Audi Motorsport Newsletter 10/2016

Posted on 27. Mar, 2016 by in Audi Canada

Audi during FIA WEC voluntary in Le Castellet

Audi warmed adult for a fifth FIA World Endurance Championship WEC mellow during a voluntary in Le Castellet. Over a Easter weekend, a new Audi R18 encountered for a initial time a LMP1 racecars constructed by a other dual vehicle manufacturers. “This was however no uncover of strength in honour of a mellow opener during Silverstone in 3 weeks time,” pronounced Dieter Gass, Deputy Head of Audi Sport. “We have done many glorious commentary during this test, that we contingency now exercise technically.” Marcel Fässler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer (CH/D/F) achieved a exam work on Friday and Saturday. After a finish of a prologue, Lucas di Grassi/Loïc Duval/Oliver Jarvis (BR/F/GB) continue a exam on Sunday and Monday on a high-speed circuit in Southern France.

Audi R8 LMS ultra wins during Silverstone

An Audi Sport patron racing group won a opening turn of a Dunlop Endurance Championship in Great Britain. Tockwith Motorsport took feat with a Audi R8 LMS ultra during Silverstone. After 32 laps, Phil Hanson and Nigel Moore crossed a finish line with a 2 notation 10 second advantage and also set a fastest foe lap. The stewards stopped a foe early as a continue continued to deteriorate.

Busy schedule: Mattias Ekström presents private rallycross group for 2016

Audi motorist Mattias Ekström will again attend in a FIA World Rallycross Championship pretension follow alongside his DTM joining this year. With his highwayman rallycross group EKS, a 37-year-old Swede will be on a grid himself in comparison universe championship rounds. Taking a circle of a second Audi S1 EKS RX quattro of Team EKS for a initial time this mellow will be a Finn Toomas Heikkinen.

Tom Kristensen attends Audi R8 Spyder universe premiere

Audi Sport fable Tom Kristensen visited a New York International Auto Show. The nine-time Le Mans leader attended a universe premiere of a new Audi R8 Spyder together with Stephan Winkelmann, Managing Director of quattro GmbH, and Scott Keogh, President of Audi of America. During a premiere, Kristensen also sealed a portrayal of a Audi R8 and a R18 e-tron quattro from artist Bill Patterson.

New clothing for a Audi R8 LMS

The Audi R8 LMS is starting to a new mellow sporting a uninformed livery. In a 24-hour races during a Nürburgring and during Spa, a GT3 foe cars upheld by Audi are going to contest in hues of silver, red and black. The celebrated choice of colors and their geometric surfaces embodies Audi Sport’s new demeanour and takes a evidence from a clothing of a Audi R18 LMP1 foe car. A 28-degree angle tangible by a red rhomb is a executive pattern element. The rhomb on a roof emphasizes Audi Sport’s executive position. The new china paint creates some-more abyss and underscores a lifted power, red underscores sportiness while a mat-black areas visually strengthen a proportions.

Premiere with 3 foe drivers

Audi Hong Kong extended an invitation on a arise of a marketplace launch of a new Audi R8 V10 coupé. 300 guest witnessed a display of a high-performance sports automobile and saw a Audi R8 LMS foe automobile that is closely same to it as well. Three foe drivers accompanied a premiere: Edoardo Mortara from a DTM, and Marchy Lee and Alex Yoong from a Audi R8 LMS Cup welcomed a members of a media and other guest in Hong Kong.

Audi R8 LMS Cup announces calendar

The Audi R8 LMS Cup in Asia is about to enter a fifth season. Now, Audi’s initial motorsport one-make crater has announced a calendar for a 2016 season. The twelve races will be hold in China, Thailand, Malaysia, Korea and Taiwan.

21–22/05 Shanghai (CN), rounds 1 and 2
23–24/07 Chang (THA), rounds 3 and 4
13–14/08 Kuala Lumpur (MAL), rounds 5 and 6
24–25/09 Korea (ROK), rounds 7 and 8
15–16/10 Penbay (ROC), rounds 9 and 10
04–05/11 Shanghai (CN), rounds 11 and 12

Audi patron group with clever pairing in ADAC GT Masters

Audi patron group Aust Motorsport formed in Rietberg, Germany, is entering a ADAC GT Masters with a earnest motorist duo. Audi bureau motorist Marco Bonanomi and a Swede Mikaela Åhlin-Kottulinsky will be pity an Audi R8 LMS in a racing array for GT3 sports cars. Åhlin-Kottulinsky competed in a Audi Sport TT Cup in 2015. Bonanomi will be aiding a immature womanlike motorist with his practice from LMP racing.

Audi R18 during Freeride Challenge in Italy

Audi is a central partner of a Freeride Challenge Punta Nera in a Dolomites. The spectators during a winter foe competition around Cortina d’Ampezzo were not usually anxious about a sparkling competitions on snow, though also got a ambience of engine racing. In together to a event, Audi displayed a R18 TDI with that a code won a 12 Hours of Sebring in 2012.

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