Audi Motorsport Newsletter 28/2016

Posted on 08. Aug, 2016 by in Audi Canada

A word from … Edoardo Mortara

The Italian about a joys of fatherhood, an outing into GT racing and his DTM pretension chances.

About 3 weeks ago we became a father for a initial time. How has a birth of your daughter Sofia altered your life?

It’s unequivocally good to be a father. we have some-more shortcoming now, though bland life has clearly altered some-more for my mother than for me. Due to unchanging breastfeeding, for example, she frequency gets any sleep. But we support her in all else as most as we can.

You used a brief DTM summer mangle final weekend for a run in a 24-hour competition during Spa. How was it?

I always tremendously suffer competing in a 24-hour competition – be it during Spa or during a Nürburgring. This year we contested both races for a initial time. It was unequivocally a good experience. Both races differ during lot from any other in terms of their characteristics. At a Nürburgring, there are several classes since GT3 cars exclusively competition during Spa. At Spa, we were even using in fifth place some of a time but, unfortunately, an collision during night caused us to remove some belligerent and we eventually took ninth place overall. I’m really grateful to Audi Sport and I.S.R. Racing for a event to competition during Spa. It’s always fun to expostulate a Audi R8 LMS.

Speaking about a DTM, you’re now in third place of a standings, though a usually motorist to have won some-more than one race, have mounted a lectern 4 times – another unequaled feat – and have a largest series of heading laps. What else is possible?

Unfortunately, a nonessential drive-through chastisement in Saturday’s competition during Zandvoort cost profitable points. Otherwise I’d be trailing a personality of a standings, Marco Wittmann, by only a few points. But I’m flattering happy with a approach a deteriorate has left so far. Nothing’s been motionless yet. I’m going to give my all in a remaining 8 races and afterwards we’ll see how I’ve fared in a end.

Coming adult subsequent week
11/08 Lucas di Grassi’s 32nd birthday
12–14/08 Utah (USA), turn 16 and 17, Pirelli World Challenge
13–14/08 Kuala Lumpur (MAL), turn 5 and 6, Audi R8 LMS Cup
13–14/08 Donington (GB), turn 6, GT Cup Championship

– End –

Tags: ,

Comments are closed.