorate during Spa

Posted on 08. May, 2016 by in Audi Canada

The series ‘7’ sister automobile had no possibility on this arise after Marcel Fässler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer (CH/D/F) suffered several setbacks. In a duel, Tréluyer gathering over a kerb so tough that a shop-worn underfloor had to be changed. After a automobile spent 14.30 mins in a pits for this to be replaced, a atmosphere ducts had to be spotless during a after stage, that cost serve time. When Marcel Fässler overwhelmed a automobile in front of him, a group had to change a hood of his competition car. In addition, series ‘7’ perceived a drive-through chastisement for this incident. In a end, a motorist contingent battled a approach brazen to position 5 overall. As a result, Audi scored 40 points in a manufacturers’ classification. 

The subsequent joining for Audi Sport in a WEC will be a exam day during Le Mans on Jun 5. There, a patrol is going to ready for Audi’s 18th appearance in a 24-hour competition that will be hold on Jun 18 and 19 this year. 

Race results

1 Di Grassi/Duval/Jarvis (Audi R18) 160 laps

2 Dumas/Jani/Lieb (Porsche) –2 laps

3 Imperatori/Kraihamer/Tuscher (Rebellion) –4 laps

4 Heidfeld/Piquet/Prost (Rebellion) –5 laps

5 Fässler/Lotterer/Tréluyer (Audi R18) –5 laps

6 Rossiter/Trummer/Webb (CLM-AER) –9 laps

7 Lapierre/Menezes/Richelmi (Alpine) –9 laps

8 Cumming/Dalziel/Derani (Ligier-Nissan) –9 laps

9 Bradley/Merhi/Rao (Oreca-Nissan) –9 laps

10 Albuquerque/Gonzalez/Senna (Ligier-Nissan) –9 laps

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