Audi business during Nürburgring on grid positions one and three

Posted on 18. May, 2013 by in Audi Canada

Frank Stippler started a Nürburgring 24 Hours in 2013 where he finished a past race: in initial place. In a final subordinate session, final year’s leader achieved a best time in a singular timed laps of a tip 40 teams. The internal favourite from Bad Münstereifel in a Audi R8 LMS ultra #4 of Phoenix Racing posted a time of 8m 17.212s.

The second-best Audi patron group in a Eifel was Prosperia C. Abt Team Mamerow. Christian Mamerow finished a path around a circuit as a third-fastest motorist in 8m 19.073s. On his second outing, a competition motorist from Waltrop was no longer means to urge his time when he was slowed by a automobile in front.

Team G-Drive Racing by Phoenix supposing a third-best Audi in a field. Le Mans leader Marcel Fässler finished a path around a Nordschleife including a Grand Prix circuit in 8m 20.320s. Another R8 group – a Belgian Audi Club Team WRT – competent for one of a tip 10 grid positions. The Swede Edward Sandström gathering a tenth-best time of 8m 22.055s. The other Audi patron teams achieved positions 18 (G-Drive Racing by Phoenix #3), 24 (Audi competition knowledge #14), 27 (Audi R8 LMS ultra #16) and 29 (Audi competition knowledge #15). The competition will start on Sunday during 17:00.

Selected quotes

Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich (Head of Audi Motorsport): “It’s good to see that Audi’s patron competition judgment that has been put into use this year is operative out good during a Nürburgring. With a support from Audi Sport patron racing, a teams have prepared in a approach that put 4 Audi R8 LMS ultra cars on a initial 5 rows of a grid. My congratulations go to Frank Stippler and his group Phoenix who achieved a best time.”

Romolo Liebchen (Head of Audi Sport patron racing):
“Our business were using superbly. They continued what we started with a factory-backed commitment. That creates us unapproachable since it shows that a product is rival in a customer’s hands as well. Qualifying, however, was only an initial, tiny step into a competition and therefore shouldn’t be overestimated.”

Frank Stippler (Audi R8 LMS ultra #4/Phoenix Racing):
“Catching a transparent path on a Nordschleife is unequivocally something special. With my 38 years, I’ve never gifted this on this lane before – conjunction in racing nor in traveller driving. It was a good subordinate event and I’m gratified to accept this position though it’s scarcely incomprehensible for a 24-hour race.”  

Qualifying results

1 Frank Stippler (Audi R8 LMS ultra #4) 8m 17.212s
2 Pedro Lamy (Aston Martin #7) 8m 18.362s
3 Christian Mamerow (Audi R8 LMS ultra #2) 8m 19.073s
4 Richard Lietz (Porsche #50) 8m 19.838s
5 Marcel Fässler (Audi R8 LMS ultra #1) 8m 20.025s
6 Sean Edwards (Mercedes #9) 8m 20.320s
7 Maxime Martin (BMW #25) 8m 21.007s
8 Jens Klingmann (BMW #20) 8m 21.036s
9 Andreas Simonsen (Mercedes #10) 8m 21.373s
10 Edward Sandström (Audi R8 LMS ultra #29) 8m 22.055s
18 Frank Biela (Audi R8 LMS ultra #3) 8m 23.975s
24 Marco Werner (Audi R8 LMS ultra #14) 8m 27.257s
27 Dennis Busch (Audi R8 LMS ultra #16) 8m 31.788s
29 Alexander Yoong (Audi R8 LMS ultra #15) 8m 35.327s

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