Audi says goodbye with one-two victory

Posted on 20. Nov, 2016 by in Audi Canada

As a result, Grassi/Duval/Jarvis crossed a finish line after 6 hours with a 16-second advantage, achieving their second feat this deteriorate following a 6 Hours of Spa in May. In addition, they recaptured position dual in a standings. Their teammates Fässler/Lotterer/Tréluyer finished a one-two, earning Audi a best outcome of a season. With that, Audi looks behind on a sports automobile epoch with an exquisite lane record. Since 1999, a LMP competition cars with a 4 rings have won 107 of 187 races in America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. In a FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) given 2012, Audi has stood for bests as well. On 16 occasions, a brand’s sports cars were on stick position, winning 17 of 41 races. 23 fastest competition laps finish this tally. No other manufacturer has been some-more successful in even only one of these categories. In addition, Audi clinched dual drivers’ and dual manufacturers’ universe championship titles.

“Our goal had been to grasp a limit currently in Bahrain, and that’s accurately what we did,” pronounced Stefan Dreyer, Head of LMP during Audi Sport. “A outrageous appreciate we goes to this tip team, to Audi Sport Team Joest, to a drivers, and to all a people who done this probable behind a scenes in Neuburg, Neckarsulm and Ingolstadt. As romantic and touching this farewell might seem it is matched by a fun we feel about this tip sporting opening with a one-two outcome and a dual vice-championship titles. Sincere congratulations to everyone.”

Race results

1 Di Grassi/Duval/Jarvis (Audi R18) 201 laps

2 Fässler/Lotterer/Tréluyer (Audi R18) +16.419s

3 Bernhard/Hartley/Webber (Porsche) +1m 17.001s

4 Buemi/Davidson/Nakajima (Toyota) –1 lap

5 Conway/Kobayashi/Sarrazin (Toyota) –1 lap

6 Dumas/Jani/Lieb (Porsche) –3 laps

7 Imperatori/Kraihamer/Tuscher (Rebellion) –10 laps

8 Kaffer/Trummer/Webb (CLM P1/01) –14 laps

9 Brundle/Rast/Rusinov (Oreca-Nissan) –17 laps

10 Albuquerque/Gonzalez/Senna (Ligier-Nissan) –17 laps

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