Audi Motorsport Newsletter 27/2016

Posted on 01. Aug, 2016 by in Audi Canada

McNish presents Formula 3 trophies

Audi Sport Ambassador Allan McNish was not usually meddlesome in a eleven Audi R8 LMS when visiting of a 24 Hours of Spa, a deteriorate prominence of a Blancpain GT Series. The three-time Le Mans leader also followed a FIA Formula 3 European Championship and presented a trophies on a soap-box after a second competition of a single-seater series.

Timo Scheider kicks for a good cause

100,000 euros for a good means were lifted by a gift soccer compare between a “Nazionale Piloti” and a “Nowitzki Allstars” in Mainz. The choice of a competition drivers’ group enclosed Audi DTM motorist Timo Scheider. In annoy of a 6-9 defeat, a two-time DTM Champion was thrilled: “It was a cold soccer evening. we met an impossibly vast series of pleasing people and had good fun.”.

A word from … Chris Reinke

The Head of Audi Sport patron racing about a successes during a 24 Hours of Spa

You have 3 reasons to celebrate. What are we many gratified about?

We are unapproachable of a performances of a patron teams representing Audi Sport patron racing. We distinguished altogether feat during Spa in a manufacturers’ sequence ‘Coupe du Roi’. The opening of each group in a Pro, Pro-Am and Am categories is taken into care for this trophy. We would never have won this pretension though a customers. We are also gay for I.S.R. Racing and a second place in a Pro-Am classification. Igor Salaquarda’s group has not been partial of a Audi Sport patron racing family for so long, though warranted this success by good work. And lastly, Audi Sport Team WRT staged a honestly fascinating fightback. To unlap yourself 3 times and come behind from 42nd altogether to finish on a lectern is a illusory performance.

So many teams had never formerly started a 24 Hours of Spa with Audi. What does this success meant for you?

The manufacturers’ sequence reveals: nowhere in a universe is there such a good grid with so many GT3 sports cars, and it’s an respect that so many teams rest on Audi. Eleven of a world’s best sports automobile brands were collected during Spa and put 65 cars on a grid. We were a code with a second top volume of competition cars. There is no improved advert for a GT3 module than a trust shown by a teams. In a lead adult to a race, we also welcomed opposite business from other series’, including a motorist from Australia. And during Spa we handed over a 200th GT3 competition automobile that a organisation during Audi Sport patron racing built.

What are a subsequent goals for Audi Sport patron racing?

There are still copiousness of events to come on a calendars of a business in Australia, Asia, Europe and America. Different teams are also fighting for championship titles this year, and things are really moving in a one-make cups Audi R8 LMS Cup and Audi Sport TT Cup. And there are still some critical races to come this year, including a FIA GT Cup during Macau in November.

Coming adult subsequent week

04–07/08 Road America (USA), turn 8, IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship
05–07/08 Nürburgring (D), turn 9 and 10, ADAC GT Masters
05–07/08 Nürburgring (D), turn 7 and 8, Spezial Tourenwagen-Trophäe
06–07/08 Snetterton (GB), turn 7 and 8, British GT-Championship
05–07/08 Sepang (MAL), turn 2, Asian Le Mans Sprint Cup
06–07/08. Fuji (J), 4. Lauf Super GT

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