Audi Motorsport Newsletter 20/2016

Posted on 06. Jun, 2016 by in Audi Canada

Valuable exam kilometers for Audi during Le Mans

Audi is prepared for a toughest competition of a year – a 24 Hours of Le Mans. The 13.629 kilometer prolonged competition lane is usually sealed off for a exam day and competition week. “For this reason it’s even some-more critical to use this time productively. We started a exam day with minute programs,” pronounced Head of Audi Motorsport Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich. The dual Audi R18 finished a sum of 138 laps in France. This equates to 1,881 kilometers. Lucas di Grassi (BR), who starts with Loïc Duval (F) and Oliver Jarvis (GB), set a 3m 21.375s path to record a fastest time of a day with a start series ‘8’. His advantage: 0.895 seconds. The sister automobile of Marcel Fässler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer (CH/D/F) mislaid about dual hours in a afternoon due to changing a check on a front spindle and finished fourth. “Nevertheless, we achieved some critical targets and are already good modernized with a set-up of a competition cars,” pronounced Dr. Ullrich. The competition week starts for Audi on Jun 13 with technical scrutineering in a Le Mans city center, a 24-hour competition starts on Jun 18.

Podium finish and ADAC GT Masters championship lead

At a third turn of a ADAC GT Masters season, Christopher Mies and Connor De Phillippi shielded their championship lead in a Audi R8 LMS from a Montaplast by Land-Motorsport squad. In a initial race, a motorist twin constructed an considerable quip expostulate to pierce from 16th on a grid to finish sixth. In a second race, a dual drivers were using fourth for many laps and pressurizing a third placed car. Thanks to a stop-and-go chastisement for their opposition only a few mins before a finish, Mies and De Phillippi changed adult to third and in doing so defended their championship lead, now 3 points, before a summer break.

Audi patron group wins during Donington

The Audi patron group Tockwith Motorsport claimed a feat in a third turn of a Dunlop Endurance Championship deteriorate during Donington, Great Britain. Phil Hanson and Nigel Moore, who had started from stick position in an Audi R8 LMS, crossed a finish line during a finish of a 3 hour competition with a one-lap advantage over their closest rivals and also set a fastest lap.

Molina dedicates DTM feat to Luis Salom and Carlos Castella

Miguel Molina dedicated his second feat in a DTM competition to a Moto2 racer Luis Salom who mislaid his life on Friday and to his crony Carlos Castella who upheld divided recently. “I listened a news that Luis Salom has left us after a large crash,” pronounced Molina. “Carlos was a crony of a family and had accompanied me in a DTM from my initial race. My feat here during a Lausitzring is for both of them and will always be related with their names.”

World Champions guest during a Lausitzring

Three well-developed German athletes visited a Motorsport Festival during a Lausitzring. Shot put World Champion David Storl, ski jumping World Champion Richard Freitag and biathlon double World Champion Erik Lesser enjoyed a movement adult tighten with Audi during a DTM eventuality during a Lausitzring. Erik Lesser gathering alongside Manuel Reuter in a Audi RS 5 DTM competition cab and was visibly impressed. “The energy and a speed are enormous. I’ve positively got a ambience now and would adore to get behind a steering circle once myself,” pronounced Lesser.

Audi RS 5 DTM meets Audi R8 LMS

At a Motorsport Festival during a Lausitzring, a Audi RS 5 DTM and Audi R8 LMS GT3 sportscar competed during a same competition eventuality for a initial time. Connor De Phillippi, ADAC GT Masters championship personality together with Christopher Mies, used a print event with Edoardo Mortara to try a chair for distance in his Castrol EDGE Audi RS 5 DTM. “I gathering in a DTM ancillary module for 3 years, and apparently we dream of racing in a DTM yourself,” says a US American. “It was good that Edo took a time to explain a cockpit to me.”

Mattias Ekström attends universe premiere of new Audi A5

Audi distinguished a universe premiere of a new A5 and S5 Coupé with a fantastic 3D lightshow on Thursday dusk during a Ingolstadt headquarters. Among a heading protagonists was Audi bureau motorist Mattias Ekström: a Swede gathering an Audi RS 5 DTM onto a Piazza before a new A5 was unveiled. “It was a miraculous uncover and I’m unapproachable that we was means to be a partial of this universe premiere,” pronounced Ekström, who trafficked directly from a display to a Motorsport Festival during a Lausitzring. “I’m certain that we can make a good competition automobile from a new A5.”

Audi Sport with new Twitter address

Audi Sport’s central Twitter comment has a new name. Current information about Audi’s motorsport joining is now accessible during a simply remembered residence @audisport. Audi Sport has been recording fast expansion on Twitter. At a moment, Audi Sport has some-more than 95,000 supporters – and their series is flourishing each day.

Audi Sport renouned during Instagram

Audi Sport’s central Instagram comment is apropos increasingly popular. The comment has now damaged a 100,000 subscriber mark. From a WEC around DTM and a Audi Sport TT Cup to GT racing – Audi Sport shows a best photos from a colorful motorsport universe of a 4 rings on www.instagram.com/audi__sport. Instagram is an component of Audi Sport’s extensive amicable media offer alongside Facebook and Twitter.

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