Audi prepared for Texan racing festival

Posted on 09. Sep, 2016 by in Audi Canada

The second Audi R18 from Audi Sport Team Joest is always able of delivering tip performances as good and ranks in fourth place of a standings. In 2016, automobile array 7 has taken stick position twice. Following fifth place during Spa, position 4 during Le Mans and third place during a Nürburgring, array 7, on clinching second place in Mexico, continued a ceiling trend. At Austin, Marcel Fässler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer (CH/D/F) are aiming to repeat their 2014 win.

The “Circuit of a Americas” nearby Austin in a south of Texas is 5.513 kilometers prolonged and a quite intriguing track. 20 corners with rarely opposite radii plea a engineers with honour to environment adult a foe cars and 41 meters of true disproportion between a lowest and a top lane sections are clearly noticeable. Plus, this is a usually lane on a FIA WEC calendar on that a teams expostulate counter-clockwise. This puts a aria on opposite flesh groups of a drivers and a mechanics have to adjust their ways of operative during array stops.

The foe in a United States is hold in an critical marketplace for Audi. In a initial 7 months of a year, a association was a usually code to boost a sales in a core competition, by 3.6 percent to 115,298 automobiles.

The assembly during Austin can demeanour brazen to another sports automobile philharmonic this year. The Texan foe weekend billed as “Lone Star Le Mans” combines a FIA WEC and a IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship to a corner event. Three Audi patron racing cars, fielded by Teams Magnus Racing and Stevenson Motorsports, are competing in a IMSA series. The Audi R8 LMS has distinguished an extraordinary 7 lectern places in a IMSA GTD category this year, including a dual victories by Magnus Racing during Daytona and Lime Rock Park.

Consequently, a fans during Austin will be treated to scarcely 9 hours of true racing on Saturday. Following a IMSA round, a 6-hour FIA WEC foe will start during 17:00 internal time (00:00 CEST). The array will be stirring a fans with a singular night atmosphere of continuation racing until 23:00 internal time, culminating in a vital arrangement of fireworks as a visible and acoustical prominence of a event.

The TV channel Eurosport will be airing live and full-length coverage of a foe in Germany during a night from Saturday to Sunday, 00:00 to 06:15 (CEST). Audi is going to keep a fans ceaselessly adult to speed on Facebook (AudiSport) and Twitter (@audisport).

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