Audi R8 LMS on stick during Spa

Posted on 25. Jul, 2015 by in Audi Canada

The second-best Audi motorist in a margin was final year’s leader Laurens Vanthoor. In sixth place, he was brief by 0.282 seconds of his team-mate Frank Stippler’s result. The dual Audi R8 LMS cars of Audi Sport Team Phoenix participated in a Superpole shootout as well. Nicki Thiim (DK) in a series ‘5’ automobile was not happy with a change of his competition automobile and achieved grid position 12. André Lotterer (D) in automobile series ‘6’ did not find a transparent path and had to settle for 14th place.

In addition, 6 of a prior era Audi R8 LMS ultra cars are competing in a Spa 24 Hours. Robin Frijns was a best motorist of one of these. The Dutchman achieved position 24 in automobile series ‘3’ for a Belgian Audi Club Team WRT. In a series ‘35’ Audi of Saintéloc, Edward Sandström (S) took position 28. Frédéric Vervisch (B) in a series ‘75’ ISR Audi, following a night subordinate session, was in 32nd place with his path time of 2m 19.857s. Pieter Schothorst (NL) trailed him in a series ‘4’ Audi of Team WRT in 36th place. At a same time, a Dutchman achieved 16th place in a Pro-Am category, trailed in 45th position by Team Parker Racing in automobile series ’24.’ Callum Macleod (GB) finished a path on a circuit in 2m 20.921s, that done him a second-best motorist in a Am category. Eleventh place in this category went to a Saintéloc Audi series ‘36’ driven by Philippe Haezebrouck (F).

The competition will start on Saturday during 16.30. The organizer offers live streaming on www.24hoursofspa.com/live. Eurosport will start the TV coverage during 18.00.

Qualifying formula

1 Frank Stippler (Audi R8 LMS #2) 2m 18.130s

2 Kevin Estre (McLaren #58) 2m 18.147s

3 Andrea Piccini (Ferrari #11) 2m 18.176s

4 Alvaro Parente (McLaren #59) 2m 18.254s

5 Maxime Soulet (Bentley #8) 2m 18.350s

6 Laurens Vanthoor (Audi R8 LMS #1) 2m 18.412s

7 Bernd Schneider (Mercedes #18) 2m 18.427s

8 Nick Catsburg (BMW #46) 2m 18.451s

9 Vincent Abril (Bentley #84) 2m 18.482s

10 Steven Kane (Bentley #7) 2m 18.492s 

12 Nicki Thiim (Audi R8 LMS #5) 2m 19.123s

14 André Lotterer (Audi R8 LMS #6) 2m 19.262s

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