Audi Motorsport Newsletter 44/2015

Posted on 07. Dec, 2015 by in Audi Canada

Audi drivers Fässler/Lotterer/Tréluyer during FIA gala

Marcel Fässler, André Lotterer and Benoît Tréluyer as a runners-up in a FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) perceived their trophies in Paris. On Friday, a 3 Audi drivers attended a celebration eventuality during that a FIA respected all a esteem winners. In 2012, a motorist contingent won a first-ever FIA WEC title, was a second-best motorist patrol in 2013, 2014 and 2015, plus, with 10 particular victories clinched in 32 races, is heading a list of a many successful motorist pairings by a vast margin. In 2015, they were a usually group to mountain a lectern in all 8 FIA WEC events.

Marcel Fässler attends preview event

Audi motorist Marcel Fässler was a guest during a book preview eventuality in his local Switzerland on Wednesday. At a Speedy Garage in Romanel-sur-Lausanne not distant from Lake Geneva, a group of authors presented a ‘Les Suisses au Mans 2015’ yearbook. Christian Borel, Mario Luini, Gérard Vallat, Benoît Wyder and Jean-Marie Wyder have now published an extraordinary tenth volume of a series. The stream work presents a 2015 Le Mans 24 Hours as good as ancestral topics of a French continuation competition on 384 pages.

Edoardo Mortara and Jamie Green during Essen Motor Show

The fans of Germany’s vital motorsport trade satisfactory met with Audi’s DTM stars this weekend. Jamie Green, a runner-up in a 2015 championship season, and Edoardo Mortara, who finished in fourth place overall, sealed countless autographs during a Essen Motor Show and talked about their deteriorate in interviews. The dual drivers were guest during a trade satisfactory booths of a DTM and tire manufacturer Hankook on Saturday and Sunday.

Allan McNish visits ‘Q7 Island’ in China

Audi envoy Allan McNish accompanied a Audi Q7* display in a South Chinese range Hainan on Thursday. To this end, a 2013 WEC World Champion trafficked to a private island christened ‘Q7 Island’ for a occasion. The Scotsman explained a Q7 to a fabricated comparison media member and was on palm to give recommendation during a successive exam drives.

A word from … Rolf Michl

The motorist analysis for a Audi Sport TT Cup 2016 is finished. The obliged crew around Project Leader Rolf Michl are now spoilt for choice in a charge of allocating a 20 permanent cockpits to a budding talents.

What’s your end after a analysis process?

Interest in a Audi Sport TT Cup 2016 is huge. We perceived 125 applications from 36 nations. The crowd of general possibilities underlines a stress of a cup. We invited a many earnest talents to a two-stage analysis routine and got a really good sense about their abilities both on and off a competition track. From what we have seen, we am assured that we will be in a position nonetheless again to benefaction a clever motorist lineup.

What expectations do we have for a Audi Sport TT Cup 2016?

We aim to urge even serve a really high turn we saw final year. The illusory opening of a starters in a premiere deteriorate was one reason because a Audi Sport TT Cup determined itself on a racing theatre immediately.

Will there be any new facilities in 2016?

At this theatre in time, we can endorse that a Audi Sport TT Cup will competition alongside a DTM this entrance year in Budapest and during Zandvoort. We have increasing a series of permanent starters from 18 to 20, and have introduced a Rookie sequence for new drivers adult to a age of 20 in a TT Cup.

Promoting talent is of good significance in a Audi Sport TT Cup. Do a tip 3 finished from a premier deteriorate already have any petrify plans?

Our Champion Jan Kisiel and second placed Nicolaj Møller Madsen are now in tighten negotiations with GT3 teas from Audi Sport patron racing. As a result, they’ll substantially sojourn a partial of a Audi family and make their subsequent career step in a GT3 arena. We are gay that Dennis Marschall has motionless to expostulate another year in a Audi Sport TT Cup.

Coming adult subsequent week 

7/12 Benoît Tréluyer turns 39 years of age 

11–12/12 Sepang (MAL), 12 Hours Sepang

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