Audi Motorsport Newsletter 22/2016

Posted on 26. Jun, 2016 by in Audi Canada

VLN: Christopher Mies and Connor De Phillippi win for Land-Motorsport

In intensely formidable conditions with haze and complicated rain, Team Montaplast by Land-Motorsport distinguished a 20th feat in a VLN Endurance Championship Nürburgring. Christopher Mies and Connor De Phillippi, who had started a competition in an Audi R8 LMS from stick position, were using in second place adult to a final stage. In a final 30 mins of a four-hour race, Christopher Mies with consistently quick path times took a lead and crossed a finish line as a leader with some-more than a two-minute advantage.

Audi patron group on lectern during Le Castellet

A lectern place was achieved by Filipe Albuquerque, Rodrigo Baptista and Blancpain GT rookie Jan Magnussen in turn 3 of a Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup deteriorate during Le Castellet, France. The contingent had started a six-hour competition from grid position 20 in an Audi R8 LMS of Belgian Audi Club Team WRT. With a clever and exquisite liberation and a good plan Albuquerque, Baptista and Magnussen went on to explain third place.

Prominent guest revisit DTM during a Norisring

During a DTM home turn during a Norisring, Audi welcomed countless obvious guests. Slalom ace Fritz Dopfer and soccer actor Dominik Kohr from FC Augsburg would not skip a eventuality of chauffeuring several Audi DTM campaigners during a motorist parade. Conversely, it was TV horde Oliver Pocher who got to suffer a float in a Audi RS 5 DTM competition taxi. Also during a venue in Nuremberg were actor Frederick Lau, Bundesliga actor Josip Drmic and YouTuber Tom Shuffle.

Employees and partners support Audi during Norisring

During a DTM home turn during a Norisring, Audi Sport teams and competition drivers enjoyed support in vast numbers. More than 1,000 Audi employees kept their fingers crossed during a venue. From a Schaeffler Group, some 1,000 employees trafficked to a Norisring as good and gave Mike Rockenfeller a special welcome. The association formed in Herzogenaurach is one of Audi’s partners in a DTM. The Hoffmann Group was benefaction during a Nuremberg city travel competition as well. Some 900 employees of a apparatus dilettante secure utterly for Jamie Green in a Hoffmann Group Audi RS 5 DTM.

Audi Sport Team Rosberg visits Hoffmann Group

Before a competition weekend during a Norisring, an engaging revisit was on Audi Sport Team Rosberg’s agenda. The DTM group took a debate of a logistics core for collection of a Hoffmann Group in Nuremberg, that is regarded as a largest and many complicated one of a kind in Europe. Up to 60,000 equipment per day are processed there. Team Director Arno Zensen was apparently tender following a debate of a 36,000-square scale warehouse. “The measure are remarkable. In addition, we were preoccupied by a voice-controlled sequence picking record being used here. The revisit was a good eventuality in each respect,” pronounced Zensen whose group is fielding a Hoffmann Group Audi RS 5 DTM of Jamie Green.

Nico Müller gains initial sailing knowledge in Audi ultra Cup

During his revisit to a “Kieler Woche” sailing event, Nico Müller gained racing knowledge on unknown terrain: The DTM motorist competed in a fourth book of a Audi ultra Cup with a J/70 keel vessel for a “Audi Sport” team. Together with Le Mans record hilt Tom Kristensen, Max Christiansen from FC Ingolstadt 04 and navigator Oliver Schwall, a Swiss sailed in a stirring regatta and finished runner-up. “Despite there not being many wind, it was utterly exhausting. we had a lot of fun and we would adore to come behind and take partial again, if a eventuality arises,” pronounced Müller.

Fascinating motorsport during Goodwood Festival of Speed

At a Goodwood Festival of Speed in a south of England, spectators gifted perfect motorsport flair. At a tradition-steeped British event, five-time Le Mans leader Frank Biela gathering a Audi V8 quattro DTM in that he had won a DTM 25 years ago. Together with Audi Sport Ambassador Emanuele Pirro and Oliver Jarvis, who took third place in a Le Mans 24 Hours final weekend, he sealed autographs and acted for pictures. The renouned Pink Floyd drummer and automobile fan Nick Mason gathering an Auto Union Type C, a many successful indication of a Auto Union Silver Arrows before World War II. DTM star Mattias Ekström’s rallycross group was represented during Goodwood as well. As Ekström was racing in a DTM during a Norisring during a same time, a Briton Andrew Jordan gathering a Audi S1 EKS RX quattro.

Emotional farewell to Leena Gade

After a Le Mans 24 Hours, Audi Sport Team Joest pronounced goodbye to their long-standing competition operative Leena Gade. The British operative has guided Marcel Fässler, André Lotterer and Benoît Tréluyer 3 times to a Le Mans win, one universe championship pretension and a sum of 10 competition wins in a FIA World Endurance Championship WEC. She now switches to another code within a Volkswagen Group. Ralf Jüttner, group executive of Audi Sport Team Joest, thanked her with an unusual present: Leena Gade perceived a team’s 2011 Le Mans winner’s trophy. This was a initial year that she won a continuation competition for Audi with her motorist combination. That competition was well-developed as a winning domain of a usually finishing Audi was a small 13.854 seconds.

Representatives of Audi during FIA Sport Conference

Audi motorist Lucas di Grassi, competition operative Leena Gade and a dual long-standing Audi drivers Allan McNish and Emanuele Pirro were invited to pronounce during a FIA Sport Conference. In a Centro Congressi of Turin’s Lingotto district, a member of Audi common their opinions on a past, benefaction and destiny of motorsport in front of an fervent and packaged audience. They welcomed several hundred representatives from sports clubs from all over a universe who continued a discussion in full sessions and several seminars.

Race drivers base for teams in UEFA EURO 2016

One round-of-16 compare in a UEFA EURO 2016 had special stress for a drivers from a Audi Sport TT Cup. The Pole Gosia Rdest and a Swiss Yves Meyer jointly watched a duel of their countries on television. Following feat of a Polish group on penalties Rdest was delighted. “I’ve been examination a European Championship with good seductiveness and am really happy about feat for Poland,” pronounced Rdest for whom a day so finished on a certain note. In competition one of a Audi Sport TT Cup during a Norisring, a 23-year-old was forced to retire after an collision in that she was not during fault.

Triple joining for EKS

Mattias Ekström’s group had commitments during 3 venues this weekend. At a Norisring, a Audi S1 EKS RX quattro, Mattias Ekström and Toomas Heikkinen visited a AUTO BILD MOTORSPORT Lounge. From there, Heikkinen directly trafficked on to a Kieler Woche where a Finn took guest of Audi’s for rides in a near-600-hp rallycross car. At a Goodwood Festival of Speed, a British furloughed automobile supporter Andrew Jordan gathering an S1 of Team EKS.

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