Audi Motorsport Newsletter 18/2016

Posted on 26. May, 2016 by in Audi Canada

Audi R8 LMS Cup: wins for Martin Rump and Rahel Frey

Audi R8 LMS Cup deteriorate starts in Shanghai: on a entrance of a new Audi R8 LMS in a renouned one-make crater in Asia, a fans witnessed a feat in a initial foe for youth Martin Rump forward of veterans Marchy Lee, Rahel Frey and fortifying Champion Alex Yoong. In a second race, a 50th Audi R8 LMS Cup race, a Swiss lady Rahel Frey distinguished a convincing start-finish feat from stick position. Second place went to Alessio Picariello forward of Alex Yoong. After a initial of 6 foe weekends in a championship, Rahel Frey sits atop a standings by 4 points from Martin Rump.

Three wins in Australia

Victory in a Victorian State Circuit Racing Championship (VSCRC) in Australia for Audi patron group Jamec Pem Racing: in a second foe weekend of a deteriorate during Sandown Raceway, Steven McLaughlan cumulative stick position in his Audi R8 LMS ultra before going on to win all 3 races.

Audi patron group takes 3 podiums in Thailand

Podium formula during deteriorate opener in a Thailand Super Series (TSS) in Buriram (Thailand): a Australian Daniel Bilski claimed a second and a prop of third places in an Audi R8 LMS entered by B-Quik Racing.

Audi R8 LMS for a PlayStation

From a foe lane to a PlayStation: a racing diversion Gran Turismo Sport, that is accessible from Nov in stores for a PlayStation 4, was presented to a dilettante press and fans in London. Gaming fans thereafter have a eventuality to expostulate an Audi R8 LMS that facilities a clothing of a 2015 Nürburgring 24 Hours race-winning car. An initial preview was given during a arrangement in London, where Audi motorist Kelvin outpost der Linde also in assemblage with a Audi R8 LMS.

DTM drivers energetically wait 24-hour race

Four Audi DTM drivers competition this entrance weekend (May 28–29) in a 24-hour foe during a Nürburgring. Last year’s leader Nico Müller starts for Audi Sport Team WRT. Edoardo Mortara, second in a DTM drivers’ classification, starts in one of a Audi R8 LMS cars entered by Phoenix Racing. Team Boss Ernst Moser’s patrol has already won a Eifel classical twice with Audi in 2012 and 2014. Mike Rockenfeller and Timo Scheider are not only group friends in a DTM. For a 24-hour race, they share an Audi R8 LMS from Montaplast by Land-Motorsport, that creates a entrance with a 4 rings this year.

Miguel Molina ‘down under’ in Audi R8 LMS

Miguel Molina creates a road to Australia between a dual DTM rounds in Spielberg and during a Lausitzring: this entrance weekend, a DTM motorist contests dual rounds of a Australian GT Championship on Philipp Island in an Audi R8 LMS. The Spaniard deputizes in a Audi patron group Jamec Pem Racing for fortifying Champion Christopher Mies, who is in movement for Audi Sport Team WRT during a 24-hour foe around a Nürburgring. For Molina it is a initial tour down underneath and a second foe in a GT3 sports car.

Rockenfeller drives ancestral tractor

Audi motorist Mike Rockenfeller faced an surprising plea during a DTM eventuality in Spielberg: Rockenfeller dared to barter between his nearby 460 hp Schaeffler Audi RS 5 DTM and get behind a circle of a Steyer Daimler Puch built in 1948. In a foe with dual DTM motorist colleagues, ‘Rocky’ also demonstrated his abilities with a tractor. The plea was to finish a slalom march within a specific time and thereafter to park a superannuated automobile backwards. In a end, Rockenfeller narrowly missed holding victory.

BBQ underneath a bull

To symbol a DTM foe weekend in Spielberg, Audi invited guest once again to a BBQ underneath a Red Bull Ring’s steel trademark. Innumerable guest marveled as Dieter Gass tapped a drink keg left handed. In further to a 8 DTM drivers and their group bosses, member from a ITR, a Red Bull Ring government as good as general media member supposed a invitation from a 4 rings. Among a attendees were also a ARD consultant Norbert Haug and a commission from Audi Hungary.

Audi TT crater adorns Audi Forum Neckarsulm

A distinguished addition: Visitors of Audi Forum Neckarsulm can now suffer a clear knowledge of a Audi Sport TT Cup foe automobile during tighten range. In a cradle of reward vehicles, a Audi TT crater is one of a many new exhibits. A competition with appealing prizes and engaging information about a “young” Audi one-make crater that entered a second deteriorate during a commencement of May element a arrangement of a Audi TT cup. Visitors will be means to suffer a 310-hp racing chronicle of a renouned sports automobile on-site until May 28.

Lucas di Grassi maintains Formula E championship lead

Lucas di Grassi confirmed his Formula E championship lead with third place in his ABT Schaeffler Audi Sport team’s home foe in Berlin. Before a final dual races in a electric racing series, that are hold in London on Jul 2–3, a Audi bureau motorist sits one indicate forward of Sébastien Buemi. Di Grassi distinguished together with his group partner Daniel Abt on a lectern in a feverishness of a German capital. The youngster scored a best outcome to date in his Formula E career after finishing second.

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