Audi Motorsport Newsletter 39/2015

Posted on 02. Nov, 2015 by in Audi Canada

Alex Yoong wins Audi R8 LMS Cup

In an sparkling finale, Alex Yoong won a Audi R8 LMS Cup for a second time in a row. The Malaysian competition motorist clinched his fourth win of a deteriorate in turn twelve of a array during Shanghai. Runner-up was associate pretension contender Cheng Congfu brazen of Rahel Frey. In turn 13, a final competition of a season, Yoong had to start with 50 kilograms of counterbalance overdue to his success and forsaken behind to sixth position. His competition Cheng Congfu finished third behind Aditya Patel and Marchy Lee. Hence a Chinese was beaten by only one point. “That was intensely nerve-wracking, though a pretension tastes all a sweeter,” pronounced a happy Yoong.

Audi drivers accommodate Cup winners

Audi’s 6 WEC drivers congratulated their code colleagues after a pretension preference in a Audi R8 LMS Cup. Marcel Fässler, André Lotterer, Benoît Tréluyer, Lucas di Grassi, Loïc Duval and Oliver Jarvis met a best drivers of a one-make crater during Shanghai. Race leader Aditya Patel, pretension leader Alex Yoong, runner-up Cheng Congfu and third-placed Marchy Lee, as good as pledge pretension leader Daniel Bilski and runner-up Alex Au, were gratified to accept a good wishes and to be photographed with a Audi Sport drivers.

Class feat in a VLN

In a deteriorate culmination of a VLN Endurance Championship Nürburgring, Team Twin Busch Motorsport in a Audi R8 LMS ultra clinched a feat in a SP9 class. In a altogether classification, Marc Basseng, Marc and Dennis Busch, who had been heading a margin in between, took fourth place.

Craig Lowndes in new Audi R8 LMS during Bathurst

Craig Lowndes is returning to a towering with Audi. The Australian furloughed automobile star and three-time champion in a V8 Supercar Series had formerly been partial of Audi’s choice in a Bathurst 12 Hour from 2011 to 2013. In 2014, Lowndes motionless a competition during Mount Panorama in his favor. From Feb 5 to 7, 2016, a 41-year-old Australian will be competing for a Jamec Pem patrol in a new Audi R8 LMS. It’s a initial outfit carrying opted for a new R8 LMS. Steve McLaughlan’s Team Jamec Pem is now heading a Australian GT Championship with Christopher Mies in a Audi R8 LMS ultra. “I’m already looking brazen to participating again with an Audi,” says Lowndes. “After we hardly missed feat twice, we still have some unprepared business. we trust that a new Audi R8 LMS will be one of a strongest cars in a margin subsequent year.”

First immature motorist analysis for a 2016 Audi Sport TT Cup

One week following a culmination of a 2015 Audi Sport TT Cup during Hockenheim, preparations for a second deteriorate of a Audi one-make crater continue in full swing. A sum of 20 immature drivers from 7 nations had been invited for an analysis training event by a Audi Sport TT Cup team. At a contrast trickery of a Audi pushing knowledge in Groß Dölln nearby Berlin, a drivers valid their bravery in a Audi TTS and Audi R8 Coupé. In addition, they presented themselves to a group in personal meetings. The aim of a possibilities is clear: they would like to secure one of a entries for a 2016 Audi Sport TT Cup and competition races in a 310-hp Audi TT crater automobile subsequent year. “We’ve again met a series of earnest talents and are going to entice a best ones for a final analysis during Vallelunga in December,” pronounced Project Leader Rolf Michl. For a entrance season, 20 instead of a prior 18 entries for permanent drivers will be offered. Applications for a 2016 Audi Sport TT Cup can still be submitted until Nov 15. Application form to download during www.audi-motorsport.com.

Richie Stanaway visits Audi

Junior motorist Richie Stanaway from New Zealand visited Audi Sport Team Joest during a FIA WEC competition weekend during Shanghai. The 23-year-old will be participating in a supposed Young Driver Test in Bahrain on Nov 22 to exam a Audi R18 e-tron quattro. Stanaway met with Chris Reinke, Head of LMP during Audi Sport, connected with a group for a initial time and got to know a hybrid sports car.

Award for Audi R18 e-tron quattro

The special-interest repository ‘Modell Fahrzeug’ has famous a best tiny cars for a 25th time. The Audi R18 e-tron quattro perceived an endowment as a best indication automobile of a year 2015 in difficulty B. The 1-87-scale Le Mans antecedent done by Spark Model is a tiny of a competition automobile in that Loïc Duval/Tom Kristensen/Allan McNish won a 2013 Le Mans 24 Hours.

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