Audi Motorsport Newsletter 38/2016

Posted on 16. Oct, 2016 by in Audi Canada

Mapelli and Vanthoor on lectern in Italy

In a culmination of a Italian GT Championship deteriorate during Mugello, Marco Mapelli and Laurens Vanthoor in a Audi R8 LMS of Team Audi Sport Italia clinched third place in both races. As a result, Marco Mapelli finished a deteriorate as runner-up in a Italian Super GT3 Championship, trailing Italians Stefano Gai and Mirko Venturi. Third place in a standings went to Felipe Albuquerque, who had to skip a culmination due to a WEC joining in Japan. In a GT3 classification, Mathias Russo and Emanuele Zonzini in a Audi R8 LMS ultra finished a deteriorate in second place of a standings as well, trailing Federico Leo and Eddie Cheever.

HCB-Rutronik Racing wins dual titles

In a DMV GTC deteriorate culmination during Oschersleben, Fabian Plentz in a Audi R8 LMS of Audi’s patron organisation HCB-Rutronik Racing achieved a autocratic feat in competition two. As a result, Plentz cumulative a altogether pretension in a DMV GTC with a 28-point advantage. His teammate Tommy Tulpe finished a deteriorate in third place of a standings. In a Dunlop 60 Championship hold as partial of a DMV GTC ancillary program, Tommy Tulpe and Fabian Plentz in a Audi R8 LMS usually hardly missed a lectern place in a finale, though with an advantage of 4.75 points jointly won a title.

Max Edelhoff wins rookie title

Title success for Max Edelhoff: In annoy of a retirement in a deteriorate culmination during Brno, a 20-year-old youth motorist finished a deteriorate in a 24H International Endurance Series as Rookie Champion. Edelhoff had driven an Audi R8 LMS of Team Car Collection Motorsport.

Audi R8 LMS Cup: victories by Rahel Frey and Alessio Picariello

On a penultimate weekend of a Audi R8 LMS Cup in Taiwan, Rahel Frey distinguished a widespread feat in competition one. The Swiss overtook stick sitter Alex Yoong in spin one and extended her lead to some-more than twelve seconds by a finish of a race. Second place went to Alessio Picariello forward of Martin Rump. Title defender Alex Yoong who contested a competition with 50 kilograms of additional weight claimed fourth place following an occurrence of physique contact. In a second race, Alessio Picariello achieved his initial feat in a Audi R8 LMS Cup, violence Rahel Frey and Alex Yoong to a mottled dwindle by a slight margin. As a result, Picariello will be roving to a deteriorate culmination during Shanghai (November 4–5) as a new personality of a standings with a three-point advantage over Alex Yoong. Rahel Frey is ranked in third place of a standings with a 14-point deficit.

FIA World Rallycross Championship: Ekström takes Hamburg by storm

Mattias Ekström stopped in Hamburg with his EKS rallycross team. Before turn eleven of a FIA World Rallycross Championship during a Estering, Ekström visited a northern German capital to attend a media day, stirring large onlookers, though not usually them. Hamburg thespian and actor Lotto King Karl was invited to lay in a passenger’s chair of a Audi S1 EKS RX quattro and did a few laps together with a Swede. The lane announcer of a Bundesliga soccer bar Hamburger SV was apparently preoccupied by a 560-hp rallycross super automobile in that Ekström cumulative an early World Championship pretension win during a Estering.

Tom Kristensen during World Final of a Audi quattro Cup

Tom Kristensen visited a finals of a world’s largest pledge contest array in golf. From Oct 6–10, a best 56 teams from a 750 prior tournaments met for a World Final of a Audi quattro Cup in Spain. At a Real Club de Golf El Prat in Barcelona, a nine-time Le Mans leader greeted a golfers, as good as former veteran soccer actor Hasan “Brazzo” Salihamidžić.

Renowned support for Audi Sport Team Rosberg

Audi Sport Team Rosberg had a special and, during a same time, informed believer in a ranks during a DTM culmination during Hockenheim. Former Formula 1 Champion Keke Rosberg, who founded a organisation formed in Neustadt, would not skip a event to keep his fingers crossed on site for his patrol headed by organisation trainer Arno Zensen. Although Rosberg takes a behind chair in regulating a outfit’s daily business, he spasmodic stands during a authority post and provides some impetus. His son, Nico, started his motorsport career in his father’s organisation and now has good chances of winning a pretension in a Formula 1 World Championship.

Track debate with Tom Kristensen

Several reporters were treated to a debate of a lane with Le Mans record leader Tom Kristensen during a DTM culmination during Hockenheim. The organisation of 10 media member from Russia lonesome all a pivotal sections of a 4.574-kilometer Hockenheim ring on scooters. During a stops in between, Kristensen kept providing minute discernment into a prudent set-up of a DTM cars and suggested tips for a best pushing style. The Dane himself competed for Audi in a DTM between 2004 and 2011, celebrating a sum of 4 victories.

Apprentices emanate prize for Audi Sport TT Cup

In a deteriorate culmination of a Audi Sport TT Cup during a Hockenheimring, Joonas Lappalainen was crowned champion. He perceived an considerable trophy: with a tallness of 72 centimeters and a weight of 15 kilograms. Based on a minute 3D design, Audi apprentices in Neckarsulm cut a prize from an aluminum retard regulating a CNC lathe.

Champion in Audi Sport TT Cup to accept promotion

Joonas Lappalainen has reason to be happy not usually about a pretension in Audi Sport TT Cup and a large trophy. As in a initial season, a best immature motorist in a Audi one-make crater will accept support for his destiny motorsport career. This year, a altogether leader in a Audi Sport TT Cup will be postulated a growth event value 150,000 euros within Audi Sport patron racing’s patron competition program, that has been stretched by including a TCR.

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