Audi Motorsport Newsletter 22/2015

Posted on 29. Jun, 2015 by in Audi Canada

Audi R8 LMS ultra finishes second and third in Italy

Audi Sport Team Italia distinguished a initial dual lectern formula of a deteriorate during a third Italian GT Championship competition weekend during Imola: after starting from a third row, Dindo Capello and Emanuele Zonzini fought their approach adult to second place in a initial race. Their group friends Andrea Amici and Marco Mapelli, who missed a initial competition due to a defect, also took a lectern after finishing third in a second race.

CRP Racing takes lectern finish during Road America

At a seventh turn of a Pirelli World Challenge during Road America (USA), Mike Skeen took a lectern finish in an Audi R8 LMS ultra for Audi patron group CRP Racing. Skeen finished third altogether in a eleventh competition of a season, that had been cancelled due to torrential sleet 4 weeks formerly in Detroit, and was now hold during Road America.

AB Sport Auto in a tip 3

The French Audi patron group AB Sport Auto took a lectern outcome in a difficulty during a fourth turn of a V de V Endurance Series in a three-hour competition during Dijon, France. Eric outpost de Vyver/Tiziano Carugati/Claude Terrier finished a continuation competition in third place in a GTV2 difficulty in their Audi R8 LMS.

Podium in a GTM class

Jerry Wang finished third in a GTM difficulty in an Audi R8 LMS fielded by Absolute Racing during a second GT Asia competition weekend hold during Okayama, Japan. Wang primarily led a GTM difficulty in a initial race, was put underneath vigour and forsaken down to third after a spin.

Audi in a Spa 24 Hours with Le Mans winners and a DTM Champion

Four Le Mans winners, a DTM Champion, and many GT winners – a 4 new Audi R8 LMS cars will be well-filled during a Spa 24 Hours on Jul 25/26, 2015. In Audi Sport Team WRT, final year’s winners, René Rast/Laurens Vanthoor/Markus Winkelhock (D/B/D) will share an R8 LMS. Sitting in a second competition automobile will be dual former winners of a iconic competition in a Ardennes, Frank Stippler (D) and Stéphane Ortelli (MC), and DTM motorist Nico Müller (CH), who distinguished a initial 24-hour competition feat for a new R8 LMS during a Nürburgring in May. Audi Sport Team Phoenix will margin a GT3 sports automobile for Marcel Fässler (CH) and André Lotterer (D). The three-time Le Mans winners will share pushing duties with Mike Rockenfeller (D), a 2013 DTM champion and 2010 Le Mans winner. In a second Phoenix cockpit, 3 24-hour Nürburgring competition winners, Christopher Mies (D), Christian Mamerow (D) and Nicki Thiim (DK), will take turns during a wheel.

Edoardo Mortara to start in Audi R8 LMS Cup

Edoardo Mortara will competition 3 races in Asia usually one week after a DTM competition around a Norisring. The Audi motorist competes as wildcard starter in a Audi R8 LMS Cup during a third eventuality of a deteriorate in Taiwan. The pro racer from Geneva competed as guest in Audi Sport patron racing Asia’s one-make prize in 2012 and 2013. At that time he took victories in Shanghai and Macau. “It’s always good to lapse to a Audi R8 LMS Cup and to magnitude yourself opposite your opponents,” pronounced a 28-year aged Italian.

Audi welcomes guest from competition and attention in Nuremberg

Athletes from dual opposite disciplines visited a Audi racers during a Norisring. The ice hockey players from ERC Ingolstadt and FC Ingolstadt group members got a ambience for racing in a core of Nuremberg with Audi’s DTM squad. Maria-Elisabeth Schaeffler-Thumann, General Partner of a Schaeffler Group, also visited a third DTM weekend.

Two Scandinavians during a Norisring

With Tom Kristensen and Edward Sandström, dual racing drivers from Scandinavia connected with Audi achieved opposite jobs during a Norisring. Sandström jumped between pushing a Audi RS 5 DTM Race Taxi and a Audi R8 LMS. The Swede directed his strange winning automobile from a 24 hours during a Nürburgring in May. Tom Kristensen attended a eventuality during a Norisring as ‘Race Consultant’ for a Race Stewards. The Dane also presented a trophies during a FIA Formula 3 European Championship feat ceremony. The nine-time Le Mans leader finished his career final year. In November, he earnings to a competition automobile cockpit for a ‘Race of Champions’ in London.

Audi employees and partners hearten on from a stands

The Audi teams and drivers were gratified once again about a clever support during a Norisring. More than 1,300 Audi employees were not going to skip a eventuality to hearten on their racers on plcae in a worker tent. However, a competition in Nuremberg is not usually a home eventuality for a Ingolstadt formed company. The Schaeffler Group, one of Audi’s partners in a DTM, is formed in Herzogenaurach. 1,000 association employees visited a third DTM competition weekend. The Hoffmann Group was also in Nuremberg with several hundred employees and customers.

Fascination Le Mans during Goodwood and in Nuremberg

Audi brought a aptitude of a 24 Hours of Le Mans to Germany and England. Benoît Tréluyer gathering a Audi R18 e-tron quattro from Le Mans in front of outrageous crowds during a ‘Festival of Speed’ during Goodwood. His stablemates André Lotterer and Oliver Jarvis were in direct for autographs and interviews. Their WEC group partner Marcel Fässler visited a DTM during a Norisring, where a Swiss gathering a Audi RS 5 DTM Race Taxi and presented a prize during a Audi Sport TT Cup feat ceremony. Like a open during Goodwood, a German fans could also admire an Audi R18 e-tron quattro, that was on arrangement on Audi’s mount in Nuremberg.

Audi operative Leena Gade advertises for her profession

Experience from Le Mans in a auditorium: Leena Gade, who has won a 24 Hours of Le Mas 3 times as Audi competition engineer, spoke as guest orator during a ‘National Women in Engineering Day’. The Institution of Mechanical Engineers in London had invited womanlike students as good as operative womanlike engineers to share experiences. “It’s good to accommodate other womanlike engineers,” pronounced Leena Gade. “This eventuality has grown definitely for many years now and inspires immature women for a occupation.”

Tom Kristensen tries high-speed sailing

Audi Sport fable Tom Kristensen paid nonetheless another revisit to a Kieler Woche when he attended a 121st using of a eventuality on Monday and Tuesday. The nine-time leader of a 24 Hours of Le Mans insisted on holding a eventuality during a regatta, hold given 1882, to cruise on a Baltic Sea on a Oman Sail team’s MOD70-Trimaran skippered by Frenchman Sidney Gavignet. With a limit speed of adult to 40 knots, this racing difficulty is regarded as one of a fastest in a world. Audi is reward partner to a Kieler Woche given 2010.

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