Audi Motorsport Newsletter 07/2016

Posted on 06. Mar, 2016 by in Audi Canada

Two new Audi R8 LMS for kfzteile24 APR Motorsport

Audi Sport patron racing group kfzteile24 APR Motorsport is entering dual Audi R8 LMS in a ADAC GT Masters. This outlines a fourth uninterrupted deteriorate that a group from Waldshut-Tiengen in a Black Forest segment relies on a GT3 sports automobile from Audi. As in 2015, a twin of Swede Edward Sandström and Daniel Dobitsch group adult again. Sandström won a 24-hour foe during a Nürburgring final year. He common a foe winning Audi R8 LMS in a Eifel with Laurens Vanthoor. The Belgian is new to a group this year and will expostulate together with Florian Stoll, who was a best-placed Audi motorist in a ADAC GT Masters final year.

Audi drivers and foe automobile in Geneva

Four Audi drivers visited a Geneva Motor Show. DTM motorist Nico Müller was benefaction during Audi’s counter with a R8 LMS in that he won a Nürburgring 24 Hours. From a WEC, Loïc Duval and Marcel Fässler trafficked to a event. Rahel Frey, who is active in GT3 racing with Audi, was a guest during gasmobil’s booth, where she promoted a choice fuel with a healthy gas powered Audi A3 Sportback g-tron*.

Oliver Jarvis during half marathon in Cambridge

Audi motorist Oliver Jarvis contested a half marathon in a British university city of Cambridge in February. The foe motorist from a FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) ran a 21-kilometer stretch in 1h 24m48s, achieving 75th place in his category in a margin of 975 entrants. “It was a illusory eventuality with an implausible atmosphere,” pronounced a 32-year-old Briton. “Parts of pleasing downtown Cambridge were sealed to trade for a run. Together with a few good friends we unequivocally enjoyed a day.”

A word from … Hans-Jürgen Abt

The group trainer of Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline about a 2016 season.

The DTM exam during Monteblanco started a countdown to a deteriorate opener during Hockenheim. How good is a disturb of expecting a new DTM season?

Really good – and that not usually goes for me, nonetheless for all a mechanics, engineers and, obviously, a drivers. Even nonetheless this mostly escapes a fans’ attention, we worked tough over a winter months to be even improved prepared than before. Working with a new motorist Nico Müller has already been a lot of fun as well.

What are a aims of Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline for a 2016 season?

The same as in a past 16 years that we’ve been contesting a DTM: We wish to win races and conflict for a title. We know that a foe might even be fiercer than before, nonetheless that’s accurately a kind of plea we love. Last year, dual of a drivers, Mattias Ekström and Edoardo Mortara, still had chances of winning a pretension on a final weekend. We’d like to transport to a culmination again this year with such a starting base.

In 2016, a company, ABT, is 120 years old. How are we celebrating your anniversary?

2016 is unequivocally a special year for us. Running a family-owned business opposite several generations can’t be taken for granted. That’s because I’m unequivocally unapproachable of my family and, obviously, a employees. In a center of February, we spent dual nights celebrating with scarcely 900 guest in Kempten. we was really happy to see so many friends and partners accept a invitation. It was an eventuality installed with fun and merrymaking but, above all, a lot of lustful memories.

What purpose has Audi been personification in a story of ABT Sportsline?

The categorical role. This year – which, by a way, is another tiny anniversary – we’ve been concerned in furloughed automobile racing with Audi for 20 years and distinguished many successes together. In a daily business as a tuning company, we’ve always been exclusively operative together with a Volkswagen Group. And we’re already formulation a subsequent corner projects – on a racetrack and on a road.

Coming adult subsequent week

12/03 Marco Bonanomi, 31st birthday

11-13/03 St. Petersburg (USA), rounds 3 and 4, Pirelli World Challenge

Fuel expenditure of a models named above:

Audi A3 Sportback g-tron:

CNG expenditure in kg/100km: 3.6 – 3.3;

Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 5.5 – 5.1;

Combined CO2 emissions in g/km (CNG): 98 – 89;

Combined CO2 emissions in g/km (fuel): 128 – 117

Audi R8:

Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 12.3 – 11.4;

Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 287 – 272

Audi A4 Sedan:

Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 6.3 – 3.7;

Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 144 – 95

Audi SQ7 TDI:

This automobile is not nonetheless on sale. It does not nonetheless have form capitulation and is therefore not theme to Directive 1999/94/EC. The aforementioned fuel expenditure and glimmer values are provisional.

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